The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 46 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 34 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.85% 2.20% 3.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.50% 17.65% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -29.55%
WebSphere
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
206 136 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.27% 12.49% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 64 81
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £16.14 £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.14% +61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Buckinghamshire region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 26 £425 -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 38 (48.10%) Java
2 35 (44.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 29 (36.71%) Web Services
4 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.91%) J2EE
4 26 (32.91%) Finance
5 25 (31.65%) HTML
6 23 (29.11%) IBM
7 21 (26.58%) UNIX
8 19 (24.05%) Windows
9 18 (22.78%) SOAP
10 17 (21.52%) Linux
10 17 (21.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 16 (20.25%) LDAP
12 15 (18.99%) Change Management
13 14 (17.72%) Banking
14 13 (16.46%) Retail
14 13 (16.46%) Spring
14 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
15 12 (15.19%) JSP
15 12 (15.19%) Oracle
15 12 (15.19%) SQL
16 11 (13.92%) CSS
16 11 (13.92%) DTS
17 10 (12.66%) DB2
17 10 (12.66%) Dojo
18 9 (11.39%) CA Wily
18 9 (11.39%) XML
18 9 (11.39%) OO
18 9 (11.39%) JBoss

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (44.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (10.13%) Apache
2 8 (10.13%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (10.13%) Liferay
3 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.27%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) LDAP
2 9 (11.39%) HTTP
3 8 (10.13%) Intranet
3 8 (10.13%) Internet
4 6 (7.59%) SSL
5 5 (6.33%) Firewall
6 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) DTS
2 10 (12.66%) DB2
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Introscope
2 8 (10.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.27%) MyEclipse
3 1 (1.27%) Ant
3 1 (1.27%) Rational Rose
General
1 26 (32.91%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Banking
3 13 (16.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.80%) Legal
5 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.53%) Front Office
6 2 (2.53%) Automotive
6 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Architect
1 20 (25.32%) Analyst
2 17 (21.52%) Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Deployment Analyst
4 13 (16.46%) Administrator
5 11 (13.92%) Java Developer
6 10 (12.66%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (11.39%) Technical Architect
8 8 (10.13%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.33%) WebSphere Administrator
10 4 (5.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Technical Specialist
11 2 (2.53%) Applications Architect
11 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce Project Manager
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Network Architect
11 2 (2.53%) Business Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.71%) Web Services
2 26 (32.91%) J2EE
3 25 (31.65%) HTML
4 18 (22.78%) SOAP
5 17 (21.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (16.46%) Spring
7 12 (15.19%) JSP
8 11 (13.92%) CSS
9 10 (12.66%) Dojo
10 9 (11.39%) XML
11 7 (8.86%) XSLT
11 7 (8.86%) JDBC
11 7 (8.86%) Hibernate
12 6 (7.59%) Worklight
13 5 (6.33%) JNDI
13 5 (6.33%) Struts
14 4 (5.06%) WebCenter
15 3 (3.80%) jQuery
15 3 (3.80%) Middleware
16 2 (2.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) N-Tier
2 8 (10.13%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.33%) Clustering
4 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.53%) PMI
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) UNIX
2 19 (24.05%) Windows
3 17 (21.52%) Linux
4 5 (6.33%) AIX
5 3 (3.80%) zOS
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) Android
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Change Management
2 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
3 9 (11.39%) OO
4 8 (10.13%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.13%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.59%) Content Management
7 5 (6.33%) High Availability
8 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.80%) Time Management
9 3 (3.80%) Scrum
9 3 (3.80%) Migration
9 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.53%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.53%) SOA
10 2 (2.53%) Project Management
10 2 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.53%) Analytics
10 2 (2.53%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.10%) Java
2 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.19%) SQL
4 9 (11.39%) Objective-C
5 5 (6.33%) Jython
5 5 (6.33%) Korn
5 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.33%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) Perl
6 1 (1.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) CA Wily
2 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.80%) Netcool
2 3 (3.80%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) IBM
2 12 (15.19%) Oracle
3 9 (11.39%) JBoss
4 6 (7.59%) FatWire
5 3 (3.80%) ILOG
6 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) Remedy
7 1 (1.27%) Lotus
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.27%) Informatica
7 1 (1.27%) Cognos
7 1 (1.27%) Business Objects