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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 53 58 86
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 42 40 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.66% 2.43% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.67% 16.74% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £306 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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
268 239 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.95% 14.50% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 146 109
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +21 25 £455 +16.66%
Leicestershire -2 4 £350 -23.91% 1
Northamptonshire +2 3 £473 +26.00%
Derbyshire -7 1 £450 -10.00% 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (64.29%) IBM
2 26 (37.14%) E-Commerce
3 25 (35.71%) Retail
4 23 (32.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 21 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 21 (30.00%) SOA
5 21 (30.00%) SAP
6 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (20.00%) Java
7 13 (18.57%) Oracle
7 13 (18.57%) Use Case
8 12 (17.14%) HTML
8 12 (17.14%) HTTP
8 12 (17.14%) Middleware
9 11 (15.71%) WSDL
9 11 (15.71%) XML
9 11 (15.71%) XSD
9 11 (15.71%) REST
10 9 (12.86%) DataPower
10 9 (12.86%) JSON
10 9 (12.86%) Web Services
10 9 (12.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (12.86%) JMS
10 9 (12.86%) Linux
11 8 (11.43%) NetWeaver
11 8 (11.43%) HTTPS
12 7 (10.00%) UML
12 7 (10.00%) DB2
12 7 (10.00%) SQL
12 7 (10.00%) Intel

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (12.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (11.43%) NetWeaver
3 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (4.29%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.43%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.43%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
1 2 (2.86%) PaaS
1 2 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) HTTP
2 8 (11.43%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.29%) Firewall
4 2 (2.86%) DMZ
4 2 (2.86%) SSL
4 2 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (1.43%) NAS
5 1 (1.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) DB2
2 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Informix
4 1 (1.43%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Maven
1 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) Ant
3 3 (4.29%) Subversion
3 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.86%) JMeter
4 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.43%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.43%) RequisitePro
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (35.71%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
3 5 (7.14%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Analyst
2 21 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 20 (28.57%) Architect
4 12 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (12.86%) Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Integration Architect
6 8 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Administrator
9 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Administrator
9 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Architect
10 2 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Business Process Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Process Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 21 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (17.14%) HTML
3 12 (17.14%) Middleware
4 11 (15.71%) WSDL
4 11 (15.71%) XML
4 11 (15.71%) XSD
4 11 (15.71%) REST
5 9 (12.86%) JSON
5 9 (12.86%) Web Services
5 9 (12.86%) JMS
6 5 (7.14%) J2EE
7 4 (5.71%) Spring
7 4 (5.71%) SOAP
8 3 (4.29%) Struts
8 3 (4.29%) JSP
8 3 (4.29%) EJB
8 3 (4.29%) CSS
8 3 (4.29%) .NET
8 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) DataPower
2 4 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) User Experience
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Open Source
4 2 (2.86%) DTV
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) Tandem
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 6 (8.57%) Windows
3 5 (7.14%) UNIX
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) E-Commerce
2 21 (30.00%) SOA
3 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.57%) Use Case
5 7 (10.00%) UML
5 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.71%) Project Management
6 4 (5.71%) ITIL
6 4 (5.71%) OO
6 4 (5.71%) EAI
7 3 (4.29%) ERP
7 3 (4.29%) MVC
7 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.86%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.86%) Memory Management
8 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (4.29%) Python
3 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (1.43%) VB
4 1 (1.43%) Jython
4 1 (1.43%) Groovy
4 1 (1.43%) XPath
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Ansible
1 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.29%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.43%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 45 (64.29%) IBM
2 21 (30.00%) SAP
3 13 (18.57%) Oracle
4 7 (10.00%) Intel
5 2 (2.86%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.86%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) Software AG
6 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.43%) EMC
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) ATG
6 1 (1.43%) hybris
6 1 (1.43%) TSYS
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