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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 198 159 143
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 580 638 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.35% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.21% 7.47% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 331 390
Average daily rate
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£425 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £29.75 £46.23 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.64% +32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 - £34.00
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
9334 8543 8702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.94% 18.02% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6073 5317 4987
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 374 430
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% -8.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -49 249 £450 -6.25% 52
South East -59 76 £405 +1.25% 23
West Midlands +14 50 £413 +10.00% 3
North West -15 47 £350 -20.00% 11
South West +4 37 £434 - 8
East Midlands +24 36 £419 -6.94% 4
East of England -9 31 £450 - 8
Yorkshire -18 27 £400 -13.51% 21
Midlands +9 15 £425 -20.93% 1
North East -38 3 £375 +15.38% 2
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 641 (48.78%) IBM
2 494 (37.60%) Java
3 462 (35.16%) Oracle
4 443 (33.71%) Linux
5 341 (25.95%) WebSphere MQ
6 318 (24.20%) UNIX
7 293 (22.30%) Finance
8 283 (21.54%) SQL
9 248 (18.87%) WebSphere Application Server
10 242 (18.42%) XML
11 226 (17.20%) Windows
12 225 (17.12%) Middleware
13 219 (16.67%) J2EE
14 208 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
15 196 (14.92%) E-Commerce
16 195 (14.84%) WebLogic
17 190 (14.46%) Web Services
17 190 (14.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 169 (12.86%) Banking
19 162 (12.33%) SOA
20 159 (12.10%) Retail
21 153 (11.64%) JavaScript
22 151 (11.49%) DB2
22 151 (11.49%) HTTP
23 147 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
24 145 (11.04%) Tomcat
24 145 (11.04%) AIX
25 137 (10.43%) HTML
26 132 (10.05%) JBoss
27 127 (9.67%) Red Hat

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 248 (18.87%) WebSphere Application Server
2 195 (14.84%) WebLogic
3 145 (11.04%) Tomcat
4 132 (10.05%) JBoss
5 116 (8.83%) Apache
6 65 (4.95%) IIS
7 60 (4.57%) IBM HTTP Server
8 57 (4.34%) BizTalk Server
9 46 (3.50%) MQSeries
10 43 (3.27%) WebSphere Process Server
11 36 (2.74%) WebSphere Portal
12 32 (2.44%) GlassFish
13 28 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
14 26 (1.98%) SharePoint
15 19 (1.45%) CICS
16 18 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
17 17 (1.29%) nginx
17 17 (1.29%) Jetty
18 16 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 16 (1.22%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 39 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.75%) MS Office
3 19 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.99%) MS Project
5 12 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.23%) SPSS
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.076%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 24 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.61%) SAP HR
3 8 (0.61%) Maximo
4 7 (0.53%) Workday HCM
4 7 (0.53%) Murex MxG2000
5 6 (0.46%) Misys Midas
5 6 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.46%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 5 (0.38%) VisionPLUS
7 4 (0.30%) ENOVIA
7 4 (0.30%) Magento
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.23%) Staffware
8 3 (0.23%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
2 40 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.76%) Google App Engine
4 10 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.61%) SaaS
6 4 (0.30%) PaaS
7 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
7 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.15%) Route 53
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.15%) IaaS
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 151 (11.49%) HTTP
2 99 (7.53%) SSL
3 49 (3.73%) Internet
3 49 (3.73%) Firewall
4 48 (3.65%) FTP
5 46 (3.50%) TCP/IP
5 46 (3.50%) SAN
6 42 (3.20%) DNS
7 31 (2.36%) LDAP
8 15 (1.14%) IPsec
8 15 (1.14%) HTTPS
9 14 (1.07%) NAS
9 14 (1.07%) DHCP
10 13 (0.99%) WAN
10 13 (0.99%) Intranet
11 11 (0.84%) SMTP
12 10 (0.76%) iSCSI
12 10 (0.76%) LAN
13 8 (0.61%) SSH
13 8 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (11.49%) DB2
2 126 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 85 (6.47%) Oracle Database
4 75 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 40 (3.04%) Oracle Exadata
6 34 (2.59%) RDBMS
7 30 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (1.98%) MySQL
9 17 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 16 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.07%) ObjectStore
12 11 (0.84%) Hazelcast
12 11 (0.84%) Big Data
13 10 (0.76%) DbVisualizer
13 10 (0.76%) DataStage
14 8 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.61%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (0.53%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.46%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 58 (4.41%) Eclipse
2 55 (4.19%) Jenkins
3 54 (4.11%) Maven
4 37 (2.82%) ClearCase
5 34 (2.59%) Ant
6 33 (2.51%) JIRA
7 32 (2.44%) ClearQuest
7 32 (2.44%) JUnit
8 23 (1.75%) Subversion
8 23 (1.75%) Git (software)
8 23 (1.75%) SoapUI
9 21 (1.60%) Introscope
10 13 (0.99%) JMeter
11 12 (0.91%) Toad
11 12 (0.91%) LoadRunner
12 10 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (0.68%) Selenium
14 8 (0.61%) Eclipse RCP
14 8 (0.61%) Hudson
15 7 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 293 (22.30%) Finance
2 169 (12.86%) Banking
3 159 (12.10%) Retail
4 48 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 37 (2.82%) Financial Institution
5 37 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 33 (2.51%) Marketing
8 25 (1.90%) Front Office
9 17 (1.29%) Automotive
10 15 (1.14%) Back Office
11 11 (0.84%) Publishing
12 10 (0.76%) Legal
13 8 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.46%) Advertising
14 6 (0.46%) Electronics
15 5 (0.38%) French Language
15 5 (0.38%) German Language
16 2 (0.15%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 373 (28.39%) Developer
2 185 (14.08%) Analyst
3 181 (13.77%) Architect
4 159 (12.10%) Java Developer
5 101 (7.69%) Administrator
6 97 (7.38%) WebSphere Developer
7 96 (7.31%) Consultant
8 69 (5.25%) Solutions Architect
9 68 (5.18%) Business Analyst
10 61 (4.64%) Project Manager
11 46 (3.50%) WebSphere Administrator
12 41 (3.12%) Support Analyst
13 38 (2.89%) Senior Developer
14 33 (2.51%) WebSphere Consultant
15 32 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
16 31 (2.36%) Technical Architect
17 28 (2.13%) WebSphere Specialist
18 25 (1.90%) Applications Support
18 25 (1.90%) Software Engineer
19 24 (1.83%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (25.95%) WebSphere MQ
2 242 (18.42%) XML
3 225 (17.12%) Middleware
4 219 (16.67%) J2EE
5 190 (14.46%) Web Services
5 190 (14.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 137 (10.43%) HTML
7 122 (9.28%) Spring
8 112 (8.52%) JMS
9 101 (7.69%) SOAP
10 97 (7.38%) CSS
11 93 (7.08%) .NET
12 76 (5.78%) JSP
13 70 (5.33%) XSLT
14 68 (5.18%) Java EE
14 68 (5.18%) Hibernate
15 67 (5.10%) REST
16 65 (4.95%) Servlets
17 64 (4.87%) Ajax
18 61 (4.64%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 147 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (5.86%) Clustering
3 73 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 63 (4.79%) DataPower
5 38 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 32 (2.44%) iSeries
7 27 (2.05%) Derivative
8 23 (1.75%) Hedge funds
9 20 (1.52%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.45%) AS400
10 19 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
12 15 (1.14%) Open Source
12 15 (1.14%) SWIFT
12 15 (1.14%) User Experience
13 14 (1.07%) N-Tier
14 12 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
15 10 (0.76%) PKI
15 10 (0.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 443 (33.71%) Linux
2 318 (24.20%) UNIX
3 226 (17.20%) Windows
4 145 (11.04%) AIX
5 96 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 82 (6.24%) Solaris
7 44 (3.35%) SELinux
8 32 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 31 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
11 19 (1.45%) zOS
12 16 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (1.14%) SUSE
13 15 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (1.07%) Android
15 9 (0.68%) CentOS
16 8 (0.61%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.53%) HPUX
18 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
19 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (14.92%) E-Commerce
3 162 (12.33%) SOA
4 124 (9.44%) ITIL
5 85 (6.47%) OO
6 81 (6.16%) Scrum
7 73 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 71 (5.40%) Migration
9 70 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 70 (5.33%) Project Management
10 69 (5.25%) UML
11 64 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (4.72%) TDD
13 59 (4.49%) Release Management
14 57 (4.34%) Configuration Management
15 56 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
16 55 (4.19%) DevOps
17 52 (3.96%) TOGAF
18 47 (3.58%) MVC
19 46 (3.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 494 (37.60%) Java
2 283 (21.54%) SQL
3 153 (11.64%) JavaScript
4 101 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 99 (7.53%) Python
6 92 (7.00%) Perl
7 90 (6.85%) Shell Script
8 57 (4.34%) Ruby
9 51 (3.88%) C
10 44 (3.35%) C#
11 40 (3.04%) Jython
12 35 (2.66%) PowerShell
13 33 (2.51%) C++
14 30 (2.28%) Korn
15 26 (1.98%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.83%) XPath
17 19 (1.45%) RPG
18 18 (1.37%) RPG IV
19 14 (1.07%) VB.NET
20 13 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (5.25%) Security Cleared
2 51 (3.88%) Degree
3 38 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.52%) ISEB
4 20 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (1.29%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (0.84%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.61%) CCNA
8 8 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.61%) MCSE
9 7 (0.53%) MCITP
10 5 (0.38%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.30%) CCDP
11 4 (0.30%) CCNP
11 4 (0.30%) RHCE
11 4 (0.30%) IBM WebSphere Certification
12 3 (0.23%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.82%) QA
2 24 (1.83%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.61%) SLA
4 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.076%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.076%) COBIT
7 1 (0.076%) HL7
System Software
1 100 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (3.50%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 21 (1.60%) vCloud
5 20 (1.52%) XenServer
5 20 (1.52%) VMware ESX
6 19 (1.45%) Active Directory
7 16 (1.22%) NFS
8 15 (1.14%) Xen
9 13 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 11 (0.84%) Shibboleth
11 9 (0.68%) RACF
11 9 (0.68%) vSphere
12 8 (0.61%) Hyper-V
13 7 (0.53%) KVM
14 6 (0.46%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 6 (0.46%) Firmware
15 5 (0.38%) OCFS2
15 5 (0.38%) RHEV
15 5 (0.38%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 80 (6.09%) Tivoli
2 64 (4.87%) Puppet
3 14 (1.07%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 11 (0.84%) CA SiteMinder
5 10 (0.76%) OMEGAMON
6 9 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.53%) CA Wily
9 6 (0.46%) YUM
9 6 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.38%) CA LISA
10 5 (0.38%) Control-M
11 4 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 4 (0.30%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.30%) Ansible
11 4 (0.30%) nmon
11 4 (0.30%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.23%) MIMEsweeper
12 3 (0.23%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 641 (48.78%) IBM
2 462 (35.16%) Oracle
3 127 (9.67%) Red Hat
4 121 (9.21%) Microsoft
5 119 (9.06%) VMware
6 97 (7.38%) SAP
7 65 (4.95%) HP
8 46 (3.50%) ATG
9 33 (2.51%) Citrix
10 31 (2.36%) Software AG
11 29 (2.21%) Sybase
11 29 (2.21%) hybris
12 28 (2.13%) webMethods
12 28 (2.13%) Remedy
13 26 (1.98%) TIBCO
14 24 (1.83%) Sun
15 20 (1.52%) Adobe
15 20 (1.52%) EMC
15 20 (1.52%) BEA
16 19 (1.45%) NetApp
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