Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 139 154
Rank change year-on-year +66 +15 -30
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 21 25 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.45% 0.71% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.50% 4.79% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 30
Median daily rate £547 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.40% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £442 £440 £359
90th Percentile £576 £540 £600
England median daily rate £465 £519 £510
% change year-on-year -10.36% +1.72% +2.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.08
England median hourly rate £55.63 - £36.79

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 200 522 823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.77% 14.73% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 351 472
Median daily rate £473 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £251 £253 £300
90th Percentile £699 £620 £588
England median daily rate £473 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 14
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £37.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -56.05% +1.46%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.50 £14.98
90th Percentile £34.75 £57.50 £44.45
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +34.21% +1.31% -1.29%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing WebSphere as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere in the East of England

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WebSphere in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for WebSphere in the East of England

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in the East of England.

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 19 January 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 +30 16 £400 -23.81% 3
Essex +13 5 £547 +21.56%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 15 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 11 (52.38%) IBM
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 10 (47.62%) Retail
3 10 (47.62%) Magento
3 10 (47.62%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) AWS
5 8 (38.10%) Xerox
6 7 (33.33%) IBM Domino
6 7 (33.33%) Python
6 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (28.57%) hybris
7 6 (28.57%) Time Management
7 6 (28.57%) Ansible
8 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 5 (23.81%) Web Services
8 5 (23.81%) J2EE
8 5 (23.81%) DB2
8 5 (23.81%) Unix
8 5 (23.81%) Jython
8 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
8 5 (23.81%) Games
8 5 (23.81%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (19.05%) Commercial Awareness
9 4 (19.05%) Workshop Facilitation
9 4 (19.05%) REST Assured

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 7 (33.33%) IBM Domino
1 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (14.29%) JBoss
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) InVision
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) Sketch
1 1 (4.76%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Magento
2 2 (9.52%) Fredhopper
2 2 (9.52%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Route 53
3 2 (9.52%) SpeedCurve
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (4.76%) GCP
4 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) DB2
2 4 (19.05%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) REST Assured
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.52%) JMeter
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.52%) WebPageTest
5 1 (4.76%) Grunt
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 10 (47.62%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Games
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Developer
1 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
2 2 (9.52%) Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Tester
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (4.76%) BPM Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) DB2 Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (4.76%) React Developer
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) J2EE
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) RESTEasy
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) JPA
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) LESS
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) FMCG
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (4.76%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 10 (47.62%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Time Management
5 5 (23.81%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (19.05%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (19.05%) Commercial Awareness
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) System Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) User Stories
6 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) Workshop Facilitation
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Content Management
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) Workflow
8 2 (9.52%) CRM
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) Jython
4 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.52%) AWK
6 2 (9.52%) Perl
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Ansible
2 4 (19.05%) Terraform
3 2 (9.52%) Grafana
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) IBM
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) Xerox
4 6 (28.57%) hybris
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 4 (19.05%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (9.52%) AppDynamics
6 2 (9.52%) Dynatrace
6 2 (9.52%) Google
6 2 (9.52%) New Relic
6 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) Adobe