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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 163 189 157
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 645 538 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.33% 1.14% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.32% 6.44% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 287 271
Average daily rate
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£440 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 - £20.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 - £42.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £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
8813 8354 7504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.67% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5352 5074 4353
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 294 381
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.09 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 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 27 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 27 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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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 +33 289 £475 -5.00% 57
South East -37 114 £425 -5.55% 16
West Midlands +20 45 £425 -3.40% 4
East of England +6 41 £400 - 5
North West -14 40 £394 -12.50% 14
Yorkshire -12 37 £400 -5.88% 16
East Midlands +12 33 £438 +9.03% 10
South West -5 16 £473 +53.65% 7
Midlands +8 8 £513 +28.12% 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 545 (45.76%) IBM
2 530 (44.50%) Java
3 371 (31.15%) Linux
4 344 (28.88%) Oracle
5 320 (26.87%) UNIX
6 269 (22.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 264 (22.17%) Finance
8 257 (21.58%) WebSphere MQ
9 248 (20.82%) XML
10 223 (18.72%) SQL
11 222 (18.64%) Windows
12 219 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
13 218 (18.30%) Middleware
14 183 (15.37%) E-Commerce
15 178 (14.95%) Web Services
15 178 (14.95%) J2EE
16 174 (14.61%) WebLogic
17 172 (14.44%) HTML
18 163 (13.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 149 (12.51%) Banking
20 146 (12.26%) JavaScript
21 135 (11.34%) JBoss
22 130 (10.92%) Tomcat
23 129 (10.83%) SOA
24 127 (10.66%) AIX
25 125 (10.50%) Spring
26 121 (10.16%) ITIL
27 116 (9.74%) Retail
28 115 (9.66%) SQL Server
29 114 (9.57%) Apache

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 269 (22.59%) WebSphere Application Server
2 174 (14.61%) WebLogic
3 135 (11.34%) JBoss
4 130 (10.92%) Tomcat
5 114 (9.57%) Apache
6 89 (7.47%) IIS
7 57 (4.79%) IBM HTTP Server
8 39 (3.27%) WebSphere Portal
9 36 (3.02%) Adobe CQ
10 34 (2.85%) SharePoint
11 33 (2.77%) MQSeries
12 29 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
12 29 (2.43%) FileNet
13 26 (2.18%) GlassFish
14 23 (1.93%) TIBCO EMS
14 23 (1.93%) WebSphere Process Server
15 22 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 20 (1.68%) Commerce Server
17 15 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 13 (1.09%) iPlanet
Applications
1 23 (1.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.76%) MS Office
4 7 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.34%) SPSS
6 4 (0.34%) MS Project
7 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.18%) RMDS
2 11 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.50%) Fredhopper
3 6 (0.50%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.50%) Magento
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.34%) Maximo
4 4 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
5 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.25%) assyst
5 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.17%) TRIRIGA
6 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.17%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.84%) OpenShift
5 8 (0.67%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.59%) Google App Engine
6 7 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.42%) SaaS
8 5 (0.42%) PaaS
8 5 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.084%) Yammer
10 1 (0.084%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.084%) Route 53
10 1 (0.084%) IaaS
10 1 (0.084%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.084%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 108 (9.07%) HTTP
2 56 (4.70%) SSL
3 52 (4.37%) TCP/IP
4 50 (4.20%) LDAP
5 43 (3.61%) Firewall
6 41 (3.44%) DNS
7 35 (2.94%) Internet
8 32 (2.69%) SAN
9 20 (1.68%) WAN
10 19 (1.60%) LAN
11 17 (1.43%) FTP
12 16 (1.34%) HTTPS
13 15 (1.26%) NAS
14 13 (1.09%) DMZ
15 12 (1.01%) BIG-IP
16 10 (0.84%) Multicast
17 9 (0.76%) iSCSI
17 9 (0.76%) FCoE
17 9 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
18 7 (0.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 113 (9.49%) DB2
3 96 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.36%) RDBMS
5 38 (3.19%) Oracle Database
6 25 (2.10%) MySQL
7 20 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.09%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
11 9 (0.76%) Big Data
12 8 (0.67%) HBase
12 8 (0.67%) DataStage
12 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.59%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
14 6 (0.50%) Informix
Development Applications
1 73 (6.13%) Eclipse
2 71 (5.96%) Ant
3 57 (4.79%) JUnit
4 40 (3.36%) Introscope
5 39 (3.27%) Maven
6 36 (3.02%) Selenium
7 34 (2.85%) Jenkins
8 32 (2.69%) Subversion
9 31 (2.60%) SoapUI
10 28 (2.35%) JIRA
11 25 (2.10%) Git (software)
12 21 (1.76%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
14 13 (1.09%) Eclipse RCP
15 10 (0.84%) JMeter
15 10 (0.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 10 (0.84%) Toad
16 8 (0.67%) Lombardi
16 8 (0.67%) Hudson
16 8 (0.67%) Mockito
General
1 264 (22.17%) Finance
2 149 (12.51%) Banking
3 116 (9.74%) Retail
4 35 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 28 (2.35%) Marketing
7 26 (2.18%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.85%) Front Office
9 21 (1.76%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.18%) Back Office
10 14 (1.18%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.84%) Legal
12 6 (0.50%) Publishing
12 6 (0.50%) Automotive
13 4 (0.34%) German Language
14 3 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.25%) Electronics
15 2 (0.17%) Law
15 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 331 (27.79%) Developer
2 165 (13.85%) Java Developer
3 161 (13.52%) Architect
4 124 (10.41%) Analyst
5 114 (9.57%) Administrator
6 99 (8.31%) Consultant
7 61 (5.12%) WebSphere Developer
8 60 (5.04%) WebSphere Administrator
9 52 (4.37%) Business Analyst
10 47 (3.95%) Project Manager
11 45 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
12 38 (3.19%) Support Analyst
13 35 (2.94%) Integration Architect
14 33 (2.77%) Technical Architect
14 33 (2.77%) WebSphere Consultant
15 32 (2.69%) Senior Developer
16 29 (2.43%) Applications Support
17 27 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
17 27 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 25 (2.10%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (21.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 248 (20.82%) XML
3 218 (18.30%) Middleware
4 178 (14.95%) Web Services
4 178 (14.95%) J2EE
5 172 (14.44%) HTML
6 163 (13.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 125 (10.50%) Spring
8 103 (8.65%) CSS
9 99 (8.31%) .NET
9 99 (8.31%) SOAP
10 71 (5.96%) JSP
11 65 (5.46%) HTML5
12 63 (5.29%) Ajax
13 61 (5.12%) Hibernate
13 61 (5.12%) XSLT
14 60 (5.04%) Java EE
15 52 (4.37%) JMS
16 51 (4.28%) Servlets
16 51 (4.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (6.21%) DataPower
3 45 (3.78%) Clustering
4 37 (3.11%) Open Source
5 35 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 24 (2.02%) Derivative
7 22 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 21 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 17 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
11 16 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.09%) iSeries
12 13 (1.09%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.01%) Equities
13 12 (1.01%) Replication
13 12 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
14 11 (0.92%) PKI
15 10 (0.84%) User Experience
16 8 (0.67%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 371 (31.15%) Linux
2 320 (26.87%) UNIX
3 222 (18.64%) Windows
4 127 (10.66%) AIX
5 104 (8.73%) Solaris
6 78 (6.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (2.27%) zOS
9 25 (2.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 22 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (1.01%) SUSE
12 10 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.67%) CentOS
14 8 (0.67%) Windows NT
15 6 (0.50%) Android
15 6 (0.50%) HPUX
16 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (15.37%) E-Commerce
3 129 (10.83%) SOA
4 121 (10.16%) ITIL
5 85 (7.14%) TDD
6 80 (6.72%) Scrum
7 58 (4.87%) OO
8 56 (4.70%) UML
8 56 (4.70%) Configuration Management
9 52 (4.37%) MVC
10 50 (4.20%) Unit Testing
11 49 (4.11%) Project Management
12 48 (4.03%) Software Engineering
13 44 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
15 42 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (3.44%) Content Management
16 41 (3.44%) DevOps
17 38 (3.19%) EAI
18 36 (3.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 530 (44.50%) Java
2 223 (18.72%) SQL
3 146 (12.26%) JavaScript
4 74 (6.21%) Python
5 65 (5.46%) Perl
6 57 (4.79%) Shell Script
6 57 (4.79%) Bash Shell
7 38 (3.19%) Jython
7 38 (3.19%) C#
8 32 (2.69%) Ruby
9 26 (2.18%) PL/SQL
10 25 (2.10%) C
11 21 (1.76%) XPath
12 19 (1.60%) Korn
13 14 (1.18%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.18%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.84%) C++
15 6 (0.50%) PHP
15 6 (0.50%) VBScript
15 6 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 111 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 71 (5.96%) Degree
3 63 (5.29%) SC Cleared
4 39 (3.27%) DV Cleared
5 24 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (1.01%) IBM Certification
7 11 (0.92%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.50%) ISEB
9 6 (0.50%) CCNA
9 6 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.42%) CCDP
10 5 (0.42%) MCSE
10 5 (0.42%) CCNP
10 5 (0.42%) MCITP
11 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.34%) SCSA
12 3 (0.25%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.95%) QA
2 11 (0.92%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.084%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 46 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (1.43%) Xen
5 15 (1.26%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.92%) KVM
7 10 (0.84%) vSphere
7 10 (0.84%) NFS
8 9 (0.76%) SRDF
8 9 (0.76%) OCFS2
9 8 (0.67%) vCloud
10 7 (0.59%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 7 (0.59%) RACF
11 6 (0.50%) GlusterFS
11 6 (0.50%) GFS2
12 5 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 5 (0.42%) Veritas File System
12 5 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.34%) Shibboleth
13 4 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 41 (3.44%) Tivoli
2 39 (3.27%) Puppet
3 16 (1.34%) CA Wily
4 14 (1.18%) SELinux
4 14 (1.18%) CA Single Sign-On
5 13 (1.09%) Control-M
6 10 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 9 (0.76%) Ansible
7 9 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.76%) CA LISA
8 8 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.50%) yum
10 6 (0.50%) Salt
10 6 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (0.42%) OMEGAMON
12 4 (0.34%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.34%) TIBCO Hawk
13 3 (0.25%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 545 (45.76%) IBM
2 344 (28.88%) Oracle
3 76 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 74 (6.21%) Red Hat
5 70 (5.88%) SAP
6 67 (5.63%) TIBCO
7 62 (5.21%) VMware
8 44 (3.69%) Sybase
8 44 (3.69%) hybris
9 42 (3.53%) ATG
10 39 (3.27%) webMethods
11 36 (3.02%) Adobe
11 36 (3.02%) HP
12 33 (2.77%) Sun
13 23 (1.93%) Demandware
14 22 (1.85%) Cisco
15 21 (1.76%) Business Objects
16 18 (1.51%) EMC
16 18 (1.51%) AppDynamics
17 17 (1.43%) Intel
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Posted: 17 hours ago
North West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brentwood
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + On Call
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £50000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Chesterfield
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Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
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