The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 16 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.96% - 10.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 40.00% - 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
WebSphere
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 Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.41% 16.67% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 4
Median daily rate £500 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -9.70%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (40.00%) Mesos
3 2 (40.00%) CoreOS
3 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (40.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (40.00%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (40.00%) GoCD
3 2 (40.00%) rkt
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (40.00%) New Relic
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Riak
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Go
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) DNS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
1 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Riak
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) GoCD
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) SonarQube
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) EDI
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CoreOS
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Go
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Control-M
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (40.00%) Mesos
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) rkt
1 2 (40.00%) Unicenter
1 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) New Relic
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Ariba
2 1 (20.00%) ATG
2 1 (20.00%) Demandware
2 1 (20.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP