Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 229 180
Rank change year-on-year -59 -49 -45
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 98 154 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.91% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.34% 5.19% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 116 149
South East median daily rate £500 £431 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -6.76% +2.78%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £363
90th Percentile £575 £563 £606
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% -11.66%

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 2,930 2,967 3,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.74% 17.61% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,766 1,766 1,841
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.31% +0.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 106 128
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £19.34 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.12% -13.08% +20.27%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £48.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.08 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.36% +5.40% +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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -44 43 £375 -10.45% 10
Hampshire -20 37 £500 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 34 £375 -1.96% 5
West Sussex +3 9 £450 -
Berkshire -24 9 £475 +24.59% 5
Surrey -25 6 £550 +10.00% 4
Middlesex +6 1 - -
East Sussex -18 1 - -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 62 (63.27%) Java
2 59 (60.20%) Oracle
3 56 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (34.69%) MySQL
5 33 (33.67%) Tomcat
5 33 (33.67%) TDD
6 32 (32.65%) Migration
7 31 (31.63%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (31.63%) NoSQL
8 30 (30.61%) Ansible
9 29 (29.59%) Web Services
10 28 (28.57%) WebLogic
10 28 (28.57%) Puppet
11 27 (27.55%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 26 (26.53%) OO
12 26 (26.53%) OpenStack
12 26 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
13 25 (25.51%) MSTest
13 25 (25.51%) NUnit
14 24 (24.49%) Linux
14 24 (24.49%) WebSphere Application Server
15 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
16 21 (21.43%) DB2
16 21 (21.43%) Unix
17 20 (20.41%) Finance
18 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
18 15 (15.31%) SQL
18 15 (15.31%) IBM

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 33 (33.67%) Tomcat
2 28 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 26 (26.53%) OpenStack
4 24 (24.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (9.18%) JBoss
6 5 (5.10%) Confluence
6 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (3.06%) Apache
8 3 (3.06%) CICS
8 3 (3.06%) IIS
9 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (2.04%) Liferay
9 2 (2.04%) nginx
9 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (1.02%) FileNet
10 1 (1.02%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 1 (1.02%) Jetty
10 1 (1.02%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Magento
2 7 (7.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 31 (31.63%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.14%) GitHub
4 4 (4.08%) PaaS
5 2 (2.04%) IaaS
5 2 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.02%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.02%) Office 365
6 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) HTTP
2 3 (3.06%) SAN
2 3 (3.06%) SSL
2 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.02%) Converged Networks
3 1 (1.02%) DHCP
3 1 (1.02%) DNS
3 1 (1.02%) FTP
3 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.02%) Intranet
3 1 (1.02%) IPsec
3 1 (1.02%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.02%) LAN
3 1 (1.02%) Network Security
3 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.69%) MySQL
2 31 (31.63%) NoSQL
3 27 (27.55%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (21.43%) DB2
5 12 (12.24%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.10%) Cloudant
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (25.51%) MSTest
1 25 (25.51%) NUnit
2 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.20%) Maven
4 7 (7.14%) JIRA
5 4 (4.08%) JUnit
6 3 (3.06%) Introscope
7 2 (2.04%) Ant
7 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.04%) GitLab
7 2 (2.04%) Selenium
7 2 (2.04%) Subversion
8 1 (1.02%) AutoIt
8 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.02%) Gatling
8 1 (1.02%) gulp
8 1 (1.02%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.02%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (20.41%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (59.18%) Developer
2 40 (40.82%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.24%) Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (9.18%) UI Developer
5 8 (8.16%) Architect
5 8 (8.16%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Technical Support
5 8 (8.16%) Technical Support Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.10%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (5.10%) HTML Developer
7 5 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.10%) JSP Developer
7 5 (5.10%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (2.04%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.59%) Web Services
2 14 (14.29%) HTML
2 14 (14.29%) RESTful
2 14 (14.29%) SOAP
2 14 (14.29%) Spring
3 13 (13.27%) CSS
3 13 (13.27%) Java EE
3 13 (13.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (11.22%) LDAP
5 9 (9.18%) Ajax
5 9 (9.18%) JMS
5 9 (9.18%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (9.18%) REST
5 9 (9.18%) Spring Boot
6 8 (8.16%) jQuery
7 7 (7.14%) JSON
7 7 (7.14%) Middleware
7 7 (7.14%) XML
8 6 (6.12%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (5.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) User Experience
2 9 (9.18%) iPad
2 9 (9.18%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.02%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.02%) iSeries
5 1 (1.02%) IVR
5 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Robotics
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Linux
2 21 (21.43%) Unix
3 10 (10.20%) Windows
4 6 (6.12%) Solaris
5 3 (3.06%) AIX
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.02%) SUSE
7 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.02%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (33.67%) TDD
4 32 (32.65%) Migration
5 26 (26.53%) OO
6 13 (13.27%) Test Automation
7 12 (12.24%) DevOps
8 10 (10.20%) BDD
9 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.18%) Front End Development
9 9 (9.18%) SDLC
10 7 (7.14%) Scrum
10 7 (7.14%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.12%) Process Improvement
12 5 (5.10%) B2C
12 5 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (5.10%) Project Management
12 5 (5.10%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 5 (5.10%) SOA
13 4 (4.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (63.27%) Java
2 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.31%) SQL
4 5 (5.10%) Python
5 4 (4.08%) C
5 4 (4.08%) C#
5 4 (4.08%) Perl
6 3 (3.06%) COBOL
6 3 (3.06%) Java 8
6 3 (3.06%) VB
7 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.04%) C++
7 2 (2.04%) PL/1
7 2 (2.04%) REXX
7 2 (2.04%) VBScript
8 1 (1.02%) Groovy
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) ISEB
2 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.04%) PMP
2 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) COBIT
3 1 (1.02%) GDPR
3 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) ACF2
2 2 (2.04%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) RACF
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.02%) vSphere
3 1 (1.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (30.61%) Ansible
2 28 (28.57%) Puppet
3 26 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (3.06%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.04%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.02%) Grafana
7 1 (1.02%) Kibana
7 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (60.20%) Oracle
2 15 (15.31%) IBM
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.18%) ATG
4 9 (9.18%) Demandware
4 9 (9.18%) hybris
5 7 (7.14%) VMware
6 3 (3.06%) HP
6 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.06%) WSO2
7 2 (2.04%) CA
7 2 (2.04%) Citrix
7 2 (2.04%) Google
7 2 (2.04%) Remedy
7 2 (2.04%) SAP
7 2 (2.04%) webMethods
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco
8 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.02%) Vignette