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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 60 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 14 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.55% 2.22% 2.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.95% 16.00% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Average daily rate
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£370 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £335 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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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
176 100 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.53% 13.87% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 47 34
Average daily rate £340 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £16.29 £14.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -22.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -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 December 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 24 December 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 16 (55.17%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) IBM
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) Retail
7 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.69%) UNIX
8 5 (17.24%) Middleware
8 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) J2EE
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
9 4 (13.79%) Java EE
9 4 (13.79%) Dojo
9 4 (13.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (13.79%) Six Sigma
9 4 (13.79%) N-Tier
10 3 (10.34%) LDAP
10 3 (10.34%) Cognos
10 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
10 3 (10.34%) ISEB
10 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
10 3 (10.34%) SOA
10 3 (10.34%) Mainframe

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Toad
2 1 (3.45%) ProC
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) PVCS
2 1 (3.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Deployment Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Architect
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) J2EE
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (17.24%) Middleware
3 4 (13.79%) Dojo
3 4 (13.79%) Java EE
4 3 (10.34%) Worklight
4 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 3 (10.34%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) JMS
5 2 (6.90%) Struts
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) Ajax
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) JSP
6 1 (3.45%) Servlets
6 1 (3.45%) JDBC
6 1 (3.45%) EJB
6 1 (3.45%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) N-Tier
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.90%) PMI
4 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (10.34%) zOS
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
2 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Six Sigma
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) UML
7 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.45%) Content Management
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) AWK
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) COBOL
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Cognos
3 3 (10.34%) ILOG
3 3 (10.34%) Lotus
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft