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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 70 60 83
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 24 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.56% 1.92% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.80% 12.11% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £322 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
245 223 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.97% 15.83% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 117 121
Average daily rate £275 £340 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £527 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.00 £122.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 5 February 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
Leicestershire -5 10 - - 3
Nottinghamshire -21 6 - - 3
Derbyshire - 2 £370 - 1
Northamptonshire +12 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 28 (53.85%) IBM
2 26 (50.00%) Oracle
3 20 (38.46%) Java
4 18 (34.62%) DB2
5 16 (30.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 12 (23.08%) Linux
6 12 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (21.15%) Unix
7 11 (21.15%) Retail
8 10 (19.23%) Windows
8 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
9 9 (17.31%) SOA
9 9 (17.31%) Finance
10 8 (15.38%) Migration
10 8 (15.38%) ITIL
10 8 (15.38%) SQL
10 8 (15.38%) DataPower
11 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
11 7 (13.46%) XML
11 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
11 7 (13.46%) Middleware
12 6 (11.54%) AS400
12 6 (11.54%) Banking
12 6 (11.54%) VMware
12 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
12 6 (11.54%) Mainframe
12 6 (11.54%) HTTP
12 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
12 6 (11.54%) IBM Mainframe

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.77%) JBoss
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Commerce Server
3 2 (3.85%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.92%) AquaLogic
4 1 (1.92%) CoreMedia CMS
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.92%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) HTTP
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) Converged Networks
3 3 (5.77%) Network Security
3 3 (5.77%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) DB2
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) DataStage
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) Informix
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Lombardi
General
1 11 (21.15%) Retail
2 9 (17.31%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Architect
2 13 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Java Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Integration Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Integration Project Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 12 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (13.46%) Middleware
3 7 (13.46%) XML
4 6 (11.54%) jQuery
5 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.62%) HTML
5 5 (9.62%) J2EE
5 5 (9.62%) JPA
5 5 (9.62%) JSP
5 5 (9.62%) Spring
5 5 (9.62%) XSLT
6 4 (7.69%) .NET
7 3 (5.77%) SOAP
7 3 (5.77%) Web Services
8 2 (3.85%) BAPI
8 2 (3.85%) REST
8 2 (3.85%) WSDL
8 2 (3.85%) XSD
9 1 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) DataPower
2 6 (11.54%) AS400
2 6 (11.54%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (11.54%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.77%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Tandem
5 1 (1.92%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) Unix
3 10 (19.23%) Windows
4 5 (9.62%) AIX
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.92%) OS/390
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) SOA
2 8 (15.38%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Migration
3 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
4 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.69%) ETL
6 4 (7.69%) Open Source
6 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.77%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (5.77%) DevOps
7 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.77%) EAI
7 3 (5.77%) ERP
7 3 (5.77%) SDLC
7 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) C
5 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) COBOL
7 1 (1.92%) VB
7 1 (1.92%) XPath
7 1 (1.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) BC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.77%) CCNA
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Control-M
1 4 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) IBM
2 26 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.69%) SAP
4 4 (7.69%) webMethods
5 3 (5.77%) ATG
5 3 (5.77%) Citrix
5 3 (5.77%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) hybris
5 3 (5.77%) Talend
5 3 (5.77%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.85%) Apigee
6 2 (3.85%) Demandware
7 1 (1.92%) Axway
7 1 (1.92%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.92%) Intel
7 1 (1.92%) Metastorm
7 1 (1.92%) Sun