Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 208 191
Rank change year-on-year -90 -17 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 89 155 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.98% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 5.85% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 110 115
South East median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £350 £350
90th Percentile £568 £580 £525
England median daily rate £500 £490 £450
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £16.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -6.60%

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 2,811 2,650 3,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.44% 16.67% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,722 1,527 2,198
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 90 112
South East median hourly rate £22.10 £17.25 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.10% -11.24% +5.05%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.13 £50.05 £53.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.22 £19.72
% change year-on-year -1.08% +2.54% +3.78%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -52 41 £450 -18.18% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 37 £450 -1.64% 2
Hampshire -9 33 £400 - 3
West Sussex +9 8 £488 +18.18% 1
Surrey -40 5 £519 +3.75% 1
Berkshire -14 4 £220 -56.00% 2
East Sussex 0 1 £463 -21.28%
Middlesex -2 1 £500 -
Kent - 1 £475 -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 53 (59.55%) Java
2 41 (46.07%) Linux
3 33 (37.08%) Web Services
4 30 (33.71%) Oracle
5 29 (32.58%) Unix
6 27 (30.34%) IBM
7 24 (26.97%) DB2
8 23 (25.84%) Windows
9 21 (23.60%) Jenkins
10 20 (22.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
12 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (19.10%) JBoss
14 16 (17.98%) RESTful
15 15 (16.85%) Spring
15 15 (16.85%) Java EE
15 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
15 15 (16.85%) SQL
15 15 (16.85%) Middleware
15 15 (16.85%) Finance
15 15 (16.85%) DevOps
16 14 (15.73%) Ajax
16 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (14.61%) WebLogic
17 13 (14.61%) Solaris
17 13 (14.61%) Ansible
18 12 (13.48%) GitHub
18 12 (13.48%) J2EE
18 12 (13.48%) 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 20 (22.47%) WebSphere Application Server
2 17 (19.10%) JBoss
3 13 (14.61%) WebLogic
4 10 (11.24%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.87%) IIS
7 6 (6.74%) Apache
7 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
8 5 (5.62%) Confluence
9 3 (3.37%) CMS
10 2 (2.25%) GlassFish
10 2 (2.25%) Liferay
10 2 (2.25%) NetWeaver
10 2 (2.25%) nginx
10 2 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (1.12%) ATG Dynamo
11 1 (1.12%) Commerce Server
11 1 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Temenos T24
2 3 (3.37%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (2.25%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.48%) GitHub
3 9 (10.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (10.11%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (10.11%) Amazon ELB
3 9 (10.11%) Amazon S3
3 9 (10.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (6.74%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.37%) PaaS
6 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.25%) IaaS
6 2 (2.25%) SaaS
7 1 (1.12%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) SAN
2 7 (7.87%) HTTP
3 3 (3.37%) LAN
3 3 (3.37%) WAN
4 2 (2.25%) DNS
4 2 (2.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.97%) DB2
2 11 (12.36%) NoSQL
3 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
4 9 (10.11%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.62%) MySQL
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.25%) GIS
8 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.12%) IBM BigInsights
8 1 (1.12%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.48%) Maven
3 9 (10.11%) JIRA
3 9 (10.11%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.74%) Selenium
5 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.62%) GitLab
6 3 (3.37%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.37%) Subversion
6 3 (3.37%) WebStorm
7 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.12%) Ant
8 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.12%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.12%) Gradle
8 1 (1.12%) SilkTest
8 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
2 10 (11.24%) Financial Institution
3 9 (10.11%) Back Office
4 4 (4.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Developer
2 23 (25.84%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Java Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Architect
6 7 (7.87%) Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.74%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Java WebSphere Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Junior
9 4 (4.49%) Junior Project Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.49%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.08%) Web Services
2 16 (17.98%) RESTful
3 15 (16.85%) Java EE
3 15 (16.85%) Middleware
3 15 (16.85%) Spring
4 14 (15.73%) Ajax
5 12 (13.48%) J2EE
6 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
6 11 (12.36%) jQuery
6 11 (12.36%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (11.24%) Hibernate
7 10 (11.24%) JSON
8 9 (10.11%) JMS
8 9 (10.11%) XML
9 8 (8.99%) LDAP
9 8 (8.99%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (8.99%) SOAP
10 6 (6.74%) .NET
10 6 (6.74%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (6.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) Clustering
3 2 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) CMDB
4 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.12%) iSeries
4 1 (1.12%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.07%) Linux
2 29 (32.58%) Unix
3 23 (25.84%) Windows
4 13 (14.61%) Solaris
5 9 (10.11%) AIX
6 5 (5.62%) zOS
7 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.25%) Android
8 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.25%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.85%) DevOps
3 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (12.36%) Configuration Management
4 11 (12.36%) Release Management
5 10 (11.24%) Matrix Organization
5 10 (11.24%) Process Improvement
6 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.99%) Migration
8 7 (7.87%) SDLC
9 6 (6.74%) MVC
9 6 (6.74%) Project Management
10 5 (5.62%) Change Management
10 5 (5.62%) ITIL
10 5 (5.62%) Kanban
10 5 (5.62%) Programme Delivery
10 5 (5.62%) Scrum
10 5 (5.62%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.62%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 53 (59.55%) Java
2 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.85%) SQL
4 11 (12.36%) Python
5 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.37%) C#
6 3 (3.37%) Korn
7 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.25%) C
7 2 (2.25%) Groovy
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) PMO
1 4 (4.49%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Docker
2 8 (8.99%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) Ansible
2 10 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.74%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (5.62%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.25%) Puppet
7 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.12%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Oracle
2 27 (30.34%) IBM
3 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.87%) VMware
5 5 (5.62%) ATG
6 4 (4.49%) hybris
6 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.49%) SAP
7 3 (3.37%) Google
7 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.25%) Demandware
8 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.12%) BEA
9 1 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.12%) Citrix
9 1 (1.12%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.12%) Lotus
9 1 (1.12%) Vignette
9 1 (1.12%) WSO2