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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 105 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 40 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.29% 1.34% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.47% 7.85% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 7
Average daily rate
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£309 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.78% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £28.50 £33.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £35.75 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
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
618 522 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.97% 17.06% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 314 171
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 45 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 +9 25 - -
Essex -13 12 £284 +19.47%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £450 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 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 71 (79.78%) Java
2 61 (68.54%) J2EE
3 58 (65.17%) JavaScript
4 54 (60.67%) XML
4 54 (60.67%) IBM
5 50 (56.18%) HTML
5 50 (56.18%) SQL
5 50 (56.18%) UNIX
6 49 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (44.94%) Linux
8 37 (41.57%) Ant
8 37 (41.57%) CSS
9 34 (38.20%) JSP
9 34 (38.20%) Ajax
9 34 (38.20%) Relational Database
10 32 (35.96%) Windows
11 30 (33.71%) Solaris
11 30 (33.71%) XHTML
11 30 (33.71%) Web Services
12 29 (32.58%) OO
12 29 (32.58%) TDD
13 27 (30.34%) Content Management
13 27 (30.34%) Eclipse
14 24 (26.97%) E-Commerce
14 24 (26.97%) Oracle
15 23 (25.84%) Finance
16 22 (24.72%) WebSphere Application Server
17 21 (23.60%) Servlets
17 21 (23.60%) SOAP
17 21 (23.60%) Struts

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 22 (24.72%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (13.48%) WebLogic
3 10 (11.24%) JBoss
3 10 (11.24%) MQSeries
4 9 (10.11%) GlassFish
5 8 (8.99%) IIS
6 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
6 7 (7.87%) WebSphere Process Server
6 7 (7.87%) WebSphere Portal
7 5 (5.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (3.37%) CMS
9 2 (2.25%) Apache
9 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (1.12%) Mule
10 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.62%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.25%) SaaS
4 2 (2.25%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) Internet
1 8 (8.99%) Firewall
2 7 (7.87%) SSL
3 1 (1.12%) SAN
3 1 (1.12%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) NAS
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (38.20%) Relational Database
2 18 (20.22%) DB2
3 9 (10.11%) DbVisualizer
4 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (41.57%) Ant
2 27 (30.34%) Eclipse
3 14 (15.73%) Subversion
4 13 (14.61%) SoapUI
5 12 (13.48%) JUnit
6 7 (7.87%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Log4j
6 7 (7.87%) Selenium
6 7 (7.87%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.74%) AccuRev
7 6 (6.74%) WebDriver
8 5 (5.62%) Maven
9 4 (4.49%) JIRA
9 4 (4.49%) HP UFT
10 3 (3.37%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.12%) JMeter
11 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.12%) Hudson
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 19 (21.35%) Marketing
3 13 (14.61%) Retail
4 8 (8.99%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.49%) Legal
6 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.12%) Automotive
7 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (61.80%) Developer
2 44 (49.44%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Tester
7 6 (6.74%) WebSphere Developer
7 6 (6.74%) WebSphere Portal Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Portal Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.74%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (4.49%) AWS Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Architect
9 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (68.54%) J2EE
2 54 (60.67%) XML
3 50 (56.18%) HTML
4 37 (41.57%) CSS
5 34 (38.20%) JSP
5 34 (38.20%) Ajax
6 30 (33.71%) Web Services
6 30 (33.71%) XHTML
7 21 (23.60%) Servlets
7 21 (23.60%) SOAP
7 21 (23.60%) Struts
7 21 (23.60%) TopLink
8 19 (21.35%) HTML5
9 16 (17.98%) JAX-RS
9 16 (17.98%) JAX-WS
9 16 (17.98%) EclipseLink
10 14 (15.73%) JSTL
11 11 (12.36%) EJB
11 11 (12.36%) JDBC
12 9 (10.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Web 2.0
2 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) PMI
4 3 (3.37%) User Experience
4 3 (3.37%) iSeries
4 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) CMDB
6 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 50 (56.18%) UNIX
2 40 (44.94%) Linux
3 32 (35.96%) Windows
4 30 (33.71%) Solaris
5 7 (7.87%) HPUX
6 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.25%) AIX
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.58%) TDD
2 29 (32.58%) OO
3 27 (30.34%) Content Management
4 24 (26.97%) E-Commerce
5 19 (21.35%) B2C
6 18 (20.22%) Digital Marketing
6 18 (20.22%) User Stories
7 14 (15.73%) Use Case
7 14 (15.73%) Scrum
7 14 (15.73%) RAD
8 11 (12.36%) RUP
9 10 (11.24%) Validation
9 10 (11.24%) Automated Testing
9 10 (11.24%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (10.11%) System Testing
10 9 (10.11%) Project Management
11 8 (8.99%) MVC
11 8 (8.99%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 71 (79.78%) Java
2 58 (65.17%) JavaScript
3 50 (56.18%) SQL
4 13 (14.61%) Perl
5 12 (13.48%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.87%) XPath
6 7 (7.87%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.62%) Korn
7 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.37%) C#
9 2 (2.25%) VBScript
10 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.74%) vSphere
2 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.49%) vCloud
3 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.12%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
1 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 54 (60.67%) IBM
2 24 (26.97%) Oracle
3 9 (10.11%) Google
4 8 (8.99%) FatWire
5 7 (7.87%) ATG
5 7 (7.87%) Interwoven
5 7 (7.87%) Blue Martini
5 7 (7.87%) Elastic Path
5 7 (7.87%) Omniture
6 6 (6.74%) VMware
6 6 (6.74%) Adobe
7 5 (5.62%) HP
8 4 (4.49%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.49%) hybris
8 4 (4.49%) Demandware
8 4 (4.49%) Intershop
9 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.25%) Software AG
10 2 (2.25%) SAP
10 2 (2.25%) Pega
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