The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Developer in their job title 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
WebSphere Developer
Rank 550 524 460
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -64
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 37 44 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.089% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.096% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 51
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£500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.58% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £370 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47771 45698 43205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.57% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30943 28173 25957
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1841 1968
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

WebSphere Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Developer across the England region.

WebSphere Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

WebSphere Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

WebSphere Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Developer across the England region.

WebSphere Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Developer within the 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
South East -25 11 £500 +3.35% 1
London -1 8 £500 +11.11%
East of England -2 6 - -
West Midlands +7 5 £400 -3.03%
Yorkshire -33 4 - -
Midlands -1 1 - -
East Midlands -6 1 £350 -
North West -30 1 - -
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WebSphere Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Developer in their job title 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 with WebSphere Developer in their job title.

1 87 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 49 (56.32%) Java
3 38 (43.68%) IBM
4 33 (37.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 26 (29.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (22.99%) XML
7 20 (22.99%) E-Commerce
7 20 (22.99%) Retail
8 19 (21.84%) J2EE
9 16 (18.39%) CSS
9 16 (18.39%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (17.24%) Commerce Server
10 15 (17.24%) HTTP
10 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (17.24%) Finance
11 14 (16.09%) HTML
11 14 (16.09%) SQL
12 12 (13.79%) SAP
13 10 (11.49%) DB2
13 10 (11.49%) DataPower
14 9 (10.34%) JSP
14 9 (10.34%) XML Schema
15 8 (9.20%) Web Services
15 8 (9.20%) JSTL
16 7 (8.05%) Banking
16 7 (8.05%) Retail Banking
16 7 (8.05%) WebSphere Portal
16 7 (8.05%) JUnit
16 7 (8.05%) UNIX

WebSphere Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Developer in their job title 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 with WebSphere Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 87 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 26 (29.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (17.24%) Commerce Server
4 7 (8.05%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (6.90%) WebSphere Process Server
6 4 (4.60%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.60%) JBoss
6 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.30%) WMQI
8 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) HTTP
2 6 (6.90%) SSL
2 6 (6.90%) Firewall
3 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) DB2
2 4 (4.60%) Big Data
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) JUnit
2 5 (5.75%) Ant
3 4 (4.60%) JMeter
3 4 (4.60%) Selenium
4 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.30%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (22.99%) Retail
2 15 (17.24%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Retail Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 20 (22.99%) XML
3 19 (21.84%) J2EE
4 16 (18.39%) CSS
4 16 (18.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (16.09%) HTML
6 9 (10.34%) JSP
6 9 (10.34%) XML Schema
7 8 (9.20%) Web Services
7 8 (9.20%) JSTL
8 6 (6.90%) SAML
8 6 (6.90%) JMS
9 5 (5.75%) WSDL
9 5 (5.75%) SOAP
10 4 (4.60%) Java EE
11 3 (3.45%) Middleware
11 3 (3.45%) EJB
12 2 (2.30%) XSD
12 2 (2.30%) XSLT
12 2 (2.30%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) DataPower
2 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) UNIX
2 6 (6.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) E-Commerce
2 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (6.90%) TDD
3 6 (6.90%) SOA
3 6 (6.90%) Web Development
3 6 (6.90%) Integration Testing
3 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.60%) High Availability
5 4 (4.60%) Low Latency
6 3 (3.45%) B2B
6 3 (3.45%) B2C
7 2 (2.30%) EAI
7 2 (2.30%) Performance Testing
7 2 (2.30%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.30%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.15%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.15%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.32%) Java
2 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.09%) SQL
4 2 (2.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (43.68%) IBM
2 12 (13.79%) SAP
3 7 (8.05%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) BEA
4 4 (4.60%) ATG
4 4 (4.60%) hybris
5 2 (2.30%) Sybase