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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 60 53 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.37% 1.65% 3.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.55% 12.37% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 12
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£413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £448
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 £34.50 - £29.95
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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
159 97 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.13% 13.32% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 39 53
Average daily rate £350 £240 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Average hourly rate £16.29 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.42 £14.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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 21 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 21 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 32 (54.24%) Java
2 26 (44.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 21 (35.59%) Finance
4 19 (32.20%) Web Services
5 18 (30.51%) HTML
6 17 (28.81%) IBM
7 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
7 16 (27.12%) J2EE
7 16 (27.12%) UNIX
8 12 (20.34%) Windows
8 12 (20.34%) SQL
9 11 (18.64%) Linux
10 10 (16.95%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (15.25%) SOAP
11 9 (15.25%) OO
11 9 (15.25%) JBoss
11 9 (15.25%) Oracle
11 9 (15.25%) CSS
11 9 (15.25%) Spring
12 8 (13.56%) Introscope
12 8 (13.56%) Change Management
12 8 (13.56%) JSP
12 8 (13.56%) LDAP
12 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
12 8 (13.56%) Eclipse
12 8 (13.56%) HTTP
12 8 (13.56%) CA Wily
13 7 (11.86%) Liferay
13 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
13 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 26 (44.07%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (15.25%) JBoss
3 7 (11.86%) Apache
3 7 (11.86%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (11.86%) Liferay
4 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.69%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) LDAP
1 8 (13.56%) HTTP
2 7 (11.86%) Intranet
2 7 (11.86%) Internet
3 5 (8.47%) Firewall
3 5 (8.47%) SSL
4 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) DB2
2 4 (6.78%) DTS
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Eclipse
1 8 (13.56%) Introscope
2 2 (3.39%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.69%) MyEclipse
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Retail
3 6 (10.17%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Front Office
5 2 (3.39%) Automotive
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Architect
3 11 (18.64%) Administrator
4 10 (16.95%) Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) Java Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Deployment Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Technical Architect
8 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Administrator
10 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.08%) Mobile Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.39%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce Manager
11 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce Project Manager
11 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Network Architect
11 2 (3.39%) ScrumMaster
11 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) Web Services
2 18 (30.51%) HTML
3 16 (27.12%) J2EE
4 10 (16.95%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (15.25%) SOAP
5 9 (15.25%) Spring
5 9 (15.25%) CSS
6 8 (13.56%) JSP
7 7 (11.86%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.47%) Dojo
9 4 (6.78%) JNDI
9 4 (6.78%) WebCenter
9 4 (6.78%) JDBC
9 4 (6.78%) XML
10 3 (5.08%) Struts
10 3 (5.08%) Worklight
10 3 (5.08%) Java EE
11 2 (3.39%) Ajax
11 2 (3.39%) XSLT
12 1 (1.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
1 4 (6.78%) Clustering
1 4 (6.78%) N-Tier
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) PMI
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) UNIX
2 12 (20.34%) Windows
3 11 (18.64%) Linux
4 4 (6.78%) AIX
5 3 (5.08%) zOS
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.69%) Android
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) OO
2 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
2 8 (13.56%) Change Management
3 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
3 7 (11.86%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.47%) Content Management
6 4 (6.78%) High Availability
6 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.08%) Time Management
7 3 (5.08%) SOA
7 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.39%) UML
8 2 (3.39%) Project Management
8 2 (3.39%) Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Scrum
8 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) Java
2 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.34%) SQL
4 4 (6.78%) Python
4 4 (6.78%) Objective-C
4 4 (6.78%) Jython
4 4 (6.78%) Korn
4 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.08%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) AWK
6 2 (3.39%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) CA Wily
2 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.08%) Netcool
2 3 (5.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) IBM
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) FatWire
4 3 (5.08%) ILOG
5 1 (1.69%) Lotus
5 1 (1.69%) Remedy
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft