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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 147 106 124
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 727 902 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.85% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.83% 10.63% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 524 468
Average daily rate
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£425 £451 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% +6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 3
Average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -34.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.63 £27.38 £36.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £36.38 £55.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -29.55%
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
9285 8486 9430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.15% 17.40% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5622 5053 5453
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 359 441
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -63 292 £430 -14.00% 76
South East -64 121 £438 +2.94% 10
Yorkshire +43 72 £425 +3.03% 17
West Midlands +27 68 £425 +17.24% 6
East of England -9 50 £350 -31.03% 9
East Midlands 0 45 £400 -11.11% 8
North West -23 35 £325 -16.12% 11
South West -29 22 £488 +23.41% 2
North East -9 14 £325 +35.41% 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 590 (45.99%) IBM
2 489 (38.11%) Oracle
3 472 (36.79%) Java
4 454 (35.39%) Linux
5 323 (25.18%) Finance
5 323 (25.18%) UNIX
6 307 (23.93%) SQL
7 296 (23.07%) WebSphere MQ
8 273 (21.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 258 (20.11%) J2EE
10 227 (17.69%) Windows
11 223 (17.38%) XML
12 213 (16.60%) Middleware
13 206 (16.06%) WebLogic
14 187 (14.58%) Web Services
14 187 (14.58%) E-Commerce
15 183 (14.26%) SOA
16 180 (14.03%) Retail
17 178 (13.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 166 (12.94%) JavaScript
19 158 (12.31%) Banking
20 155 (12.08%) DB2
21 145 (11.30%) HTML
22 143 (11.15%) AIX
23 141 (10.99%) Tomcat
24 140 (10.91%) JBoss
24 140 (10.91%) SQL Server
25 135 (10.52%) HTTP
26 126 (9.82%) Apache
27 122 (9.51%) Red Hat

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 273 (21.28%) WebSphere Application Server
2 206 (16.06%) WebLogic
3 141 (10.99%) Tomcat
4 126 (9.82%) Apache
5 74 (5.77%) IIS
6 72 (5.61%) MQSeries
6 72 (5.61%) BizTalk Server
7 57 (4.44%) IBM HTTP Server
8 38 (2.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 32 (2.49%) WebSphere Process Server
10 31 (2.42%) SharePoint
11 29 (2.26%) WebSphere Portal
12 25 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 24 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
14 22 (1.71%) Jetty
15 21 (1.64%) CICS
15 21 (1.64%) CMS
15 21 (1.64%) nginx
16 20 (1.56%) GlassFish
17 16 (1.25%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 32 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.87%) MS Office
3 14 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.86%) MS Project
5 10 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
8 1 (0.078%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.17%) Workday HCM
3 13 (1.01%) SAP HR
4 10 (0.78%) JDE OneWorld
5 9 (0.70%) Maximo
6 8 (0.62%) Tridion
6 8 (0.62%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 7 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.47%) Murex MxG2000
9 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.23%) RMDS
10 3 (0.23%) ENOVIA
10 3 (0.23%) Staffware
10 3 (0.23%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.23%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.68%) Amazon EC2
2 45 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.94%) Google App Engine
5 9 (0.70%) SaaS
6 6 (0.47%) Route 53
6 6 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.39%) PaaS
8 3 (0.23%) IaaS
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.078%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 135 (10.52%) HTTP
2 93 (7.25%) SSL
3 67 (5.22%) Firewall
4 61 (4.75%) Internet
5 58 (4.52%) DNS
6 54 (4.21%) TCP/IP
7 46 (3.59%) FTP
8 45 (3.51%) LDAP
8 45 (3.51%) SAN
9 24 (1.87%) DHCP
10 21 (1.64%) IPsec
11 18 (1.40%) Intranet
11 18 (1.40%) HTTPS
12 17 (1.33%) VPN
13 15 (1.17%) WAN
14 11 (0.86%) SSH
15 10 (0.78%) ATM
15 10 (0.78%) NAS
16 8 (0.62%) LAN
16 8 (0.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (12.08%) DB2
2 140 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 91 (7.09%) Oracle Database
4 67 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 44 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (3.12%) MySQL
7 35 (2.73%) Oracle Exadata
8 26 (2.03%) RDBMS
9 20 (1.56%) Big Data
10 16 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.25%) ObjectStore
11 15 (1.17%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.09%) DbVisualizer
13 13 (1.01%) DTS
14 12 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
16 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
17 6 (0.47%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 59 (4.60%) Eclipse
2 56 (4.36%) Maven
3 55 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 50 (3.90%) JIRA
4 50 (3.90%) Ant
5 45 (3.51%) ClearCase
6 40 (3.12%) ClearQuest
7 35 (2.73%) JUnit
8 31 (2.42%) Subversion
9 30 (2.34%) Introscope
10 24 (1.87%) Git (software)
11 21 (1.64%) SoapUI
12 15 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
14 13 (1.01%) LoadRunner
15 10 (0.78%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.78%) Gerrit
16 9 (0.70%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.70%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 323 (25.18%) Finance
2 180 (14.03%) Retail
3 158 (12.31%) Banking
4 56 (4.36%) Manufacturing
5 45 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 37 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 29 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.87%) Front Office
9 23 (1.79%) Automotive
10 20 (1.56%) Marketing
11 14 (1.09%) Back Office
11 14 (1.09%) Legal
12 11 (0.86%) Publishing
12 11 (0.86%) Games
13 10 (0.78%) Advertising
14 9 (0.70%) German Language
15 7 (0.55%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.55%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.31%) French Language
16 4 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 353 (27.51%) Developer
2 191 (14.89%) Architect
3 165 (12.86%) Java Developer
4 162 (12.63%) Analyst
5 104 (8.11%) Administrator
6 93 (7.25%) Consultant
7 70 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
7 70 (5.46%) WebSphere Developer
8 57 (4.44%) Project Manager
9 51 (3.98%) WebSphere Administrator
10 47 (3.66%) Business Analyst
11 45 (3.51%) Senior Developer
12 37 (2.88%) Integration Architect
13 31 (2.42%) WebSphere Specialist
14 30 (2.34%) Technical Architect
14 30 (2.34%) Programmer
15 28 (2.18%) WebSphere Consultant
16 27 (2.10%) Support Analyst
16 27 (2.10%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
17 25 (1.95%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (23.07%) WebSphere MQ
2 258 (20.11%) J2EE
3 223 (17.38%) XML
4 213 (16.60%) Middleware
5 187 (14.58%) Web Services
6 178 (13.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 145 (11.30%) HTML
8 121 (9.43%) Spring
9 110 (8.57%) JMS
10 98 (7.64%) SOAP
11 97 (7.56%) .NET
12 93 (7.25%) CSS
13 85 (6.63%) XSLT
14 83 (6.47%) JSP
15 77 (6.00%) Hibernate
16 70 (5.46%) Ajax
17 65 (5.07%) Java EE
18 60 (4.68%) Servlets
19 57 (4.44%) JDBC
20 51 (3.98%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.85%) Mainframe
2 71 (5.53%) Clustering
3 57 (4.44%) DataPower
4 36 (2.81%) iSeries
5 32 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.49%) AS400
6 29 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (2.26%) Hedge funds
7 27 (2.10%) Derivative
8 24 (1.87%) Open Source
9 17 (1.33%) SWIFT
9 17 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
10 14 (1.09%) Web 2.0
10 14 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.09%) N-Tier
11 12 (0.94%) PMI
11 12 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.78%) Replication
12 10 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 454 (35.39%) Linux
2 323 (25.18%) UNIX
3 227 (17.69%) Windows
4 143 (11.15%) AIX
5 94 (7.33%) Solaris
6 88 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (2.81%) SELinux
8 27 (2.10%) zOS
9 16 (1.25%) SUSE
9 16 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (1.01%) HPUX
12 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.86%) Android
13 11 (0.86%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.70%) CentOS
16 8 (0.62%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (14.58%) E-Commerce
2 183 (14.26%) SOA
3 106 (8.26%) ITIL
4 96 (7.48%) Migration
5 92 (7.17%) OO
6 89 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (5.77%) UML
8 72 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (5.14%) Project Management
10 65 (5.07%) Scrum
11 61 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 58 (4.52%) Service Delivery
13 56 (4.36%) Configuration Management
14 55 (4.29%) Software Engineering
15 54 (4.21%) Workflow
16 48 (3.74%) Release Management
17 46 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
18 45 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
19 42 (3.27%) DevOps
19 42 (3.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 472 (36.79%) Java
2 307 (23.93%) SQL
3 166 (12.94%) JavaScript
4 113 (8.81%) Bash Shell
5 110 (8.57%) Python
6 87 (6.78%) Shell Script
7 80 (6.24%) Perl
8 51 (3.98%) C
9 45 (3.51%) Ruby
10 39 (3.04%) Jython
11 38 (2.96%) Korn
12 37 (2.88%) C#
13 34 (2.65%) PL/SQL
14 32 (2.49%) C++
14 32 (2.49%) PowerShell
15 30 (2.34%) XPath
16 20 (1.56%) VBScript
17 17 (1.33%) RPG
17 17 (1.33%) RPG IV
18 13 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (3.59%) Security Cleared
2 42 (3.27%) Degree
3 30 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.64%) ISEB
5 15 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (1.01%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.70%) IBM WebSphere Certification
10 7 (0.55%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.47%) IBM Certification
12 4 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.23%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.23%) RHCE
13 3 (0.23%) MCSE
14 2 (0.16%) CCNA
14 2 (0.16%) CISSP
14 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.35%) QA
2 27 (2.10%) ISO 9001
3 14 (1.09%) SLA
4 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) JTAG
6 1 (0.078%) HL7
6 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 94 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (3.43%) Oracle RAC
3 26 (2.03%) Active Directory
4 22 (1.71%) vCloud
5 20 (1.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 16 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (1.09%) Xen
8 13 (1.01%) XenServer
9 12 (0.94%) vSphere
9 12 (0.94%) NFS
9 12 (0.94%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.55%) Shibboleth
10 7 (0.55%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.55%) XenApp
11 5 (0.39%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.31%) RACF
13 3 (0.23%) SRDF
13 3 (0.23%) RHEV
14 2 (0.16%) KVM
14 2 (0.16%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 82 (6.39%) Tivoli
2 73 (5.69%) Puppet
3 13 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 12 (0.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 12 (0.94%) CA Wily
5 8 (0.62%) Vagrant
5 8 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.62%) CA SiteMinder
6 6 (0.47%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.39%) Control-M
7 5 (0.39%) CA LISA
8 4 (0.31%) Ansible
8 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (0.31%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.23%) Netcool
9 3 (0.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 3 (0.23%) YUM
9 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 590 (45.99%) IBM
2 489 (38.11%) Oracle
3 140 (10.91%) JBoss
4 122 (9.51%) Red Hat
5 119 (9.28%) VMware
6 111 (8.65%) Microsoft
7 100 (7.79%) SAP
8 64 (4.99%) HP
9 51 (3.98%) ATG
10 42 (3.27%) Citrix
11 30 (2.34%) Sun
11 30 (2.34%) Remedy
12 25 (1.95%) webMethods
12 25 (1.95%) Sybase
13 23 (1.79%) Software AG
14 22 (1.71%) TIBCO
15 21 (1.64%) Cognos
16 19 (1.48%) Informatica
17 18 (1.40%) BEA
18 17 (1.33%) NetApp
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