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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 69 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 9 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.00% 2.11% 2.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 15.79% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £335 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £10.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -71.42%
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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
144 95 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.98% 13.38% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 36 34
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 7
Average hourly rate £14.65 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £14.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -9.73%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 14 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) IBM
2 10 (28.57%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) UNIX
4 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
5 7 (20.00%) Retail
6 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle
7 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 5 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
8 4 (11.43%) Windows
8 4 (11.43%) AIX
8 4 (11.43%) DB2
8 4 (11.43%) Objective-C
8 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.43%) Dojo
8 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.57%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.57%) Worklight
9 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
9 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.57%) Java EE
9 3 (8.57%) QA
9 3 (8.57%) LDAP
9 3 (8.57%) Cognos

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.86%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LDAP
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Toad
2 1 (2.86%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.86%) PVCS
2 1 (2.86%) ProC
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Deployment Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (5.71%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (11.43%) Dojo
4 3 (8.57%) Worklight
4 3 (8.57%) Java EE
4 3 (8.57%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (2.86%) Spring
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) JMS
6 1 (2.86%) XSLT
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) PMI
4 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) UNIX
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) AIX
3 3 (8.57%) zOS
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
2 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
3 3 (8.57%) SOA
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Scrum
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Time Management
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.86%) Content Management
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) eTOM
5 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) Objective-C
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) AWK
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) COBOL
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
1 3 (8.57%) Netcool
1 3 (8.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) IBM
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Cognos
3 3 (8.57%) ILOG
3 3 (8.57%) Lotus
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy