Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 183 189
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 20 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.16% 1.99% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
East of England median daily rate £463 £600 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.92% +60.00% +29.87%
10th Percentile £402 £391 £243
90th Percentile £584 £700 £388
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -42.40% +108.33%

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 925 754 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.87% 15.59% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 458 594
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £241 £219 £196
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 80
East of England median hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.87% +6.78% +40.48%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.59 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.50 £41.88 £44.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -4 15 £550 +10.00% 1
Essex - 3 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £475 -
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (70.00%) IBM
3 13 (65.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) MVC
4 9 (45.00%) REST
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) J2EE
6 7 (35.00%) Spring
6 7 (35.00%) Ajax
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) DataPower
7 6 (30.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (30.00%) XML
7 6 (30.00%) XHTML
7 6 (30.00%) SOA
7 6 (30.00%) Client/Server
8 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
8 5 (25.00%) Middleware
8 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (25.00%) EJB
8 5 (25.00%) SOAP
8 5 (25.00%) Struts
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (25.00%) Subversion
9 4 (20.00%) Marketing
9 4 (20.00%) TDD

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 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (15.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 2 (10.00%) Commerce Server
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
2 4 (20.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Ant
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
4 2 (10.00%) Gradle
4 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) AccuRev
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Log4j
5 1 (5.00%) Mockito
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Architect
4 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Java Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Developer
7 1 (5.00%) NoSQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) REST
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) Ajax
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) J2EE
3 7 (35.00%) Spring
4 6 (30.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (30.00%) XHTML
4 6 (30.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) EJB
5 5 (25.00%) Middleware
5 5 (25.00%) SOAP
5 5 (25.00%) Struts
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) JPA
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) JSP
6 4 (20.00%) Servlets
6 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (15.00%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (30.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) DNA
7 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) User Stories
8 1 (5.00%) B2C
8 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (5.00%) Microservices
8 1 (5.00%) RAD
8 1 (5.00%) Secure Coding
8 1 (5.00%) SOLID
8 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Groovy
3 1 (5.00%) Jython
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) ATG
3 1 (5.00%) Blue Martini
3 1 (5.00%) Demandware
3 1 (5.00%) Elastic Path
3 1 (5.00%) hybris
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat