Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 159 138
Rank change year-on-year -8 -21 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 36 53 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.71% 1.04% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.83% 5.72% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 18
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £394 £310 £359
90th Percentile £590 £565 £665
England median daily rate £500 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
East of England median hourly rate £33.04 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.40% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £31.51 £40.00 £28.50
90th Percentile £34.57 £43.00 £39.38
England median hourly rate £33.08 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -11.79% +4.17% -10.00%

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 940 926 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.49% 18.25% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 513 468
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +13.79%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 36
East of England median hourly rate £29.95 £33.02 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.28% +10.05% +3.45%
10th Percentile £13.70 £13.15 £10.56
90th Percentile £56.25 £45.33 £40.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Essex +6 30 £500 +56.25% 5
Hertfordshire -30 3 - - 2
Norfolk +11 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (88.89%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) Linux
3 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
4 15 (41.67%) DevOps
4 15 (41.67%) Tomcat
4 15 (41.67%) IBM
5 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (36.11%) Apache
6 13 (36.11%) HTTP
6 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (33.33%) Open Source
7 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 12 (33.33%) XML
7 12 (33.33%) .NET
7 12 (33.33%) J2EE
7 12 (33.33%) IIS
7 12 (33.33%) Spring
7 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (30.56%) VMware
8 11 (30.56%) IPsec
8 11 (30.56%) Google
8 11 (30.56%) Jetty
8 11 (30.56%) Xen
8 11 (30.56%) Servlets
8 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
8 11 (30.56%) DNS
8 11 (30.56%) DHCP
8 11 (30.56%) FTP
8 11 (30.56%) Puppet

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 15 (41.67%) Tomcat
2 13 (36.11%) Apache
3 12 (33.33%) IIS
4 11 (30.56%) Jetty
4 11 (30.56%) Mongrel
4 11 (30.56%) nginx
5 7 (19.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (19.44%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (5.56%) JBoss
7 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
8 1 (2.78%) Commerce Server
8 1 (2.78%) Confluence
8 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
8 1 (2.78%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) HipChat
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (30.56%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (30.56%) Google App Engine
2 11 (30.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.78%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) IaaS
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) HTTP
2 11 (30.56%) DHCP
2 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) FTP
2 11 (30.56%) IPsec
2 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
3 10 (27.78%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
2 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 9 (25.00%) Maven
3 9 (25.00%) Travis CI
4 8 (22.22%) Eclipse
5 7 (19.44%) Gradle
5 7 (19.44%) JUnit
5 7 (19.44%) Subversion
6 6 (16.67%) AccuRev
6 6 (16.67%) Ant
6 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 6 (16.67%) Selenium
7 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.56%) GitLab
9 1 (2.78%) git-flow
9 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 7 (19.44%) Marketing
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) XML Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Middleware Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
1 12 (33.33%) J2EE
1 12 (33.33%) Spring
1 12 (33.33%) XML
2 11 (30.56%) Servlets
3 10 (27.78%) Spring Boot
4 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (25.00%) HTML
4 9 (25.00%) Web Services
5 8 (22.22%) Ajax
5 8 (22.22%) CSS
5 8 (22.22%) JPA
5 8 (22.22%) REST
5 8 (22.22%) SOAP
5 8 (22.22%) Spring MVC
5 8 (22.22%) Struts
5 8 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (22.22%) XHTML
6 7 (19.44%) JAX-RS
6 7 (19.44%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (22.22%) Unix
4 6 (16.67%) Solaris
5 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) SUSE
6 1 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) DevOps
2 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 12 (33.33%) Open Source
4 8 (22.22%) Microservices
4 8 (22.22%) MVC
4 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (22.22%) TDD
5 6 (16.67%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) User Stories
6 5 (13.89%) OO
7 4 (11.11%) Information Management
7 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 4 (11.11%) SOLID
8 3 (8.33%) B2C
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (30.56%) Xen
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Puppet
2 3 (8.33%) Ansible
2 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) Terraform
4 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) IBM
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Google
3 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 7 (19.44%) Adobe
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.78%) Perforce
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) Sun
6 1 (2.78%) webMethods