The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank - 38 31
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.70% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +5.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -44.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
53 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.67% 12.85% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 20
Average daily rate £350 £273 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £115 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Sun