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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 41 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 46 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.62% 3.26% 2.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.17% 16.39% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £430 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £620 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.38 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +43.28%
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
240 238 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.87% 19.92% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 100 101
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 9
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.35 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +13.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -7 30 £325 -33.33% 1
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (33.82%) UNIX
2 22 (32.35%) Java
3 20 (29.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (26.47%) Finance
5 16 (23.53%) Oracle
6 15 (22.06%) IBM
7 14 (20.59%) Retail
7 14 (20.59%) Windows
8 13 (19.12%) HTML
8 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
9 12 (17.65%) DB2
9 12 (17.65%) JSP
9 12 (17.65%) Middleware
10 11 (16.18%) Web Services
10 11 (16.18%) J2EE
11 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
11 10 (14.71%) Banking
11 10 (14.71%) Spring
12 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (13.24%) SQL
12 9 (13.24%) AIX
12 9 (13.24%) Analytics
12 9 (13.24%) QA
13 8 (11.76%) ETL
14 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
14 7 (10.29%) Linux
14 7 (10.29%) CSS
14 7 (10.29%) Mainframe
14 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (10.29%) BPEL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (29.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (10.29%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.88%) JBoss
3 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.47%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Staffware
1 3 (4.41%) assyst
2 2 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (2.94%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.35%) HTTP
3 4 (5.88%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.88%) SSL
4 2 (2.94%) X.500
4 2 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) DB2
2 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.88%) MySQL
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Introscope
2 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.94%) Toad
3 2 (2.94%) ProC
3 2 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) PVCS
4 1 (1.47%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) Hudson
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Retail
3 10 (14.71%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.41%) Automotive
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) Architect
3 9 (13.24%) Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Technical Architect
4 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.29%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.94%) Digital Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.94%) TIBCO Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) TIBCO Support
9 2 (2.94%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) HTML
2 12 (17.65%) JSP
2 12 (17.65%) Middleware
3 11 (16.18%) Web Services
3 11 (16.18%) J2EE
4 10 (14.71%) Spring
5 7 (10.29%) CSS
6 6 (8.82%) SOAP
6 6 (8.82%) Struts
6 6 (8.82%) XML
6 6 (8.82%) Java EE
6 6 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (7.35%) HTML5
7 5 (7.35%) Hibernate
7 5 (7.35%) JDBC
8 4 (5.88%) JNDI
8 4 (5.88%) Ajax
9 3 (4.41%) Dojo
9 3 (4.41%) SAML
10 2 (2.94%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Mainframe
1 7 (10.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (7.35%) Clustering
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.47%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) UNIX
2 14 (20.59%) Windows
3 9 (13.24%) AIX
4 7 (10.29%) Linux
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
2 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.24%) Analytics
3 8 (11.76%) ETL
4 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.29%) Business Analytics
4 7 (10.29%) BPEL
5 6 (8.82%) SOA
6 5 (7.35%) OO
6 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.35%) Time Management
6 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.88%) High Availability
7 4 (5.88%) Six Sigma
8 3 (4.41%) Scrum
8 3 (4.41%) EAI
8 3 (4.41%) UML
8 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) Java
2 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.24%) SQL
4 5 (7.35%) Python
4 5 (7.35%) Jython
5 4 (5.88%) Korn
5 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.41%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) C
8 1 (1.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle
2 15 (22.06%) IBM
3 5 (7.35%) Remedy
4 4 (5.88%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.41%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) Cognos
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.94%) Adobe
6 2 (2.94%) Lotus
6 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.94%) Google
6 2 (2.94%) Coremetrics
6 2 (2.94%) PayPal