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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
UK / England
Rank 211 229 188
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -41
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 459 495 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.06% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.50% 6.31% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 270 309
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00

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
7062 7847 8103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.31% 16.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4576 5023 5155
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 223 290
Median hourly rate £21.29 £22.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +21 181 £500 - 31
South East 0 98 £500 +17.64% 14
North West +8 49 £375 -9.90% 8
North East +4 48 £335 -19.56% 1
South West -7 25 £460 +10.84% 6
Yorkshire +2 18 £458 -3.17% 6
West Midlands +9 17 £450 - 3
East of England 0 16 £375 -16.66% 3
East Midlands -17 5 £420 +9.09% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 567 (52.70%) Java
2 480 (44.61%) Linux
3 440 (40.89%) IBM
4 384 (35.69%) Oracle
5 361 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
6 323 (30.02%) Unix
7 312 (29.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 281 (26.12%) SQL
9 250 (23.23%) J2EE
10 235 (21.84%) Finance
11 224 (20.82%) WebSphere MQ
12 218 (20.26%) XML
13 214 (19.89%) JBoss
14 207 (19.24%) Web Services
15 198 (18.40%) Windows
15 198 (18.40%) Tomcat
16 194 (18.03%) WebLogic
17 193 (17.94%) Middleware
18 185 (17.19%) Spring
19 179 (16.64%) DevOps
20 173 (16.08%) E-Commerce
21 172 (15.99%) AIX
22 163 (15.15%) Jenkins
23 159 (14.78%) JavaScript
24 155 (14.41%) Banking
25 154 (14.31%) SOAP
26 149 (13.85%) HTML
27 141 (13.10%) IBM Integration Bus
28 134 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
29 125 (11.62%) SQL Server

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
1 312 (29.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 214 (19.89%) JBoss
3 198 (18.40%) Tomcat
4 194 (18.03%) WebLogic
5 120 (11.15%) Apache
6 80 (7.43%) IIS
7 48 (4.46%) Confluence
8 38 (3.53%) IBM HTTP Server
9 35 (3.25%) GlassFish
10 34 (3.16%) MQSeries
11 32 (2.97%) Jetty
11 32 (2.97%) WebLogic Portal
11 32 (2.97%) WebSphere Process Server
12 30 (2.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 25 (2.32%) Commerce Server
13 25 (2.32%) WebSphere Portal
14 23 (2.14%) FileNet
14 23 (2.14%) nginx
15 22 (2.04%) CMS
16 20 (1.86%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 65 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.65%) MS Project
5 2 (0.19%) MS Office
6 1 (0.093%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.093%) SPSS
6 1 (0.093%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 27 (2.51%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 16 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (1.30%) Maximo
4 11 (1.02%) Magento
5 8 (0.74%) Fredhopper
6 6 (0.56%) OpenText MBPM
7 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.37%) Staffware
8 3 (0.28%) Exstream
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.19%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.093%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.093%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.093%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 84 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (5.86%) PaaS
3 50 (4.65%) IaaS
4 47 (4.37%) SaaS
5 31 (2.88%) GitHub
6 23 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (1.77%) Amazon S3
7 19 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (1.30%) Google App Engine
10 14 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (1.21%) IBM Cloud
12 9 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.65%) SoftLayer
14 6 (0.56%) Bluemix
15 5 (0.46%) Route 53
16 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
16 2 (0.19%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 117 (10.87%) HTTP
2 99 (9.20%) SSL
3 72 (6.69%) TCP/IP
4 57 (5.30%) DNS
5 52 (4.83%) LDAP
6 46 (4.28%) Firewall
7 32 (2.97%) FTP
8 27 (2.51%) SAN
9 26 (2.42%) Internet
10 21 (1.95%) LAN
10 21 (1.95%) WAN
11 20 (1.86%) HTTPS
12 19 (1.77%) DHCP
13 17 (1.58%) IPsec
14 15 (1.39%) Network Security
15 13 (1.21%) Multicast
15 13 (1.21%) NAS
16 10 (0.93%) FCoE
16 10 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (0.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 109 (10.13%) DB2
3 80 (7.43%) Oracle Database
4 63 (5.86%) Relational Database
5 53 (4.93%) MySQL
6 24 (2.23%) NoSQL
7 23 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 20 (1.86%) Hadoop
10 19 (1.77%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (1.21%) Big Data
13 11 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (1.02%) Redis
14 9 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (0.84%) HBase
14 9 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (0.65%) DbVisualizer
16 7 (0.65%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 163 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 120 (11.15%) Git (software)
3 111 (10.32%) JUnit
4 103 (9.57%) JIRA
5 93 (8.64%) Maven
6 72 (6.69%) Eclipse
7 64 (5.95%) Ant
8 58 (5.39%) Subversion
9 50 (4.65%) Mockito
10 46 (4.28%) Cucumber
11 31 (2.88%) Selenium
12 23 (2.14%) Log4j
12 23 (2.14%) TeamCity
13 18 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (1.67%) SoapUI
14 17 (1.58%) Travis CI
14 17 (1.58%) Vagrant
15 16 (1.49%) Eclipse RCP
15 16 (1.49%) Spock
16 13 (1.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 235 (21.84%) Finance
2 155 (14.41%) Banking
3 98 (9.11%) Retail
4 26 (2.42%) Publishing
5 17 (1.58%) Back Office
5 17 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 15 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.12%) Front Office
9 11 (1.02%) Billing
9 11 (1.02%) Law
10 9 (0.84%) Marketing
11 7 (0.65%) International Banking
11 7 (0.65%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.46%) Automotive
12 5 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.37%) Advertising
13 4 (0.37%) French Language
13 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 345 (32.06%) Developer
2 208 (19.33%) Java Developer
3 107 (9.94%) Architect
4 103 (9.57%) Analyst
5 76 (7.06%) Administrator
6 71 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 63 (5.86%) Consultant
8 59 (5.48%) WebSphere Developer
9 50 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 48 (4.46%) WebSphere Specialist
11 41 (3.81%) WebSphere Administrator
12 39 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
13 37 (3.44%) Support Analyst
14 34 (3.16%) Java Engineer
15 33 (3.07%) Project Manager
16 32 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
17 29 (2.70%) Software Engineer
18 27 (2.51%) Applications Support
18 27 (2.51%) Infrastructure Architect
19 25 (2.32%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (23.23%) J2EE
2 224 (20.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 218 (20.26%) XML
4 207 (19.24%) Web Services
5 193 (17.94%) Middleware
6 185 (17.19%) Spring
7 154 (14.31%) SOAP
8 149 (13.85%) HTML
9 141 (13.10%) IBM Integration Bus
10 116 (10.78%) REST
11 114 (10.59%) JSP
12 102 (9.48%) CSS
13 101 (9.39%) JSON
14 100 (9.29%) JMS
15 81 (7.53%) Servlets
16 77 (7.16%) Java EE
17 74 (6.88%) EJB
18 68 (6.32%) XSLT
19 54 (5.02%) Hibernate
20 52 (4.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 134 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.09%) DataPower
3 36 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (3.25%) Clustering
5 30 (2.79%) iSeries
6 25 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.86%) Tandem
8 19 (1.77%) User Experience
9 17 (1.58%) Private Cloud
10 15 (1.39%) Mainframe
10 15 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (0.93%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.93%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.84%) iPad
15 8 (0.74%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.74%) Public Cloud
16 7 (0.65%) Online Banking
16 7 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 480 (44.61%) Linux
2 323 (30.02%) Unix
3 198 (18.40%) Windows
4 172 (15.99%) AIX
5 104 (9.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 80 (7.43%) Solaris
7 48 (4.46%) Windows 2000
7 48 (4.46%) Windows XP
8 41 (3.81%) Windows Server
9 15 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
10 14 (1.30%) zOS
11 12 (1.12%) CentOS
11 12 (1.12%) OS/390
11 12 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.93%) HPUX
12 10 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 10 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (16.64%) DevOps
3 173 (16.08%) E-Commerce
4 122 (11.34%) TDD
5 121 (11.25%) ITIL
6 106 (9.85%) Scrum
7 104 (9.67%) Continuous Integration
8 100 (9.29%) Open Source
9 90 (8.36%) Configuration Management
10 81 (7.53%) Unit Testing
11 76 (7.06%) Service Management
12 75 (6.97%) Change Management
12 75 (6.97%) OO
13 60 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
14 56 (5.20%) Migration
14 56 (5.20%) MVC
14 56 (5.20%) SOA
15 54 (5.02%) Web Development
16 51 (4.74%) Release Management
17 49 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 567 (52.70%) Java
2 281 (26.12%) SQL
3 159 (14.78%) JavaScript
4 124 (11.52%) Shell Script
5 101 (9.39%) Perl
6 79 (7.34%) Python
7 48 (4.46%) Bash Shell
8 43 (4.00%) Jython
9 38 (3.53%) Ruby
10 35 (3.25%) Korn
11 31 (2.88%) PL/SQL
12 30 (2.79%) PowerShell
13 28 (2.60%) XPath
14 26 (2.42%) C
15 17 (1.58%) Go
16 12 (1.12%) C++
17 11 (1.02%) PHP
18 9 (0.84%) C#
19 7 (0.65%) VB
19 7 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 61 (5.67%) SC Cleared
3 42 (3.90%) Degree
4 23 (2.14%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.74%) ISEB
6 8 (0.74%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.46%) CISSP
9 4 (0.37%) CCNP
9 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.28%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.28%) MCSA
10 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.19%) CCNA
11 2 (0.19%) CISA
11 2 (0.19%) CISM
11 2 (0.19%) CRISC
12 1 (0.093%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.62%) SLA
2 27 (2.51%) QA
3 17 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.39%) SEPA
5 8 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.56%) FATCA
7 6 (0.56%) PA-DSS
8 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.19%) COBIT
10 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.19%) SDET
10 2 (0.19%) TARGET2
11 1 (0.093%) HL7
11 1 (0.093%) ISO15022
11 1 (0.093%) ISO20022
System Software
1 62 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (4.18%) Docker
3 33 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 26 (2.42%) Xen
5 16 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.30%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (1.02%) KVM
7 11 (1.02%) vSphere
8 10 (0.93%) NFS
8 10 (0.93%) SRDF
8 10 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.84%) Oracle Clusterware
10 6 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.093%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.093%) XenApp
12 1 (0.093%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.093%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 112 (10.41%) Puppet
2 78 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (6.60%) Ansible
4 27 (2.51%) Terraform
5 22 (2.04%) Tivoli
6 20 (1.86%) Control-M
7 19 (1.77%) Oracle Identity Management
8 17 (1.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 15 (1.39%) Consul
10 11 (1.02%) Packer
10 11 (1.02%) Salt
11 10 (0.93%) Nagios
11 10 (0.93%) QRadar
11 10 (0.93%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.84%) SCCM
12 9 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 8 (0.74%) Pingdom
14 7 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 440 (40.89%) IBM
2 384 (35.69%) Oracle
3 121 (11.25%) Microsoft
4 102 (9.48%) Red Hat
5 71 (6.60%) VMware
6 44 (4.09%) hybris
7 43 (4.00%) ATG
8 35 (3.25%) Sun
9 34 (3.16%) Sybase
10 33 (3.07%) Splunk
11 32 (2.97%) HP
12 28 (2.60%) Cisco
13 26 (2.42%) Axway
13 26 (2.42%) Informatica
13 26 (2.42%) TIBCO
14 24 (2.23%) AppDynamics
14 24 (2.23%) MuleSoft
15 22 (2.04%) Atlassian
15 22 (2.04%) Siebel
16 18 (1.67%) Google
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