Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 23 January 2019 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 56 48
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 18 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.89% 0.31% 2.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.95% 1.72% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 11
Swindon median daily rate £600 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -23.81%
10th Percentile £400 £500 £375
90th Percentile £750 £500 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £600 £500 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 129 116 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 13.56% 18.01% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 85 112
Swindon median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £304 £306 £230
90th Percentile £638 £619 £537
Wiltshire median daily rate £440 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.38% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +139.11% - -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Swindon

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Swindon

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Swindon over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 12 (66.67%) IBM
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (33.33%) Middleware
5 5 (27.78%) DataPower
5 5 (27.78%) DB2
6 4 (22.22%) zOS
6 4 (22.22%) MQSeries
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (22.22%) REST
6 4 (22.22%) Microservices
7 3 (16.67%) High Availability
7 3 (16.67%) Swagger
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
7 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
7 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 3 (16.67%) CMDB
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 3 (16.67%) Unisys
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) AIX

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 8 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (22.22%) MQSeries
3 2 (11.11%) Site Server
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Apigee
1 2 (11.11%) GitHub
1 2 (11.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Integration Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Payments Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Payments Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (33.33%) Middleware
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (22.22%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) Swagger
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) EJB
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE
6 1 (5.56%) JMS
6 1 (5.56%) JSP
6 1 (5.56%) LDAP
6 1 (5.56%) Servlets
6 1 (5.56%) WSDL
6 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) DataPower
2 3 (16.67%) CMDB
3 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) zOS
2 3 (16.67%) AIX
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Microservices
2 3 (16.67%) High Availability
2 3 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
2 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) COBOL
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Unisys
3 2 (11.11%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Pega
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO