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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 174 172 151
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 578 550 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.27% 1.23% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.08% 6.96% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 295 319
Average daily rate
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£435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £605 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £408 £393
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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
8161 7900 7596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.90% 17.72% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5179 4784 4350
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 305 407
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.29 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.85 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -12 240 £500 - 88
South East -41 100 £419 +0.90% 17
South West +20 51 £475 +46.15% 8
North West -6 40 £425 +19.29% 8
West Midlands +22 33 £350 -1.40% 5
East Midlands +32 30 £370 -15.42% 9
East of England +8 30 £438 +9.37% 15
Yorkshire -21 17 £325 -35.00% 10
Midlands +17 13 £475 -11.62%
North East -7 10 £275 -8.33% 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 558 (47.05%) IBM
2 518 (43.68%) Java
3 400 (33.73%) Linux
4 361 (30.44%) Oracle
5 284 (23.95%) UNIX
6 265 (22.34%) WebSphere MQ
7 254 (21.42%) Finance
8 245 (20.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 235 (19.81%) SQL
10 234 (19.73%) XML
11 221 (18.63%) Middleware
12 210 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
13 202 (17.03%) Windows
14 186 (15.68%) J2EE
15 182 (15.35%) Web Services
16 172 (14.50%) E-Commerce
17 171 (14.42%) WebLogic
18 159 (13.41%) Banking
19 153 (12.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
20 152 (12.82%) Tomcat
21 141 (11.89%) HTML
22 138 (11.64%) Spring
23 134 (11.30%) JavaScript
24 129 (10.88%) HTTP
25 128 (10.79%) AIX
26 127 (10.71%) ITIL
27 123 (10.37%) JBoss
27 123 (10.37%) Red Hat
28 122 (10.29%) Apache
28 122 (10.29%) Retail

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 245 (20.66%) WebSphere Application Server
2 171 (14.42%) WebLogic
3 152 (12.82%) Tomcat
4 123 (10.37%) JBoss
5 122 (10.29%) Apache
6 81 (6.83%) IIS
7 70 (5.90%) IBM HTTP Server
8 44 (3.71%) SharePoint
9 43 (3.63%) WebSphere Process Server
10 37 (3.12%) WebSphere Portal
11 32 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
12 26 (2.19%) FileNet
13 24 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
14 21 (1.77%) MQSeries
15 20 (1.69%) Jetty
15 20 (1.69%) GlassFish
16 18 (1.52%) nginx
17 16 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 15 (1.26%) iPlanet
18 15 (1.26%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 35 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (1.10%) MS Project
3 13 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.84%) MS Office
5 5 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.34%) SPSS
7 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.084%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 12 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.59%) Murex MxG2000
3 7 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.51%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 5 (0.42%) Misys Midas
6 4 (0.34%) ENOVIA
6 4 (0.34%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.34%) Maximo
7 3 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
7 3 (0.25%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.25%) Magento
7 3 (0.25%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.17%) TRIRIGA
8 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.084%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
2 24 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.84%) Google App Engine
4 10 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.76%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.67%) SaaS
7 7 (0.59%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.25%) PaaS
9 3 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.17%) Route 53
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.084%) IaaS
11 1 (0.084%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.084%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 129 (10.88%) HTTP
2 81 (6.83%) SSL
3 42 (3.54%) SAN
4 41 (3.46%) LDAP
5 40 (3.37%) TCP/IP
6 39 (3.29%) Internet
7 38 (3.20%) DNS
8 33 (2.78%) FTP
8 33 (2.78%) Firewall
9 16 (1.35%) WAN
10 15 (1.26%) LAN
11 13 (1.10%) DHCP
12 12 (1.01%) NAS
13 11 (0.93%) Intranet
14 10 (0.84%) HTTPS
15 9 (0.76%) IPsec
15 9 (0.76%) DMZ
15 9 (0.76%) MPLS
16 8 (0.67%) iSCSI
16 8 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (9.78%) DB2
2 108 (9.11%) SQL Server
3 85 (7.17%) Relational Database
4 48 (4.05%) Oracle Database
5 43 (3.63%) RDBMS
6 21 (1.77%) MySQL
7 16 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
8 15 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.10%) Hazelcast
10 12 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (0.59%) DataStage
13 7 (0.59%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
13 7 (0.59%) Big Data
13 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.51%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 59 (4.97%) Eclipse
2 54 (4.55%) Maven
3 52 (4.38%) JUnit
4 49 (4.13%) Ant
5 48 (4.05%) Jenkins
6 31 (2.61%) Subversion
7 27 (2.28%) JIRA
8 26 (2.19%) Selenium
9 23 (1.94%) SoapUI
10 22 (1.85%) Git (software)
11 20 (1.69%) Introscope
12 19 (1.60%) ClearCase
13 15 (1.26%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.18%) ClearQuest
15 11 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
16 10 (0.84%) Hudson
16 10 (0.84%) Toad
16 10 (0.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 9 (0.76%) Eclipse RCP
18 8 (0.67%) Lombardi
General
1 254 (21.42%) Finance
2 159 (13.41%) Banking
3 122 (10.29%) Retail
4 35 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.95%) Financial Institution
5 29 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.36%) Front Office
7 26 (2.19%) Marketing
8 20 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.43%) Back Office
10 12 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.01%) Automotive
10 12 (1.01%) Legal
11 8 (0.67%) Publishing
12 3 (0.25%) German Language
12 3 (0.25%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.17%) Turkish Language
13 2 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.17%) International Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 344 (29.01%) Developer
2 159 (13.41%) Java Developer
3 142 (11.97%) Architect
4 134 (11.30%) Analyst
5 107 (9.02%) Administrator
6 91 (7.67%) Consultant
7 68 (5.73%) WebSphere Developer
8 54 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 52 (4.38%) Project Manager
10 49 (4.13%) WebSphere Administrator
11 47 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (2.70%) Technical Architect
13 31 (2.61%) WebSphere Consultant
14 29 (2.45%) WebSphere Specialist
15 28 (2.36%) Support Analyst
16 27 (2.28%) Designer
17 26 (2.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 25 (2.11%) Software Engineer
18 25 (2.11%) Senior Developer
19 22 (1.85%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (22.34%) WebSphere MQ
2 234 (19.73%) XML
3 221 (18.63%) Middleware
4 186 (15.68%) J2EE
5 182 (15.35%) Web Services
6 153 (12.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 141 (11.89%) HTML
8 138 (11.64%) Spring
9 100 (8.43%) .NET
10 93 (7.84%) CSS
11 84 (7.08%) SOAP
12 83 (7.00%) JMS
13 70 (5.90%) JSP
14 66 (5.56%) Servlets
14 66 (5.56%) XSLT
15 62 (5.23%) Hibernate
16 59 (4.97%) JDBC
17 58 (4.89%) REST
18 55 (4.64%) Ajax
19 54 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 112 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (4.64%) DataPower
3 50 (4.22%) Mainframe
4 48 (4.05%) Clustering
5 30 (2.53%) Open Source
6 27 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 25 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (1.85%) Derivative
10 17 (1.43%) iSeries
10 17 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
11 15 (1.26%) User Experience
11 15 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
12 14 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.10%) Hedge funds
14 12 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.01%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.01%) Replication
15 11 (0.93%) Equities
16 8 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 400 (33.73%) Linux
2 284 (23.95%) UNIX
3 202 (17.03%) Windows
4 128 (10.79%) AIX
5 106 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 88 (7.42%) Solaris
7 39 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (2.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 27 (2.28%) zOS
10 24 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (1.35%) SUSE
12 15 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
13 14 (1.18%) Android
14 9 (0.76%) CentOS
15 8 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.67%) Windows NT
15 8 (0.67%) HPUX
16 6 (0.51%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (14.50%) E-Commerce
3 127 (10.71%) ITIL
4 121 (10.20%) SOA
5 77 (6.49%) Scrum
6 74 (6.24%) TDD
7 67 (5.65%) OO
8 59 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 58 (4.89%) Unit Testing
10 57 (4.81%) MVC
11 56 (4.72%) Configuration Management
11 56 (4.72%) Software Engineering
12 55 (4.64%) Project Management
13 54 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (4.13%) DevOps
15 47 (3.96%) UML
16 46 (3.88%) TOGAF
17 44 (3.71%) Performance Tuning
18 40 (3.37%) Migration
19 38 (3.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 518 (43.68%) Java
2 235 (19.81%) SQL
3 134 (11.30%) JavaScript
4 73 (6.16%) Perl
4 73 (6.16%) Bash Shell
5 66 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 62 (5.23%) Python
7 48 (4.05%) C#
8 41 (3.46%) Jython
9 40 (3.37%) Ruby
10 39 (3.29%) C
11 22 (1.85%) XPath
11 22 (1.85%) Korn
12 21 (1.77%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 16 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 16 (1.35%) C++
15 14 (1.18%) C-shell
15 14 (1.18%) PHP
16 8 (0.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 89 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 57 (4.81%) Degree
3 47 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 24 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.01%) ISEB
8 10 (0.84%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.84%) IBM Certification
9 8 (0.67%) MCSE
9 8 (0.67%) CCNA
9 8 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.59%) MCITP
11 5 (0.42%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.42%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.34%) RHCE
12 4 (0.34%) CCDP
12 4 (0.34%) CCNP
12 4 (0.34%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.63%) QA
2 13 (1.10%) SLA
3 7 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.084%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.084%) COBIT
6 1 (0.084%) HL7
System Software
1 59 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
3 20 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.52%) Xen
5 13 (1.10%) VMware ESX
5 13 (1.10%) NFS
6 11 (0.93%) vCloud
7 10 (0.84%) Shibboleth
8 9 (0.76%) KVM
8 9 (0.76%) RACF
9 8 (0.67%) XenServer
9 8 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (0.59%) vSphere
10 7 (0.59%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 7 (0.59%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 5 (0.42%) SRDF
11 5 (0.42%) XenApp
11 5 (0.42%) Veritas File System
11 5 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 49 (4.13%) Puppet
2 46 (3.88%) Tivoli
3 20 (1.69%) SELinux
4 16 (1.35%) CA SiteMinder
5 10 (0.84%) OMEGAMON
5 10 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 8 (0.67%) Control-M
7 7 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.51%) Ansible
8 6 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (0.51%) yum
9 5 (0.42%) CA Wily
10 4 (0.34%) nmon
10 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 4 (0.34%) TIBCO Hawk
10 4 (0.34%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.25%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (0.25%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 558 (47.05%) IBM
2 361 (30.44%) Oracle
3 123 (10.37%) Red Hat
4 94 (7.93%) Microsoft
5 81 (6.83%) VMware
6 78 (6.58%) SAP
7 56 (4.72%) HP
8 40 (3.37%) ATG
8 40 (3.37%) TIBCO
9 34 (2.87%) Sybase
10 33 (2.78%) hybris
11 32 (2.70%) webMethods
12 30 (2.53%) Sun
13 29 (2.45%) Software AG
14 28 (2.36%) Adobe
15 24 (2.02%) Citrix
16 21 (1.77%) Business Objects
17 18 (1.52%) Cisco
18 16 (1.35%) Cognos
18 16 (1.35%) EMC
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