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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 106 108 83
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 29 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.04% 0.75% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.47% 4.38% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 17
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
- -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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
530 411 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.02% 17.10% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 225 249
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £169 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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
Essex - 10 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £494 -
Bedfordshire -13 1 £300 -33.33% 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 53 (74.65%) Java
2 43 (60.56%) IBM
3 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (47.89%) SQL
4 34 (47.89%) XML
5 33 (46.48%) J2EE
6 29 (40.85%) UNIX
7 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
7 26 (36.62%) HTML
8 21 (29.58%) Linux
8 21 (29.58%) Web Services
9 19 (26.76%) CSS
9 19 (26.76%) E-Commerce
9 19 (26.76%) Ajax
9 19 (26.76%) HTML5
10 17 (23.94%) .NET
11 16 (22.54%) Validation
11 16 (22.54%) Scrum
12 15 (21.13%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (21.13%) UML
12 15 (21.13%) Windows
12 15 (21.13%) XHTML
12 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
12 15 (21.13%) Content Management
13 14 (19.72%) SOA
13 14 (19.72%) Ant
14 13 (18.31%) OO
15 12 (16.90%) Solaris
15 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
15 12 (16.90%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 15 (21.13%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (12.68%) MQSeries
2 9 (12.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (9.86%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 6 (8.45%) CMS
4 6 (8.45%) JBoss
4 6 (8.45%) Apache
5 5 (7.04%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.82%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.04%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Internet
2 5 (7.04%) Extranet
2 5 (7.04%) Intranet
3 2 (2.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) DB2
4 3 (4.23%) DTS
4 3 (4.23%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Ant
2 10 (14.08%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.04%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.82%) JUnit
5 2 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.41%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.41%) MyEclipse
6 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.41%) JMeter
6 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 12 (16.90%) Marketing
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Legal
3 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.04%) Publishing
3 5 (7.04%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Architect
4 9 (12.68%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Consultant
5 8 (11.27%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Designer
6 5 (7.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Tester
9 2 (2.82%) HTML Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) XML
2 33 (46.48%) J2EE
3 26 (36.62%) HTML
4 21 (29.58%) Web Services
5 19 (26.76%) CSS
5 19 (26.76%) Ajax
5 19 (26.76%) HTML5
6 17 (23.94%) .NET
7 15 (21.13%) XHTML
8 11 (15.49%) JSP
8 11 (15.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 10 (14.08%) Middleware
10 9 (12.68%) SOAP
10 9 (12.68%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (9.86%) JAX-RS
11 7 (9.86%) TopLink
11 7 (9.86%) Spring
11 7 (9.86%) JAX-WS
12 3 (4.23%) SAP PI
12 3 (4.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.63%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.82%) CMDB
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) UNIX
2 21 (29.58%) Linux
3 15 (21.13%) Windows
4 12 (16.90%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) AIX
5 1 (1.41%) zOS
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) E-Commerce
3 16 (22.54%) Scrum
3 16 (22.54%) Validation
4 15 (21.13%) Content Management
4 15 (21.13%) UML
5 14 (19.72%) SOA
6 13 (18.31%) OO
7 11 (15.49%) RUP
8 10 (14.08%) B2C
9 9 (12.68%) TDD
10 8 (11.27%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (11.27%) Use Case
10 8 (11.27%) User Stories
11 7 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (8.45%) Project Planning
12 6 (8.45%) Release Management
12 6 (8.45%) Logistics
12 6 (8.45%) RAD
13 5 (7.04%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (74.65%) Java
2 34 (47.89%) SQL
3 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) C#
5 3 (4.23%) C
5 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) FQL
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) ISEB
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
1 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) SAP ITS
2 1 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.41%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (60.56%) IBM
2 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.49%) Oracle
4 8 (11.27%) FatWire
5 7 (9.86%) HP
6 5 (7.04%) webMethods
7 4 (5.63%) SAP
8 3 (4.23%) Endeca
8 3 (4.23%) Citrix
9 2 (2.82%) BEA
9 2 (2.82%) Adobe
9 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.82%) Talend
10 1 (1.41%) Alias
10 1 (1.41%) Facebook
10 1 (1.41%) Twitter
10 1 (1.41%) Vignette
10 1 (1.41%) BMC
10 1 (1.41%) Veritas