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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 180 164 197
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +33
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 688 727 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.34% 1.44% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.16% 7.72% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 386 326
Average daily rate £425 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £29.75 £33.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.80 £44.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -4.76%
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
9606 9417 8751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.75% 18.60% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6374 5802 5439
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 352 307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.96 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -28 295 £465 +3.33% 33
South East -30 106 £450 +6.50% 14
North West +20 79 £394 +10.52% 11
Yorkshire -2 46 £440 +25.64% 6
East Midlands +14 43 £400 -3.03% 2
East of England +3 40 £400 - 8
South West +9 27 £550 +22.90% 3
West Midlands -41 24 £425 - 4
North East -18 23 £305 +9.31%
Midlands -11 1 £550 - 1
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (51.06%) IBM
2 531 (45.19%) Java
3 458 (38.98%) Linux
4 386 (32.85%) Oracle
5 324 (27.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 313 (26.64%) Unix
7 307 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
8 279 (23.74%) Finance
8 279 (23.74%) J2EE
9 275 (23.40%) Middleware
10 260 (22.13%) SQL
11 225 (19.15%) AIX
12 222 (18.89%) WebSphere MQ
13 219 (18.64%) Windows
14 211 (17.96%) XML
15 207 (17.62%) DB2
16 205 (17.45%) WebLogic
17 187 (15.91%) Web Services
18 184 (15.66%) HTTP
19 176 (14.98%) Apache
20 164 (13.96%) JavaScript
21 162 (13.79%) IBM Integration Bus
22 161 (13.70%) Banking
23 150 (12.77%) E-Commerce
24 148 (12.60%) Microsoft
25 146 (12.43%) SSL
26 140 (11.91%) JBoss
27 138 (11.74%) SOA
28 134 (11.40%) HTML
29 133 (11.32%) SQL Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 324 (27.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 205 (17.45%) WebLogic
3 176 (14.98%) Apache
4 140 (11.91%) JBoss
5 133 (11.32%) Tomcat
6 109 (9.28%) IIS
7 74 (6.30%) IBM HTTP Server
8 51 (4.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 48 (4.09%) Jetty
10 43 (3.66%) nginx
11 37 (3.15%) MQSeries
11 37 (3.15%) WebSphere Portal
12 26 (2.21%) WebSphere Process Server
13 25 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
14 24 (2.04%) iPlanet
15 23 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
15 23 (1.96%) GlassFish
16 21 (1.79%) CICS
17 19 (1.62%) CMS
17 19 (1.62%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 67 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.13%) MS Office
3 7 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.085%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (1.70%) Oracle BPM
2 16 (1.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 10 (0.85%) OpenText MBPM
4 7 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.51%) BusinessWare
5 6 (0.51%) Magento
5 6 (0.51%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.26%) Maximo
7 2 (0.17%) Global One
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.17%) Primavera
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.085%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.085%) RMDS
8 1 (0.085%) SAP hybris
8 1 (0.085%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (1.62%) Google App Engine
4 19 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (0.94%) SaaS
7 9 (0.77%) OpenShift
8 8 (0.68%) GitHub
8 8 (0.68%) IaaS
8 8 (0.68%) PaaS
9 6 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.085%) Boomi
12 1 (0.085%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.085%) Office 365
12 1 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 184 (15.66%) HTTP
2 146 (12.43%) SSL
3 90 (7.66%) DNS
4 79 (6.72%) TCP/IP
5 77 (6.55%) FTP
6 45 (3.83%) LDAP
7 38 (3.23%) DHCP
7 38 (3.23%) IPsec
8 36 (3.06%) Firewall
9 33 (2.81%) Internet
10 25 (2.13%) SAN
11 19 (1.62%) SMTP
12 18 (1.53%) SNMP
13 15 (1.28%) HTTPS
13 15 (1.28%) Network Security
14 13 (1.11%) LAN
15 12 (1.02%) WAN
15 12 (1.02%) WinSCP
16 10 (0.85%) NAS
17 8 (0.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (17.62%) DB2
2 133 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 71 (6.04%) Oracle Database
4 59 (5.02%) Relational Database
5 41 (3.49%) MySQL
6 30 (2.55%) MongoDB
7 23 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (1.79%) PowerCenter
9 20 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (1.62%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.53%) DataStage
12 17 (1.45%) Big Data
13 16 (1.36%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.02%) IBM InfoSphere
14 12 (1.02%) NoSQL
14 12 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.85%) MS Access
16 9 (0.77%) Neo4j
17 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 100 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 69 (5.87%) Git (software)
3 59 (5.02%) Eclipse
4 56 (4.77%) Maven
5 50 (4.26%) JUnit
6 48 (4.09%) Introscope
7 44 (3.74%) Subversion
8 37 (3.15%) Ant
9 36 (3.06%) Travis CI
10 33 (2.81%) JIRA
11 31 (2.64%) Selenium
12 22 (1.87%) Cucumber
13 21 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (1.70%) ClearCase
14 20 (1.70%) SoapUI
15 18 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
16 17 (1.45%) Log4j
17 12 (1.02%) TeamCity
17 12 (1.02%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
18 11 (0.94%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 279 (23.74%) Finance
2 161 (13.70%) Banking
3 107 (9.11%) Retail
4 19 (1.62%) Financial Institution
5 17 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.36%) Spanish Language
7 15 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.02%) Marketing
9 9 (0.77%) Back Office
9 9 (0.77%) Front Office
9 9 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.68%) Automotive
10 8 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.60%) Publishing
12 6 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.43%) Billing
13 5 (0.43%) Legal
14 2 (0.17%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.17%) Law
15 1 (0.085%) French Language
Job Titles
1 368 (31.32%) Developer
2 194 (16.51%) Architect
3 158 (13.45%) Java Developer
4 85 (7.23%) Consultant
5 84 (7.15%) Solutions Architect
6 83 (7.06%) Administrator
7 79 (6.72%) WebSphere Developer
8 73 (6.21%) Analyst
9 60 (5.11%) WebSphere Architect
10 59 (5.02%) WebSphere Administrator
11 43 (3.66%) Designer
11 43 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
12 37 (3.15%) WebSphere Consultant
13 34 (2.89%) Integration Architect
13 34 (2.89%) Middleware Developer
14 31 (2.64%) Project Manager
14 31 (2.64%) Senior Developer
15 30 (2.55%) WebSphere Specialist
16 29 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 22 (1.87%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (23.74%) J2EE
2 275 (23.40%) Middleware
3 222 (18.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 211 (17.96%) XML
5 187 (15.91%) Web Services
6 162 (13.79%) IBM Integration Bus
7 134 (11.40%) HTML
8 131 (11.15%) SOAP
9 118 (10.04%) Spring
10 88 (7.49%) Servlets
11 87 (7.40%) CSS
11 87 (7.40%) JSP
12 75 (6.38%) .NET
13 73 (6.21%) REST
14 70 (5.96%) XSLT
15 66 (5.62%) Hibernate
16 63 (5.36%) Struts
17 61 (5.19%) Ajax
17 61 (5.19%) XSD
18 59 (5.02%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (8.94%) DataPower
3 57 (4.85%) Mainframe
4 47 (4.00%) Clustering
5 33 (2.81%) Computer Science
6 26 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 26 (2.21%) IBM Mainframe
7 22 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.79%) Web 2.0
9 20 (1.70%) Hedge funds
10 16 (1.36%) FMCG
10 16 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.19%) AS400
12 12 (1.02%) Online Banking
12 12 (1.02%) User Experience
13 11 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.85%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (0.85%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 458 (38.98%) Linux
2 313 (26.64%) Unix
3 225 (19.15%) AIX
4 219 (18.64%) Windows
5 113 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 97 (8.26%) Solaris
7 39 (3.32%) zOS
8 35 (2.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 32 (2.72%) Windows Server
10 21 (1.79%) SUSE
11 20 (1.70%) CentOS
12 17 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
13 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (1.02%) OS/390
15 10 (0.85%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.77%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.51%) MVS
18 4 (0.34%) HPUX
18 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (12.77%) E-Commerce
3 138 (11.74%) SOA
4 110 (9.36%) ITIL
5 109 (9.28%) DevOps
6 98 (8.34%) Continuous Integration
7 91 (7.74%) Configuration Management
8 84 (7.15%) OO
9 82 (6.98%) Migration
10 74 (6.30%) Scrum
11 67 (5.70%) TDD
12 63 (5.36%) Project Management
13 57 (4.85%) Change Management
14 48 (4.09%) Software Engineering
15 47 (4.00%) Waterfall
16 46 (3.91%) Unit Testing
17 44 (3.74%) UML
18 43 (3.66%) Web Development
19 41 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
19 41 (3.49%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 531 (45.19%) Java
2 260 (22.13%) SQL
3 164 (13.96%) JavaScript
4 112 (9.53%) Shell Script
5 90 (7.66%) Perl
6 86 (7.32%) Python
7 60 (5.11%) Bash Shell
8 57 (4.85%) Jython
9 44 (3.74%) C
10 41 (3.49%) C#
11 40 (3.40%) C++
12 38 (3.23%) PL/SQL
13 33 (2.81%) Korn
14 28 (2.38%) COBOL
14 28 (2.38%) PHP
15 25 (2.13%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.62%) Ruby
17 15 (1.28%) VB
18 14 (1.19%) Assembly Language
19 12 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 90 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 76 (6.47%) Degree
3 68 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (1.28%) Sun Certification
7 12 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.77%) CCNA
8 9 (0.77%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.68%) CISSP
10 7 (0.60%) CCSP
11 6 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (0.51%) CISM
11 6 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.43%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.34%) CCNP
13 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.38%) QA
2 11 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.43%) COBIT
5 3 (0.26%) ISO15022
5 3 (0.26%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.17%) SEPA
6 2 (0.17%) WCAG
7 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.085%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (4.51%) Active Directory
3 40 (3.40%) Xen
4 26 (2.21%) Docker
5 19 (1.62%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (1.11%) vSphere
8 9 (0.77%) NFS
9 7 (0.60%) KVM
9 7 (0.60%) vCloud
10 6 (0.51%) ClearTrust
10 6 (0.51%) SRDF
10 6 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
10 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
12 3 (0.26%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.26%) Sendmail
12 3 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.26%) XenServer
13 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 77 (6.55%) Puppet
2 62 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (3.66%) Tivoli
4 34 (2.89%) Ansible
5 27 (2.30%) CA Wily
6 19 (1.62%) QRadar
7 16 (1.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 12 (1.02%) Control-M
9 11 (0.94%) CA Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.94%) Nagios
9 11 (0.94%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 9 (0.77%) SCCM
11 7 (0.60%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.51%) Netcool
12 6 (0.51%) SCOM
13 5 (0.43%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 5 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
14 4 (0.34%) Foglight
Vendors
1 600 (51.06%) IBM
2 386 (32.85%) Oracle
3 148 (12.60%) Microsoft
4 111 (9.45%) Red Hat
5 110 (9.36%) VMware
6 63 (5.36%) ATG
7 52 (4.43%) SAP
8 45 (3.83%) Sun
8 45 (3.83%) Sybase
9 43 (3.66%) hybris
9 43 (3.66%) webMethods
10 41 (3.49%) Informatica
11 39 (3.32%) CA
12 38 (3.23%) Axway
13 37 (3.15%) Google
13 37 (3.15%) HP
14 29 (2.47%) BEA
15 26 (2.21%) TIBCO
16 22 (1.87%) Intel
16 22 (1.87%) Siebel
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