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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 40 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.52% 2.35% 3.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.37% 11.11% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Median daily rate £305 £400 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £545 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.73 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +25.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.65 £35.28
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +6.73%
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
67 135 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.87% 21.16% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 89 59
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.30 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.15 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.85 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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 27 June 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 +5 6 £300 -25.00%
Brentwood -2 1 - -
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 20 (80.00%) J2EE
2 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 18 (72.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) DB2
4 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (52.00%) Web Services
6 11 (44.00%) CSS
6 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (44.00%) zOS
7 10 (40.00%) Linux
7 10 (40.00%) Java EE
8 9 (36.00%) Ajax
8 9 (36.00%) XML
8 9 (36.00%) Unix
8 9 (36.00%) HTML
8 9 (36.00%) Ant
9 8 (32.00%) XHTML
10 7 (28.00%) OO
10 7 (28.00%) TDD
10 7 (28.00%) HTML5
11 6 (24.00%) Sass
11 6 (24.00%) LESS
11 6 (24.00%) JSP
11 6 (24.00%) IBM
11 6 (24.00%) SOA
11 6 (24.00%) RAD
11 6 (24.00%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
12 5 (20.00%) Relational Database

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 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Jetty
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) FTP
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) IPsec
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) DB2
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Ant
2 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.00%) AccuRev
3 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Gradle
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
3 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) LoadUI
4 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.00%) Automotive
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (36.00%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (28.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Developer
5 4 (16.00%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Database Developer
6 2 (8.00%) DB2 Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) z/OS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) J2EE
2 13 (52.00%) Web Services
3 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) Java EE
5 9 (36.00%) Ajax
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) XML
6 8 (32.00%) XHTML
7 7 (28.00%) HTML5
8 6 (24.00%) JSP
8 6 (24.00%) LESS
8 6 (24.00%) Sass
9 5 (20.00%) JPA
10 3 (12.00%) JSF
10 3 (12.00%) PrimeFaces
10 3 (12.00%) REST
10 3 (12.00%) SOAP
10 3 (12.00%) Struts
11 2 (8.00%) EclipseLink
11 2 (8.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.00%) Replication
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
1 2 (8.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) zOS
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Unix
4 4 (16.00%) Solaris
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) TDD
3 6 (24.00%) Extreme Programming
3 6 (24.00%) RAD
3 6 (24.00%) SOA
4 4 (16.00%) B2C
4 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Information Management
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) SEO
5 2 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) SQR
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) CA
2 3 (12.00%) Google
2 3 (12.00%) Rally
3 2 (8.00%) FatWire
3 2 (8.00%) Omniture
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) VMware