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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 195 114 123
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 63 131 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 1.53% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.64% 8.65% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 67 61
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£423 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
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
1732 1515 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.93% 17.65% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 845 805
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
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 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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 21 £475 +18.75% 6
Hampshire -55 15 £394 -1.56%
Buckinghamshire -19 12 £425 +30.76% 1
Surrey -7 6 £463 -2.63% 2
West Sussex +5 3 £305 +28.42%
Oxfordshire -20 2 £475 +6.74%
Middlesex - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 105 (47.73%) IBM
2 76 (34.55%) Java
3 67 (30.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 65 (29.55%) WebSphere MQ
5 60 (27.27%) SQL
6 54 (24.55%) Finance
7 48 (21.82%) Oracle
8 45 (20.45%) Linux
9 40 (18.18%) UNIX
9 40 (18.18%) DB2
10 39 (17.73%) AIX
11 36 (16.36%) JavaScript
11 36 (16.36%) HTML
11 36 (16.36%) XML
12 32 (14.55%) Windows
12 32 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (13.64%) Middleware
14 27 (12.27%) JBoss
15 26 (11.82%) E-Commerce
16 25 (11.36%) Web Services
16 25 (11.36%) ITIL
17 24 (10.91%) J2EE
18 22 (10.00%) TOGAF
19 21 (9.55%) Spring
19 21 (9.55%) SOAP
19 21 (9.55%) Tivoli
20 20 (9.09%) Retail
20 20 (9.09%) Security Cleared
21 19 (8.64%) RPG IV
21 19 (8.64%) CSS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 67 (30.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 27 (12.27%) JBoss
3 14 (6.36%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.00%) Apache
4 11 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.00%) MQSeries
4 11 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (4.55%) WebSphere Process Server
6 7 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.73%) Commerce Server
7 6 (2.73%) Liferay
8 4 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.36%) Drupal
9 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.36%) IIS
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.91%) FileNet
11 1 (0.45%) CMS
11 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) MS Office
2 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.45%) SPSS
2 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Maximo
2 4 (1.82%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.36%) Staffware
3 3 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.45%) Tridion
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.45%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.45%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.82%) SaaS
2 2 (0.91%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.64%) LDAP
2 16 (7.27%) HTTP
3 14 (6.36%) SAN
4 13 (5.91%) Internet
4 13 (5.91%) SSL
4 13 (5.91%) Firewall
5 12 (5.45%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.09%) DNS
7 5 (2.27%) Kerberos
7 5 (2.27%) Intranet
8 4 (1.82%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.82%) SDH
8 4 (1.82%) MPLS
9 3 (1.36%) ATM
9 3 (1.36%) FTP
10 2 (0.91%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.45%) IPv4
11 1 (0.45%) DMZ
11 1 (0.45%) DHCP
11 1 (0.45%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.18%) DB2
2 18 (8.18%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.27%) SQLPlus
5 4 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.36%) DTS
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.91%) SQLite
7 2 (0.91%) DataStage
8 1 (0.45%) Big Data
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (3.18%) Maven
2 7 (3.18%) Introscope
3 6 (2.73%) Toad
4 4 (1.82%) ERwin
5 3 (1.36%) Rational Rose
5 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.91%) Ant
7 1 (0.45%) Lombardi
7 1 (0.45%) JIRA
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.45%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 54 (24.55%) Finance
2 20 (9.09%) Retail
3 16 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.18%) Banking
6 5 (2.27%) Legal
7 4 (1.82%) Marketing
7 4 (1.82%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.36%) Electronics
9 2 (0.91%) Front Office
9 2 (0.91%) Automotive
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (22.73%) Architect
1 50 (22.73%) Developer
2 46 (20.91%) Analyst
3 25 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (8.18%) Consultant
5 16 (7.27%) Java Developer
6 15 (6.82%) Analyst Programmer
6 15 (6.82%) Programmer
6 15 (6.82%) Technical Architect
6 15 (6.82%) RPG Programmer
6 15 (6.82%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 12 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.45%) Administrator
8 11 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
9 9 (4.09%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.64%) Mobile Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.18%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.73%) WebSphere Architect
12 6 (2.73%) Deployment Analyst
12 6 (2.73%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (29.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 36 (16.36%) HTML
2 36 (16.36%) XML
3 30 (13.64%) Middleware
4 25 (11.36%) Web Services
5 24 (10.91%) J2EE
6 21 (9.55%) SOAP
6 21 (9.55%) Spring
7 19 (8.64%) CSS
8 17 (7.73%) JMS
9 15 (6.82%) WSDL
9 15 (6.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 14 (6.36%) JDBC
11 13 (5.91%) Hibernate
11 13 (5.91%) REST
12 12 (5.45%) JSP
13 11 (5.00%) .NET
14 10 (4.55%) XSLT
14 10 (4.55%) Dojo
15 7 (3.18%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.27%) Mobile App
1 16 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.82%) iSeries
2 15 (6.82%) Clustering
3 13 (5.91%) DataPower
4 9 (4.09%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.09%) Mainframe
4 9 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.27%) AS400
6 5 (2.27%) HACMP
7 4 (1.82%) PKI
7 4 (1.82%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.36%) DTV
9 2 (0.91%) PMI
10 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.45%) Replication
10 1 (0.45%) IPTV
10 1 (0.45%) Tandem
10 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.45%) Linux
2 40 (18.18%) UNIX
3 39 (17.73%) AIX
4 32 (14.55%) Windows
5 19 (8.64%) Solaris
6 7 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.36%) zOS
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.45%) SUSE
11 1 (0.45%) Android
11 1 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (11.82%) E-Commerce
3 25 (11.36%) ITIL
4 22 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 19 (8.64%) SOA
6 17 (7.73%) Scrum
7 14 (6.36%) OO
8 13 (5.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (5.00%) UML
9 11 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (4.55%) High Availability
10 10 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.55%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.09%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.09%) Migration
12 8 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (3.64%) Waterfall
13 7 (3.18%) Change Management
13 7 (3.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.55%) Java
2 60 (27.27%) SQL
3 36 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.64%) RPG
4 19 (8.64%) RPG IV
5 17 (7.73%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.45%) Perl
7 11 (5.00%) Korn
8 10 (4.55%) C
9 9 (4.09%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.09%) Objective-C
9 9 (4.09%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.64%) Python
11 7 (3.18%) AWK
12 4 (1.82%) Jython
12 4 (1.82%) RPG/400
13 3 (1.36%) C#
13 3 (1.36%) COBOL
14 2 (0.91%) XPath
15 1 (0.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 20 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.36%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.91%) Degree
4 4 (1.82%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.36%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) PMP
6 1 (0.45%) MCSE
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.36%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (2.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.27%) OCFS2
2 5 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (0.45%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (9.55%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (2.73%) CA Wily
3 5 (2.27%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (1.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (1.36%) Netcool
5 3 (1.36%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (0.91%) nmon
7 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (47.73%) IBM
2 48 (21.82%) Oracle
3 14 (6.36%) Red Hat
4 13 (5.91%) Sun
5 10 (4.55%) SAP
6 8 (3.64%) HP
6 8 (3.64%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.18%) Software AG
7 7 (3.18%) NetApp
7 7 (3.18%) VMware
8 6 (2.73%) EMC
9 5 (2.27%) ILOG
9 5 (2.27%) BEA
9 5 (2.27%) CA
9 5 (2.27%) Dell
9 5 (2.27%) Cognos
9 5 (2.27%) hybris
9 5 (2.27%) ATG
10 4 (1.82%) Cramer
10 4 (1.82%) MetaSolv
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