The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 190 140 133
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 579 604 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.40% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.53% 7.98% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 312 466
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £311 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £39.38 £26.87 £51.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.56% -47.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.08 £22.88 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.68 £38.25 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8862 7568 9093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.26% 17.56% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 4343 5044
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 396 415
Average hourly rate £18.35 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -57 240 £475 - 78
South East +2 132 £388 - 25
East of England +2 49 £400 -11.11% 9
Yorkshire -11 40 £425 +13.33% 14
North West -33 38 £450 +7.46% 9
West Midlands -10 21 £375 -6.25% 3
South West -23 13 £325 -25.71% 4
East Midlands -29 13 £383 -15.00% 4
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 469 (41.43%) Java
2 462 (40.81%) IBM
3 391 (34.54%) Oracle
4 348 (30.74%) Finance
5 321 (28.36%) UNIX
6 304 (26.86%) Linux
7 264 (23.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 243 (21.47%) J2EE
9 208 (18.37%) SQL
10 200 (17.67%) XML
11 194 (17.14%) E-Commerce
12 192 (16.96%) Windows
13 189 (16.70%) Middleware
13 189 (16.70%) Banking
14 182 (16.08%) Retail
15 178 (15.72%) DB2
16 177 (15.64%) Web Services
17 161 (14.22%) SQL Server
18 158 (13.96%) WebSphere MQ
19 138 (12.19%) Tomcat
20 133 (11.75%) WebLogic
21 121 (10.69%) AIX
22 119 (10.51%) Solaris
23 118 (10.42%) .NET
23 118 (10.42%) JavaScript
24 113 (9.98%) HTML
25 112 (9.89%) Spring
26 104 (9.19%) SOAP
26 104 (9.19%) JBoss
27 98 (8.66%) SOA

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 264 (23.32%) WebSphere Application Server
2 138 (12.19%) Tomcat
3 133 (11.75%) WebLogic
4 75 (6.63%) IIS
5 67 (5.92%) Apache
6 65 (5.74%) MQSeries
7 50 (4.42%) WebSphere Process Server
8 40 (3.53%) IBM HTTP Server
9 32 (2.83%) SharePoint
10 27 (2.39%) CMS
11 26 (2.30%) CICS
12 25 (2.21%) TeamSite
13 24 (2.12%) WebSphere Portal
13 24 (2.12%) Jetty
14 23 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
15 20 (1.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 19 (1.68%) Adobe CQ
17 17 (1.50%) Tuxedo
18 14 (1.24%) SAS
19 13 (1.15%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.15%) MS Project
4 8 (0.71%) MS Office
5 4 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.77%) Tridion
2 14 (1.24%) Maximo
3 13 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.71%) RMDS
5 7 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.62%) JDE OneWorld
6 6 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.53%) Magento
7 4 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.27%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.088%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.80%) SaaS
5 7 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (0.62%) Route 53
5 7 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.53%) PaaS
7 4 (0.35%) IaaS
7 4 (0.35%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 93 (8.22%) HTTP
2 81 (7.16%) Internet
3 61 (5.39%) LDAP
4 48 (4.24%) Firewall
5 45 (3.98%) SAN
6 37 (3.27%) SSL
7 27 (2.39%) FTP
7 27 (2.39%) TCP/IP
8 26 (2.30%) DNS
9 16 (1.41%) DHCP
10 15 (1.33%) NAS
11 14 (1.24%) LAN
12 13 (1.15%) WAN
13 12 (1.06%) VPN
14 10 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (0.80%) VLAN
15 9 (0.80%) SSH
16 8 (0.71%) Kerberos
16 8 (0.71%) FCoE
16 8 (0.71%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (15.72%) DB2
2 161 (14.22%) SQL Server
3 73 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 62 (5.48%) Oracle Database
5 55 (4.86%) MySQL
6 49 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 27 (2.39%) Big Data
9 23 (2.03%) Hadoop
10 16 (1.41%) DTS
11 14 (1.24%) DataStage
12 13 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.06%) IBM InfoSphere
14 11 (0.97%) Pentaho
14 11 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (0.80%) DbVisualizer
16 8 (0.71%) HBase
16 8 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
17 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 72 (6.36%) Subversion
2 54 (4.77%) Maven
3 53 (4.68%) Ant
4 52 (4.59%) Eclipse
5 51 (4.51%) JUnit
6 30 (2.65%) JIRA
7 29 (2.56%) Jenkins
8 28 (2.47%) SoapUI
9 27 (2.39%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 23 (2.03%) Log4j
11 22 (1.94%) ClearCase
12 20 (1.77%) Git (software)
13 19 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (1.50%) Hudson
15 13 (1.15%) ClearQuest
16 11 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
16 11 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 10 (0.88%) LoadRunner
17 10 (0.88%) Mockito
18 9 (0.80%) Selenium
General
1 348 (30.74%) Finance
2 189 (16.70%) Banking
3 182 (16.08%) Retail
4 75 (6.63%) Manufacturing
5 46 (4.06%) Investment Banking
6 31 (2.74%) Financial Institution
7 23 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.68%) Marketing
9 11 (0.97%) Front Office
9 11 (0.97%) Back Office
9 11 (0.97%) Advertising
10 8 (0.71%) Legal
10 8 (0.71%) German Language
11 6 (0.53%) Publishing
12 5 (0.44%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.35%) Games
13 4 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Automotive
14 2 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 280 (24.73%) Developer
2 210 (18.55%) Architect
3 148 (13.07%) Java Developer
4 135 (11.93%) Analyst
5 100 (8.83%) Project Manager
6 96 (8.48%) Solutions Architect
7 78 (6.89%) Administrator
8 75 (6.63%) Consultant
9 54 (4.77%) WebSphere Administrator
10 31 (2.74%) Designer
11 29 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 29 (2.56%) Business Analyst
12 28 (2.47%) WebSphere Developer
13 25 (2.21%) Technical Architect
13 25 (2.21%) Senior Developer
14 24 (2.12%) Infrastructure Architect
15 23 (2.03%) WebSphere Specialist
16 21 (1.86%) Programmer
16 21 (1.86%) WebSphere Consultant
17 20 (1.77%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (21.47%) J2EE
2 200 (17.67%) XML
3 189 (16.70%) Middleware
4 177 (15.64%) Web Services
5 158 (13.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 118 (10.42%) .NET
7 113 (9.98%) HTML
8 112 (9.89%) Spring
9 104 (9.19%) SOAP
10 95 (8.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 89 (7.86%) JSP
12 87 (7.69%) Hibernate
13 80 (7.07%) Servlets
14 74 (6.54%) XSLT
15 68 (6.01%) Struts
16 66 (5.83%) EJB
17 60 (5.30%) Ajax
18 54 (4.77%) JMS
19 49 (4.33%) CSS
20 46 (4.06%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.71%) DataPower
2 37 (3.27%) Online Banking
3 33 (2.92%) Mainframe
4 28 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (2.39%) Open Source
6 25 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.12%) Web 2.0
8 18 (1.59%) Clustering
9 17 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.41%) Derivative
11 13 (1.15%) iSeries
12 12 (1.06%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.97%) Computer Science
13 11 (0.97%) AS400
13 11 (0.97%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
15 9 (0.80%) PKI
15 9 (0.80%) Equities
15 9 (0.80%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 321 (28.36%) UNIX
2 304 (26.86%) Linux
3 192 (16.96%) Windows
4 121 (10.69%) AIX
5 119 (10.51%) Solaris
6 48 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.94%) zOS
8 22 (1.94%) HPUX
9 14 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.97%) SUSE
11 8 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.71%) CentOS
12 7 (0.62%) Android
13 5 (0.44%) Debian
13 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.18%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (17.14%) E-Commerce
2 98 (8.66%) SOA
3 97 (8.57%) Project Management
4 94 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (6.63%) ITIL
6 62 (5.48%) UML
7 61 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (5.39%) Scrum
8 51 (4.51%) Waterfall
8 51 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
9 47 (4.15%) Migration
10 45 (3.98%) ETL
11 43 (3.80%) Change Management
11 43 (3.80%) Configuration Management
12 42 (3.71%) OO
13 38 (3.36%) Test Scripting
13 38 (3.36%) Change Control
14 36 (3.18%) Service Delivery
14 36 (3.18%) Content Management
15 35 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 469 (41.43%) Java
2 208 (18.37%) SQL
3 118 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 78 (6.89%) Shell Script
5 58 (5.12%) Bash Shell
6 52 (4.59%) C#
7 50 (4.42%) Perl
8 47 (4.15%) C
9 36 (3.18%) Korn
10 32 (2.83%) Python
11 31 (2.74%) PL/SQL
12 29 (2.56%) XPath
13 21 (1.86%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.59%) Jython
15 17 (1.50%) Scala
16 15 (1.33%) C++
17 13 (1.15%) PowerShell
18 10 (0.88%) Ruby
19 9 (0.80%) JCL
19 9 (0.80%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 49 (4.33%) Degree
2 47 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 37 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (1.50%) ISEB
5 8 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.44%) RHCE
7 4 (0.35%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.27%) PCI QSA
8 3 (0.27%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 3 (0.27%) PMP
8 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.18%) MCSE
9 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.06%) QA
2 14 (1.24%) SLA
3 5 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) JTAG
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.088%) HL7
6 1 (0.088%) COBIT
6 1 (0.088%) Basel III
6 1 (0.088%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 31 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 13 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (1.15%) NFS
5 10 (0.88%) XenApp
6 8 (0.71%) vSphere
6 8 (0.71%) SRDF
6 8 (0.71%) vCloud
6 8 (0.71%) Xen
7 5 (0.44%) PowerHA
8 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.27%) OCFS2
9 3 (0.27%) KVM
10 2 (0.18%) RACF
11 1 (0.088%) Squid
11 1 (0.088%) Snort
Systems Management
1 82 (7.24%) Tivoli
2 39 (3.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 25 (2.21%) Puppet
4 16 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (0.88%) CA Wily
6 8 (0.71%) BladeLogic
7 7 (0.62%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.62%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.53%) MOM
8 6 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.44%) nmon
10 4 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.27%) Control-M
12 2 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.18%) Netcool
12 2 (0.18%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 462 (40.81%) IBM
2 391 (34.54%) Oracle
3 104 (9.19%) JBoss
4 79 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 72 (6.36%) Red Hat
6 67 (5.92%) HP
7 52 (4.59%) ATG
8 48 (4.24%) SAP
8 48 (4.24%) TIBCO
8 48 (4.24%) VMware
9 41 (3.62%) Sun
10 37 (3.27%) Sybase
11 28 (2.47%) LogLogic
12 27 (2.39%) Citrix
13 25 (2.21%) hybris
14 23 (2.03%) Ab Initio
15 20 (1.77%) Cisco
15 20 (1.77%) Elastic Path
16 19 (1.68%) Blue Martini
16 19 (1.68%) Interwoven
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