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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 87 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 13 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.78% 1.66% 1.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.10% 12.04% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 23
Median daily rate £420 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
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
213 216 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.79% 13.82% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 124 175
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £114 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £21.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Northamptonshire -9 10 £420 +21.73%
Leicestershire -9 1 £510 +18.60%
Nottinghamshire -12 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 22 (64.71%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) J2EE
4 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce
4 13 (38.24%) Eclipse
5 12 (35.29%) Ajax
5 12 (35.29%) JSF
6 11 (32.35%) JBoss
7 10 (29.41%) Ant
7 10 (29.41%) JSP
7 10 (29.41%) Middleware
7 10 (29.41%) JSON
7 10 (29.41%) Web Development
7 10 (29.41%) Java EE
7 10 (29.41%) Web Application Development
8 7 (20.59%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (17.65%) IBM
9 6 (17.65%) Web Services
9 6 (17.65%) Linux
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle
10 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
11 4 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
11 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
11 4 (11.76%) Migration
11 4 (11.76%) Oracle ADF
11 4 (11.76%) Retail
11 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
11 4 (11.76%) 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 11 (32.35%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
1 2 (5.88%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Eclipse
2 10 (29.41%) Ant
3 3 (8.82%) JUnit
3 3 (8.82%) Mockito
3 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Middleware Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) webMethods Architect
6 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.94%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) J2EE
2 12 (35.29%) Ajax
2 12 (35.29%) JSF
3 10 (29.41%) Java EE
3 10 (29.41%) JSON
3 10 (29.41%) JSP
3 10 (29.41%) Middleware
4 7 (20.59%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (17.65%) Web Services
6 4 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.82%) JavaFX
7 3 (8.82%) JPA
7 3 (8.82%) Spring
8 2 (5.88%) CSS
8 2 (5.88%) HTML
8 2 (5.88%) Swing
9 1 (2.94%) .NET
9 1 (2.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) DataPower
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (2.94%) Tandem
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) AIX
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce
3 10 (29.41%) Web Application Development
3 10 (29.41%) Web Development
4 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) UML
6 3 (8.82%) OOP
6 3 (8.82%) Software Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.88%) B2B
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
7 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) IBM
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.76%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) webMethods
5 2 (5.88%) Apigee
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) hybris
6 1 (2.94%) Software AG
6 1 (2.94%) VMware