The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 111 92 107
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 1.35% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.09% 7.51% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 7
Average daily rate £450 £428 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £236 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £599 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
367 453 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.20% 17.94% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 241 233
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.69 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £43.75 £35.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -8 8 £450 +12.50%
Hertfordshire +2 5 £625 +22.54% 3
Norfolk -15 1 £413 +83.33%
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 33 (71.74%) Java
2 28 (60.87%) IBM
3 27 (58.70%) Unix
4 25 (54.35%) J2EE
5 22 (47.83%) SQL
5 22 (47.83%) HTML
6 21 (45.65%) Ant
6 21 (45.65%) XML
7 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
8 16 (34.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (34.78%) TDD
9 15 (32.61%) Struts
9 15 (32.61%) Web Services
10 14 (30.43%) Marketing
11 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
11 13 (28.26%) User Stories
12 12 (26.09%) Linux
12 12 (26.09%) TopLink
13 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
13 11 (23.91%) Oracle
13 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (23.91%) Spring
13 11 (23.91%) Ajax
14 10 (21.74%) System Testing
14 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
14 10 (21.74%) SOAP
14 10 (21.74%) HP
15 9 (19.57%) JSP
15 9 (19.57%) Servlets

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (34.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (10.87%) CMS
2 5 (10.87%) JBoss
3 4 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.70%) GlassFish
3 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
3 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (4.35%) Apache
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Jetty
4 2 (4.35%) nginx
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.35%) Google App Engine
1 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) HTTP
2 4 (8.70%) LDAP
2 4 (8.70%) SSL
3 3 (6.52%) Internet
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) DNS
4 2 (4.35%) FTP
4 2 (4.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.22%) DB2
3 6 (13.04%) WebFOCUS
4 4 (8.70%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (2.17%) MS Access
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Ant
2 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
3 9 (19.57%) Maven
4 7 (15.22%) AccuRev
4 7 (15.22%) JUnit
5 6 (13.04%) Checkstyle
5 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
5 6 (13.04%) FindBugs
5 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
5 6 (13.04%) TestDirector
6 4 (8.70%) HP UFT
6 4 (8.70%) LoadRunner
6 4 (8.70%) Selenium
7 3 (6.52%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Build Forge
8 2 (4.35%) Subversion
9 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (30.43%) Marketing
2 8 (17.39%) Retail
3 7 (15.22%) Automotive
3 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.70%) Legal
4 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Architect
3 9 (19.57%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.70%) C++ Developer
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce Architect
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Java Architect
7 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) J2EE
2 22 (47.83%) HTML
3 21 (45.65%) XML
4 15 (32.61%) Struts
4 15 (32.61%) Web Services
5 12 (26.09%) TopLink
6 11 (23.91%) Ajax
6 11 (23.91%) Spring
7 10 (21.74%) SOAP
8 9 (19.57%) JSP
8 9 (19.57%) Servlets
9 8 (17.39%) CSS
9 8 (17.39%) XHTML
10 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
10 7 (15.22%) REST
11 6 (13.04%) EclipseLink
11 6 (13.04%) JAX-RS
11 6 (13.04%) JAX-WS
11 6 (13.04%) JDBC
11 6 (13.04%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Replication
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Unix
2 12 (26.09%) Linux
3 8 (17.39%) Solaris
3 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) TDD
3 13 (28.26%) User Stories
4 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
5 10 (21.74%) System Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.22%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (15.22%) OO
7 7 (15.22%) SOA
8 6 (13.04%) B2C
8 6 (13.04%) Pair Programming
8 6 (13.04%) Presales
9 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) CRM
9 4 (8.70%) Information Management
9 4 (8.70%) MVC
9 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Content Management
10 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) Java
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.70%) C++
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
6 3 (6.52%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) IBM
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
3 10 (21.74%) HP
4 6 (13.04%) Rally
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.52%) Google
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.35%) VMware
8 1 (2.17%) ATG
8 1 (2.17%) FatWire
8 1 (2.17%) hybris
8 1 (2.17%) Omniture
8 1 (2.17%) SAP
8 1 (2.17%) Software AG
8 1 (2.17%) TIBCO