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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 61 91 56
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -35
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 31 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.93% 0.56% 2.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.92% 3.85% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 23
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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
284 234 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.68% 14.65% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 136 107
Average daily rate £350 £205 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% -36.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £110 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 20
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.38 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.56% -6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.27 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £122.80 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Leicestershire +24 13 £340 -32.00%
Nottinghamshire +9 8 £295 -9.23%
Northamptonshire -13 5 £523 -9.13% 1
Derbyshire - 2 £425 - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 38 (53.52%) IBM
2 30 (42.25%) Retail
3 27 (38.03%) E-Commerce
4 18 (25.35%) SAP
5 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (19.72%) DB2
6 14 (19.72%) Java
7 13 (18.31%) Middleware
7 13 (18.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 12 (16.90%) SOA
8 12 (16.90%) HTTP
9 11 (15.49%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (15.49%) Oracle
9 11 (15.49%) Finance
10 9 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (12.68%) Use Case
11 8 (11.27%) Clustering
11 8 (11.27%) SQL
11 8 (11.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (11.27%) Web Services
11 8 (11.27%) Linux
11 8 (11.27%) UML
12 7 (9.86%) UNIX
12 7 (9.86%) XML
12 7 (9.86%) WSDL
12 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (8.45%) REST
13 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
13 6 (8.45%) SSL
13 6 (8.45%) WebLogic

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (11.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (8.45%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.04%) Apache
3 5 (7.04%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (7.04%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (4.23%) NetWeaver
4 3 (4.23%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.82%) CICS
6 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) HTTP
2 6 (8.45%) SSL
3 4 (5.63%) Firewall
4 3 (4.23%) DMZ
4 3 (4.23%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.82%) SAN
5 2 (2.82%) NAS
6 1 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) DB2
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) Adabas
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Maven
1 5 (7.04%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.63%) SoapUI
2 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.63%) RequisitePro
2 4 (5.63%) Ant
3 3 (4.23%) Subversion
4 2 (2.82%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.82%) Introscope
4 2 (2.82%) JMeter
5 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.41%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 30 (42.25%) Retail
2 11 (15.49%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Marketing
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Analyst
2 22 (30.99%) Business Analyst
3 11 (15.49%) Architect
4 10 (14.08%) Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Integration Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Middleware
1 13 (18.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 11 (15.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (11.27%) Web Services
4 7 (9.86%) XML
4 7 (9.86%) WSDL
5 6 (8.45%) HTML
5 6 (8.45%) REST
6 5 (7.04%) XSD
7 4 (5.63%) SOAP
7 4 (5.63%) J2EE
7 4 (5.63%) JMS
8 3 (4.23%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (4.23%) Spring
8 3 (4.23%) Java EE
8 3 (4.23%) JSON
8 3 (4.23%) .NET
8 3 (4.23%) XSLT
9 2 (2.82%) XHTML
9 2 (2.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Clustering
2 4 (5.63%) DataPower
2 4 (5.63%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.23%) Open Source
3 3 (4.23%) User Experience
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) VSAM
4 2 (2.82%) DTV
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Linux
2 7 (9.86%) UNIX
3 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) E-Commerce
2 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) SOA
4 9 (12.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (12.68%) Use Case
5 8 (11.27%) UML
6 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.04%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.63%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.63%) OO
9 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.63%) Project Management
9 4 (5.63%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.23%) Business Transformation
10 3 (4.23%) EAI
10 3 (4.23%) ITIL
10 3 (4.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) Java
2 8 (11.27%) SQL
3 3 (4.23%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.82%) COBOL
4 2 (2.82%) NATURAL
4 2 (2.82%) JCL
5 1 (1.41%) XPath
5 1 (1.41%) Groovy
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (1.41%) C++
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Puppet
1 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.23%) Ansible
2 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.82%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.82%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) IBM
2 18 (25.35%) SAP
3 11 (15.49%) Oracle
4 4 (5.63%) TSYS
5 3 (4.23%) Intel
5 3 (4.23%) Software AG
6 2 (2.82%) CA
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
6 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.82%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix