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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / East of England
Rank 109 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.68% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.38% 4.27% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 13
Median daily rate £375 £506 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £435 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
365 375 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.18% 15.90% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 198 278
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 35
Median hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £44.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 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
Hertfordshire 0 7 £455 -27.20% 1
Essex 0 6 £265 -41.11%
Suffolk -9 2 £375 -
Bedfordshire +4 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 of England region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 35 (76.09%) Java
2 34 (73.91%) IBM
3 32 (69.57%) J2EE
4 23 (50.00%) HTML
5 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (41.30%) E-Commerce
7 18 (39.13%) Linux
8 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
8 17 (36.96%) Web Services
9 16 (34.78%) Unix
9 16 (34.78%) SQL
10 15 (32.61%) XML
11 14 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (26.09%) JSP
13 11 (23.91%) CSS
13 11 (23.91%) OO
13 11 (23.91%) XHTML
13 11 (23.91%) Ajax
14 10 (21.74%) DB2
15 9 (19.57%) Servlets
15 9 (19.57%) Retail
15 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (17.39%) JIRA
16 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (17.39%) Time Management
16 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
16 8 (17.39%) SOAP
16 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
16 8 (17.39%) Apache
16 8 (17.39%) SSL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 14 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (17.39%) Apache
2 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
3 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.87%) IIS
5 4 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (8.70%) JBoss
6 3 (6.52%) CMS
6 3 (6.52%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (6.52%) MQSeries
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.17%) Jetty
8 1 (2.17%) Mongrel
8 1 (2.17%) nginx
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.17%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) HTTP
1 8 (17.39%) SSL
1 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.22%) Internet
2 7 (15.22%) LDAP
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) FTP
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) DB2
2 5 (10.87%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.52%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 8 (17.39%) JIRA
2 7 (15.22%) Ant
2 7 (15.22%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.04%) JUnit
4 5 (10.87%) Appium
4 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
4 5 (10.87%) Selenium
4 5 (10.87%) SoapUI
4 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.52%) AccuRev
6 3 (6.52%) Log4j
6 3 (6.52%) Mockito
6 3 (6.52%) Subversion
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Maven
8 1 (2.17%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (19.57%) Retail
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Automation Tester
3 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (10.87%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (10.87%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (10.87%) Tester
4 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Process Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (69.57%) J2EE
2 23 (50.00%) HTML
3 17 (36.96%) Web Services
4 15 (32.61%) XML
5 12 (26.09%) JSP
6 11 (23.91%) Ajax
6 11 (23.91%) CSS
6 11 (23.91%) XHTML
7 9 (19.57%) Servlets
8 8 (17.39%) SOAP
9 7 (15.22%) EJB
9 7 (15.22%) REST
9 7 (15.22%) Spring
10 6 (13.04%) JMS
10 6 (13.04%) Middleware
11 5 (10.87%) Gherkin
12 4 (8.70%) HTML5
12 4 (8.70%) JSON
12 4 (8.70%) LESS
12 4 (8.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Unix
3 4 (8.70%) Solaris
3 4 (8.70%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) AIX
4 3 (6.52%) HPUX
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) E-Commerce
3 11 (23.91%) OO
4 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.39%) Time Management
5 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (15.22%) Project Management
5 7 (15.22%) RAD
5 7 (15.22%) SOA
5 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Change Management
7 5 (10.87%) Coaching
7 5 (10.87%) Document Management
7 5 (10.87%) Scrum
7 5 (10.87%) System Testing
7 5 (10.87%) TDD
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.87%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.52%) Perl
4 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) IBM
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) hybris
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) ATG
4 3 (6.52%) Blue Martini
4 3 (6.52%) Elastic Path
4 3 (6.52%) HP
4 3 (6.52%) Interwoven
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe
6 1 (2.17%) BEA
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) Pega
6 1 (2.17%) PTC
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Siemens
6 1 (2.17%) Sun
6 1 (2.17%) TIBCO