The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 45 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 31 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.36% 3.78% 2.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.14% 18.97% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £550 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £405 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +37.55%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
162 174 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.57% 19.93% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 73 70
Average daily rate £344 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £224 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.35 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +18.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 15 (32.61%) IBM
2 14 (30.43%) Finance
3 12 (26.09%) Middleware
3 12 (26.09%) Retail
3 12 (26.09%) UNIX
3 12 (26.09%) Windows
4 11 (23.91%) Web Services
4 11 (23.91%) Java
4 11 (23.91%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (19.57%) Oracle
5 9 (19.57%) HTML
6 8 (17.39%) JSP
6 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.39%) Analytics
7 7 (15.22%) Banking
7 7 (15.22%) Spring
7 7 (15.22%) Introscope
7 7 (15.22%) CSS
7 7 (15.22%) Linux
7 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
7 7 (15.22%) SQL
7 7 (15.22%) J2EE
7 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.04%) SOA
8 6 (13.04%) ETL
8 6 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (13.04%) SOAP
8 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.04%) Mainframe

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (23.91%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) JBoss
2 4 (8.70%) Apache Solr
3 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Staffware
1 3 (6.52%) assyst
1 3 (6.52%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (4.35%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.87%) HTTP
3 4 (8.70%) HTTPS
3 4 (8.70%) SSL
3 4 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) LDAP
4 2 (4.35%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.70%) DB2
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Introscope
2 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) Toad
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.17%) ProC
4 1 (2.17%) Ant
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) PVCS
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Retail
3 7 (15.22%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Automotive
4 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (4.35%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Developer
1 11 (23.91%) Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) TIBCO Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) TIBCO Support
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Production Support Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Middleware
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
3 9 (19.57%) HTML
4 8 (17.39%) JSP
5 7 (15.22%) Spring
5 7 (15.22%) CSS
5 7 (15.22%) J2EE
6 6 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (13.04%) SOAP
7 5 (10.87%) JDBC
8 4 (8.70%) Struts
8 4 (8.70%) Ajax
8 4 (8.70%) JNDI
8 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.52%) Dojo
9 3 (6.52%) Java EE
10 2 (4.35%) SAML
10 2 (4.35%) XML
10 2 (4.35%) DHTML
10 2 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Mainframe
1 6 (13.04%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) DataPower
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) UNIX
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (17.39%) Analytics
2 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
3 6 (13.04%) SOA
3 6 (13.04%) ETL
3 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.04%) BPEL
3 6 (13.04%) Business Analytics
4 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
4 5 (10.87%) Time Management
4 5 (10.87%) OO
4 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.70%) Six Sigma
5 4 (8.70%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (8.70%) High Availability
6 3 (6.52%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.52%) UML
6 3 (6.52%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Jython
3 5 (10.87%) Python
4 4 (8.70%) Korn
4 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) IBM
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Business Objects
3 4 (8.70%) Remedy
4 3 (6.52%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.35%) Cognos
5 2 (4.35%) Lotus
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe
5 2 (4.35%) Coremetrics
5 2 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (4.35%) PayPal
6 1 (2.17%) CA