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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 54 26 47
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 47 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.97% 5.26% 3.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.32% 30.52% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £333 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £570 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+27.86% -3.17%
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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
138 154 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.95% 17.25% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 78 47
Average daily rate £350 £365 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.89 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £15.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.36 £18.75 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015, 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 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) Web Services
3 14 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (26.53%) Retail
5 12 (24.49%) Java
6 10 (20.41%) SOA
6 10 (20.41%) IBM
6 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
6 10 (20.41%) HTML
6 10 (20.41%) CSS
6 10 (20.41%) JSP
6 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
7 9 (18.37%) UNIX
7 9 (18.37%) Windows
7 9 (18.37%) OO
7 9 (18.37%) J2EE
7 9 (18.37%) Middleware
7 9 (18.37%) Spring
7 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
8 8 (16.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (16.33%) Linux
9 7 (14.29%) DB2
9 7 (14.29%) SQL
9 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 7 (14.29%) Introscope
9 7 (14.29%) Analytics
10 6 (12.24%) CA Wily
10 6 (12.24%) Time Management
10 6 (12.24%) Ajax
10 6 (12.24%) Oracle

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 14 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.16%) JBoss
4 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (6.12%) Staffware
1 3 (6.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.20%) HTTP
2 5 (10.20%) Firewall
3 4 (8.16%) HTTPS
3 4 (8.16%) SSL
4 3 (6.12%) Intranet
4 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 3 (6.12%) LDAP
5 2 (4.08%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) DB2
2 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Introscope
2 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Retail
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Automotive
5 2 (4.08%) Legal
5 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.08%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.08%) TIBCO Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) TIBCO Support
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) Web Services
2 10 (20.41%) JSP
2 10 (20.41%) HTML
2 10 (20.41%) CSS
3 9 (18.37%) J2EE
3 9 (18.37%) Middleware
3 9 (18.37%) Spring
4 8 (16.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (12.24%) Ajax
5 6 (12.24%) SOAP
6 5 (10.20%) Struts
6 5 (10.20%) DHTML
7 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.16%) JDBC
7 4 (8.16%) Dojo
7 4 (8.16%) JNDI
8 2 (4.08%) Java EE
8 2 (4.08%) REST
8 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (4.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Clustering
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.12%) IVR
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) DataPower
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) UNIX
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
1 10 (20.41%) SOA
2 9 (18.37%) OO
2 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
3 7 (14.29%) Analytics
4 6 (12.24%) Time Management
5 5 (10.20%) System Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.20%) Content Management
5 5 (10.20%) OOD
5 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.20%) B2B
5 5 (10.20%) B2C
5 5 (10.20%) SEO
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.16%) Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) UML
6 4 (8.16%) EAI
6 4 (8.16%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) Python
4 5 (10.20%) Jython
5 4 (8.16%) Korn
5 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.04%) COBOL
6 1 (2.04%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) IBM
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) Google
3 5 (10.20%) Coremetrics
3 5 (10.20%) PayPal
4 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 4 (8.16%) Remedy
5 3 (6.12%) TIBCO
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.08%) Adobe
7 1 (2.04%) CA
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.04%) hybris