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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 139 110 186
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +76
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 108 178 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.87% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.49% 10.53% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 112 41
Median daily rate £471 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1272 1690 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.47% 17.73% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1019 977
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 57 70
Median hourly rate £34.00 £16.28 £19.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.84% -15.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £11.78 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.54 £37.68 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Hampshire +9 38 £400 -5.88% 4
Oxfordshire -5 29 £550 +5.76% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 21 £520 +48.57%
Berkshire -1 15 £500 +11.11% 1
Surrey +11 2 £625 +38.88% 4
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 121 (53.54%) Linux
2 107 (47.35%) Java
3 75 (33.19%) IBM
4 71 (31.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 62 (27.43%) JBoss
6 59 (26.11%) Tomcat
7 58 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (25.66%) DevOps
8 56 (24.78%) Oracle
9 53 (23.45%) WebLogic
10 52 (23.01%) Web Services
10 52 (23.01%) XML
11 49 (21.68%) Spring
12 48 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
13 47 (20.80%) Finance
14 45 (19.91%) Python
15 44 (19.47%) JUnit
16 43 (19.03%) Apache
16 43 (19.03%) Jenkins
17 39 (17.26%) DB2
17 39 (17.26%) HTML
18 37 (16.37%) TDD
19 36 (15.93%) SQL
19 36 (15.93%) Cucumber
20 35 (15.49%) Middleware
21 33 (14.60%) AIX
22 32 (14.16%) WebSphere MQ
22 32 (14.16%) JSON
22 32 (14.16%) Git (software)
22 32 (14.16%) Puppet

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 71 (31.42%) WebSphere Application Server
2 62 (27.43%) JBoss
3 59 (26.11%) Tomcat
4 53 (23.45%) WebLogic
5 43 (19.03%) Apache
6 20 (8.85%) WebSphere Process Server
7 13 (5.75%) Tuxedo
8 11 (4.87%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (4.42%) Commerce Server
9 10 (4.42%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (3.54%) Alfresco
10 8 (3.54%) SharePoint
11 6 (2.65%) Apache TomEE
11 6 (2.65%) IIS
12 5 (2.21%) ATG Dynamo
12 5 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (1.33%) Confluence
13 3 (1.33%) OpenStack
13 3 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.54%) Fredhopper
2 7 (3.10%) Maximo
3 5 (2.21%) Staffware
4 2 (0.88%) Magento
4 2 (0.88%) Primavera
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (12.39%) Amazon S3
3 17 (7.52%) Amazon SQS
3 17 (7.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (6.19%) GitHub
5 11 (4.87%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (2.65%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (2.65%) SoftLayer
8 4 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.33%) PaaS
10 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.64%) SAN
2 14 (6.19%) HTTP
3 12 (5.31%) SSL
4 11 (4.87%) Firewall
5 7 (3.10%) ATM
6 4 (1.77%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.77%) LDAP
7 3 (1.33%) Intranet
7 3 (1.33%) NAS
8 2 (0.88%) Internet
8 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.26%) DB2
2 9 (3.98%) Oracle Database
2 9 (3.98%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.21%) MySQL
4 4 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.44%) Big Data
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (19.47%) JUnit
2 43 (19.03%) Jenkins
3 36 (15.93%) Cucumber
4 32 (14.16%) Git (software)
5 25 (11.06%) Subversion
6 19 (8.41%) Maven
7 14 (6.19%) Mockito
8 11 (4.87%) Selenium
9 6 (2.65%) JIRA
9 6 (2.65%) Vagrant
10 5 (2.21%) Ant
10 5 (2.21%) Introscope
10 5 (2.21%) Log4j
11 4 (1.77%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.88%) JMeter
12 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.88%) TestNG
13 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.44%) JBehave
13 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (20.80%) Finance
2 22 (9.73%) Publishing
3 12 (5.31%) Banking
4 9 (3.98%) Billing
5 8 (3.54%) Retail
6 6 (2.65%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.21%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (28.76%) Developer
2 47 (20.80%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (9.73%) Administrator
5 19 (8.41%) Architect
6 18 (7.96%) Software Engineer
7 16 (7.08%) Analyst
7 16 (7.08%) Java Engineer
8 15 (6.64%) Java Software Engineer
9 14 (6.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 14 (6.19%) Java Software Developer
10 13 (5.75%) AWS Developer
11 12 (5.31%) Senior DevOps
12 11 (4.87%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 11 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (4.42%) Project Manager
13 10 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (4.42%) WebSphere Administrator
14 9 (3.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 9 (3.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (23.01%) Web Services
1 52 (23.01%) XML
2 49 (21.68%) Spring
3 39 (17.26%) HTML
4 35 (15.49%) Middleware
5 32 (14.16%) JSON
5 32 (14.16%) WebSphere MQ
6 29 (12.83%) J2EE
7 27 (11.95%) REST
8 22 (9.73%) IBM Integration Bus
9 21 (9.29%) EJB
10 20 (8.85%) CSS
11 19 (8.41%) HTML5
11 19 (8.41%) Java EE
12 17 (7.52%) SOAP
13 14 (6.19%) Ajax
13 14 (6.19%) JDBC
14 12 (5.31%) JSP
14 12 (5.31%) RESTful
15 11 (4.87%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.87%) Mainframe
3 9 (3.98%) Clustering
4 5 (2.21%) DataPower
5 4 (1.77%) Biometrics
5 4 (1.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.77%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.88%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) AS400
8 1 (0.44%) iSeries
8 1 (0.44%) IVR
8 1 (0.44%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 121 (53.54%) Linux
2 33 (14.60%) AIX
3 22 (9.73%) Unix
4 20 (8.85%) Windows
5 19 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.31%) Solaris
7 11 (4.87%) zOS
8 5 (2.21%) CentOS
9 4 (1.77%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (25.66%) DevOps
2 37 (16.37%) TDD
3 31 (13.72%) Migration
4 27 (11.95%) E-Commerce
5 25 (11.06%) Scrum
6 24 (10.62%) BDD
6 24 (10.62%) Open Source
7 22 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (8.85%) Web Development
9 19 (8.41%) BPEL
9 19 (8.41%) BPMN
9 19 (8.41%) Unit Testing
10 17 (7.52%) ITIL
10 17 (7.52%) Pair Programming
10 17 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (7.52%) Software Engineering
11 16 (7.08%) Content Enrichment
12 15 (6.64%) Service Management
13 14 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 107 (47.35%) Java
2 45 (19.91%) Python
3 36 (15.93%) SQL
4 26 (11.50%) JavaScript
5 23 (10.18%) Ruby
6 22 (9.73%) Shell Script
7 15 (6.64%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.19%) Korn
9 9 (3.98%) Jython
10 3 (1.33%) Perl
11 1 (0.44%) C
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.62%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.52%) Degree
4 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.44%) ISEB
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.87%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.88%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.88%) SDET
System Software
1 24 (10.62%) Docker
2 8 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.77%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (14.16%) Puppet
2 26 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (6.64%) Ansible
4 13 (5.75%) Tivoli
5 10 (4.42%) CA Wily
5 10 (4.42%) Packer
6 9 (3.98%) QRadar
7 8 (3.54%) SCCM
8 6 (2.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.77%) Pingdom
10 3 (1.33%) Consul
10 3 (1.33%) Terraform
11 2 (0.88%) Kibana
11 2 (0.88%) logstash
12 1 (0.44%) Netcool
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 75 (33.19%) IBM
2 56 (24.78%) Oracle
3 17 (7.52%) Red Hat
4 12 (5.31%) AppDynamics
5 11 (4.87%) ATG
6 10 (4.42%) Microsoft
7 9 (3.98%) NetCracker
8 8 (3.54%) Splunk
9 6 (2.65%) Comptel
10 5 (2.21%) ILOG
10 5 (2.21%) TIBCO
10 5 (2.21%) VMware
11 4 (1.77%) Citrix
11 4 (1.77%) PagerDuty
11 4 (1.77%) SAP
12 3 (1.33%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.33%) hybris
13 1 (0.44%) Capita
13 1 (0.44%) Cognos
13 1 (0.44%) webMethods
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