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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 95 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 51 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 1.59% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.91% 8.29% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 8
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£413 £350 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -29.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £238 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £485 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £37.73 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
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
645 603 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.68% 19.22% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 376 165
Average daily rate £350 £399 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 39
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £34.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 +20 30 £450 +83.67% 8
Essex -7 14 £284 +8.09% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £450 +21.62% 1
Norfolk +7 3 £465 +32.85%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 78 (80.41%) Java
2 64 (65.98%) J2EE
3 57 (58.76%) JavaScript
4 55 (56.70%) UNIX
4 55 (56.70%) IBM
5 54 (55.67%) XML
6 52 (53.61%) HTML
7 49 (50.52%) SQL
8 47 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (39.18%) Linux
10 37 (38.14%) Ant
11 35 (36.08%) JSP
12 32 (32.99%) CSS
12 32 (32.99%) Ajax
13 29 (29.90%) TDD
13 29 (29.90%) E-Commerce
13 29 (29.90%) Relational Database
14 27 (27.84%) Finance
15 26 (26.80%) Windows
15 26 (26.80%) Struts
15 26 (26.80%) Web Services
15 26 (26.80%) WebSphere Application Server
15 26 (26.80%) Oracle
16 25 (25.77%) OO
16 25 (25.77%) Solaris
16 25 (25.77%) XHTML
17 22 (22.68%) Eclipse
17 22 (22.68%) Servlets
17 22 (22.68%) Content Management
18 21 (21.65%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (26.80%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (13.40%) MQSeries
3 12 (12.37%) WebLogic
4 11 (11.34%) WebSphere Portal
5 10 (10.31%) JBoss
6 9 (9.28%) GlassFish
7 8 (8.25%) IIS
8 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
8 7 (7.22%) WebSphere Process Server
9 5 (5.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (4.12%) CMS
11 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
11 2 (2.06%) Apache
12 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (1.03%) Commerce Server
12 1 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (1.03%) Mule
12 1 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
2 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Tridion
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.15%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.06%) SaaS
4 2 (2.06%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) Internet
1 8 (8.25%) Firewall
2 7 (7.22%) SSL
3 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.09%) LDAP
5 1 (1.03%) HTTP
5 1 (1.03%) DNS
5 1 (1.03%) NAS
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.90%) Relational Database
2 21 (21.65%) DB2
3 12 (12.37%) DbVisualizer
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.22%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.03%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.03%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (38.14%) Ant
2 22 (22.68%) Eclipse
3 17 (17.53%) Subversion
4 13 (13.40%) JUnit
5 11 (11.34%) Selenium
6 9 (9.28%) Maven
7 8 (8.25%) SoapUI
8 7 (7.22%) Cucumber
8 7 (7.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Log4j
8 7 (7.22%) AccuRev
8 7 (7.22%) HP UFT
9 6 (6.19%) LoadRunner
9 6 (6.19%) WebDriver
9 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.12%) JIRA
11 2 (2.06%) Build Forge
12 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.03%) Checkstyle
12 1 (1.03%) JMeter
General
1 27 (27.84%) Finance
2 16 (16.49%) Retail
2 16 (16.49%) Marketing
3 8 (8.25%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.12%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (55.67%) Developer
2 43 (44.33%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.31%) E-Commerce Manager
5 10 (10.31%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 6 (6.19%) WebSphere Portal Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Portal Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Automation Tester
6 6 (6.19%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (6.19%) WebSphere Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Tester
7 5 (5.15%) Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (65.98%) J2EE
2 54 (55.67%) XML
3 52 (53.61%) HTML
4 35 (36.08%) JSP
5 32 (32.99%) CSS
5 32 (32.99%) Ajax
6 26 (26.80%) Struts
6 26 (26.80%) Web Services
7 25 (25.77%) XHTML
8 22 (22.68%) Servlets
9 17 (17.53%) TopLink
10 16 (16.49%) SOAP
11 14 (14.43%) Spring
11 14 (14.43%) JSTL
11 14 (14.43%) HTML5
12 12 (12.37%) JDBC
12 12 (12.37%) Flash
13 11 (11.34%) EJB
13 11 (11.34%) JAX-RS
13 11 (11.34%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.46%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.09%) PMI
3 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.09%) User Experience
4 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) iSeries
5 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.03%) DTV
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) Clustering
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
5 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 55 (56.70%) UNIX
2 38 (39.18%) Linux
3 26 (26.80%) Windows
4 25 (25.77%) Solaris
5 7 (7.22%) HPUX
6 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.06%) AIX
8 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.90%) TDD
2 29 (29.90%) E-Commerce
3 25 (25.77%) OO
4 22 (22.68%) Content Management
5 18 (18.56%) B2C
6 14 (14.43%) RAD
6 14 (14.43%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (14.43%) User Stories
7 13 (13.40%) System Testing
7 13 (13.40%) Automated Testing
8 12 (12.37%) Waterfall
8 12 (12.37%) Project Management
9 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (10.31%) Time Management
10 9 (9.28%) Use Case
10 9 (9.28%) Scrum
11 8 (8.25%) SEO
11 8 (8.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 78 (80.41%) Java
2 57 (58.76%) JavaScript
3 49 (50.52%) SQL
4 16 (16.49%) Perl
5 12 (12.37%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.25%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.22%) XPath
8 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.15%) Korn
9 4 (4.12%) C#
10 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.06%) VBScript
12 1 (1.03%) VBA
12 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.03%) RHCE
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.19%) vSphere
2 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.12%) vCloud
4 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.09%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 55 (56.70%) IBM
2 26 (26.80%) Oracle
3 9 (9.28%) HP
3 9 (9.28%) Google
4 8 (8.25%) ATG
4 8 (8.25%) FatWire
5 7 (7.22%) Blue Martini
5 7 (7.22%) Omniture
5 7 (7.22%) Interwoven
5 7 (7.22%) Elastic Path
6 6 (6.19%) Adobe
6 6 (6.19%) VMware
7 5 (5.15%) hybris
8 4 (4.12%) Demandware
8 4 (4.12%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.12%) Intershop
9 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.09%) SAP
10 2 (2.06%) Software AG
10 2 (2.06%) Rackspace
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