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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 39 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 52 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.95% 2.46% 3.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.21% 17.86% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £510 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £409 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
224 140 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.03% 13.77% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 64 69
Average daily rate £350 £362 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% +9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Average hourly rate £16.14 £19.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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 28 July 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 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 44 £400 -5.88% 1
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (45.65%) Java
2 40 (43.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 37 (40.22%) Web Services
4 31 (33.70%) J2EE
5 30 (32.61%) IBM
6 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
7 26 (28.26%) SOAP
8 25 (27.17%) UNIX
8 25 (27.17%) HTML
8 25 (27.17%) Finance
9 23 (25.00%) Windows
10 22 (23.91%) LDAP
11 21 (22.83%) Linux
12 19 (20.65%) Change Management
13 17 (18.48%) Banking
13 17 (18.48%) Retail
14 16 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
15 15 (16.30%) DTS
16 14 (15.22%) E-Commerce
16 14 (15.22%) Oracle
16 14 (15.22%) SQL
17 12 (13.04%) Spring
17 12 (13.04%) JSP
18 11 (11.96%) CSS
18 11 (11.96%) Dojo
19 10 (10.87%) DB2
19 10 (10.87%) XML
19 10 (10.87%) OO
19 10 (10.87%) JBoss
19 10 (10.87%) N-Tier

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (43.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (8.70%) Apache
2 8 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (8.70%) Liferay
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.26%) CMS
4 3 (3.26%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.09%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Staffware
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.91%) LDAP
2 9 (9.78%) HTTP
3 8 (8.70%) Intranet
3 8 (8.70%) Internet
4 6 (6.52%) SSL
5 5 (5.43%) Firewall
6 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) DTS
2 10 (10.87%) DB2
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Eclipse
1 9 (9.78%) Introscope
2 1 (1.09%) MyEclipse
2 1 (1.09%) Ant
2 1 (1.09%) Rational Rose
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Banking
2 17 (18.48%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.35%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.26%) Legal
6 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.17%) Front Office
7 1 (1.09%) Automotive
7 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Architect
2 22 (23.91%) Analyst
3 18 (19.57%) Developer
4 17 (18.48%) Deployment Analyst
5 13 (14.13%) Administrator
5 13 (14.13%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Technical Architect
6 10 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.52%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.43%) WebSphere Administrator
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.26%) WebSphere Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Consultant
10 2 (2.17%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.17%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Developer
10 2 (2.17%) E-Commerce Manager
10 2 (2.17%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.17%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.22%) Web Services
2 31 (33.70%) J2EE
3 26 (28.26%) SOAP
4 25 (27.17%) HTML
5 16 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (13.04%) JSP
6 12 (13.04%) Spring
7 11 (11.96%) Dojo
7 11 (11.96%) CSS
8 10 (10.87%) XML
9 8 (8.70%) JDBC
9 8 (8.70%) Worklight
10 7 (7.61%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.61%) XSLT
11 5 (5.43%) Struts
11 5 (5.43%) JNDI
12 4 (4.35%) WebCenter
12 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 4 (4.35%) Middleware
13 3 (3.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) N-Tier
2 9 (9.78%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.43%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) PMI
4 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) iPhone
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) UNIX
2 23 (25.00%) Windows
3 21 (22.83%) Linux
4 5 (5.43%) AIX
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.17%) Android
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.17%) zOS
7 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) Change Management
2 14 (15.22%) E-Commerce
3 10 (10.87%) OO
4 8 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.52%) Migration
6 6 (6.52%) Scrum
6 6 (6.52%) Content Management
7 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.43%) High Availability
8 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.26%) SOA
9 3 (3.26%) Time Management
10 2 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.17%) Project Management
10 2 (2.17%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.65%) Java
2 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.22%) SQL
4 10 (10.87%) Objective-C
5 5 (5.43%) Jython
5 5 (5.43%) Korn
5 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.43%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) Perl
6 1 (1.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) CA Wily
2 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.26%) Netcool
2 3 (3.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) IBM
2 14 (15.22%) Oracle
3 10 (10.87%) JBoss
4 6 (6.52%) FatWire
5 5 (5.43%) Remedy
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.17%) ILOG
6 2 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (1.09%) Business Objects