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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 26 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 47 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.26% 3.20% 3.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.13% 20.56% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £375 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £505 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -30.38%
Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
156 107 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.47% 15.57% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 47 47
Average daily rate £363 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.89 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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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 July 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 July 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 42 (53.16%) Java
2 41 (51.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 38 (48.10%) Web Services
4 31 (39.24%) J2EE
5 27 (34.18%) SOAP
6 26 (32.91%) UNIX
7 24 (30.38%) Windows
8 23 (29.11%) LDAP
8 23 (29.11%) IBM
9 22 (27.85%) Linux
10 21 (26.58%) Finance
11 20 (25.32%) Change Management
12 18 (22.78%) HTML
13 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
14 16 (20.25%) DTS
15 14 (17.72%) SQL
15 14 (17.72%) Banking
16 12 (15.19%) Oracle
17 11 (13.92%) CSS
17 11 (13.92%) JSP
17 11 (13.92%) Retail
17 11 (13.92%) Spring
18 10 (12.66%) OO
18 10 (12.66%) JBoss
18 10 (12.66%) WebSphere MQ
19 9 (11.39%) Eclipse
19 9 (11.39%) HTTP
19 9 (11.39%) Introscope
19 9 (11.39%) CA Wily
20 8 (10.13%) Capacity Planning

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 41 (51.90%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (10.13%) Liferay
2 8 (10.13%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (10.13%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.80%) CMS
4 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.27%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Staffware
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) LDAP
2 9 (11.39%) HTTP
3 8 (10.13%) Intranet
3 8 (10.13%) Internet
4 6 (7.59%) SSL
5 5 (6.33%) Firewall
6 4 (5.06%) HTTPS
6 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) DTS
2 7 (8.86%) DB2
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Eclipse
1 9 (11.39%) Introscope
2 1 (1.27%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.27%) Ant
2 1 (1.27%) MyEclipse
General
1 21 (26.58%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Banking
3 11 (13.92%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Front Office
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Automotive
6 1 (1.27%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Analyst
2 18 (22.78%) Deployment Analyst
3 17 (21.52%) Architect
3 17 (21.52%) Developer
4 13 (16.46%) Administrator
5 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.33%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Architect
10 2 (2.53%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Developer
10 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce Manager
10 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Network Architect
10 2 (2.53%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (48.10%) Web Services
2 31 (39.24%) J2EE
3 27 (34.18%) SOAP
4 18 (22.78%) HTML
5 11 (13.92%) CSS
5 11 (13.92%) JSP
5 11 (13.92%) Spring
6 10 (12.66%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (10.13%) JDBC
8 7 (8.86%) Hibernate
9 6 (7.59%) XML
10 5 (6.33%) JNDI
10 5 (6.33%) Dojo
11 4 (5.06%) WebCenter
11 4 (5.06%) Worklight
11 4 (5.06%) Struts
11 4 (5.06%) XSLT
12 3 (3.80%) Middleware
12 3 (3.80%) jQuery
13 2 (2.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Clustering
2 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.06%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.53%) PMI
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.91%) UNIX
2 24 (30.38%) Windows
3 22 (27.85%) Linux
4 5 (6.33%) AIX
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.53%) zOS
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Change Management
2 10 (12.66%) OO
3 8 (10.13%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (10.13%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
4 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
5 6 (7.59%) Content Management
5 6 (7.59%) Migration
6 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.33%) High Availability
7 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.80%) SOA
8 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.80%) Scrum
8 3 (3.80%) Time Management
9 2 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.53%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.53%) Project Management
10 1 (1.27%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) Java
2 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.72%) SQL
4 5 (6.33%) Python
4 5 (6.33%) Jython
4 5 (6.33%) Korn
4 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.06%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.27%) Perl
6 1 (1.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
1 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) CA Wily
2 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.80%) Netcool
2 3 (3.80%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) IBM
2 12 (15.19%) Oracle
3 10 (12.66%) JBoss
4 6 (7.59%) FatWire
5 5 (6.33%) Remedy
6 2 (2.53%) ILOG
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.27%) SAP