The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 63 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 31 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.04% 1.88% 1.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.36% 13.16% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £600 £505
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 £35.00 £37.48 £35.28
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +6.23%
WebSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
232 228 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.29% 14.25% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 141 91
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £234 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.83 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% +29.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £50.00 £19.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the East Midlands region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Derbyshire +12 12 £375 +2.38%
Nottinghamshire +4 10 - -
Northamptonshire +1 4 £469 -15.73%
Leicestershire -1 2 £425 +39.34%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 33 (48.53%) IBM Integration Bus
2 30 (44.12%) Middleware
3 23 (33.82%) Java
3 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (30.88%) webMethods
5 19 (27.94%) IBM
5 19 (27.94%) Linux
6 17 (25.00%) Apigee
7 16 (23.53%) Windows
7 16 (23.53%) SOA
8 15 (22.06%) J2EE
8 15 (22.06%) Intel
9 14 (20.59%) Unix
10 13 (19.12%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (19.12%) DataPower
10 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (17.65%) ITIL
11 12 (17.65%) TOGAF
12 11 (16.18%) Spring
12 11 (16.18%) Hibernate
12 11 (16.18%) Web Services
12 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
13 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
13 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (14.71%) Change Management
14 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (13.24%) Retail
14 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
15 8 (11.76%) Sun
15 8 (11.76%) HTTP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 13 (19.12%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (8.82%) JBoss
2 6 (8.82%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.88%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) AquaLogic
3 4 (5.88%) MQSeries
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (5.88%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.47%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) HTTP
2 4 (5.88%) SAN
2 4 (5.88%) SSL
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) FTP
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) DataStage
3 2 (2.94%) DB2
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.35%) JUnit
1 5 (7.35%) Mockito
1 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (13.24%) Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) Architect
3 15 (22.06%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (19.12%) Middleware Specialist
5 12 (17.65%) WebSphere Specialist
6 11 (16.18%) Analyst
6 11 (16.18%) Java Developer
6 11 (16.18%) WebSphere Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Integration Specialist
8 9 (13.24%) Integration Architect
8 9 (13.24%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (13.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (13.24%) WebSphere Architect
9 8 (11.76%) Integration Developer
9 8 (11.76%) Middleware Developer
10 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (7.35%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (7.35%) webMethods Architect
11 5 (7.35%) webMethods Developer
11 5 (7.35%) webMethods Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) IBM Integration Bus
2 30 (44.12%) Middleware
3 15 (22.06%) J2EE
4 11 (16.18%) Hibernate
4 11 (16.18%) Spring
4 11 (16.18%) Web Services
5 7 (10.29%) SOAP
6 6 (8.82%) JSP
7 5 (7.35%) JavaFX
7 5 (7.35%) JPA
7 5 (7.35%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (5.88%) RESTful
8 4 (5.88%) XML
9 3 (4.41%) BAPI
9 3 (4.41%) REST
9 3 (4.41%) Swing
9 3 (4.41%) WSDL
9 3 (4.41%) XSD
10 2 (2.94%) .NET
11 1 (1.47%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) DataPower
2 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) AS400
5 2 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.47%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Linux
2 16 (23.53%) Windows
3 14 (20.59%) Unix
4 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (11.76%) AIX
5 8 (11.76%) Solaris
6 4 (5.88%) OS/390
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) SOA
3 12 (17.65%) ITIL
3 12 (17.65%) TOGAF
4 10 (14.71%) Change Management
4 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
4 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 7 (10.29%) ArchiMate
6 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
7 6 (8.82%) OO
7 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (8.82%) UML
8 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.35%) OOP
8 5 (7.35%) Release Management
8 5 (7.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) Java
2 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.82%) C
4 4 (5.88%) C++
4 4 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (1.47%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Sun Certification
2 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) NFS
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (5.88%) Foglight
1 4 (5.88%) nmon
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (2.94%) Control-M
2 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) webMethods
2 19 (27.94%) IBM
3 17 (25.00%) Apigee
4 15 (22.06%) Intel
5 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
6 8 (11.76%) Oracle
6 8 (11.76%) Sun
7 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.82%) Software AG
7 6 (8.82%) VMware
8 5 (7.35%) SAP
9 4 (5.88%) Axway
9 4 (5.88%) Citrix
9 4 (5.88%) EMC
9 4 (5.88%) Fujitsu
10 3 (4.41%) Talend
11 1 (1.47%) hybris