The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 83 89 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 48 49 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.74% 1.63% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.00% 8.97% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £244 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 £39.38 £27.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% +43.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £28.24
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.85%
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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
600 546 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.72% 18.13% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 256 192
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 45
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the East of England region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the East of England region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Essex +23 27 £400 +70.21% 1
Hertfordshire -23 11 £375 -6.25% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £325 -38.09%
Bedfordshire -2 2 £225 -18.91% 1
Norfolk +2 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 52 (63.41%) Java
2 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (54.88%) XML
3 45 (54.88%) IBM
4 43 (52.44%) JavaScript
5 41 (50.00%) HTML
6 39 (47.56%) CSS
7 38 (46.34%) J2EE
7 38 (46.34%) UNIX
8 36 (43.90%) Ant
9 34 (41.46%) Linux
10 33 (40.24%) Windows
10 33 (40.24%) SQL
11 30 (36.59%) Ajax
12 29 (35.37%) HTML5
12 29 (35.37%) Oracle
12 29 (35.37%) Web Services
12 29 (35.37%) Relational Database
13 28 (34.15%) Eclipse
14 27 (32.93%) XHTML
15 25 (30.49%) OO
15 25 (30.49%) Solaris
16 24 (29.27%) SOAP
16 24 (29.27%) Content Management
17 23 (28.05%) TDD
18 21 (25.61%) Marketing
19 20 (24.39%) Digital Marketing
19 20 (24.39%) WebLogic
19 20 (24.39%) E-Commerce
19 20 (24.39%) B2C

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (24.39%) WebLogic
2 19 (23.17%) JBoss
3 16 (19.51%) MQSeries
4 11 (13.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (10.98%) GlassFish
5 9 (10.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (9.76%) IIS
7 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
8 5 (6.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (4.88%) CMS
10 2 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
11 1 (1.22%) Mule
11 1 (1.22%) Documentum
11 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.37%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.10%) DB2
4 3 (3.66%) DTS
4 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (43.90%) Ant
2 28 (34.15%) Eclipse
3 15 (18.29%) SoapUI
4 13 (15.85%) JIRA
4 13 (15.85%) JUnit
5 10 (12.20%) Selenium
5 10 (12.20%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.32%) Subversion
7 5 (6.10%) Maven
8 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Log4j
8 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.22%) JMeter
9 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.22%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (1.22%) AccuRev
9 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (25.61%) Marketing
2 13 (15.85%) Finance
3 12 (14.63%) Telecoms
4 8 (9.76%) Legal
5 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.88%) Retail
7 2 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Developer
2 31 (37.80%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (12.20%) Software Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.32%) Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Integration Architect
8 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce Manager
9 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.66%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (54.88%) XML
2 41 (50.00%) HTML
3 39 (47.56%) CSS
4 38 (46.34%) J2EE
5 30 (36.59%) Ajax
6 29 (35.37%) Web Services
6 29 (35.37%) HTML5
7 27 (32.93%) XHTML
8 24 (29.27%) SOAP
9 19 (23.17%) TopLink
9 19 (23.17%) JAX-WS
9 19 (23.17%) JAX-RS
10 14 (17.07%) JSP
11 13 (15.85%) jQuery
12 11 (13.41%) Servlets
12 11 (13.41%) Struts
13 9 (10.98%) JSON
13 9 (10.98%) Spring
13 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
13 9 (10.98%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Web 2.0
2 4 (4.88%) PMI
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) CMDB
3 3 (3.66%) iSeries
3 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.44%) User Experience
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.34%) UNIX
2 34 (41.46%) Linux
3 33 (40.24%) Windows
4 25 (30.49%) Solaris
5 3 (3.66%) HPUX
6 2 (2.44%) AIX
6 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.22%) zOS
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) OO
3 24 (29.27%) Content Management
4 23 (28.05%) TDD
5 20 (24.39%) B2C
5 20 (24.39%) E-Commerce
5 20 (24.39%) Digital Marketing
5 20 (24.39%) User Stories
6 19 (23.17%) SOA
6 19 (23.17%) Validation
6 19 (23.17%) Scrum
7 17 (20.73%) Use Case
8 16 (19.51%) MVC
9 14 (17.07%) RUP
10 12 (14.63%) UML
10 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
11 11 (13.41%) Unit Testing
12 9 (10.98%) Mobile Development
12 9 (10.98%) OOP
13 7 (8.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (63.41%) Java
2 43 (52.44%) JavaScript
3 33 (40.24%) SQL
4 9 (10.98%) Perl
4 9 (10.98%) Python
4 9 (10.98%) Ruby
5 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.10%) Korn
7 3 (3.66%) XPath
8 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.44%) C#
8 2 (2.44%) VBScript
9 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.10%) vSphere
3 4 (4.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.22%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (54.88%) IBM
2 29 (35.37%) Oracle
3 10 (12.20%) Talend
4 9 (10.98%) TIBCO
5 6 (7.32%) Adobe
6 5 (6.10%) FatWire
6 5 (6.10%) VMware
7 4 (4.88%) webMethods
7 4 (4.88%) HP
7 4 (4.88%) Citrix
7 4 (4.88%) SAP
8 3 (3.66%) Interwoven
8 3 (3.66%) ATG
8 3 (3.66%) Blue Martini
8 3 (3.66%) Intershop
8 3 (3.66%) Elastic Path
8 3 (3.66%) hybris
8 3 (3.66%) Demandware
9 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.44%) Pega