Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 171 139
Rank change year-on-year -84 -32 +79
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 117 194 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 1.26% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.15% 7.61% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 129 167
South East median daily rate £450 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +5.68% +4.76%
10th Percentile £313 £362 £355
90th Percentile £543 £600 £520
England median daily rate £498 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -8.54% +5.13%

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 2,818 2,550 3,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.07% 16.62% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,653 1,478 2,002
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £240
90th Percentile £575 £556 £539
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 87 106
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +14.29% +17.41%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.53
90th Percentile £48.88 £56.09 £53.25
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +8.74%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -27 78 £463 -7.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 65 £463 -11.48% 1
Hampshire -44 28 £400 - 6
Berkshire -22 11 £369 -26.25% 3
East Sussex +2 9 £550 +10.00% 1
Oxfordshire -55 2 £500 -6.98%
West Sussex +4 1 - -
Surrey -36 1 £488 -25.00%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 70 (59.83%) Java
2 62 (52.99%) IBM
3 50 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (36.75%) Hibernate
5 38 (32.48%) Spring
5 38 (32.48%) Web Services
6 35 (29.91%) J2EE
7 32 (27.35%) Linux
7 32 (27.35%) Tomcat
7 32 (27.35%) HTTP
8 29 (24.79%) Eclipse
9 28 (23.93%) WebSphere MQ
9 28 (23.93%) AngularJS
10 27 (23.08%) Oracle
11 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
11 23 (19.66%) CRM
11 23 (19.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (18.80%) Apache
13 21 (17.95%) SQL
13 21 (17.95%) JDBC
13 21 (17.95%) Shell Script
13 21 (17.95%) Apache CXF
14 19 (16.24%) AIX
14 19 (16.24%) WebSphere Application Server
14 19 (16.24%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
16 17 (14.53%) JIRA
16 17 (14.53%) Maven
17 16 (13.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 16 (13.68%) Waterfall

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 32 (27.35%) Tomcat
2 22 (18.80%) Apache
3 19 (16.24%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (9.40%) WebLogic
5 9 (7.69%) Confluence
6 7 (5.98%) JBoss
7 5 (4.27%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (3.42%) CMS
9 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.71%) IIS
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.85%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.85%) nginx
11 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) SPSS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.85%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.27%) Google Analytics
2 5 (4.27%) Google Checkout
2 5 (4.27%) PaaS
3 3 (2.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.71%) IaaS
4 2 (1.71%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.85%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.85%) GitHub
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.35%) HTTP
2 15 (12.82%) SAN
3 11 (9.40%) Internet
4 10 (8.55%) FTP
4 10 (8.55%) SMTP
4 10 (8.55%) SSL
5 7 (5.98%) Firewall
6 2 (1.71%) DNS
7 1 (0.85%) DHCP
7 1 (0.85%) Intranet
7 1 (0.85%) LAN
7 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) DB2
3 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.27%) Endeca
5 3 (2.56%) Big Data
6 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.85%) Redis
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (24.79%) Eclipse
2 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 17 (14.53%) JIRA
3 17 (14.53%) Maven
4 6 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.13%) Subversion
5 5 (4.27%) Ant
5 5 (4.27%) Hudson
6 3 (2.56%) JUnit
7 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.71%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.71%) GitLab
7 2 (1.71%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.85%) Selenium
8 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (6.84%) Retail
2 5 (4.27%) Banking
2 5 (4.27%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Back Office
3 2 (1.71%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (44.44%) Developer
2 41 (35.04%) Java Developer
3 32 (27.35%) Senior Developer
4 30 (25.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (12.82%) J2EE Developer
5 15 (12.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 12 (10.26%) Consultant
6 12 (10.26%) Lead Developer
6 12 (10.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 11 (9.40%) J2EE Team Leader
7 11 (9.40%) Java Team Leader
7 11 (9.40%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 11 (9.40%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (9.40%) Team Leader
8 7 (5.98%) Administrator
9 6 (5.13%) AIX Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Architect
10 5 (4.27%) AIX Administrator
10 5 (4.27%) AIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.75%) Hibernate
2 38 (32.48%) Spring
2 38 (32.48%) Web Services
3 35 (29.91%) J2EE
4 28 (23.93%) AngularJS
4 28 (23.93%) WebSphere MQ
5 23 (19.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (17.95%) Apache CXF
6 21 (17.95%) JDBC
7 15 (12.82%) IBM Integration Bus
8 14 (11.97%) XML
9 13 (11.11%) Spring MVC
10 12 (10.26%) HTML
10 12 (10.26%) Struts
11 11 (9.40%) Java EE
12 10 (8.55%) CSS
12 10 (8.55%) cXML
12 10 (8.55%) ebXML
12 10 (8.55%) EDI
12 10 (8.55%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.40%) DataPower
3 9 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.27%) AS400
6 2 (1.71%) LPAR
6 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.85%) CMDB
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.35%) Linux
2 19 (16.24%) AIX
3 14 (11.97%) Solaris
4 12 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.69%) Windows
6 5 (4.27%) Unix
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.66%) CRM
3 16 (13.68%) Waterfall
4 15 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (12.82%) MVC
5 11 (9.40%) API Development
5 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
5 11 (9.40%) Validation
6 10 (8.55%) B2B
6 10 (8.55%) Data Security
6 10 (8.55%) EAI
6 10 (8.55%) High Availability
6 10 (8.55%) ITIL
6 10 (8.55%) Release Management
7 9 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.84%) Analytics
8 8 (6.84%) DevOps
8 8 (6.84%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.98%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.83%) Java
2 21 (17.95%) Shell Script
2 21 (17.95%) SQL
3 14 (11.97%) Korn
4 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.55%) ActionScript
5 10 (8.55%) ActionScript 2.0
5 10 (8.55%) ActionScript 3.0
6 6 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.56%) Python
8 2 (1.71%) C
8 2 (1.71%) C++
8 2 (1.71%) PHP
8 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.84%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) RosettaNet
2 4 (3.42%) QA
3 2 (1.71%) GDPR
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.26%) Oracle Clusterware
2 6 (5.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.42%) Docker
5 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) XenApp
6 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 15 (12.82%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.27%) Ansible
4 2 (1.71%) Consul
4 2 (1.71%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.71%) Mesos
4 2 (1.71%) Netcool
4 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.71%) SCCM
4 2 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.85%) SCOM
5 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (52.99%) IBM
2 27 (23.08%) Oracle
3 14 (11.97%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.55%) webMethods
5 5 (4.27%) Coremetrics
5 5 (4.27%) Google
5 5 (4.27%) hybris
5 5 (4.27%) PayPal
5 5 (4.27%) SAP
6 4 (3.42%) Cognos
6 4 (3.42%) VMware
7 3 (2.56%) Citrix
7 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.56%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.71%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.71%) EMC
8 2 (1.71%) Fiserv
8 2 (1.71%) ILOG
9 1 (0.85%) Juniper
9 1 (0.85%) Lotus