Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 136 145
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 71 46 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.50% 1.03% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.06% 6.10% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 23
East of England median daily rate £450 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% -10.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £255 £370
90th Percentile £615 £588 £605
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -8.54% +18.84%
10th Percentile £41.63 £31.85 £38.10
90th Percentile £44.88 £39.75 £45.30
England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -9.76% +13.10%

WebSphere 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 784 754 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.60% 16.95% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 435 455
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% - +1.97%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £190
90th Percentile £600 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 69
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £31.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.46% +6.78% +47.50%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £41.20 £46.90
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 +17 48 £425 -6.59% 8
Essex 0 12 £425 +60.38%
Bedfordshire -1 6 £610 - 3
Norfolk -16 4 £513 +17.14% 1
Suffolk +10 1 £500 +33.33%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 43 (60.56%) Java
2 42 (59.15%) IBM
3 29 (40.85%) E-Commerce
4 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (35.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
7 23 (32.39%) SQL
8 22 (30.99%) Oracle
8 22 (30.99%) Retail
9 21 (29.58%) DNA
10 20 (28.17%) HTML
11 19 (26.76%) JIRA
12 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (23.94%) Jenkins
12 17 (23.94%) Web Services
12 17 (23.94%) XML
13 16 (22.54%) J2EE
13 16 (22.54%) hybris
13 16 (22.54%) Ajax
14 15 (21.13%) IBM Integration Bus
14 15 (21.13%) DataPower
14 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
14 15 (21.13%) REST
15 14 (19.72%) Middleware
15 14 (19.72%) SOA
16 13 (18.31%) OO
16 13 (18.31%) Spring
17 12 (16.90%) TDD
17 12 (16.90%) DB2
17 12 (16.90%) SOAP

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 25 (35.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (14.08%) Confluence
3 7 (9.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.04%) JBoss
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.63%) Apache
5 4 (5.63%) Apache Solr
5 4 (5.63%) CMS
6 3 (4.23%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.41%) IIS
7 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Magento
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.23%) Force.com
2 2 (2.82%) Boomi
2 2 (2.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) HTTP
2 5 (7.04%) SSL
3 3 (4.23%) Firewall
3 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) DB2
2 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.86%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.82%) MySQL
6 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
7 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.41%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) JIRA
2 17 (23.94%) Jenkins
3 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
4 10 (14.08%) Ant
4 10 (14.08%) Maven
5 8 (11.27%) Gradle
5 8 (11.27%) Subversion
6 7 (9.86%) JUnit
6 7 (9.86%) SoapUI
7 6 (8.45%) JMeter
8 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
8 5 (7.04%) Selenium
9 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
10 3 (4.23%) Firebug
10 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
10 3 (4.23%) The Grinder
11 2 (2.82%) LoadUI
12 1 (1.41%) AccuRev
12 1 (1.41%) Mockito
General
1 22 (30.99%) Retail
2 11 (15.49%) Games
3 6 (8.45%) Marketing
4 5 (7.04%) Finance
5 4 (5.63%) Automotive
6 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.41%) Legal
7 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) Developer
2 15 (21.13%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) Architect
5 11 (15.49%) Business Analyst
5 11 (15.49%) WebSphere Developer
6 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) Integration Architect
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.45%) WebSphere Architect
9 5 (7.04%) Consultant
9 5 (7.04%) Integration Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Retail Business Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.63%) Automation Tester
10 4 (5.63%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 4 (5.63%) Tester
11 3 (4.23%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.17%) HTML
2 17 (23.94%) Web Services
2 17 (23.94%) XML
3 16 (22.54%) Ajax
3 16 (22.54%) J2EE
4 15 (21.13%) IBM Integration Bus
4 15 (21.13%) REST
5 14 (19.72%) Middleware
6 13 (18.31%) Spring
7 12 (16.90%) CSS
7 12 (16.90%) SOAP
7 12 (16.90%) Struts
8 11 (15.49%) RESTful
8 11 (15.49%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (14.08%) JPA
10 8 (11.27%) .NET
10 8 (11.27%) EJB
10 8 (11.27%) Java EE
10 8 (11.27%) JAX-RS
10 8 (11.27%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) DataPower
2 8 (11.27%) Client/Server
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Linux
2 11 (15.49%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) AIX
4 2 (2.82%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) HPUX
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) E-Commerce
2 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.58%) DNA
4 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (19.72%) SOA
6 13 (18.31%) OO
7 12 (16.90%) TDD
8 11 (15.49%) User Stories
9 10 (14.08%) Acceptance Criteria
9 10 (14.08%) Time Management
10 9 (12.68%) UML
11 7 (9.86%) DevOps
11 7 (9.86%) MVC
11 7 (9.86%) Scrum
12 6 (8.45%) API Development
13 5 (7.04%) Load Testing
13 5 (7.04%) Open Source
13 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (7.04%) Release Management
13 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (60.56%) Java
2 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
3 23 (32.39%) SQL
4 6 (8.45%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.04%) PHP
6 4 (5.63%) Perl
7 3 (4.23%) AWK
7 3 (4.23%) Groovy
8 2 (2.82%) Python
8 2 (2.82%) Ruby
8 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.41%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (4.23%) Ansible
2 3 (4.23%) Grafana
2 3 (4.23%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) IBM
2 22 (30.99%) Oracle
3 16 (22.54%) hybris
4 6 (8.45%) Adobe
5 5 (7.04%) CA
5 5 (7.04%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (7.04%) Intershop
6 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (5.63%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.63%) webMethods
7 3 (4.23%) AppDynamics
7 3 (4.23%) Dynatrace
7 3 (4.23%) New Relic
8 2 (2.82%) Dell
8 2 (2.82%) SAP
8 2 (2.82%) VMware
9 1 (1.41%) Blue Martini
9 1 (1.41%) Capita
9 1 (1.41%) Pega
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat