The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 46 46 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 37 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.08% 2.28% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.68% 10.86% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 8
Average daily rate £475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £265 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
236 175 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.67% 20.98% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 98 98
Average daily rate £365 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £120 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 33 £550 +22.22% 3
High Wycombe - 3 £475 - 1
Marlow - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (50.75%) Web Services
2 31 (46.27%) Java
3 28 (41.79%) SOAP
4 27 (40.30%) J2EE
5 24 (35.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (35.82%) Windows
5 24 (35.82%) LDAP
6 23 (34.33%) UNIX
7 22 (32.84%) Linux
8 18 (26.87%) Oracle
9 17 (25.37%) Change Management
10 16 (23.88%) DTS
10 16 (23.88%) IBM
11 15 (22.39%) Banking
12 10 (14.93%) Retail
13 9 (13.43%) Middleware
13 9 (13.43%) SQL
14 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
14 8 (11.94%) HTML
14 8 (11.94%) SLA
14 8 (11.94%) Remedy
14 8 (11.94%) Finance
15 7 (10.45%) Migration
15 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
15 7 (10.45%) SOA
15 7 (10.45%) Problem Management
16 6 (8.96%) JSP
16 6 (8.96%) WebSphere MQ
17 5 (7.46%) CMS
17 5 (7.46%) JDBC

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (35.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (7.46%) CMS
3 3 (4.48%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.48%) Liferay
4 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.49%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.49%) Documentum
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.49%) WordPress
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (1.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Project
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.99%) SAP CRM
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.82%) LDAP
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.99%) Intranet
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) SSL
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) DTS
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) DB2
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Introscope
2 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 15 (22.39%) Banking
2 10 (14.93%) Retail
3 8 (11.94%) Finance
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Deployment Analyst
3 16 (23.88%) Architect
4 14 (20.90%) Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (11.94%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Junior
9 2 (2.99%) Junior Project Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Solutions Consultant
10 1 (1.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Administrator
10 1 (1.49%) Java Consultant
10 1 (1.49%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.49%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.75%) Web Services
2 28 (41.79%) SOAP
3 27 (40.30%) J2EE
4 9 (13.43%) Middleware
5 8 (11.94%) HTML
6 6 (8.96%) JSP
6 6 (8.96%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (7.46%) JDBC
7 5 (7.46%) XML
7 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (5.97%) Spring
8 4 (5.97%) Ajax
9 3 (4.48%) .NET
9 3 (4.48%) CSS
9 3 (4.48%) Worklight
9 3 (4.48%) jQuery
9 3 (4.48%) Dojo
9 3 (4.48%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (2.99%) Struts
10 2 (2.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) N-Tier
1 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
1 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) Life Science
3 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.49%) FMCG
3 1 (1.49%) iPhone
3 1 (1.49%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Windows
2 23 (34.33%) UNIX
3 22 (32.84%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) AIX
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Change Management
2 7 (10.45%) Migration
2 7 (10.45%) SOA
2 7 (10.45%) Problem Management
3 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
3 4 (5.97%) EAI
3 4 (5.97%) Scrum
3 4 (5.97%) Content Management
4 3 (4.48%) MVC
4 3 (4.48%) CRM
4 3 (4.48%) UML
5 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.99%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (2.99%) OO
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.99%) Project Management
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (2.99%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) Java
2 9 (13.43%) SQL
3 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.99%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) Korn
6 1 (1.49%) Jython
6 1 (1.49%) PHP
6 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Dublin Core
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Oracle
2 16 (23.88%) IBM
3 8 (11.94%) Remedy
4 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.97%) SAP
6 3 (4.48%) FatWire
6 3 (4.48%) webMethods
6 3 (4.48%) Siebel
7 2 (2.99%) JBoss
7 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.49%) Adobe
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat