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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
England / East of England
Rank 120 118 122
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.25% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.07% 1.63% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +44.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +7.27% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 386 368 488
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 18.00% 15.18% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 182 279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 26
Median hourly rate £27.00 £41.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.93% +97.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £9.00 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £59.15 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Bedfordshire - 5 £375 -
Essex -10 3 £338 -25.00%
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (91.67%) IBM
3 9 (75.00%) J2EE
4 7 (58.33%) OO
5 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (50.00%) HTML
5 6 (50.00%) OSGi
6 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (41.67%) JSR 286
6 5 (41.67%) Java EE
6 5 (41.67%) JSR 168
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) OOP
7 3 (25.00%) AIX
7 3 (25.00%) FTP
7 3 (25.00%) HTTP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) JBoss
7 3 (25.00%) RAD
7 3 (25.00%) Apache
7 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (25.00%) XHTML

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (25.00%) IIS
3 3 (25.00%) JBoss
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) FTP
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (16.67%) AccuRev
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Gradle
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) OSGi
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) Java EE
3 5 (41.67%) JSR 168
3 5 (41.67%) JSR 286
4 3 (25.00%) Ajax
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) EclipseLink
4 3 (25.00%) Java SE
4 3 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 3 (25.00%) JAX-WS
4 3 (25.00%) JPA
4 3 (25.00%) JSF
4 3 (25.00%) JSR 170
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) RAD
3 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) B2C
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Information Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) SOLID
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe