The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Developer
UK / England
Rank 547 589 553
Rank change year-on-year +42 -36  
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 36 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.057% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.060% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 21
Median daily rate £475 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +10.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £640 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £444
% change year-on-year -2.77% +1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

WebSphere Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured WebSphere Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Developer in England

WebSphere Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Developer in England

WebSphere Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Developer in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Developer in England

WebSphere Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Developer in England

WebSphere Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 19 £490 -14.78% 3
East of England - 10 £413 -
South West - 5 £425 -
North West +27 1 £550 -
South East - 1 £475 -
WebSphere Developer
UK

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, WebSphere Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring WebSphere Developer in the job title.

1 64 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 48 (75.00%) Java
3 38 (59.38%) XML
4 35 (54.69%) IBM
5 26 (40.63%) Web Services
5 26 (40.63%) IBM Integration Bus
6 25 (39.06%) Unix
6 25 (39.06%) SQL
7 24 (37.50%) SOAP
7 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (35.94%) JSON
9 22 (34.38%) WebSphere MQ
9 22 (34.38%) XSLT
9 22 (34.38%) Linux
10 21 (32.81%) Spring
11 20 (31.25%) Oracle
12 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
13 16 (25.00%) TDD
13 16 (25.00%) E-Commerce
14 15 (23.44%) .NET
14 15 (23.44%) Finance
14 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
14 15 (23.44%) REST
15 14 (21.88%) RESTful
15 14 (21.88%) Spring Security
15 14 (21.88%) HTML
16 13 (20.31%) Apache
16 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
16 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
17 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 64 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (20.31%) Apache
2 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
3 9 (14.06%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (10.94%) MQSeries
5 6 (9.38%) CMS
6 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
6 5 (7.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.13%) Commerce Server
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.56%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.56%) JBoss
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (6.25%) SAP HCM
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Boomi
1 4 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) HTTP
2 4 (6.25%) LDAP
3 3 (4.69%) FTP
4 1 (1.56%) DNS
4 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) MySQL
3 7 (10.94%) DB2
4 3 (4.69%) Big Data
5 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.75%) Subversion
3 11 (17.19%) Eclipse
4 10 (15.63%) JUnit
5 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
6 6 (9.38%) Mockito
7 2 (3.13%) Ant
7 2 (3.13%) Maven
7 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.56%) Introscope
8 1 (1.56%) JMeter
8 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.56%) Log4j
8 1 (1.56%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (59.38%) XML
2 26 (40.63%) IBM Integration Bus
2 26 (40.63%) Web Services
3 24 (37.50%) SOAP
4 23 (35.94%) JSON
5 22 (34.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 22 (34.38%) XSLT
6 21 (32.81%) Spring
7 15 (23.44%) .NET
7 15 (23.44%) REST
8 14 (21.88%) HTML
8 14 (21.88%) RESTful
8 14 (21.88%) Spring Security
9 12 (18.75%) CSS
9 12 (18.75%) Hibernate
9 12 (18.75%) JDBC
10 11 (17.19%) XSD
11 9 (14.06%) HTML5
11 9 (14.06%) Spring Boot
12 8 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) DataPower
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) N-Tier
3 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.69%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.13%) Equities
5 2 (3.13%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Unix
2 22 (34.38%) Linux
3 11 (17.19%) HPUX
3 11 (17.19%) Solaris
4 5 (7.81%) Windows
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.69%) AIX
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 16 (25.00%) TDD
3 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
4 11 (17.19%) Coaching
5 10 (15.63%) OO
6 9 (14.06%) Open Source
7 8 (12.50%) DevOps
8 7 (10.94%) RAD
8 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.38%) API Development
9 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.38%) Content Management
9 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.38%) Web Development
10 5 (7.81%) Release Management
11 4 (6.25%) High Availability
11 4 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (75.00%) Java
2 25 (39.06%) SQL
3 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.81%) C#
5 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.69%) Perl
7 2 (3.13%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) Jython
7 2 (3.13%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) XPath
8 1 (1.56%) DCL
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.13%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) IBM
2 20 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Dell
3 4 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) ATG
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Serena
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (1.56%) OpenText
5 1 (1.56%) Sybase
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