The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 607 568
Rank change year-on-year +39 -39  
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 37 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.080% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 25
Median daily rate £475 £428 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £381 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

WebSphere Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured WebSphere Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Developer in the UK

WebSphere Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Developer in the UK

WebSphere Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Developer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Developer in the UK

WebSphere Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Developer in the UK

WebSphere Developer
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 37 £475 +15.15% 4
London +33 20 £490 +13.95% 3
East of England - 10 £413 - 1
Watford - 7 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £450 -
South West - 5 £425 -
Plymouth - 4 £425 -
Devon - 4 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £365 - 1
South East - 2 £475 -
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £425 -
Dunstable - 1 £365 -
Bromley - 1 £550 -

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, WebSphere Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring WebSphere Developer in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 48 (72.73%) Java
3 41 (62.12%) XML
4 36 (54.55%) IBM
5 29 (43.94%) Web Services
6 27 (40.91%) Unix
6 27 (40.91%) IBM Integration Bus
7 26 (39.39%) SQL
8 25 (37.88%) SOAP
8 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (37.88%) JSON
9 23 (34.85%) XSLT
9 23 (34.85%) Linux
10 22 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
11 21 (31.82%) Spring
12 20 (30.30%) Oracle
13 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
14 17 (25.76%) TDD
14 17 (25.76%) Finance
15 16 (24.24%) E-Commerce
15 16 (24.24%) REST
16 15 (22.73%) Spring Security
16 15 (22.73%) HTML
16 15 (22.73%) .NET
17 14 (21.21%) Apache
17 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
17 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
17 14 (21.21%) RESTful
18 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
18 13 (19.70%) JDBC

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 66 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (21.21%) Apache
2 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
3 9 (13.64%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (10.61%) MQSeries
5 6 (9.09%) CMS
5 6 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.52%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (1.52%) CICS
8 1 (1.52%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.52%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 1 (1.52%) JBoss
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (6.06%) SAP HCM
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Boomi
1 4 (6.06%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) HTTP
2 4 (6.06%) LDAP
3 3 (4.55%) FTP
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) Intranet
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) MySQL
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) DB2
3 2 (3.03%) Big Data
3 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.18%) Subversion
3 11 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 10 (15.15%) JUnit
5 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
6 6 (9.09%) Mockito
7 2 (3.03%) Ant
7 2 (3.03%) Maven
7 2 (3.03%) Selenium
7 2 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.52%) Introscope
8 1 (1.52%) JMeter
8 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.52%) Log4j
8 1 (1.52%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (62.12%) XML
2 29 (43.94%) Web Services
3 27 (40.91%) IBM Integration Bus
4 25 (37.88%) JSON
4 25 (37.88%) SOAP
5 23 (34.85%) XSLT
6 22 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 21 (31.82%) Spring
8 16 (24.24%) REST
9 15 (22.73%) .NET
9 15 (22.73%) HTML
9 15 (22.73%) Spring Security
10 14 (21.21%) RESTful
11 13 (19.70%) JDBC
12 12 (18.18%) CSS
12 12 (18.18%) Hibernate
12 12 (18.18%) XSD
13 9 (13.64%) HTML5
13 9 (13.64%) Spring Boot
14 8 (12.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) DataPower
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.55%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Equities
5 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Unix
2 23 (34.85%) Linux
3 12 (18.18%) HPUX
3 12 (18.18%) Solaris
4 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.55%) AIX
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.52%) MVS
7 1 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) TDD
3 16 (24.24%) E-Commerce
4 13 (19.70%) Mentoring
5 12 (18.18%) Coaching
6 9 (13.64%) OO
7 8 (12.12%) Open Source
8 7 (10.61%) DevOps
8 7 (10.61%) RAD
9 6 (9.09%) API Development
9 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.09%) Content Management
9 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Web Development
10 5 (7.58%) Release Management
11 4 (6.06%) High Availability
11 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.06%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (72.73%) Java
2 26 (39.39%) SQL
3 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.58%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.06%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) Jython
7 2 (3.03%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) XPath
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) DCL
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 5 (7.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.52%) Ansible
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) IBM
2 20 (30.30%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Dell
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) ATG
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.03%) Serena
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (1.52%) OpenText
5 1 (1.52%) Pega
5 1 (1.52%) Sybase
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