Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 November 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 Application Server (WAS)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 347 308 305
Rank change year-on-year -39 -3 +27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 29 73 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 2.39% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 47 59
South East median daily rate £394 £463 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.86% +10.12% -7.18%
10th Percentile £295 £390 £360
90th Percentile £580 £600 £484
England median daily rate £450 £450 £423
% change year-on-year - +6.51% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -42.40% +108.33%

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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2960 3050 3530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.58% 18.29% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1771 1803 2103
South East median daily rate £402 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 124 117
South East median hourly rate £19.32 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +21.62% +12.91%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £40.06
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +8.33%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Thames Valley -22 26 £363 -22.95%
Buckinghamshire -12 19 £363 -3.33%
Berkshire -10 5 £283 -43.50%
East Sussex - 3 £556 -
Oxfordshire -19 2 £580 +24.46%
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 29 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (79.31%) Java
3 20 (68.97%) Spring
4 18 (62.07%) Hibernate
5 15 (51.72%) Eclipse
6 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (37.93%) MVC
7 11 (37.93%) Tomcat
7 11 (37.93%) Spring MVC
7 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
8 10 (34.48%) Java EE
8 10 (34.48%) Maven
8 10 (34.48%) Web Services
8 10 (34.48%) JBoss
8 10 (34.48%) IBM
9 9 (31.03%) OO
9 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (31.03%) HTML
9 9 (31.03%) CSS
10 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle
10 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
11 7 (24.14%) IBM Integration Bus
11 7 (24.14%) SQL
11 7 (24.14%) JSP
11 7 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (20.69%) JMS
12 6 (20.69%) Retail

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 29 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (37.93%) Tomcat
3 10 (34.48%) JBoss
4 8 (27.59%) WebLogic
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (3.45%) IBM Domino
8 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
8 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Google Analytics
1 5 (17.24%) Google Checkout
2 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.24%) Endeca
3 3 (10.34%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Eclipse
2 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
3 10 (34.48%) Maven
4 5 (17.24%) Ant
4 5 (17.24%) Hudson
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 5 (17.24%) Subversion
5 3 (10.34%) Introscope
5 3 (10.34%) JUnit
6 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.90%) Mockito
7 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (20.69%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Portal Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Spring
2 18 (62.07%) Hibernate
3 11 (37.93%) Spring MVC
4 10 (34.48%) Java EE
4 10 (34.48%) Web Services
5 9 (31.03%) CSS
5 9 (31.03%) HTML
6 7 (24.14%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (24.14%) JSP
6 7 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (20.69%) JMS
7 6 (20.69%) Spring Integration
8 5 (17.24%) Ajax
8 5 (17.24%) EJB
8 5 (17.24%) jQuery
8 5 (17.24%) JSTL
8 5 (17.24%) Lucene
8 5 (17.24%) Struts
9 3 (10.34%) J2EE
10 2 (6.90%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) MVC
3 9 (31.03%) OO
4 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
6 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Analytics
7 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) OOD
7 5 (17.24%) SEO
7 5 (17.24%) SOA
8 4 (13.79%) DevOps
9 3 (10.34%) Open Source
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Optimisation
10 2 (6.90%) BPMN
10 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
10 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
10 2 (6.90%) TDD
10 2 (6.90%) Test Management
10 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) CA Wily
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Coremetrics
3 5 (17.24%) Google
3 5 (17.24%) hybris
3 5 (17.24%) PayPal
4 3 (10.34%) CA
4 3 (10.34%) MuleSoft
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Remedy
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Capita
6 1 (3.45%) Lotus
6 1 (3.45%) SAP