Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 20 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 46 41
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.35% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.00% 3.23% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Suffolk median daily rate £500 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
East of England median daily rate £450 £404 £438
% change year-on-year +11.46% -7.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £39.02 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% -8.54% -

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 Suffolk with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 50 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 17.36% 14.06% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 39
Suffolk median daily rate £425 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £231 £163 £180
90th Percentile £529 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - £11.60 -
East of England median hourly rate £23.50 £31.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year -25.98% +22.12% +30.00%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Suffolk

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Suffolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Suffolk

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 20 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
Ipswich +7 1 £500 +33.33%
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) OSGi
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle