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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 195 175 142
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -33
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 574 590 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 1.25% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.23% 6.95% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 336 377
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.19 £42.22 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.98 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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
9220 8494 8145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.99% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6064 5292 4677
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 363 424
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.39 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 -39 233 £500 +5.26% 40
South East -58 75 £388 -3.12% 16
South West +26 54 £405 -20.54% 10
West Midlands +12 50 £375 - 2
North West -29 36 £425 +13.33% 7
East Midlands +23 31 £400 -15.78% 1
East of England -5 31 £450 - 4
Yorkshire -15 26 £325 -35.00% 10
Midlands +15 20 £425 -20.93%
North East -22 10 £275 -15.38% 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 628 (49.41%) IBM
2 533 (41.94%) Java
3 426 (33.52%) Linux
4 417 (32.81%) Oracle
5 315 (24.78%) UNIX
6 306 (24.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 280 (22.03%) SQL
8 263 (20.69%) Finance
9 254 (19.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 247 (19.43%) XML
11 235 (18.49%) Middleware
12 221 (17.39%) J2EE
13 212 (16.68%) Agile Software Development
14 207 (16.29%) E-Commerce
15 202 (15.89%) Windows
16 182 (14.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 176 (13.85%) Web Services
18 174 (13.69%) WebLogic
19 168 (13.22%) Banking
20 156 (12.27%) Retail
20 156 (12.27%) JavaScript
21 148 (11.64%) HTML
21 148 (11.64%) Tomcat
22 146 (11.49%) DB2
23 145 (11.41%) AIX
24 143 (11.25%) HTTP
24 143 (11.25%) Spring
25 137 (10.78%) Apache
26 133 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
27 130 (10.23%) ITIL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 254 (19.98%) WebSphere Application Server
2 174 (13.69%) WebLogic
3 148 (11.64%) Tomcat
4 137 (10.78%) Apache
5 119 (9.36%) JBoss
6 72 (5.66%) IBM HTTP Server
7 69 (5.43%) IIS
8 44 (3.46%) WebSphere Portal
9 43 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
10 40 (3.15%) WebSphere Process Server
11 34 (2.68%) MQSeries
12 28 (2.20%) SharePoint
12 28 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 26 (2.05%) GlassFish
14 21 (1.65%) Adobe CQ
15 18 (1.42%) CICS
16 17 (1.34%) CMS
16 17 (1.34%) Jetty
16 17 (1.34%) nginx
17 16 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 40 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.65%) MS Office
3 20 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.10%) MS Project
4 14 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.24%) SPSS
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.079%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 17 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.55%) Murex MxG2000
3 7 (0.55%) Maximo
4 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.47%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 5 (0.39%) VisionPLUS
5 5 (0.39%) Misys Midas
6 4 (0.31%) ENOVIA
6 4 (0.31%) Magento
6 4 (0.31%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.24%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.24%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.24%) Staffware
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.16%) RMDS
8 2 (0.16%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
2 29 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.79%) Google App Engine
4 10 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.63%) SaaS
6 7 (0.55%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
7 3 (0.24%) PaaS
7 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.16%) Route 53
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.079%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.079%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 143 (11.25%) HTTP
2 92 (7.24%) SSL
3 44 (3.46%) TCP/IP
4 43 (3.38%) DNS
4 43 (3.38%) SAN
4 43 (3.38%) Internet
5 42 (3.30%) FTP
6 40 (3.15%) Firewall
7 34 (2.68%) LDAP
8 16 (1.26%) WAN
9 15 (1.18%) LAN
10 14 (1.10%) NAS
10 14 (1.10%) DHCP
11 13 (1.02%) IPsec
12 12 (0.94%) Intranet
13 11 (0.87%) HTTPS
14 10 (0.79%) iSCSI
15 9 (0.71%) SMTP
16 8 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (0.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (11.49%) DB2
2 120 (9.44%) SQL Server
3 79 (6.22%) Relational Database
4 69 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 38 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 29 (2.28%) Oracle Exadata
7 25 (1.97%) MySQL
8 17 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (0.87%) Hazelcast
10 11 (0.87%) DbVisualizer
10 11 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (0.79%) ObjectStore
11 10 (0.79%) DataStage
12 9 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
12 9 (0.71%) Big Data
13 7 (0.55%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 62 (4.88%) Eclipse
2 57 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 55 (4.33%) Maven
4 42 (3.30%) Ant
5 39 (3.07%) JUnit
6 36 (2.83%) ClearCase
7 32 (2.52%) ClearQuest
8 28 (2.20%) Subversion
9 27 (2.12%) JIRA
10 24 (1.89%) Git (software)
11 23 (1.81%) SoapUI
12 20 (1.57%) Introscope
13 17 (1.34%) Selenium
14 13 (1.02%) JMeter
15 12 (0.94%) Toad
16 11 (0.87%) LoadRunner
16 11 (0.87%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 9 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
17 9 (0.71%) Hudson
18 8 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 263 (20.69%) Finance
2 168 (13.22%) Banking
3 156 (12.27%) Retail
4 41 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 33 (2.60%) Investment Banking
6 32 (2.52%) Marketing
6 32 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 28 (2.20%) Front Office
8 16 (1.26%) Back Office
8 16 (1.26%) Automotive
9 15 (1.18%) Legal
10 11 (0.87%) Publishing
11 8 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.47%) Electronics
13 5 (0.39%) Advertising
14 4 (0.31%) German Language
15 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.16%) French Language
15 2 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 385 (30.29%) Developer
2 170 (13.38%) Java Developer
3 168 (13.22%) Analyst
4 148 (11.64%) Architect
5 101 (7.95%) Administrator
6 91 (7.16%) WebSphere Developer
7 86 (6.77%) Consultant
8 64 (5.04%) Business Analyst
9 57 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 57 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
10 46 (3.62%) WebSphere Administrator
11 39 (3.07%) Senior Developer
12 34 (2.68%) Support Analyst
13 31 (2.44%) Technical Architect
14 30 (2.36%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
15 26 (2.05%) WebSphere Consultant
16 25 (1.97%) WebSphere Specialist
17 24 (1.89%) Applications Support
18 23 (1.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 23 (1.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (24.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 247 (19.43%) XML
3 235 (18.49%) Middleware
4 221 (17.39%) J2EE
5 182 (14.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 176 (13.85%) Web Services
7 148 (11.64%) HTML
8 143 (11.25%) Spring
9 104 (8.18%) CSS
10 98 (7.71%) .NET
11 88 (6.92%) SOAP
12 87 (6.85%) JMS
13 85 (6.69%) JSP
14 75 (5.90%) Hibernate
15 70 (5.51%) Servlets
16 69 (5.43%) XSLT
17 66 (5.19%) JDBC
18 62 (4.88%) Java EE
19 60 (4.72%) Ajax
20 53 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.51%) Mainframe
3 60 (4.72%) Clustering
4 58 (4.56%) DataPower
5 37 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.05%) Derivative
7 25 (1.97%) Open Source
7 25 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.89%) iSeries
9 23 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (1.49%) Hedge funds
10 19 (1.49%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.18%) User Experience
11 15 (1.18%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
13 12 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
13 12 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.79%) Credit Derivative
14 10 (0.79%) iPad
14 10 (0.79%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 426 (33.52%) Linux
2 315 (24.78%) UNIX
3 202 (15.89%) Windows
4 145 (11.41%) AIX
5 101 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 88 (6.92%) Solaris
7 33 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (2.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 25 (1.97%) zOS
10 22 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
11 20 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (1.49%) SUSE
13 16 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (1.18%) Android
15 12 (0.94%) CentOS
16 8 (0.63%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.39%) HPUX
17 5 (0.39%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (16.68%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (16.29%) E-Commerce
3 130 (10.23%) ITIL
4 126 (9.91%) SOA
5 86 (6.77%) OO
6 81 (6.37%) Scrum
7 65 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (5.11%) TDD
8 64 (5.04%) Project Management
9 62 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (4.80%) Migration
11 60 (4.72%) Software Engineering
12 57 (4.48%) UML
13 54 (4.25%) Configuration Management
14 53 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
15 51 (4.01%) DevOps
16 50 (3.93%) MVC
17 48 (3.78%) Service Delivery
17 48 (3.78%) Unit Testing
18 47 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 533 (41.94%) Java
2 280 (22.03%) SQL
3 156 (12.27%) JavaScript
4 86 (6.77%) Bash Shell
5 84 (6.61%) Perl
6 79 (6.22%) Python
7 76 (5.98%) Shell Script
8 50 (3.93%) C#
9 47 (3.70%) Ruby
10 43 (3.38%) C
11 41 (3.23%) Jython
12 29 (2.28%) C++
13 28 (2.20%) PowerShell
14 23 (1.81%) Korn
15 22 (1.73%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.49%) XPath
17 15 (1.18%) VB.NET
18 14 (1.10%) C-shell
18 14 (1.10%) RPG
19 12 (0.94%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 70 (5.51%) Security Cleared
2 57 (4.48%) Degree
3 34 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.97%) DV Cleared
5 21 (1.65%) ISEB
6 20 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.79%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.63%) MCSE
9 8 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.63%) CCNA
10 7 (0.55%) MCITP
11 6 (0.47%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.39%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.31%) RHCE
13 4 (0.31%) CCDP
13 4 (0.31%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.75%) QA
2 16 (1.26%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.71%) SLA
4 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.079%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.079%) COBIT
6 1 (0.079%) HL7
System Software
1 83 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
3 25 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.42%) VMware ESX
5 16 (1.26%) vCloud
5 16 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 15 (1.18%) NFS
6 15 (1.18%) Xen
6 15 (1.18%) XenServer
7 11 (0.87%) Shibboleth
8 9 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 9 (0.71%) RACF
9 8 (0.63%) vSphere
10 7 (0.55%) KVM
10 7 (0.55%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 6 (0.47%) Firmware
12 5 (0.39%) RHEV
12 5 (0.39%) SRDF
13 4 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 68 (5.35%) Tivoli
2 60 (4.72%) Puppet
3 36 (2.83%) SELinux
4 14 (1.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 10 (0.79%) OMEGAMON
6 9 (0.71%) CA SiteMinder
6 9 (0.71%) yum
7 8 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.55%) Ansible
9 6 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.39%) logstash
10 5 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (0.39%) Control-M
11 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.31%) CA Wily
11 4 (0.31%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 4 (0.31%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.31%) nmon
Vendors
1 628 (49.41%) IBM
2 417 (32.81%) Oracle
3 130 (10.23%) Red Hat
4 112 (8.81%) Microsoft
5 105 (8.26%) VMware
6 89 (7.00%) SAP
7 67 (5.27%) HP
8 48 (3.78%) ATG
9 33 (2.60%) Sybase
9 33 (2.60%) Software AG
10 32 (2.52%) hybris
11 30 (2.36%) Citrix
12 28 (2.20%) webMethods
13 25 (1.97%) TIBCO
14 23 (1.81%) Sun
15 22 (1.73%) Adobe
16 20 (1.57%) Remedy
17 18 (1.42%) EMC
17 18 (1.42%) NetApp
18 17 (1.34%) Cisco
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £585 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £575 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Salary: As per market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £477.09 - £556.60 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £595 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £35 - £37.50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago