The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Croydon region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 15 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.16% 3.23% 5.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% 16.67% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£570 £549 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £409 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.42% 19.35% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 13
Average daily rate £440 £301 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.17% -34.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £211 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £550 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

WebSphere
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Introscope
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) CA