The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 67 82 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 26 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.66% 0.95% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.06% 7.18% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 7
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£425 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £362 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £460 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +71.42%
WebSphere
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 East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
235 195 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.02% 13.25% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 96 84
Average daily rate £350 £180 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £105 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 19
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +3 19 £425 -2.85% 4
Leicestershire +7 3 - -
Northamptonshire -11 2 - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 27 (43.55%) Retail
2 24 (38.71%) IBM
3 23 (37.10%) E-Commerce
4 16 (25.81%) SAP
4 16 (25.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (24.19%) Middleware
6 14 (22.58%) HTTP
7 13 (20.97%) SOA
7 13 (20.97%) DB2
8 12 (19.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (17.74%) Clustering
10 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (16.13%) Web Services
10 10 (16.13%) Java
11 9 (14.52%) Oracle
11 9 (14.52%) XML
11 9 (14.52%) WSDL
12 8 (12.90%) Finance
12 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (12.90%) REST
13 7 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (11.29%) QA
13 7 (11.29%) Quality Management
13 7 (11.29%) Firewall
13 7 (11.29%) XSD
13 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
14 6 (9.68%) .NET
14 6 (9.68%) HTML
14 6 (9.68%) JMS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (9.68%) NetWeaver
2 5 (8.06%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (8.06%) Apache Solr
3 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) CICS
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) HTTP
2 7 (11.29%) Firewall
3 6 (9.68%) DMZ
3 6 (9.68%) HTTPS
3 6 (9.68%) SSL
4 2 (3.23%) SAN
4 2 (3.23%) NAS
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) DB2
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) Adabas
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) RequisitePro
2 2 (3.23%) Introscope
2 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 27 (43.55%) Retail
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Architect
3 13 (20.97%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Integration Architect
4 8 (12.90%) Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (6.45%) QA Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) QA Leader
8 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 15 (24.19%) Middleware
3 12 (19.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (16.13%) Web Services
5 9 (14.52%) XML
5 9 (14.52%) WSDL
6 8 (12.90%) REST
7 7 (11.29%) XSD
8 6 (9.68%) JMS
8 6 (9.68%) HTML
8 6 (9.68%) .NET
8 6 (9.68%) JSON
8 6 (9.68%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (4.84%) SOAP
10 2 (3.23%) XSLT
11 1 (1.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Clustering
2 6 (9.68%) Open Source
3 5 (8.06%) DataPower
4 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) User Experience
6 2 (3.23%) VSAM
7 1 (1.61%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.61%) DTV
7 1 (1.61%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) UNIX
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) E-Commerce
2 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) SOA
4 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (11.29%) Quality Management
7 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.06%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.45%) Use Case
10 3 (4.84%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.84%) Agile Testing
10 3 (4.84%) Scrum
10 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.23%) ITIL
11 2 (3.23%) UML
11 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) Java
2 5 (8.06%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) NATURAL
3 2 (3.23%) JCL
3 2 (3.23%) COBOL
4 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) CA Endevor
1 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (3.23%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) IBM
2 16 (25.81%) SAP
3 9 (14.52%) Oracle
4 6 (9.68%) Software AG
5 5 (8.06%) Intel
6 3 (4.84%) TSYS
7 2 (3.23%) CA
7 2 (3.23%) VMware
7 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.61%) hybris
8 1 (1.61%) Sun
8 1 (1.61%) F5
8 1 (1.61%) Tableau
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