The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Kent 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 40 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.42% 0.37% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -47.82%
Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
48 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.00% 19.12% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 26
Average daily rate £350 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £398 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.10 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% -30.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Kent

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
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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
Folkestone - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (25.00%) DataPower
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) nmon
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) AIX

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Sun