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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 235 176 178
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 475 615 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.31% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.52% 7.19% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 327 305
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £298 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £39.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
8601 8554 7992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.23% 18.23% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5632 5378 4828
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 296 299
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 8 February 2016.

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
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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -40 180 £475 -5.00% 37
South East -15 88 £450 +9.75% 29
North West -12 52 £423 +2.42% 11
South West -5 46 £415 -12.16% 7
Yorkshire +5 36 £450 +12.50% 13
East Midlands -12 24 £400 - 7
North East -12 22 £450 +63.63%
East of England -15 15 £450 +5.26% 6
West Midlands -32 13 £450 +28.57% 2
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 578 (48.41%) Java
2 543 (45.48%) IBM
3 456 (38.19%) Linux
4 346 (28.98%) Oracle
5 324 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
6 311 (26.05%) Unix
7 299 (25.04%) J2EE
8 297 (24.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 274 (22.95%) Finance
10 231 (19.35%) SQL
11 217 (18.17%) AIX
12 215 (18.01%) WebSphere MQ
13 214 (17.92%) Middleware
13 214 (17.92%) DB2
14 212 (17.76%) HTTP
15 209 (17.50%) Windows
16 192 (16.08%) JavaScript
17 187 (15.66%) Web Services
18 184 (15.41%) XML
19 183 (15.33%) Tomcat
20 181 (15.16%) Microsoft
21 178 (14.91%) Apache
22 177 (14.82%) HTML
23 176 (14.74%) WebLogic
24 164 (13.74%) SSL
25 163 (13.65%) E-Commerce
26 159 (13.32%) IBM Integration Bus
27 148 (12.40%) Banking
28 140 (11.73%) IIS
29 139 (11.64%) Jenkins

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 297 (24.87%) WebSphere Application Server
2 183 (15.33%) Tomcat
3 178 (14.91%) Apache
4 176 (14.74%) WebLogic
5 140 (11.73%) IIS
6 127 (10.64%) JBoss
7 90 (7.54%) Jetty
8 81 (6.78%) nginx
9 52 (4.36%) IBM HTTP Server
10 46 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
10 46 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
11 37 (3.10%) MQSeries
12 35 (2.93%) Node.js
12 35 (2.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 29 (2.43%) CMS
14 28 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
15 23 (1.93%) Commerce Server
16 22 (1.84%) iPlanet
16 22 (1.84%) Oracle Application Server
17 21 (1.76%) CICS
Applications
1 47 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.76%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.51%) MS Office
4 11 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 39 (3.27%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (1.51%) Magento
3 7 (0.59%) BusinessWare
3 7 (0.59%) SAP R/3
4 6 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.34%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.34%) Relativity
6 3 (0.25%) Maximo
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.17%) Documaker
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Primavera
8 1 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.084%) Exstream
8 1 (0.084%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.084%) RMDS
8 1 (0.084%) SAP hybris
8 1 (0.084%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 125 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (6.53%) Cloud Computing
3 67 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
4 59 (4.94%) Google App Engine
4 59 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 35 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.84%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (0.75%) PaaS
7 9 (0.75%) SaaS
8 7 (0.59%) IaaS
9 6 (0.50%) GitHub
10 4 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.17%) Boomi
11 2 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.084%) Office 365
12 1 (0.084%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.084%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 212 (17.76%) HTTP
2 164 (13.74%) SSL
3 128 (10.72%) TCP/IP
4 100 (8.38%) DNS
5 98 (8.21%) FTP
6 74 (6.20%) IPsec
7 71 (5.95%) DHCP
8 40 (3.35%) Firewall
9 30 (2.51%) LDAP
10 29 (2.43%) Internet
11 25 (2.09%) SNMP
12 23 (1.93%) SAN
13 22 (1.84%) SMTP
14 15 (1.26%) HTTPS
15 10 (0.84%) Network Security
16 8 (0.67%) Intranet
16 8 (0.67%) SSH
16 8 (0.67%) VPN
16 8 (0.67%) WinSCP
17 7 (0.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (17.92%) DB2
2 109 (9.13%) SQL Server
3 68 (5.70%) Relational Database
4 63 (5.28%) MongoDB
5 55 (4.61%) Oracle Database
6 49 (4.10%) Big Data
7 42 (3.52%) NoSQL
8 37 (3.10%) Hadoop
9 35 (2.93%) MySQL
10 23 (1.93%) PowerCenter
11 19 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (1.42%) DB2 UDB
12 17 (1.42%) IBM InfoSphere
13 15 (1.26%) DataStage
13 15 (1.26%) Neo4j
13 15 (1.26%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 139 (11.64%) Jenkins
2 82 (6.87%) Eclipse
3 57 (4.77%) Subversion
4 56 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 54 (4.52%) Selenium
6 51 (4.27%) Maven
7 44 (3.69%) JUnit
8 39 (3.27%) Ant
9 35 (2.93%) Introscope
10 26 (2.18%) ClearCase
11 24 (2.01%) JIRA
12 23 (1.93%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.51%) ClearQuest
13 18 (1.51%) JMeter
14 16 (1.34%) Log4j
15 15 (1.26%) SoapUI
16 12 (1.01%) LoadRunner
17 11 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (0.84%) Hudson
18 10 (0.84%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 274 (22.95%) Finance
2 148 (12.40%) Banking
3 113 (9.46%) Retail
4 32 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.35%) Publishing
6 23 (1.93%) Marketing
7 18 (1.51%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.34%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.26%) Spanish Language
10 14 (1.17%) Retail Banking
11 12 (1.01%) Automotive
12 11 (0.92%) Billing
13 10 (0.84%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.75%) Back Office
15 7 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.50%) Electronics
17 5 (0.42%) Legal
18 4 (0.34%) Advertising
19 3 (0.25%) Front Office
20 1 (0.084%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 347 (29.06%) Developer
2 191 (16.00%) Architect
3 157 (13.15%) Java Developer
4 108 (9.05%) Consultant
5 106 (8.88%) Analyst
6 87 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
7 79 (6.62%) WebSphere Developer
8 61 (5.11%) Administrator
9 51 (4.27%) WebSphere Administrator
10 50 (4.19%) WebSphere Consultant
11 45 (3.77%) Designer
12 41 (3.43%) Project Manager
13 39 (3.27%) Applications Support
14 38 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
14 38 (3.18%) WebSphere Architect
15 31 (2.60%) Senior Developer
16 26 (2.18%) Technical Analyst
16 26 (2.18%) Technical Architect
16 26 (2.18%) WebSphere Specialist
17 22 (1.84%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (25.04%) J2EE
2 215 (18.01%) WebSphere MQ
3 214 (17.92%) Middleware
4 187 (15.66%) Web Services
5 184 (15.41%) XML
6 177 (14.82%) HTML
7 159 (13.32%) IBM Integration Bus
8 125 (10.47%) SOAP
9 111 (9.30%) .NET
9 111 (9.30%) Servlets
10 101 (8.46%) Spring
11 97 (8.12%) CSS
12 81 (6.78%) REST
13 76 (6.37%) Struts
14 71 (5.95%) Ajax
14 71 (5.95%) AngularJS
15 67 (5.61%) Hibernate
16 64 (5.36%) JMS
17 62 (5.19%) JSP
18 61 (5.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (6.95%) DataPower
3 64 (5.36%) Mainframe
4 56 (4.69%) Clustering
5 29 (2.43%) Algorithms
6 27 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.09%) PKI
8 23 (1.93%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
10 17 (1.42%) AS400
11 16 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.34%) User Experience
12 15 (1.26%) Web 2.0
13 11 (0.92%) Equities
13 11 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.92%) Online Banking
14 10 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.84%) FMCG
14 10 (0.84%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 456 (38.19%) Linux
2 311 (26.05%) Unix
3 217 (18.17%) AIX
4 209 (17.50%) Windows
5 100 (8.38%) Solaris
6 97 (8.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (3.18%) CentOS
8 35 (2.93%) Windows Server
8 35 (2.93%) zOS
9 16 (1.34%) Mac OS X
10 15 (1.26%) SUSE
11 14 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.84%) OS/390
13 10 (0.84%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.50%) MVS
14 6 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.50%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (13.65%) E-Commerce
3 137 (11.47%) Configuration Management
4 121 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
5 102 (8.54%) DevOps
6 93 (7.79%) SOA
7 76 (6.37%) Migration
7 76 (6.37%) TDD
8 75 (6.28%) Unit Testing
9 65 (5.44%) Scrum
10 62 (5.19%) Automated Testing
11 60 (5.03%) ITIL
12 53 (4.44%) Data Modelling
13 52 (4.36%) TOGAF
13 52 (4.36%) Waterfall
14 47 (3.94%) Analytics
14 47 (3.94%) Change Management
14 47 (3.94%) UML
15 46 (3.85%) Project Management
16 44 (3.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 578 (48.41%) Java
2 231 (19.35%) SQL
3 192 (16.08%) JavaScript
4 125 (10.47%) Shell Script
5 77 (6.45%) Python
6 73 (6.11%) Perl
7 45 (3.77%) Bash Shell
8 43 (3.60%) Jython
9 35 (2.93%) C
10 33 (2.76%) Korn
11 30 (2.51%) C#
11 30 (2.51%) PL/SQL
12 26 (2.18%) C++
13 22 (1.84%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.26%) COBOL
15 13 (1.09%) Ruby
15 13 (1.09%) VB
16 12 (1.01%) PHP
16 12 (1.01%) XPath
17 10 (0.84%) JCL
Qualifications
1 133 (11.14%) Security Cleared
2 80 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 79 (6.62%) Degree
4 45 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 18 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.92%) CCNA
7 10 (0.84%) BC Cleared
7 10 (0.84%) CISSP
7 10 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.67%) IBM Certification
10 7 (0.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (0.59%) CCSP
10 7 (0.59%) CISM
11 6 (0.50%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.68%) QA
2 16 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.50%) COBIT
5 5 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.42%) SLA
6 3 (0.25%) SDET
7 2 (0.17%) SEPA
7 2 (0.17%) WCAG
8 1 (0.084%) BS7799
8 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (5.53%) Xen
3 50 (4.19%) Active Directory
4 20 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.59%) Docker
6 14 (1.17%) vSphere
7 10 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.84%) vCloud
8 9 (0.75%) Time Sharing Option
9 8 (0.67%) ClearTrust
10 6 (0.50%) NFS
11 5 (0.42%) Oracle Clusterware
11 5 (0.42%) RACF
11 5 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.34%) Varnish
12 4 (0.34%) XenServer
13 3 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 71 (5.95%) Puppet
2 61 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (3.02%) CA Wily
4 31 (2.60%) Tivoli
5 22 (1.84%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 13 (1.09%) Ansible
7 12 (1.01%) CA Single Sign-On
8 11 (0.92%) Control-M
9 10 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (0.84%) Nagios
10 9 (0.75%) QRadar
11 8 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 6 (0.50%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.42%) SCCM
13 5 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.42%) vRealize
14 4 (0.34%) OMEGAMON
14 4 (0.34%) SCOM
15 3 (0.25%) logstash
15 3 (0.25%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 543 (45.48%) IBM
2 346 (28.98%) Oracle
3 181 (15.16%) Microsoft
4 134 (11.22%) VMware
5 99 (8.29%) Red Hat
6 76 (6.37%) Google
7 64 (5.36%) hybris
8 54 (4.52%) ATG
9 48 (4.02%) SAP
10 46 (3.85%) CA
11 32 (2.68%) HP
12 30 (2.51%) Demandware
12 30 (2.51%) Informatica
12 30 (2.51%) Sun
13 29 (2.43%) Sybase
14 22 (1.84%) Axway
14 22 (1.84%) TIBCO
15 16 (1.34%) BEA
15 16 (1.34%) Cisco
16 15 (1.26%) Citrix
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £325 - £385 per day
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Knutsford, Cheshire
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Rate: £340 - £375 per day
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Rate: £350 - £384 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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London
Lorien Resourcing
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Reading, Berkshire
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Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400/Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
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Birmingham
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G2 Recruitment
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Hotfoot Recruitment
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Salt
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Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
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E-synergy Solutions
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Vivid Resourcing
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