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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 86 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 18 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.09% 1.73% 2.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.77% 10.81% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 20
Median daily rate £420 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £308 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £555 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-11.65% +29.36%
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
266 259 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.15% 15.96% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 164 124
Median daily rate £400 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -36.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Leicestershire +2 5 £430 -
Northamptonshire -5 4 £420 -20.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -30 4 - - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £300 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 26 (53.06%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) Middleware
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) J2EE
4 13 (26.53%) SOA
4 13 (26.53%) IBM Integration Bus
5 12 (24.49%) Web Services
6 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
6 11 (22.45%) Spring
7 10 (20.41%) Linux
7 10 (20.41%) JSP
7 10 (20.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (18.37%) webMethods
8 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
8 9 (18.37%) IBM
8 9 (18.37%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (18.37%) JBoss
8 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (16.33%) Windows
9 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
10 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 7 (14.29%) SOAP
10 7 (14.29%) DataPower
10 7 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
11 6 (12.24%) JSF
11 6 (12.24%) Ajax
11 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
11 6 (12.24%) SAP

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 9 (18.37%) JBoss
1 9 (18.37%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) FTP
2 2 (4.08%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.20%) JUnit
2 5 (10.20%) Mockito
2 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
2 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.16%) Ant
General
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Architect
4 9 (18.37%) J2EE Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (12.24%) Integration Architect
6 6 (12.24%) WebSphere Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Administrator
8 4 (8.16%) Middleware Developer
8 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Administrator
9 3 (6.12%) Integration Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (6.12%) Lead Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Middleware Administrator
9 3 (6.12%) Middleware Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) Middleware
2 15 (30.61%) J2EE
3 13 (26.53%) IBM Integration Bus
4 12 (24.49%) Web Services
5 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
5 11 (22.45%) Spring
6 10 (20.41%) JSP
6 10 (20.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (14.29%) SOAP
8 6 (12.24%) Ajax
8 6 (12.24%) JSF
9 5 (10.20%) JavaFX
9 5 (10.20%) JPA
10 4 (8.16%) Java EE
10 4 (8.16%) JSON
10 4 (8.16%) Oracle ADF
10 4 (8.16%) RESTful
11 3 (6.12%) BAPI
11 3 (6.12%) XML
11 3 (6.12%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) DataPower
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.04%) Tandem
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
4 6 (12.24%) Unix
5 3 (6.12%) AIX
6 1 (2.04%) Solaris
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) SOA
3 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 6 (12.24%) Front End Development
4 6 (12.24%) OO
4 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
4 6 (12.24%) UML
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) OOP
5 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
6 4 (8.16%) Network Architecture
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.16%) Web Application Development
6 4 (8.16%) Web Development
7 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.08%) B2B
8 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.08%) Release Management
8 2 (4.08%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) Java
2 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Sun Certification
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.04%) Foglight
1 1 (2.04%) nmon
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) IBM
1 9 (18.37%) webMethods
2 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.24%) SAP
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 5 (10.20%) Software AG
5 4 (8.16%) Apigee
6 3 (6.12%) Intel
7 2 (4.08%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.08%) VMware
8 1 (2.04%) Citrix
8 1 (2.04%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) hybris
8 1 (2.04%) Sun
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