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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 97 88 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 49 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.58% 1.46% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.28% 8.52% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 20
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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 £238 £300 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £516 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -29.55%
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
592 411 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.03% 17.13% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 171 240
Average daily rate £398 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 40 34
Average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £38.50 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 2 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 2 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 +8 17 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire -16 11 £245 -32.41% 5
Bedfordshire - 11 £400 - 2
Cambridgeshire -25 1 £370 -28.15%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 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 71 (77.17%) Java
2 59 (64.13%) IBM
3 47 (51.09%) J2EE
4 45 (48.91%) UNIX
5 38 (41.30%) SQL
6 35 (38.04%) XML
7 33 (35.87%) Oracle
8 32 (34.78%) JavaScript
9 31 (33.70%) Linux
10 27 (29.35%) E-Commerce
11 26 (28.26%) HTML
11 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (27.17%) Finance
13 24 (26.09%) DB2
14 22 (23.91%) WebSphere Application Server
14 22 (23.91%) Retail
15 21 (22.83%) Ajax
15 21 (22.83%) Solaris
16 19 (20.65%) OO
16 19 (20.65%) MQSeries
16 19 (20.65%) Ant
17 18 (19.57%) JSP
17 18 (19.57%) Windows
18 17 (18.48%) WebLogic
18 17 (18.48%) .NET
18 17 (18.48%) Relational Database
19 16 (17.39%) RAD
19 16 (17.39%) Manufacturing
20 14 (15.22%) CSS
21 13 (14.13%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 22 (23.91%) WebSphere Application Server
2 19 (20.65%) MQSeries
3 17 (18.48%) WebLogic
4 11 (11.96%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (10.87%) Apache
6 8 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 8 (8.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 6 (6.52%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.17%) IIS
10 2 (2.17%) CMS
10 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Office
2 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Tridion
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) Internet
2 8 (8.70%) HTTP
3 4 (4.35%) Extranet
3 4 (4.35%) Intranet
4 1 (1.09%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.09%) DB2
2 17 (18.48%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.96%) Oracle Database
4 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.52%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (6.52%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (5.43%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.09%) MySQL
9 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Ant
2 11 (11.96%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.52%) JUnit
3 6 (6.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (6.52%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.35%) MyEclipse
5 3 (3.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (3.26%) Log4j
5 3 (3.26%) Subversion
5 3 (3.26%) Maven
6 1 (1.09%) Lombardi
6 1 (1.09%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.09%) Jtest
6 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.09%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.09%) Gradle
6 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.09%) JMeter
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 22 (23.91%) Retail
3 16 (17.39%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.61%) Automotive
4 7 (7.61%) Legal
5 6 (6.52%) Banking
6 5 (5.43%) Marketing
6 5 (5.43%) Publishing
7 1 (1.09%) German Language
7 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Developer
2 20 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.30%) Architect
4 12 (13.04%) Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.70%) Consultant
7 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Tester
8 6 (6.52%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.26%) WebSphere Consultant
11 3 (3.26%) Middleware Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Middleware Consultant
12 2 (2.17%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (51.09%) J2EE
2 35 (38.04%) XML
3 26 (28.26%) HTML
4 21 (22.83%) Ajax
5 18 (19.57%) JSP
6 17 (18.48%) .NET
7 14 (15.22%) CSS
8 13 (14.13%) XHTML
9 12 (13.04%) Web Services
9 12 (13.04%) HTML5
10 11 (11.96%) Middleware
11 10 (10.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 9 (9.78%) JSF
12 9 (9.78%) Struts
13 8 (8.70%) Java EE
14 6 (6.52%) Flash
14 6 (6.52%) JMS
15 5 (5.43%) JDBC
15 5 (5.43%) jQuery
15 5 (5.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Web 2.0
2 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.26%) PKI
3 2 (2.17%) Open Source
3 2 (2.17%) CMDB
4 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (48.91%) UNIX
2 31 (33.70%) Linux
3 21 (22.83%) Solaris
4 18 (19.57%) Windows
5 6 (6.52%) SUSE
6 3 (3.26%) AIX
6 3 (3.26%) HPUX
7 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) E-Commerce
2 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.65%) OO
4 16 (17.39%) RAD
5 13 (14.13%) UML
5 13 (14.13%) SOA
5 13 (14.13%) Content Management
5 13 (14.13%) Scrum
6 11 (11.96%) Validation
7 10 (10.87%) Project Management
7 10 (10.87%) RUP
8 9 (9.78%) Web Development
9 7 (7.61%) Release Management
9 7 (7.61%) ITIL
9 7 (7.61%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.61%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.52%) Logistics
10 6 (6.52%) Migration
10 6 (6.52%) Regression Testing
10 6 (6.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (77.17%) Java
2 38 (41.30%) SQL
3 32 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.61%) VBA
5 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.35%) Perl
7 3 (3.26%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) C
7 3 (3.26%) C#
7 3 (3.26%) XPath
7 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (1.09%) FQL
8 1 (1.09%) JCL
8 1 (1.09%) COBOL
8 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (6.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) Tivoli
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (64.13%) IBM
2 33 (35.87%) Oracle
3 12 (13.04%) HP
4 11 (11.96%) JBoss
4 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.78%) FatWire
6 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.43%) Citrix
8 4 (4.35%) ATG
9 3 (3.26%) webMethods
9 3 (3.26%) Blue Martini
9 3 (3.26%) Endeca
9 3 (3.26%) Elastic Path
9 3 (3.26%) Interwoven
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco
10 2 (2.17%) Adobe
10 2 (2.17%) Sun
10 2 (2.17%) Dell
10 2 (2.17%) VMware
11 1 (1.09%) hybris
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