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 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 165 144 109
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -35
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 97 126 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 1.34% 1.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.26% 8.23% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 72 86
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.28
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.30%
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
1550 1531 1663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.58% 16.22% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 930 933
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 59 70
Median hourly rate £15.63 £22.25 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.77% +28.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.23 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £40.00 £52.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

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 26 June 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 26 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
Buckinghamshire +24 34 £355 +7.16% 3
Hampshire +10 28 £385 -17.86% 4
Oxfordshire +14 14 £475 +15.50%
Surrey -2 10 £450 -2.70% 1
Berkshire -55 8 £475 -2.06% 8
Kent - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £500 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 111 (55.22%) IBM
2 104 (51.74%) Linux
3 77 (38.31%) Java
4 52 (25.87%) Middleware
5 50 (24.88%) Oracle
6 49 (24.38%) DB2
6 49 (24.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 44 (21.89%) XML
7 44 (21.89%) Finance
7 44 (21.89%) DevOps
8 41 (20.40%) SC Cleared
8 41 (20.40%) Security Cleared
8 41 (20.40%) AIX
9 38 (18.91%) Windows
10 35 (17.41%) Tomcat
11 34 (16.92%) WebSphere MQ
12 33 (16.42%) J2EE
13 32 (15.92%) WebLogic
13 32 (15.92%) Web Services
14 31 (15.42%) SOAP
14 31 (15.42%) Apache
15 30 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (14.43%) IBM Integration Bus
17 28 (13.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 27 (13.43%) Puppet
18 27 (13.43%) Unix
18 27 (13.43%) JBoss
19 26 (12.94%) SQL
19 26 (12.94%) Banking
20 25 (12.44%) Python

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 49 (24.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 35 (17.41%) Tomcat
3 32 (15.92%) WebLogic
4 31 (15.42%) Apache
5 27 (13.43%) JBoss
6 16 (7.96%) IIS
7 8 (3.98%) WebSphere Process Server
8 7 (3.48%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.49%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.00%) CMS
11 2 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.50%) Confluence
12 1 (0.50%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.50%) nginx
12 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 18 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Staffware
2 2 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.50%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
3 1 (0.50%) Maximo
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.50%) Primavera
3 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.97%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.48%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.00%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.50%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.45%) SSL
2 17 (8.46%) HTTP
3 13 (6.47%) LDAP
4 11 (5.47%) SMTP
5 10 (4.98%) Internet
6 8 (3.98%) SAN
7 7 (3.48%) Intranet
7 7 (3.48%) WEP
8 6 (2.99%) ATM
8 6 (2.99%) FTP
9 5 (2.49%) Firewall
10 4 (1.99%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.99%) NAS
11 3 (1.49%) DNS
11 3 (1.49%) SSH
11 3 (1.49%) WinSCP
12 2 (1.00%) Network Security
13 1 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
13 1 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (24.38%) DB2
2 16 (7.96%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.47%) MySQL
4 7 (3.48%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.48%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.49%) Big Data
6 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.00%) HBase
7 2 (1.00%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.50%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 21 (10.45%) JUnit
2 20 (9.95%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.47%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.97%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (4.48%) Vagrant
6 7 (3.48%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.99%) Introscope
7 6 (2.99%) Subversion
8 4 (1.99%) Ant
9 3 (1.49%) Maven
9 3 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.49%) XMLSpy
10 2 (1.00%) Burp Suite
10 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.00%) GitLab
10 2 (1.00%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.00%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (1.00%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.50%) Toad
General
1 44 (21.89%) Finance
2 26 (12.94%) Banking
3 10 (4.98%) Retail
4 8 (3.98%) Spanish Language
5 7 (3.48%) Publishing
6 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (26.37%) Developer
2 17 (8.46%) Administrator
2 17 (8.46%) Java Developer
3 16 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (7.46%) Architect
4 15 (7.46%) WebSphere Engineer
5 13 (6.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (6.47%) Security Specialist
6 12 (5.97%) Consultant
6 12 (5.97%) Technical Security Specialist
6 12 (5.97%) Technical Specialist
7 9 (4.48%) Applications Support
8 8 (3.98%) Applications Developer
8 8 (3.98%) WebSphere Administrator
9 7 (3.48%) Analyst
9 7 (3.48%) AWS Developer
9 7 (3.48%) Designer
9 7 (3.48%) Software Engineer
10 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 6 (2.99%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (25.87%) Middleware
2 44 (21.89%) XML
3 34 (16.92%) WebSphere MQ
4 33 (16.42%) J2EE
5 32 (15.92%) Web Services
6 31 (15.42%) SOAP
7 29 (14.43%) IBM Integration Bus
8 25 (12.44%) REST
9 24 (11.94%) HTML
10 23 (11.44%) Spring
11 20 (9.95%) HTML5
11 20 (9.95%) JSON
12 16 (7.96%) .NET
12 16 (7.96%) CSS
13 15 (7.46%) jQuery
14 14 (6.97%) AngularJS
15 11 (5.47%) JMS
15 11 (5.47%) Laravel
15 11 (5.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (4.98%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.96%) Clustering
2 16 (7.96%) DataPower
3 10 (4.98%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (2.99%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.49%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.49%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.99%) FMCG
6 4 (1.99%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.00%) AS400
8 2 (1.00%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Derivative
9 1 (0.50%) Equities
9 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.50%) IVR
9 1 (0.50%) PKI
9 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 104 (51.74%) Linux
2 41 (20.40%) AIX
3 38 (18.91%) Windows
4 28 (13.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (13.43%) Unix
6 12 (5.97%) zOS
7 10 (4.98%) Solaris
8 8 (3.98%) CentOS
9 5 (2.49%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.99%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.50%) Debian
12 1 (0.50%) Fedora
12 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.89%) DevOps
2 30 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (10.95%) Migration
4 21 (10.45%) Web Development
5 20 (9.95%) SIEM
5 20 (9.95%) SOA
6 15 (7.46%) High Availability
6 15 (7.46%) Project Management
7 14 (6.97%) TDD
8 13 (6.47%) ITIL
9 12 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.97%) Workflow
10 11 (5.47%) Security Operations
10 11 (5.47%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (4.48%) Content Enrichment
11 9 (4.48%) Open Source
12 7 (3.48%) BDD
12 7 (3.48%) Change Management
12 7 (3.48%) Software Engineering
12 7 (3.48%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 77 (38.31%) Java
2 26 (12.94%) SQL
3 25 (12.44%) Python
4 22 (10.95%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.46%) C#
6 14 (6.97%) PHP
6 14 (6.97%) PowerShell
7 13 (6.47%) VB
8 12 (5.97%) Korn
9 11 (5.47%) Ruby
10 9 (4.48%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.98%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.98%) COBOL
11 8 (3.98%) Jython
12 6 (2.99%) Perl
13 4 (1.99%) C
14 2 (1.00%) AWK
14 2 (1.00%) sed
14 2 (1.00%) VBScript
15 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (20.40%) SC Cleared
1 41 (20.40%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.97%) Degree
3 1 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (0.50%) CCSP
3 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.50%) CISM
3 1 (0.50%) CISSP
3 1 (0.50%) IBM Certification
3 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.50%) PMP
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) COBIT
2 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (7.96%) Active Directory
1 16 (7.96%) Docker
2 7 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.00%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) ClearTrust
5 1 (0.50%) KVM
5 1 (0.50%) NFS
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.50%) Postfix
5 1 (0.50%) qmail
5 1 (0.50%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.50%) Varnish
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (13.43%) Puppet
2 17 (8.46%) Ansible
3 15 (7.46%) QRadar
4 14 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.98%) CA Wily
6 6 (2.99%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.99%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.49%) Nagios
7 5 (2.49%) SCCM
8 3 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.49%) SCOM
8 3 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.00%) Control-M
10 1 (0.50%) Cacti
10 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.50%) Netcool
10 1 (0.50%) Plesk
10 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 111 (55.22%) IBM
2 50 (24.88%) Oracle
3 23 (11.44%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.47%) VMware
5 6 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.49%) CA
6 5 (2.49%) Citrix
6 5 (2.49%) Remedy
6 5 (2.49%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.99%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.49%) ATG
8 3 (1.49%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (1.00%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.00%) Borland
9 2 (1.00%) ILOG
9 2 (1.00%) Informatica
9 2 (1.00%) Software AG
9 2 (1.00%) Splunk
9 2 (1.00%) Veritas
9 2 (1.00%) webMethods
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