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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 151 121 117
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 711 813 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.44% 1.74% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.07% 10.16% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 474 489
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £414
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £30.50 £33.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -14.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.60 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £36.60 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8813 8004 9160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.86% 17.17% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5313 4668 5305
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 406 428
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -41 304 £450 -10.00% 65
South East -22 154 £425 - 13
Yorkshire +32 51 £425 +3.03% 12
West Midlands +17 51 £400 +3.22% 8
East Midlands -13 45 £375 -16.66% 10
East of England -18 42 £279 -16.32% 7
South West -24 20 £300 -17.24% 9
North West -45 18 £425 +13.33% 12
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 600 (46.77%) IBM
2 471 (36.71%) Oracle
3 444 (34.61%) Java
4 418 (32.58%) Linux
5 353 (27.51%) Finance
6 350 (27.28%) UNIX
7 296 (23.07%) WebSphere MQ
8 290 (22.60%) SQL
9 265 (20.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 255 (19.88%) J2EE
11 223 (17.38%) Windows
12 202 (15.74%) E-Commerce
13 198 (15.43%) WebLogic
14 197 (15.35%) XML
15 196 (15.28%) Retail
16 188 (14.65%) Web Services
17 187 (14.58%) Middleware
18 180 (14.03%) SOA
19 174 (13.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
20 172 (13.41%) DB2
20 172 (13.41%) Banking
21 157 (12.24%) JavaScript
22 153 (11.93%) SQL Server
23 141 (10.99%) AIX
24 136 (10.60%) HTML
25 128 (9.98%) JBoss
26 122 (9.51%) Tomcat
27 112 (8.73%) HTTP
27 112 (8.73%) ITIL
28 110 (8.57%) Bash Shell

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 265 (20.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 198 (15.43%) WebLogic
3 122 (9.51%) Tomcat
4 102 (7.95%) Apache
5 81 (6.31%) MQSeries
6 72 (5.61%) IIS
7 67 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
8 42 (3.27%) IBM HTTP Server
9 32 (2.49%) Oracle Workflow
10 29 (2.26%) WebSphere Portal
10 29 (2.26%) SharePoint
11 28 (2.18%) CICS
12 27 (2.10%) WebSphere Process Server
13 25 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 22 (1.71%) Jetty
15 20 (1.56%) CMS
16 19 (1.48%) GlassFish
17 18 (1.40%) nginx
18 17 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
19 15 (1.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 22 (1.71%) MS Office
2 19 (1.48%) MS Excel
3 11 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.55%) MS Project
5 4 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) SPSS
7 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.01%) Maximo
2 13 (1.01%) Workday HCM
3 12 (0.94%) Tridion
4 11 (0.86%) SAP HR
5 10 (0.78%) JDE OneWorld
6 9 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.62%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.31%) RMDS
8 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.23%) Magento
10 2 (0.16%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 43 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.62%) Google App Engine
4 8 (0.62%) SaaS
5 7 (0.55%) Route 53
5 7 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.23%) PaaS
7 2 (0.16%) IaaS
7 2 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 112 (8.73%) HTTP
2 72 (5.61%) SSL
3 64 (4.99%) Firewall
4 54 (4.21%) Internet
4 54 (4.21%) LDAP
5 51 (3.98%) DNS
6 46 (3.59%) TCP/IP
7 44 (3.43%) SAN
8 43 (3.35%) FTP
9 20 (1.56%) DHCP
10 18 (1.40%) VPN
10 18 (1.40%) HTTPS
11 17 (1.33%) IPsec
12 16 (1.25%) WAN
13 11 (0.86%) SSH
14 10 (0.78%) ATM
14 10 (0.78%) NAS
15 9 (0.70%) Intranet
15 9 (0.70%) LAN
16 8 (0.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (13.41%) DB2
2 153 (11.93%) SQL Server
3 91 (7.09%) Oracle Database
4 79 (6.16%) Relational Database
5 47 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (3.59%) MySQL
7 38 (2.96%) RDBMS
8 31 (2.42%) Oracle Exadata
9 20 (1.56%) Big Data
10 18 (1.40%) DbVisualizer
10 18 (1.40%) DTS
11 16 (1.25%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (1.09%) ObjectStore
14 12 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (0.55%) DataStage
17 7 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 58 (4.52%) Eclipse
2 52 (4.05%) Ant
2 52 (4.05%) JIRA
3 51 (3.98%) Maven
4 48 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 39 (3.04%) Subversion
6 37 (2.88%) JUnit
7 35 (2.73%) ClearCase
8 30 (2.34%) ClearQuest
9 25 (1.95%) Introscope
10 22 (1.71%) Git (software)
11 19 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
12 17 (1.33%) LoadRunner
12 17 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (1.33%) SoapUI
13 15 (1.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 14 (1.09%) Log4j
15 12 (0.94%) Gerrit
15 12 (0.94%) Mercurial
16 11 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 353 (27.51%) Finance
2 196 (15.28%) Retail
3 172 (13.41%) Banking
4 79 (6.16%) Manufacturing
5 56 (4.36%) Investment Banking
6 38 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 29 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.79%) Marketing
9 19 (1.48%) Front Office
10 15 (1.17%) Back Office
10 15 (1.17%) Automotive
11 12 (0.94%) Legal
12 10 (0.78%) Games
12 10 (0.78%) Advertising
13 9 (0.70%) Publishing
13 9 (0.70%) German Language
14 7 (0.55%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.31%) French Language
16 4 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 313 (24.40%) Developer
2 196 (15.28%) Architect
3 186 (14.50%) Analyst
4 144 (11.22%) Java Developer
5 112 (8.73%) Administrator
6 85 (6.63%) Consultant
6 85 (6.63%) Project Manager
7 66 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
8 63 (4.91%) WebSphere Developer
9 62 (4.83%) WebSphere Administrator
10 54 (4.21%) Business Analyst
11 38 (2.96%) Integration Architect
11 38 (2.96%) Senior Developer
12 33 (2.57%) Programmer
13 31 (2.42%) Technical Architect
14 30 (2.34%) Support Analyst
15 26 (2.03%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
16 25 (1.95%) Senior Java Developer
17 24 (1.87%) WebSphere Specialist
18 23 (1.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (23.07%) WebSphere MQ
2 255 (19.88%) J2EE
3 197 (15.35%) XML
4 188 (14.65%) Web Services
5 187 (14.58%) Middleware
6 174 (13.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 136 (10.60%) HTML
8 102 (7.95%) .NET
9 95 (7.40%) SOAP
9 95 (7.40%) Spring
10 84 (6.55%) JMS
11 77 (6.00%) JSP
12 74 (5.77%) CSS
13 73 (5.69%) XSLT
14 67 (5.22%) Hibernate
15 60 (4.68%) Ajax
16 52 (4.05%) Servlets
17 50 (3.90%) JDBC
18 49 (3.82%) Java EE
19 47 (3.66%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.07%) Clustering
2 64 (4.99%) Mainframe
3 63 (4.91%) DataPower
4 30 (2.34%) AS400
5 27 (2.10%) Open Source
6 26 (2.03%) iSeries
7 25 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 25 (1.95%) Derivative
8 24 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (1.87%) Hedge funds
9 18 (1.40%) Web 2.0
10 17 (1.33%) SWIFT
11 15 (1.17%) Credit Derivative
11 15 (1.17%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.86%) PMI
13 11 (0.86%) Replication
14 10 (0.78%) PKI
15 8 (0.62%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 418 (32.58%) Linux
2 350 (27.28%) UNIX
3 223 (17.38%) Windows
4 141 (10.99%) AIX
5 109 (8.50%) Solaris
6 76 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (2.57%) SELinux
8 32 (2.49%) zOS
9 25 (1.95%) Apple iOS
10 18 (1.40%) SUSE
11 16 (1.25%) HPUX
12 14 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
13 11 (0.86%) CentOS
14 8 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.62%) Android
15 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.39%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.16%) Debian
17 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (15.74%) E-Commerce
2 180 (14.03%) SOA
3 112 (8.73%) ITIL
4 96 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (7.17%) Migration
6 82 (6.39%) OO
7 75 (5.85%) Project Management
8 67 (5.22%) Scrum
9 65 (5.07%) UML
10 63 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (4.75%) Configuration Management
12 58 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 58 (4.52%) Service Delivery
13 49 (3.82%) Workflow
13 49 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
14 47 (3.66%) Release Management
15 43 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
16 42 (3.27%) Software Engineering
17 41 (3.20%) ETL
18 40 (3.12%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 444 (34.61%) Java
2 290 (22.60%) SQL
3 157 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 110 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 98 (7.64%) Python
6 85 (6.63%) Shell Script
7 68 (5.30%) Perl
8 49 (3.82%) C
9 43 (3.35%) Korn
10 42 (3.27%) Ruby
11 36 (2.81%) PL/SQL
12 30 (2.34%) PowerShell
13 27 (2.10%) XPath
13 27 (2.10%) C#
13 27 (2.10%) C++
14 25 (1.95%) Jython
15 20 (1.56%) VBScript
16 16 (1.25%) RPG
16 16 (1.25%) RPG IV
17 12 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 46 (3.59%) Degree
3 42 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (1.71%) ISEB
6 19 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (1.09%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.86%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 8 (0.62%) IBM Certification
10 5 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.23%) PMP
12 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.16%) RHCE
12 2 (0.16%) CISA
12 2 (0.16%) RHCT
12 2 (0.16%) MCSE
12 2 (0.16%) CCNA
12 2 (0.16%) CISSP
12 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.05%) QA
2 26 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.25%) SLA
4 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.23%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) JTAG
7 1 (0.078%) Basel III
7 1 (0.078%) HL7
7 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
3 27 (2.10%) Active Directory
4 25 (1.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 21 (1.64%) vCloud
6 15 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 12 (0.94%) XenServer
8 10 (0.78%) vSphere
8 10 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 10 (0.78%) Xen
9 9 (0.70%) NFS
10 6 (0.47%) XenApp
10 6 (0.47%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.39%) RACF
11 5 (0.39%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.31%) SRDF
12 4 (0.31%) RHEV
13 3 (0.23%) KVM
13 3 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 95 (7.40%) Tivoli
2 65 (5.07%) Puppet
3 22 (1.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 16 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (0.78%) CA Wily
6 9 (0.70%) Vagrant
6 9 (0.70%) BladeLogic
7 7 (0.55%) CA SiteMinder
7 7 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.39%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.31%) CA LISA
10 4 (0.31%) nmon
10 4 (0.31%) Ansible
11 3 (0.23%) YUM
11 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.23%) Netcool
11 3 (0.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 600 (46.77%) IBM
2 471 (36.71%) Oracle
3 128 (9.98%) JBoss
4 109 (8.50%) Red Hat
5 103 (8.03%) VMware
6 97 (7.56%) SAP
7 90 (7.01%) Microsoft
8 69 (5.38%) HP
9 52 (4.05%) ATG
10 39 (3.04%) Citrix
11 37 (2.88%) Sun
12 36 (2.81%) TIBCO
13 30 (2.34%) Remedy
14 27 (2.10%) Sybase
15 25 (1.95%) Cognos
16 23 (1.79%) Informatica
17 22 (1.71%) hybris
18 21 (1.64%) webMethods
19 18 (1.40%) 29West
20 16 (1.25%) NetApp
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £420 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Wellesbourne, Warwickshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago