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 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 86 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 46 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.67% 1.47% 1.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.85% 8.37% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £30.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
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
586 502 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.32% 17.56% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 241 193
Average daily rate £325 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 53
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £23.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £30.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

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 June 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 2 June 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 +12 22 £400 +66.66% 1
Hertfordshire -13 16 £375 -21.05%
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £325 -38.09% 1
Bedfordshire +5 2 £225 -18.91%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 56 (69.14%) Java
2 49 (60.49%) XML
3 47 (58.02%) JavaScript
3 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (55.56%) HTML
5 43 (53.09%) UNIX
6 42 (51.85%) J2EE
6 42 (51.85%) IBM
7 37 (45.68%) SQL
8 35 (43.21%) CSS
9 34 (41.98%) Ant
10 31 (38.27%) Linux
11 29 (35.80%) Oracle
12 28 (34.57%) Windows
12 28 (34.57%) Eclipse
13 27 (33.33%) Web Services
13 27 (33.33%) Ajax
13 27 (33.33%) Relational Database
14 26 (32.10%) TDD
15 25 (30.86%) HTML5
16 24 (29.63%) OO
16 24 (29.63%) XHTML
17 23 (28.40%) Solaris
17 23 (28.40%) SOAP
18 22 (27.16%) E-Commerce
19 21 (25.93%) Content Management
20 20 (24.69%) Marketing
20 20 (24.69%) WebLogic
21 19 (23.46%) JBoss
21 19 (23.46%) Digital Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 20 (24.69%) WebLogic
2 19 (23.46%) JBoss
3 16 (19.75%) MQSeries
4 12 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (11.11%) GlassFish
5 9 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (9.88%) IIS
7 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
8 5 (6.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.47%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (1.23%) Mule
10 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.23%) Apache
10 1 (1.23%) Documentum
10 1 (1.23%) CMS
10 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 13 (16.05%) DB2
3 7 (8.64%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.70%) DTS
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (41.98%) Ant
2 28 (34.57%) Eclipse
3 15 (18.52%) SoapUI
4 14 (17.28%) JUnit
4 14 (17.28%) Selenium
5 13 (16.05%) JIRA
6 11 (13.58%) Subversion
7 10 (12.35%) Talend Open Studio
7 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.17%) Maven
8 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.94%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (4.94%) Log4j
9 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.70%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.23%) AccuRev
11 1 (1.23%) Hudson
11 1 (1.23%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 20 (24.69%) Marketing
2 13 (16.05%) Finance
3 11 (13.58%) Retail
3 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.17%) Legal
6 2 (2.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (46.91%) Developer
2 30 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 18 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (4.94%) Integration Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Tester
9 4 (4.94%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (60.49%) XML
2 45 (55.56%) HTML
3 42 (51.85%) J2EE
4 35 (43.21%) CSS
5 27 (33.33%) Web Services
5 27 (33.33%) Ajax
6 25 (30.86%) HTML5
7 24 (29.63%) XHTML
8 23 (28.40%) SOAP
9 18 (22.22%) JAX-RS
9 18 (22.22%) EclipseLink
9 18 (22.22%) JAX-WS
9 18 (22.22%) TopLink
10 13 (16.05%) jQuery
11 12 (14.81%) Struts
11 12 (14.81%) JSP
11 12 (14.81%) Servlets
12 9 (11.11%) CSS3
12 9 (11.11%) PhoneGap
12 9 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Web 2.0
3 4 (4.94%) PMI
4 3 (3.70%) CMDB
4 3 (3.70%) iSeries
4 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (53.09%) UNIX
2 31 (38.27%) Linux
3 28 (34.57%) Windows
4 23 (28.40%) Solaris
5 4 (4.94%) HPUX
6 2 (2.47%) AIX
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) TDD
3 24 (29.63%) OO
4 22 (27.16%) E-Commerce
5 21 (25.93%) Content Management
6 19 (23.46%) Digital Marketing
6 19 (23.46%) User Stories
7 18 (22.22%) Scrum
8 17 (20.99%) SOA
9 16 (19.75%) B2C
9 16 (19.75%) MVC
9 16 (19.75%) Use Case
10 15 (18.52%) Validation
11 13 (16.05%) RUP
11 13 (16.05%) UML
12 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
13 10 (12.35%) Unit Testing
14 9 (11.11%) OOP
14 9 (11.11%) Mobile Development
15 8 (9.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 56 (69.14%) Java
2 47 (58.02%) JavaScript
3 37 (45.68%) SQL
4 10 (12.35%) Perl
5 9 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.11%) Ruby
5 9 (11.11%) Python
6 5 (6.17%) Korn
6 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.94%) XPath
8 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.47%) VBScript
8 2 (2.47%) C#
9 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.88%) Degree
3 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) vSphere
2 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (51.85%) IBM
2 29 (35.80%) Oracle
3 10 (12.35%) Talend
4 9 (11.11%) TIBCO
5 7 (8.64%) HP
6 6 (7.41%) Adobe
7 5 (6.17%) VMware
8 4 (4.94%) webMethods
8 4 (4.94%) Citrix
8 4 (4.94%) Interwoven
8 4 (4.94%) ATG
8 4 (4.94%) Elastic Path
8 4 (4.94%) Blue Martini
9 3 (3.70%) Intershop
9 3 (3.70%) Demandware
9 3 (3.70%) hybris
9 3 (3.70%) SAP
10 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.47%) Software AG
10 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
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