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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 160 182 129
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -53
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 695 556 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.43% 1.17% 1.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.79% 6.69% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 309 387
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £34.77 £26.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £43.80 £40.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
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
8916 8309 7402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.31% 17.47% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5661 5146 4238
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 298 403
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +40 304 £450 - 52
South East -17 123 £445 +17.88% 21
Yorkshire +7 61 £400 -5.88% 10
North West +19 58 £394 -12.50% 16
East of England +9 46 £375 -6.25% 2
East Midlands +10 35 £413 +8.19% 1
West Midlands 0 32 £450 +20.00% 7
South West +3 18 £425 +41.66% 7
North East -17 14 £283 -33.52%
Midlands +4 3 - -
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 620 (47.80%) Java
2 584 (45.03%) IBM
3 437 (33.69%) Linux
4 391 (30.15%) Oracle
5 339 (26.14%) UNIX
6 299 (23.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 299 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
7 298 (22.98%) Finance
8 276 (21.28%) XML
9 262 (20.20%) WebSphere MQ
10 253 (19.51%) J2EE
11 247 (19.04%) SQL
12 242 (18.66%) Windows
13 237 (18.27%) E-Commerce
14 219 (16.89%) HTML
15 213 (16.42%) Middleware
16 205 (15.81%) JavaScript
17 182 (14.03%) Web Services
18 181 (13.96%) AIX
19 180 (13.88%) DB2
20 173 (13.34%) WebLogic
21 171 (13.18%) Retail
22 170 (13.11%) JBoss
23 168 (12.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
24 158 (12.18%) Tomcat
25 149 (11.49%) Spring
26 148 (11.41%) Banking
27 142 (10.95%) SOA
28 130 (10.02%) Solaris
29 129 (9.95%) CSS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 299 (23.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 173 (13.34%) WebLogic
3 170 (13.11%) JBoss
4 158 (12.18%) Tomcat
5 127 (9.79%) Apache
6 114 (8.79%) IIS
7 66 (5.09%) MQSeries
8 59 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
9 42 (3.24%) WebSphere Portal
10 33 (2.54%) Commerce Server
10 33 (2.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 32 (2.47%) GlassFish
12 31 (2.39%) Jetty
13 30 (2.31%) WebSphere Process Server
14 29 (2.24%) FileNet
15 28 (2.16%) CICS
15 28 (2.16%) SharePoint
16 27 (2.08%) nginx
17 21 (1.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 20 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.62%) MS Office
6 5 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) MS Project
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.08%) RMDS
2 13 (1.00%) Maximo
3 12 (0.93%) Magento
4 8 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.54%) Fredhopper
6 6 (0.46%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.46%) Tridion
7 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.31%) Staffware
9 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.23%) assyst
10 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.077%) Endur
11 1 (0.077%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.077%) Misys Midas
11 1 (0.077%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 1 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (1.93%) Google App Engine
4 25 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (0.93%) PaaS
6 11 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 10 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (0.62%) IBM SmartCloud
9 6 (0.46%) SaaS
9 6 (0.46%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.39%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.31%) Google Checkout
12 1 (0.077%) Boomi
12 1 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.077%) Yammer
12 1 (0.077%) Taleo
12 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (0.077%) IaaS
12 1 (0.077%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 119 (9.18%) HTTP
2 90 (6.94%) SSL
3 78 (6.01%) TCP/IP
4 58 (4.47%) LDAP
5 57 (4.39%) DNS
6 50 (3.86%) Firewall
7 38 (2.93%) SAN
8 36 (2.78%) Internet
9 33 (2.54%) FTP
10 27 (2.08%) DHCP
11 26 (2.00%) WAN
12 24 (1.85%) IPsec
13 21 (1.62%) LAN
14 15 (1.16%) DMZ
14 15 (1.16%) BIG-IP
15 13 (1.00%) HTTPS
15 13 (1.00%) Network Security
16 11 (0.85%) VPN
16 11 (0.85%) VLAN
17 10 (0.77%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (13.88%) DB2
2 102 (7.86%) SQL Server
3 97 (7.48%) Relational Database
4 44 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 43 (3.32%) RDBMS
6 32 (2.47%) MySQL
7 23 (1.77%) Big Data
8 19 (1.46%) DbVisualizer
9 16 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.16%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.16%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (0.93%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.69%) Informix
13 9 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.46%) HBase
14 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.39%) Sybase IQ
15 5 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 87 (6.71%) JUnit
2 85 (6.55%) Ant
3 77 (5.94%) Eclipse
4 58 (4.47%) Introscope
4 58 (4.47%) Jenkins
5 51 (3.93%) Subversion
6 50 (3.86%) Selenium
7 47 (3.62%) JIRA
8 46 (3.55%) Maven
9 37 (2.85%) Git (software)
10 33 (2.54%) Cucumber
11 31 (2.39%) SoapUI
12 19 (1.46%) Talend Open Studio
13 18 (1.39%) ClearCase
13 18 (1.39%) LoadRunner
14 12 (0.93%) JMeter
14 12 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
15 11 (0.85%) Mockito
16 10 (0.77%) Jasmine
16 10 (0.77%) Hudson
General
1 298 (22.98%) Finance
2 171 (13.18%) Retail
3 148 (11.41%) Banking
4 34 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.54%) Investment Banking
6 31 (2.39%) Marketing
7 28 (2.16%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.62%) Back Office
8 21 (1.62%) Retail Banking
9 18 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.39%) Front Office
10 10 (0.77%) Legal
11 9 (0.69%) Automotive
12 5 (0.39%) Electronics
12 5 (0.39%) Billing
13 4 (0.31%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.31%) German Language
13 4 (0.31%) Publishing
13 4 (0.31%) Law
14 2 (0.15%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 372 (28.68%) Developer
2 194 (14.96%) Architect
3 182 (14.03%) Java Developer
4 132 (10.18%) Analyst
5 124 (9.56%) Administrator
6 99 (7.63%) Consultant
7 77 (5.94%) WebSphere Developer
8 72 (5.55%) WebSphere Administrator
9 57 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
10 49 (3.78%) Senior Developer
11 42 (3.24%) Project Manager
12 41 (3.16%) Support Analyst
13 40 (3.08%) Business Analyst
14 38 (2.93%) Integration Architect
15 37 (2.85%) WebSphere Consultant
16 36 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
16 36 (2.78%) Technical Architect
17 33 (2.54%) Infrastructure Architect
17 33 (2.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 31 (2.39%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (21.28%) XML
2 262 (20.20%) WebSphere MQ
3 253 (19.51%) J2EE
4 219 (16.89%) HTML
5 213 (16.42%) Middleware
6 182 (14.03%) Web Services
7 168 (12.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 149 (11.49%) Spring
9 129 (9.95%) CSS
10 110 (8.48%) .NET
11 109 (8.40%) SOAP
12 80 (6.17%) Servlets
13 77 (5.94%) HTML5
14 75 (5.78%) Java EE
15 74 (5.71%) Ajax
16 73 (5.63%) JSP
17 68 (5.24%) JSON
18 67 (5.17%) JMS
18 67 (5.17%) REST
19 63 (4.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 127 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (8.56%) DataPower
3 53 (4.09%) Mainframe
4 49 (3.78%) Clustering
5 39 (3.01%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 25 (1.93%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.85%) LPAR
9 23 (1.77%) PKI
10 21 (1.62%) iSeries
11 18 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.23%) Derivative
14 15 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
15 14 (1.08%) AS400
16 13 (1.00%) Replication
17 12 (0.93%) Management Information System
17 12 (0.93%) User Experience
17 12 (0.93%) Public Cloud
18 11 (0.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 437 (33.69%) Linux
2 339 (26.14%) UNIX
3 242 (18.66%) Windows
4 181 (13.96%) AIX
5 130 (10.02%) Solaris
6 76 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 59 (4.55%) zOS
8 21 (1.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 16 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (1.00%) HPUX
11 10 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (0.69%) Windows NT
13 8 (0.62%) Android
13 8 (0.62%) SUSE
14 7 (0.54%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.31%) CentOS
15 4 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.23%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (18.27%) E-Commerce
3 142 (10.95%) SOA
4 122 (9.41%) ITIL
5 114 (8.79%) TDD
6 85 (6.55%) Scrum
7 80 (6.17%) OO
7 80 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (6.09%) Configuration Management
9 77 (5.94%) SDLC
10 68 (5.24%) Unit Testing
10 68 (5.24%) Software Engineering
11 66 (5.09%) UML
12 64 (4.93%) Migration
13 59 (4.55%) MVC
14 56 (4.32%) Open Source
15 52 (4.01%) Project Management
15 52 (4.01%) Automated Testing
16 48 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 46 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 620 (47.80%) Java
2 247 (19.04%) SQL
3 205 (15.81%) JavaScript
4 95 (7.32%) Python
5 78 (6.01%) Perl
6 72 (5.55%) Shell Script
7 53 (4.09%) Jython
8 45 (3.47%) Bash Shell
9 34 (2.62%) C#
10 30 (2.31%) XPath
11 27 (2.08%) Ruby
12 25 (1.93%) PL/SQL
13 23 (1.77%) C
13 23 (1.77%) Korn
14 12 (0.93%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.77%) C++
16 9 (0.69%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.62%) Scala
18 7 (0.54%) JCL
18 7 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (7.17%) Security Cleared
1 93 (7.17%) Degree
2 54 (4.16%) SC Cleared
3 26 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 15 (1.16%) IBM Certification
5 14 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.69%) ISEB
9 8 (0.62%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.39%) CCNP
11 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (0.31%) VCAP
12 4 (0.31%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.78%) QA
2 11 (0.85%) SLA
3 8 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.93%) Xen
4 19 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.39%) vSphere
6 14 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.93%) vCloud
8 11 (0.85%) KVM
9 10 (0.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 10 (0.77%) Oracle Clusterware
10 7 (0.54%) NFS
11 6 (0.46%) SRDF
12 5 (0.39%) OCFS2
13 4 (0.31%) XenServer
13 4 (0.31%) GlusterFS
13 4 (0.31%) GFS2
14 3 (0.23%) Veritas File System
14 3 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 2 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (3.39%) Puppet
2 37 (2.85%) Tivoli
3 29 (2.24%) CA Wily
4 23 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.23%) CA Single Sign-On
5 16 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 11 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
6 11 (0.85%) Control-M
6 11 (0.85%) CA LISA
7 9 (0.69%) Ansible
8 8 (0.62%) BladeLogic
9 6 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 6 (0.46%) SELinux
10 5 (0.39%) Salt
10 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.31%) SCOM
11 4 (0.31%) TIBCO Hawk
11 4 (0.31%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.31%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 584 (45.03%) IBM
2 391 (30.15%) Oracle
3 99 (7.63%) Microsoft
4 85 (6.55%) VMware
5 83 (6.40%) TIBCO
6 67 (5.17%) Red Hat
7 63 (4.86%) ATG
7 63 (4.86%) SAP
8 58 (4.47%) hybris
9 45 (3.47%) HP
10 44 (3.39%) Adobe
11 43 (3.32%) Sybase
12 38 (2.93%) Sun
12 38 (2.93%) Google
13 37 (2.85%) webMethods
14 32 (2.47%) Demandware
15 29 (2.24%) CA
16 24 (1.85%) F5
16 24 (1.85%) Citrix
17 23 (1.77%) Cisco
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