The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 30 April 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 49 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.62% 1.51% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.15% 7.69% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £538 £525 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +17.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +1.76% +5.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -13.88%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 127 130 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 19.75% 19.64% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 98 68
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £36.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +178.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Wiltshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Wiltshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -7 3 £538 +34.37%
WebSphere
South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) BPMN
3 4 (66.67%) DataPower
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (50.00%) Workflow
4 3 (50.00%) BPEL
4 3 (50.00%) Use Case
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Software AG
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) XSD
6 1 (16.67%) J2EE
6 1 (16.67%) DB2
6 1 (16.67%) Ant
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (16.67%) Unisys
6 1 (16.67%) HTTP

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Middleware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) WSDL
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) DataPower
2 1 (16.67%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) BPMN
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) BPEL
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Use Case
4 3 (50.00%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Jython
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Software AG
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Unisys