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 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 of England
Rank 107 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 0.72% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.58% 4.76% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 14
Median daily rate £388 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £428 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £599
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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
394 357 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.11% 15.08% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 170 289
Median daily rate £405 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £189 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £42.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% +107.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.40 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £58.60 £44.88
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 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 27 February 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 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
Hertfordshire -7 10 £475 -5.00%
Bedfordshire - 5 £375 -
Essex -7 4 £265 -41.11% 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £450 -
Suffolk - 1 £375 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 of England region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 37 (77.08%) Java
2 35 (72.92%) IBM
3 30 (62.50%) J2EE
4 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 22 (45.83%) XML
5 20 (41.67%) HTML
6 18 (37.50%) Linux
6 18 (37.50%) OO
7 17 (35.42%) SQL
7 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (31.25%) Unix
10 14 (29.17%) Web Services
11 13 (27.08%) E-Commerce
12 12 (25.00%) DB2
12 12 (25.00%) JSP
13 11 (22.92%) Oracle
13 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (20.83%) .NET
14 10 (20.83%) Servlets
14 10 (20.83%) RAD
15 9 (18.75%) Apache
15 9 (18.75%) XHTML
15 9 (18.75%) Ajax
16 8 (16.67%) JSON
16 8 (16.67%) JIRA
16 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 8 (16.67%) Eclipse
16 8 (16.67%) HTTP
16 8 (16.67%) CSS

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 16 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (18.75%) Apache
3 7 (14.58%) Tomcat
3 7 (14.58%) WebLogic
4 6 (12.50%) IIS
5 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (8.33%) JBoss
7 3 (6.25%) CMS
7 3 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (6.25%) MQSeries
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (4.17%) Jetty
8 2 (4.17%) Mongrel
8 2 (4.17%) nginx
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (2.08%) Anypoint
9 1 (2.08%) Confluence
9 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.08%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Magento
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.08%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.17%) Boomi
3 2 (4.17%) Google App Engine
3 2 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
2 7 (14.58%) SSL
2 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.42%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) FTP
3 5 (10.42%) Internet
3 5 (10.42%) LDAP
4 3 (6.25%) Firewall
5 2 (4.17%) DHCP
5 2 (4.17%) IPsec
6 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) DB2
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (6.25%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (16.67%) JIRA
2 7 (14.58%) Ant
3 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.33%) Appium
4 4 (8.33%) JUnit
4 4 (8.33%) Selenium
4 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.25%) Log4j
5 3 (6.25%) Mockito
5 3 (6.25%) Rational Application Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Subversion
5 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.08%) AccuRev
7 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) WebSphere Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Process Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Tester
7 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Integration Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) J2EE
2 22 (45.83%) XML
3 20 (41.67%) HTML
4 14 (29.17%) Web Services
5 12 (25.00%) JSP
6 10 (20.83%) .NET
6 10 (20.83%) Servlets
7 9 (18.75%) Ajax
7 9 (18.75%) XHTML
8 8 (16.67%) CSS
8 8 (16.67%) JSON
9 7 (14.58%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (14.58%) SOAP
9 7 (14.58%) XSLT
10 6 (12.50%) Middleware
10 6 (12.50%) REST
11 5 (10.42%) Java EE
11 5 (10.42%) JSR 168
11 5 (10.42%) JSR 286
11 5 (10.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) DataPower
3 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) Unix
3 4 (8.33%) Solaris
3 4 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) AIX
4 3 (6.25%) HPUX
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) OO
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) E-Commerce
4 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (20.83%) RAD
6 7 (14.58%) SOA
7 6 (12.50%) Open Source
7 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) Change Management
8 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.42%) DevOps
8 5 (10.42%) OOP
8 5 (10.42%) TDD
8 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.42%) Time Management
9 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.33%) CRM
9 4 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (8.33%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 17 (35.42%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.25%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Xen
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.08%) Ansible
4 1 (2.08%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 35 (72.92%) IBM
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) hybris
5 3 (6.25%) ATG
5 3 (6.25%) Blue Martini
5 3 (6.25%) Elastic Path
5 3 (6.25%) Google
5 3 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) Interwoven
5 3 (6.25%) SAP
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) Dell
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Adobe
7 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.08%) BEA
7 1 (2.08%) Pega
7 1 (2.08%) Siemens
7 1 (2.08%) TIBCO