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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 54 68 89
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 43 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.69% 2.05% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.46% 12.20% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 6
Average daily rate £400 £413 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £578 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -4.76%
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
221 295 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.82% 16.83% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 173 95
Average daily rate £325 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £225 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £48.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 27 £425 +6.25% 2
Derbyshire +4 9 £410 +2.50%
Northamptonshire +9 4 £400 +17.64%
Leicestershire +2 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 29 (42.65%) IBM Integration Bus
2 28 (41.18%) Middleware
3 23 (33.82%) IBM
4 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (29.41%) webMethods
6 19 (27.94%) Oracle
7 18 (26.47%) Java
8 17 (25.00%) Apigee
9 15 (22.06%) Intel
10 14 (20.59%) J2EE
10 14 (20.59%) SOA
11 13 (19.12%) DataPower
12 12 (17.65%) ITIL
12 12 (17.65%) Windows
12 12 (17.65%) DB2
13 11 (16.18%) JSP
13 11 (16.18%) Linux
13 11 (16.18%) Unix
13 11 (16.18%) TOGAF
13 11 (16.18%) Spring
14 10 (14.71%) Retail
14 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (14.71%) Change Management
14 10 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
16 8 (11.76%) Sun
16 8 (11.76%) AIX
16 8 (11.76%) Solaris
16 8 (11.76%) Project Planning
17 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.88%) AquaLogic
3 4 (5.88%) MQSeries
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (5.88%) Tuxedo
4 3 (4.41%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.47%) CoreMedia CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) HTTP
2 4 (5.88%) SAN
2 4 (5.88%) SSL
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) DB2
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) DataStage
4 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.47%) Lombardi
General
1 10 (14.71%) Retail
2 7 (10.29%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Architect
2 16 (23.53%) Analyst
2 16 (23.53%) Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (19.12%) Middleware Specialist
5 11 (16.18%) WebSphere Architect
5 11 (16.18%) WebSphere Specialist
6 10 (14.71%) Integration Specialist
6 10 (14.71%) WebSphere Developer
7 9 (13.24%) Integration Architect
8 8 (11.76%) Integration Developer
8 8 (11.76%) Middleware Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (7.35%) webMethods Architect
10 5 (7.35%) webMethods Developer
10 5 (7.35%) webMethods Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) IBM Integration Bus
2 28 (41.18%) Middleware
3 14 (20.59%) J2EE
4 11 (16.18%) JSP
4 11 (16.18%) Spring
5 7 (10.29%) XML
6 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
6 6 (8.82%) jQuery
6 6 (8.82%) SOAP
6 6 (8.82%) Web Services
6 6 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.35%) HTML
7 5 (7.35%) JPA
7 5 (7.35%) XSLT
8 4 (5.88%) RESTful
9 1 (1.47%) HTML5
9 1 (1.47%) Java EE
9 1 (1.47%) REST
9 1 (1.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) DataPower
2 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) AS400
3 6 (8.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (8.82%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Linux
2 11 (16.18%) Unix
3 8 (11.76%) AIX
3 8 (11.76%) Solaris
4 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.88%) OS/390
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) SOA
3 12 (17.65%) ITIL
4 11 (16.18%) TOGAF
5 10 (14.71%) Change Management
5 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.76%) Project Planning
8 6 (8.82%) ArchiMate
8 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
8 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.88%) ETL
9 4 (5.88%) Network Architecture
9 4 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.88%) Security Management
9 4 (5.88%) Service Management
9 4 (5.88%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) Java
2 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.35%) C
4 4 (5.88%) C++
4 4 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.94%) SQL
6 1 (1.47%) COBOL
6 1 (1.47%) XPath
6 1 (1.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.94%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Control-M
2 4 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (5.88%) Foglight
2 4 (5.88%) nmon
2 4 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) IBM
2 20 (29.41%) webMethods
3 19 (27.94%) Oracle
4 17 (25.00%) Apigee
5 15 (22.06%) Intel
6 8 (11.76%) Sun
7 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.35%) Software AG
7 5 (7.35%) VMware
8 4 (5.88%) Axway
8 4 (5.88%) Citrix
8 4 (5.88%) EMC
8 4 (5.88%) Fujitsu
8 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.41%) Talend
10 2 (2.94%) SAP
11 1 (1.47%) ATG
11 1 (1.47%) Demandware
11 1 (1.47%) hybris