Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 220 184
Rank change year-on-year -66 -36 -41
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 90 155 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.95% 1.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.16% 5.47% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 114 135
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £319 £350 £359
90th Percentile £575 £580 £568
England median daily rate £500 £498 £450
% change year-on-year +0.50% +10.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.08 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -11.79% +4.17% -5.26%

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 2,848 2,832 3,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.22% 17.29% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,758 1,686 2,044
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 90 128
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £17.49 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.50% -16.02% +4.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.20 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.38 £48.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £21.41 £20.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.62% +2.34% -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -51 49 £375 -25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 43 £450 +20.00% 3
Hampshire -12 25 £410 +2.50% 2
Surrey -41 8 £550 +10.00% 1
West Sussex +2 6 £525 -
Berkshire -18 6 £369 -10.61% 1
Kent - 1 £475 -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 46 (51.11%) Java
2 43 (47.78%) Oracle
3 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (35.56%) Web Services
4 32 (35.56%) Linux
5 30 (33.33%) Unix
6 25 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 25 (27.78%) DB2
6 25 (27.78%) IBM
7 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
8 21 (23.33%) Finance
9 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 18 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (18.89%) SQL
11 16 (17.78%) WebSphere MQ
11 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
12 15 (16.67%) Windows
13 14 (15.56%) E-Commerce
13 14 (15.56%) Mainframe
13 14 (15.56%) Spring
13 14 (15.56%) Migration
13 14 (15.56%) TDD
14 13 (14.44%) WebLogic
14 13 (14.44%) CSS
14 13 (14.44%) Ansible
14 13 (14.44%) NoSQL
15 12 (13.33%) hybris
15 12 (13.33%) MySQL
15 12 (13.33%) HTML

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 25 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (14.44%) WebLogic
3 11 (12.22%) JBoss
3 11 (12.22%) Tomcat
4 10 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 9 (10.00%) Confluence
5 9 (10.00%) IIS
6 7 (7.78%) Apache
6 7 (7.78%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.33%) nginx
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.22%) CICS
8 2 (2.22%) CMS
8 2 (2.22%) Liferay
8 2 (2.22%) NetWeaver
8 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (1.11%) FileNet
9 1 (1.11%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.11%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (7.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Magento
2 7 (7.78%) Temenos T24
3 3 (3.33%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (1.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.00%) GitHub
4 6 (6.67%) PaaS
5 4 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.44%) IaaS
6 3 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.33%) SaaS
6 3 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.22%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.11%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.11%) Office 365
8 1 (1.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) HTTP
2 8 (8.89%) SAN
3 4 (4.44%) SSL
4 3 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (2.22%) LAN
5 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.22%) WAN
6 1 (1.11%) Converged Networks
6 1 (1.11%) DHCP
6 1 (1.11%) FTP
6 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.11%) IPsec
6 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.78%) DB2
2 13 (14.44%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.33%) MySQL
4 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database
5 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.22%) GIS
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.22%) JIRA
3 8 (8.89%) Maven
4 7 (7.78%) GitLab
5 6 (6.67%) MSTest
5 6 (6.67%) NUnit
6 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.33%) WebStorm
7 2 (2.22%) Selenium
7 2 (2.22%) Subversion
8 1 (1.11%) Ant
8 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.11%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.11%) Introscope
8 1 (1.11%) JMeter
8 1 (1.11%) JUnit
8 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.11%) Log4j
8 1 (1.11%) SilkTest
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Banking
3 10 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.22%) Architect
3 11 (12.22%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.00%) Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) UI Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (5.56%) HTML Developer
8 5 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.56%) JSP Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
9 4 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.56%) Web Services
2 16 (17.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (15.56%) Spring
4 13 (14.44%) CSS
5 12 (13.33%) HTML
5 12 (13.33%) Java EE
6 11 (12.22%) Middleware
6 11 (12.22%) REST
7 10 (11.11%) LDAP
7 10 (11.11%) RESTful
7 10 (11.11%) SOAP
8 9 (10.00%) Ajax
8 9 (10.00%) J2EE
9 8 (8.89%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (7.78%) .NET
10 7 (7.78%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.78%) JMS
10 7 (7.78%) jQuery
10 7 (7.78%) JSON
10 7 (7.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Mainframe
2 11 (12.22%) User Experience
3 8 (8.89%) iPad
4 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.44%) Clustering
6 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.11%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.11%) iSeries
8 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.11%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.11%) PKI
8 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) Linux
2 30 (33.33%) Unix
3 15 (16.67%) Windows
4 11 (12.22%) Solaris
5 6 (6.67%) zOS
6 4 (4.44%) AIX
7 2 (2.22%) Android
7 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.22%) DC/OS
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (15.56%) E-Commerce
3 14 (15.56%) Migration
3 14 (15.56%) TDD
4 11 (12.22%) DevOps
4 11 (12.22%) Test Automation
5 10 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 10 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 10 (11.11%) SDLC
6 9 (10.00%) BDD
6 9 (10.00%) Release Management
6 9 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 8 (8.89%) Front End Development
7 8 (8.89%) Kanban
8 7 (7.78%) OO
8 7 (7.78%) Project Management
9 6 (6.67%) ITIL
9 6 (6.67%) Microservices
9 6 (6.67%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 46 (51.11%) Java
2 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.89%) SQL
4 7 (7.78%) Python
5 4 (4.44%) C
5 4 (4.44%) C#
6 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.33%) Java 8
6 3 (3.33%) Perl
6 3 (3.33%) VB
7 2 (2.22%) C++
7 2 (2.22%) COBOL
7 2 (2.22%) PHP
7 2 (2.22%) PL/1
7 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.22%) REXX
7 2 (2.22%) VBScript
8 1 (1.11%) Jython
8 1 (1.11%) Korn
8 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) ISEB
3 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) PMO
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) COBIT
2 1 (1.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.78%) Docker
3 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.22%) ACF2
4 2 (2.22%) RACF
5 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.11%) vSphere
5 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) Ansible
2 10 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.89%) Puppet
3 8 (8.89%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.22%) HP ALM
4 2 (2.22%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.11%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (47.78%) Oracle
2 25 (27.78%) IBM
3 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.33%) ATG
4 12 (13.33%) hybris
5 10 (11.11%) Demandware
6 8 (8.89%) VMware
7 5 (5.56%) SAP
8 4 (4.44%) Google
8 4 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (3.33%) HP
9 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.33%) WSO2
10 2 (2.22%) Citrix
11 1 (1.11%) Cisco
11 1 (1.11%) Cognizant
11 1 (1.11%) Dell
11 1 (1.11%) EMC
11 1 (1.11%) Informatica
11 1 (1.11%) Lotus