Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 154 136
Rank change year-on-year +20 -18 -19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 63 53 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.34% 1.13% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.27% 5.99% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 31
East of England median daily rate £500 £415 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% -3.49% +7.50%
10th Percentile £413 £265 £325
90th Percentile £550 £566 £606
England median daily rate £500 £489 £450
% change year-on-year +2.30% +8.61% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
East of England median hourly rate £32.75 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +14.29% -1.34%
England median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -6.60%

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 762 885 812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.18% 18.91% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 537 467
East of England median daily rate £450 £445 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +7.88% +10.00%
10th Percentile £251 £242 £205
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 38
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.59% - -9.57%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.96 £40.00 £41.18
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.22 £19.72
% change year-on-year -1.08% +2.54% +3.78%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +2 32 £438 -12.50% 5
Essex +30 28 £500 +56.25% 5
Bedfordshire -11 2 - - 3
Norfolk +5 1 £550 +4.76% 1
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 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 51 (80.95%) Java
2 40 (63.49%) IBM
3 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (34.92%) E-Commerce
4 22 (34.92%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (33.33%) SQL
6 19 (30.16%) DNA
7 18 (28.57%) J2EE
7 18 (28.57%) Oracle
7 18 (28.57%) Retail
8 17 (26.98%) Web Services
8 17 (26.98%) Unix
8 17 (26.98%) Spring
8 17 (26.98%) Jenkins
9 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 15 (23.81%) Linux
9 15 (23.81%) Spring Boot
10 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 14 (22.22%) Selenium
11 13 (20.63%) DB2
11 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
12 12 (19.05%) Finance
13 11 (17.46%) SOAP
13 11 (17.46%) RESTful
13 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy
14 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
14 10 (15.87%) Cucumber
14 10 (15.87%) Time Management
14 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
14 10 (15.87%) DevOps

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 8 (12.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (7.94%) Apache Solr
2 5 (7.94%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Commerce Server
4 3 (4.76%) Confluence
4 3 (4.76%) JBoss
4 3 (4.76%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.17%) Apache
5 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.17%) CMS
5 2 (3.17%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.59%) Jetty
6 1 (1.59%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.59%) nginx
6 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Magento
2 1 (1.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.59%) Route 53
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
2 4 (6.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) IPsec
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) DB2
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.11%) MySQL
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.52%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.59%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.59%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 14 (22.22%) Selenium
4 10 (15.87%) Cucumber
5 8 (12.70%) Gradle
6 7 (11.11%) JIRA
6 7 (11.11%) Maven
7 5 (7.94%) AccuRev
7 5 (7.94%) JUnit
7 5 (7.94%) SoapUI
8 4 (6.35%) Ant
9 3 (4.76%) Artifactory
9 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.76%) Subversion
9 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.17%) Firebug
10 2 (3.17%) JMeter
10 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.17%) The Grinder
11 1 (1.59%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (28.57%) Retail
2 12 (19.05%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Games
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Architect
4 9 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Integration Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Tester
7 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Architect
7 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) DevOps Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Agile Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Backend Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) J2EE
2 17 (26.98%) Spring
2 17 (26.98%) Web Services
3 15 (23.81%) Spring Boot
4 11 (17.46%) RESTful
4 11 (17.46%) SOAP
5 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 8 (12.70%) Gherkin
6 8 (12.70%) XML
7 7 (11.11%) JMS
7 7 (11.11%) REST
8 6 (9.52%) HTML
8 6 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (9.52%) Struts
9 5 (7.94%) Java EE
10 4 (6.35%) Ajax
10 4 (6.35%) RESTEasy
10 4 (6.35%) XHTML
11 3 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) DataPower
3 2 (3.17%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Unix
2 15 (23.81%) Linux
3 7 (11.11%) Solaris
4 5 (7.94%) Windows
5 4 (6.35%) AIX
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.17%) SUSE
8 1 (1.59%) HPUX
8 1 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) E-Commerce
2 22 (34.92%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (30.16%) DNA
4 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy
6 10 (15.87%) DevOps
6 10 (15.87%) Presales
6 10 (15.87%) Time Management
6 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
7 9 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 9 (14.29%) Project Management
8 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.11%) Pair Programming
10 6 (9.52%) System Testing
10 6 (9.52%) TDD
11 5 (7.94%) BDD
11 5 (7.94%) ITIL
11 5 (7.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (80.95%) Java
2 21 (33.33%) SQL
3 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.35%) Groovy
5 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.76%) Perl
6 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.17%) AWK
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.59%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Ansible
2 3 (4.76%) Puppet
3 2 (3.17%) Grafana
3 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.59%) Packer
4 1 (1.59%) Terraform
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 40 (63.49%) IBM
2 18 (28.57%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) hybris
4 3 (4.76%) Adobe
5 2 (3.17%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.17%) Dynatrace
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Intershop
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.17%) New Relic
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) WSO2
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) Blue Martini
6 1 (1.59%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.59%) Demandware
6 1 (1.59%) Elastic Path
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft