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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 109 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 20 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.88% 0.66% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.75% 4.45% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 20
Median daily rate £389 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.61% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £400 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £625 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +3.63%
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
348 382 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.36% 14.84% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 212 387
Median daily rate £381 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 34
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £42.90 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 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
Hertfordshire +7 10 £455 -27.20% 1
Essex -4 4 £341 -14.68% 1
Norfolk +11 2 £389 -35.20% 2
Bedfordshire +4 2 - -
Suffolk 0 2 £375 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 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 of England region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 35 (79.55%) Java
2 32 (72.73%) IBM
3 31 (70.45%) J2EE
4 22 (50.00%) HTML
5 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (36.36%) Web Services
6 16 (36.36%) Linux
6 16 (36.36%) E-Commerce
7 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
8 14 (31.82%) SQL
8 14 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 14 (31.82%) Unix
9 13 (29.55%) XML
10 11 (25.00%) DB2
10 11 (25.00%) JSP
11 10 (22.73%) CSS
12 9 (20.45%) Servlets
12 9 (20.45%) SOAP
12 9 (20.45%) OO
12 9 (20.45%) XHTML
12 9 (20.45%) Ajax
12 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (18.18%) REST
13 8 (18.18%) Spring
13 8 (18.18%) JIRA
13 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
13 8 (18.18%) Apache
13 8 (18.18%) HTTP
13 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP

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 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (18.18%) Apache
2 8 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
4 6 (13.64%) IIS
5 4 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (9.09%) JBoss
6 3 (6.82%) CMS
6 3 (6.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (6.82%) MQSeries
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (2.27%) Jetty
8 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (2.27%) nginx
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) HTTP
1 8 (18.18%) SSL
1 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.91%) Internet
2 7 (15.91%) LDAP
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 4 (9.09%) FTP
5 3 (6.82%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (2.27%) IPsec
7 1 (2.27%) LAN
7 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) DB2
2 5 (11.36%) DbVisualizer
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 8 (18.18%) JIRA
2 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.64%) JUnit
4 5 (11.36%) Ant
4 5 (11.36%) Appium
4 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.36%) Selenium
4 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
4 5 (11.36%) WebDriver
5 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.09%) Subversion
6 3 (6.82%) AccuRev
6 3 (6.82%) Log4j
6 3 (6.82%) Mockito
6 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Maven
8 1 (2.27%) Build Forge
8 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Automation Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) J2EE
2 22 (50.00%) HTML
3 16 (36.36%) Web Services
4 13 (29.55%) XML
5 11 (25.00%) JSP
6 10 (22.73%) CSS
7 9 (20.45%) Ajax
7 9 (20.45%) Servlets
7 9 (20.45%) SOAP
7 9 (20.45%) XHTML
8 8 (18.18%) EJB
8 8 (18.18%) REST
8 8 (18.18%) Spring
9 6 (13.64%) JMS
9 6 (13.64%) Middleware
10 5 (11.36%) Gherkin
11 4 (9.09%) JSON
11 4 (9.09%) Struts
11 4 (9.09%) XSLT
12 3 (6.82%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
2 14 (31.82%) Unix
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
4 4 (9.09%) Solaris
5 3 (6.82%) AIX
5 3 (6.82%) HPUX
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 9 (20.45%) OO
4 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Coaching
7 5 (11.36%) Document Management
7 5 (11.36%) RAD
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) SOA
7 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.36%) System Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.36%) Time Management
7 5 (11.36%) User Stories
8 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 4 (9.09%) MVC
8 4 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) Java
2 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.82%) Perl
4 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.27%) CCNA
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.27%) MCSA
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) IBM
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.36%) hybris
5 3 (6.82%) ATG
5 3 (6.82%) Blue Martini
5 3 (6.82%) Elastic Path
5 3 (6.82%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) Interwoven
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) Adobe
7 1 (2.27%) BEA
7 1 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (2.27%) Pega
7 1 (2.27%) PTC
7 1 (2.27%) Siemens
7 1 (2.27%) TIBCO