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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 55 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.07% 1.76% 2.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.14% 15.12% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
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£413 £475 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +43.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £395 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £535 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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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
140 86 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.03% 11.67% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 31 53
Average daily rate £330 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 34 (53.13%) Java
2 33 (51.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (40.63%) Web Services
4 23 (35.94%) J2EE
5 21 (32.81%) Finance
6 20 (31.25%) UNIX
7 19 (29.69%) IBM
8 18 (28.13%) Windows
9 17 (26.56%) Linux
10 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 16 (25.00%) HTML
10 16 (25.00%) SOAP
11 14 (21.88%) Change Management
11 14 (21.88%) LDAP
12 12 (18.75%) SQL
13 11 (17.19%) WebSphere MQ
14 10 (15.63%) DTS
15 9 (14.06%) HTTP
15 9 (14.06%) CSS
15 9 (14.06%) OO
15 9 (14.06%) JBoss
15 9 (14.06%) Spring
15 9 (14.06%) Introscope
15 9 (14.06%) CA Wily
16 8 (12.50%) Liferay
16 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
16 8 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
16 8 (12.50%) Retail
16 8 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
16 8 (12.50%) Apache

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (51.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (12.50%) Liferay
2 8 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (12.50%) Apache
3 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.56%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) LDAP
2 9 (14.06%) HTTP
3 8 (12.50%) Intranet
3 8 (12.50%) Internet
4 6 (9.38%) SSL
5 5 (7.81%) Firewall
6 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) DTS
2 7 (10.94%) DB2
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Introscope
2 8 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.13%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.56%) MyEclipse
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Retail
3 7 (10.94%) Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Front Office
5 2 (3.13%) Automotive
5 2 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Architect
3 13 (20.31%) Administrator
3 13 (20.31%) Deployment Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.81%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.13%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) Web Services
2 23 (35.94%) J2EE
3 16 (25.00%) HTML
3 16 (25.00%) SOAP
4 11 (17.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (14.06%) CSS
5 9 (14.06%) Spring
6 8 (12.50%) JSP
7 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.81%) JDBC
8 5 (7.81%) JNDI
8 5 (7.81%) Dojo
9 4 (6.25%) WebCenter
9 4 (6.25%) XML
10 3 (4.69%) Struts
10 3 (4.69%) Worklight
11 2 (3.13%) Ajax
11 2 (3.13%) XSLT
12 1 (1.56%) JMS
12 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) PMI
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) UNIX
2 18 (28.13%) Windows
3 17 (26.56%) Linux
4 4 (6.25%) AIX
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.69%) zOS
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Change Management
2 9 (14.06%) OO
3 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
5 6 (9.38%) Content Management
5 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.81%) High Availability
7 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.69%) Time Management
9 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.13%) Migration
9 2 (3.13%) Scrum
9 2 (3.13%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.13%) UML
9 2 (3.13%) Project Management
9 2 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) Java
2 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.75%) SQL
4 5 (7.81%) Python
4 5 (7.81%) Jython
4 5 (7.81%) Korn
4 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.13%) COBOL
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
1 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) CA Wily
2 3 (4.69%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.69%) Netcool
2 3 (4.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) IBM
2 9 (14.06%) JBoss
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle
4 6 (9.38%) FatWire
5 3 (4.69%) ILOG
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) Lotus
6 1 (1.56%) Cognos
6 1 (1.56%) SAP