Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 18 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
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 157 152
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 31 52 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.90% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.60% 4.92% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 49
South West median daily rate £470 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +3.09% +29.33%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £380
90th Percentile £500 £580 £575
England median daily rate £498 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +4.17% -11.66% +30.40%

WebSphere 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 861 1057 1156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.32% 18.20% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 740 798
South West median daily rate £385 £361 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.57% -2.36% -1.33%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £200
90th Percentile £538 £519 £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 52
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £39.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -26.94% +105.32%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.00 £12.29
90th Percentile £54.95 £42.50 £46.35
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +6.35%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the South West

WebSphere
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 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in the South West

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in the South West

WebSphere
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 in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in the South West

WebSphere
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 within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Devon - 18 £470 -
Gloucestershire +4 4 - -
Somerset -6 4 - -
Bristol -10 4 - - 1
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (80.65%) Jenkins
3 23 (74.19%) Linux
3 23 (74.19%) Tomcat
4 19 (61.29%) IBM
4 19 (61.29%) XML
4 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
5 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (48.39%) DB2
6 15 (48.39%) EJB
6 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
7 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
8 13 (41.94%) Java EE
8 13 (41.94%) CentOS
8 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (41.94%) Struts
8 13 (41.94%) Subversion
8 13 (41.94%) JBoss
8 13 (41.94%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (32.26%) nginx
9 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (32.26%) Open Source
9 10 (32.26%) Puppet
9 10 (32.26%) DevOps
10 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
11 8 (25.81%) Big Data
11 8 (25.81%) HTTP
11 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
11 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management

WebSphere
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 23 (74.19%) Tomcat
2 13 (41.94%) JBoss
3 10 (32.26%) nginx
4 6 (19.35%) Apache
4 6 (19.35%) IIS
4 6 (19.35%) Jetty
4 6 (19.35%) Mongrel
5 4 (12.90%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
5 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (6.45%) Confluence
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (12.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (19.35%) Google App Engine
2 6 (19.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (12.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) HTTP
2 6 (19.35%) DHCP
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) FTP
2 6 (19.35%) IPsec
2 6 (19.35%) SSL
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) DB2
2 8 (25.81%) Big Data
3 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.90%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (80.65%) Jenkins
2 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
3 13 (41.94%) Subversion
4 6 (19.35%) Travis CI
5 4 (12.90%) JMeter
5 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
5 4 (12.90%) Selenium
5 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.45%) Ant
6 2 (6.45%) Artifactory
6 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.45%) JIRA
6 2 (6.45%) Maven
6 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 19 (61.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) C++ Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C++/Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) XML
2 15 (48.39%) EJB
3 13 (41.94%) Java EE
3 13 (41.94%) Struts
4 8 (25.81%) J2EE
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
5 6 (19.35%) .NET
5 6 (19.35%) Servlets
5 6 (19.35%) SOAP
6 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
6 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) JSON
6 4 (12.90%) Node.js
6 4 (12.90%) React
6 4 (12.90%) REST
6 4 (12.90%) RESTful
6 4 (12.90%) XSD
7 2 (6.45%) CSS3
7 2 (6.45%) HTML5
7 2 (6.45%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (12.90%) iPad
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) CentOS
2 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.90%) AIX
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
4 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
3 13 (41.94%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) DevOps
4 10 (32.26%) Open Source
5 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 4 (12.90%) Analytical Thinking
7 4 (12.90%) Data Architecture
7 4 (12.90%) Data Integration
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) ETL
7 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 4 (12.90%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (6.45%) Microservices
8 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.45%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) C++
3 8 (25.81%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) C
5 4 (12.90%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) Groovy
5 4 (12.90%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (19.35%) Xen
2 4 (12.90%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (12.90%) Ansible
3 4 (12.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) IBM
2 6 (19.35%) Google
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) VMware