WebSphere Contracts

IBM WebSphere
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies requiring WebSphere skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that cited WebSphere over the 6 months leading up to 16 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 539 568 533
Rank change year-on-year +29 -35 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 45 129 335
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.03% 2.16% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 78 213
10th Percentile £389 £414 £450
25th Percentile £440 £500 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +12.75%
75th Percentile £638 £623 £638
90th Percentile £738 £653 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £575 £575
% change year-on-year -23.48% - +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £66.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 -

All Application Platform Skills
UK

WebSphere falls under the Application Platforms category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies requiring application platform skills.

Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4,358 5,965 10,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.98% 10.74% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,043 4,178 7,543
10th Percentile £263 £263 £275
25th Percentile £363 £400 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £511 £520
Median % change year-on-year -2.15% -1.73% +9.47%
75th Percentile £615 £638 £625
90th Percentile £775 £750 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 145 206
10th Percentile £13.50 £16.25 £13.41
25th Percentile £16.00 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate £31.71 £52.50 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year -39.60% +128.26% +15.00%
75th Percentile £51.91 £66.00 £54.00
90th Percentile £73.60 £78.00 £75.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £48.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -37.29% +162.16% -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WebSphere over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

Daily rate histogram for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere.

Hourly rate trend for WebSphere in the UK

WebSphere
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the UK over the 6 months to 16 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +23 33 £600 +9.09% 9
Work from Home +73 26 £550 - 3
London +48 26 £600 +9.09% 6
UK excluding London +11 10 £440 -23.48% 4
Scotland +44 5 £440 -9.74% 1
South East +16 2 £380 -30.91% 2
Yorkshire +14 2 £725 - 1
North of England +13 2 £725 +17.89% 1
Midlands +17 1 £550 +66.67%
East Midlands - 1 £550 -

WebSphere
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (28.89%) WebLogic
3 8 (17.78%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (11.11%) IIS
6 3 (6.67%) Apache
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (4.44%) FileNet
7 2 (4.44%) JBoss
8 1 (2.22%) Ethereum
8 1 (2.22%) MetaMask
8 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Entra ID
4 1 (2.22%) GitHub
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Purview
4 1 (2.22%) npm
4 1 (2.22%) OCI
4 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) HTTP
1 8 (17.78%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) IPsec
2 1 (2.22%) NAS
2 1 (2.22%) S/MIME
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) DB2
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) IBM UrbanCode
2 4 (8.89%) Git
3 3 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 3 (6.67%) Katalon Studio
3 3 (6.67%) Selenium
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.22%) Ant
5 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.22%) Gradle
5 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) JMeter
5 1 (2.22%) Mockito
5 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) Banking
2 13 (28.89%) Social Skills
3 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Senior
3 7 (15.56%) Senior Middleware Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) WebSphere Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
4 6 (13.33%) Server Specialist
4 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Lead
5 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) CyberArk Architect
7 2 (4.44%) FileNet Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Middleware
2 12 (26.67%) J2EE
3 11 (24.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (17.78%) Web Services
5 5 (11.11%) SOAP
6 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.89%) jQuery
6 4 (8.89%) Kafka
6 4 (8.89%) Spring
6 4 (8.89%) Spring Boot
7 3 (6.67%) EJB
7 3 (6.67%) REST
7 3 (6.67%) RESTful
7 3 (6.67%) Struts
7 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (4.44%) CSS
8 2 (4.44%) HTML
8 2 (4.44%) JSP
8 2 (4.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) DataPower
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) AIX
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (15.56%) Service Management
4 6 (13.33%) Agile
4 6 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (13.33%) DevOps
4 6 (13.33%) Migration
4 6 (13.33%) Workflow
5 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.89%) Customer Service
7 3 (6.67%) Batch Processing
7 3 (6.67%) High Availability
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) Roadmaps
7 3 (6.67%) SDLC
7 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.44%) VBScript
6 1 (2.22%) Bash
6 1 (2.22%) Groovy
6 1 (2.22%) JCL
6 1 (2.22%) PL/1
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) REXX
6 1 (2.22%) Solidity
6 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CISSP
3 2 (4.44%) SANS
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GRC
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.22%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Control-M
2 1 (2.22%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (2.22%) Podman
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.22%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) IBM
2 15 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Micro Focus
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) CyberArk
4 2 (4.44%) Dynatrace
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) BMC
5 1 (2.22%) CA
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) VMware