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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 63 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.16% 1.76% 3.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.62% 13.79% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £275 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
WebSphere
Buckinghamshire

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 87 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.46% 12.78% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 28 42
Average daily rate £350 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 7
Average hourly rate £16.29 £14.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% +13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.42 £14.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 28 (52.83%) Java
2 21 (39.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (35.85%) Finance
4 18 (33.96%) HTML
5 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
5 15 (28.30%) Web Services
5 15 (28.30%) IBM
6 14 (26.42%) J2EE
7 12 (22.64%) UNIX
8 10 (18.87%) SQL
9 9 (16.98%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (16.98%) CSS
9 9 (16.98%) Windows
9 9 (16.98%) Spring
10 8 (15.09%) Linux
10 8 (15.09%) OO
10 8 (15.09%) JBoss
10 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
11 7 (13.21%) JSP
11 7 (13.21%) Oracle
11 7 (13.21%) Eclipse
11 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
11 7 (13.21%) Retail
11 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
12 6 (11.32%) DB2
12 6 (11.32%) SOAP
12 6 (11.32%) LDAP
13 5 (9.43%) HTTP
13 5 (9.43%) Dojo
13 5 (9.43%) CA Wily

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 21 (39.62%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (15.09%) JBoss
3 4 (7.55%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (7.55%) Liferay
3 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (7.55%) Apache
4 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.89%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) LDAP
2 5 (9.43%) HTTP
3 4 (7.55%) SSL
3 4 (7.55%) Intranet
3 4 (7.55%) Internet
4 3 (5.66%) Firewall
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) DB2
2 3 (5.66%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.43%) Introscope
3 2 (3.77%) Rational Rose
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Front Office
4 2 (3.77%) Automotive
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Architect
1 14 (26.42%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Deployment Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) HTML
2 15 (28.30%) Web Services
3 14 (26.42%) J2EE
4 9 (16.98%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (16.98%) CSS
4 9 (16.98%) Spring
5 7 (13.21%) JSP
5 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
6 6 (11.32%) SOAP
7 5 (9.43%) Dojo
8 4 (7.55%) XML
9 3 (5.66%) JDBC
9 3 (5.66%) JNDI
9 3 (5.66%) Worklight
10 2 (3.77%) Java EE
10 2 (3.77%) WebCenter
10 2 (3.77%) Struts
10 2 (3.77%) XSLT
11 1 (1.89%) .NET
11 1 (1.89%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) PMI
5 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) UNIX
2 9 (16.98%) Windows
3 8 (15.09%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) AIX
5 3 (5.66%) zOS
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.89%) Android
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) OO
1 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
2 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
3 5 (9.43%) Change Management
3 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (7.55%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (7.55%) Content Management
5 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.66%) SOA
5 3 (5.66%) Time Management
5 3 (5.66%) High Availability
5 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.77%) Scrum
6 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.87%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.66%) Perl
5 3 (5.66%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.66%) Korn
5 3 (5.66%) Jython
6 2 (3.77%) AWK
6 2 (3.77%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
1 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) CA Wily
2 3 (5.66%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.66%) Netcool
2 3 (5.66%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) IBM
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) ILOG
4 2 (3.77%) FatWire
4 2 (3.77%) Lotus
4 2 (3.77%) Cognos
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft