The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 128 140 73
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -67
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 158 121 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.30% 2.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.12% 6.94% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 66 132
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £335 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
WebSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1947 1743 1494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.42% 18.75% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 966 826
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 89 69
Average hourly rate £18.68 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +36 72 £475 +10.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 40 £425 - 2
Hampshire +8 26 £420 -1.17% 2
Oxfordshire -10 15 £520 +30.00% 1
Surrey -15 5 £440 -15.18%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 138 (49.11%) IBM
2 129 (45.91%) Java
3 101 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (33.10%) DB2
5 91 (32.38%) Linux
6 74 (26.33%) AIX
6 74 (26.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 72 (25.62%) UNIX
8 69 (24.56%) WebSphere MQ
9 60 (21.35%) JavaScript
10 59 (21.00%) HTML
11 56 (19.93%) XML
12 54 (19.22%) Finance
13 47 (16.73%) DataPower
14 46 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (16.37%) SQL
14 46 (16.37%) E-Commerce
15 45 (16.01%) Retail
16 44 (15.66%) Windows
17 41 (14.59%) Middleware
18 40 (14.23%) Web Services
19 39 (13.88%) Solaris
20 38 (13.52%) Shell Script
21 37 (13.17%) Oracle
22 36 (12.81%) CSS
23 35 (12.46%) J2EE
24 34 (12.10%) WebLogic
24 34 (12.10%) JMS
25 32 (11.39%) JBoss
26 31 (11.03%) Spring

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 74 (26.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 34 (12.10%) WebLogic
3 32 (11.39%) JBoss
4 23 (8.19%) Apache
5 22 (7.83%) Commerce Server
6 17 (6.05%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.63%) IBM HTTP Server
7 13 (4.63%) Node.js
8 11 (3.91%) MS Exchange
9 9 (3.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (2.14%) Apache Solr
10 6 (2.14%) MQSeries
10 6 (2.14%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (1.78%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (1.78%) IIS
11 5 (1.78%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.71%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.14%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (7.47%) Maximo
2 5 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.42%) Fredhopper
3 4 (1.42%) Staffware
4 3 (1.07%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.36%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.56%) Google Analytics
3 8 (2.85%) Amazon S3
3 8 (2.85%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.78%) Google Checkout
6 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.68%) HTTP
2 18 (6.41%) SSL
2 18 (6.41%) SAN
3 9 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.85%) LDAP
5 6 (2.14%) FTP
5 6 (2.14%) Internet
6 5 (1.78%) SSH
7 3 (1.07%) Intranet
8 2 (0.71%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.71%) Firewall
8 2 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.36%) Converged Networks
9 1 (0.36%) Network Security
9 1 (0.36%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (33.10%) DB2
2 24 (8.54%) Big Data
3 18 (6.41%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.27%) Hadoop
5 9 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.85%) DbVisualizer
6 8 (2.85%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.49%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.49%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.14%) MySQL
9 3 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.71%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.71%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.71%) DB2 UDB
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (6.76%) Selenium
2 14 (4.98%) Subversion
3 12 (4.27%) JUnit
4 10 (3.56%) ClearCase
5 9 (3.20%) LoadRunner
5 9 (3.20%) ClearQuest
6 8 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.85%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.49%) SoapUI
7 7 (2.49%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.49%) HP UFT
8 6 (2.14%) Introscope
9 5 (1.78%) Xcode
9 5 (1.78%) TestComplete
10 4 (1.42%) Ant
10 4 (1.42%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.07%) JBehave
11 3 (1.07%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.07%) Maven
12 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (19.22%) Finance
2 45 (16.01%) Retail
3 9 (3.20%) Marketing
4 8 (2.85%) Publishing
4 8 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.49%) Banking
6 5 (1.78%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.42%) Billing
8 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (35.94%) Developer
2 41 (14.59%) Analyst
3 36 (12.81%) Architect
4 27 (9.61%) WebSphere Developer
5 22 (7.83%) Java Developer
6 21 (7.47%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (6.05%) Ab Initio Developer
8 15 (5.34%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.34%) Consultant
9 14 (4.98%) Software Engineer
10 13 (4.63%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
11 11 (3.91%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.91%) Administrator
12 9 (3.20%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.20%) Tester
12 9 (3.20%) Project Manager
13 8 (2.85%) Team Leader
13 8 (2.85%) Technical Manager
13 8 (2.85%) Front-End Developer
14 7 (2.49%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (24.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 59 (21.00%) HTML
3 56 (19.93%) XML
4 41 (14.59%) Middleware
5 40 (14.23%) Web Services
6 36 (12.81%) CSS
7 35 (12.46%) J2EE
8 34 (12.10%) JMS
9 31 (11.03%) Spring
10 23 (8.19%) Ajax
10 23 (8.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 22 (7.83%) SOAP
12 19 (6.76%) HTML5
13 18 (6.41%) JSON
14 15 (5.34%) REST
15 13 (4.63%) JSP
16 11 (3.91%) EJB
16 11 (3.91%) Hibernate
16 11 (3.91%) Java EE
17 10 (3.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.73%) DataPower
2 46 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.76%) Clustering
4 17 (6.05%) iSeries
5 16 (5.69%) AS400
6 14 (4.98%) Mainframe
7 11 (3.91%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.85%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.85%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.49%) Data Integration
9 7 (2.49%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.49%) User Experience
10 6 (2.14%) CMDB
10 6 (2.14%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.78%) W3C
11 5 (1.78%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.07%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.07%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.07%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 91 (32.38%) Linux
2 74 (26.33%) AIX
3 72 (25.62%) UNIX
4 44 (15.66%) Windows
5 39 (13.88%) Solaris
6 18 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (3.56%) zOS
8 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.42%) Android
9 3 (1.07%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) SUSE
10 1 (0.36%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.37%) E-Commerce
3 28 (9.96%) Analytics
4 24 (8.54%) TDD
5 22 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (7.47%) ITIL
7 19 (6.76%) Configuration Management
8 18 (6.41%) Unit Testing
8 18 (6.41%) System Testing
8 18 (6.41%) High Availability
8 18 (6.41%) Mentoring
9 17 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (6.05%) SOA
10 16 (5.69%) Content Management
11 15 (5.34%) OO
12 14 (4.98%) Software Engineering
13 13 (4.63%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (4.63%) B2C
14 12 (4.27%) Migration
14 12 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 129 (45.91%) Java
2 60 (21.35%) JavaScript
3 46 (16.37%) SQL
4 38 (13.52%) Shell Script
5 15 (5.34%) Python
5 15 (5.34%) Korn
6 7 (2.49%) Jython
7 6 (2.14%) C#
8 5 (1.78%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.07%) C
10 3 (1.07%) Perl
11 2 (0.71%) ABAP
11 2 (0.71%) COBOL
11 2 (0.71%) SAPscript
11 2 (0.71%) JCL
11 2 (0.71%) Ruby
11 2 (0.71%) XPath
11 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.36%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 21 (7.47%) Degree
2 16 (5.69%) IBM Certification
3 10 (3.56%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.14%) ISEB
5 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.76%) QA
2 6 (2.14%) SLA
3 3 (1.07%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (3.91%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 11 (3.91%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) Docker
3 2 (0.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (7.47%) Tivoli
2 18 (6.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (2.49%) CA Wily
4 6 (2.14%) XenMobile
5 5 (1.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.78%) Netcool
6 4 (1.42%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.42%) SCCM
7 3 (1.07%) SCOM
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.71%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.36%) Ansible
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.36%) yum
9 1 (0.36%) Puppet
9 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 138 (49.11%) IBM
2 37 (13.17%) Oracle
3 27 (9.61%) Microsoft
4 23 (8.19%) Red Hat
5 22 (7.83%) Ab Initio
6 18 (6.41%) SAP
7 15 (5.34%) Citrix
7 15 (5.34%) Google
8 14 (4.98%) Adobe
8 14 (4.98%) Remedy
9 11 (3.91%) CA
9 11 (3.91%) Sun
9 11 (3.91%) Coremetrics
10 9 (3.20%) VMware
11 8 (2.85%) TIBCO
12 7 (2.49%) HP
13 5 (1.78%) BMC
13 5 (1.78%) Infovista
13 5 (1.78%) Amdocs
13 5 (1.78%) Endeca
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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