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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 32 28 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.14% 5.48% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.91% 19.59% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 3
Median daily rate £400 £400 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £408
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £39.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.76%
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
92 148 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.50% 27.98% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 90 56
Median daily rate £350 £380 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 11
Median hourly rate £34.50 £23.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.80% -26.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £14.85 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £47.85 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 5 May 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
Basildon +7 6 £300 -25.00%
Brentwood -1 1 - -
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (73.33%) Java
1 22 (73.33%) J2EE
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (50.00%) DB2
4 15 (50.00%) Web Services
5 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
6 13 (43.33%) CSS
6 13 (43.33%) Linux
7 11 (36.67%) XML
7 11 (36.67%) Unix
7 11 (36.67%) HTML
7 11 (36.67%) Ant
7 11 (36.67%) zOS
7 11 (36.67%) Ajax
8 10 (33.33%) Java EE
8 10 (33.33%) XHTML
9 7 (23.33%) TDD
9 7 (23.33%) SOA
9 7 (23.33%) OO
9 7 (23.33%) JPA
9 7 (23.33%) HTML5
9 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
10 6 (20.00%) Sass
10 6 (20.00%) LESS
10 6 (20.00%) RAD
10 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 6 (20.00%) Solaris
10 6 (20.00%) JSP

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 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) GlassFish
2 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 4 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Jetty
3 2 (6.67%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
1 2 (6.67%) Google App Engine
1 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DHCP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) IPsec
1 2 (6.67%) SSL
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) DB2
2 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) MS Access
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Ant
2 5 (16.67%) Maven
2 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.67%) AccuRev
5 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.67%) Gradle
5 2 (6.67%) JUnit
5 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.67%) Travis CI
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
General
1 6 (20.00%) Marketing
2 5 (16.67%) Automotive
2 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (30.00%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C++ Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (13.33%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.67%) DB2 Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 2 (6.67%) z/OS Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) J2EE
2 15 (50.00%) Web Services
3 13 (43.33%) CSS
4 11 (36.67%) Ajax
4 11 (36.67%) HTML
4 11 (36.67%) XML
5 10 (33.33%) Java EE
5 10 (33.33%) XHTML
6 7 (23.33%) HTML5
6 7 (23.33%) JPA
7 6 (20.00%) JSP
7 6 (20.00%) LESS
7 6 (20.00%) Sass
8 5 (16.67%) REST
8 5 (16.67%) SOAP
8 5 (16.67%) Struts
9 4 (13.33%) jQuery
9 4 (13.33%) JSR 170
9 4 (13.33%) SAML
9 4 (13.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (13.33%) Replication
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Unix
2 11 (36.67%) zOS
3 6 (20.00%) Solaris
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) OO
2 7 (23.33%) SOA
2 7 (23.33%) TDD
3 6 (20.00%) B2C
3 6 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 6 (20.00%) RAD
4 4 (13.33%) CRM
4 4 (13.33%) Information Management
4 4 (13.33%) MVC
4 4 (13.33%) Pair Programming
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (13.33%) User Stories
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) C++
4 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) SQR
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (13.33%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) CA
3 3 (10.00%) Rally
4 2 (6.67%) FatWire
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Omniture
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Software AG
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO