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 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
UK / England
Rank 229 222 182
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -40
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 434 516 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.08% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.85% 6.46% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 290 311
Median daily rate £460 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%
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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7423 7987 8438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.72% 16.75% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4868 5138 5217
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 221 296
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

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 February 2017.

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
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 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
London +16 190 £475 - 31
South East +27 94 £465 +3.33% 6
South West +14 38 £543 +35.81% 4
North West -5 30 £425 - 5
East of England +9 23 £381 -15.27% 4
Yorkshire -7 20 £425 +6.25% 5
West Midlands +4 15 £450 +5.88% 3
North East -26 12 £340 -24.44%
East Midlands -21 9 £400 +8.10% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 546 (53.01%) Java
2 455 (44.17%) Linux
3 449 (43.59%) IBM
4 371 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
5 362 (35.15%) Oracle
6 286 (27.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 277 (26.89%) Unix
8 267 (25.92%) SQL
9 266 (25.83%) J2EE
10 229 (22.23%) XML
11 221 (21.46%) Finance
12 218 (21.17%) WebSphere MQ
13 214 (20.78%) JBoss
14 208 (20.19%) Web Services
15 188 (18.25%) Spring
15 188 (18.25%) Tomcat
16 187 (18.16%) DevOps
17 181 (17.57%) Windows
18 176 (17.09%) JavaScript
18 176 (17.09%) Middleware
19 175 (16.99%) WebLogic
20 167 (16.21%) AIX
21 164 (15.92%) E-Commerce
22 162 (15.73%) SOAP
23 159 (15.44%) Jenkins
24 158 (15.34%) Banking
25 144 (13.98%) IBM Integration Bus
26 139 (13.50%) Microsoft
27 133 (12.91%) HTML
27 133 (12.91%) Apache

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
1 286 (27.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 214 (20.78%) JBoss
3 188 (18.25%) Tomcat
4 175 (16.99%) WebLogic
5 133 (12.91%) Apache
6 94 (9.13%) IIS
7 50 (4.85%) Confluence
8 38 (3.69%) GlassFish
9 35 (3.40%) Jetty
9 35 (3.40%) WebSphere Process Server
10 31 (3.01%) IBM HTTP Server
10 31 (3.01%) nginx
11 28 (2.72%) MQSeries
12 27 (2.62%) CMS
13 26 (2.52%) Mongrel
13 26 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 25 (2.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 24 (2.33%) Apache TomEE
16 23 (2.23%) Apache Geronimo
17 20 (1.94%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 57 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.49%) MS Office
5 4 (0.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.097%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.097%) SPSS
6 1 (0.097%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (2.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 21 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (1.36%) Maximo
4 11 (1.07%) Magento
5 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.39%) Fredhopper
6 4 (0.39%) OpenText MBPM
6 4 (0.39%) Staffware
7 3 (0.29%) Exstream
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.29%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.19%) Murex MxG2000
8 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.19%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.097%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 81 (7.86%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (6.02%) PaaS
3 53 (5.15%) IaaS
4 44 (4.27%) SaaS
5 39 (3.79%) GitHub
6 27 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (2.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 25 (2.43%) Google App Engine
9 14 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (1.36%) IBM Cloud
10 12 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.87%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.68%) Bluemix
13 7 (0.68%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.29%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.19%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 111 (10.78%) HTTP
2 101 (9.81%) SSL
3 64 (6.21%) TCP/IP
4 58 (5.63%) DNS
5 48 (4.66%) Firewall
6 38 (3.69%) LDAP
7 35 (3.40%) FTP
8 28 (2.72%) Internet
9 27 (2.62%) SAN
10 26 (2.52%) DHCP
11 24 (2.33%) IPsec
12 19 (1.84%) LAN
12 19 (1.84%) WAN
13 18 (1.75%) HTTPS
14 15 (1.46%) Network Security
15 14 (1.36%) NAS
16 13 (1.26%) Kerberos
16 13 (1.26%) Multicast
17 11 (1.07%) SMTP
18 10 (0.97%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 102 (9.90%) DB2
3 89 (8.64%) Oracle Database
4 58 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 48 (4.66%) MySQL
6 28 (2.72%) NoSQL
7 26 (2.52%) MongoDB
8 22 (2.14%) Hadoop
9 19 (1.84%) RDBMS
10 17 (1.65%) Big Data
10 17 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
13 10 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (0.97%) Endeca
14 9 (0.87%) HBase
14 9 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (0.68%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 159 (15.44%) Jenkins
2 108 (10.49%) Git (software)
3 98 (9.51%) JUnit
4 92 (8.93%) JIRA
5 84 (8.16%) Maven
6 76 (7.38%) Ant
7 68 (6.60%) Eclipse
8 56 (5.44%) Mockito
9 54 (5.24%) Subversion
10 47 (4.56%) Cucumber
11 26 (2.52%) Selenium
11 26 (2.52%) Travis CI
12 23 (2.23%) Log4j
13 22 (2.14%) TeamCity
14 20 (1.94%) Rational Application Developer
15 18 (1.75%) Bitbucket
15 18 (1.75%) SoapUI
16 16 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (1.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 221 (21.46%) Finance
2 158 (15.34%) Banking
3 100 (9.71%) Retail
4 24 (2.33%) Publishing
5 16 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.07%) Back Office
7 11 (1.07%) Billing
7 11 (1.07%) Law
8 10 (0.97%) Marketing
9 9 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.68%) International Banking
11 6 (0.58%) Front Office
11 6 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.49%) Advertising
12 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.39%) Automotive
13 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 349 (33.88%) Developer
2 201 (19.51%) Java Developer
3 105 (10.19%) Architect
4 94 (9.13%) Analyst
5 67 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 66 (6.41%) WebSphere Developer
7 56 (5.44%) Consultant
8 50 (4.85%) Administrator
9 44 (4.27%) Senior Developer
10 43 (4.17%) WebSphere Specialist
11 39 (3.79%) Support Analyst
12 34 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
13 32 (3.11%) Applications Support
14 29 (2.82%) Java Engineer
14 29 (2.82%) Project Manager
14 29 (2.82%) Software Engineer
14 29 (2.82%) WebSphere Administrator
15 28 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
16 25 (2.43%) Operations Engineer
17 23 (2.23%) Java WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (25.83%) J2EE
2 229 (22.23%) XML
3 218 (21.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 208 (20.19%) Web Services
5 188 (18.25%) Spring
6 176 (17.09%) Middleware
7 162 (15.73%) SOAP
8 144 (13.98%) IBM Integration Bus
9 133 (12.91%) HTML
10 119 (11.55%) JSP
11 110 (10.68%) REST
12 102 (9.90%) JMS
13 101 (9.81%) Servlets
14 94 (9.13%) JSON
15 89 (8.64%) CSS
16 88 (8.54%) XSLT
17 86 (8.35%) Java EE
18 75 (7.28%) .NET
19 69 (6.70%) Hibernate
20 65 (6.31%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 115 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.95%) DataPower
3 32 (3.11%) Computer Science
4 29 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.72%) Clustering
6 21 (2.04%) Tandem
7 19 (1.84%) iSeries
8 18 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 18 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.55%) Private Cloud
10 14 (1.36%) iPad
10 14 (1.36%) User Experience
11 13 (1.26%) Mainframe
12 12 (1.17%) SWIFT
12 12 (1.17%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.68%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.58%) Derivative
15 6 (0.58%) PKI
16 5 (0.49%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 455 (44.17%) Linux
2 277 (26.89%) Unix
3 181 (17.57%) Windows
4 167 (16.21%) AIX
5 124 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 70 (6.80%) Solaris
7 48 (4.66%) Windows 2000
7 48 (4.66%) Windows XP
8 41 (3.98%) Windows Server
9 14 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.26%) zOS
11 12 (1.17%) CentOS
11 12 (1.17%) HPUX
12 11 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 11 (1.07%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.87%) OS/390
13 9 (0.87%) SUSE
13 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (18.16%) DevOps
3 164 (15.92%) E-Commerce
4 126 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (11.84%) ITIL
6 119 (11.55%) Open Source
7 115 (11.17%) Scrum
8 114 (11.07%) TDD
9 103 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 88 (8.54%) OO
11 82 (7.96%) Change Management
12 81 (7.86%) Unit Testing
13 68 (6.60%) Service Management
14 57 (5.53%) SOA
15 52 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
15 52 (5.05%) Software Engineering
16 51 (4.95%) Release Management
17 48 (4.66%) Migration
18 47 (4.56%) ITSM
18 47 (4.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 546 (53.01%) Java
2 267 (25.92%) SQL
3 176 (17.09%) JavaScript
4 121 (11.75%) Shell Script
5 86 (8.35%) Perl
6 56 (5.44%) Python
7 51 (4.95%) Bash Shell
8 40 (3.88%) PowerShell
9 32 (3.11%) PL/SQL
10 29 (2.82%) Korn
11 28 (2.72%) Jython
12 25 (2.43%) XPath
13 24 (2.33%) C
14 23 (2.23%) Ruby
15 20 (1.94%) C++
16 16 (1.55%) C#
17 13 (1.26%) VBScript
18 10 (0.97%) Go
18 10 (0.97%) Groovy
18 10 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 76 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 40 (3.88%) Degree
4 18 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.97%) CISSP
6 7 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.58%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.29%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.29%) CCIE
9 3 (0.29%) CCNP
9 3 (0.29%) MCSA
9 3 (0.29%) RHCE
9 3 (0.29%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.29%) SANS
9 3 (0.29%) SSCP
10 2 (0.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.98%) SLA
2 29 (2.82%) QA
3 18 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.65%) SEPA
5 9 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.58%) PA-DSS
6 6 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.29%) FATCA
8 3 (0.29%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.19%) COBIT
9 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.19%) MiFID
9 2 (0.19%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.097%) HL7
10 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.097%) ISO15022
System Software
1 70 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (3.79%) Docker
3 34 (3.30%) Xen
4 23 (2.23%) Active Directory
5 15 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.17%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.97%) NFS
8 10 (0.97%) SRDF
8 10 (0.97%) vSphere
9 9 (0.87%) KVM
9 9 (0.87%) Oracle Clusterware
9 9 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.097%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.097%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.097%) XenApp
12 1 (0.097%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.097%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 120 (11.65%) Puppet
2 72 (6.99%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (6.02%) Ansible
4 23 (2.23%) Tivoli
5 18 (1.75%) Terraform
6 17 (1.65%) Oracle Identity Management
6 17 (1.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 14 (1.36%) Control-M
8 12 (1.17%) QRadar
9 11 (1.07%) Salt
10 10 (0.97%) Consul
10 10 (0.97%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.87%) Pingdom
11 9 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (0.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 8 (0.78%) Forum Sentry
12 8 (0.78%) Nagios
12 8 (0.78%) SCCM
13 7 (0.68%) Kubernetes
14 6 (0.58%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 449 (43.59%) IBM
2 362 (35.15%) Oracle
3 139 (13.50%) Microsoft
4 118 (11.46%) Red Hat
5 74 (7.18%) VMware
6 55 (5.34%) ATG
7 44 (4.27%) hybris
8 34 (3.30%) HP
9 30 (2.91%) Google
9 30 (2.91%) Sybase
10 29 (2.82%) Informatica
11 28 (2.72%) TIBCO
12 26 (2.52%) Axway
12 26 (2.52%) Siebel
13 24 (2.33%) Splunk
14 23 (2.23%) Sun
15 22 (2.14%) Cisco
15 22 (2.14%) MuleSoft
16 20 (1.94%) Atlassian
17 19 (1.84%) AppDynamics
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