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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Rank 52 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.31% 1.43% 3.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 8.75% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £260 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
100 80 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.11% 16.29% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 37 47
Median daily rate £463 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £59.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.97% +197.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 February 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
Southend-on-Sea -5 1 £575 +31.42%
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Essex region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Ajax
4 4 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) Ant
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) RAD
4 4 (50.00%) XHTML
4 4 (50.00%) SOA
4 4 (50.00%) Sass
4 4 (50.00%) LESS
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet

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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Jetty
1 2 (25.00%) Mongrel
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) IPsec
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (12.50%) AccuRev
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) LESS
3 4 (50.00%) Sass
3 4 (50.00%) XHTML
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
5 1 (12.50%) JMS
5 1 (12.50%) JPA
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 4 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (50.00%) RAD
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) CA Agile Central