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 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 43 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 14 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.17% 3.77% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.94% 15.00% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£284 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Average hourly rate £37.73 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
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
128 120 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.84% 25.10% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 70 32
Average daily rate £338 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 9
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.81 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £34.50 £25.00
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 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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
Basildon -2 9 £293 -
Brentwood -7 1 - -
WebSphere
East of England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (72.22%) Ant
3 25 (69.44%) IBM
3 25 (69.44%) HTML
3 25 (69.44%) XML
4 24 (66.67%) Web Services
4 24 (66.67%) Java
4 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 24 (66.67%) SQL
5 23 (63.89%) UNIX
5 23 (63.89%) Windows
6 22 (61.11%) Relational Database
7 21 (58.33%) Linux
8 20 (55.56%) J2EE
9 19 (52.78%) CSS
9 19 (52.78%) TDD
10 18 (50.00%) Ajax
10 18 (50.00%) XHTML
10 18 (50.00%) Solaris
11 17 (47.22%) B2C
11 17 (47.22%) TopLink
12 16 (44.44%) OO
13 15 (41.67%) Content Management
13 15 (41.67%) Marketing
14 14 (38.89%) JSP
14 14 (38.89%) User Stories
14 14 (38.89%) HTML5
15 13 (36.11%) Oracle
15 13 (36.11%) SOAP
15 13 (36.11%) Eclipse

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (25.00%) JBoss
1 9 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Mule
4 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Google Analytics
2 5 (13.89%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (5.56%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) Ant
2 13 (36.11%) Eclipse
3 8 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 7 (19.44%) AccuRev
5 6 (16.67%) JUnit
6 5 (13.89%) Maven
7 4 (11.11%) JIRA
8 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.78%) FindBugs
9 1 (2.78%) Selenium
9 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.78%) Hudson
9 1 (2.78%) Checkstyle
9 1 (2.78%) TestDirector
9 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
9 1 (2.78%) JMeter
9 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 15 (41.67%) Marketing
2 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.89%) Finance
4 4 (11.11%) Legal
5 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.56%) Automotive
7 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Developer
2 18 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.11%) AWS Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Automation Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) HTML
1 25 (69.44%) XML
2 24 (66.67%) Web Services
3 20 (55.56%) J2EE
4 19 (52.78%) CSS
5 18 (50.00%) XHTML
5 18 (50.00%) Ajax
6 17 (47.22%) TopLink
7 14 (38.89%) JSP
7 14 (38.89%) HTML5
8 13 (36.11%) SOAP
9 11 (30.56%) EclipseLink
9 11 (30.56%) JAX-RS
9 11 (30.56%) JAX-WS
10 10 (27.78%) Struts
11 7 (19.44%) Hibernate
12 6 (16.67%) Servlets
13 5 (13.89%) JDBC
13 5 (13.89%) JRules
13 5 (13.89%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Web 2.0
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) UNIX
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Linux
3 18 (50.00%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) TDD
3 17 (47.22%) B2C
4 16 (44.44%) OO
5 15 (41.67%) Content Management
6 14 (38.89%) User Stories
7 13 (36.11%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (25.00%) Use Case
8 9 (25.00%) Scrum
9 8 (22.22%) SEO
9 8 (22.22%) Analytics
10 7 (19.44%) SOA
10 7 (19.44%) RAD
11 6 (16.67%) RUP
12 5 (13.89%) Validation
13 4 (11.11%) MVC
13 4 (11.11%) Information Management
13 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (11.11%) BDD
14 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) SQL
1 24 (66.67%) Java
1 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 5 (13.89%) Perl
3 5 (13.89%) Korn
3 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
1 5 (13.89%) vSphere
2 4 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) IBM
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle
3 8 (22.22%) FatWire
3 8 (22.22%) Google
4 7 (19.44%) Omniture
5 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 5 (13.89%) Adobe
6 2 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Software AG
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.78%) webMethods