Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 24 July 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 136 119
Rank change year-on-year -7 -17 +11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 56 57 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 1.11% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.44% 7.04% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 36
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £265 £321 £269
90th Percentile £540 £606 £500
England median daily rate £490 £450 £431
% change year-on-year +8.89% +4.35% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.22% +23.69%
England median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year +7.14% -7.04% +14.96%

WebSphere 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 870 810 1213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 18.68% 15.70% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 472 729
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +11.38% +1.12%
10th Percentile £228 £205 £193
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £445 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +4.71% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 79
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.59% -9.57% +7.43%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £41.18 £44.50
England median hourly rate £19.82 £20.00 £19.23
% change year-on-year -0.93% +4.02% +9.87%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the East of England

WebSphere
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 in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in the East of England

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in the East of England

WebSphere
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 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in the East of England

WebSphere
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 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 July 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 +6 18 £500 +11.11% 1
Essex -28 18 £320 -20.00% 1
Bedfordshire -1 14 £388 -9.36% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £500 +1.27%
Norfolk -3 2 £525 -4.55%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 45 (80.36%) Java
2 39 (69.64%) XML
2 39 (69.64%) IBM
3 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
4 26 (46.43%) J2EE
4 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (42.86%) SQL
5 24 (42.86%) OO
6 23 (41.07%) HTML
7 21 (37.50%) .NET
8 19 (33.93%) Oracle
8 19 (33.93%) Unix
8 19 (33.93%) IBM Integration Bus
9 18 (32.14%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (30.36%) CSS
11 16 (28.57%) JSP
11 16 (28.57%) Web Services
11 16 (28.57%) Linux
11 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (26.79%) TDD
12 15 (26.79%) Ajax
12 15 (26.79%) WebSphere MQ
13 13 (23.21%) UML
13 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
13 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
14 12 (21.43%) SOAP
14 12 (21.43%) Ant
15 11 (19.64%) Finance
15 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
15 11 (19.64%) REST

WebSphere
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 18 (32.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (17.86%) WebLogic
3 7 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (8.93%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.93%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (7.14%) CMS
6 3 (5.36%) Apache
6 3 (5.36%) IIS
6 3 (5.36%) Jetty
6 3 (5.36%) Mongrel
6 3 (5.36%) nginx
7 2 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Anypoint
8 1 (1.79%) Confluence
8 1 (1.79%) JBoss
8 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (8.93%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.79%) Magento
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.93%) Boomi
1 5 (8.93%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.36%) Google Analytics
3 3 (5.36%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) HTTP
2 5 (8.93%) SSL
2 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) DHCP
3 3 (5.36%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) FTP
4 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.57%) IPsec
4 2 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.71%) DB2
4 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.79%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.43%) Ant
3 10 (17.86%) Maven
4 9 (16.07%) JUnit
5 8 (14.29%) JIRA
5 8 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
6 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.71%) Gradle
7 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
8 4 (7.14%) JMeter
9 3 (5.36%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Selenium
9 3 (5.36%) Subversion
10 2 (3.57%) AccuRev
10 2 (3.57%) Lombardi
10 2 (3.57%) Travis CI
11 1 (1.79%) Appium
11 1 (1.79%) LoadUI
11 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Automotive
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.43%) WebSphere Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Integration Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Consultant
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.93%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Developer
8 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) BPM Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Business Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Business Process Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Business Process Management Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Java Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Process Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (69.64%) XML
2 26 (46.43%) J2EE
3 23 (41.07%) HTML
4 21 (37.50%) .NET
5 19 (33.93%) IBM Integration Bus
6 17 (30.36%) CSS
7 16 (28.57%) JSP
7 16 (28.57%) Web Services
8 15 (26.79%) Ajax
8 15 (26.79%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (21.43%) SOAP
10 11 (19.64%) Java EE
10 11 (19.64%) REST
11 10 (17.86%) HTML5
11 10 (17.86%) Servlets
11 10 (17.86%) XHTML
12 9 (16.07%) JSF
12 9 (16.07%) Middleware
13 8 (14.29%) JPA
13 8 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) DataPower
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
4 3 (5.36%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.57%) AS400
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Unix
2 16 (28.57%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
4 5 (8.93%) Solaris
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) OO
3 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (26.79%) TDD
5 13 (23.21%) UML
6 9 (16.07%) DevOps
6 9 (16.07%) Open Source
7 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 8 (14.29%) RAD
8 6 (10.71%) API Development
8 6 (10.71%) Coaching
8 6 (10.71%) MVC
8 6 (10.71%) SOA
9 5 (8.93%) B2C
9 5 (8.93%) Break/Fix
9 5 (8.93%) Code Coverage
9 5 (8.93%) Load Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (8.93%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (80.36%) Java
2 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
3 24 (42.86%) SQL
4 7 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) Groovy
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.79%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.36%) Xen
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (5.36%) Puppet
3 2 (3.57%) Ansible
3 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.79%) Pingdom
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (69.64%) IBM
2 19 (33.93%) Oracle
3 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.50%) Google
5 5 (8.93%) CA
5 5 (8.93%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (8.93%) Dell
5 5 (8.93%) SAP
6 3 (5.36%) FatWire
6 3 (5.36%) Omniture
6 3 (5.36%) VMware
7 2 (3.57%) Adobe
8 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.79%) hybris
8 1 (1.79%) PagerDuty
8 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.79%) Sun
8 1 (1.79%) WSO2
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