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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 71 76 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -35
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 30 15 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.82% 1.01% 3.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.32% 7.25% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £268 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
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
265 207 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.11% 13.94% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 92 85
Average daily rate £373 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 29
Average hourly rate £16.83 £13.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -51.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Derbyshire - 12 £400 -
Nottinghamshire -8 6 £400 +56.86% 2
Northamptonshire +2 4 £340 -29.16% 2
Leicestershire +3 2 £355 +9.23%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (41.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 20 (35.71%) Middleware
2 20 (35.71%) IBM
3 18 (32.14%) E-Commerce
3 18 (32.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (30.36%) SAP
5 15 (26.79%) Retail
5 15 (26.79%) DataPower
6 14 (25.00%) Oracle
7 12 (21.43%) SOA
7 12 (21.43%) Java
8 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.50%) HTTP
10 7 (12.50%) WSDL
10 7 (12.50%) EAI
10 7 (12.50%) DB2
10 7 (12.50%) HTML
10 7 (12.50%) XML
10 7 (12.50%) XSD
10 7 (12.50%) Quality Management
10 7 (12.50%) Firewall
10 7 (12.50%) QA
10 7 (12.50%) REST
11 6 (10.71%) Open Source
11 6 (10.71%) JSON
11 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
11 6 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (10.71%) ActiveMQ

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.71%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) HTTP
1 7 (12.50%) Firewall
2 6 (10.71%) HTTPS
2 6 (10.71%) DMZ
3 1 (1.79%) NAS
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) DB2
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) JUnit
1 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (26.79%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Architect
2 13 (23.21%) Integration Architect
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Consultant
4 8 (14.29%) Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Middleware Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.14%) QA Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) QA Leader
7 3 (5.36%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Support
7 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 20 (35.71%) Middleware
3 18 (32.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (12.50%) WSDL
4 7 (12.50%) HTML
4 7 (12.50%) XML
4 7 (12.50%) XSD
4 7 (12.50%) REST
5 6 (10.71%) JSON
5 6 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (10.71%) Web Services
5 6 (10.71%) .NET
5 6 (10.71%) JMS
6 1 (1.79%) J2EE
6 1 (1.79%) EJB
6 1 (1.79%) CSS
6 1 (1.79%) JSP
6 1 (1.79%) Servlets
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
6 1 (1.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) DataPower
2 6 (10.71%) Open Source
2 6 (10.71%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) iSeries
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.79%) IVR
5 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) AIX
2 3 (5.36%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) E-Commerce
2 12 (21.43%) SOA
3 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.50%) EAI
4 7 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (10.71%) ERP
6 5 (8.93%) UML
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Testing
8 3 (5.36%) CRM
8 3 (5.36%) Scrum
9 2 (3.57%) Test Management
9 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
10 1 (1.79%) DevOps
10 1 (1.79%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 1 (1.79%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) RPG
3 3 (5.36%) Prolog
4 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) COBOL
5 1 (1.79%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) IBM
2 17 (30.36%) SAP
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (10.71%) Software AG
5 5 (8.93%) Intel
6 3 (5.36%) Kronos
7 2 (3.57%) hybris
8 1 (1.79%) Tableau
8 1 (1.79%) F5
8 1 (1.79%) Sun
8 1 (1.79%) VMware
8 1 (1.79%) ATG