Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 22 July 2017 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 > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 144 115
Rank change year-on-year -40 -29 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 58 123 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.74% 1.28% 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.83% 7.69% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 69 77
Midlands median daily rate £420 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -2.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £344 £315
90th Percentile £575 £500 £588
England median daily rate £490 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Midlands median hourly rate - - £37.80
England median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year +7.14% -7.04% +14.96%

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1201 1599 1504
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 15.41% 16.67% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 973 844
Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +10.70%
10th Percentile £226 £243 £218
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +4.71% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 40 81
Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £22.65 £33.55
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the Midlands

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in the Midlands

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in the Midlands

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in the Midlands

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
East Midlands -46 35 £400 -
West Midlands -9 15 £456 +7.35% 2
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 37 (63.79%) Java
2 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) E-Commerce
3 18 (31.03%) Linux
3 18 (31.03%) J2EE
4 17 (29.31%) Finance
4 17 (29.31%) Java EE
5 15 (25.86%) Oracle
5 15 (25.86%) JBoss
5 15 (25.86%) Eclipse
6 14 (24.14%) IBM
6 14 (24.14%) Web Application Development
7 13 (22.41%) JSP
8 12 (20.69%) JSON
8 12 (20.69%) Ajax
9 11 (18.97%) Web Development
9 11 (18.97%) JSF
10 10 (17.24%) Ant
11 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
12 8 (13.79%) XML
12 8 (13.79%) Banking
13 7 (12.07%) Spring
13 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
13 7 (12.07%) SLA
13 7 (12.07%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
13 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
13 7 (12.07%) Degree
14 6 (10.34%) JPA
14 6 (10.34%) Relational Database

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (25.86%) JBoss
2 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.45%) Mule
4 2 (3.45%) Mule ESB
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.72%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.72%) nginx
5 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Maximo
2 2 (3.45%) Magento
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.45%) Boomi
4 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) HTTP
1 4 (6.90%) SSL
2 3 (5.17%) AMQP
3 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) Intranet
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) LDAP
4 1 (1.72%) MQTT
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.34%) MySQL
2 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.17%) DB2
5 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Eclipse
2 10 (17.24%) Ant
3 5 (8.62%) JUnit
3 5 (8.62%) Mockito
4 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.90%) Maven
4 4 (6.90%) Subversion
5 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.72%) Gradle
6 1 (1.72%) Lombardi
6 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Maximo Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.90%) Junior
7 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Java Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Architect
9 2 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Digital Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Digital Programme Manager
9 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Messaging Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) J2EE
2 17 (29.31%) Java EE
3 13 (22.41%) JSP
4 12 (20.69%) Ajax
4 12 (20.69%) JSON
5 11 (18.97%) JSF
6 8 (13.79%) XML
7 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
7 7 (12.07%) Spring
7 7 (12.07%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (10.34%) JPA
8 6 (10.34%) Web Services
9 5 (8.62%) JMS
10 4 (6.90%) jQuery
10 4 (6.90%) Middleware
10 4 (6.90%) Servlets
11 3 (5.17%) IBM Integration Bus
11 3 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (5.17%) REST
11 3 (5.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.72%) AS400
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) DataPower
3 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) PMI
3 1 (1.72%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Unix
5 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.72%) HPUX
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (36.21%) E-Commerce
2 14 (24.14%) Web Application Development
3 11 (18.97%) Web Development
4 5 (8.62%) Change Management
4 5 (8.62%) Migration
4 5 (8.62%) Task Automation
4 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.90%) DevOps
5 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Service Management
5 4 (6.90%) Software Architecture
5 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.90%) TDD
5 4 (6.90%) Test Strategy
5 4 (6.90%) UML
6 3 (5.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (5.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) Java
2 5 (8.62%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) C#
3 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) Groovy
5 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Ansible
2 5 (8.62%) Netcool
3 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (3.45%) Puppet
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle
2 14 (24.14%) IBM
3 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.17%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.45%) Dell
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.45%) WSO2
7 1 (1.72%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.72%) Kony
7 1 (1.72%) McAfee
7 1 (1.72%) Sencha
7 1 (1.72%) Sun
7 1 (1.72%) Sybase
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Oscar
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