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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 89 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 41 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.57% 1.44% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.54% 8.01% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 7
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £400 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £27.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
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
480 512 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.43% 17.96% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 265 203
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 44
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.12 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 20 £400 - 4
Hertfordshire -20 13 £375 -6.25%
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £425 +8.28% 1
Bedfordshire -5 2 £500 -
Suffolk - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (64.29%) Java
1 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (51.43%) IBM
3 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
3 33 (47.14%) J2EE
4 32 (45.71%) HTML
4 32 (45.71%) XML
5 31 (44.29%) CSS
5 31 (44.29%) HTML5
6 30 (42.86%) Web Services
6 30 (42.86%) Ant
7 29 (41.43%) UNIX
8 28 (40.00%) Windows
9 26 (37.14%) Ajax
10 25 (35.71%) Linux
10 25 (35.71%) SQL
11 24 (34.29%) Relational Database
12 23 (32.86%) Content Management
12 23 (32.86%) Eclipse
13 22 (31.43%) SOA
13 22 (31.43%) XHTML
14 21 (30.00%) Oracle
14 21 (30.00%) Validation
15 20 (28.57%) Scrum
15 20 (28.57%) Solaris
16 19 (27.14%) OO
16 19 (27.14%) SOAP
16 19 (27.14%) TDD
17 18 (25.71%) Marketing
18 17 (24.29%) Use Case

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (22.86%) WebLogic
2 14 (20.00%) JBoss
3 13 (18.57%) MQSeries
4 9 (12.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.14%) IIS
7 4 (5.71%) CMS
7 4 (5.71%) GlassFish
8 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.43%) Documentum
10 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) SSL
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.29%) DTS
4 2 (2.86%) DB2
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (42.86%) Ant
2 23 (32.86%) Eclipse
3 14 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 11 (15.71%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (14.29%) JUnit
6 9 (12.86%) JIRA
6 9 (12.86%) Selenium
6 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.86%) Subversion
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.43%) MyEclipse
9 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.43%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 18 (25.71%) Marketing
2 11 (15.71%) Telecoms
3 10 (14.29%) Finance
4 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.71%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Developer
2 25 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Architect
5 10 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Designer
8 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) Integration Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.14%) J2EE
2 32 (45.71%) HTML
2 32 (45.71%) XML
3 31 (44.29%) CSS
3 31 (44.29%) HTML5
4 30 (42.86%) Web Services
5 26 (37.14%) Ajax
6 22 (31.43%) XHTML
7 19 (27.14%) SOAP
8 17 (24.29%) TopLink
8 17 (24.29%) JAX-WS
8 17 (24.29%) JAX-RS
9 10 (14.29%) .NET
9 10 (14.29%) jQuery
10 9 (12.86%) Middleware
10 9 (12.86%) AngularJS
10 9 (12.86%) Apache Camel
10 9 (12.86%) CSS3
10 9 (12.86%) PhoneGap
10 9 (12.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.29%) Web 2.0
2 3 (4.29%) CMDB
2 3 (4.29%) iSeries
3 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.43%) PMI
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (41.43%) UNIX
2 28 (40.00%) Windows
3 25 (35.71%) Linux
4 20 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) zOS
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) Content Management
3 22 (31.43%) SOA
4 21 (30.00%) Validation
5 20 (28.57%) Scrum
6 19 (27.14%) TDD
6 19 (27.14%) OO
7 17 (24.29%) Use Case
7 17 (24.29%) Digital Marketing
7 17 (24.29%) User Stories
8 16 (22.86%) RUP
9 14 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 13 (18.57%) UML
10 13 (18.57%) B2C
11 12 (17.14%) MVC
11 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
11 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
12 9 (12.86%) OOP
13 4 (5.71%) ITIL
13 4 (5.71%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) Java
2 33 (47.14%) JavaScript
3 25 (35.71%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) Python
4 9 (12.86%) Ruby
5 5 (7.14%) Perl
6 4 (5.71%) Korn
6 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
1 4 (5.71%) vSphere
2 3 (4.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.43%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) IBM
2 21 (30.00%) Oracle
3 11 (15.71%) Talend
4 7 (10.00%) webMethods
5 6 (8.57%) TIBCO
5 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.14%) FatWire
7 4 (5.71%) VMware
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix
8 3 (4.29%) SAP
8 3 (4.29%) HP
9 2 (2.86%) BEA
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.43%) BMC
10 1 (1.43%) Adobe
10 1 (1.43%) Alias
10 1 (1.43%) Omniture
10 1 (1.43%) Google
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