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 3 months to 28 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.

IBM WebSphere
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 36
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon - 2.15% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 10.77% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £375 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year - -53.28%  

WebSphere 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 Swindon with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 70 65 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 20.47% 20.00% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 46
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £26.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Swindon region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Jython
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (40.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (40.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Bluefish Communications
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) BPEL
4 1 (20.00%) Korn
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) RIA

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 1 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) ArcSight Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) ArcSight Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) BPEL
2 1 (20.00%) BPMN
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) DNA
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Jython
2 1 (20.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Bluefish Communications