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 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 149 144 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -39
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 116 120 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 1.25% 1.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.18% 7.54% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 83
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +27.86%
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1615 1592 1665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.28% 16.63% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 978 898
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 53 74
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.68 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.59% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £36.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 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
Buckinghamshire +23 31 £378 +7.85%
Hampshire +9 26 £400 -13.04% 3
Berkshire -36 20 £501 +4.81% 5
Surrey +12 19 £475 +5.55% 1
Oxfordshire +15 15 £488 +16.07%
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £500 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 117 (53.18%) Linux
2 108 (49.09%) IBM
3 77 (35.00%) Java
4 60 (27.27%) Middleware
5 56 (25.45%) Oracle
6 54 (24.55%) DB2
7 53 (24.09%) DevOps
8 52 (23.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 50 (22.73%) Finance
10 48 (21.82%) XML
11 44 (20.00%) Tomcat
12 43 (19.55%) AIX
12 43 (19.55%) Web Services
13 42 (19.09%) SC Cleared
13 42 (19.09%) Security Cleared
14 41 (18.64%) WebLogic
14 41 (18.64%) WebSphere MQ
15 38 (17.27%) Windows
15 38 (17.27%) Python
16 37 (16.82%) Apache
16 37 (16.82%) J2EE
17 36 (16.36%) Puppet
18 34 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
18 34 (15.45%) SOAP
19 31 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (12.73%) Unix
20 28 (12.73%) SSL
20 28 (12.73%) Git (software)
20 28 (12.73%) Spring
20 28 (12.73%) IBM Integration Bus

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 52 (23.64%) WebSphere Application Server
2 44 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 41 (18.64%) WebLogic
4 37 (16.82%) Apache
5 27 (12.27%) JBoss
6 12 (5.45%) IIS
7 6 (2.73%) MQSeries
7 6 (2.73%) WebSphere Process Server
8 5 (2.27%) Tuxedo
9 4 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.91%) CMS
11 2 (0.91%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.45%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.45%) nginx
12 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Staffware
2 2 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.91%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.91%) Primavera
3 1 (0.45%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.45%) Maximo
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.27%) Amazon S3
3 10 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.18%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.91%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.45%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.73%) SSL
2 22 (10.00%) HTTP
3 10 (4.55%) LDAP
4 9 (4.09%) Internet
4 9 (4.09%) SAN
5 8 (3.64%) SMTP
6 7 (3.18%) Firewall
6 7 (3.18%) Intranet
6 7 (3.18%) WEP
7 6 (2.73%) FTP
7 6 (2.73%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.82%) NAS
9 3 (1.36%) SSH
9 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.36%) WinSCP
10 2 (0.91%) DNS
10 2 (0.91%) Network Security
11 1 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (24.55%) DB2
2 15 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.00%) MySQL
4 8 (3.64%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.82%) Big Data
6 4 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.91%) HBase
8 2 (0.91%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.45%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (0.45%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.00%) JUnit
3 17 (7.73%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (4.55%) Subversion
6 9 (4.09%) Vagrant
7 8 (3.64%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.64%) Introscope
8 4 (1.82%) Maven
9 3 (1.36%) Ant
9 3 (1.36%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.36%) XMLSpy
10 2 (0.91%) Burp Suite
10 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.91%) GitLab
10 2 (0.91%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.91%) Sinon.JS
11 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (22.73%) Finance
2 18 (8.18%) Banking
3 13 (5.91%) Retail
4 7 (3.18%) Publishing
5 6 (2.73%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (23.64%) Developer
2 27 (12.27%) Administrator
3 23 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 18 (8.18%) Architect
6 16 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.36%) Consultant
7 14 (6.36%) WebSphere Administrator
8 12 (5.45%) Security Specialist
8 12 (5.45%) WebSphere Engineer
9 11 (5.00%) Technical Security Specialist
9 11 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
10 10 (4.55%) Analyst
10 10 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
10 10 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.09%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
12 8 (3.64%) Applications Developer
12 8 (3.64%) Applications Support
12 8 (3.64%) AWS Developer
12 8 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (27.27%) Middleware
2 48 (21.82%) XML
3 43 (19.55%) Web Services
4 41 (18.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 37 (16.82%) J2EE
6 34 (15.45%) SOAP
7 28 (12.73%) IBM Integration Bus
7 28 (12.73%) Spring
8 26 (11.82%) REST
9 23 (10.45%) HTML
10 22 (10.00%) JSON
11 18 (8.18%) HTML5
12 16 (7.27%) CSS
13 14 (6.36%) JDBC
14 12 (5.45%) .NET
14 12 (5.45%) JMS
14 12 (5.45%) JNDI
15 11 (5.00%) EJB
15 11 (5.00%) jQuery
16 10 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.45%) Clustering
2 19 (8.64%) DataPower
3 7 (3.18%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.18%) Private Cloud
4 6 (2.73%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.82%) FMCG
6 4 (1.82%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.36%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.91%) AS400
8 2 (0.91%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) iSeries
9 1 (0.45%) IVR
9 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.45%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 117 (53.18%) Linux
2 43 (19.55%) AIX
3 38 (17.27%) Windows
4 28 (12.73%) Unix
5 27 (12.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.00%) Solaris
7 9 (4.09%) zOS
8 6 (2.73%) CentOS
9 5 (2.27%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.45%) Debian
11 1 (0.45%) Fedora
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.09%) DevOps
2 31 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (10.91%) Migration
4 21 (9.55%) SOA
5 20 (9.09%) High Availability
5 20 (9.09%) SIEM
6 17 (7.73%) ITIL
6 17 (7.73%) Web Development
7 15 (6.82%) TDD
8 14 (6.36%) Open Source
8 14 (6.36%) Project Management
9 12 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.45%) Garbage Collection
10 9 (4.09%) Content Enrichment
10 9 (4.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (4.09%) Load Balancing
10 9 (4.09%) Workflow
11 8 (3.64%) Scrum
11 8 (3.64%) Service Management
11 8 (3.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 77 (35.00%) Java
2 38 (17.27%) Python
3 27 (12.27%) SQL
4 23 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.64%) Ruby
6 18 (8.18%) Korn
7 13 (5.91%) Bash Shell
7 13 (5.91%) Jython
8 12 (5.45%) C#
9 11 (5.00%) PHP
9 11 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 9 (4.09%) VB
12 6 (2.73%) Perl
13 4 (1.82%) C
13 4 (1.82%) COBOL
14 2 (0.91%) AWK
14 2 (0.91%) sed
15 1 (0.45%) Delphi
15 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (19.09%) SC Cleared
1 42 (19.09%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.73%) Degree
3 1 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (0.45%) CCSP
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.45%) CISM
3 1 (0.45%) CISSP
3 1 (0.45%) IBM Certification
3 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.45%) PMP
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (8.64%) Docker
2 10 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.82%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.91%) vSphere
6 1 (0.45%) ClearTrust
6 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.45%) KVM
6 1 (0.45%) NFS
6 1 (0.45%) Postfix
6 1 (0.45%) qmail
6 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.45%) Varnish
6 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (16.36%) Puppet
2 25 (11.36%) Ansible
3 21 (9.55%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (6.82%) QRadar
5 13 (5.91%) CA Wily
6 7 (3.18%) ZABBIX
7 6 (2.73%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.27%) Nagios
9 4 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.36%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.91%) SCCM
11 2 (0.91%) SCOM
12 1 (0.45%) Cacti
12 1 (0.45%) Graphite
12 1 (0.45%) logstash
12 1 (0.45%) Plesk
12 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.45%) Scalr
Vendors
1 108 (49.09%) IBM
2 56 (25.45%) Oracle
3 22 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.09%) VMware
5 8 (3.64%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.27%) CA
6 5 (2.27%) Citrix
6 5 (2.27%) Remedy
7 4 (1.82%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.82%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (1.82%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.82%) Splunk
8 3 (1.36%) ATG
8 3 (1.36%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.36%) SAP
8 3 (1.36%) webMethods
9 2 (0.91%) BEA
9 2 (0.91%) HP
9 2 (0.91%) Software AG
9 2 (0.91%) Veritas
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