Period
to 15 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 132 142
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 46 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 1.52% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.46% 9.03% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 17
East of England median daily rate £490 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +11.80% -9.30%
10th Percentile £353 £331 £255
90th Percentile £588 £615 £588
England median daily rate £501 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +0.10% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
East of England median hourly rate £33.08 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.39% +16.67% -7.98%
10th Percentile £31.58 £41.63 £31.85
90th Percentile £34.58 £44.88 £39.75
England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -4.71% +14.86% -9.76%

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 842 797 737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.49% 16.78% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 470 422
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.03% +0.32%
10th Percentile £300 £251 £213
90th Percentile £583 £600 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 22
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £39.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +32.92% +1.69%
10th Percentile £15.80 £15.39 £10.63
90th Percentile £46.68 £45.30 £41.35
England median hourly rate £20.25 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% -2.50% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 39 £500 +25.00% 3
Hertfordshire -37 4 £338 -20.59% 6
Norfolk +6 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 39 (84.78%) Java
2 30 (65.22%) Linux
3 26 (56.52%) IBM
4 25 (54.35%) DevOps
5 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
7 16 (34.78%) Spring
8 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
8 15 (32.61%) Spring Boot
9 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (28.26%) Apache
10 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
10 13 (28.26%) XML
10 13 (28.26%) Microservices
11 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
11 12 (26.09%) Open Source
11 12 (26.09%) Web Services
11 12 (26.09%) Configuration Management
12 11 (23.91%) SSL
12 11 (23.91%) DNS
12 11 (23.91%) DHCP
12 11 (23.91%) FTP
12 11 (23.91%) HTTP
12 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
12 11 (23.91%) Servlets
12 11 (23.91%) .NET
12 11 (23.91%) J2EE
12 11 (23.91%) IIS
12 11 (23.91%) Jetty

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 13 (28.26%) Apache
1 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
2 11 (23.91%) IIS
2 11 (23.91%) Jetty
2 11 (23.91%) Mongrel
2 11 (23.91%) nginx
3 10 (21.74%) WildFly
4 7 (15.22%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (13.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (4.35%) CMS
8 2 (4.35%) JBoss
8 2 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (2.17%) Confluence
9 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
9 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) HipChat
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (23.91%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (23.91%) Google App Engine
2 11 (23.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) DHCP
1 11 (23.91%) DNS
1 11 (23.91%) FTP
1 11 (23.91%) HTTP
1 11 (23.91%) IPsec
1 11 (23.91%) SSL
1 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
1 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.57%) Subversion
3 9 (19.57%) Travis CI
4 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
4 8 (17.39%) Maven
5 7 (15.22%) JUnit
6 6 (13.04%) AccuRev
6 6 (13.04%) Ant
6 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
6 6 (13.04%) Gradle
6 6 (13.04%) Robot Framework
6 6 (13.04%) Selenium
7 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.35%) Bower
8 2 (4.35%) GitLab
8 2 (4.35%) Grunt
8 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
8 2 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.17%) git-flow
General
1 6 (13.04%) Marketing
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Integration Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (6.52%) XML Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Middleware Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) Spring
2 15 (32.61%) Spring Boot
3 13 (28.26%) XML
4 12 (26.09%) Web Services
5 11 (23.91%) .NET
5 11 (23.91%) Elastic Stack
5 11 (23.91%) J2EE
5 11 (23.91%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (23.91%) Servlets
6 10 (21.74%) HTML
6 10 (21.74%) SOAP
7 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
7 9 (19.57%) CSS
7 9 (19.57%) REST
7 9 (19.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (19.57%) XHTML
8 8 (17.39%) JPA
8 8 (17.39%) Spring MVC
8 8 (17.39%) Struts
9 7 (15.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) DataPower
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Vector Graphics
3 2 (4.35%) W3C
4 1 (2.17%) Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Unix
2 7 (15.22%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) Solaris
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) DevOps
2 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (28.26%) Microservices
5 12 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 12 (26.09%) Open Source
6 11 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (19.57%) TDD
7 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.39%) BDD
8 8 (17.39%) MVC
9 6 (13.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (13.04%) User Stories
10 5 (10.87%) OO
11 4 (8.70%) Information Management
11 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
11 4 (8.70%) SOLID
12 3 (6.52%) B2C
13 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (23.91%) Xen
2 10 (21.74%) Docker
3 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Puppet
2 6 (13.04%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (10.87%) Kibana
3 5 (10.87%) logstash
4 3 (6.52%) Ansible
4 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.35%) Terraform
6 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) IBM
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.91%) Google
3 11 (23.91%) VMware
4 6 (13.04%) Adobe
4 6 (13.04%) AppDynamics
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.17%) hybris
7 1 (2.17%) Perforce
7 1 (2.17%) Xerox