Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 91 167
Rank change year-on-year -49 +76 +48
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 3 4 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.12% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 2.08% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £535 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +18.89% -5.01%
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.82%

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 337 192 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.12% 14.36% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 126 399
10th Percentile £156 £300 £252
25th Percentile £363 £323 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £466 £425
Median % change year-on-year +1.88% +9.71% -5.56%
75th Percentile £540 £538 £525
90th Percentile £600 £689 £614
England median daily rate £515 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +8.99% +5.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 9
10th Percentile " £12.50 £13.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £18.96 £15.00
Median hourly rate £14.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year -34.09% +22.22% -45.45%
75th Percentile £35.69 £27.87 £33.00
90th Percentile £55.53 £34.75 £57.95
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -11.34% +31.08% -7.50%

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 2 December 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 -27 3 - - 1
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
1 3 (100.00%) New Relic
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Grafana
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Xerox
2 2 (66.67%) SpeedCurve
2 2 (66.67%) CloudTest
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 2 (66.67%) NeoLoad
2 2 (66.67%) AppDynamics
2 2 (66.67%) WebPageTest
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Dynatrace
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (66.67%) Performance 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 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Domino
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Magento
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (33.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Attraqt
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
1 2 (66.67%) CloudTest
1 2 (66.67%) SpeedCurve
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) NeoLoad
1 2 (66.67%) WebPageTest
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Performance Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Observability
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) AWK
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Go
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Grafana
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) New Relic
2 2 (66.67%) AppDynamics
2 2 (66.67%) Dynatrace
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Xerox
3 1 (33.33%) VMware