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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 94 106 75
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 34 22 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 0.96% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.62% 5.29% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 19
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£469 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £331 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £389
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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
446 416 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.44% 18.24% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 229 245
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.71 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £34.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -9 10 £510 +27.50% 9
Essex - 9 £513 - 2
Cambridgeshire -7 6 £438 +53.50% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (67.57%) Java
2 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (44.59%) IBM
4 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 30 (40.54%) HTML
4 30 (40.54%) XML
5 29 (39.19%) J2EE
6 26 (35.14%) CSS
6 26 (35.14%) HTML5
7 25 (33.78%) Web Services
8 24 (32.43%) SOA
9 22 (29.73%) SQL
10 21 (28.38%) Ant
11 19 (25.68%) Oracle
11 19 (25.68%) UNIX
11 19 (25.68%) UML
12 18 (24.32%) E-Commerce
13 17 (22.97%) Ajax
14 16 (21.62%) Scrum
15 15 (20.27%) Validation
15 15 (20.27%) Linux
16 14 (18.92%) Windows
16 14 (18.92%) MQSeries
17 13 (17.57%) XHTML
17 13 (17.57%) Eclipse
17 13 (17.57%) .NET
17 13 (17.57%) Content Management
17 13 (17.57%) Marketing
18 12 (16.22%) Talend Open Studio
18 12 (16.22%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (18.92%) MQSeries
2 12 (16.22%) WebLogic
2 12 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (16.22%) JBoss
3 9 (12.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.41%) CMS
6 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.70%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) Documentum
7 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Photoshop
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Internet
2 5 (6.76%) Intranet
2 5 (6.76%) Extranet
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) DTS
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) DB2
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Ant
2 13 (17.57%) Eclipse
3 12 (16.22%) Talend Open Studio
4 11 (14.86%) JUnit
5 9 (12.16%) JIRA
5 9 (12.16%) Selenium
5 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.11%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.70%) Subversion
9 1 (1.35%) JMeter
9 1 (1.35%) Maven
9 1 (1.35%) MyEclipse
9 1 (1.35%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (17.57%) Marketing
2 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.46%) Finance
4 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 5 (6.76%) Legal
5 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.70%) Publishing
6 2 (2.70%) Automotive
7 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Architect
4 10 (13.51%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Software Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.76%) Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) WebSphere Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Designer
9 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Integration Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Specialist
11 2 (2.70%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.54%) HTML
1 30 (40.54%) XML
2 29 (39.19%) J2EE
3 26 (35.14%) CSS
3 26 (35.14%) HTML5
4 25 (33.78%) Web Services
5 17 (22.97%) Ajax
6 13 (17.57%) XHTML
6 13 (17.57%) .NET
7 12 (16.22%) CSS3
8 11 (14.86%) SOAP
8 11 (14.86%) Middleware
8 11 (14.86%) jQuery
9 9 (12.16%) TopLink
9 9 (12.16%) Spring
9 9 (12.16%) JSON
9 9 (12.16%) JAX-WS
9 9 (12.16%) PhoneGap
9 9 (12.16%) Apache Camel
9 9 (12.16%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Mainframe
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.70%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.70%) CMDB
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) UNIX
2 15 (20.27%) Linux
3 14 (18.92%) Windows
4 11 (14.86%) Solaris
5 1 (1.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) SOA
3 19 (25.68%) UML
4 18 (24.32%) E-Commerce
5 16 (21.62%) Scrum
6 15 (20.27%) Validation
7 13 (17.57%) Content Management
8 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
8 12 (16.22%) MVC
9 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.51%) TDD
9 10 (13.51%) OO
10 9 (12.16%) OOP
10 9 (12.16%) RUP
10 9 (12.16%) B2C
10 9 (12.16%) Use Case
10 9 (12.16%) User Stories
11 8 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (6.76%) Web Development
12 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (67.57%) Java
2 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 22 (29.73%) SQL
4 9 (12.16%) Python
4 9 (12.16%) Ruby
5 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.35%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) IBM
2 19 (25.68%) Oracle
3 12 (16.22%) Talend
4 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.81%) webMethods
6 7 (9.46%) TIBCO
7 5 (6.76%) SAP
8 4 (5.41%) FatWire
8 4 (5.41%) HP
9 3 (4.05%) Citrix
9 3 (4.05%) BEA
9 3 (4.05%) Endeca
10 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.35%) BMC
10 1 (1.35%) Adobe
10 1 (1.35%) Alias
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