The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 South East 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 106 84 123
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +39
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 154 186 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.67% 2.19% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 13.40% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 116 74
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £306 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £414
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1694 1388 1641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.42% 16.32% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 758 804
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 92 85
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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
Buckinghamshire +17 52 £425 - 1
Berkshire -22 40 £425 -1.16% 3
Hampshire -22 31 £425 +25.92% 3
Surrey +3 13 £450 +50.00% 4
Oxfordshire -19 7 £400 -17.09%
East Sussex +1 3 £450 +30.90%
West Sussex -4 1 £570 +62.85%
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England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 115 (40.35%) IBM
2 92 (32.28%) Java
3 77 (27.02%) UNIX
4 70 (24.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 69 (24.21%) SQL
6 65 (22.81%) Oracle
6 65 (22.81%) WebSphere MQ
7 60 (21.05%) Finance
8 57 (20.00%) Web Services
9 53 (18.60%) DB2
9 53 (18.60%) E-Commerce
10 52 (18.25%) Linux
11 49 (17.19%) J2EE
12 46 (16.14%) Windows
12 46 (16.14%) Retail
13 45 (15.79%) AIX
14 42 (14.74%) HTML
15 41 (14.39%) SOAP
16 40 (14.04%) JavaScript
17 38 (13.33%) XML
18 34 (11.93%) JBoss
19 33 (11.58%) Solaris
20 31 (10.88%) LDAP
20 31 (10.88%) Middleware
21 28 (9.82%) Security Cleared
22 27 (9.47%) Spring
23 26 (9.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
24 25 (8.77%) Tivoli
24 25 (8.77%) SOA
25 24 (8.42%) SQL Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 70 (24.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 22 (7.72%) WebLogic
3 14 (4.91%) Apache
4 13 (4.56%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 12 (4.21%) IIS
6 10 (3.51%) MQSeries
6 10 (3.51%) Liferay
7 9 (3.16%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.46%) Commerce Server
9 6 (2.11%) CICS
9 6 (2.11%) CMS
10 5 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.40%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (1.05%) Drupal
13 2 (0.70%) ATG Dynamo
13 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (1.40%) MS Office
2 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.21%) Maximo
2 3 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.70%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.70%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.70%) Staffware
3 2 (0.70%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.70%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.35%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.88%) LDAP
2 19 (6.67%) SAN
3 17 (5.96%) Internet
4 14 (4.91%) Firewall
5 13 (4.56%) HTTP
6 11 (3.86%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.16%) DNS
7 9 (3.16%) Intranet
8 8 (2.81%) SSL
9 6 (2.11%) FTP
10 5 (1.75%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.40%) ATM
11 4 (1.40%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.70%) WAN
12 2 (0.70%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.35%) Ethereal
13 1 (0.35%) tcpdump
13 1 (0.35%) snoop
13 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (18.60%) DB2
2 24 (8.42%) SQL Server
3 22 (7.72%) Oracle Database
4 15 (5.26%) DTS
5 5 (1.75%) SQLPlus
5 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.05%) DataStage
6 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.05%) Big Data
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.70%) MySQL
7 2 (0.70%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (4.91%) Eclipse
1 14 (4.91%) SoapUI
2 12 (4.21%) Introscope
3 6 (2.11%) Maven
3 6 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.05%) Toad
4 3 (1.05%) Ant
4 3 (1.05%) JUnit
5 2 (0.70%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.70%) ERwin
5 2 (0.70%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.70%) Subversion
5 2 (0.70%) JIRA
6 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.35%) MyEclipse
6 1 (0.35%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.35%) Lombardi
General
1 60 (21.05%) Finance
2 46 (16.14%) Retail
3 18 (6.32%) Banking
4 14 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.75%) Legal
7 4 (1.40%) Marketing
7 4 (1.40%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.05%) Electronics
9 2 (0.70%) Front Office
9 2 (0.70%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (25.61%) Analyst
2 70 (24.56%) Developer
3 49 (17.19%) Architect
4 25 (8.77%) Java Developer
5 22 (7.72%) Administrator
6 19 (6.67%) Consultant
7 18 (6.32%) WebSphere Developer
8 17 (5.96%) Deployment Analyst
9 16 (5.61%) Programmer
9 16 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (5.26%) Technical Architect
11 14 (4.91%) Analyst Programmer
11 14 (4.91%) RPG Programmer
11 14 (4.91%) RPG Analyst Programmer
12 13 (4.56%) Business Analyst
12 13 (4.56%) WebSphere Administrator
13 11 (3.86%) Project Manager
14 10 (3.51%) Designer
15 9 (3.16%) Test Manager
16 7 (2.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (22.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 57 (20.00%) Web Services
3 49 (17.19%) J2EE
4 42 (14.74%) HTML
5 41 (14.39%) SOAP
6 38 (13.33%) XML
7 31 (10.88%) Middleware
8 27 (9.47%) Spring
9 26 (9.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 24 (8.42%) .NET
11 21 (7.37%) CSS
12 16 (5.61%) JSP
12 16 (5.61%) Hibernate
13 14 (4.91%) JDBC
14 12 (4.21%) Dojo
15 10 (3.51%) XSLT
16 9 (3.16%) Struts
17 8 (2.81%) jQuery
17 8 (2.81%) Worklight
18 7 (2.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.96%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.61%) Clustering
3 13 (4.56%) DataPower
4 11 (3.86%) iSeries
4 11 (3.86%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.75%) HACMP
6 5 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.40%) AS400
8 3 (1.05%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.05%) DTV
9 2 (0.70%) PMI
9 2 (0.70%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.35%) Replication
10 1 (0.35%) Open Source
10 1 (0.35%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.35%) IPTV
10 1 (0.35%) Wiki
10 1 (0.35%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 77 (27.02%) UNIX
2 52 (18.25%) Linux
3 46 (16.14%) Windows
4 45 (15.79%) AIX
5 33 (11.58%) Solaris
6 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.05%) zOS
9 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.70%) Android
10 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.60%) E-Commerce
2 25 (8.77%) SOA
3 24 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (8.07%) Scrum
4 23 (8.07%) ITIL
5 21 (7.37%) Change Management
6 14 (4.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (4.21%) High Availability
7 12 (4.21%) OO
8 11 (3.86%) Migration
8 11 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (3.51%) Release Management
9 10 (3.51%) Test Scripting
10 9 (3.16%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.16%) PRINCE2
11 8 (2.81%) Content Management
11 8 (2.81%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (2.81%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (2.46%) Waterfall
12 7 (2.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (32.28%) Java
2 69 (24.21%) SQL
3 40 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.07%) Shell Script
5 19 (6.67%) Korn
6 16 (5.61%) RPG IV
6 16 (5.61%) RPG
7 11 (3.86%) Objective-C
8 8 (2.81%) Python
8 8 (2.81%) COBOL
8 8 (2.81%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.11%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.11%) C
9 6 (2.11%) Jython
9 6 (2.11%) JCL
10 5 (1.75%) Perl
11 4 (1.40%) C#
12 2 (0.70%) SAPscript
12 2 (0.70%) ABAP
12 2 (0.70%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 28 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.40%) IBM Certification
3 4 (1.40%) Degree
4 3 (1.05%) ISEB
4 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.35%) PMP
6 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.21%) QA
2 5 (1.75%) SLA
3 3 (1.05%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (4.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 8 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.11%) vSphere
4 5 (1.75%) OCFS2
4 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (8.77%) Tivoli
2 13 (4.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (3.51%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.40%) nmon
4 4 (1.40%) CA SiteMinder
5 3 (1.05%) Netcool
5 3 (1.05%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 115 (40.35%) IBM
2 65 (22.81%) Oracle
3 34 (11.93%) JBoss
4 19 (6.67%) Sun
4 19 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 17 (5.96%) SAP
6 12 (4.21%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.51%) ATG
8 8 (2.81%) VMware
9 6 (2.11%) RedPrairie
9 6 (2.11%) FatWire
9 6 (2.11%) HP
10 5 (1.75%) Dell
10 5 (1.75%) EMC
10 5 (1.75%) Apple
10 5 (1.75%) NetApp
10 5 (1.75%) Remedy
10 5 (1.75%) hybris
11 4 (1.40%) Ab Initio
11 4 (1.40%) CA
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