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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / East Midlands
Rank 89 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.34% 1.86% 1.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.62% 12.79% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
Median daily rate £420 £370 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00

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
191 219 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.86% 14.57% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 123 138
Median daily rate £400 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £114 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £22.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 20 January 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
Northamptonshire -11 5 £420 - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 13 (68.42%) E-Commerce
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Ajax
2 12 (63.16%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) JSF
3 11 (57.89%) J2EE
3 11 (57.89%) Ant
3 11 (57.89%) JSP
3 11 (57.89%) JBoss
3 11 (57.89%) Eclipse
3 11 (57.89%) Web Development
3 11 (57.89%) Java EE
3 11 (57.89%) JSON
3 11 (57.89%) Web Application Development
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Middleware
5 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) IaaS
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Apigee
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing

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 11 (57.89%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Ant
1 11 (57.89%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) webMethods Architect
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Ajax
1 12 (63.16%) JSF
2 11 (57.89%) J2EE
2 11 (57.89%) Java EE
2 11 (57.89%) JSON
2 11 (57.89%) JSP
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (5.26%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 11 (57.89%) Web Application Development
2 11 (57.89%) Web Development
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Apigee
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) webMethods