Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 137 122
Rank change year-on-year +39 -15 -32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 43 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.63% 0.41% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.17% 3.52% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 18
East Midlands median daily rate £510 £524 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +24.70% -1.75%
10th Percentile £338 £409 £315
90th Percentile £550 £575 £454
England median daily rate £500 £500 £458
% change year-on-year - +9.29% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.08 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -11.79% +4.17% -10.56%

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 385 369 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.55% 11.55% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 244 315
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £214 £255
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £14.05 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.02% -20.86% +26.79%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £14.58 £42.35 £28.57
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +25 16 £510 +56.92% 1
Northamptonshire -5 9 £375 -29.41%
Nottinghamshire +12 8 - - 3
Derbyshire - 7 £500 - 2
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 25 (58.14%) IBM
2 19 (44.19%) Middleware
3 15 (34.88%) Oracle
3 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) Retail
4 12 (27.91%) VMware
4 12 (27.91%) vSphere
4 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
5 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
5 11 (25.58%) Linux
5 11 (25.58%) SOA
5 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (25.58%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (25.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (23.26%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
7 9 (20.93%) VPN
7 9 (20.93%) MPLS
7 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.60%) Citrix
8 8 (18.60%) Cisco
8 8 (18.60%) Windows
8 8 (18.60%) OO
8 8 (18.60%) SAP
8 8 (18.60%) Scrum
9 7 (16.28%) SAP XI
9 7 (16.28%) Spring
9 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (16.28%) SAP PI

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 11 (25.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (13.95%) NetWeaver
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) HFM
1 5 (11.63%) Maximo
2 1 (2.33%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Boomi
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) MPLS
1 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
1 9 (20.93%) VPN
2 6 (13.95%) SSL
3 5 (11.63%) DNS
3 5 (11.63%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.98%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) NeoLoad
General
1 15 (34.88%) Retail
2 5 (11.63%) Aerospace
2 5 (11.63%) Back Office
2 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.33%) Automotive
6 1 (2.33%) Law
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Architect
2 14 (32.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (27.91%) Technical Architect
4 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Integration Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Data Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Deployment Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Developer
7 3 (6.98%) IBM Technical Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Lead Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) SAP Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum Master
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) Middleware
2 11 (25.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (16.28%) IDoc
3 7 (16.28%) SAP PI
3 7 (16.28%) SAP XI
3 7 (16.28%) SOAP
3 7 (16.28%) Spring
3 7 (16.28%) Web Services
4 6 (13.95%) RESTful
5 4 (9.30%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (6.98%) EJB
6 3 (6.98%) GWT
6 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.98%) HTML
6 3 (6.98%) HTML5
6 3 (6.98%) JPA
6 3 (6.98%) JSF
6 3 (6.98%) JSP
7 1 (2.33%) J2EE
7 1 (2.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) DataPower
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) FMCG
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
1 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 6 (13.95%) Solaris
3 6 (13.95%) Unix
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) SOA
3 10 (23.26%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (18.60%) OO
4 8 (18.60%) Scrum
5 7 (16.28%) CRM
5 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
7 5 (11.63%) Change Management
7 5 (11.63%) DevOps
7 5 (11.63%) ERP
7 5 (11.63%) Load Testing
7 5 (11.63%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (11.63%) Release Management
7 5 (11.63%) RUP
7 5 (11.63%) Security Hardening
7 5 (11.63%) UML
7 5 (11.63%) Unified Process
8 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (6.98%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) ABAP
2 4 (9.30%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) Jython
4 1 (2.33%) Korn
4 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) vSphere
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.95%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (11.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) CA Wily
1 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) IBM
2 15 (34.88%) Oracle
3 12 (27.91%) VMware
4 11 (25.58%) Red Hat
5 8 (18.60%) Cisco
5 8 (18.60%) Citrix
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.60%) SAP
6 7 (16.28%) Dell
7 6 (13.95%) Sun
8 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
8 5 (11.63%) Hyperion
9 3 (6.98%) Perforce
10 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (2.33%) ATG
11 1 (2.33%) Demandware
11 1 (2.33%) hybris
11 1 (2.33%) Software AG