Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 131 88 123
Rank change year-on-year -43 +35 +53
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 2 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.16% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.26% 1.14% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 20
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - - £475
England median daily rate £550 £450 £488
% change year-on-year +22.22% -7.69% -2.50%

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 317 176 682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.65% 14.24% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 114 439
10th Percentile £198 £300 £263
25th Percentile £363 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £540 £538 £525
90th Percentile £600 £688 £600
England median daily rate £500 £473 £460
% change year-on-year +5.82% +2.72% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
10th Percentile " £13.00 £15.63
25th Percentile £14.25 £18.96 £17.38
Median hourly rate £14.50 £22.00 £27.25
Median % change year-on-year -34.09% -19.27% -9.02%
75th Percentile £28.06 £27.87 £51.38
90th Percentile £55.03 £34.75 £58.63
England median hourly rate £22.25 £22.82 £19.73
% change year-on-year -2.50% +15.65% -1.34%

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
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 28 October 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 -29 4 - - 5
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Xerox
2 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Domino
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (50.00%) AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Flash
3 2 (50.00%) Python

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 3 (75.00%) IBM Domino
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Akamai
2 1 (25.00%) Attraqt
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) CloudTest
2 1 (25.00%) GCP
2 1 (25.00%) Serverless
2 1 (25.00%) SpeedCurve
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
1 3 (75.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Postman
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (25.00%) WebPageTest
General
1 4 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) CMS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Flash
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Presales
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Personalization
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) AWK
4 1 (25.00%) Go
4 1 (25.00%) Groovy
4 1 (25.00%) Java 11
4 1 (25.00%) Java 8
4 1 (25.00%) Kotlin
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Grafana
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Xerox
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (25.00%) Dynatrace
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) hybris
4 1 (25.00%) New Relic
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SAP