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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 108 88 105
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 49 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.58% 1.52% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.98% 9.02% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 19
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£350 £508 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +19.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £310 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £516 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £24.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +52.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £22.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £37.50 £26.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-4.31% +6.42%
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
614 399 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.78% 16.88% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 168 257
Average daily rate £393 £355 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.56% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 41 35
Average hourly rate £24.56 £20.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 +7 18 £263 - 1
Bedfordshire - 11 £400 - 3
Hertfordshire -21 10 £245 -32.41% 5
Cambridgeshire -19 1 £370 -28.15% 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 70 (78.65%) Java
2 54 (60.67%) IBM
3 45 (50.56%) J2EE
4 42 (47.19%) UNIX
5 38 (42.70%) SQL
6 35 (39.33%) XML
7 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (35.96%) JavaScript
9 30 (33.71%) Oracle
10 28 (31.46%) Linux
11 27 (30.34%) HTML
12 22 (24.72%) E-Commerce
13 21 (23.60%) DB2
13 21 (23.60%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (22.47%) Finance
14 20 (22.47%) Ajax
15 19 (21.35%) Solaris
16 18 (20.22%) OO
16 18 (20.22%) .NET
16 18 (20.22%) Ant
16 18 (20.22%) Retail
17 17 (19.10%) JSP
17 17 (19.10%) MQSeries
18 16 (17.98%) Windows
18 16 (17.98%) WebLogic
18 16 (17.98%) Relational Database
18 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (16.85%) CSS
19 15 (16.85%) RAD
20 14 (15.73%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 21 (23.60%) WebSphere Application Server
2 17 (19.10%) MQSeries
3 16 (17.98%) WebLogic
4 11 (12.36%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (11.24%) Apache
6 8 (8.99%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 6 (6.74%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (5.62%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (5.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.25%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (2.25%) CMS
9 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Office
2 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Tridion
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) Internet
2 6 (6.74%) HTTP
3 5 (5.62%) Extranet
3 5 (5.62%) Intranet
4 1 (1.12%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) DB2
2 16 (17.98%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
4 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.74%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.12%) MySQL
9 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Ant
2 10 (11.24%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (6.74%) LoadRunner
4 5 (5.62%) JUnit
5 4 (4.49%) MyEclipse
6 3 (3.37%) Maven
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (2.25%) Log4j
7 2 (2.25%) Subversion
8 1 (1.12%) JMeter
8 1 (1.12%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.12%) Lombardi
8 1 (1.12%) Jtest
8 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.12%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.12%) Gradle
8 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (22.47%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Retail
3 13 (14.61%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.87%) Automotive
4 7 (7.87%) Legal
5 6 (6.74%) Marketing
5 6 (6.74%) Banking
6 5 (5.62%) Publishing
7 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (42.70%) Developer
2 20 (22.47%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.73%) Architect
4 12 (13.48%) Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Consultant
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Tester
8 5 (5.62%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Middleware Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Middleware Consultant
11 2 (2.25%) Backup Specialist
11 2 (2.25%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (50.56%) J2EE
2 35 (39.33%) XML
3 27 (30.34%) HTML
4 20 (22.47%) Ajax
5 18 (20.22%) .NET
6 17 (19.10%) JSP
7 15 (16.85%) CSS
8 14 (15.73%) HTML5
9 13 (14.61%) Web Services
10 12 (13.48%) XHTML
10 12 (13.48%) Middleware
11 11 (12.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 9 (10.11%) JSF
13 8 (8.99%) Java EE
13 8 (8.99%) Struts
14 6 (6.74%) Flash
14 6 (6.74%) Spring
15 5 (5.62%) JMS
15 5 (5.62%) jQuery
16 4 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.37%) PKI
4 2 (2.25%) CMDB
4 2 (2.25%) Open Source
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (47.19%) UNIX
2 28 (31.46%) Linux
3 19 (21.35%) Solaris
4 16 (17.98%) Windows
5 4 (4.49%) SUSE
6 2 (2.25%) HPUX
7 1 (1.12%) AIX
7 1 (1.12%) Android
7 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.72%) E-Commerce
3 18 (20.22%) OO
4 15 (16.85%) RAD
5 14 (15.73%) Scrum
6 13 (14.61%) UML
6 13 (14.61%) SOA
7 12 (13.48%) Content Management
8 11 (12.36%) Validation
9 10 (11.24%) RUP
10 8 (8.99%) Web Development
11 7 (7.87%) Release Management
11 7 (7.87%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.87%) Logistics
11 7 (7.87%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Migration
12 6 (6.74%) Regression Testing
12 6 (6.74%) System Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Data Protection
12 6 (6.74%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 70 (78.65%) Java
2 38 (42.70%) SQL
3 32 (35.96%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.87%) VBA
5 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.49%) C#
7 3 (3.37%) Python
7 3 (3.37%) Perl
7 3 (3.37%) C
7 3 (3.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.25%) XPath
9 1 (1.12%) FQL
9 1 (1.12%) JCL
9 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.12%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (6.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.12%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (60.67%) IBM
2 30 (33.71%) Oracle
3 11 (12.36%) JBoss
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.24%) HP
5 9 (10.11%) FatWire
6 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.62%) Citrix
7 3 (3.37%) Cisco
7 3 (3.37%) webMethods
7 3 (3.37%) ATG
7 3 (3.37%) Endeca
8 2 (2.25%) Elastic Path
8 2 (2.25%) VMware
8 2 (2.25%) Blue Martini
8 2 (2.25%) Adobe
8 2 (2.25%) Interwoven
9 1 (1.12%) Avaya
9 1 (1.12%) Veritas
9 1 (1.12%) Vignette
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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