The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 20 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.93% 3.09% 5.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.56% 22.50% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -21.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
72 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.41% 13.75% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 37
Average daily rate £400 £300 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £145 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.35 £20.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.72% -49.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 25 (71.43%) IBM
2 18 (51.43%) SAP
2 18 (51.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 15 (42.86%) Web Services
4 12 (34.29%) XML
4 12 (34.29%) Java
4 12 (34.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (31.43%) Automotive
6 9 (25.71%) Migration
7 8 (22.86%) PLM
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (20.00%) UNIX
9 6 (17.14%) Windows
9 6 (17.14%) J2EE
9 6 (17.14%) ETL
9 6 (17.14%) Linux
9 6 (17.14%) Middleware
9 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
9 6 (17.14%) Data Mapping
9 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
9 6 (17.14%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
10 5 (14.29%) HTTP
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle
11 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
11 4 (11.43%) SQL
11 4 (11.43%) XML Schema
11 4 (11.43%) zOS
11 4 (11.43%) Spring
12 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.86%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) ENOVIA
2 1 (2.86%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.86%) JMeter
1 1 (2.86%) Maven
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (31.43%) Automotive
2 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Messaging Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Magento Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 15 (42.86%) Web Services
3 12 (34.29%) XML
3 12 (34.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (17.14%) Middleware
4 6 (17.14%) J2EE
5 4 (11.43%) XML Schema
5 4 (11.43%) Spring
6 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
6 3 (8.57%) CSS
7 2 (5.71%) JSP
7 2 (5.71%) J2SE
8 1 (2.86%) HTML
8 1 (2.86%) LAMP
8 1 (2.86%) XSD
8 1 (2.86%) TopLink
8 1 (2.86%) Java EE
8 1 (2.86%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) DataPower
2 1 (2.86%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) UNIX
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) zOS
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) MVS
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Migration
2 8 (22.86%) PLM
3 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
4 6 (17.14%) Data Mapping
4 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
4 6 (17.14%) ETL
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Validation
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) OOD
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.86%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.86%) Memory Management
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) REXX
3 1 (2.86%) JCL
3 1 (2.86%) Scala
3 1 (2.86%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) NFS
3 1 (2.86%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) IBM
2 18 (51.43%) SAP
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) webMethods
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) BMC
6 1 (2.86%) CA