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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 30 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.10% 2.08% 3.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.64% 15.79% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £492 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -4.47%
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%
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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
44 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.38% 13.19% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 12
Average daily rate £350 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +27.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £395 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.52 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.03% +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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
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 24 December 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 19 (67.86%) IBM
2 13 (46.43%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 12 (42.86%) XML
4 11 (39.29%) SAP
5 9 (32.14%) Web Services
5 9 (32.14%) Manufacturing
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle
7 7 (25.00%) UNIX
8 6 (21.43%) Middleware
8 6 (21.43%) Windows
8 6 (21.43%) J2EE
9 5 (17.86%) XML Schema
9 5 (17.86%) Linux
9 5 (17.86%) HTTP
9 5 (17.86%) Automotive
9 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
10 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (14.29%) TDD
10 4 (14.29%) Spring
10 4 (14.29%) Maven
10 4 (14.29%) Java EE
10 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (10.71%) Memory Management
11 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) ENOVIA
2 1 (3.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Maven
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 9 (32.14%) Manufacturing
2 5 (17.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Messaging Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 12 (42.86%) XML
3 9 (32.14%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) J2EE
4 6 (21.43%) Middleware
5 5 (17.86%) XML Schema
5 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (14.29%) Spring
6 4 (14.29%) Java EE
6 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) XSD
8 1 (3.57%) JMS
8 1 (3.57%) HTML
8 1 (3.57%) EJB
8 1 (3.57%) CSS
8 1 (3.57%) JSP
8 1 (3.57%) Servlets
8 1 (3.57%) TopLink
8 1 (3.57%) LAMP
8 1 (3.57%) JAXP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) UNIX
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 3 (10.71%) zOS
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) TDD
2 3 (10.71%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (10.71%) OO
2 3 (10.71%) Memory Management
2 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
2 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (10.71%) Low Latency
3 2 (7.14%) Validation
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 2 (7.14%) SOA
3 2 (7.14%) PLM
4 1 (3.57%) AOP
4 1 (3.57%) B2B
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) NFS
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) IBM
2 11 (39.29%) SAP
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) webMethods
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft