The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 188 175 171
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 661 687 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.34% 1.35% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.62% 7.73% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 369 357
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.65 £35.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.03% +6.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £35.95 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £62.50 £42.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.48 £35.28
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +6.23%
WebSphere
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8674 8893 8495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.59% 17.48% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5894 5651 5195
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 309 334
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the England region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in England

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the England region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Histogram in England

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
London -13 299 £500 +11.11% 34
South East -18 96 £450 - 18
North West +2 64 £382 -4.43% 8
Yorkshire +4 48 £500 +33.33% 3
East of England +11 38 £450 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +9 36 £450 +12.50%
South West +9 32 £413 -2.94% 4
West Midlands -27 25 £425 - 2
North East -47 21 £300 +6.19%
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 600 (49.26%) Java
2 582 (47.78%) IBM
3 480 (39.41%) Linux
4 416 (34.15%) Oracle
5 332 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
6 318 (26.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 293 (24.06%) SQL
7 293 (24.06%) Unix
7 293 (24.06%) Middleware
8 288 (23.65%) J2EE
9 287 (23.56%) Finance
10 262 (21.51%) XML
11 253 (20.77%) Web Services
12 243 (19.95%) WebLogic
13 240 (19.70%) Windows
14 230 (18.88%) WebSphere MQ
15 193 (15.85%) DB2
16 184 (15.11%) AIX
17 182 (14.94%) Apache
17 182 (14.94%) Banking
18 179 (14.70%) IBM Integration Bus
19 166 (13.63%) Spring
20 163 (13.38%) JBoss
20 163 (13.38%) HTTP
21 161 (13.22%) Tomcat
22 154 (12.64%) SQL Server
23 147 (12.07%) JavaScript
24 139 (11.41%) Microsoft
25 135 (11.08%) HTML
26 132 (10.84%) SSL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 318 (26.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 243 (19.95%) WebLogic
3 182 (14.94%) Apache
4 163 (13.38%) JBoss
5 161 (13.22%) Tomcat
6 112 (9.20%) IIS
7 66 (5.42%) IBM HTTP Server
8 46 (3.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 40 (3.28%) Jetty
10 35 (2.87%) MQSeries
11 34 (2.79%) nginx
12 28 (2.30%) GlassFish
13 27 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
13 27 (2.22%) WebSphere Process Server
14 21 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
15 20 (1.64%) iPlanet
15 20 (1.64%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
16 17 (1.40%) CMS
17 16 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
17 16 (1.31%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 69 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.22%) MS Office
3 9 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.49%) MS Project
5 4 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.082%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (0.99%) Magento
4 11 (0.90%) OpenText MBPM
5 8 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.33%) BusinessWare
7 4 (0.33%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.25%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.25%) Maximo
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 3 (0.25%) Primavera
8 3 (0.25%) Staffware
9 2 (0.16%) Exstream
9 2 (0.16%) Global One
9 2 (0.16%) SAP hybris
10 1 (0.082%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 82 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 16 (1.31%) Google App Engine
5 16 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (0.82%) IaaS
7 10 (0.82%) PaaS
8 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (0.74%) OpenShift
8 9 (0.74%) SaaS
9 7 (0.57%) GitHub
10 6 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.41%) Office 365
12 3 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.082%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.082%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.082%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 163 (13.38%) HTTP
2 132 (10.84%) SSL
3 86 (7.06%) DNS
4 74 (6.08%) FTP
5 64 (5.25%) TCP/IP
6 39 (3.20%) LDAP
7 35 (2.87%) Firewall
8 34 (2.79%) DHCP
8 34 (2.79%) SAN
9 31 (2.55%) IPsec
10 29 (2.38%) Internet
11 27 (2.22%) LAN
12 25 (2.05%) NAS
12 25 (2.05%) WAN
13 18 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
13 18 (1.48%) iSCSI
14 17 (1.40%) FCoE
15 16 (1.31%) Multicast
15 16 (1.31%) SMTP
16 15 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (15.85%) DB2
2 154 (12.64%) SQL Server
3 72 (5.91%) Oracle Database
4 54 (4.43%) MySQL
5 49 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 29 (2.38%) Hadoop
7 24 (1.97%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (1.48%) HBase
10 16 (1.31%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.15%) ObjectStore
12 12 (0.99%) Big Data
12 12 (0.99%) DataStage
13 10 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
16 7 (0.57%) NoSQL
16 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 93 (7.64%) Jenkins
2 90 (7.39%) JUnit
3 77 (6.32%) Git (software)
4 63 (5.17%) Maven
5 53 (4.35%) Subversion
6 48 (3.94%) JIRA
7 46 (3.78%) Eclipse
8 43 (3.53%) Introscope
9 40 (3.28%) Ant
10 35 (2.87%) Cucumber
11 34 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (2.46%) Selenium
13 28 (2.30%) Travis CI
14 23 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
15 22 (1.81%) SoapUI
16 20 (1.64%) ClearCase
17 19 (1.56%) Log4j
18 15 (1.23%) Mockito
19 13 (1.07%) Eclipse RCP
19 13 (1.07%) TeamCity
General
1 287 (23.56%) Finance
2 182 (14.94%) Banking
3 113 (9.28%) Retail
4 26 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 24 (1.97%) Back Office
6 23 (1.89%) Front Office
6 23 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.15%) Publishing
7 14 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 11 (0.90%) Spanish Language
9 9 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.74%) Marketing
10 7 (0.57%) Automotive
11 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.25%) Advertising
12 3 (0.25%) French Language
12 3 (0.25%) Law
13 2 (0.16%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.16%) German Language
13 2 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 394 (32.35%) Developer
2 194 (15.93%) Java Developer
3 175 (14.37%) Architect
4 94 (7.72%) Administrator
5 89 (7.31%) Consultant
6 74 (6.08%) Analyst
7 71 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
8 69 (5.67%) WebSphere Developer
9 58 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
10 53 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 51 (4.19%) WebSphere Architect
12 44 (3.61%) Middleware Developer
13 41 (3.37%) WebSphere Specialist
14 38 (3.12%) Senior Developer
15 37 (3.04%) Integration Architect
16 33 (2.71%) Designer
16 33 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 33 (2.71%) WebSphere Consultant
17 29 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
17 29 (2.38%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (24.06%) Middleware
2 288 (23.65%) J2EE
3 262 (21.51%) XML
4 253 (20.77%) Web Services
5 230 (18.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 179 (14.70%) IBM Integration Bus
7 166 (13.63%) Spring
8 135 (11.08%) HTML
9 116 (9.52%) SOAP
10 99 (8.13%) JSP
11 98 (8.05%) XSLT
12 93 (7.64%) Hibernate
13 92 (7.55%) CSS
14 82 (6.73%) JMS
14 82 (6.73%) Servlets
15 77 (6.32%) EJB
15 77 (6.32%) REST
16 71 (5.83%) .NET
17 65 (5.34%) Java EE
18 58 (4.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 106 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (8.29%) DataPower
3 43 (3.53%) Clustering
3 43 (3.53%) Mainframe
4 28 (2.30%) Data Centre
5 27 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.89%) Hedge funds
8 21 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.56%) Web 2.0
10 17 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 15 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
12 14 (1.15%) FMCG
13 13 (1.07%) IVR
14 12 (0.99%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.90%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.90%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.90%) Online Banking
16 10 (0.82%) User Experience
17 9 (0.74%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 480 (39.41%) Linux
2 293 (24.06%) Unix
3 240 (19.70%) Windows
4 184 (15.11%) AIX
5 103 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 92 (7.55%) Solaris
7 43 (3.53%) zOS
8 40 (3.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 35 (2.87%) Windows Server
10 22 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (1.40%) SUSE
12 14 (1.15%) OS/390
13 13 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (0.82%) CentOS
14 10 (0.82%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.49%) HPUX
17 5 (0.41%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (10.59%) SOA
3 128 (10.51%) E-Commerce
4 123 (10.10%) DevOps
5 121 (9.93%) ITIL
6 100 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (8.05%) OO
8 96 (7.88%) TDD
9 75 (6.16%) Scrum
10 72 (5.91%) Web Development
11 68 (5.58%) Configuration Management
12 66 (5.42%) Project Management
13 63 (5.17%) Migration
14 62 (5.09%) Change Management
15 56 (4.60%) Waterfall
16 54 (4.43%) Software Engineering
17 51 (4.19%) Continuous Delivery
18 49 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
19 43 (3.53%) SDLC
19 43 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 600 (49.26%) Java
2 293 (24.06%) SQL
3 147 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 116 (9.52%) Python
5 106 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 91 (7.47%) Perl
7 63 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 49 (4.02%) Jython
9 46 (3.78%) C
10 42 (3.45%) C++
11 40 (3.28%) PL/SQL
12 39 (3.20%) Ruby
13 36 (2.96%) C#
14 28 (2.30%) PHP
14 28 (2.30%) PowerShell
15 23 (1.89%) Korn
16 22 (1.81%) COBOL
17 15 (1.23%) VB
18 11 (0.90%) VBScript
18 11 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 97 (7.96%) Security Cleared
2 75 (6.16%) SC Cleared
3 69 (5.67%) Degree
4 25 (2.05%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.31%) Sun Certification
6 15 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.82%) CCNA
9 9 (0.74%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.66%) CISSP
11 7 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.41%) CCSP
12 5 (0.41%) IBM Certification
12 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 4 (0.33%) CCNP
13 4 (0.33%) CISM
13 4 (0.33%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.46%) QA
2 9 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 9 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.25%) COBIT
4 3 (0.25%) ISO15022
4 3 (0.25%) ISO20022
4 3 (0.25%) SEPA
5 2 (0.16%) SLA
5 2 (0.16%) WCAG
6 1 (0.082%) FATCA
System Software
1 83 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 37 (3.04%) Xen
4 31 (2.55%) Docker
5 26 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (1.56%) NFS
8 18 (1.48%) KVM
9 17 (1.40%) SRDF
10 11 (0.90%) vSphere
11 6 (0.49%) vCloud
12 5 (0.41%) Firmware
12 5 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.33%) ClearTrust
13 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.25%) Oracle Clusterware
14 3 (0.25%) PowerHA
14 3 (0.25%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 108 (8.87%) Puppet
2 79 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (3.61%) Tivoli
4 39 (3.20%) Ansible
5 21 (1.72%) CA Wily
6 16 (1.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 15 (1.23%) QRadar
7 15 (1.23%) SCCM
8 11 (0.90%) Nagios
8 11 (0.90%) ZABBIX
9 9 (0.74%) Control-M
10 8 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.57%) Netcool
11 7 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
12 6 (0.49%) nmon
12 6 (0.49%) SCOM
13 5 (0.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 4 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 582 (47.78%) IBM
2 416 (34.15%) Oracle
3 139 (11.41%) Microsoft
4 102 (8.37%) VMware
5 91 (7.47%) Red Hat
6 62 (5.09%) ATG
7 55 (4.52%) Sybase
8 46 (3.78%) webMethods
9 42 (3.45%) SAP
10 41 (3.37%) hybris
10 41 (3.37%) TIBCO
11 39 (3.20%) Google
11 39 (3.20%) Sun
12 35 (2.87%) HP
13 34 (2.79%) Intel
14 29 (2.38%) Cisco
15 28 (2.30%) AppDynamics
15 28 (2.30%) Informatica
16 27 (2.22%) Axway
17 26 (2.13%) CA
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