The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 33 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.42% 0.30% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.39% 1.33% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£494 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
WebSphere
Cambridgeshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
77 75 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.33% 22.80% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 47 48
Average daily rate £368 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Average hourly rate £46.00 £16.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.91% -18.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (44.44%) Middleware
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
4 3 (33.33%) EAI
4 3 (33.33%) webMethods
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SAP PI
5 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Talend
5 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) BEA
5 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (11.11%) SQL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) SAP PI
4 1 (11.11%) Java EE
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) EAI
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) webMethods
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Talend
3 2 (22.22%) BEA
3 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Alias