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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank - 60 55
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.83% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 4.92% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £438 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
94 122 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.80% 16.78% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 79
Average daily rate £375 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +82.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.22 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £46.00 £36.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) CMS Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Graduate
1 1 (25.00%) IT Graduate
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Trainee
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM