Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 203 205
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 -23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.071% 0.071% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.47% 0.39% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
South West median daily rate - £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.60% -11.23%
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +12.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -42.40% +108.33%

WebSphere Application Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 853 1030 1146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.21% 18.16% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 725 792
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% -1.33%
10th Percentile £222 £213 £200
90th Percentile £538 £523 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -27.39% +101.28%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.95 £42.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £20.71 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.56% +8.33%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in the South West

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in the South West

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in the South West

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset -3 4 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Groovy
1 4 (100.00%) nginx
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) PaaS
1 4 (100.00%) iPad
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Docker

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (100.00%) nginx
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
1 4 (100.00%) React
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (100.00%) iPad
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Groovy
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet