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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 21 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 20 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.85% 3.92% 4.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.77% 25.00% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
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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
65 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.01% 15.69% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 21
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £145 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

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 23 October 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 19 (54.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 17 (48.57%) SAP
4 13 (37.14%) Web Services
4 13 (37.14%) XML
4 13 (37.14%) Java
5 12 (34.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (28.57%) Automotive
7 9 (25.71%) Manufacturing
8 8 (22.86%) Migration
8 8 (22.86%) UNIX
9 7 (20.00%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) Oracle
9 7 (20.00%) PLM
9 7 (20.00%) Middleware
9 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (17.14%) J2EE
10 6 (17.14%) Windows
10 6 (17.14%) Linux
11 5 (14.29%) ETL
11 5 (14.29%) HTTP
11 5 (14.29%) XML Schema
11 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
11 5 (14.29%) Data Mapping
11 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
11 5 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (8.57%) Java EE
12 3 (8.57%) Spring
12 3 (8.57%) Maven
12 3 (8.57%) TDD

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
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
2 2 (5.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Maven
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) JMeter
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.86%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
General
1 10 (28.57%) Automotive
2 9 (25.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Integration Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Business Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Middleware Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 13 (37.14%) Web Services
2 13 (37.14%) XML
3 12 (34.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (20.00%) Middleware
5 6 (17.14%) J2EE
6 5 (14.29%) XML Schema
7 3 (8.57%) Java EE
7 3 (8.57%) Spring
7 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.71%) XSD
9 1 (2.86%) JPA
9 1 (2.86%) SAP PI
9 1 (2.86%) JAX-WS
9 1 (2.86%) HTML
9 1 (2.86%) EJB
9 1 (2.86%) CSS
9 1 (2.86%) JSP
9 1 (2.86%) Servlets
9 1 (2.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) UNIX
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.57%) zOS
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) PLM
2 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (14.29%) ETL
3 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.57%) TDD
4 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) Low Latency
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Memory Management
6 1 (2.86%) AOP
6 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) NFS
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) IBM
2 17 (48.57%) SAP
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) webMethods
5 2 (5.71%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft