The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 33 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 27 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.16% 1.31% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.42% 7.26% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 3
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£400 £235 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -57.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.43% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £27.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £28.24
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.85%
WebSphere
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
139 124 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.58% 18.02% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 61 39
Average daily rate £325 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £138 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £23.50 £32.00 £30.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £28.50 £25.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £40.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -9.09%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Essex region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Essex

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Essex region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Essex region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Essex region over the 3 months to 7 May 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
Brentwood +3 9 £325 +38.29%
Basildon -2 9 £400 -
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 29 (76.32%) Windows
1 29 (76.32%) IBM
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (68.42%) UNIX
3 26 (68.42%) Java
3 26 (68.42%) Relational Database
4 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
4 25 (65.79%) HTML
4 25 (65.79%) CSS
4 25 (65.79%) XML
4 25 (65.79%) Linux
5 24 (63.16%) Web Services
5 24 (63.16%) XHTML
5 24 (63.16%) Ant
5 24 (63.16%) SQL
5 24 (63.16%) Ajax
6 23 (60.53%) TDD
7 22 (57.89%) Solaris
8 21 (55.26%) OO
8 21 (55.26%) SOAP
8 21 (55.26%) Eclipse
8 21 (55.26%) Content Management
8 21 (55.26%) Marketing
9 20 (52.63%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (52.63%) J2EE
9 20 (52.63%) User Stories
9 20 (52.63%) HTML5
10 19 (50.00%) JAX-RS
10 19 (50.00%) B2C
10 19 (50.00%) JAX-WS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (23.68%) GlassFish
1 9 (23.68%) JBoss
1 9 (23.68%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.53%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Mule
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (68.42%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Ant
2 21 (55.26%) Eclipse
3 15 (39.47%) SoapUI
4 5 (13.16%) Maven
5 4 (10.53%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) AccuRev
6 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.63%) JMeter
6 1 (2.63%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 21 (55.26%) Marketing
2 8 (21.05%) Legal
3 7 (18.42%) Finance
4 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
5 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Integration Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) HTML
1 25 (65.79%) CSS
1 25 (65.79%) XML
2 24 (63.16%) Web Services
2 24 (63.16%) XHTML
2 24 (63.16%) Ajax
3 21 (55.26%) SOAP
4 20 (52.63%) J2EE
4 20 (52.63%) HTML5
5 19 (50.00%) JAX-RS
5 19 (50.00%) JAX-WS
5 19 (50.00%) TopLink
6 5 (13.16%) JSP
7 4 (10.53%) REST
7 4 (10.53%) OSGi
7 4 (10.53%) Struts
7 4 (10.53%) Middleware
7 4 (10.53%) JPA
7 4 (10.53%) JSR 170
7 4 (10.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Web 2.0
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) UNIX
3 25 (65.79%) Linux
4 22 (57.89%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) TDD
3 21 (55.26%) OO
3 21 (55.26%) Content Management
4 20 (52.63%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (52.63%) User Stories
5 19 (50.00%) B2C
6 17 (44.74%) Scrum
6 17 (44.74%) Use Case
7 16 (42.11%) Validation
8 14 (36.84%) RUP
9 7 (18.42%) SOA
10 4 (10.53%) BDD
10 4 (10.53%) MVC
10 4 (10.53%) Information Management
11 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.89%) SEO
11 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) Java
2 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
3 24 (63.16%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) Korn
4 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.16%) Perl
4 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
1 5 (13.16%) vSphere
2 4 (10.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) IBM
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) FatWire
3 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Adobe
4 4 (10.53%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.26%) Software AG
6 1 (2.63%) Omniture
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) webMethods