Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 174 125
Rank change year-on-year -57 -49 +76
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 147 228 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 1.37% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.97% 7.50% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 153 218
South East median daily rate £450 £466 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.43% +3.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £365 £347
90th Percentile £563 £607 £520
England median daily rate £500 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +4.17% -11.66% +30.40%

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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2959 3040 3573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.58% 18.26% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1797 2130
South East median daily rate £406 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £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 106 123 117
South East median hourly rate £19.30 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.24% +21.62% +12.91%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £40.06
England median hourly rate £20.44 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.18% +2.56% +8.33%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the South East

WebSphere
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in the South East

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in the South East

WebSphere
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in the South East

WebSphere
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 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 -29 101 £425 -15.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -4 69 £390 -2.50% 2
Hampshire -26 24 £400 +5.26% 1
Berkshire -8 20 £381 -29.07% 3
Oxfordshire -21 12 £475 -5.00%
Surrey -18 11 £500 +5.26%
East Sussex 0 10 £575 +15.00%
Middlesex +9 5 £500 +11.11%
West Sussex - 1 - -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 77 (52.38%) Java
2 61 (41.50%) IBM
3 59 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (28.57%) Linux
5 40 (27.21%) Oracle
6 37 (25.17%) Hibernate
7 34 (23.13%) Spring
8 33 (22.45%) WebSphere MQ
9 32 (21.77%) Jenkins
10 31 (21.09%) Web Services
10 31 (21.09%) Tomcat
11 28 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
12 27 (18.37%) SQL
12 27 (18.37%) JIRA
13 26 (17.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (17.01%) Eclipse
14 25 (17.01%) HTTP
15 24 (16.33%) J2EE
15 24 (16.33%) Shell Script
16 23 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (14.97%) Red Hat
17 22 (14.97%) AIX
17 22 (14.97%) Solaris
18 21 (14.29%) SAN
19 20 (13.61%) Release Management
19 20 (13.61%) Korn
20 19 (12.93%) IBM Integration Bus
20 19 (12.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
20 19 (12.93%) Enterprise Software

WebSphere
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 31 (21.09%) Tomcat
2 28 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (12.24%) JBoss
4 16 (10.88%) OpenStack
5 15 (10.20%) Confluence
6 14 (9.52%) Apache
7 13 (8.84%) WebLogic
8 7 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (4.08%) SharePoint
10 5 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (1.36%) CMS
12 2 (1.36%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.36%) IIS
12 2 (1.36%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (1.36%) WebSphere Process Server
13 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.68%) Liferay
13 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.12%) PaaS
4 7 (4.76%) IaaS
5 6 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (4.08%) Serverless
6 5 (3.40%) Google Analytics
6 5 (3.40%) Google Checkout
7 3 (2.04%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.01%) HTTP
2 21 (14.29%) SAN
3 12 (8.16%) Firewall
4 11 (7.48%) Internet
5 9 (6.12%) FTP
5 9 (6.12%) SMTP
5 9 (6.12%) SSL
6 5 (3.40%) DNS
7 4 (2.72%) LDAP
7 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.36%) Intranet
9 1 (0.68%) DHCP
9 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.48%) MySQL
3 8 (5.44%) DB2
4 6 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.40%) Endeca
5 5 (3.40%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.68%) Redis
8 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (21.77%) Jenkins
2 27 (18.37%) JIRA
3 25 (17.01%) Eclipse
4 15 (10.20%) Maven
5 12 (8.16%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.08%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.40%) Ant
7 5 (3.40%) GitLab
7 5 (3.40%) Hudson
7 5 (3.40%) MSTest
7 5 (3.40%) NUnit
7 5 (3.40%) Subversion
8 4 (2.72%) JUnit
8 4 (2.72%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.04%) Introscope
10 2 (1.36%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (1.36%) JMeter
10 2 (1.36%) Selenium
11 1 (0.68%) Mockito
General
1 10 (6.80%) Finance
1 10 (6.80%) Retail
2 8 (5.44%) Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Publishing
4 3 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (33.33%) Developer
2 39 (26.53%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.61%) Senior Developer
4 19 (12.93%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (10.20%) Administrator
6 13 (8.84%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.80%) J2EE Developer
7 10 (6.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (6.12%) AIX Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Consultant
9 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (4.76%) AIX Administrator
10 7 (4.76%) AIX Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.76%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.76%) Test Leader
11 6 (4.08%) J2EE Team Leader
11 6 (4.08%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.17%) Hibernate
2 34 (23.13%) Spring
3 33 (22.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 31 (21.09%) Web Services
5 24 (16.33%) J2EE
6 19 (12.93%) IBM Integration Bus
7 17 (11.56%) AngularJS
8 12 (8.16%) Apache CXF
8 12 (8.16%) CSS
8 12 (8.16%) HTML
8 12 (8.16%) JDBC
8 12 (8.16%) Struts
8 12 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (7.48%) Spring MVC
10 10 (6.80%) Java EE
11 9 (6.12%) cXML
11 9 (6.12%) ebXML
11 9 (6.12%) EDI
11 9 (6.12%) XML
11 9 (6.12%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (7.48%) Mainframe
3 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.80%) DataPower
4 5 (3.40%) AS400
5 3 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.04%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.36%) LPAR
6 2 (1.36%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.57%) Linux
2 26 (17.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (14.97%) AIX
3 22 (14.97%) Solaris
4 9 (6.12%) Windows
5 7 (4.76%) Unix
6 6 (4.08%) CentOS
6 6 (4.08%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.68%) SUSE
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (13.61%) Release Management
4 19 (12.93%) DevOps
5 15 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
5 15 (10.20%) TDD
6 14 (9.52%) CRM
6 14 (9.52%) OO
6 14 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 13 (8.84%) Test Automation
8 12 (8.16%) ITIL
9 11 (7.48%) MVC
9 11 (7.48%) Validation
10 10 (6.80%) API Development
10 10 (6.80%) High Availability
10 10 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (6.80%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.12%) Change Control
11 9 (6.12%) Data Security
11 9 (6.12%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 77 (52.38%) Java
2 27 (18.37%) SQL
3 24 (16.33%) Shell Script
4 20 (13.61%) Korn
5 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.12%) ActionScript
6 9 (6.12%) ActionScript 2.0
6 9 (6.12%) ActionScript 3.0
7 8 (5.44%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.40%) Python
9 2 (1.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (8.84%) Degree
2 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) CCNA
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.20%) QA
2 9 (6.12%) RosettaNet
3 7 (4.76%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.04%) SLA
5 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (11.56%) Oracle Clusterware
2 10 (6.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 9 (6.12%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.08%) Docker
5 5 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
6 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (12.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (8.84%) Tivoli
3 11 (7.48%) Ansible
3 11 (7.48%) Puppet
4 8 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.08%) Consul
6 5 (3.40%) Pingdom
7 3 (2.04%) CA Wily
7 3 (2.04%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.04%) Mesos
7 3 (2.04%) Terraform
8 2 (1.36%) Netcool
8 2 (1.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.68%) SCCM
9 1 (0.68%) SCOM
9 1 (0.68%) yum
Vendors
1 61 (41.50%) IBM
2 40 (27.21%) Oracle
3 22 (14.97%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.80%) VMware
5 9 (6.12%) webMethods
6 6 (4.08%) AppDynamics
6 6 (4.08%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.08%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.40%) Citrix
7 5 (3.40%) Coremetrics
7 5 (3.40%) Google
7 5 (3.40%) hybris
7 5 (3.40%) PagerDuty
7 5 (3.40%) PayPal
7 5 (3.40%) SAP
8 4 (2.72%) Juniper
9 3 (2.04%) CA
9 3 (2.04%) MuleSoft
9 3 (2.04%) Remedy
10 2 (1.36%) ILOG