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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 209 192 211
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 544 626 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.19% 1.24% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.68% 7.39% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 365 359
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £337 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +3.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +3.63%
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
8143 8476 9016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.76% 16.79% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 5386 5818
Median daily rate £425 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 240 333
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 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 +20 226 £500 +5.26% 34
South East -21 111 £500 +11.11% 12
North West -14 58 £375 -10.17% 3
North East +4 54 £335 -19.56%
Yorkshire +2 22 £490 +0.51% 14
East of England +3 20 £389 -13.61% 4
South West -25 18 £500 +20.48% 7
West Midlands -5 17 £488 +30.87% 4
East Midlands -20 10 £420 +8.38% 2
Midlands - 4 £500 -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 659 (54.64%) Java
2 490 (40.63%) IBM
3 483 (40.05%) Linux
4 444 (36.82%) Oracle
5 386 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
6 365 (30.27%) Unix
7 316 (26.20%) WebSphere Application Server
8 314 (26.04%) Finance
9 313 (25.95%) SQL
10 293 (24.30%) J2EE
11 262 (21.72%) WebLogic
12 253 (20.98%) XML
13 250 (20.73%) Web Services
14 245 (20.32%) WebSphere MQ
15 238 (19.73%) Middleware
16 221 (18.33%) Tomcat
17 218 (18.08%) Windows
18 216 (17.91%) JBoss
19 194 (16.09%) Spring
20 193 (16.00%) DevOps
21 184 (15.26%) Banking
22 176 (14.59%) JavaScript
23 173 (14.34%) E-Commerce
24 172 (14.26%) AIX
25 171 (14.18%) Jenkins
26 169 (14.01%) HTML
27 168 (13.93%) IBM Integration Bus
28 155 (12.85%) SOAP
29 153 (12.69%) SQL Server
30 148 (12.27%) 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
1 316 (26.20%) WebSphere Application Server
2 262 (21.72%) WebLogic
3 221 (18.33%) Tomcat
4 216 (17.91%) JBoss
5 148 (12.27%) Apache
6 84 (6.97%) IIS
7 54 (4.48%) WebLogic Portal
8 47 (3.90%) Confluence
9 45 (3.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 42 (3.48%) WebSphere Portal
11 39 (3.23%) GlassFish
12 38 (3.15%) MQSeries
13 36 (2.99%) FileNet
14 35 (2.90%) IBM HTTP Server
15 32 (2.65%) Jetty
16 30 (2.49%) Tuxedo
16 30 (2.49%) WebSphere Process Server
17 27 (2.24%) SharePoint
18 25 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
18 25 (2.07%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 73 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.00%) MS Project
5 6 (0.50%) MS Office
6 2 (0.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.083%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.083%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (2.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 25 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (1.08%) Magento
4 11 (0.91%) Maximo
4 11 (0.91%) OpenText MBPM
5 8 (0.66%) Fredhopper
6 7 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.41%) Staffware
8 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.25%) Exstream
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.17%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.17%) Primavera
10 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 108 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (5.06%) PaaS
3 48 (3.98%) IaaS
4 47 (3.90%) SaaS
5 32 (2.65%) Amazon S3
5 32 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 28 (2.32%) GitHub
7 26 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
10 13 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
11 10 (0.83%) Google App Engine
11 10 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.58%) SoftLayer
14 6 (0.50%) Bluemix
15 5 (0.41%) Route 53
16 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
16 2 (0.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 127 (10.53%) HTTP
2 100 (8.29%) SSL
3 68 (5.64%) TCP/IP
4 65 (5.39%) LDAP
5 47 (3.90%) DNS
6 46 (3.81%) Firewall
7 37 (3.07%) FTP
8 35 (2.90%) SAN
9 28 (2.32%) LAN
9 28 (2.32%) WAN
10 27 (2.24%) Internet
11 24 (1.99%) NAS
12 21 (1.74%) DHCP
13 18 (1.49%) FCoE
13 18 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
13 18 (1.49%) IPsec
13 18 (1.49%) iSCSI
14 17 (1.41%) Multicast
15 15 (1.24%) Network Security
16 13 (1.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 131 (10.86%) DB2
3 78 (6.47%) Relational Database
4 67 (5.56%) MySQL
5 60 (4.98%) Oracle Database
6 31 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (2.07%) MongoDB
8 24 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 23 (1.91%) Hadoop
10 20 (1.66%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.33%) HBase
11 16 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (1.08%) Big Data
13 13 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (0.83%) Redis
15 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 171 (14.18%) Jenkins
2 137 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 123 (10.20%) JUnit
4 110 (9.12%) JIRA
5 93 (7.71%) Maven
6 82 (6.80%) Eclipse
7 74 (6.14%) Subversion
8 59 (4.89%) Ant
9 50 (4.15%) Mockito
10 48 (3.98%) Cucumber
11 38 (3.15%) Selenium
12 30 (2.49%) Log4j
13 26 (2.16%) Eclipse RCP
13 26 (2.16%) SoapUI
14 21 (1.74%) TeamCity
15 19 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (1.49%) Travis CI
17 17 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (1.41%) Vagrant
18 16 (1.33%) Spock
General
1 314 (26.04%) Finance
2 184 (15.26%) Banking
3 109 (9.04%) Retail
4 29 (2.40%) Back Office
5 27 (2.24%) Financial Institution
6 26 (2.16%) Publishing
7 17 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.16%) Front Office
10 11 (0.91%) Law
11 10 (0.83%) Marketing
12 9 (0.75%) Billing
13 8 (0.66%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.41%) Advertising
14 5 (0.41%) Automotive
14 5 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.33%) French Language
15 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.25%) Dutch Language
16 3 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 374 (31.01%) Developer
2 224 (18.57%) Java Developer
3 131 (10.86%) Architect
4 109 (9.04%) Analyst
5 102 (8.46%) Administrator
6 86 (7.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 84 (6.97%) Consultant
8 64 (5.31%) WebSphere Developer
9 57 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
10 51 (4.23%) WebSphere Administrator
11 46 (3.81%) WebSphere Specialist
12 43 (3.57%) Senior Developer
13 38 (3.15%) Project Manager
14 37 (3.07%) Support Analyst
15 34 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
16 33 (2.74%) Java Engineer
17 29 (2.40%) Infrastructure Architect
18 28 (2.32%) Software Engineer
19 26 (2.16%) Operations Analyst
20 25 (2.07%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (24.30%) J2EE
2 253 (20.98%) XML
3 250 (20.73%) Web Services
4 245 (20.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 238 (19.73%) Middleware
6 194 (16.09%) Spring
7 169 (14.01%) HTML
8 168 (13.93%) IBM Integration Bus
9 155 (12.85%) SOAP
10 132 (10.95%) REST
11 116 (9.62%) JSP
12 114 (9.45%) CSS
13 107 (8.87%) JMS
14 102 (8.46%) JSON
15 92 (7.63%) EJB
16 87 (7.21%) XSLT
17 81 (6.72%) Java EE
18 78 (6.47%) Servlets
19 71 (5.89%) Hibernate
20 57 (4.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 133 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.22%) DataPower
3 39 (3.23%) Clustering
4 37 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (2.57%) iSeries
6 26 (2.16%) Tandem
7 22 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.82%) User Experience
8 18 (1.49%) Mainframe
8 18 (1.49%) Private Cloud
9 16 (1.33%) Data Centre
9 16 (1.33%) Fixed Income
10 15 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (0.91%) Equities
13 9 (0.75%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.75%) Online Banking
13 9 (0.75%) SWIFT
14 8 (0.66%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 483 (40.05%) Linux
2 365 (30.27%) Unix
3 218 (18.08%) Windows
4 172 (14.26%) AIX
5 91 (7.55%) Solaris
6 75 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (3.81%) Windows 2000
7 46 (3.81%) Windows XP
8 40 (3.32%) Windows Server
9 17 (1.41%) OS/390
10 15 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (1.24%) zOS
11 13 (1.08%) CentOS
12 12 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.83%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.75%) HPUX
15 8 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.50%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (16.00%) DevOps
3 173 (14.34%) E-Commerce
4 132 (10.95%) TDD
5 117 (9.70%) Scrum
6 116 (9.62%) ITIL
7 107 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
8 94 (7.79%) Open Source
9 91 (7.55%) Configuration Management
10 75 (6.22%) Change Management
10 75 (6.22%) Unit Testing
11 73 (6.05%) Service Management
12 72 (5.97%) OO
13 69 (5.72%) Performance Tuning
14 66 (5.47%) Web Development
15 64 (5.31%) SOA
16 60 (4.98%) Release Management
17 59 (4.89%) Migration
18 57 (4.73%) MVC
19 52 (4.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 659 (54.64%) Java
2 313 (25.95%) SQL
3 176 (14.59%) JavaScript
4 125 (10.36%) Perl
5 115 (9.54%) Shell Script
6 114 (9.45%) Python
7 69 (5.72%) Ruby
8 56 (4.64%) Jython
9 38 (3.15%) Bash Shell
10 36 (2.99%) Korn
11 31 (2.57%) PL/SQL
11 31 (2.57%) XPath
12 28 (2.32%) C
13 22 (1.82%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.41%) Go
15 14 (1.16%) C++
16 11 (0.91%) C#
17 8 (0.66%) PHP
18 7 (0.58%) Groovy
19 6 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 51 (4.23%) Degree
3 50 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.32%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.75%) ISEB
6 9 (0.75%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.41%) CISSP
8 4 (0.33%) CCNP
8 4 (0.33%) MCSA
8 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.25%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.25%) CCNA
9 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) CRISC
10 2 (0.17%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.49%) SLA
2 29 (2.40%) QA
3 11 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.91%) SEPA
4 10 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.50%) FATCA
7 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.33%) PA-DSS
9 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.17%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) HL7
10 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.17%) SDET
10 2 (0.17%) TARGET2
System Software
1 51 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 49 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (3.90%) Docker
4 31 (2.57%) Xen
5 25 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
6 23 (1.91%) Hyper-V
7 19 (1.58%) KVM
8 18 (1.49%) NFS
8 18 (1.49%) SRDF
9 9 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (0.58%) vSphere
12 6 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle Clusterware
14 4 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.083%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.083%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 1 (0.083%) XenApp
15 1 (0.083%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 125 (10.36%) Puppet
2 98 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (6.30%) Ansible
4 27 (2.24%) Oracle Identity Management
4 27 (2.24%) Terraform
5 26 (2.16%) Tivoli
6 24 (1.99%) Control-M
7 20 (1.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 15 (1.24%) Consul
9 13 (1.08%) CA Wily
10 11 (0.91%) Packer
10 11 (0.91%) Salt
10 11 (0.91%) SCCM
11 10 (0.83%) QRadar
12 9 (0.75%) SCOM
13 8 (0.66%) Pingdom
14 7 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.58%) Nagios
14 7 (0.58%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 490 (40.63%) IBM
2 444 (36.82%) Oracle
3 148 (12.27%) Microsoft
4 76 (6.30%) Red Hat
5 65 (5.39%) VMware
6 53 (4.39%) hybris
7 51 (4.23%) Sybase
8 46 (3.81%) Sun
9 41 (3.40%) ATG
10 39 (3.23%) TIBCO
11 34 (2.82%) Cisco
12 32 (2.65%) Splunk
13 30 (2.49%) Axway
13 30 (2.49%) HP
14 29 (2.40%) SAP
15 26 (2.16%) AppDynamics
16 24 (1.99%) Informatica
17 23 (1.91%) Siebel
18 22 (1.82%) Atlassian
18 22 (1.82%) MuleSoft
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