Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 193 211
Rank change year-on-year -96 +18 -28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 89 175 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.53% 1.14% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.32% 6.87% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 116 91
South East median daily rate £456 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £361 £350
90th Percentile £550 £585 £525
England median daily rate £499 £475 £436
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.88% +2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £16.00
England median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -20.63% +15.11% -6.71%

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 2,679 2,549 3,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.01% 16.67% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,607 1,459 2,092
South East median daily rate £430 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £455 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +5.81% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 81 104
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -7.89%
10th Percentile £11.93 £12.00 £12.22
90th Percentile £56.25 £53.75 £53.45
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.30% -3.75% +5.26%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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 -54 47 £463 -15.91% 7
Buckinghamshire -6 41 £463 -15.91% 2
Hampshire -46 31 £400 -6.98% 2
West Sussex -1 6 £475 +15.15% 1
Berkshire -14 6 £270 -46.00% 5
Surrey -44 3 £488 +2.63% 2
Middlesex -3 1 £500 - 1
Kent - 1 £475 -
East Sussex - 1 £463 -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 59 (66.29%) Java
2 39 (43.82%) Linux
3 36 (40.45%) IBM
4 32 (35.96%) Web Services
5 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (30.34%) Oracle
7 24 (26.97%) Spring
7 24 (26.97%) Jenkins
8 23 (25.84%) J2EE
9 20 (22.47%) WebSphere MQ
9 20 (22.47%) Hibernate
10 19 (21.35%) Unix
10 19 (21.35%) Windows
10 19 (21.35%) AngularJS
11 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
12 16 (17.98%) DB2
12 16 (17.98%) Tomcat
12 16 (17.98%) Middleware
13 15 (16.85%) HTTP
13 15 (16.85%) WebLogic
13 15 (16.85%) JIRA
13 15 (16.85%) DevOps
13 15 (16.85%) Ansible
14 14 (15.73%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (15.73%) Apache
14 14 (15.73%) JBoss
15 13 (14.61%) JDBC
15 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
15 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (14.61%) Maven

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 16 (17.98%) Tomcat
2 15 (16.85%) WebLogic
3 14 (15.73%) Apache
3 14 (15.73%) JBoss
3 14 (15.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (10.11%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (10.11%) Confluence
5 7 (7.87%) IIS
6 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.62%) CMS
8 2 (2.25%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.25%) NetWeaver
8 2 (2.25%) nginx
8 2 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.12%) ATG Dynamo
9 1 (1.12%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (2.25%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (1.12%) Magento
3 1 (1.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 9 (10.11%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (10.11%) Amazon ELB
2 9 (10.11%) Amazon S3
2 9 (10.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (7.87%) GitHub
4 5 (5.62%) SaaS
5 4 (4.49%) Bluemix
5 4 (4.49%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (3.37%) PaaS
7 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.25%) IaaS
8 1 (1.12%) npm
8 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) HTTP
2 11 (12.36%) SAN
3 3 (3.37%) LAN
3 3 (3.37%) SSL
3 3 (3.37%) WAN
4 2 (2.25%) DNS
5 1 (1.12%) Firewall
5 1 (1.12%) FTP
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.98%) DB2
3 9 (10.11%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.74%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.49%) MySQL
7 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.25%) Big Data
8 2 (2.25%) GIS
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.12%) IBM BigInsights
9 1 (1.12%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (26.97%) Jenkins
2 15 (16.85%) JIRA
3 13 (14.61%) Maven
4 9 (10.11%) Eclipse
4 9 (10.11%) TeamCity
5 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.74%) Selenium
7 5 (5.62%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.62%) GitLab
8 3 (3.37%) Artifactory
8 3 (3.37%) JUnit
8 3 (3.37%) Subversion
8 3 (3.37%) WebStorm
9 2 (2.25%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.12%) Gradle
10 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.11%) Back Office
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.62%) Retail
5 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (42.70%) Developer
2 29 (32.58%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.47%) Senior Developer
4 17 (19.10%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (12.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Java Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Architect
9 6 (6.74%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.62%) Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Consultant
10 5 (5.62%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (5.62%) J2EE Team Leader
10 5 (5.62%) Java Team Leader
10 5 (5.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Lead Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Lead Java Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.96%) Web Services
2 24 (26.97%) Spring
3 23 (25.84%) J2EE
4 20 (22.47%) Hibernate
4 20 (22.47%) WebSphere MQ
5 19 (21.35%) AngularJS
6 16 (17.98%) Middleware
7 13 (14.61%) JDBC
8 12 (13.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (12.36%) XML
10 10 (11.24%) JMS
11 9 (10.11%) Apache CXF
11 9 (10.11%) Java EE
11 9 (10.11%) RESTful
12 8 (8.99%) Ajax
12 8 (8.99%) HTML
13 7 (7.87%) .NET
13 7 (7.87%) JSON
13 7 (7.87%) JSP
13 7 (7.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.12%) Clustering
3 1 (1.12%) CMDB
3 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.12%) DataPower
3 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.12%) iSeries
3 1 (1.12%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.82%) Linux
2 19 (21.35%) Unix
2 19 (21.35%) Windows
3 12 (13.48%) Solaris
4 11 (12.36%) AIX
5 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.62%) zOS
7 2 (2.25%) Android
7 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.25%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.85%) DevOps
3 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (13.48%) CRM
5 11 (12.36%) Configuration Management
5 11 (12.36%) Release Management
5 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
6 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.24%) ITIL
6 10 (11.24%) MVC
6 10 (11.24%) Waterfall
7 8 (8.99%) Process Improvement
8 7 (7.87%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (6.74%) Scrum
10 5 (5.62%) Kanban
10 5 (5.62%) Performance Testing
10 5 (5.62%) Programme Delivery
10 5 (5.62%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.62%) Time Management
10 5 (5.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (66.29%) Java
2 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.36%) Python
4 10 (11.24%) SQL
5 9 (10.11%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.74%) Korn
7 4 (4.49%) PHP
8 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.25%) C
9 2 (2.25%) C#
9 2 (2.25%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) Groovy
9 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.12%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.12%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.12%) MCSE
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) PMO
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) GDPR
4 1 (1.12%) RosettaNet
4 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Docker
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Clusterware
3 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) Ansible
2 10 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (7.87%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.37%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.25%) Puppet
7 1 (1.12%) SCCM
7 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.12%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (40.45%) IBM
2 27 (30.34%) Oracle
3 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.87%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.74%) ATG
6 4 (4.49%) hybris
6 4 (4.49%) SAP
6 4 (4.49%) VMware
7 3 (3.37%) Google
7 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.25%) Citrix
8 2 (2.25%) Cognos
8 2 (2.25%) Demandware
8 2 (2.25%) Dynatrace
8 2 (2.25%) EMC
8 2 (2.25%) Fiserv
8 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.12%) BEA
9 1 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.12%) Temenos