Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 22 May 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 Application Server (WAS)
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 89 78
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.25% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Essex median daily rate - £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% -
East of England median daily rate - £381 £450
% change year-on-year - -15.28% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server 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 Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 183 240 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.56% 29.67% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 166 78
Essex median daily rate £513 £450 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +22.45% -4.55%
10th Percentile £327 £261 £201
90th Percentile £611 £571 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £422 £425
% change year-on-year +6.64% -0.71% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £36.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.40% +3.57% +48.94%
10th Percentile £18.75 £19.88 £11.50
90th Percentile £37.49 £39.38 £62.20
East of England median hourly rate £18.82 £18.98 £21.00
% change year-on-year -0.86% -9.62% -2.33%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Essex

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Essex

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Essex