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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 192 116 126
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 68 133 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 1.57% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.91% 8.91% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 69 60
Average daily rate
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£424 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
1740 1492 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.96% 17.67% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 843 809
Average daily rate £365 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 60 85
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.38 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 23 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 23 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 -17 21 £450 +12.50% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 18 £450 +28.57% 4
Hampshire -54 12 £396 -0.93% 7
Surrey -4 8 £463 -2.63% 2
West Sussex +4 3 £305 +28.42% 1
Oxfordshire -13 2 £450 +1.12%
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 109 (48.88%) IBM
2 79 (35.43%) Java
3 70 (31.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 63 (28.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 62 (27.80%) SQL
6 56 (25.11%) Finance
7 49 (21.97%) Oracle
8 46 (20.63%) UNIX
8 46 (20.63%) Linux
9 43 (19.28%) DB2
10 38 (17.04%) JavaScript
10 38 (17.04%) HTML
10 38 (17.04%) AIX
11 34 (15.25%) Windows
11 34 (15.25%) XML
11 34 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (13.00%) E-Commerce
12 29 (13.00%) Middleware
13 28 (12.56%) JBoss
14 26 (11.66%) Web Services
14 26 (11.66%) ITIL
15 25 (11.21%) J2EE
16 22 (9.87%) Retail
16 22 (9.87%) TOGAF
16 22 (9.87%) Spring
17 21 (9.42%) SOAP
17 21 (9.42%) CSS
17 21 (9.42%) LDAP
18 20 (8.97%) Tivoli
19 19 (8.52%) RPG

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 70 (31.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 28 (12.56%) JBoss
3 15 (6.73%) Apache
4 14 (6.28%) IBM HTTP Server
5 13 (5.83%) WebLogic
6 11 (4.93%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.93%) MQSeries
7 10 (4.48%) WebSphere Process Server
8 9 (4.04%) Liferay
9 7 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (2.69%) Commerce Server
11 4 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.79%) IIS
11 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (1.35%) Drupal
12 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) MS Office
2 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.45%) MS Project
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Maximo
2 4 (1.79%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.35%) Staffware
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
4 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.45%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.42%) LDAP
2 19 (8.52%) HTTP
3 18 (8.07%) Internet
4 16 (7.17%) Firewall
5 15 (6.73%) TCP/IP
6 14 (6.28%) SSL
7 13 (5.83%) SAN
8 10 (4.48%) DNS
9 8 (3.59%) Intranet
10 5 (2.24%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.79%) ATM
11 4 (1.79%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.35%) FTP
13 2 (0.90%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.90%) SDH
13 2 (0.90%) MPLS
13 2 (0.90%) BIG-IP
14 1 (0.45%) Ethereal
14 1 (0.45%) SSH
14 1 (0.45%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.28%) DB2
2 16 (7.17%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.59%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.24%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.24%) SQLPlus
5 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.79%) DTS
6 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.90%) DataStage
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) SQLite
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.45%) Big Data
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (5.38%) Eclipse
2 9 (4.04%) Introscope
3 7 (3.14%) Maven
4 4 (1.79%) Toad
4 4 (1.79%) ERwin
5 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.35%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.90%) Ant
6 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.45%) Lombardi
7 1 (0.45%) JIRA
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.45%) Subversion
7 1 (0.45%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.45%) MyEclipse
7 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 56 (25.11%) Finance
2 22 (9.87%) Retail
3 13 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.04%) Banking
5 8 (3.59%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.24%) Legal
7 4 (1.79%) Marketing
7 4 (1.79%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.35%) Electronics
9 2 (0.90%) Automotive
9 2 (0.90%) Front Office
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (24.66%) Developer
2 49 (21.97%) Architect
3 46 (20.63%) Analyst
4 24 (10.76%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (8.07%) Java Developer
6 17 (7.62%) Consultant
7 15 (6.73%) RPG Programmer
7 15 (6.73%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 15 (6.73%) Technical Architect
7 15 (6.73%) Programmer
7 15 (6.73%) Analyst Programmer
7 15 (6.73%) Administrator
8 13 (5.83%) WebSphere Developer
9 12 (5.38%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.04%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.59%) Mobile Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.14%) Deployment Analyst
12 7 (3.14%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.14%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.69%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (28.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 38 (17.04%) HTML
3 34 (15.25%) XML
4 29 (13.00%) Middleware
5 26 (11.66%) Web Services
6 25 (11.21%) J2EE
7 22 (9.87%) Spring
8 21 (9.42%) SOAP
8 21 (9.42%) CSS
9 15 (6.73%) JDBC
10 14 (6.28%) JMS
10 14 (6.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 13 (5.83%) REST
11 13 (5.83%) Hibernate
11 13 (5.83%) JSP
12 12 (5.38%) WSDL
13 11 (4.93%) .NET
14 10 (4.48%) Dojo
15 9 (4.04%) XSLT
16 8 (3.59%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.73%) Mobile App
2 15 (6.73%) iSeries
2 15 (6.73%) Clustering
3 13 (5.83%) DataPower
4 9 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.04%) Mainframe
4 9 (4.04%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.24%) AS400
6 5 (2.24%) HACMP
7 4 (1.79%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.79%) PKI
8 3 (1.35%) DTV
9 2 (0.90%) PMI
10 1 (0.45%) Wiki
10 1 (0.45%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.63%) UNIX
1 46 (20.63%) Linux
2 38 (17.04%) AIX
3 34 (15.25%) Windows
4 18 (8.07%) Solaris
5 7 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.35%) zOS
9 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.45%) Android
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.45%) SUSE
10 1 (0.45%) HPUX
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (13.00%) E-Commerce
3 26 (11.66%) ITIL
4 22 (9.87%) TOGAF
5 19 (8.52%) SOA
6 16 (7.17%) Scrum
7 15 (6.73%) OO
8 13 (5.83%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (4.93%) UML
10 10 (4.48%) Change Management
10 10 (4.48%) Migration
10 10 (4.48%) High Availability
10 10 (4.48%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.04%) Unit Testing
12 8 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.59%) Waterfall
12 8 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (3.59%) Software Engineering
13 7 (3.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (35.43%) Java
2 62 (27.80%) SQL
3 38 (17.04%) JavaScript
4 19 (8.52%) RPG
4 19 (8.52%) RPG IV
5 16 (7.17%) Shell Script
6 13 (5.83%) Perl
7 11 (4.93%) C
8 10 (4.48%) Korn
9 9 (4.04%) Objective-C
10 8 (3.59%) Python
10 8 (3.59%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.14%) AWK
11 7 (3.14%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.79%) Jython
12 4 (1.79%) RPG/400
13 3 (1.35%) C#
13 3 (1.35%) COBOL
14 1 (0.45%) XPath
14 1 (0.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.28%) Degree
3 12 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.79%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.90%) ISEB
7 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.24%) OCFS2
2 5 (2.24%) vSphere
2 5 (2.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.45%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 20 (8.97%) Tivoli
2 8 (3.59%) CA Wily
3 5 (2.24%) CA SiteMinder
3 5 (2.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (1.35%) Netcool
5 3 (1.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (0.90%) nmon
7 1 (0.45%) WSUS
7 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 109 (48.88%) IBM
2 49 (21.97%) Oracle
3 13 (5.83%) Red Hat
4 12 (5.38%) Sun
5 10 (4.48%) SAP
6 8 (3.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.59%) HP
6 8 (3.59%) VMware
7 7 (3.14%) Software AG
7 7 (3.14%) NetApp
8 6 (2.69%) EMC
9 5 (2.24%) hybris
9 5 (2.24%) ATG
9 5 (2.24%) FatWire
9 5 (2.24%) Dell
9 5 (2.24%) CA
10 4 (1.79%) ILOG
11 3 (1.35%) F5
11 3 (1.35%) webMethods
11 3 (1.35%) BEA
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