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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 37 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 27 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.23% 3.05% 2.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.88% 23.47% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 8
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£425 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.88 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% -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 Milton Keynes region.

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
151 98 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.06% 13.00% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 49 58
Average daily rate £350 £328 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £134 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £441 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +53.84%
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 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 37 (53.62%) Java
2 36 (52.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 30 (43.48%) Web Services
4 27 (39.13%) J2EE
5 22 (31.88%) UNIX
5 22 (31.88%) Finance
6 20 (28.99%) Windows
6 20 (28.99%) SOAP
7 18 (26.09%) Linux
7 18 (26.09%) HTML
7 18 (26.09%) LDAP
7 18 (26.09%) IBM
8 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
9 16 (23.19%) Change Management
10 12 (17.39%) Banking
10 12 (17.39%) DTS
10 12 (17.39%) SQL
11 11 (15.94%) CSS
11 11 (15.94%) JSP
11 11 (15.94%) Spring
12 10 (14.49%) Oracle
12 10 (14.49%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (13.04%) HTTP
13 9 (13.04%) OO
13 9 (13.04%) JBoss
13 9 (13.04%) Introscope
13 9 (13.04%) Retail
13 9 (13.04%) CA Wily
14 8 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (11.59%) Liferay

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 36 (52.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (11.59%) Apache
2 8 (11.59%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (11.59%) Liferay
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.45%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) LDAP
2 9 (13.04%) HTTP
3 8 (11.59%) Intranet
3 8 (11.59%) Internet
4 6 (8.70%) SSL
5 5 (7.25%) Firewall
6 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.80%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) DTS
2 7 (10.14%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Introscope
2 8 (11.59%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.45%) MyEclipse
3 1 (1.45%) Ant
3 1 (1.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Banking
3 9 (13.04%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.90%) Front Office
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Automotive
6 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Deployment Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Developer
3 14 (20.29%) Architect
4 13 (18.84%) Administrator
5 10 (14.49%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce Manager
9 2 (2.90%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Network Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (43.48%) Web Services
2 27 (39.13%) J2EE
3 20 (28.99%) SOAP
4 18 (26.09%) HTML
5 11 (15.94%) CSS
5 11 (15.94%) JSP
5 11 (15.94%) Spring
6 10 (14.49%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (10.14%) JDBC
7 7 (10.14%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.25%) JNDI
8 5 (7.25%) Dojo
8 5 (7.25%) XML
9 4 (5.80%) XSLT
9 4 (5.80%) Struts
9 4 (5.80%) WebCenter
10 3 (4.35%) Worklight
10 3 (4.35%) jQuery
10 3 (4.35%) Middleware
11 2 (2.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Clustering
2 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.90%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) UNIX
2 20 (28.99%) Windows
3 18 (26.09%) Linux
4 5 (7.25%) AIX
5 3 (4.35%) zOS
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.45%) Android
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Change Management
2 9 (13.04%) OO
3 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
3 8 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (11.59%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.70%) Content Management
6 5 (7.25%) High Availability
7 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.80%) Migration
8 3 (4.35%) Scrum
8 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.35%) Time Management
8 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.90%) SOA
9 2 (2.90%) Project Management
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.90%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) Java
2 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.39%) SQL
4 5 (7.25%) Python
4 5 (7.25%) Jython
4 5 (7.25%) Korn
4 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.80%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) CA Wily
2 3 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.35%) Netcool
2 3 (4.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) IBM
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle
3 9 (13.04%) JBoss
4 6 (8.70%) FatWire
5 3 (4.35%) ILOG
5 3 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft