The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 62 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.28% 0.50% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.76% 2.34% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Average daily rate
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£538 £508 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £508 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £508 £450
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 £41.25 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.86%
WebSphere
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
148 128 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.88% 21.33% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 76 80
Average daily rate £338 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £191 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 18
Average hourly rate £43.75 £16.38 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.17% +55.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.34 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £39.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Cambridge +7 8 £494 -2.70%
Huntingdon - - - -
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (41.67%) Middleware
4 5 (41.67%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) SAP
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) MQSeries
5 4 (33.33%) webMethods
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) SAP PI
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) EAI
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) SOA
7 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
7 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
7 2 (16.67%) BEA
7 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Ajax

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) SAP PI
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) Java EE
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) zOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) EAI
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) webMethods
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) BEA
4 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 2 (16.67%) Talend
5 1 (8.33%) Alias
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) HP