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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / East Midlands
Rank 87 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 9 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.62% 1.90% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.11% 14.08% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Median daily rate £400 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £299 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £415 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £416
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
176 213 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.16% 13.46% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 121 117
Median daily rate £325 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £114 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 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
Derbyshire -4 3 £350 -5.40%
Northamptonshire - 3 £433 - 1
Nottinghamshire -6 2 - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (70.83%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) Eclipse
2 14 (58.33%) J2EE
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Java EE
3 13 (54.17%) Web Application Development
3 13 (54.17%) JBoss
3 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
4 12 (50.00%) JSP
4 12 (50.00%) Ajax
5 11 (45.83%) Web Development
5 11 (45.83%) JSF
5 11 (45.83%) JSON
5 11 (45.83%) Ant
6 4 (16.67%) IBM
6 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (12.50%) Retail
7 3 (12.50%) Spring
7 3 (12.50%) JPA
7 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Mockito
7 3 (12.50%) JUnit
7 3 (12.50%) MySQL
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2

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 (54.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Eclipse
2 11 (45.83%) Ant
3 3 (12.50%) JUnit
3 3 (12.50%) Mockito
4 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Gradle
4 1 (4.17%) Lombardi
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
1 16 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) J2EE
2 13 (54.17%) Java EE
3 12 (50.00%) Ajax
3 12 (50.00%) JSP
4 11 (45.83%) JSF
4 11 (45.83%) JSON
5 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (12.50%) JPA
6 3 (12.50%) Spring
6 3 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) JMS
7 2 (8.33%) jQuery
7 2 (8.33%) Servlets
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (4.17%) CSS
8 1 (4.17%) EJB
8 1 (4.17%) HTML
8 1 (4.17%) Struts
8 1 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
2 13 (54.17%) Web Application Development
3 11 (45.83%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.17%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Chordiant
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Sencha