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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 163 187 146
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -41
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 713 574 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.41% 1.14% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.70% 6.51% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 331 341
Average daily rate
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£425 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 10
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £26.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £33.76 £22.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £44.36 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +37.55%
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
9256 8816 7736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.32% 17.53% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5694 5456 4458
Average daily rate £388 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 302 398
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.12 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
London +47 326 £450 -5.26% 52
South East -15 122 £420 +6.66% 15
West Midlands +17 51 £425 +13.33% 3
North West -6 48 £356 -20.83% 9
Yorkshire -7 48 £350 -17.64% 8
East of England +17 43 £400 -3.03% 3
East Midlands +27 35 £425 +11.11% 5
South West +10 18 £448 +11.87% 5
North East -22 11 £279 +1.91%
Midlands +7 7 £550 +37.50%
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 592 (45.75%) Java
2 561 (43.35%) IBM
3 438 (33.85%) Linux
4 383 (29.60%) Oracle
5 346 (26.74%) UNIX
6 306 (23.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 285 (22.02%) WebSphere MQ
8 280 (21.64%) Finance
9 271 (20.94%) XML
10 269 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
11 251 (19.40%) Windows
12 248 (19.17%) SQL
13 221 (17.08%) J2EE
14 220 (17.00%) Middleware
15 202 (15.61%) E-Commerce
16 196 (15.15%) HTML
17 193 (14.91%) WebLogic
18 186 (14.37%) Web Services
19 181 (13.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
20 173 (13.37%) AIX
21 172 (13.29%) JavaScript
22 166 (12.83%) JBoss
23 158 (12.21%) Tomcat
24 142 (10.97%) DB2
25 141 (10.90%) SOA
25 141 (10.90%) Retail
26 138 (10.66%) Banking
27 137 (10.59%) ITIL
28 135 (10.43%) Spring
29 133 (10.28%) Apache

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 306 (23.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 193 (14.91%) WebLogic
3 166 (12.83%) JBoss
4 158 (12.21%) Tomcat
5 133 (10.28%) Apache
6 118 (9.12%) IIS
7 58 (4.48%) IBM HTTP Server
8 53 (4.10%) MQSeries
9 46 (3.55%) WebSphere Portal
10 33 (2.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 32 (2.47%) GlassFish
11 32 (2.47%) WebSphere Process Server
11 32 (2.47%) SharePoint
12 29 (2.24%) FileNet
13 28 (2.16%) Jetty
13 28 (2.16%) Commerce Server
14 25 (1.93%) nginx
15 22 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
15 22 (1.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 20 (1.55%) CICS
Applications
1 33 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.77%) MS Office
5 7 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.31%) SPSS
6 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.08%) RMDS
2 13 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.70%) Maximo
4 8 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.54%) Fredhopper
5 7 (0.54%) Magento
6 6 (0.46%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.31%) Staffware
8 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.23%) assyst
8 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.15%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.15%) TRIRIGA
10 1 (0.077%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (1.78%) Google App Engine
4 23 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (0.85%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.77%) OpenShift
6 10 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (0.70%) IBM SmartCloud
8 8 (0.62%) SaaS
8 8 (0.62%) PaaS
9 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.15%) Google Checkout
11 1 (0.077%) Boomi
11 1 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.077%) Yammer
11 1 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.077%) Route 53
11 1 (0.077%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (9.81%) HTTP
2 81 (6.26%) SSL
3 77 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 60 (4.64%) LDAP
4 60 (4.64%) DNS
5 53 (4.10%) Firewall
6 39 (3.01%) SAN
7 33 (2.55%) Internet
8 32 (2.47%) FTP
9 26 (2.01%) WAN
10 25 (1.93%) LAN
11 23 (1.78%) DHCP
12 22 (1.70%) IPsec
13 16 (1.24%) DMZ
14 15 (1.16%) HTTPS
15 13 (1.00%) MPLS
16 12 (0.93%) BIG-IP
16 12 (0.93%) NAS
17 10 (0.77%) Multicast
17 10 (0.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (10.97%) DB2
2 121 (9.35%) SQL Server
3 102 (7.88%) Relational Database
4 41 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 40 (3.09%) RDBMS
6 25 (1.93%) MySQL
7 20 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (1.47%) Big Data
9 13 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 12 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.77%) DbVisualizer
13 9 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
14 8 (0.62%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.62%) HBase
14 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.62%) DataStage
15 7 (0.54%) Informix
15 7 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 84 (6.49%) Ant
2 75 (5.80%) Eclipse
3 70 (5.41%) JUnit
4 54 (4.17%) Introscope
5 52 (4.02%) Jenkins
6 46 (3.55%) Maven
7 44 (3.40%) Selenium
8 41 (3.17%) Subversion
9 37 (2.86%) JIRA
10 32 (2.47%) Git (software)
11 28 (2.16%) SoapUI
12 24 (1.85%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
14 12 (0.93%) Eclipse RCP
15 11 (0.85%) JMeter
15 11 (0.85%) Hudson
16 10 (0.77%) LoadRunner
16 10 (0.77%) ClearCase
16 10 (0.77%) Toad
17 9 (0.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 280 (21.64%) Finance
2 141 (10.90%) Retail
3 138 (10.66%) Banking
4 43 (3.32%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 27 (2.09%) Marketing
7 25 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.62%) Front Office
9 18 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.31%) Back Office
11 15 (1.16%) Legal
12 13 (1.00%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.70%) Automotive
14 7 (0.54%) Publishing
15 4 (0.31%) Electronics
16 3 (0.23%) Law
16 3 (0.23%) German Language
16 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.15%) Interactive Media
17 2 (0.15%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 350 (27.05%) Developer
2 173 (13.37%) Architect
3 172 (13.29%) Java Developer
4 135 (10.43%) Analyst
5 124 (9.58%) Administrator
6 108 (8.35%) Consultant
7 73 (5.64%) WebSphere Administrator
8 68 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
9 51 (3.94%) Business Analyst
10 43 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
10 43 (3.32%) Support Analyst
11 42 (3.25%) Senior Developer
11 42 (3.25%) Project Manager
11 42 (3.25%) WebSphere Consultant
12 38 (2.94%) Technical Architect
13 36 (2.78%) Integration Architect
14 33 (2.55%) Senior Java Developer
15 32 (2.47%) WebSphere Specialist
16 31 (2.40%) Applications Support
17 28 (2.16%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (22.02%) WebSphere MQ
2 271 (20.94%) XML
3 221 (17.08%) J2EE
4 220 (17.00%) Middleware
5 196 (15.15%) HTML
6 186 (14.37%) Web Services
7 181 (13.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 135 (10.43%) Spring
9 117 (9.04%) CSS
10 109 (8.42%) SOAP
11 108 (8.35%) .NET
12 75 (5.80%) JSP
13 74 (5.72%) HTML5
14 73 (5.64%) Servlets
15 63 (4.87%) REST
16 62 (4.79%) Ajax
16 62 (4.79%) JSON
16 62 (4.79%) JMS
16 62 (4.79%) XSLT
17 58 (4.48%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 108 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (7.73%) DataPower
3 51 (3.94%) Open Source
4 45 (3.48%) Clustering
5 37 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 28 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 24 (1.85%) Derivative
8 22 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 22 (1.70%) PKI
9 20 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.47%) iSeries
11 16 (1.24%) LPAR
12 15 (1.16%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
14 13 (1.00%) Replication
15 12 (0.93%) Equities
16 10 (0.77%) User Experience
16 10 (0.77%) Public Cloud
16 10 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 438 (33.85%) Linux
2 346 (26.74%) UNIX
3 251 (19.40%) Windows
4 173 (13.37%) AIX
5 123 (9.51%) Solaris
6 82 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (3.79%) zOS
8 30 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (1.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 13 (1.00%) SUSE
12 10 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.70%) CentOS
14 8 (0.62%) Windows NT
15 7 (0.54%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.54%) Android
16 6 (0.46%) HPUX
17 5 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
18 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (15.61%) E-Commerce
3 141 (10.90%) SOA
4 137 (10.59%) ITIL
5 100 (7.73%) TDD
6 81 (6.26%) Scrum
7 78 (6.03%) Configuration Management
8 69 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (5.10%) OO
10 64 (4.95%) Unit Testing
10 64 (4.95%) Software Engineering
11 61 (4.71%) UML
12 60 (4.64%) MVC
13 58 (4.48%) Migration
14 53 (4.10%) Project Management
15 46 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
16 45 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 43 (3.32%) DevOps
18 40 (3.09%) Mentoring
18 40 (3.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 592 (45.75%) Java
2 248 (19.17%) SQL
3 172 (13.29%) JavaScript
4 85 (6.57%) Python
5 65 (5.02%) Shell Script
6 62 (4.79%) Perl
7 52 (4.02%) Jython
8 48 (3.71%) Bash Shell
9 42 (3.25%) C#
10 30 (2.32%) Ruby
11 29 (2.24%) PL/SQL
12 25 (1.93%) C
13 22 (1.70%) XPath
14 21 (1.62%) Korn
15 13 (1.00%) C++
15 13 (1.00%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.85%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.54%) VBScript
18 6 (0.46%) Scala
18 6 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 117 (9.04%) Security Cleared
2 86 (6.65%) Degree
3 61 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 42 (3.25%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (0.93%) IBM Certification
7 11 (0.85%) Sun Certification
8 9 (0.70%) ISEB
9 7 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.46%) CCNP
11 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 4 (0.31%) SCSA
11 4 (0.31%) CCNA
11 4 (0.31%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.02%) QA
2 12 (0.93%) SLA
3 10 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.077%) COBIT
System Software
1 70 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.32%) Xen
4 22 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.55%) vSphere
6 18 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (1.08%) KVM
8 11 (0.85%) vCloud
9 10 (0.77%) NFS
10 9 (0.70%) SRDF
10 9 (0.70%) OCFS2
11 6 (0.46%) GlusterFS
11 6 (0.46%) GFS2
11 6 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 5 (0.39%) Veritas File System
12 5 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.31%) XenServer
14 3 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
14 3 (0.23%) RACF
15 2 (0.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 51 (3.94%) Puppet
2 42 (3.25%) Tivoli
3 29 (2.24%) CA Wily
4 20 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.08%) CA Single Sign-On
6 13 (1.00%) Control-M
7 12 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (0.85%) SELinux
9 10 (0.77%) Ansible
9 10 (0.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 9 (0.70%) CA LISA
11 8 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
12 7 (0.54%) yum
13 6 (0.46%) Salt
14 4 (0.31%) BladeLogic
14 4 (0.31%) TIBCO Hawk
15 3 (0.23%) logstash
15 3 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 3 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 561 (43.35%) IBM
2 383 (29.60%) Oracle
3 98 (7.57%) Microsoft
4 90 (6.96%) VMware
5 78 (6.03%) TIBCO
6 77 (5.95%) Red Hat
7 71 (5.49%) SAP
8 49 (3.79%) hybris
9 46 (3.55%) Sybase
10 44 (3.40%) ATG
10 44 (3.40%) HP
11 40 (3.09%) Adobe
12 37 (2.86%) Sun
13 35 (2.70%) webMethods
14 32 (2.47%) Google
15 26 (2.01%) Demandware
16 25 (1.93%) CA
17 24 (1.85%) Cisco
18 22 (1.70%) Citrix
18 22 (1.70%) NetApp
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