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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Developer
Rank 563 546 464
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -82
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 19 13 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.027% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.030% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 39
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £429 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £557 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
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
46468 43835 42327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.75% 92.63% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30057 26949 24391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1901 1936 2492
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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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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
London +13 5 £500 -
North West - 4 £425 -
South East -31 1 £450 +5.88%
WebSphere Developer
UK

WebSphere Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 91 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 64 (70.33%) IBM
3 57 (62.64%) Java
4 43 (47.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 27 (29.67%) Web Services
6 23 (25.27%) J2EE
7 22 (24.18%) WebSphere MQ
8 21 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 19 (20.88%) CSS
9 19 (20.88%) Integration Testing
10 18 (19.78%) SAP
10 18 (19.78%) Oracle
10 18 (19.78%) Linux
11 17 (18.68%) MVC
12 16 (17.58%) XML
12 16 (17.58%) JSP
12 16 (17.58%) Servlets
12 16 (17.58%) EJB
13 15 (16.48%) DB2
13 15 (16.48%) AIX
13 15 (16.48%) Unit Testing
14 14 (15.38%) JDBC
14 14 (15.38%) HTTP
14 14 (15.38%) Mainframe
15 13 (14.29%) UNIX
16 12 (13.19%) RAD
16 12 (13.19%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (13.19%) ClearQuest
16 12 (13.19%) ClearCase

WebSphere Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 91 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.19%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (9.89%) WebSphere Portal
4 8 (8.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.20%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.20%) JBoss
6 2 (2.20%) Quickr
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.10%) FileNet
7 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.10%) Commerce Server
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) HTTP
2 5 (5.49%) SSL
3 3 (3.30%) FTP
4 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) DB2
2 5 (5.49%) MySQL
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.10%) MS Access
5 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) ClearQuest
1 12 (13.19%) ClearCase
2 4 (4.40%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.30%) Ant
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.10%) JUnit
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Automotive
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Advertising
5 3 (3.30%) Back Office
6 2 (2.20%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Publishing
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (47.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 27 (29.67%) Web Services
3 23 (25.27%) J2EE
4 22 (24.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 19 (20.88%) CSS
6 16 (17.58%) XML
6 16 (17.58%) JSP
6 16 (17.58%) Servlets
6 16 (17.58%) EJB
7 14 (15.38%) JDBC
8 12 (13.19%) Struts
9 11 (12.09%) REST
10 10 (10.99%) Spring
10 10 (10.99%) XML Schema
11 9 (9.89%) HTML
11 9 (9.89%) DAO
11 9 (9.89%) Taglibs
12 7 (7.69%) Hibernate
13 6 (6.59%) Ajax
14 4 (4.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.59%) DataPower
4 3 (3.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) iSeries
6 1 (1.10%) Open Source
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.78%) Linux
2 15 (16.48%) AIX
3 13 (14.29%) UNIX
4 3 (3.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.30%) Windows
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 19 (20.88%) Integration Testing
3 17 (18.68%) MVC
4 15 (16.48%) Unit Testing
5 12 (13.19%) RAD
5 12 (13.19%) Service Delivery
6 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.79%) Workflow Management
7 8 (8.79%) Workflow
8 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.40%) SOA
9 4 (4.40%) UML
9 4 (4.40%) Scrum
10 3 (3.30%) Migration
10 3 (3.30%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.20%) EAI
11 2 (2.20%) OO
11 2 (2.20%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.20%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.20%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (62.64%) Java
2 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.99%) SQL
4 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (70.33%) IBM
2 18 (19.78%) SAP
2 18 (19.78%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) webMethods
3 3 (3.30%) Software AG
4 2 (2.20%) Lotus
5 1 (1.10%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.10%) Sun