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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 131 124 143
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 126 123 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 1.37% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.17% 8.24% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 60
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£425 £384 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 - £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
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
1543 1492 1476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 16.66% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 845 800
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 71 97
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £13.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +5 52 £475 +35.71% 6
Buckinghamshire +3 44 £325 -15.58% 1
Hampshire -14 15 £463 +23.33%
Surrey +4 7 £500 +14.28% 6
Oxfordshire -18 7 £410 - 2
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 96 (42.11%) Java
2 95 (41.67%) Linux
3 91 (39.91%) IBM
4 71 (31.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 65 (28.51%) UNIX
6 54 (23.68%) DB2
7 53 (23.25%) AIX
8 51 (22.37%) XML
9 48 (21.05%) HTML
9 48 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (20.61%) WebSphere MQ
11 44 (19.30%) Oracle
12 42 (18.42%) Web Services
13 41 (17.98%) JavaScript
14 40 (17.54%) Retail
15 39 (17.11%) SQL
16 38 (16.67%) Windows
17 36 (15.79%) Finance
18 34 (14.91%) E-Commerce
19 32 (14.04%) JBoss
19 32 (14.04%) Spring
20 31 (13.60%) J2EE
21 30 (13.16%) Apache
22 29 (12.72%) Middleware
22 29 (12.72%) Red Hat
23 27 (11.84%) TDD
24 25 (10.96%) Shell Script
24 25 (10.96%) Solaris
24 25 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 25 (10.96%) Analytics

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 71 (31.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 32 (14.04%) JBoss
3 30 (13.16%) Apache
4 24 (10.53%) WebLogic
5 22 (9.65%) IBM HTTP Server
6 20 (8.77%) Tomcat
7 14 (6.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (5.70%) Commerce Server
9 8 (3.51%) IIS
10 7 (3.07%) Apache Solr
11 6 (2.63%) MS Exchange
11 6 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (2.19%) MQSeries
12 5 (2.19%) SharePoint
12 5 (2.19%) WebSphere Portal
13 4 (1.75%) FileNet
13 4 (1.75%) iPlanet
14 2 (0.88%) Node.js
14 2 (0.88%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.32%) SPSS
3 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Maximo
2 4 (1.75%) Fredhopper
2 4 (1.75%) Staffware
3 3 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.32%) assyst
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.39%) Amazon S3
2 10 (4.39%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (2.19%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.75%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.32%) Google Checkout
5 3 (1.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.44%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.09%) HTTP
2 21 (9.21%) TCP/IP
3 18 (7.89%) SAN
4 15 (6.58%) LDAP
5 14 (6.14%) DNS
6 13 (5.70%) Firewall
7 12 (5.26%) SSL
8 5 (2.19%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.75%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.32%) Internet
11 2 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.88%) FTP
11 2 (0.88%) X.500
12 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (23.68%) DB2
2 13 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.70%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.95%) MySQL
4 8 (3.51%) DbVisualizer
4 8 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.07%) Big Data
6 3 (1.32%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.44%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.44%) Informix
8 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (7.46%) JUnit
2 14 (6.14%) Introscope
3 11 (4.82%) Selenium
3 11 (4.82%) Cucumber
4 10 (4.39%) Subversion
5 8 (3.51%) LoadRunner
6 7 (3.07%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.07%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.63%) Maven
8 5 (2.19%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (2.19%) Ant
8 5 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.75%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.32%) TestComplete
10 3 (1.32%) JBehave
10 3 (1.32%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.88%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.88%) IntelliJ
General
1 40 (17.54%) Retail
2 36 (15.79%) Finance
3 12 (5.26%) Banking
4 6 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.19%) Publishing
6 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.75%) Automotive
7 3 (1.32%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (26.32%) Developer
2 30 (13.16%) Analyst
3 24 (10.53%) Architect
3 24 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 19 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
5 18 (7.89%) WebSphere Specialist
6 17 (7.46%) Administrator
7 16 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (6.14%) Applications Specialist
9 12 (5.26%) WebSphere Server Specialist
9 12 (5.26%) Server Specialist
9 12 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.82%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.82%) Consultant
11 10 (4.39%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.95%) WebSphere Administrator
12 9 (3.95%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.51%) WebSphere Engineer
13 8 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (22.37%) XML
2 48 (21.05%) HTML
3 47 (20.61%) WebSphere MQ
4 42 (18.42%) Web Services
5 32 (14.04%) Spring
6 31 (13.60%) J2EE
7 29 (12.72%) Middleware
8 22 (9.65%) SOAP
9 21 (9.21%) CSS
10 19 (8.33%) HTML5
11 18 (7.89%) JSON
12 17 (7.46%) JSP
12 17 (7.46%) REST
13 16 (7.02%) EJB
13 16 (7.02%) JMS
14 14 (6.14%) Ajax
15 12 (5.26%) Worklight
15 12 (5.26%) Hibernate
16 10 (4.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 10 (4.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.26%) Clustering
2 12 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 11 (4.82%) DataPower
4 9 (3.95%) AS400
5 8 (3.51%) iSeries
5 8 (3.51%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.75%) CMDB
7 4 (1.75%) HACMP
8 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.88%) Open Source
9 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.88%) User Experience
9 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 95 (41.67%) Linux
2 65 (28.51%) UNIX
3 53 (23.25%) AIX
4 38 (16.67%) Windows
5 25 (10.96%) Solaris
5 25 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.51%) zOS
7 6 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.75%) SUSE
10 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (14.91%) E-Commerce
3 27 (11.84%) TDD
4 25 (10.96%) Analytics
5 22 (9.65%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (8.33%) ITIL
7 18 (7.89%) SOA
8 14 (6.14%) System Testing
8 14 (6.14%) Mentoring
9 13 (5.70%) High Availability
10 12 (5.26%) BDD
11 11 (4.82%) OO
11 11 (4.82%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.82%) Unit Testing
12 10 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (3.95%) Configuration Management
13 9 (3.95%) ETL
13 9 (3.95%) Automated Testing
13 9 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 96 (42.11%) Java
2 41 (17.98%) JavaScript
3 39 (17.11%) SQL
4 25 (10.96%) Shell Script
5 19 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 16 (7.02%) Python
7 15 (6.58%) Korn
8 13 (5.70%) Jython
9 10 (4.39%) Perl
10 6 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.75%) C
11 4 (1.75%) C#
12 3 (1.32%) XPath
13 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.88%) Ruby
13 2 (0.88%) C++
13 2 (0.88%) COBOL
13 2 (0.88%) JCL
14 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.44%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 24 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.65%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.46%) Degree
4 7 (3.07%) ISEB
5 6 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.75%) SCSA
6 4 (1.75%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.44%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.02%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.39%) Oracle Clusterware
2 10 (4.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (2.19%) Veritas File System
3 5 (2.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.32%) OCFS2
5 3 (1.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 18 (7.89%) Tivoli
2 15 (6.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (3.07%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.75%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.88%) Puppet
6 2 (0.88%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.88%) SCCM
6 2 (0.88%) SCOM
6 2 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.44%) Control-M
7 1 (0.44%) Netcool
7 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.44%) Ansible
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.44%) yum
Vendors
1 91 (39.91%) IBM
2 44 (19.30%) Oracle
3 29 (12.72%) Red Hat
4 20 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.14%) Sun
6 13 (5.70%) Adobe
6 13 (5.70%) SAP
7 11 (4.82%) Cognos
7 11 (4.82%) AppDynamics
8 10 (4.39%) HP
9 9 (3.95%) Google
10 8 (3.51%) Citrix
10 8 (3.51%) VMware
11 6 (2.63%) Coremetrics
12 5 (2.19%) TIBCO
12 5 (2.19%) Remedy
12 5 (2.19%) Veritas
12 5 (2.19%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.75%) EMC
14 3 (1.32%) webMethods
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