Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 243 269 254
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15 -73
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 60 115 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.72% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.89% 4.09% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 90 84
South East median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -3.23%
10th Percentile £309 £358 £313
90th Percentile £688 £575 £543
England median daily rate £525 £513 £498
% change year-on-year +2.44% +3.02% +10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £26.65 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.28% -11.18% +13.33%

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 1,543 2,812 2,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.26% 17.57% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1,650 1,660
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £255
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 94 90
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.34% -11.72% -13.64%
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £44.50 £50.00 £48.88
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.82 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.90% +4.33% -5.00%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 +42 40 £438 -12.50% 4
Berkshire +38 31 £600 -1.23% 1
Surrey +47 12 £425 -10.05% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £298 -30.00% 3
Hampshire +5 4 - - 2
West Sussex +29 2 £425 -5.56% 1
East Sussex +24 2 £250 -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 30 (50.00%) Oracle
2 23 (38.33%) Maximo
3 22 (36.67%) SQL
4 20 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 20 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 19 (31.67%) Migration
5 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (31.67%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (25.00%) Scrum
6 15 (25.00%) Java
6 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 12 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (18.33%) Story Points
8 11 (18.33%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (18.33%) IBM
8 11 (18.33%) XSLT
8 11 (18.33%) C#
8 11 (18.33%) .NET
8 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 10 (16.67%) SDLC
10 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
10 9 (15.00%) Kafka
11 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
11 8 (13.33%) Ansible
12 7 (11.67%) Linux

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 12 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.33%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (6.67%) Apache
5 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
5 4 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (6.67%) GemFire
5 4 (6.67%) nginx
6 2 (3.33%) FileNet
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 23 (38.33%) Maximo
2 2 (3.33%) NetSuite
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) GitHub
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon ECS
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 4 (6.67%) AWS
2 4 (6.67%) Azure
2 4 (6.67%) Azure Functions
2 4 (6.67%) Boomi
2 4 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 4 (6.67%) Serverless
3 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) DSL
1 4 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.67%) MariaDB
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.67%) Liquibase
2 4 (6.67%) Protractor
2 4 (6.67%) Selenium
2 4 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Legal
2 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (60.00%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) Maximo Developer
3 11 (18.33%) BizTalk Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Maximo Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.33%) Chief Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Maximo Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 19 (31.67%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (18.33%) .NET
3 11 (18.33%) XSLT
4 9 (15.00%) Kafka
5 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (11.67%) Spring
7 5 (8.33%) Web Services
8 4 (6.67%) Apache CXF
8 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (6.67%) J2EE
8 4 (6.67%) JDBC
8 4 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (6.67%) WireMock
9 2 (3.33%) JMS
9 2 (3.33%) RESTful
9 2 (3.33%) SOAP
9 2 (3.33%) Spring Boot
10 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (31.67%) Migration
2 15 (25.00%) Scrum
3 12 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
4 11 (18.33%) Story Points
5 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 10 (16.67%) SDLC
6 6 (10.00%) CRM
7 5 (8.33%) DevOps
8 4 (6.67%) Kanban
8 4 (6.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 4 (6.67%) Software Delivery
9 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.00%) Database Tuning
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) SQL
2 20 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 15 (25.00%) Java
4 11 (18.33%) C#
5 6 (10.00%) Python
6 4 (6.67%) Groovy
6 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Ansible
2 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.67%) Terraform
3 2 (3.33%) Perfmon
3 2 (3.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (18.33%) IBM
3 4 (6.67%) Dell
4 3 (5.00%) Splunk
5 2 (3.33%) Dynatrace
5 2 (3.33%) Guidewire
5 2 (3.33%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.33%) Thunderhead
5 2 (3.33%) Workday