The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 24 June 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 Application Server (WAS)
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 128 132
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 9 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.039% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.00% 0.24% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £363 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +15.62% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +1.40%  

WebSphere Application Server 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 of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 451 419 616
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.61% 16.54% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 259 375
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 42
Median hourly rate £16.98 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.92% -17.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.10 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in the East of England

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in the East of England

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the East of England

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in the East of England

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Hertfordshire - 5 £488 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £375 - 1
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 of England region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (82.35%) Java
3 13 (76.47%) IBM
4 11 (64.71%) XML
4 11 (64.71%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 7 (41.18%) J2EE
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle
6 7 (41.18%) HTML
6 7 (41.18%) OO
7 6 (35.29%) Unix
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
7 6 (35.29%) Java EE
7 6 (35.29%) OSGi
8 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (29.41%) JSR 168
8 5 (29.41%) JSR 286
8 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (29.41%) MVC
8 5 (29.41%) OOP
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) DB2
8 5 (29.41%) .NET
8 5 (29.41%) Servlets
9 4 (23.53%) CSS
9 4 (23.53%) XHTML
9 4 (23.53%) UML
9 4 (23.53%) JSP
9 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (23.53%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 2 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (5.88%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) DB2
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (17.65%) JUnit
2 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (11.76%) AccuRev
3 2 (11.76%) Ant
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Gradle
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Developer
4 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) J2EE
3 6 (35.29%) Java EE
3 6 (35.29%) OSGi
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) JSR 168
4 5 (29.41%) JSR 286
4 5 (29.41%) Servlets
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (23.53%) JSP
5 4 (23.53%) REST
5 4 (23.53%) Spring
5 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (23.53%) XHTML
6 3 (17.65%) EclipseLink
6 3 (17.65%) JAX-RS
6 3 (17.65%) JPA
6 3 (17.65%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Solaris
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) OOP
4 4 (23.53%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) RAD
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
6 2 (11.76%) B2C
6 2 (11.76%) Break/Fix
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Information Management
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.76%) Process Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.76%) RUP
6 2 (11.76%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) IBM
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Adobe
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