The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / East Midlands
Rank 78 58 67
Rank change year-on-year -20 +9  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.09% 2.28% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.25% 17.21% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 12
Median daily rate £400 £370 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -15.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 194 215 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.17% 13.25% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 128 137
Median daily rate £338 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.30 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.28% -3.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £20.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing WebSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Northamptonshire +1 7 £420 +5.00% 2
Derbyshire -8 4 £363 -2.02%
Nottinghamshire -15 2 - - 2
Leicestershire -3 1 £550 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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

1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) J2EE
3 15 (62.50%) Eclipse
3 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) Java EE
4 14 (58.33%) JBoss
4 14 (58.33%) Web Application Development
5 13 (54.17%) JSP
5 13 (54.17%) Ajax
6 12 (50.00%) JSF
7 11 (45.83%) JSON
7 11 (45.83%) Web Development
7 11 (45.83%) Ant
7 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
8 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) Spring
9 5 (20.83%) JPA
9 5 (20.83%) Web Services
9 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
10 4 (16.67%) XML
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) JUnit
10 4 (16.67%) MySQL
10 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Mockito
11 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
11 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East 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 14 (58.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
3 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Boomi
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) DB2
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Eclipse
2 11 (45.83%) Ant
3 4 (16.67%) JUnit
3 4 (16.67%) Mockito
4 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Gradle
4 1 (4.17%) Lombardi
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
1 18 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Integration Architect
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Architect
4 1 (4.17%) SAP PI Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) J2EE
2 15 (62.50%) Java EE
3 13 (54.17%) Ajax
3 13 (54.17%) JSP
4 12 (50.00%) JSF
5 11 (45.83%) JSON
6 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.83%) JPA
7 5 (20.83%) Spring
7 5 (20.83%) Web Services
8 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (16.67%) XML
9 3 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (12.50%) JMS
9 3 (12.50%) jQuery
9 3 (12.50%) Servlets
10 2 (8.33%) Dojo
10 2 (8.33%) EJB
10 2 (8.33%) REST
10 2 (8.33%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) DataPower
1 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Web Application Development
3 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
3 11 (45.83%) Web Development
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) AOP
7 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (4.17%) Open Source
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Groovy
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) Dell
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Chordiant
3 1 (4.17%) Kony
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.17%) Sencha
3 1 (4.17%) Sybase
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