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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 68 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 25 47 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.56% 3.24% 3.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.90% 19.42% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 41
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £464 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
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
210 242 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.10% 16.70% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 107 134
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £462 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.62 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -28.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £11.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £24.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 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 31 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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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 -18 12 £400 +6.66% 1
Northamptonshire +2 8 £556 +18.35%
Leicestershire +1 5 £305 -28.23% 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (35.00%) IBM
2 17 (28.33%) Retail
3 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 16 (26.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 13 (21.67%) DataPower
5 12 (20.00%) Middleware
5 12 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (20.00%) Java
5 12 (20.00%) Oracle
6 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.67%) SAP
8 8 (13.33%) SOA
8 8 (13.33%) EAI
9 7 (11.67%) SQL
9 7 (11.67%) Finance
10 6 (10.00%) DB2
10 6 (10.00%) UNIX
10 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
11 5 (8.33%) ERP
11 5 (8.33%) Banking
12 4 (6.67%) Firewall
12 4 (6.67%) AIX
12 4 (6.67%) Linux
12 4 (6.67%) UML
12 4 (6.67%) JBoss
12 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
12 4 (6.67%) REST

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (6.67%) JBoss
1 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (5.00%) Commerce Server
2 3 (5.00%) CMS
2 3 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) CICS
4 1 (1.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Retail
1 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) DMZ
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) DB2
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JUnit
1 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.67%) Maven
1 1 (1.67%) Lombardi
1 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (28.33%) Retail
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Architect
2 13 (21.67%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Integration Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Business Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Middleware Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Support
8 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Java Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Middleware Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 12 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (20.00%) Middleware
3 4 (6.67%) REST
4 3 (5.00%) RESTful
4 3 (5.00%) Java EE
4 3 (5.00%) J2EE
4 3 (5.00%) Web Services
5 2 (3.33%) XML
5 2 (3.33%) XSD
5 2 (3.33%) HTML
5 2 (3.33%) JSP
5 2 (3.33%) SOAP
5 2 (3.33%) WSDL
6 1 (1.67%) Servlets
6 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.67%) Spring
6 1 (1.67%) ISPF
6 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) DataPower
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.67%) iSeries
5 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) IVR
6 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.67%) Physics
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) UNIX
2 4 (6.67%) AIX
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.33%) EAI
3 8 (13.33%) SOA
4 5 (8.33%) ERP
5 4 (6.67%) UML
5 4 (6.67%) Migration
5 4 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.00%) Change Management
6 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.00%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.33%) DevOps
7 2 (3.33%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Server Building
7 2 (3.33%) SDLC
7 2 (3.33%) CRM
7 2 (3.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (11.67%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Prolog
3 3 (5.00%) RPG
4 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) COBOL
5 1 (1.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.67%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) IBM
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle
3 10 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (5.00%) Kronos
5 2 (3.33%) Software AG
5 2 (3.33%) Informatica
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.67%) webMethods
6 1 (1.67%) ATG
6 1 (1.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Sun
6 1 (1.67%) Intel
6 1 (1.67%) hybris
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Tableau