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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 177 148 120
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 646 710 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.25% 1.44% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.75% 7.93% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 370 471
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £593 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £41.00 £30.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.42 £28.50 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £44.75 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
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
9577 8952 8035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.54% 18.13% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6234 5381 4669
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 370 395
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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 +10 298 £450 - 39
South East -49 121 £450 - 18
Yorkshire -28 51 £424 -0.29% 7
North West -2 43 £425 - 9
East of England -9 40 £309 -11.78% 2
South West +4 27 £470 +56.66% 6
West Midlands -18 27 £419 +1.51% 3
East Midlands -22 25 £400 +6.66% 3
Midlands -10 3 £475 +40.74%
North East -28 3 £348 +18.80% 4
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 638 (46.91%) IBM
2 607 (44.63%) Java
3 416 (30.59%) Linux
4 380 (27.94%) Oracle
5 345 (25.37%) UNIX
6 330 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
7 310 (22.79%) Finance
8 289 (21.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 285 (20.96%) WebSphere MQ
10 276 (20.29%) XML
11 267 (19.63%) J2EE
12 254 (18.68%) SQL
13 247 (18.16%) Windows
14 240 (17.65%) AIX
15 237 (17.43%) JavaScript
16 228 (16.76%) E-Commerce
17 225 (16.54%) Middleware
18 213 (15.66%) HTML
19 207 (15.22%) DB2
20 204 (15.00%) Web Services
21 193 (14.19%) Retail
22 186 (13.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
23 170 (12.50%) JBoss
24 162 (11.91%) WebLogic
25 160 (11.76%) DataPower
26 152 (11.18%) Solaris
26 152 (11.18%) Tomcat
27 146 (10.74%) Spring
28 139 (10.22%) Banking
29 133 (9.78%) CSS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 289 (21.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 170 (12.50%) JBoss
3 162 (11.91%) WebLogic
4 152 (11.18%) Tomcat
5 113 (8.31%) Apache
6 94 (6.91%) IIS
7 58 (4.26%) MQSeries
8 53 (3.90%) WebSphere Portal
9 43 (3.16%) CICS
10 36 (2.65%) Commerce Server
11 35 (2.57%) WebSphere Process Server
12 34 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
13 30 (2.21%) Jetty
14 28 (2.06%) nginx
14 28 (2.06%) GlassFish
15 25 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 25 (1.84%) WebLogic Portal
16 20 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 16 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
18 13 (0.96%) FileNet
Applications
1 32 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.88%) MS Office
4 10 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (1.62%) Maximo
2 15 (1.10%) RMDS
3 13 (0.96%) Magento
4 12 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.66%) Tridion
6 8 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.29%) Staffware
9 4 (0.29%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.22%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
12 1 (0.074%) SAP Retail
12 1 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.074%) Misys Midas
12 1 (0.074%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 1 (0.074%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (1.91%) Google App Engine
6 15 (1.10%) Google Analytics
7 14 (1.03%) PaaS
8 9 (0.66%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.59%) IBM SmartCloud
10 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (0.51%) SaaS
11 5 (0.37%) Google Checkout
12 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.15%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.15%) Office 365
14 1 (0.074%) Route 53
14 1 (0.074%) IaaS
14 1 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 109 (8.01%) HTTP
2 106 (7.79%) SSL
3 76 (5.59%) TCP/IP
4 57 (4.19%) DNS
5 53 (3.90%) Firewall
6 47 (3.46%) SAN
7 36 (2.65%) FTP
8 35 (2.57%) LDAP
9 33 (2.43%) Internet
10 29 (2.13%) DHCP
11 27 (1.99%) IPsec
12 21 (1.54%) WAN
13 17 (1.25%) LAN
13 17 (1.25%) NAS
14 16 (1.18%) Network Security
15 14 (1.03%) BIG-IP
16 13 (0.96%) SMTP
17 12 (0.88%) VPN
17 12 (0.88%) NetScaler
18 11 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (15.22%) DB2
2 110 (8.09%) SQL Server
3 92 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 47 (3.46%) Oracle Database
5 35 (2.57%) RDBMS
6 32 (2.35%) Big Data
7 27 (1.99%) MySQL
8 20 (1.47%) DbVisualizer
9 19 (1.40%) Hadoop
10 17 (1.25%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.18%) NoSQL
12 12 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.59%) HBase
16 7 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
17 6 (0.44%) Informix
17 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 81 (5.96%) Ant
2 76 (5.59%) JUnit
3 72 (5.29%) Jenkins
4 68 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 63 (4.63%) Subversion
6 55 (4.04%) Maven
7 52 (3.82%) Introscope
8 40 (2.94%) Selenium
9 39 (2.87%) Git (software)
10 38 (2.79%) JIRA
11 33 (2.43%) SoapUI
12 32 (2.35%) Cucumber
13 21 (1.54%) LoadRunner
14 20 (1.47%) ClearCase
15 17 (1.25%) JMeter
16 14 (1.03%) HP UFT
17 12 (0.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 12 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (0.81%) Mockito
18 11 (0.81%) ClearQuest
General
1 310 (22.79%) Finance
2 193 (14.19%) Retail
3 139 (10.22%) Banking
4 47 (3.46%) Marketing
5 30 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.91%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.76%) Retail Banking
7 24 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.25%) Back Office
10 15 (1.10%) Billing
11 12 (0.88%) Front Office
12 11 (0.81%) Automotive
13 9 (0.66%) Electronics
14 8 (0.59%) Legal
15 4 (0.29%) Publishing
15 4 (0.29%) Law
15 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.22%) German Language
16 3 (0.22%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 387 (28.46%) Developer
2 216 (15.88%) Architect
3 183 (13.46%) Java Developer
4 133 (9.78%) Analyst
5 111 (8.16%) Consultant
6 105 (7.72%) Administrator
7 87 (6.40%) WebSphere Developer
8 75 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
9 66 (4.85%) WebSphere Administrator
10 58 (4.26%) Senior Developer
11 56 (4.12%) Project Manager
12 44 (3.24%) WebSphere Consultant
13 42 (3.09%) Business Analyst
13 42 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
14 38 (2.79%) Integration Architect
15 37 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
16 35 (2.57%) Support Analyst
17 31 (2.28%) WebSphere Specialist
17 31 (2.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 28 (2.06%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (20.96%) WebSphere MQ
2 276 (20.29%) XML
3 267 (19.63%) J2EE
4 225 (16.54%) Middleware
5 213 (15.66%) HTML
6 204 (15.00%) Web Services
7 186 (13.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 146 (10.74%) Spring
9 133 (9.78%) CSS
10 117 (8.60%) SOAP
11 114 (8.38%) JSP
12 99 (7.28%) .NET
13 96 (7.06%) Servlets
14 88 (6.47%) Ajax
15 85 (6.25%) Java EE
16 77 (5.66%) JMS
17 74 (5.44%) REST
18 71 (5.22%) Struts
19 66 (4.85%) Hibernate
20 65 (4.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 160 (11.76%) DataPower
2 126 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (5.15%) Mainframe
4 41 (3.01%) Data Centre
5 39 (2.87%) Clustering
6 36 (2.65%) LPAR
7 35 (2.57%) PKI
8 31 (2.28%) iSeries
9 27 (1.99%) Client/Server
10 24 (1.76%) User Experience
11 23 (1.69%) Web 2.0
12 21 (1.54%) Computer Science
13 20 (1.47%) AS400
14 19 (1.40%) Management Information System
15 17 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (0.96%) Public Cloud
18 10 (0.74%) SWIFT
18 10 (0.74%) W3C
18 10 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 416 (30.59%) Linux
2 345 (25.37%) UNIX
3 247 (18.16%) Windows
4 240 (17.65%) AIX
5 152 (11.18%) Solaris
6 69 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 64 (4.71%) zOS
8 14 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 13 (0.96%) HPUX
10 10 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.59%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.51%) Android
14 5 (0.37%) SUSE
14 5 (0.37%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.37%) VMS
15 3 (0.22%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.22%) i5/OS
15 3 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (16.76%) E-Commerce
3 123 (9.04%) SOA
4 118 (8.68%) TDD
5 99 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (6.54%) ITIL
6 89 (6.54%) OO
7 85 (6.25%) Migration
8 84 (6.18%) Scrum
8 84 (6.18%) Configuration Management
9 71 (5.22%) SDLC
10 70 (5.15%) Open Source
10 70 (5.15%) Unit Testing
11 65 (4.78%) DevOps
12 63 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 61 (4.49%) Automated Testing
13 61 (4.49%) Software Engineering
14 59 (4.34%) Project Management
14 59 (4.34%) UML
15 55 (4.04%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 607 (44.63%) Java
2 254 (18.68%) SQL
3 237 (17.43%) JavaScript
4 83 (6.10%) Python
4 83 (6.10%) Shell Script
5 74 (5.44%) Perl
6 53 (3.90%) Jython
7 41 (3.01%) Bash Shell
8 38 (2.79%) XPath
9 34 (2.50%) C#
9 34 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 24 (1.76%) Korn
11 21 (1.54%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.25%) Ruby
13 16 (1.18%) C
14 12 (0.88%) C++
15 11 (0.81%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.59%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.51%) JCL
18 6 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 78 (5.74%) Degree
2 59 (4.34%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.32%) PMI Certification
5 14 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.88%) IBM Certification
7 9 (0.66%) PMP
8 8 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.51%) ISEB
9 7 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.37%) CCNP
11 5 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (0.29%) VCAP
12 4 (0.29%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.46%) QA
2 8 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.29%) SLA
5 3 (0.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.76%) Xen
4 22 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.47%) vSphere
6 14 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (0.96%) KVM
8 12 (0.88%) vCloud
8 12 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 11 (0.81%) Oracle Clusterware
10 10 (0.74%) NFS
11 8 (0.59%) SRDF
12 4 (0.29%) XenServer
13 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 3 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
13 3 (0.22%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.22%) GFS2
13 3 (0.22%) OCFS2
14 2 (0.15%) Docker
14 2 (0.15%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 50 (3.68%) Tivoli
2 37 (2.72%) Puppet
3 34 (2.50%) CA Wily
4 25 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (1.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 10 (0.74%) BladeLogic
7 10 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
8 9 (0.66%) CA LISA
8 9 (0.66%) Netcool
9 7 (0.51%) Control-M
10 5 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.37%) XenMobile
10 5 (0.37%) Ansible
10 5 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.29%) OpenAM
11 4 (0.29%) SCCM
11 4 (0.29%) TeamSite
12 3 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 638 (46.91%) IBM
2 380 (27.94%) Oracle
3 130 (9.56%) Microsoft
4 90 (6.62%) VMware
5 74 (5.44%) TIBCO
6 65 (4.78%) hybris
7 64 (4.71%) ATG
8 58 (4.26%) Red Hat
9 56 (4.12%) SAP
10 52 (3.82%) Google
11 49 (3.60%) Adobe
12 45 (3.31%) Sybase
13 37 (2.72%) HP
14 31 (2.28%) CA
14 31 (2.28%) webMethods
15 26 (1.91%) Cisco
15 26 (1.91%) F5
16 25 (1.84%) Citrix
17 24 (1.76%) Sun
17 24 (1.76%) Demandware
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £650 day, 6 months contract likely to extend
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £600 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
Tyneside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tyneside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Posted: 22 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day + Negotiable - Senior position
Posted: 27 days ago