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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 169 180 150
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -30
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 594 535 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.28% 1.19% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.12% 6.82% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 301 288
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.63 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 - £26.25
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
8339 7847 7344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.03% 17.46% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5134 4726 4231
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 285 384
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.46 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +6 256 £475 - 67
South East -31 105 £410 -8.88% 20
West Midlands +30 47 £425 -3.40% 10
North West -12 42 £400 +4.91% 8
East of England +18 35 £400 - 11
East Midlands +13 27 £425 +3.03% 10
South West 0 26 £488 +54.76% 1
Yorkshire -3 25 £350 -20.00% 16
Midlands +15 10 £513 +28.12%
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 535 (45.80%) IBM
2 501 (42.89%) Java
3 381 (32.62%) Linux
4 337 (28.85%) Oracle
5 302 (25.86%) UNIX
6 265 (22.69%) Finance
7 252 (21.58%) WebSphere MQ
8 247 (21.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 240 (20.55%) XML
10 212 (18.15%) Windows
10 212 (18.15%) SQL
10 212 (18.15%) Middleware
11 206 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
12 184 (15.75%) Web Services
13 175 (14.98%) E-Commerce
14 173 (14.81%) J2EE
15 171 (14.64%) WebLogic
16 155 (13.27%) Banking
17 147 (12.59%) HTML
18 146 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 133 (11.39%) ITIL
20 129 (11.04%) Tomcat
21 124 (10.62%) SOA
22 123 (10.53%) JavaScript
23 120 (10.27%) JBoss
24 119 (10.19%) HTTP
25 118 (10.10%) AIX
25 118 (10.10%) Spring
26 116 (9.93%) Retail
27 113 (9.67%) SQL Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 247 (21.15%) WebSphere Application Server
2 171 (14.64%) WebLogic
3 129 (11.04%) Tomcat
4 120 (10.27%) JBoss
5 111 (9.50%) Apache
6 82 (7.02%) IIS
7 60 (5.14%) IBM HTTP Server
8 36 (3.08%) SharePoint
9 33 (2.83%) WebSphere Portal
10 32 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
11 30 (2.57%) WebSphere Process Server
11 30 (2.57%) Adobe CQ
12 29 (2.48%) FileNet
13 26 (2.23%) MQSeries
14 25 (2.14%) GlassFish
15 23 (1.97%) TIBCO EMS
16 19 (1.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 14 (1.20%) CICS
17 14 (1.20%) Commerce Server
17 14 (1.20%) iPlanet
Applications
1 25 (2.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.68%) MS Office
5 6 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.34%) MS Project
6 4 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.68%) RMDS
3 7 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.51%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 5 (0.43%) Fredhopper
5 5 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.34%) Magento
6 4 (0.34%) Maximo
6 4 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.34%) Misys Midas
7 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.26%) assyst
7 3 (0.26%) VisionPLUS
7 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Murex MxG2000
8 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.77%) OpenShift
5 8 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.60%) Google App Engine
6 7 (0.60%) SaaS
6 7 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.34%) PaaS
9 2 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.086%) Route 53
10 1 (0.086%) IaaS
10 1 (0.086%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.086%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 119 (10.19%) HTTP
2 72 (6.16%) SSL
3 49 (4.20%) LDAP
4 47 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 39 (3.34%) Firewall
6 37 (3.17%) DNS
7 34 (2.91%) SAN
7 34 (2.91%) Internet
8 23 (1.97%) FTP
9 18 (1.54%) WAN
10 17 (1.46%) LAN
11 16 (1.37%) HTTPS
12 13 (1.11%) DMZ
12 13 (1.11%) NAS
13 9 (0.77%) MPLS
13 9 (0.77%) SMTP
14 8 (0.68%) Multicast
15 7 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (0.60%) iSCSI
15 7 (0.60%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (9.67%) SQL Server
2 110 (9.42%) DB2
3 89 (7.62%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.42%) RDBMS
5 39 (3.34%) Oracle Database
6 24 (2.05%) MySQL
7 17 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (0.94%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.68%) DataStage
10 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
12 6 (0.51%) SAP HANA
12 6 (0.51%) Big Data
12 6 (0.51%) Hazelcast
12 6 (0.51%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (5.57%) Eclipse
2 59 (5.05%) Ant
3 56 (4.79%) JUnit
4 49 (4.20%) Maven
5 40 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 38 (3.25%) Introscope
7 30 (2.57%) Subversion
7 30 (2.57%) Selenium
7 30 (2.57%) SoapUI
8 25 (2.14%) Git (software)
9 24 (2.05%) JIRA
10 17 (1.46%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
12 12 (1.03%) Eclipse RCP
13 10 (0.86%) JMeter
13 10 (0.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 10 (0.86%) Toad
14 8 (0.68%) ClearCase
14 8 (0.68%) Lombardi
14 8 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 265 (22.69%) Finance
2 155 (13.27%) Banking
3 116 (9.93%) Retail
4 36 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 28 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.40%) Marketing
7 23 (1.97%) Front Office
8 19 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.37%) Back Office
10 12 (1.03%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.86%) Legal
12 6 (0.51%) Automotive
12 6 (0.51%) Publishing
13 3 (0.26%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.26%) German Language
13 3 (0.26%) Electronics
14 2 (0.17%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.17%) International Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 312 (26.71%) Developer
2 157 (13.44%) Java Developer
3 146 (12.50%) Architect
4 124 (10.62%) Analyst
5 116 (9.93%) Administrator
6 94 (8.05%) Consultant
7 59 (5.05%) WebSphere Administrator
8 58 (4.97%) Project Manager
9 53 (4.54%) Business Analyst
9 53 (4.54%) WebSphere Developer
10 41 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
11 33 (2.83%) Technical Architect
11 33 (2.83%) Integration Architect
12 30 (2.57%) Support Analyst
13 28 (2.40%) Senior Developer
13 28 (2.40%) WebSphere Consultant
14 26 (2.23%) Applications Support
15 25 (2.14%) Designer
16 23 (1.97%) Software Engineer
16 23 (1.97%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (21.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 240 (20.55%) XML
3 212 (18.15%) Middleware
4 184 (15.75%) Web Services
5 173 (14.81%) J2EE
6 147 (12.59%) HTML
7 146 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 118 (10.10%) Spring
9 109 (9.33%) .NET
10 101 (8.65%) SOAP
11 85 (7.28%) CSS
12 60 (5.14%) Java EE
12 60 (5.14%) REST
13 57 (4.88%) HTML5
13 57 (4.88%) JSP
14 54 (4.62%) Hibernate
15 53 (4.54%) JMS
16 51 (4.37%) WSDL
17 50 (4.28%) XSLT
17 50 (4.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.22%) DataPower
3 53 (4.54%) Clustering
4 36 (3.08%) Mainframe
5 35 (3.00%) Open Source
6 23 (1.97%) Derivative
7 21 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 19 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 18 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
10 17 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.28%) User Experience
12 14 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
12 14 (1.20%) PKI
13 13 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.03%) Replication
14 12 (1.03%) Equities
15 9 (0.77%) iSeries
16 8 (0.68%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.68%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 381 (32.62%) Linux
2 302 (25.86%) UNIX
3 212 (18.15%) Windows
4 118 (10.10%) AIX
5 102 (8.73%) Solaris
6 83 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (2.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 25 (2.14%) zOS
10 22 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.94%) SUSE
11 11 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.68%) CentOS
14 8 (0.68%) Windows NT
15 7 (0.60%) Android
16 6 (0.51%) HPUX
17 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (14.98%) E-Commerce
3 133 (11.39%) ITIL
4 124 (10.62%) SOA
5 80 (6.85%) TDD
6 78 (6.68%) Scrum
7 63 (5.39%) OO
8 54 (4.62%) Configuration Management
9 53 (4.54%) UML
10 52 (4.45%) Project Management
11 51 (4.37%) MVC
12 50 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (4.28%) Software Engineering
13 46 (3.94%) Unit Testing
14 44 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
15 43 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (3.51%) DevOps
17 37 (3.17%) TOGAF
18 36 (3.08%) Content Management
19 35 (3.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 501 (42.89%) Java
2 212 (18.15%) SQL
3 123 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 67 (5.74%) Python
5 65 (5.57%) Shell Script
6 63 (5.39%) Perl
7 62 (5.31%) Bash Shell
8 44 (3.77%) C#
9 40 (3.42%) Jython
10 36 (3.08%) Ruby
11 35 (3.00%) C
12 24 (2.05%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.71%) VB.NET
14 19 (1.63%) Korn
15 18 (1.54%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.20%) XPath
16 14 (1.20%) PHP
17 11 (0.94%) C++
18 8 (0.68%) VBScript
18 8 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 67 (5.74%) Degree
3 57 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 37 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 25 (2.14%) VCP4
5 25 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (1.03%) IBM Certification
6 12 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.86%) Sun Certification
8 8 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.68%) CCNA
9 6 (0.51%) MCSE
9 6 (0.51%) ISEB
9 6 (0.51%) MCITP
10 5 (0.43%) CCNP
10 5 (0.43%) CCDP
11 4 (0.34%) SCSA
11 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.34%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.37%) QA
2 9 (0.77%) SLA
3 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.086%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.086%) COBIT
5 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (1.37%) Xen
5 10 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.86%) RACF
5 10 (0.86%) KVM
6 9 (0.77%) vCloud
7 8 (0.68%) vSphere
7 8 (0.68%) NFS
8 7 (0.60%) VMware ESX
8 7 (0.60%) XenServer
8 7 (0.60%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 6 (0.51%) SRDF
9 6 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.43%) Veritas File System
10 5 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.34%) Shibboleth
11 4 (0.34%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 44 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 39 (3.34%) Puppet
3 16 (1.37%) CA Wily
3 16 (1.37%) SELinux
3 16 (1.37%) CA Single Sign-On
4 12 (1.03%) Control-M
5 10 (0.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 8 (0.68%) OMEGAMON
6 8 (0.68%) Ansible
6 8 (0.68%) CA LISA
7 7 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (0.51%) yum
8 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (0.43%) Salt
9 5 (0.43%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.34%) TIBCO Hawk
10 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 4 (0.34%) nmon
Vendors
1 535 (45.80%) IBM
2 337 (28.85%) Oracle
3 88 (7.53%) Red Hat
4 83 (7.11%) Microsoft
5 75 (6.42%) SAP
6 64 (5.48%) VMware
7 60 (5.14%) TIBCO
8 43 (3.68%) HP
9 42 (3.60%) webMethods
9 42 (3.60%) ATG
10 40 (3.42%) hybris
11 36 (3.08%) Sybase
12 32 (2.74%) Sun
13 30 (2.57%) Adobe
14 24 (2.05%) Software AG
15 22 (1.88%) Cisco
16 21 (1.80%) Business Objects
16 21 (1.80%) Citrix
17 20 (1.71%) Demandware
18 17 (1.46%) AppDynamics
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