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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 64 56 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 29 31 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.84% 2.18% 4.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.12% 14.35% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 38
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£400 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £284 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £488 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £31.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.58% +6.25%
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
221 216 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.05% 15.17% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 95 113
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 20
Average hourly rate £16.83 £13.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.19% -30.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Nottinghamshire -10 10 £400 +56.86%
Derbyshire - 9 £366 -
Leicestershire +3 5 £305 -32.22%
Northamptonshire +7 4 £556 +17.10%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (35.48%) IBM
2 20 (32.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 19 (30.65%) E-Commerce
4 16 (25.81%) Middleware
5 15 (24.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (24.19%) Retail
5 15 (24.19%) DataPower
6 14 (22.58%) SAP
7 13 (20.97%) Oracle
7 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (17.74%) Java
9 11 (17.74%) SOA
10 8 (12.90%) EAI
10 8 (12.90%) DB2
11 7 (11.29%) SQL
11 7 (11.29%) Quality Management
11 7 (11.29%) QA
12 6 (9.68%) Firewall
12 6 (9.68%) Finance
12 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
12 6 (9.68%) UNIX
12 6 (9.68%) ERP
13 5 (8.06%) UML
13 5 (8.06%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (8.06%) REST
13 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
14 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (6.45%) iSeries
14 4 (6.45%) Banking

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (6.45%) JBoss
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
2 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (4.84%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.84%) Commerce Server
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.61%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) HTTP
3 3 (4.84%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.84%) DMZ
4 1 (1.61%) Internet
4 1 (1.61%) NAS
4 1 (1.61%) SSL
4 1 (1.61%) SAN
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) DB2
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JUnit
1 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.61%) Lombardi
General
1 15 (24.19%) Retail
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Architect
2 15 (24.19%) Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Integration Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Consultant
4 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Developer
5 6 (9.68%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Middleware Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) QA Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) QA Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Support
7 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 16 (25.81%) Middleware
3 15 (24.19%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (8.06%) REST
5 4 (6.45%) WSDL
5 4 (6.45%) HTML
5 4 (6.45%) XML
5 4 (6.45%) XSD
6 3 (4.84%) Web Services
6 3 (4.84%) .NET
6 3 (4.84%) J2EE
6 3 (4.84%) JMS
6 3 (4.84%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (4.84%) JSON
7 2 (3.23%) Java EE
7 2 (3.23%) SOAP
8 1 (1.61%) XHTML
8 1 (1.61%) EJB
8 1 (1.61%) CSS
8 1 (1.61%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) DataPower
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) iSeries
4 3 (4.84%) Clustering
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.61%) IVR
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.61%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) UNIX
2 4 (6.45%) AIX
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
4 1 (1.61%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) E-Commerce
2 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (17.74%) SOA
5 8 (12.90%) EAI
6 7 (11.29%) Quality Management
7 6 (9.68%) ERP
8 5 (8.06%) UML
8 5 (8.06%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (6.45%) Migration
10 3 (4.84%) Agile Testing
10 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.84%) Open Source
10 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.84%) Software Deployment
10 3 (4.84%) CRM
10 3 (4.84%) Change Management
10 3 (4.84%) Scrum
11 2 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) Java
2 7 (11.29%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) Prolog
3 3 (4.84%) RPG
4 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) JCL
5 1 (1.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) IBM
2 14 (22.58%) SAP
3 13 (20.97%) Oracle
4 4 (6.45%) Software AG
5 3 (4.84%) Kronos
6 2 (3.23%) hybris
6 2 (3.23%) Intel
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) webMethods
7 1 (1.61%) ATG
7 1 (1.61%) VMware
7 1 (1.61%) Sun
7 1 (1.61%) Informatica
7 1 (1.61%) F5
7 1 (1.61%) Tableau
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