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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 139 110 82
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 125 154 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 1.72% 2.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.00% 9.28% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 86 109
Average daily rate
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£450 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £547 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £31.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.58% +6.25%
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
1563 1659 1413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.70% 18.52% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 901 750
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 77 94
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.09 £50.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +23 61 £475 +26.32% 6
Buckinghamshire -26 22 £325 -23.52% 2
Hampshire -12 20 £469 +20.96%
Oxfordshire -12 14 £411 +2.81% 1
Surrey -10 8 £475 +5.55% 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 112 (44.80%) Java
2 104 (41.60%) IBM
3 96 (38.40%) Linux
4 76 (30.40%) UNIX
4 76 (30.40%) DB2
5 73 (29.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 70 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (26.00%) AIX
8 54 (21.60%) XML
9 53 (21.20%) HTML
9 53 (21.20%) WebSphere MQ
10 51 (20.40%) Web Services
11 47 (18.80%) JavaScript
12 45 (18.00%) SQL
13 44 (17.60%) Oracle
14 43 (17.20%) Windows
14 43 (17.20%) Finance
15 39 (15.60%) E-Commerce
15 39 (15.60%) Retail
16 38 (15.20%) Spring
17 36 (14.40%) JBoss
18 33 (13.20%) Solaris
18 33 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (12.80%) TDD
19 32 (12.80%) J2EE
19 32 (12.80%) WebLogic
20 29 (11.60%) Shell Script
20 29 (11.60%) Analytics
21 28 (11.20%) Middleware
22 26 (10.40%) Tomcat

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 73 (29.20%) WebSphere Application Server
2 36 (14.40%) JBoss
3 32 (12.80%) WebLogic
4 26 (10.40%) Tomcat
5 24 (9.60%) Apache
6 15 (6.00%) Commerce Server
7 14 (5.60%) IBM HTTP Server
8 11 (4.40%) MS Exchange
9 9 (3.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (2.40%) Apache Solr
10 6 (2.40%) MQSeries
10 6 (2.40%) IIS
10 6 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (1.20%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.20%) Node.js
12 3 (1.20%) iPlanet
12 3 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
4 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (8.40%) Maximo
2 4 (1.60%) Staffware
2 4 (1.60%) Fredhopper
3 3 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.20%) assyst
3 3 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.40%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.20%) Amazon S3
2 13 (5.20%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (2.40%) Google Analytics
4 5 (2.00%) Google Checkout
5 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.40%) Boomi
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.40%) HTTP
2 19 (7.60%) SAN
3 15 (6.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.00%) SSL
5 9 (3.60%) LDAP
6 7 (2.80%) Firewall
7 6 (2.40%) Internet
8 4 (1.60%) DNS
8 4 (1.60%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.20%) Intranet
10 2 (0.80%) FTP
10 2 (0.80%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.80%) X.500
10 2 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (30.40%) DB2
2 16 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.80%) Big Data
5 8 (3.20%) DbVisualizer
5 8 (3.20%) MySQL
6 6 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.80%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.80%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.40%) Informix
Development Applications
1 20 (8.00%) JUnit
2 14 (5.60%) Cucumber
3 13 (5.20%) Subversion
4 12 (4.80%) Selenium
5 10 (4.00%) Introscope
6 9 (3.60%) LoadRunner
6 9 (3.60%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.80%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.80%) HP UFT
8 6 (2.40%) Maven
9 5 (2.00%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.60%) TestComplete
10 4 (1.60%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.60%) ClearCase
10 4 (1.60%) Ant
11 3 (1.20%) JBehave
11 3 (1.20%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.20%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.80%) eggPlant
General
1 43 (17.20%) Finance
2 39 (15.60%) Retail
3 10 (4.00%) Banking
4 6 (2.40%) Marketing
4 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.60%) Publishing
5 4 (1.60%) Automotive
6 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 2 (0.80%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.80%) Billing
7 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (30.80%) Developer
2 33 (13.20%) Analyst
3 28 (11.20%) Java Developer
4 27 (10.80%) Architect
5 22 (8.80%) WebSphere Developer
6 17 (6.80%) Consultant
7 16 (6.40%) Administrator
7 16 (6.40%) WebSphere Specialist
8 14 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.80%) Applications Specialist
10 11 (4.40%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.40%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.40%) Test Analyst
11 10 (4.00%) Server Specialist
11 10 (4.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
12 9 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.60%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.60%) Java Software Engineer
13 8 (3.20%) Ab Initio Developer
13 8 (3.20%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.60%) XML
2 53 (21.20%) HTML
2 53 (21.20%) WebSphere MQ
3 51 (20.40%) Web Services
4 38 (15.20%) Spring
5 32 (12.80%) J2EE
6 28 (11.20%) Middleware
7 26 (10.40%) CSS
8 24 (9.60%) SOAP
8 24 (9.60%) JMS
9 21 (8.40%) JSON
9 21 (8.40%) REST
10 20 (8.00%) HTML5
11 19 (7.60%) EJB
12 18 (7.20%) Ajax
13 15 (6.00%) JSP
14 13 (5.20%) Hibernate
14 13 (5.20%) Java EE
14 13 (5.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 9 (3.60%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.00%) DataPower
3 17 (6.80%) Clustering
4 16 (6.40%) AS400
5 15 (6.00%) iSeries
6 14 (5.60%) Mainframe
7 9 (3.60%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.20%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.20%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (2.00%) User Experience
9 5 (2.00%) CMDB
10 4 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.20%) IVR
11 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 96 (38.40%) Linux
2 76 (30.40%) UNIX
3 65 (26.00%) AIX
4 43 (17.20%) Windows
5 33 (13.20%) Solaris
6 16 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.60%) zOS
8 3 (1.20%) SUSE
8 3 (1.20%) Android
8 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (15.60%) E-Commerce
3 32 (12.80%) TDD
4 29 (11.60%) Analytics
5 22 (8.80%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (8.80%) SOA
6 20 (8.00%) ITIL
7 19 (7.60%) High Availability
8 17 (6.80%) OO
8 17 (6.80%) Configuration Management
8 17 (6.80%) System Testing
9 16 (6.40%) Unit Testing
10 15 (6.00%) BDD
10 15 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.20%) Software Engineering
11 13 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (4.80%) B2C
12 12 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.40%) Web Development
13 11 (4.40%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 112 (44.80%) Java
2 47 (18.80%) JavaScript
3 45 (18.00%) SQL
4 29 (11.60%) Shell Script
5 17 (6.80%) Korn
6 16 (6.40%) Bash Shell
7 12 (4.80%) Python
8 9 (3.60%) Jython
9 6 (2.40%) Perl
10 5 (2.00%) C#
11 4 (1.60%) C
12 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.20%) XPath
12 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.80%) Ruby
13 2 (0.80%) ABAP
13 2 (0.80%) COBOL
13 2 (0.80%) SAPscript
13 2 (0.80%) JCL
13 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (7.20%) Degree
2 16 (6.40%) SC Cleared
2 16 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.60%) IBM Certification
4 6 (2.40%) ISEB
4 6 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.80%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.80%) SCSA
7 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.80%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (4.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 12 (4.80%) Oracle Clusterware
2 9 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.80%) Veritas File System
3 2 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (8.80%) Tivoli
2 19 (7.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (2.80%) CA Wily
4 5 (2.00%) XenMobile
4 5 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.60%) Netcool
6 3 (1.20%) SCCM
7 2 (0.80%) SCOM
7 2 (0.80%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.80%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.80%) Puppet
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.40%) yum
8 1 (0.40%) Ansible
8 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.40%) Control-M
8 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 104 (41.60%) IBM
2 44 (17.60%) Oracle
3 24 (9.60%) Microsoft
4 20 (8.00%) SAP
4 20 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.20%) Citrix
6 12 (4.80%) Sun
6 12 (4.80%) Google
7 11 (4.40%) Adobe
8 9 (3.60%) Coremetrics
8 9 (3.60%) Ab Initio
9 8 (3.20%) TIBCO
9 8 (3.20%) Remedy
10 7 (2.80%) HP
10 7 (2.80%) Cognos
10 7 (2.80%) VMware
10 7 (2.80%) AppDynamics
11 6 (2.40%) Business Objects
12 5 (2.00%) PayPal
13 3 (1.20%) Pega
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