The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 45 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.60% - 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.51% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£238 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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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 Somerset region.

Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
57 71 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.01% 32.13% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 29
Average daily rate £288 £395 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.21% +27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £268 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 0
Average hourly rate £28.70 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -7.89%

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
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 22 December 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat