Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

IBM WebSphere
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 107 90
Rank change year-on-year -31 -17 -28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 14 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.43% 1.15% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.83% 7.25% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 33
East Midlands median daily rate £524 £420 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.70% -2.33% +1.18%
10th Percentile £409 £319 £313
90th Percentile £575 £496 £581
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +4.17% -11.66% +30.40%

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 366 524 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.37% 15.92% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 341 294
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £216 £263 £231
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% +26.79% -9.68%
10th Percentile £10.55 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £28.57 £20.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +8.33%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -2 6 £531 +26.49%
Nottinghamshire +5 4 £535 -
Leicestershire -11 4 £325 -30.11%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 5 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (28.57%) DataPower
4 4 (28.57%) Microservices
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) Ansible
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) DB2
5 3 (21.43%) JBoss
6 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) SAP

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 3 (21.43%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) CICS
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Converged Networks
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) AMQP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.14%) MQTT
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) jspm
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) webpack
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Integration Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Trainee
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SOA Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Trainee Developer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) Aurelia
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Meteor
3 1 (7.14%) Polymer
3 1 (7.14%) React
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
3 1 (7.14%) Semantic UI
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) Vaadin
3 1 (7.14%) WAMP
3 1 (7.14%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) DataPower
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Microservices
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Web Operations
5 1 (7.14%) B2B
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) EAI
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) COBOL
2 1 (7.14%) ECMAScript
2 1 (7.14%) ES6
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO