Period
to 22 January 2022

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 6 months to 22 January 2022 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.

IBM WebSphere
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 91 62 -
Rank change year-on-year -29 - -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 13 10 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.87% 1.25% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.72% 12.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
10th Percentile £505 - -
25th Percentile £513 £425 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £450 -
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
75th Percentile £550 £475 -
90th Percentile - - -
England median daily rate £575 £479 £519
% change year-on-year +20.04% -7.66% +1.22%

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 149 82 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.96% 10.26% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 50 113
10th Percentile £213 £164 £183
25th Percentile £325 £262 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £430 £345 £388
Median % change year-on-year +24.64% -10.97% -3.13%
75th Percentile £500 £420 £463
90th Percentile £550 £514 £549
England median daily rate £525 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +11.05% +5.06% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
10th Percentile - - £11.35
25th Percentile £20.00 £12.25 £11.61
Median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year +68.00% -12.46% -1.40%
75th Percentile £22.00 £12.75 £14.39
90th Percentile - - £17.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.84% +34.21% +1.28%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 22 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Nottinghamshire -23 9 £545 +21.11%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Middleware
2 11 (84.62%) Migration
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
3 10 (76.92%) Unix
3 10 (76.92%) JBoss
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) Oracle
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 10 (76.92%) Software AG
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) TOGAF
3 10 (76.92%) COBIT
4 9 (69.23%) Data Protection
4 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS
4 9 (69.23%) Azure
4 9 (69.23%) SaaS
4 9 (69.23%) PaaS
4 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
4 9 (69.23%) PKI
4 9 (69.23%) MPLS
4 9 (69.23%) Business Continuity
4 9 (69.23%) SAP Basis
4 9 (69.23%) Service Management
4 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) Identity Management
4 9 (69.23%) Wireless

WebSphere
Co-occurring 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 10 (76.92%) JBoss
2 9 (69.23%) NetWeaver
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Azure
1 9 (69.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
1 9 (69.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 9 (69.23%) IaaS
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft 365
1 9 (69.23%) PaaS
1 9 (69.23%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) AWS
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DHCP
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
1 9 (69.23%) MPLS
1 9 (69.23%) PBX
1 9 (69.23%) SD-WAN
1 9 (69.23%) Skype
1 9 (69.23%) VoIP
1 9 (69.23%) VPN
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
1 9 (69.23%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (69.23%) DB2
2 9 (69.23%) MySQL
2 9 (69.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (69.23%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Architect
2 9 (69.23%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (61.54%) Designer
3 8 (61.54%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (61.54%) Solutions Designer
4 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Designer
4 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 7 (53.85%) IT Architect
4 7 (53.85%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Middleware
2 9 (69.23%) SAP Basis
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) PKI
1 9 (69.23%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Unix
3 9 (69.23%) AIX
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
1 11 (84.62%) Migration
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TOGAF
3 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
3 9 (69.23%) Business Continuity
3 9 (69.23%) Data Protection
3 9 (69.23%) Decision-Making
3 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (69.23%) Due Diligence
3 9 (69.23%) High Availability
3 9 (69.23%) Identity Management
3 9 (69.23%) Microservices
3 9 (69.23%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (69.23%) Remediation Plan
3 9 (69.23%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (69.23%) Service Management
3 9 (69.23%) Storage Management
4 7 (53.85%) Conflict Resolution
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Jython
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) COBIT
2 9 (69.23%) GDPR
2 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
1 9 (69.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 9 (69.23%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
1 10 (76.92%) Software AG
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
2 9 (69.23%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Google