The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills 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 over the 3 months to 17 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 159 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 687 865 874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.34% 1.79% 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.47% 10.19% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 481 461
Average daily rate
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£425 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Average hourly rate £31.25 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.63 £28.50 £24.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £75.50 £128.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
WebSphere
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9195 8486 9600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.89% 17.60% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5643 5132 5474
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 353 458
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in England

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Histogram in England

WebSphere
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 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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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 -67 275 £430 -14.00% 71
South East -68 94 £438 +9.37% 16
Yorkshire +39 73 £425 +3.03% 14
West Midlands +25 69 £425 +23.27% 4
North West -24 48 £340 -9.33% 12
East of England -10 47 £350 -31.03% 12
East Midlands +9 41 £450 - 2
South West -12 21 £525 +30.84% 2
North East -26 9 £335 +39.58%
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 630 (47.44%) IBM
2 501 (37.73%) Oracle
3 493 (37.12%) Java
4 470 (35.39%) Linux
5 328 (24.70%) Finance
6 323 (24.32%) UNIX
7 305 (22.97%) SQL
8 303 (22.82%) WebSphere MQ
9 281 (21.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 266 (20.03%) J2EE
11 234 (17.62%) XML
12 231 (17.39%) Windows
13 221 (16.64%) Middleware
14 213 (16.04%) WebLogic
15 202 (15.21%) Web Services
16 194 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
17 192 (14.46%) E-Commerce
18 190 (14.31%) SOA
19 182 (13.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
20 178 (13.40%) Retail
21 167 (12.58%) JavaScript
22 158 (11.90%) Banking
23 153 (11.52%) HTTP
24 151 (11.37%) Tomcat
25 149 (11.22%) DB2
26 148 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
27 146 (10.99%) SQL Server
27 146 (10.99%) AIX
27 146 (10.99%) JBoss
28 137 (10.32%) HTML

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 281 (21.16%) WebSphere Application Server
2 213 (16.04%) WebLogic
3 151 (11.37%) Tomcat
4 136 (10.24%) Apache
5 80 (6.02%) IIS
6 72 (5.42%) BizTalk Server
7 67 (5.05%) MQSeries
8 65 (4.89%) IBM HTTP Server
9 39 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
10 38 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
11 32 (2.41%) SharePoint
12 30 (2.26%) WebSphere Portal
13 28 (2.11%) Jetty
14 27 (2.03%) nginx
15 24 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 24 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
16 22 (1.66%) GlassFish
17 20 (1.51%) CMS
18 18 (1.36%) CICS
18 18 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 34 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.81%) MS Office
3 17 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.90%) MS Project
5 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.15%) SPSS
7 1 (0.075%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.13%) Workday HCM
3 13 (0.98%) SAP HR
4 10 (0.75%) JDE OneWorld
5 8 (0.60%) Maximo
5 8 (0.60%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 7 (0.53%) Tridion
7 6 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.45%) Murex MxG2000
7 6 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.30%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 4 (0.30%) Misys Midas
9 4 (0.30%) ENOVIA
10 3 (0.23%) RMDS
10 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 62 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
2 44 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.13%) Google App Engine
5 10 (0.75%) SaaS
6 5 (0.38%) PaaS
7 4 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.30%) Route 53
7 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.23%) IaaS
9 2 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.075%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 153 (11.52%) HTTP
2 108 (8.13%) SSL
3 66 (4.97%) Firewall
4 65 (4.89%) TCP/IP
5 62 (4.67%) Internet
6 60 (4.52%) DNS
7 55 (4.14%) FTP
8 50 (3.77%) SAN
9 45 (3.39%) LDAP
10 26 (1.96%) DHCP
11 24 (1.81%) IPsec
12 20 (1.51%) Intranet
13 18 (1.36%) HTTPS
13 18 (1.36%) VPN
14 15 (1.13%) WAN
15 12 (0.90%) SSH
16 11 (0.83%) NAS
17 10 (0.75%) ATM
18 9 (0.68%) iSCSI
18 9 (0.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (11.22%) DB2
2 146 (10.99%) SQL Server
3 89 (6.70%) Oracle Database
4 62 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 42 (3.16%) MySQL
5 42 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (2.79%) Oracle Exadata
7 24 (1.81%) RDBMS
8 20 (1.51%) Big Data
9 16 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.20%) ObjectStore
10 15 (1.13%) Hadoop
11 13 (0.98%) DTS
12 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (0.90%) DbVisualizer
13 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (0.60%) Hazelcast
15 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 60 (4.52%) Eclipse
2 59 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 58 (4.37%) Maven
4 50 (3.77%) Ant
5 46 (3.46%) JIRA
6 45 (3.39%) ClearCase
7 40 (3.01%) ClearQuest
8 34 (2.56%) JUnit
9 32 (2.41%) Introscope
10 30 (2.26%) Subversion
11 26 (1.96%) Git (software)
12 20 (1.51%) SoapUI
13 13 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
13 13 (0.98%) LoadRunner
14 11 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (0.68%) Mercurial
15 9 (0.68%) Gerrit
15 9 (0.68%) JMeter
16 8 (0.60%) AnthillPro
16 8 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 328 (24.70%) Finance
2 178 (13.40%) Retail
3 158 (11.90%) Banking
4 52 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 43 (3.24%) Financial Institution
6 40 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.96%) Automotive
9 25 (1.88%) Marketing
10 23 (1.73%) Front Office
11 15 (1.13%) Back Office
12 14 (1.05%) Legal
13 11 (0.83%) Publishing
14 9 (0.68%) Games
14 9 (0.68%) Advertising
15 7 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.53%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.38%) German Language
16 5 (0.38%) Electronics
17 4 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 378 (28.46%) Developer
2 191 (14.38%) Architect
3 180 (13.55%) Analyst
4 166 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 105 (7.91%) Administrator
6 95 (7.15%) Consultant
7 90 (6.78%) WebSphere Developer
8 67 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
9 54 (4.07%) Project Manager
9 54 (4.07%) Business Analyst
10 49 (3.69%) WebSphere Administrator
11 46 (3.46%) Senior Developer
12 36 (2.71%) Integration Architect
13 31 (2.33%) Programmer
13 31 (2.33%) Technical Architect
14 30 (2.26%) WebSphere Specialist
15 29 (2.18%) WebSphere Consultant
15 29 (2.18%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
16 28 (2.11%) Support Analyst
17 26 (1.96%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (22.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 266 (20.03%) J2EE
3 234 (17.62%) XML
4 221 (16.64%) Middleware
5 202 (15.21%) Web Services
6 182 (13.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 137 (10.32%) HTML
8 123 (9.26%) Spring
9 118 (8.89%) JMS
10 114 (8.58%) SOAP
11 109 (8.21%) .NET
12 102 (7.68%) CSS
13 82 (6.17%) JSP
13 82 (6.17%) XSLT
14 73 (5.50%) Hibernate
15 70 (5.27%) Servlets
15 70 (5.27%) Ajax
16 67 (5.05%) Java EE
17 64 (4.82%) REST
18 60 (4.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 148 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.72%) Mainframe
2 76 (5.72%) Clustering
3 59 (4.44%) DataPower
4 36 (2.71%) Management Information System
5 34 (2.56%) iSeries
6 33 (2.48%) AS400
7 29 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (2.18%) Hedge funds
8 27 (2.03%) Derivative
9 26 (1.96%) Open Source
10 18 (1.36%) SWIFT
11 17 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.28%) Credit Derivative
12 16 (1.20%) Computer Science
13 13 (0.98%) Web 2.0
13 13 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.98%) PMI
13 13 (0.98%) Replication
14 12 (0.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 470 (35.39%) Linux
2 323 (24.32%) UNIX
3 231 (17.39%) Windows
4 146 (10.99%) AIX
5 94 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 92 (6.93%) Solaris
7 38 (2.86%) SELinux
8 25 (1.88%) zOS
9 18 (1.36%) SUSE
9 18 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
10 16 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (0.98%) Android
12 12 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.90%) HPUX
13 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.68%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.53%) CentOS
15 7 (0.53%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (14.46%) E-Commerce
3 190 (14.31%) SOA
4 117 (8.81%) ITIL
5 100 (7.53%) Migration
6 99 (7.45%) OO
7 77 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (5.72%) UML
9 67 (5.05%) Scrum
10 65 (4.89%) Configuration Management
11 63 (4.74%) Software Engineering
11 63 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 61 (4.59%) Project Management
13 56 (4.22%) Service Delivery
13 56 (4.22%) Release Management
14 54 (4.07%) Workflow
15 49 (3.69%) TOGAF
15 49 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
16 47 (3.54%) Unit Testing
17 45 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 493 (37.12%) Java
2 305 (22.97%) SQL
3 167 (12.58%) JavaScript
4 116 (8.73%) Bash Shell
5 114 (8.58%) Python
6 94 (7.08%) Shell Script
7 83 (6.25%) Perl
8 58 (4.37%) C
9 50 (3.77%) Ruby
10 48 (3.61%) Jython
11 41 (3.09%) C#
12 39 (2.94%) PowerShell
13 36 (2.71%) Korn
14 32 (2.41%) C++
15 31 (2.33%) XPath
16 30 (2.26%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.51%) VBScript
18 19 (1.43%) RPG IV
18 19 (1.43%) RPG
19 12 (0.90%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 48 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 42 (3.16%) Degree
3 31 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.43%) ISEB
5 15 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.60%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 7 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.45%) RHCE
10 6 (0.45%) MCSE
10 6 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.38%) RHCT
11 5 (0.38%) MCITP
11 5 (0.38%) CCNA
11 5 (0.38%) IBM Certification
11 5 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.30%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.23%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.01%) QA
2 30 (2.26%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.98%) SLA
4 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.075%) HL7
System Software
1 107 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (3.46%) Oracle RAC
3 30 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.73%) vCloud
5 20 (1.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 19 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
7 17 (1.28%) Xen
7 17 (1.28%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.20%) NFS
8 16 (1.20%) XenServer
9 12 (0.90%) vSphere
10 10 (0.75%) XenApp
11 7 (0.53%) Shibboleth
11 7 (0.53%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.38%) RACF
12 5 (0.38%) OCFS2
13 3 (0.23%) SRDF
13 3 (0.23%) RHEV
14 2 (0.15%) KVM
14 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 83 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 75 (5.65%) Puppet
3 13 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 12 (0.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 12 (0.90%) CA Wily
5 10 (0.75%) CA SiteMinder
6 9 (0.68%) Backup Exec
6 9 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.45%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.38%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
8 5 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (0.38%) CA LISA
9 4 (0.30%) Ansible
9 4 (0.30%) Control-M
10 3 (0.23%) OMEGAMON
10 3 (0.23%) YUM
Vendors
1 630 (47.44%) IBM
2 501 (37.73%) Oracle
3 146 (10.99%) JBoss
4 134 (10.09%) VMware
5 127 (9.56%) Microsoft
6 123 (9.26%) Red Hat
7 109 (8.21%) SAP
8 65 (4.89%) HP
9 50 (3.77%) ATG
10 49 (3.69%) Citrix
11 29 (2.18%) Remedy
12 28 (2.11%) Sun
13 27 (2.03%) Software AG
14 26 (1.96%) webMethods
15 23 (1.73%) Sybase
16 21 (1.58%) Informatica
16 21 (1.58%) TIBCO
17 20 (1.51%) BEA
17 20 (1.51%) NetApp
17 20 (1.51%) Cognos
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