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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 168 155 115
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -40
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 739 727 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.39% 1.44% 1.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.22% 7.84% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 387 520
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 £31.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.14 £28.63 £27.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £49.25 £36.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
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
10234 9271 8355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.26% 18.42% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6628 5600 4968
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 398 358
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +6 291 £450 +1.40% 50
South East -1 146 £450 +4.34% 13
Yorkshire -33 63 £425 - 17
North West -10 58 £451 +32.57% 25
East of England +5 51 £413 +17.85% 9
South West +5 37 £480 -1.53% 8
North East -9 30 £550 +69.23% 3
East Midlands -22 28 £432 +8.06% 1
West Midlands -36 26 £400 -5.88% 2
Midlands -5 3 £500 +48.14%
WebSphere
UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 670 (46.53%) Java
2 644 (44.72%) IBM
3 455 (31.60%) Linux
4 402 (27.92%) Oracle
5 393 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
6 364 (25.28%) UNIX
7 318 (22.08%) Finance
8 313 (21.74%) J2EE
9 307 (21.32%) WebSphere Application Server
10 301 (20.90%) WebSphere MQ
11 284 (19.72%) XML
12 267 (18.54%) AIX
13 256 (17.78%) JavaScript
14 254 (17.64%) SQL
15 247 (17.15%) Windows
16 245 (17.01%) DB2
17 242 (16.81%) HTML
18 234 (16.25%) E-Commerce
19 227 (15.76%) Middleware
20 213 (14.79%) Web Services
21 207 (14.38%) Retail
22 200 (13.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
23 191 (13.26%) JBoss
24 176 (12.22%) Tomcat
25 174 (12.08%) DataPower
26 172 (11.94%) Solaris
27 171 (11.88%) WebLogic
28 150 (10.42%) Microsoft
29 149 (10.35%) Spring
30 147 (10.21%) SSL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 307 (21.32%) WebSphere Application Server
2 191 (13.26%) JBoss
3 176 (12.22%) Tomcat
4 171 (11.88%) WebLogic
5 137 (9.51%) Apache
6 116 (8.06%) IIS
7 70 (4.86%) MQSeries
8 66 (4.58%) Jetty
9 64 (4.44%) WebSphere Portal
10 55 (3.82%) nginx
11 48 (3.33%) CICS
12 47 (3.26%) Commerce Server
13 34 (2.36%) IBM HTTP Server
14 33 (2.29%) WebSphere Process Server
15 28 (1.94%) GlassFish
16 25 (1.74%) Node.js
17 24 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
18 22 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 20 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
20 17 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.63%) MS Office
6 2 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.53%) Maximo
2 15 (1.04%) Magento
3 11 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.63%) RMDS
5 9 (0.63%) Tridion
6 6 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.28%) Staffware
7 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.28%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.14%) BusinessWare
8 2 (0.14%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.069%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.069%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.069%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.069%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.069%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 81 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
3 57 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
4 51 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 50 (3.47%) Google App Engine
6 18 (1.25%) Google Analytics
7 15 (1.04%) PaaS
8 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (0.63%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.56%) IBM SmartCloud
11 7 (0.49%) SaaS
12 5 (0.35%) Google Checkout
13 3 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.14%) SoftLayer
14 2 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.14%) Office 365
15 1 (0.069%) Route 53
15 1 (0.069%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 147 (10.21%) SSL
2 143 (9.93%) HTTP
3 99 (6.88%) TCP/IP
4 77 (5.35%) DNS
5 65 (4.51%) FTP
6 55 (3.82%) Firewall
7 53 (3.68%) IPsec
7 53 (3.68%) DHCP
8 45 (3.13%) SAN
9 42 (2.92%) LDAP
10 30 (2.08%) Internet
11 19 (1.32%) SNMP
11 19 (1.32%) WAN
12 17 (1.18%) Network Security
13 16 (1.11%) SMTP
14 15 (1.04%) LAN
14 15 (1.04%) NAS
15 14 (0.97%) VPN
16 12 (0.83%) NetScaler
17 11 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (17.01%) DB2
2 103 (7.15%) SQL Server
3 95 (6.60%) Relational Database
4 63 (4.38%) Oracle Database
5 39 (2.71%) Big Data
6 35 (2.43%) MongoDB
7 34 (2.36%) RDBMS
8 26 (1.81%) Hadoop
9 25 (1.74%) MySQL
9 25 (1.74%) NoSQL
10 23 (1.60%) DbVisualizer
11 17 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (0.49%) HBase
17 6 (0.42%) Neo4j
17 6 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
17 6 (0.42%) Informix
Development Applications
1 117 (8.13%) Jenkins
2 77 (5.35%) JUnit
3 76 (5.28%) Ant
3 76 (5.28%) Subversion
4 61 (4.24%) Maven
5 60 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 55 (3.82%) Selenium
7 53 (3.68%) Git (software)
8 46 (3.19%) JIRA
9 41 (2.85%) Introscope
10 34 (2.36%) Cucumber
11 31 (2.15%) SoapUI
12 29 (2.01%) ClearCase
13 23 (1.60%) LoadRunner
14 21 (1.46%) ClearQuest
15 19 (1.32%) JMeter
16 17 (1.18%) HP UFT
17 14 (0.97%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 14 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 318 (22.08%) Finance
2 207 (14.38%) Retail
3 142 (9.86%) Banking
4 44 (3.06%) Marketing
5 39 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.81%) Investment Banking
7 25 (1.74%) Retail Banking
7 25 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.25%) Back Office
9 18 (1.25%) Billing
10 13 (0.90%) Front Office
11 12 (0.83%) Electronics
12 11 (0.76%) Automotive
13 9 (0.63%) Publishing
14 8 (0.56%) Legal
15 6 (0.42%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.28%) Advertising
16 4 (0.28%) Law
17 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 414 (28.75%) Developer
2 231 (16.04%) Architect
3 192 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 146 (10.14%) Analyst
5 129 (8.96%) Consultant
6 99 (6.88%) Administrator
7 84 (5.83%) WebSphere Developer
8 81 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
9 63 (4.38%) Senior Developer
9 63 (4.38%) WebSphere Administrator
10 57 (3.96%) Project Manager
11 49 (3.40%) WebSphere Consultant
12 43 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
13 38 (2.64%) Senior Java Developer
14 37 (2.57%) Business Analyst
15 36 (2.50%) Support Analyst
16 34 (2.36%) Integration Architect
17 33 (2.29%) Designer
18 30 (2.08%) WebSphere Specialist
19 29 (2.01%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (21.74%) J2EE
2 301 (20.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 284 (19.72%) XML
4 242 (16.81%) HTML
5 227 (15.76%) Middleware
6 213 (14.79%) Web Services
7 200 (13.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 149 (10.35%) Spring
9 146 (10.14%) CSS
10 132 (9.17%) SOAP
11 122 (8.47%) Servlets
12 112 (7.78%) JSP
13 104 (7.22%) .NET
14 98 (6.81%) Struts
15 93 (6.46%) Ajax
16 88 (6.11%) JMS
17 85 (5.90%) REST
18 80 (5.56%) Java EE
19 74 (5.14%) XSLT
20 70 (4.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 174 (12.08%) DataPower
2 144 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (6.11%) Mainframe
4 41 (2.85%) Clustering
4 41 (2.85%) PKI
5 39 (2.71%) Data Centre
5 39 (2.71%) LPAR
6 32 (2.22%) iSeries
6 32 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 26 (1.81%) User Experience
8 24 (1.67%) AS400
8 24 (1.67%) Web 2.0
9 23 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.60%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (0.97%) Public Cloud
11 14 (0.97%) Cryptography
12 13 (0.90%) SWIFT
13 12 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 455 (31.60%) Linux
2 364 (25.28%) UNIX
3 267 (18.54%) AIX
4 247 (17.15%) Windows
5 172 (11.94%) Solaris
6 76 (5.28%) zOS
7 72 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.97%) HPUX
9 10 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.56%) Android
10 8 (0.56%) SUSE
11 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.42%) CentOS
12 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.35%) OS/390
13 5 (0.35%) VMS
14 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (16.25%) E-Commerce
3 139 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
4 129 (8.96%) Configuration Management
5 119 (8.26%) TDD
6 118 (8.19%) SOA
7 98 (6.81%) Migration
8 91 (6.32%) DevOps
9 88 (6.11%) Unit Testing
10 87 (6.04%) Open Source
11 83 (5.76%) OO
12 82 (5.69%) Automated Testing
13 77 (5.35%) ITIL
14 76 (5.28%) Scrum
15 70 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 65 (4.51%) Waterfall
17 63 (4.38%) SDLC
17 63 (4.38%) Project Management
18 61 (4.24%) Software Engineering
19 54 (3.75%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 670 (46.53%) Java
2 256 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 254 (17.64%) SQL
4 89 (6.18%) Shell Script
5 86 (5.97%) Perl
6 79 (5.49%) Python
7 47 (3.26%) Jython
8 42 (2.92%) Bash Shell
9 39 (2.71%) XPath
10 30 (2.08%) PL/SQL
11 29 (2.01%) C#
12 23 (1.60%) C
13 22 (1.53%) Korn
14 21 (1.46%) PowerShell
15 19 (1.32%) Ruby
16 14 (0.97%) Groovy
16 14 (0.97%) C++
17 8 (0.56%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.56%) JCL
17 8 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 81 (5.63%) Degree
2 78 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 43 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.25%) IBM Certification
5 17 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 17 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.63%) PMP
6 9 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.49%) ISEB
9 5 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (0.35%) CISSP
9 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (0.28%) VCAP
10 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.28%) CCNP
10 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.06%) QA
2 10 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.35%) SLA
5 4 (0.28%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.92%) Xen
4 28 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.46%) vSphere
6 14 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 12 (0.83%) vCloud
8 11 (0.76%) KVM
8 11 (0.76%) Oracle Clusterware
9 9 (0.63%) NFS
10 6 (0.42%) SRDF
10 6 (0.42%) Docker
10 6 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 5 (0.35%) Time Sharing Option
12 4 (0.28%) XenServer
12 4 (0.28%) RACF
13 3 (0.21%) Varnish
13 3 (0.21%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 3 (0.21%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 55 (3.82%) Tivoli
2 53 (3.68%) Puppet
3 45 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (2.36%) CA Wily
5 19 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (1.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 12 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.63%) Netcool
8 9 (0.63%) BladeLogic
9 6 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.42%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 5 (0.35%) XenMobile
10 5 (0.35%) OMEGAMON
10 5 (0.35%) Ansible
10 5 (0.35%) Nagios
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.35%) SCCM
11 4 (0.28%) SCOM
11 4 (0.28%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 644 (44.72%) IBM
2 402 (27.92%) Oracle
3 150 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 122 (8.47%) VMware
5 80 (5.56%) Google
6 74 (5.14%) hybris
7 69 (4.79%) ATG
8 64 (4.44%) Red Hat
9 57 (3.96%) TIBCO
10 52 (3.61%) SAP
11 45 (3.13%) Adobe
11 45 (3.13%) CA
12 44 (3.06%) Sybase
13 38 (2.64%) HP
14 29 (2.01%) Demandware
15 28 (1.94%) Sun
16 25 (1.74%) Citrix
16 25 (1.74%) F5
17 22 (1.53%) Cisco
17 22 (1.53%) Ab Initio
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Intapeople
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £469 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago