The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 43 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 8 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.56% 2.45% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.43% 12.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate £450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
70 90 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.65% 20.04% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 53
Average daily rate £450 £363 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -10.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £248 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £81.00 £15.00 £10.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+440.00% +37.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.87 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £22.48 £62.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Essex region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -2 1 £625 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £438 -
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 15 (78.95%) XML
3 14 (73.68%) Unix
3 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
3 14 (73.68%) Ant
3 14 (73.68%) J2EE
4 13 (68.42%) Marketing
5 12 (63.16%) TopLink
5 12 (63.16%) User Stories
6 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (57.89%) Struts
7 10 (52.63%) Linux
7 10 (52.63%) PL/SQL
7 10 (52.63%) IBM
8 9 (47.37%) JSP
8 9 (47.37%) Servlets
8 9 (47.37%) TDD
9 8 (42.11%) Ajax
9 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (42.11%) XHTML
9 8 (42.11%) Windows
9 8 (42.11%) Solaris
9 8 (42.11%) CSS
9 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
9 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
10 7 (36.84%) Oracle
10 7 (36.84%) Automotive

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) CMS
1 4 (21.05%) GlassFish
1 4 (21.05%) JBoss
1 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
1 4 (21.05%) WebLogic Portal
1 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Jetty
2 2 (10.53%) nginx
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.53%) Google App Engine
1 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) FTP
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) IPsec
1 2 (10.53%) SSL
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
2 6 (31.58%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Ant
2 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) AccuRev
4 6 (31.58%) Checkstyle
4 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
4 6 (31.58%) FindBugs
4 6 (31.58%) JUnit
4 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
4 6 (31.58%) TestDirector
5 4 (21.05%) Maven
General
1 13 (68.42%) Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) Automotive
3 4 (21.05%) Legal
4 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.26%) Banking
6 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) Java Developer
3 9 (47.37%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (42.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C++ Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE Applications Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
7 2 (10.53%) JSP Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (10.53%) XML Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
1 15 (78.95%) Web Services
1 15 (78.95%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) J2EE
3 12 (63.16%) TopLink
4 11 (57.89%) Struts
5 9 (47.37%) JSP
5 9 (47.37%) Servlets
6 8 (42.11%) Ajax
6 8 (42.11%) CSS
6 8 (42.11%) XHTML
7 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
8 6 (31.58%) EclipseLink
8 6 (31.58%) JAX-RS
8 6 (31.58%) JAX-WS
8 6 (31.58%) JDBC
8 6 (31.58%) JRules
8 6 (31.58%) SOAP
9 4 (21.05%) HTML5
9 4 (21.05%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (21.05%) Replication
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Unix
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Solaris
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) User Stories
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) B2C
5 6 (31.58%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (31.58%) Pair Programming
5 6 (31.58%) System Testing
6 4 (21.05%) CRM
6 4 (21.05%) Information Management
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
6 4 (21.05%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) Content Management
8 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.53%) RAD
8 2 (10.53%) RUP
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) SEO
8 2 (10.53%) Use Case
8 2 (10.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) PL/SQL
4 4 (21.05%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Rally
4 3 (15.79%) Google
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) FatWire
6 1 (5.26%) Omniture
6 1 (5.26%) Software AG
6 1 (5.26%) TIBCO