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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 96 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 43 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.43% 1.41% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.00% 8.54% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 7
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£400 £278 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.14% -11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £37.73 £30.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% -7.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £31.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.58% +6.25%
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
614 480 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.45% 16.54% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 249 177
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 54
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £39.63 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 3 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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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
Hertfordshire -4 20 - - 7
Essex -15 15 £400 +68.42% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £325 -38.09%
Bedfordshire +7 2 £225 -18.91% 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 63 (72.41%) Java
2 53 (60.92%) JavaScript
2 53 (60.92%) XML
3 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (56.32%) HTML
4 49 (56.32%) J2EE
5 45 (51.72%) IBM
6 43 (49.43%) UNIX
7 41 (47.13%) SQL
8 36 (41.38%) Ant
8 36 (41.38%) CSS
9 34 (39.08%) Oracle
10 33 (37.93%) Linux
11 29 (33.33%) Web Services
12 28 (32.18%) Windows
12 28 (32.18%) Eclipse
12 28 (32.18%) TDD
13 27 (31.03%) Ajax
14 26 (29.89%) Relational Database
15 24 (27.59%) OO
16 23 (26.44%) Solaris
16 23 (26.44%) XHTML
16 23 (26.44%) SOAP
16 23 (26.44%) HTML5
17 21 (24.14%) WebLogic
17 21 (24.14%) TopLink
17 21 (24.14%) Marketing
18 20 (22.99%) Content Management
19 19 (21.84%) Digital Marketing
19 19 (21.84%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (24.14%) WebLogic
2 18 (20.69%) JBoss
3 15 (17.24%) MQSeries
4 14 (16.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (10.34%) GlassFish
6 8 (9.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (9.20%) IIS
7 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
8 5 (5.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.30%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (2.30%) Apache
10 1 (1.15%) Documentum
10 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.15%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.30%) MS Office
4 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) SSL
4 1 (1.15%) SAN
4 1 (1.15%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) NAS
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) Relational Database
2 15 (17.24%) DB2
3 9 (10.34%) DbVisualizer
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.15%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (41.38%) Ant
2 28 (32.18%) Eclipse
3 15 (17.24%) JUnit
3 15 (17.24%) Selenium
3 15 (17.24%) SoapUI
4 13 (14.94%) Subversion
5 12 (13.79%) JIRA
6 9 (10.34%) Talend Open Studio
6 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
7 7 (8.05%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.90%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.75%) Maven
10 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Log4j
10 4 (4.60%) AccuRev
10 4 (4.60%) HP UFT
11 3 (3.45%) LoadRunner
11 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.15%) Rational Application Developer
12 1 (1.15%) Hudson
General
1 21 (24.14%) Marketing
2 16 (18.39%) Finance
3 13 (14.94%) Retail
4 10 (11.49%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.90%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.60%) Legal
7 2 (2.30%) Banking
8 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (49.43%) Developer
2 34 (39.08%) Java Developer
3 19 (21.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Tester
7 6 (6.90%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (4.60%) Integration Architect
8 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (60.92%) XML
2 49 (56.32%) HTML
2 49 (56.32%) J2EE
3 36 (41.38%) CSS
4 29 (33.33%) Web Services
5 27 (31.03%) Ajax
6 23 (26.44%) SOAP
6 23 (26.44%) XHTML
6 23 (26.44%) HTML5
7 21 (24.14%) TopLink
8 18 (20.69%) JAX-RS
8 18 (20.69%) JAX-WS
8 18 (20.69%) EclipseLink
9 17 (19.54%) JSP
10 16 (18.39%) Servlets
10 16 (18.39%) Struts
11 13 (14.94%) jQuery
12 10 (11.49%) Spring
13 9 (10.34%) Flash
14 8 (9.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Web 2.0
3 4 (4.60%) PMI
4 3 (3.45%) iSeries
4 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.15%) Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) CMDB
6 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 43 (49.43%) UNIX
2 33 (37.93%) Linux
3 28 (32.18%) Windows
4 23 (26.44%) Solaris
5 4 (4.60%) HPUX
6 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.30%) AIX
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.18%) TDD
3 24 (27.59%) OO
4 20 (22.99%) Content Management
5 19 (21.84%) E-Commerce
5 19 (21.84%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (21.84%) User Stories
6 18 (20.69%) Scrum
7 16 (18.39%) MVC
7 16 (18.39%) SOA
7 16 (18.39%) Use Case
8 15 (17.24%) B2C
9 13 (14.94%) RUP
10 12 (13.79%) UML
10 12 (13.79%) Validation
11 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
12 10 (11.49%) Automated Testing
13 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (10.34%) System Testing
14 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (72.41%) Java
2 53 (60.92%) JavaScript
3 41 (47.13%) SQL
4 10 (11.49%) Perl
5 9 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 8 (9.20%) Python
6 8 (9.20%) Ruby
7 5 (5.75%) Korn
7 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.60%) XPath
9 3 (3.45%) C#
10 2 (2.30%) VBScript
11 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.15%) ISEB
6 1 (1.15%) RHCE
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.90%) vSphere
2 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.60%) vCloud
3 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.15%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
1 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 45 (51.72%) IBM
2 34 (39.08%) Oracle
3 9 (10.34%) TIBCO
3 9 (10.34%) Talend
4 6 (6.90%) VMware
4 6 (6.90%) Adobe
5 5 (5.75%) HP
6 4 (4.60%) webMethods
6 4 (4.60%) ATG
6 4 (4.60%) Interwoven
6 4 (4.60%) Blue Martini
6 4 (4.60%) Intershop
6 4 (4.60%) Elastic Path
6 4 (4.60%) hybris
6 4 (4.60%) Demandware
7 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.45%) SAP
8 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.30%) Software AG
8 2 (2.30%) Rackspace
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