The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 50 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 3.26% 2.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.17% 19.10% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £334 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +23.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.70 £31.60 £31.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £43.20 £34.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.65% +23.48%
WebSphere
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
72 89 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.86% 17.05% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 81
Median daily rate £375 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.67 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.26% +18.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £24.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Essex

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Brentwood +12 3 - -
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 17 (85.00%) J2EE
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) DB2
4 14 (70.00%) SQL
5 13 (65.00%) Java
6 11 (55.00%) zOS
7 10 (50.00%) Java EE
8 9 (45.00%) Web Services
9 6 (30.00%) JPA
10 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
10 5 (25.00%) Linux
11 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
11 4 (20.00%) CSS
11 4 (20.00%) SOAP
11 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 4 (20.00%) IBM
11 4 (20.00%) REST
11 4 (20.00%) Automotive
12 3 (15.00%) PrimeFaces
12 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (15.00%) User Stories
12 3 (15.00%) AccuRev
12 3 (15.00%) JAX-WS
12 3 (15.00%) JSF
12 3 (15.00%) JMS
13 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
13 2 (10.00%) OO
13 2 (10.00%) Python
13 2 (10.00%) B2C

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) AccuRev
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Automotive
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Database Developer
6 2 (10.00%) DB2 Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (10.00%) z/OS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) J2EE
2 10 (50.00%) Java EE
3 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) JPA
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) REST
5 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (15.00%) JAX-WS
6 3 (15.00%) JMS
6 3 (15.00%) JSF
6 3 (15.00%) PrimeFaces
7 2 (10.00%) Ajax
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) HTML5
7 2 (10.00%) XML
8 1 (5.00%) CSS3
8 1 (5.00%) LESS
8 1 (5.00%) Middleware
8 1 (5.00%) Sass
8 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) zOS
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) User Stories
3 2 (10.00%) B2C
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Code Coverage
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.00%) RAD
4 1 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) SQR
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) CA
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Rally