Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 112 106 111
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +35
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 18 11 85
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.82% 0.63% 1.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.50% 4.56% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 31
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £550 £463
Median % change year-on-year - +18.92% -7.50%
England median daily rate £525 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% -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 277 241 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.57% 13.77% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 158 437
10th Percentile £273 £300 £275
25th Percentile £350 £360 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £450
75th Percentile £538 £525 £525
90th Percentile £600 £575 £596
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 6
10th Percentile " £13.38 £12.25
25th Percentile £12.25 £15.67 £12.89
Median hourly rate £38.38 £26.91 £35.07
Median % change year-on-year +42.62% -23.26% +75.34%
75th Percentile £56.50 £32.63 £60.31
90th Percentile £56.70 £54.00 £62.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -2.50%

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 27 July 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 -7 18 - - 1
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 18 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 16 (88.89%) Xerox
2 16 (88.89%) IBM Domino
2 16 (88.89%) IBM
3 15 (83.33%) JIRA
4 14 (77.78%) Oracle
4 14 (77.78%) Magento
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) Retail
5 11 (61.11%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
6 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
6 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
7 9 (50.00%) DbVisualizer
7 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (50.00%) System Testing
7 9 (50.00%) AWS
7 9 (50.00%) DB2
7 9 (50.00%) Unix
7 9 (50.00%) Python
7 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (44.44%) Tomcat
8 8 (44.44%) MySQL
8 8 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (44.44%) PHP
8 8 (44.44%) hybris
8 8 (44.44%) RESTful

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 16 (88.89%) IBM Domino
2 8 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 8 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (33.33%) Apache
3 6 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (16.67%) Apache Solr
4 3 (16.67%) CMS
4 3 (16.67%) Confluence
4 3 (16.67%) MQSeries
5 2 (11.11%) JBoss
6 1 (5.56%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Magento
2 6 (33.33%) Shopify
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) AWS
2 7 (38.89%) Azure
2 7 (38.89%) GCP
2 7 (38.89%) Serverless
3 6 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (11.11%) Attraqt
4 2 (11.11%) CloudTest
4 2 (11.11%) SpeedCurve
5 1 (5.56%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
1 6 (33.33%) FTP
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
1 6 (33.33%) SSH
1 6 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) DB2
1 9 (50.00%) DbVisualizer
2 8 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) JIRA
2 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 7 (38.89%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) REST Assured
5 5 (27.78%) SoapUI
6 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
7 3 (16.67%) Postman
8 2 (11.11%) JMeter
8 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
8 2 (11.11%) NeoLoad
8 2 (11.11%) WebPageTest
9 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 18 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 11 (61.11%) Retail
3 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Manual Tester
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) RESTful
2 6 (33.33%) Node.js
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (27.78%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) Gherkin
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) Flash
5 3 (16.67%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) RESTEasy
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) OAuth
7 1 (5.56%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) Spring
7 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (61.11%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) System Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (33.33%) Coaching
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 6 (33.33%) Time Management
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Presales
7 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (44.44%) PHP
6 7 (38.89%) Go
6 7 (38.89%) TypeScript
7 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (11.11%) AWK
8 2 (11.11%) Perl
9 1 (5.56%) Groovy
9 1 (5.56%) Java 11
9 1 (5.56%) Java 8
9 1 (5.56%) Kotlin
9 1 (5.56%) Ruby
9 1 (5.56%) Scala
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Docker
2 6 (33.33%) Postfix
2 6 (33.33%) qmail
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
2 6 (33.33%) Terraform
3 2 (11.11%) Grafana
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) IBM
1 16 (88.89%) Xerox
2 14 (77.78%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) Dynatrace
3 8 (44.44%) hybris
3 8 (44.44%) New Relic
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (11.11%) AppDynamics
6 2 (11.11%) Google
6 2 (11.11%) SAP