The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Hampshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 75 92 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 36 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.79% 1.67% 1.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.11% 9.12% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 17
Average daily rate £375 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £301 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £468 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+37.55% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
395 318 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.63% 18.34% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 194 143
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 10
Average hourly rate £52.50 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +29 13 £360 -28.00%
Havant -2 7 £375 +15.38%
Southampton -2 6 £350 +16.66%
Portsmouth -4 1 - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 28 (34.57%) IBM
2 25 (30.86%) Oracle
2 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
3 23 (28.40%) Middleware
4 22 (27.16%) SOAP
4 22 (27.16%) Windows
4 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
5 20 (24.69%) SC Cleared
5 20 (24.69%) SoapUI
5 20 (24.69%) XML
5 20 (24.69%) SOA
6 19 (23.46%) Web Services
6 19 (23.46%) UNIX
7 18 (22.22%) AIX
7 18 (22.22%) Linux
8 17 (20.99%) JBoss
9 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
9 16 (19.75%) Test Scripting
10 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (17.28%) LDAP
10 14 (17.28%) Tivoli
11 13 (16.05%) Red Hat
11 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
11 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
11 13 (16.05%) Solaris
11 13 (16.05%) .NET
12 12 (14.81%) MySQL
12 12 (14.81%) Data Modelling
12 12 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.58%) WebLogic
3 10 (12.35%) IIS
4 7 (8.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.47%) ATG Dynamo
6 2 (2.47%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.23%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Maximo
2 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.23%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.23%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) LDAP
2 11 (13.58%) SAN
3 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.94%) SSL
4 3 (3.70%) FTP
4 3 (3.70%) HTTP
5 2 (2.47%) DNS
5 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.23%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (14.81%) MySQL
3 11 (13.58%) Pentaho
4 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.70%) DB2
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.23%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) SoapUI
2 5 (6.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.47%) Subversion
3 2 (2.47%) JUnit
3 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.47%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.23%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.23%) Maven
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) Hudson
4 1 (1.23%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (12.35%) Retail
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (2.47%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Analyst
1 20 (24.69%) Consultant
2 12 (14.81%) Developer
3 8 (9.88%) Test Analyst
3 8 (9.88%) Architect
3 8 (9.88%) Test Consultant
4 7 (8.64%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 6 (7.41%) Designer
6 5 (6.17%) Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Programmer
7 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Architect
9 2 (2.47%) UNIX Support Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Specialist
9 2 (2.47%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.40%) Middleware
2 22 (27.16%) SOAP
3 20 (24.69%) XML
4 19 (23.46%) Web Services
5 13 (16.05%) .NET
6 12 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (12.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 7 (8.64%) XSLT
9 5 (6.17%) J2EE
10 4 (4.94%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (4.94%) REST
11 3 (3.70%) Spring
11 3 (3.70%) JSP
11 3 (3.70%) XSD
12 2 (2.47%) Servlets
12 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.47%) XML Schema
12 2 (2.47%) HTML
13 1 (1.23%) JRules
13 1 (1.23%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) DataPower
2 3 (3.70%) HACMP
3 2 (2.47%) iSeries
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Windows
2 19 (23.46%) UNIX
3 18 (22.22%) AIX
3 18 (22.22%) Linux
4 13 (16.05%) Solaris
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.23%) zOS
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) SOA
2 16 (19.75%) Test Scripting
3 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 12 (14.81%) Test Strategy
5 11 (13.58%) Dimensional Modelling
5 11 (13.58%) ETL
5 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.64%) Scrum
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL
8 3 (3.70%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.70%) System Testing
8 3 (3.70%) Release Management
9 2 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.47%) Scalability Testing
9 2 (2.47%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.47%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.47%) Web Development
9 2 (2.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
1 10 (12.35%) Korn
2 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) Java
3 3 (3.70%) Jython
4 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.47%) XPath
5 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.23%) C
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) ISEB
4 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (2.47%) OCFS2
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) Tivoli
2 10 (12.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (2.47%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) IBM
2 25 (30.86%) Oracle
3 17 (20.99%) JBoss
4 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
5 13 (16.05%) Red Hat
6 11 (13.58%) Sun
7 7 (8.64%) SAP
8 5 (6.17%) ATG
8 5 (6.17%) Talend
9 3 (3.70%) Endeca
10 2 (2.47%) Google
10 2 (2.47%) Coremetrics
10 2 (2.47%) Remedy
11 1 (1.23%) VMware
11 1 (1.23%) Apple
11 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.23%) HP
11 1 (1.23%) Dell
11 1 (1.23%) EMC
11 1 (1.23%) CA