The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 154 129 116
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 677 791 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.41% 1.71% 1.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.89% 9.92% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 464 472
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £24.75 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £35.70 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
- -33.70%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8579 7976 9014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.90% 17.21% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5187 4618 5198
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 411 424
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.55 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
WebSphere
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -40 294 £450 -10.00% 62
South East -9 154 £425 - 17
West Midlands +17 48 £419 +9.83% 9
Yorkshire +18 44 £425 +13.33% 11
East of England -9 42 £278 -16.85% 12
East Midlands -12 39 £375 -16.66% 7
South West -17 19 £300 +4.34% 4
North West -46 11 £425 +13.33% 7
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 579 (46.06%) IBM
2 462 (36.75%) Oracle
3 422 (33.57%) Java
4 406 (32.30%) Linux
5 354 (28.16%) UNIX
6 349 (27.76%) Finance
7 283 (22.51%) WebSphere MQ
8 281 (22.35%) SQL
9 260 (20.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 250 (19.89%) J2EE
11 223 (17.74%) Windows
12 196 (15.59%) Retail
13 190 (15.12%) WebLogic
13 190 (15.12%) E-Commerce
14 187 (14.88%) XML
15 186 (14.80%) Web Services
16 181 (14.40%) Middleware
17 176 (14.00%) SOA
18 172 (13.68%) Banking
19 168 (13.37%) DB2
20 163 (12.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
21 154 (12.25%) SQL Server
22 146 (11.61%) JavaScript
23 141 (11.22%) AIX
24 127 (10.10%) HTML
25 122 (9.71%) JBoss
26 114 (9.07%) Tomcat
27 112 (8.91%) Solaris
28 109 (8.67%) Red Hat
29 108 (8.59%) Bash Shell

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 260 (20.68%) WebSphere Application Server
2 190 (15.12%) WebLogic
3 114 (9.07%) Tomcat
4 95 (7.56%) Apache
5 79 (6.28%) MQSeries
6 72 (5.73%) IIS
7 65 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
8 40 (3.18%) IBM HTTP Server
9 32 (2.55%) WebSphere Portal
10 31 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
11 30 (2.39%) SharePoint
12 28 (2.23%) CICS
12 28 (2.23%) WebSphere Process Server
13 26 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 22 (1.75%) Jetty
15 20 (1.59%) CMS
16 18 (1.43%) nginx
17 16 (1.27%) GlassFish
18 15 (1.19%) NetWeaver
18 15 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 22 (1.75%) MS Office
1 22 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.56%) MS Project
4 4 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) SPSS
6 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.11%) Maximo
3 13 (1.03%) Tridion
3 13 (1.03%) Workday HCM
4 11 (0.88%) SAP HR
5 10 (0.80%) JDE OneWorld
6 9 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.32%) RMDS
8 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.24%) Magento
10 2 (0.16%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.53%) Amazon EC2
2 42 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.64%) Google App Engine
4 8 (0.64%) SaaS
5 7 (0.56%) Route 53
5 7 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.24%) PaaS
7 2 (0.16%) IaaS
7 2 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 101 (8.04%) HTTP
2 65 (5.17%) SSL
3 64 (5.09%) Firewall
4 58 (4.61%) Internet
5 56 (4.46%) LDAP
6 48 (3.82%) DNS
7 47 (3.74%) TCP/IP
8 46 (3.66%) SAN
9 39 (3.10%) FTP
10 20 (1.59%) DHCP
11 19 (1.51%) HTTPS
12 18 (1.43%) VPN
13 17 (1.35%) IPsec
14 16 (1.27%) WAN
15 11 (0.88%) SSH
16 10 (0.80%) ATM
16 10 (0.80%) Intranet
16 10 (0.80%) NAS
17 9 (0.72%) LAN
18 8 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (13.37%) DB2
2 154 (12.25%) SQL Server
3 90 (7.16%) Oracle Database
4 76 (6.05%) Relational Database
5 48 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
6 47 (3.74%) MySQL
7 37 (2.94%) RDBMS
8 30 (2.39%) Oracle Exadata
9 19 (1.51%) Big Data
9 19 (1.51%) DTS
10 17 (1.35%) DbVisualizer
11 15 (1.19%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.03%) ObjectStore
14 12 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
18 6 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 54 (4.30%) JIRA
2 53 (4.22%) Eclipse
3 52 (4.14%) Ant
4 50 (3.98%) Maven
5 42 (3.34%) Jenkins
6 40 (3.18%) Subversion
7 33 (2.63%) JUnit
8 32 (2.55%) ClearCase
9 27 (2.15%) ClearQuest
10 22 (1.75%) Introscope
11 19 (1.51%) SoapUI
12 18 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
13 16 (1.27%) LoadRunner
13 16 (1.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 16 (1.27%) Git (software)
14 15 (1.19%) Log4j
15 13 (1.03%) Gerrit
15 13 (1.03%) Mercurial
16 12 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 349 (27.76%) Finance
2 196 (15.59%) Retail
3 172 (13.68%) Banking
4 78 (6.21%) Manufacturing
5 53 (4.22%) Investment Banking
6 41 (3.26%) Financial Institution
7 29 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.91%) Marketing
9 17 (1.35%) Front Office
10 15 (1.19%) Back Office
10 15 (1.19%) Automotive
11 12 (0.95%) Legal
12 11 (0.88%) German Language
13 10 (0.80%) Games
14 9 (0.72%) Advertising
14 9 (0.72%) Publishing
15 7 (0.56%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.48%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.32%) French Language
17 4 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 291 (23.15%) Developer
2 195 (15.51%) Architect
3 183 (14.56%) Analyst
4 133 (10.58%) Java Developer
5 109 (8.67%) Administrator
6 88 (7.00%) Project Manager
7 84 (6.68%) Consultant
8 64 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
9 62 (4.93%) WebSphere Administrator
10 54 (4.30%) WebSphere Developer
11 52 (4.14%) Business Analyst
12 38 (3.02%) Integration Architect
13 35 (2.78%) Senior Developer
14 30 (2.39%) Programmer
14 30 (2.39%) Support Analyst
15 27 (2.15%) Technical Architect
16 25 (1.99%) Designer
17 24 (1.91%) WebSphere Specialist
18 23 (1.83%) Deployment Analyst
18 23 (1.83%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (22.51%) WebSphere MQ
2 250 (19.89%) J2EE
3 187 (14.88%) XML
4 186 (14.80%) Web Services
5 181 (14.40%) Middleware
6 163 (12.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 127 (10.10%) HTML
8 102 (8.11%) .NET
9 97 (7.72%) SOAP
10 93 (7.40%) Spring
11 80 (6.36%) JMS
12 75 (5.97%) JSP
13 71 (5.65%) XSLT
14 67 (5.33%) CSS
15 66 (5.25%) Hibernate
16 58 (4.61%) Ajax
17 52 (4.14%) Servlets
18 50 (3.98%) EJB
19 47 (3.74%) JDBC
20 45 (3.58%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 67 (5.33%) DataPower
2 66 (5.25%) Clustering
3 60 (4.77%) Mainframe
4 30 (2.39%) AS400
5 26 (2.07%) Open Source
6 24 (1.91%) Hedge funds
6 24 (1.91%) iSeries
6 24 (1.91%) Derivative
7 23 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.51%) Web 2.0
10 17 (1.35%) SWIFT
11 14 (1.11%) Credit Derivative
12 13 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.88%) Replication
14 10 (0.80%) PKI
14 10 (0.80%) Online Banking
14 10 (0.80%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.80%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 406 (32.30%) Linux
2 354 (28.16%) UNIX
3 223 (17.74%) Windows
4 141 (11.22%) AIX
5 112 (8.91%) Solaris
6 74 (5.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (2.47%) zOS
7 31 (2.47%) SELinux
8 26 (2.07%) Apple iOS
9 17 (1.35%) SUSE
10 16 (1.27%) HPUX
11 13 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (0.80%) CentOS
13 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.64%) Android
14 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.24%) Debian
17 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (15.12%) E-Commerce
2 176 (14.00%) SOA
3 105 (8.35%) ITIL
4 92 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (6.84%) Migration
6 75 (5.97%) Project Management
7 72 (5.73%) OO
8 67 (5.33%) Scrum
9 62 (4.93%) Configuration Management
10 60 (4.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (4.69%) UML
11 59 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (4.46%) Service Delivery
13 48 (3.82%) Workflow
13 48 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
14 44 (3.50%) Release Management
15 43 (3.42%) ETL
16 42 (3.34%) Root Cause Analysis
17 41 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
18 40 (3.18%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 422 (33.57%) Java
2 281 (22.35%) SQL
3 146 (11.61%) JavaScript
4 108 (8.59%) Bash Shell
5 89 (7.08%) Python
6 79 (6.28%) Shell Script
7 63 (5.01%) Perl
8 49 (3.90%) C
9 44 (3.50%) Korn
10 41 (3.26%) Ruby
11 37 (2.94%) PL/SQL
12 29 (2.31%) XPath
13 28 (2.23%) PowerShell
14 26 (2.07%) C#
15 25 (1.99%) C++
16 24 (1.91%) Jython
17 20 (1.59%) VBScript
18 13 (1.03%) RPG
18 13 (1.03%) RPG IV
19 11 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (4.22%) Security Cleared
2 44 (3.50%) Degree
3 43 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
5 23 (1.83%) ISEB
6 18 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (1.03%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.88%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 8 (0.64%) IBM Certification
10 5 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.24%) CISA
11 3 (0.24%) PMP
11 3 (0.24%) CISSP
12 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.16%) MCSE
12 2 (0.16%) CCNA
12 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.14%) QA
2 23 (1.83%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.27%) SLA
4 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.16%) JTAG
7 1 (0.080%) Basel III
7 1 (0.080%) HL7
System Software
1 78 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (3.10%) Oracle RAC
3 27 (2.15%) Active Directory
4 26 (2.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 21 (1.67%) vCloud
6 13 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (0.80%) Xen
7 10 (0.80%) XenServer
7 10 (0.80%) vSphere
8 9 (0.72%) NFS
8 9 (0.72%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.48%) XenApp
9 6 (0.48%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.40%) RACF
10 5 (0.40%) OCFS2
11 4 (0.32%) SRDF
12 3 (0.24%) KVM
12 3 (0.24%) RHEV
12 3 (0.24%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 96 (7.64%) Tivoli
2 62 (4.93%) Puppet
3 24 (1.91%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 18 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (0.88%) CA Wily
6 9 (0.72%) BladeLogic
7 8 (0.64%) CA SiteMinder
8 7 (0.56%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.40%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.32%) CA LISA
11 4 (0.32%) nmon
12 3 (0.24%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.24%) Netcool
12 3 (0.24%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 3 (0.24%) Control-M
13 2 (0.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 579 (46.06%) IBM
2 462 (36.75%) Oracle
3 122 (9.71%) JBoss
4 109 (8.67%) Red Hat
5 102 (8.11%) VMware
6 90 (7.16%) SAP
7 88 (7.00%) Microsoft
8 69 (5.49%) HP
9 48 (3.82%) ATG
10 39 (3.10%) Sun
11 37 (2.94%) Citrix
12 36 (2.86%) TIBCO
13 31 (2.47%) Remedy
14 25 (1.99%) Cognos
14 25 (1.99%) Sybase
15 23 (1.83%) Informatica
16 21 (1.67%) webMethods
17 20 (1.59%) hybris
18 18 (1.43%) 29West
19 16 (1.27%) FatWire
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago