The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 10 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 Somerset 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 42 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.80% 1.04% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.92% 3.92% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -47.82%
Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
79 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.10% 26.42% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 21 29
Average daily rate £308 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £454 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £24.75 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Somerset region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Somerset region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 11 (78.57%) RUP
2 9 (64.29%) SOA
2 9 (64.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (64.29%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (57.14%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 8 (57.14%) JMS
3 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) JBoss
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) Escenic
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (21.43%) Big Data
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) Scala
6 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) CMS
6 3 (21.43%) LAMP
6 3 (21.43%) Hibernate

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (64.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (64.29%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
3 3 (21.43%) CMS
3 3 (21.43%) Escenic
3 3 (21.43%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Integration Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Java Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) Java Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
1 8 (57.14%) JMS
1 8 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) HTML5
2 4 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) EJB
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) LAMP
3 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) JSF
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) Struts
3 3 (21.43%) Java RMI
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) RUP
2 9 (64.29%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) OOD
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat