The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / South East
Rank 147 174 164
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 94 87 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 1.00% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.40% 5.75% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 36 54
Median daily rate £465 £450 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £380 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.41%
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1270 1513 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.51% 17.31% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 965 957
Median daily rate £425 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 52 79
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.48 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.55 £53.58 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire +37 54 £435 -3.33% 2
Oxfordshire +17 17 £525 +0.96%
Berkshire +8 7 £500 +14.28% 4
Buckinghamshire -36 7 £550 +33.33%
Surrey +15 5 £650 +52.94%
West Sussex -11 1 £413 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 110 (55.56%) Linux
2 99 (50.00%) Java
3 83 (41.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 82 (41.41%) JBoss
5 76 (38.38%) IBM
6 66 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (26.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 51 (25.76%) Spring
9 49 (24.75%) Security Cleared
10 48 (24.24%) SC Cleared
10 48 (24.24%) Oracle
11 47 (23.74%) Red Hat
12 44 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
12 44 (22.22%) Web Services
13 43 (21.72%) JUnit
14 41 (20.71%) SQL
14 41 (20.71%) Shell Script
15 39 (19.70%) Tomcat
15 39 (19.70%) DevOps
16 38 (19.19%) Jenkins
17 37 (18.69%) Cucumber
18 36 (18.18%) TDD
19 35 (17.68%) Scrum
20 34 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (17.17%) XML
21 33 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
22 32 (16.16%) BPMN
22 32 (16.16%) BPEL
23 31 (15.66%) Java EE
24 30 (15.15%) JavaScript

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 83 (41.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 82 (41.41%) JBoss
3 39 (19.70%) Tomcat
4 28 (14.14%) WebLogic
5 26 (13.13%) WebSphere Process Server
6 24 (12.12%) Apache
7 23 (11.62%) Apache Geronimo
7 23 (11.62%) Apache TomEE
8 13 (6.57%) ATG Dynamo
9 11 (5.56%) Alfresco
10 9 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (3.54%) SharePoint
12 6 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
13 5 (2.53%) Commerce Server
13 5 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (2.53%) IIS
13 5 (2.53%) OpenStack
14 3 (1.52%) Apache Solr
14 3 (1.52%) Confluence
14 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Maximo
2 4 (2.02%) Fredhopper
2 4 (2.02%) Staffware
3 2 (1.01%) Magento
4 1 (0.51%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.12%) GitHub
2 21 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 9 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (3.03%) SoftLayer
5 4 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.52%) PaaS
7 2 (1.01%) IaaS
7 2 (1.01%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.59%) SAN
2 13 (6.57%) HTTP
3 10 (5.05%) Firewall
4 7 (3.54%) SMTP
5 6 (3.03%) ATM
5 6 (3.03%) SSL
6 5 (2.53%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.02%) LDAP
8 2 (1.01%) Internet
8 2 (1.01%) Intranet
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.15%) DB2
2 16 (8.08%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.04%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.54%) IBM BigInsights
4 7 (3.54%) Neo4j
5 4 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (21.72%) JUnit
2 38 (19.19%) Jenkins
3 37 (18.69%) Cucumber
4 26 (13.13%) Maven
5 24 (12.12%) Mockito
6 14 (7.07%) Subversion
7 13 (6.57%) Ant
7 13 (6.57%) Log4j
8 9 (4.55%) Git (software)
9 8 (4.04%) Selenium
10 6 (3.03%) JIRA
11 5 (2.53%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.53%) Vagrant
12 4 (2.02%) Bitbucket
13 2 (1.01%) Introscope
13 2 (1.01%) JMeter
14 1 (0.51%) Artifactory
14 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.51%) JBehave
14 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (11.62%) Publishing
2 21 (10.61%) Finance
3 12 (6.06%) Banking
4 9 (4.55%) Billing
5 7 (3.54%) Retail
6 5 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.02%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (37.37%) Developer
2 42 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 19 (9.60%) Software Engineer
4 17 (8.59%) Java Engineer
5 16 (8.08%) Architect
5 16 (8.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 16 (8.08%) Java Software Developer
5 16 (8.08%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (7.58%) WebSphere Specialist
7 12 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.05%) AIX Engineer
8 10 (5.05%) Analyst
8 10 (5.05%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 8 (4.04%) Applications Specialist
10 8 (4.04%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.04%) Server Specialist
11 7 (3.54%) AWS Developer
11 7 (3.54%) Billing Support
11 7 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (25.76%) Spring
2 44 (22.22%) Web Services
2 44 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 34 (17.17%) XML
4 33 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
5 31 (15.66%) Java EE
6 29 (14.65%) J2EE
7 25 (12.63%) JMS
8 24 (12.12%) Middleware
9 23 (11.62%) HTML
10 22 (11.11%) REST
11 21 (10.61%) SOAP
12 18 (9.09%) JSON
13 16 (8.08%) JDBC
14 15 (7.58%) EJB
15 14 (7.07%) JSP
15 14 (7.07%) RESTful
15 14 (7.07%) XSLT
16 13 (6.57%) Ajax
16 13 (6.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.05%) Mainframe
2 5 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.52%) Clustering
3 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.52%) PKI
3 3 (1.52%) Private Cloud
3 3 (1.52%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.51%) AS400
5 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.51%) DataPower
5 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.51%) iSeries
5 1 (0.51%) IVR
5 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 110 (55.56%) Linux
2 53 (26.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (14.65%) AIX
4 18 (9.09%) Unix
5 16 (8.08%) Solaris
6 15 (7.58%) Windows
7 10 (5.05%) zOS
8 4 (2.02%) CentOS
8 4 (2.02%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.52%) SUSE
9 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.70%) DevOps
3 36 (18.18%) TDD
4 35 (17.68%) Scrum
5 34 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (16.16%) BPEL
6 32 (16.16%) BPMN
7 30 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 28 (14.14%) Unit Testing
9 27 (13.64%) Migration
9 27 (13.64%) Open Source
10 26 (13.13%) Pair Programming
11 21 (10.61%) Software Engineering
12 19 (9.60%) Analytics
13 15 (7.58%) BDD
14 14 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (6.57%) Personalization
16 12 (6.06%) ITIL
16 12 (6.06%) Quality Management
17 11 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (50.00%) Java
2 41 (20.71%) Shell Script
2 41 (20.71%) SQL
3 30 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 26 (13.13%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.04%) Korn
6 6 (3.03%) Python
7 3 (1.52%) Jython
Qualifications
1 49 (24.75%) Security Cleared
2 48 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.03%) Degree
4 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.52%) CCIE
5 3 (1.52%) CISSP
5 3 (1.52%) RHCE
5 3 (1.52%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.51%) CCDP
6 1 (0.51%) CCNA
6 1 (0.51%) CCNP
6 1 (0.51%) MCITP
6 1 (0.51%) MCSE
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.54%) QA
2 5 (2.53%) PA-DSS
2 5 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (6.06%) Docker
2 9 (4.55%) Oracle Clusterware
2 9 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.54%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (8.59%) Puppet
2 9 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.55%) QRadar
2 9 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.54%) SCCM
3 7 (3.54%) ZABBIX
4 6 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.02%) Ansible
5 4 (2.02%) Pingdom
6 3 (1.52%) CA Wily
6 3 (1.52%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.52%) Consul
6 3 (1.52%) Kibana
6 3 (1.52%) logstash
6 3 (1.52%) Terraform
7 1 (0.51%) Mesos
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.51%) Packer
7 1 (0.51%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 76 (38.38%) IBM
2 48 (24.24%) Oracle
3 47 (23.74%) Red Hat
4 19 (9.60%) ATG
5 12 (6.06%) VMware
6 9 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.55%) NetCracker
7 8 (4.04%) AppDynamics
8 6 (3.03%) Comptel
9 4 (2.02%) ILOG
9 4 (2.02%) PagerDuty
9 4 (2.02%) SAP
9 4 (2.02%) Splunk
10 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.52%) hybris
11 1 (0.51%) Cisco
11 1 (0.51%) FatWire
11 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.51%) Siebel
11 1 (0.51%) Vignette