Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 132 114
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18 -45
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.46% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.77% 2.82% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 17
East Midlands median daily rate £529 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.69% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £364 £255 £325
90th Percentile £569 £443 £453
England median daily rate £500 £498 £480
% change year-on-year +0.50% +3.65% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.24% -20.63% +14.29%

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 282 461 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.88% 16.15% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 281 249
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £150 £245 £225
90th Percentile £538 £544 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 15
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.37 £12.63 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -74.75% +233.33%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.63 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £18.48 £61.50
England median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £19.83
% change year-on-year -6.25% +0.86% -0.85%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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
Leicestershire +6 3 £433 +37.85%
Derbyshire +14 1 £520 +131.11%
Northamptonshire +5 1 £538 +88.60%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) zOS
3 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CICS
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP

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 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Boomi
1 1 (20.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) jspm
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) webpack
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Front Office
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (20.00%) React Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (20.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (20.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) Semantic UI
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) Vaadin
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) ES6
2 1 (20.00%) ES7
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Jython
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Monetate
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Sun