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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 106 90 109
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 25 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 1.88% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.39% 9.54% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 24
Median daily rate £438 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £262 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £474 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.25 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +22.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £32.87 £31.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.90 £34.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
391 566 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.02% 19.76% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 317 411
Median daily rate £375 £345 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £153 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 39
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +59.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -14 14 - - 2
Norfolk +7 7 £438 -5.91% 2
Essex -12 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +19 1 - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 41 (66.13%) Java
2 38 (61.29%) J2EE
3 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (50.00%) IBM
5 29 (46.77%) SQL
6 28 (45.16%) DB2
7 23 (37.10%) HTML
7 23 (37.10%) Web Services
8 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
9 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
10 17 (27.42%) E-Commerce
11 14 (22.58%) Unix
11 14 (22.58%) XML
11 14 (22.58%) SOAP
12 13 (20.97%) Linux
12 13 (20.97%) REST
13 11 (17.74%) zOS
13 11 (17.74%) JSP
13 11 (17.74%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (17.74%) CSS
13 11 (17.74%) Ajax
14 10 (16.13%) Java EE
14 10 (16.13%) Spring
14 10 (16.13%) Servlets
14 10 (16.13%) OO
15 9 (14.52%) EJB
15 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
15 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (12.90%) Cucumber

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 11 (17.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (11.29%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.06%) Apache
3 5 (8.06%) IIS
3 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.84%) CMS
5 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.84%) MQSeries
5 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.23%) Jetty
6 2 (3.23%) Mongrel
6 2 (3.23%) nginx
7 1 (1.61%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) HTTP
1 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.29%) Internet
3 6 (9.68%) LDAP
3 6 (9.68%) SSL
4 5 (8.06%) DHCP
4 5 (8.06%) DNS
5 3 (4.84%) LAN
5 3 (4.84%) WAN
6 2 (3.23%) FTP
6 2 (3.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.16%) DB2
2 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.06%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.84%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.61%) GIS
7 1 (1.61%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Cucumber
1 8 (12.90%) JIRA
1 8 (12.90%) Subversion
2 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) JUnit
3 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.68%) Maven
4 5 (8.06%) Ant
4 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.06%) Selenium
4 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
4 5 (8.06%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.45%) Appium
6 3 (4.84%) AccuRev
6 3 (4.84%) Log4j
6 3 (4.84%) Mockito
6 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Build Forge
7 2 (3.23%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.61%) Protractor
General
1 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
1 5 (8.06%) Retail
2 4 (6.45%) Automotive
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (64.52%) Developer
2 27 (43.55%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.35%) J2EE Developer
4 11 (17.74%) WebSphere Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Automation Tester
7 5 (8.06%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (8.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (8.06%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (8.06%) Tester
8 4 (6.45%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Architect
9 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce Manager
9 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.84%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (61.29%) J2EE
2 23 (37.10%) HTML
2 23 (37.10%) Web Services
3 14 (22.58%) SOAP
3 14 (22.58%) XML
4 13 (20.97%) REST
5 11 (17.74%) Ajax
5 11 (17.74%) CSS
5 11 (17.74%) JSP
6 10 (16.13%) Java EE
6 10 (16.13%) Servlets
6 10 (16.13%) Spring
7 9 (14.52%) EJB
8 8 (12.90%) JMS
8 8 (12.90%) JPA
8 8 (12.90%) XHTML
9 6 (9.68%) JSON
9 6 (9.68%) Middleware
9 6 (9.68%) RESTful
10 5 (8.06%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Unix
2 13 (20.97%) Linux
3 11 (17.74%) zOS
4 5 (8.06%) Windows
5 3 (4.84%) HPUX
5 3 (4.84%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.84%) Solaris
5 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) E-Commerce
3 10 (16.13%) OO
4 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.68%) MVC
7 6 (9.68%) SOA
8 5 (8.06%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Coaching
8 5 (8.06%) Document Management
8 5 (8.06%) Scrum
8 5 (8.06%) System Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.06%) UML
9 4 (6.45%) B2C
9 4 (6.45%) RAD
9 4 (6.45%) User Stories
10 3 (4.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (66.13%) Java
2 29 (46.77%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.68%) Perl
5 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.45%) Python
7 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.84%) VBScript
8 2 (3.23%) C#
8 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Ruby
8 2 (3.23%) SQR
8 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) Groovy
9 1 (1.61%) Jython
9 1 (1.61%) Magik
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) CCNA
1 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (4.84%) MCSA
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) IBM
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
4 5 (8.06%) hybris
5 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.84%) ATG
6 3 (4.84%) BEA
6 3 (4.84%) Blue Martini
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix
6 3 (4.84%) Cognos
6 3 (4.84%) Elastic Path
6 3 (4.84%) Interwoven
6 3 (4.84%) SAP
6 3 (4.84%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.23%) Endeca
8 1 (1.61%) CA
8 1 (1.61%) Rally
8 1 (1.61%) Sun