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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 90 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 38 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.51% 1.38% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.48% 6.72% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 22
Median daily rate £450 £375 £279
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £305 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £480 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.45 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +24.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.48 £35.28
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +6.23%
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
401 610 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.94% 20.52% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 370 263
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £187 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 44
Median hourly rate £19.50 £23.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.02% +2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £47.00 £43.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +23.52%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Essex +3 18 £310 -22.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +21 8 £494 +51.92%
Bedfordshire +8 5 £469 +108.33%
Norfolk - 4 £568 -
Hertfordshire -5 3 £450 +20.00%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 36 (57.14%) Java
2 33 (52.38%) IBM
3 30 (47.62%) J2EE
4 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (41.27%) SQL
6 22 (34.92%) DB2
7 21 (33.33%) Web Services
8 20 (31.75%) HTML
9 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
10 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
11 16 (25.40%) Unix
11 16 (25.40%) Ajax
12 15 (23.81%) XML
13 13 (20.63%) CSS
13 13 (20.63%) Linux
13 13 (20.63%) OO
14 12 (19.05%) Spring
15 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
15 11 (17.46%) Java EE
15 11 (17.46%) SOA
15 11 (17.46%) Oracle
15 11 (17.46%) SOAP
15 11 (17.46%) Ant
15 11 (17.46%) zOS
16 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
16 10 (15.87%) HTTP
16 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
16 10 (15.87%) Maven
16 10 (15.87%) REST
16 10 (15.87%) Jenkins

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 7 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.52%) IIS
2 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) Apache
4 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.76%) JBoss
4 3 (4.76%) Jetty
4 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.76%) nginx
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.17%) CMS
5 2 (3.17%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.17%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.59%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.17%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) HTTP
1 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.70%) SSL
3 7 (11.11%) LDAP
4 6 (9.52%) DHCP
4 6 (9.52%) DNS
5 3 (4.76%) FTP
5 3 (4.76%) IPsec
5 3 (4.76%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) WAN
6 2 (3.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) DB2
2 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.11%) DataStage
4 5 (7.94%) MySQL
4 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.17%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.59%) Big Data
7 1 (1.59%) GIS
7 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Ant
2 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
2 10 (15.87%) Maven
3 7 (11.11%) JUnit
4 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.52%) Subversion
5 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.76%) Gradle
6 3 (4.76%) Travis CI
7 2 (3.17%) AccuRev
7 2 (3.17%) Build Forge
7 2 (3.17%) JIRA
7 2 (3.17%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (3.17%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.59%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.59%) Selenium
8 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.35%) Automotive
2 4 (6.35%) Marketing
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Finance
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (60.32%) Developer
2 25 (39.68%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Architect
4 9 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Integration Architect
5 7 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
6 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) DataStage Architect
7 4 (6.35%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) TIBCO Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Access Developer
9 2 (3.17%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.17%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Database Developer
9 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (47.62%) J2EE
2 21 (33.33%) Web Services
3 20 (31.75%) HTML
4 16 (25.40%) Ajax
5 15 (23.81%) XML
6 13 (20.63%) CSS
7 12 (19.05%) Spring
8 11 (17.46%) Java EE
8 11 (17.46%) SOAP
9 10 (15.87%) REST
10 9 (14.29%) HTML5
11 8 (12.70%) JSP
11 8 (12.70%) XHTML
12 7 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
12 7 (11.11%) JPA
13 6 (9.52%) LESS
13 6 (9.52%) Middleware
13 6 (9.52%) RESTful
13 6 (9.52%) Sass
14 4 (6.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) DataPower
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.17%) Replication
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.17%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Unix
2 13 (20.63%) Linux
3 11 (17.46%) zOS
4 9 (14.29%) Windows
5 4 (6.35%) Solaris
6 3 (4.76%) Mac OS
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.63%) OO
3 11 (17.46%) SOA
3 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
4 9 (14.29%) TDD
5 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.11%) ETL
6 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.52%) B2C
7 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.52%) CRM
7 6 (9.52%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (9.52%) RAD
8 5 (7.94%) BDD
8 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.35%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) Java
2 26 (41.27%) SQL
3 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.35%) Perl
4 4 (6.35%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.76%) VBScript
6 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.17%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.17%) Ruby
6 2 (3.17%) SQR
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) Groovy
7 1 (1.59%) Jython
7 1 (1.59%) Magik
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) CCNA
1 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (4.76%) MCSA
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.35%) Puppet
3 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) IBM
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle
3 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) BEA
4 3 (4.76%) CA
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco
4 3 (4.76%) Citrix
4 3 (4.76%) Cognos
4 3 (4.76%) Google
4 3 (4.76%) Rally
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.17%) Endeca
5 2 (3.17%) FatWire
5 2 (3.17%) Omniture
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) hybris
6 1 (1.59%) VMware