The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 18 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 Milton Keynes 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 37 39 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 33 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.75% 2.47% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.86% 10.48% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Average daily rate £550 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £225 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
175 124 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.89% 23.53% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 64 65
Average daily rate £380 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £110 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.35 £13.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere
Buckinghamshire

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 33 (55.93%) Web Services
2 27 (45.76%) SOAP
2 27 (45.76%) Java
3 25 (42.37%) J2EE
4 24 (40.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 24 (40.68%) Windows
4 24 (40.68%) LDAP
5 23 (38.98%) UNIX
6 22 (37.29%) Linux
7 17 (28.81%) Change Management
8 16 (27.12%) Oracle
8 16 (27.12%) DTS
9 14 (23.73%) Banking
10 12 (20.34%) IBM
11 8 (13.56%) Remedy
11 8 (13.56%) Retail
11 8 (13.56%) SLA
11 8 (13.56%) Middleware
11 8 (13.56%) SQL
12 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
12 7 (11.86%) SOA
12 7 (11.86%) Finance
12 7 (11.86%) Migration
12 7 (11.86%) Problem Management
13 6 (10.17%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (10.17%) HTML
14 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
14 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
14 5 (8.47%) JDBC
14 5 (8.47%) CMS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 24 (40.68%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (8.47%) CMS
3 3 (5.08%) Liferay
3 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.08%) Apache
3 3 (5.08%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.69%) Documentum
5 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.39%) MS Project
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP CRM
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.69%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) LDAP
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.39%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.39%) Intranet
2 2 (3.39%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) DTS
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Introscope
2 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.69%) Ant
General
1 14 (23.73%) Banking
2 8 (13.56%) Retail
3 7 (11.86%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Analyst
2 17 (28.81%) Deployment Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Architect
4 10 (16.95%) Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Junior Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Junior
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Architect
10 1 (1.69%) Integration Architect
10 1 (1.69%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Administrator
10 1 (1.69%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.93%) Web Services
2 27 (45.76%) SOAP
3 25 (42.37%) J2EE
4 8 (13.56%) Middleware
5 6 (10.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (10.17%) HTML
6 5 (8.47%) JDBC
7 4 (6.78%) JSP
7 4 (6.78%) XML
8 3 (5.08%) Worklight
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (5.08%) Spring
8 3 (5.08%) Ajax
8 3 (5.08%) Dojo
9 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (3.39%) jQuery
9 2 (3.39%) COM
9 2 (3.39%) EJB
9 2 (3.39%) CSS
9 2 (3.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) FMCG
3 1 (1.69%) iPhone
3 1 (1.69%) Life Science
3 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Windows
2 23 (38.98%) UNIX
3 22 (37.29%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) AIX
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Change Management
2 7 (11.86%) SOA
2 7 (11.86%) Migration
2 7 (11.86%) Problem Management
3 4 (6.78%) Content Management
3 4 (6.78%) EAI
4 3 (5.08%) CRM
4 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.08%) UML
4 3 (5.08%) MVC
5 2 (3.39%) Project Management
5 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.39%) OO
5 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.39%) PRINCE
5 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.69%) Korn
5 1 (1.69%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Dublin Core
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Oracle
2 12 (20.34%) IBM
3 8 (13.56%) Remedy
4 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.08%) webMethods
5 3 (5.08%) Siebel
5 3 (5.08%) SAP
5 3 (5.08%) FatWire
6 2 (3.39%) JBoss
6 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.69%) Adobe