Period
to 1 August 2021

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 6 months to 1 August 2021 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
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 - 183
Rank change year-on-year - +183 +14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 7 0 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% - 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - - £400
England median daily rate £523 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 280 237 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.79% 14.17% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 158 437
10th Percentile £263 £300 £275
25th Percentile £350 £352 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £450
75th Percentile £534 £525 £525
90th Percentile £600 £575 £594
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 7
10th Percentile " £13.38 £12.25
25th Percentile £12.25 £15.67 £13.52
Median hourly rate £30.69 £26.91 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +14.05% +63.09% -22.26%
75th Percentile £56.50 £32.63 £59.38
90th Percentile £56.73 £54.00 £62.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -2.50%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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

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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in the East of England

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the East of England.

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 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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
Hertfordshire - 7 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 of England region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Magento
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (100.00%) New Relic
1 7 (100.00%) Dynatrace
1 7 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 6 (85.71%) Xerox
2 6 (85.71%) Kubernetes
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) IBM Domino
3 5 (71.43%) Apache
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) FTP
3 5 (71.43%) HTTP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) SSL
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA
3 5 (71.43%) Problem Management
3 5 (71.43%) SSH
3 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing

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 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) IBM Domino
3 5 (71.43%) Apache
3 5 (71.43%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Magento
2 5 (71.43%) Shopify
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
2 5 (71.43%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (71.43%) Azure
2 5 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (71.43%) GCP
2 5 (71.43%) Serverless
3 2 (28.57%) Attraqt
3 2 (28.57%) CloudTest
3 2 (28.57%) SpeedCurve
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
1 5 (71.43%) SSH
1 5 (71.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) NeoLoad
2 2 (28.57%) WebPageTest
General
1 7 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Node.js
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Problem Management
2 5 (71.43%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 5 (71.43%) Go
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) TypeScript
3 2 (28.57%) AWK
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 5 (71.43%) Postfix
2 5 (71.43%) qmail
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Kubernetes
2 5 (71.43%) Terraform
3 2 (28.57%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Dynatrace
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) New Relic
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Xerox
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) AppDynamics
4 2 (28.57%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) hybris
4 2 (28.57%) SAP