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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 48 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 30 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.17% 0.99% 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.51% 6.82% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 11
Average daily rate
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£370 £438 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £555 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £408 £393
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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
222 220 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.03% 14.59% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 125 91
Average daily rate £350 £175 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £110 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £377 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 27
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £122.80 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 +4 16 £400 -5.88%
Leicestershire +17 11 £340 -32.00%
Northamptonshire -8 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 27 (43.55%) IBM
2 25 (40.32%) Retail
3 23 (37.10%) E-Commerce
4 16 (25.81%) Middleware
4 16 (25.81%) SAP
4 16 (25.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.97%) SOA
7 12 (19.35%) HTTP
7 12 (19.35%) DB2
8 10 (16.13%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (16.13%) Clustering
9 9 (14.52%) Java
9 9 (14.52%) Web Services
9 9 (14.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (12.90%) Oracle
10 8 (12.90%) Finance
10 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.29%) XML
11 7 (11.29%) WSDL
11 7 (11.29%) REST
11 7 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
12 6 (9.68%) HTML
12 6 (9.68%) Use Case
13 5 (8.06%) JSON
13 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
13 5 (8.06%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (8.06%) TOGAF
13 5 (8.06%) IBM HTTP Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (8.06%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
1 5 (8.06%) NetWeaver
1 5 (8.06%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Process Server
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) CICS
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) HTTP
2 5 (8.06%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) HTTPS
2 5 (8.06%) SSL
2 5 (8.06%) DMZ
3 2 (3.23%) NAS
3 2 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) DB2
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) Adabas
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) RequisitePro
2 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.23%) Introscope
General
1 25 (40.32%) Retail
2 8 (12.90%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Analyst
2 16 (25.81%) Business Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Integration Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) WebSphere Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) QA Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) Middleware
1 16 (25.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 10 (16.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (14.52%) Web Services
4 7 (11.29%) XML
4 7 (11.29%) WSDL
4 7 (11.29%) REST
5 6 (9.68%) HTML
6 5 (8.06%) JSON
6 5 (8.06%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (8.06%) .NET
6 5 (8.06%) XSD
6 5 (8.06%) JMS
7 2 (3.23%) SOAP
7 2 (3.23%) XSLT
8 1 (1.61%) Ajax
8 1 (1.61%) J2EE
8 1 (1.61%) EJB
8 1 (1.61%) CSS
8 1 (1.61%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Clustering
2 5 (8.06%) Open Source
3 4 (6.45%) DataPower
3 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) VSAM
6 1 (1.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) UNIX
2 3 (4.84%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) E-Commerce
2 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) SOA
4 9 (14.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (9.68%) Use Case
8 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.06%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.45%) UML
9 4 (6.45%) Quality Management
10 3 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (4.84%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (4.84%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.84%) Project Management
11 2 (3.23%) Agile Testing
11 2 (3.23%) Functional Testing
11 2 (3.23%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) Java
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) NATURAL
3 2 (3.23%) JCL
3 2 (3.23%) COBOL
4 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (3.23%) CA Wily
1 2 (3.23%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) IBM
2 16 (25.81%) SAP
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
4 5 (8.06%) Software AG
5 4 (6.45%) Intel
6 3 (4.84%) TSYS
7 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.23%) CA
7 2 (3.23%) VMware
8 1 (1.61%) hybris
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