The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
South East / Surrey
Rank - 100 93
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 0.077% 0.070%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.40% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +7.27% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 202 250 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 17.43% 19.32% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 187 143
Median daily rate £425 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +11.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +143.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Surrey

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Surrey

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Surrey