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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 194 179 161
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 646 723 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.29% 1.39% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.87% 7.65% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 418 391
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 12
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £34.14 £28.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £62.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +21.60%
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
9408 9447 9074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.75% 18.12% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6215 6028 5424
Median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 291 412
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £42.75 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +4 307 £500 +11.11% 32
South East -5 122 £475 +5.55% 11
North West +6 52 £431 -4.32% 10
Yorkshire -14 52 £500 +17.64% 7
South West -2 31 £450 -6.25% 2
West Midlands -28 27 £413 +1.53% 3
East Midlands -7 23 £403 -6.88% 1
East of England -11 18 £419 +1.51% 1
North East -31 12 £270 -50.90% 1
Midlands -11 1 £525 +5.00%
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 662 (51.24%) Java
2 585 (45.28%) IBM
3 488 (37.77%) Linux
4 456 (35.29%) Oracle
5 342 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 339 (26.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 333 (25.77%) Finance
8 323 (25.00%) SQL
9 322 (24.92%) Unix
10 299 (23.14%) J2EE
11 295 (22.83%) Middleware
12 289 (22.37%) WebLogic
13 270 (20.90%) WebSphere MQ
14 269 (20.82%) Web Services
15 254 (19.66%) XML
16 224 (17.34%) Windows
17 199 (15.40%) Tomcat
18 194 (15.02%) JBoss
19 186 (14.40%) Banking
20 185 (14.32%) Spring
21 184 (14.24%) DB2
22 183 (14.16%) Apache
22 183 (14.16%) IBM Integration Bus
23 176 (13.62%) HTTP
24 169 (13.08%) SQL Server
25 159 (12.31%) HTML
25 159 (12.31%) Python
26 158 (12.23%) AIX
27 148 (11.46%) JavaScript
28 147 (11.38%) DevOps

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
1 339 (26.24%) WebSphere Application Server
2 289 (22.37%) WebLogic
3 199 (15.40%) Tomcat
4 194 (15.02%) JBoss
5 183 (14.16%) Apache
6 92 (7.12%) IIS
7 63 (4.88%) IBM HTTP Server
8 53 (4.10%) WebLogic Portal
9 44 (3.41%) WebSphere Portal
10 41 (3.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 37 (2.86%) Jetty
12 35 (2.71%) MQSeries
13 34 (2.63%) GlassFish
14 32 (2.48%) nginx
15 30 (2.32%) FileNet
15 30 (2.32%) Tuxedo
16 28 (2.17%) Mongrel
17 19 (1.47%) SharePoint
18 18 (1.39%) Commerce Server
19 17 (1.32%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 56 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.16%) MS Office
2 15 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.85%) MS Project
4 9 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 17 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (0.85%) Magento
3 11 (0.85%) OpenText MBPM
4 8 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.31%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.31%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.23%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.23%) Staffware
7 2 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.15%) Exstream
7 2 (0.15%) Global One
7 2 (0.15%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.15%) Primavera
7 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 102 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (2.48%) Amazon S3
4 28 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (0.85%) Google App Engine
7 11 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.77%) SaaS
9 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (0.62%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.54%) GitHub
11 7 (0.54%) PaaS
12 5 (0.39%) Office 365
13 4 (0.31%) IaaS
13 4 (0.31%) Route 53
14 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.077%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.077%) CloudBees
15 1 (0.077%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 176 (13.62%) HTTP
2 132 (10.22%) SSL
3 74 (5.73%) DNS
4 71 (5.50%) TCP/IP
5 69 (5.34%) FTP
6 59 (4.57%) LDAP
7 36 (2.79%) SAN
8 31 (2.40%) DHCP
9 28 (2.17%) IPsec
10 26 (2.01%) LAN
10 26 (2.01%) WAN
11 25 (1.93%) Firewall
11 25 (1.93%) Internet
12 22 (1.70%) NAS
13 15 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
13 15 (1.16%) iSCSI
14 14 (1.08%) FCoE
14 14 (1.08%) Multicast
14 14 (1.08%) Network Security
15 9 (0.70%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (14.24%) DB2
2 169 (13.08%) SQL Server
3 70 (5.42%) MySQL
4 67 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 66 (5.11%) Relational Database
6 32 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 26 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 19 (1.47%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.16%) HBase
12 14 (1.08%) ObjectStore
12 14 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (1.01%) Big Data
13 13 (1.01%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.62%) Redis
15 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.54%) DbVisualizer
17 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 124 (9.60%) Jenkins
2 118 (9.13%) JUnit
3 117 (9.06%) Git (software)
4 78 (6.04%) Maven
5 77 (5.96%) Subversion
6 75 (5.80%) JIRA
7 56 (4.33%) Eclipse
8 42 (3.25%) Ant
8 42 (3.25%) Selenium
9 37 (2.86%) Cucumber
10 36 (2.79%) Introscope
11 32 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (2.32%) Log4j
13 28 (2.17%) Mockito
14 25 (1.93%) SoapUI
14 25 (1.93%) Travis CI
15 24 (1.86%) Eclipse RCP
16 19 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
17 16 (1.24%) Vagrant
18 14 (1.08%) SonarQube
General
1 333 (25.77%) Finance
2 186 (14.40%) Banking
3 117 (9.06%) Retail
4 37 (2.86%) Back Office
5 33 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.32%) Front Office
7 28 (2.17%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.24%) Publishing
9 13 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.77%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.54%) Automotive
11 7 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.46%) Marketing
13 5 (0.39%) Advertising
13 5 (0.39%) Law
14 4 (0.31%) French Language
15 2 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.15%) German Language
15 2 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 415 (32.12%) Developer
2 220 (17.03%) Java Developer
3 154 (11.92%) Architect
4 136 (10.53%) Administrator
5 101 (7.82%) Consultant
6 91 (7.04%) Analyst
7 76 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 75 (5.80%) WebSphere Administrator
9 72 (5.57%) WebSphere Developer
10 70 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
11 45 (3.48%) Middleware Developer
11 45 (3.48%) WebSphere Specialist
12 44 (3.41%) Senior Developer
13 38 (2.94%) WebSphere Architect
14 37 (2.86%) Project Manager
15 33 (2.55%) J2EE Developer
15 33 (2.55%) Senior Java Developer
16 32 (2.48%) Integration Architect
17 30 (2.32%) Agile Developer
18 29 (2.24%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (23.14%) J2EE
2 295 (22.83%) Middleware
3 270 (20.90%) WebSphere MQ
4 269 (20.82%) Web Services
5 254 (19.66%) XML
6 185 (14.32%) Spring
7 183 (14.16%) IBM Integration Bus
8 159 (12.31%) HTML
9 134 (10.37%) SOAP
10 116 (8.98%) CSS
11 110 (8.51%) JSP
12 109 (8.44%) REST
13 98 (7.59%) JMS
14 96 (7.43%) Hibernate
14 96 (7.43%) XSLT
15 80 (6.19%) EJB
16 74 (5.73%) Java EE
17 70 (5.42%) JSON
17 70 (5.42%) Servlets
18 67 (5.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 119 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (7.66%) DataPower
3 53 (4.10%) Clustering
4 34 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (2.01%) Mainframe
7 25 (1.93%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.86%) iSeries
9 21 (1.63%) Data Centre
10 20 (1.55%) User Experience
11 19 (1.47%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.08%) Fixed Income
12 14 (1.08%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.08%) Virtual Team
12 14 (1.08%) Web 2.0
13 12 (0.93%) IVR
14 11 (0.85%) SWIFT
15 10 (0.77%) Equities
15 10 (0.77%) Public Cloud
16 9 (0.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 488 (37.77%) Linux
2 322 (24.92%) Unix
3 224 (17.34%) Windows
4 158 (12.23%) AIX
5 96 (7.43%) Solaris
6 94 (7.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (2.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 32 (2.48%) Windows Server
9 31 (2.40%) zOS
10 20 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (1.16%) OS/390
12 13 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.85%) SUSE
14 7 (0.54%) CentOS
14 7 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.46%) HPUX
16 5 (0.39%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (11.38%) DevOps
3 138 (10.68%) E-Commerce
4 121 (9.37%) TDD
5 116 (8.98%) ITIL
5 116 (8.98%) SOA
6 97 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
7 92 (7.12%) OO
7 92 (7.12%) Scrum
8 73 (5.65%) Web Development
9 68 (5.26%) Migration
10 66 (5.11%) Configuration Management
11 60 (4.64%) Software Engineering
12 57 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
13 56 (4.33%) Waterfall
14 54 (4.18%) Project Management
15 51 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 51 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 50 (3.87%) Continuous Delivery
17 48 (3.72%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 662 (51.24%) Java
2 323 (25.00%) SQL
3 159 (12.31%) Python
4 148 (11.46%) JavaScript
5 125 (9.67%) Perl
6 108 (8.36%) Shell Script
7 74 (5.73%) Jython
7 74 (5.73%) Ruby
8 54 (4.18%) Bash Shell
9 38 (2.94%) C++
10 36 (2.79%) C
11 32 (2.48%) Korn
11 32 (2.48%) PL/SQL
12 29 (2.24%) C#
13 24 (1.86%) PHP
14 19 (1.47%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.08%) XPath
16 12 (0.93%) Go
17 7 (0.54%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (6.81%) Security Cleared
2 70 (5.42%) Degree
3 52 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.24%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (0.93%) CCNA
7 12 (0.93%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.77%) ISEB
9 6 (0.46%) CCNP
9 6 (0.46%) CISSP
10 5 (0.39%) IBM Certification
10 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.23%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.23%) MBA
12 3 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.40%) QA
2 10 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.39%) SEPA
4 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.31%) FATCA
4 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.23%) COBIT
5 3 (0.23%) ISO15022
5 3 (0.23%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.23%) SLA
6 2 (0.15%) HL7
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.15%) SDET
7 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 61 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 41 (3.17%) Docker
4 28 (2.17%) Xen
5 26 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
6 22 (1.70%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.32%) KVM
8 15 (1.16%) NFS
9 14 (1.08%) SRDF
10 9 (0.70%) vSphere
11 7 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
11 7 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.39%) Firmware
13 4 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.23%) PowerHA
14 3 (0.23%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 118 (9.13%) Puppet
2 97 (7.51%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (5.19%) Ansible
4 39 (3.02%) Tivoli
5 21 (1.63%) CA Wily
5 21 (1.63%) Control-M
6 18 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
7 17 (1.32%) Terraform
8 14 (1.08%) SCCM
9 13 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (1.01%) SCOM
10 12 (0.93%) Nagios
11 11 (0.85%) QRadar
11 11 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 10 (0.77%) Packer
13 9 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 9 (0.70%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.62%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 7 (0.54%) Netcool
Vendors
1 585 (45.28%) IBM
2 456 (35.29%) Oracle
3 134 (10.37%) Microsoft
4 88 (6.81%) Red Hat
5 86 (6.66%) VMware
6 59 (4.57%) ATG
7 52 (4.02%) Sybase
8 43 (3.33%) Sun
9 42 (3.25%) hybris
10 41 (3.17%) SAP
11 39 (3.02%) TIBCO
12 36 (2.79%) HP
13 35 (2.71%) Cisco
14 33 (2.55%) AppDynamics
15 31 (2.40%) webMethods
16 30 (2.32%) Intel
17 27 (2.09%) Axway
17 27 (2.09%) Misys
18 26 (2.01%) Splunk
19 23 (1.78%) Google
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