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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 156 109 124
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 724 908 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.87% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.81% 10.80% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 531 456
Average daily rate
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£425 £459 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +5.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £53.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -39.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.38 £49.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.38 £56.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -44.56%
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
9268 8406 9332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.27% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5576 5016 5417
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 355 449
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -53 292 £450 -10.00% 57
South East -48 129 £438 +2.94% 8
Yorkshire +39 63 £425 +3.03% 18
West Midlands +17 63 £425 +17.24% 4
East of England -16 49 £350 -26.31% 10
East Midlands -5 48 £400 -11.11% 5
North West -28 32 £363 -6.45% 15
South West -21 23 £434 +9.81% 3
North East -9 14 £325 +35.41% 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 584 (46.02%) IBM
2 484 (38.14%) Oracle
3 471 (37.12%) Java
4 432 (34.04%) Linux
5 328 (25.85%) Finance
6 314 (24.74%) UNIX
7 306 (24.11%) SQL
8 285 (22.46%) WebSphere MQ
9 265 (20.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 261 (20.57%) J2EE
11 221 (17.42%) Windows
12 218 (17.18%) XML
13 205 (16.15%) WebLogic
14 203 (16.00%) Middleware
15 196 (15.45%) E-Commerce
16 184 (14.50%) Retail
17 182 (14.34%) Web Services
18 178 (14.03%) SOA
19 171 (13.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
20 167 (13.16%) JavaScript
21 166 (13.08%) Banking
22 160 (12.61%) DB2
23 144 (11.35%) HTML
24 139 (10.95%) SQL Server
25 138 (10.87%) AIX
25 138 (10.87%) JBoss
26 136 (10.72%) Tomcat
27 127 (10.01%) HTTP
28 119 (9.38%) Red Hat
28 119 (9.38%) Apache

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (20.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 205 (16.15%) WebLogic
3 136 (10.72%) Tomcat
4 119 (9.38%) Apache
5 76 (5.99%) MQSeries
6 73 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
7 71 (5.59%) IIS
8 50 (3.94%) IBM HTTP Server
9 36 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
10 30 (2.36%) SharePoint
11 29 (2.29%) WebSphere Process Server
12 26 (2.05%) WebSphere Portal
13 24 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 22 (1.73%) Adobe CQ
15 21 (1.65%) Jetty
15 21 (1.65%) CICS
15 21 (1.65%) CMS
16 20 (1.58%) GlassFish
16 20 (1.58%) nginx
17 15 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.89%) MS Office
3 10 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.55%) MS Project
4 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.16%) SPSS
7 1 (0.079%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.02%) Workday HCM
3 11 (0.87%) SAP HR
4 10 (0.79%) JDE OneWorld
5 9 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.71%) Tridion
5 9 (0.71%) Maximo
6 8 (0.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 6 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.39%) Murex MxG2000
9 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.24%) RMDS
10 3 (0.24%) Misys Midas
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.24%) Staffware
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.73%) Amazon EC2
2 45 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.79%) Google App Engine
5 9 (0.71%) SaaS
6 7 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.55%) Route 53
6 7 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.39%) PaaS
8 3 (0.24%) IaaS
9 2 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 127 (10.01%) HTTP
2 85 (6.70%) SSL
3 66 (5.20%) Firewall
4 62 (4.89%) Internet
5 54 (4.26%) DNS
6 50 (3.94%) TCP/IP
7 48 (3.78%) LDAP
8 44 (3.47%) FTP
9 42 (3.31%) SAN
10 22 (1.73%) DHCP
11 19 (1.50%) IPsec
12 18 (1.42%) Intranet
12 18 (1.42%) HTTPS
12 18 (1.42%) VPN
13 15 (1.18%) WAN
14 12 (0.95%) SSH
15 10 (0.79%) ATM
16 9 (0.71%) NAS
17 8 (0.63%) LAN
17 8 (0.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (12.61%) DB2
2 139 (10.95%) SQL Server
3 92 (7.25%) Oracle Database
4 65 (5.12%) Relational Database
5 47 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (3.31%) MySQL
7 33 (2.60%) Oracle Exadata
8 26 (2.05%) RDBMS
9 21 (1.65%) Big Data
10 17 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (1.26%) ObjectStore
12 15 (1.18%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.18%) DbVisualizer
12 15 (1.18%) DTS
13 12 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
17 6 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 58 (4.57%) Maven
2 56 (4.41%) Eclipse
3 53 (4.18%) Jenkins
4 52 (4.10%) JIRA
5 50 (3.94%) Ant
6 42 (3.31%) ClearCase
7 38 (2.99%) JUnit
8 37 (2.92%) ClearQuest
9 30 (2.36%) Subversion
10 26 (2.05%) Introscope
11 23 (1.81%) Git (software)
12 18 (1.42%) SoapUI
13 16 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
15 13 (1.02%) LoadRunner
16 11 (0.87%) Mercurial
16 11 (0.87%) Gerrit
17 10 (0.79%) JMeter
17 10 (0.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 10 (0.79%) Cucumber
General
1 328 (25.85%) Finance
2 184 (14.50%) Retail
3 166 (13.08%) Banking
4 58 (4.57%) Manufacturing
5 51 (4.02%) Investment Banking
6 37 (2.92%) Financial Institution
7 28 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.81%) Front Office
9 20 (1.58%) Automotive
9 20 (1.58%) Marketing
10 14 (1.10%) Back Office
11 13 (1.02%) Legal
12 11 (0.87%) Publishing
12 11 (0.87%) Games
13 10 (0.79%) Advertising
14 9 (0.71%) German Language
15 8 (0.63%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.55%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.32%) Electronics
17 4 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 343 (27.03%) Developer
2 190 (14.97%) Architect
3 164 (12.92%) Analyst
4 161 (12.69%) Java Developer
5 98 (7.72%) Administrator
6 90 (7.09%) Consultant
7 69 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
8 68 (5.36%) WebSphere Developer
9 67 (5.28%) Project Manager
10 49 (3.86%) WebSphere Administrator
11 48 (3.78%) Business Analyst
12 45 (3.55%) Senior Developer
13 37 (2.92%) Integration Architect
14 30 (2.36%) Programmer
14 30 (2.36%) WebSphere Specialist
15 29 (2.29%) Technical Architect
16 27 (2.13%) Support Analyst
16 27 (2.13%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
17 25 (1.97%) Designer
17 25 (1.97%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (22.46%) WebSphere MQ
2 261 (20.57%) J2EE
3 218 (17.18%) XML
4 203 (16.00%) Middleware
5 182 (14.34%) Web Services
6 171 (13.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 144 (11.35%) HTML
8 116 (9.14%) Spring
9 105 (8.27%) JMS
10 96 (7.57%) .NET
10 96 (7.57%) SOAP
11 88 (6.93%) CSS
12 83 (6.54%) JSP
12 83 (6.54%) XSLT
13 76 (5.99%) Hibernate
14 66 (5.20%) Ajax
15 62 (4.89%) Java EE
16 59 (4.65%) Servlets
17 58 (4.57%) JDBC
18 52 (4.10%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 72 (5.67%) Mainframe
2 69 (5.44%) Clustering
3 54 (4.26%) DataPower
4 32 (2.52%) iSeries
5 31 (2.44%) AS400
6 28 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (2.21%) Hedge funds
7 27 (2.13%) Derivative
8 25 (1.97%) Open Source
9 18 (1.42%) SWIFT
10 17 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
10 17 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.18%) Web 2.0
12 14 (1.10%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.02%) Computer Science
14 11 (0.87%) PMI
14 11 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.79%) Replication
15 10 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 432 (34.04%) Linux
2 314 (24.74%) UNIX
3 221 (17.42%) Windows
4 138 (10.87%) AIX
5 93 (7.33%) Solaris
6 84 (6.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (2.76%) SELinux
8 26 (2.05%) zOS
9 17 (1.34%) SUSE
10 16 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (1.10%) HPUX
12 11 (0.87%) CentOS
12 11 (0.87%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.79%) Android
13 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.47%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (15.45%) E-Commerce
2 178 (14.03%) SOA
3 101 (7.96%) ITIL
4 94 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (7.33%) Migration
6 90 (7.09%) OO
7 72 (5.67%) UML
8 71 (5.59%) Project Management
9 70 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (5.28%) Scrum
11 57 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 56 (4.41%) Workflow
12 56 (4.41%) Service Delivery
12 56 (4.41%) Configuration Management
13 55 (4.33%) Software Engineering
14 50 (3.94%) Release Management
15 45 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
16 44 (3.47%) Performance Tuning
17 41 (3.23%) TOGAF
18 40 (3.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 471 (37.12%) Java
2 306 (24.11%) SQL
3 167 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 110 (8.67%) Bash Shell
5 106 (8.35%) Python
6 81 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 73 (5.75%) Perl
8 51 (4.02%) C
9 44 (3.47%) Ruby
10 36 (2.84%) Korn
11 35 (2.76%) C#
11 35 (2.76%) PL/SQL
12 33 (2.60%) C++
13 32 (2.52%) Jython
14 31 (2.44%) PowerShell
15 28 (2.21%) XPath
16 20 (1.58%) VBScript
17 17 (1.34%) RPG IV
17 17 (1.34%) RPG
18 11 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (3.55%) Security Cleared
2 41 (3.23%) Degree
3 30 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.73%) ISEB
5 16 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (0.95%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.87%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 8 (0.63%) IBM Certification
10 7 (0.55%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.24%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.24%) RHCE
13 2 (0.16%) CISA
13 2 (0.16%) MCSE
13 2 (0.16%) CISSP
13 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.39%) QA
2 27 (2.13%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.18%) SLA
4 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) JTAG
7 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.079%) HL7
7 1 (0.079%) Basel III
System Software
1 89 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (3.31%) Oracle RAC
3 27 (2.13%) Active Directory
4 22 (1.73%) vCloud
5 20 (1.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 16 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (1.02%) Xen
7 13 (1.02%) XenServer
8 12 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 12 (0.95%) vSphere
9 10 (0.79%) NFS
10 7 (0.55%) XenApp
10 7 (0.55%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.47%) Shibboleth
12 5 (0.39%) OCFS2
13 4 (0.32%) RACF
14 3 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (0.24%) SRDF
14 3 (0.24%) RHEV
14 3 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 82 (6.46%) Tivoli
2 70 (5.52%) Puppet
3 13 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 12 (0.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 12 (0.95%) CA Wily
5 9 (0.71%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.55%) CA SiteMinder
6 7 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.39%) Control-M
8 5 (0.39%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.39%) CA LISA
9 4 (0.32%) Ansible
9 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.32%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.24%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.24%) YUM
10 3 (0.24%) Netcool
10 3 (0.24%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 584 (46.02%) IBM
2 484 (38.14%) Oracle
3 138 (10.87%) JBoss
4 119 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 114 (8.98%) VMware
6 103 (8.12%) Microsoft
7 96 (7.57%) SAP
8 63 (4.96%) HP
9 52 (4.10%) ATG
10 42 (3.31%) Citrix
11 30 (2.36%) Sybase
11 30 (2.36%) Sun
12 28 (2.21%) Remedy
13 23 (1.81%) webMethods
14 22 (1.73%) TIBCO
14 22 (1.73%) Software AG
15 21 (1.65%) Cognos
16 20 (1.58%) Informatica
17 19 (1.50%) hybris
18 18 (1.42%) Adobe
Wokingham, Berkshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £382.50 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £802.38 - £962.86 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Computer People
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago