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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 95 104 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 33 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.31% 1.13% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.28% 6.24% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £366 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £430 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +71.42%
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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
453 465 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.94% 18.12% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 244 198
Average daily rate £400 £370 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 40
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.33 £43.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 February 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 February 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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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 - 13 £400 -
Hertfordshire -1 11 £510 +27.50% 6
Bedfordshire -6 2 £500 -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £538 +36.94% 1
Suffolk - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (64.06%) Java
3 29 (45.31%) JavaScript
3 29 (45.31%) HTML
3 29 (45.31%) HTML5
4 28 (43.75%) J2EE
4 28 (43.75%) CSS
4 28 (43.75%) XML
4 28 (43.75%) IBM
5 27 (42.19%) Web Services
6 25 (39.06%) Ant
7 24 (37.50%) SOA
8 22 (34.38%) UNIX
8 22 (34.38%) Ajax
9 20 (31.25%) SQL
10 19 (29.69%) Windows
11 18 (28.13%) Linux
11 18 (28.13%) XHTML
11 18 (28.13%) Content Management
11 18 (28.13%) Validation
12 16 (25.00%) Scrum
12 16 (25.00%) Solaris
12 16 (25.00%) Oracle
12 16 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 16 (25.00%) Eclipse
12 16 (25.00%) Relational Database
13 15 (23.44%) UML
14 14 (21.88%) OO
14 14 (21.88%) MQSeries
14 14 (21.88%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (21.88%) MQSeries
2 12 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 10 (15.63%) JBoss
4 9 (14.06%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (14.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (7.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (6.25%) CMS
7 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) Extranet
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.69%) DTS
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.56%) DB2
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Ant
2 16 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 12 (18.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (15.63%) JUnit
4 10 (15.63%) SoapUI
5 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
5 9 (14.06%) JIRA
5 9 (14.06%) Selenium
6 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.13%) Subversion
8 1 (1.56%) MyEclipse
8 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (21.88%) Marketing
2 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
3 8 (12.50%) Finance
4 4 (6.25%) Legal
4 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.69%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Architect
4 10 (15.63%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Software Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Designer
9 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (4.69%) Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Integration Architect
11 2 (3.13%) Integration Manager
11 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (45.31%) HTML
1 29 (45.31%) HTML5
2 28 (43.75%) J2EE
2 28 (43.75%) CSS
2 28 (43.75%) XML
3 27 (42.19%) Web Services
4 22 (34.38%) Ajax
5 18 (28.13%) XHTML
6 14 (21.88%) SOAP
7 13 (20.31%) TopLink
7 13 (20.31%) JAX-RS
7 13 (20.31%) JAX-WS
8 11 (17.19%) .NET
9 10 (15.63%) Middleware
9 10 (15.63%) CSS3
9 10 (15.63%) jQuery
10 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
10 9 (14.06%) Apache Camel
10 9 (14.06%) PhoneGap
10 9 (14.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.69%) Web 2.0
2 3 (4.69%) CMDB
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.56%) PMI
3 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) UNIX
2 19 (29.69%) Windows
3 18 (28.13%) Linux
4 16 (25.00%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) SOA
3 18 (28.13%) Content Management
3 18 (28.13%) Validation
4 16 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 16 (25.00%) Scrum
5 15 (23.44%) UML
6 14 (21.88%) OO
6 14 (21.88%) TDD
7 12 (18.75%) MVC
7 12 (18.75%) RUP
7 12 (18.75%) Use Case
7 12 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 12 (18.75%) User Stories
8 11 (17.19%) B2C
9 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.06%) OOP
11 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) JavaScript
3 20 (31.25%) SQL
4 9 (14.06%) Python
4 9 (14.06%) Ruby
5 1 (1.56%) C#
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.56%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) IBM
2 16 (25.00%) Oracle
3 12 (18.75%) Talend
4 8 (12.50%) webMethods
5 7 (10.94%) TIBCO
6 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.81%) SAP
7 5 (7.81%) FatWire
8 4 (6.25%) Citrix
9 3 (4.69%) BEA
9 3 (4.69%) HP
10 1 (1.56%) BMC
10 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.56%) Omniture
10 1 (1.56%) Google
10 1 (1.56%) Alias
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