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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 55 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 39 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.85% 2.74% 2.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.94% 16.42% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 15
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £600 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -2.74%
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
261 201 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.09% 16.68% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 114 64
Average daily rate £390 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% -10.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £16.14 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.39 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -2 32 £388 -8.82% 1
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 27 (36.49%) Java
2 24 (32.43%) Finance
3 22 (29.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 21 (28.38%) Retail
5 15 (20.27%) DB2
6 13 (17.57%) Web Services
6 13 (17.57%) UNIX
6 13 (17.57%) E-Commerce
7 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
7 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (14.86%) HTML
8 11 (14.86%) CSS
8 11 (14.86%) Unit Testing
9 10 (13.51%) JSP
9 10 (13.51%) Linux
9 10 (13.51%) SQL
9 10 (13.51%) SOA
9 10 (13.51%) IBM
9 10 (13.51%) Spring
10 9 (12.16%) OO
10 9 (12.16%) Windows
11 8 (10.81%) J2EE
11 8 (10.81%) Remedy
11 8 (10.81%) Mainframe
11 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
12 7 (9.46%) QA
12 7 (9.46%) CA Wily
12 7 (9.46%) AIX
13 6 (8.11%) WebLogic
13 6 (8.11%) Eclipse

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 22 (29.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (8.11%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.11%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.41%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) Apache
4 3 (4.05%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Staffware
2 3 (4.05%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) SSL
2 3 (4.05%) Intranet
2 3 (4.05%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) X.500
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) DB2
2 2 (2.70%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.35%) Informix
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
1 6 (8.11%) Introscope
2 1 (1.35%) Maven
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Hudson
2 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 21 (28.38%) Retail
3 6 (8.11%) Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.70%) Automotive
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Developer
1 20 (27.03%) Analyst
2 12 (16.22%) Architect
3 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.81%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.46%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.46%) Junior
5 6 (8.11%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Applications Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Deployment Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Administrator
8 2 (2.70%) TIBCO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) Web Services
2 11 (14.86%) HTML
2 11 (14.86%) CSS
3 10 (13.51%) JSP
3 10 (13.51%) Spring
4 8 (10.81%) J2EE
5 6 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (8.11%) Middleware
6 5 (6.76%) Hibernate
6 5 (6.76%) Struts
6 5 (6.76%) DHTML
6 5 (6.76%) Ajax
7 4 (5.41%) Dojo
7 4 (5.41%) SOAP
8 3 (4.05%) JDBC
8 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (4.05%) JNDI
9 2 (2.70%) Java EE
9 2 (2.70%) RESTful
9 2 (2.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) IVR
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) HACMP
6 1 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) UNIX
2 10 (13.51%) Linux
3 9 (12.16%) Windows
4 7 (9.46%) AIX
5 3 (4.05%) zOS
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) E-Commerce
2 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.86%) Unit Testing
4 10 (13.51%) SOA
5 9 (12.16%) OO
6 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.11%) Project Management
7 6 (8.11%) Migration
7 6 (8.11%) Content Management
8 5 (6.76%) OOD
8 5 (6.76%) SEO
8 5 (6.76%) B2B
8 5 (6.76%) B2C
8 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.76%) System Testing
8 5 (6.76%) Time Management
8 5 (6.76%) Analytics
9 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.41%) Scrum
10 3 (4.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) Java
2 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.51%) SQL
4 3 (4.05%) Python
4 3 (4.05%) Jython
4 3 (4.05%) Korn
4 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.70%) COBOL
5 2 (2.70%) JCL
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
2 6 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) IBM
2 8 (10.81%) Remedy
3 6 (8.11%) CA
4 5 (6.76%) Google
4 5 (6.76%) Coremetrics
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle
4 5 (6.76%) PayPal
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.05%) ILOG
6 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.05%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.05%) SAP
7 2 (2.70%) Adobe
8 1 (1.35%) Sun
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix
8 1 (1.35%) Mashery
8 1 (1.35%) hybris