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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 145 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 119 132 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.18% 1.36% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.98% 8.21% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 70 63
Average daily rate
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£420 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £310 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.38 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-6.03% +43.28%
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
1704 1608 1478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.93% 16.62% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 877 800
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £186 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 83 95
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.09 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Buckinghamshire +1 46 £325 -31.57% 2
Berkshire -2 42 £476 +35.85% 13
Hampshire -40 12 £413 +10.20%
Oxfordshire -14 8 £410 -8.88%
Surrey -3 4 - -
East Sussex - 3 - -
West Sussex -19 2 £420 +5.00%
Sussex - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 88 (40.55%) Java
2 83 (38.25%) Linux
3 77 (35.48%) IBM
4 71 (32.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 54 (24.88%) UNIX
6 48 (22.12%) XML
6 48 (22.12%) WebSphere MQ
7 45 (20.74%) Web Services
8 44 (20.28%) AIX
9 41 (18.89%) HTML
9 41 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (18.43%) SQL
11 38 (17.51%) DB2
12 37 (17.05%) Oracle
13 34 (15.67%) Windows
13 34 (15.67%) Retail
14 33 (15.21%) Finance
15 31 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 30 (13.82%) Middleware
16 30 (13.82%) TDD
16 30 (13.82%) Security Cleared
17 29 (13.36%) Spring
17 29 (13.36%) WebLogic
18 27 (12.44%) Apache
19 26 (11.98%) JBoss
19 26 (11.98%) SOAP
20 24 (11.06%) Red Hat
20 24 (11.06%) E-Commerce
20 24 (11.06%) SC Cleared
21 22 (10.14%) Analytics

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (32.72%) WebSphere Application Server
2 29 (13.36%) WebLogic
3 27 (12.44%) Apache
4 26 (11.98%) JBoss
5 20 (9.22%) IBM HTTP Server
6 19 (8.76%) Tomcat
7 12 (5.53%) Adobe CQ
8 9 (4.15%) Commerce Server
9 8 (3.69%) IIS
10 7 (3.23%) SharePoint
10 7 (3.23%) FileNet
10 7 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
10 7 (3.23%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.84%) iPlanet
12 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.38%) Documentum
12 3 (1.38%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.38%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.84%) SPSS
3 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.46%) MS Office
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Maximo
2 4 (1.84%) Fredhopper
3 3 (1.38%) assyst
3 3 (1.38%) Staffware
4 2 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.92%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.61%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (4.61%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.23%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.84%) SaaS
5 2 (0.92%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.92%) Google Checkout
6 1 (0.46%) Boomi
6 1 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.22%) HTTP
2 19 (8.76%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.45%) DNS
3 14 (6.45%) LDAP
4 13 (5.99%) SAN
4 13 (5.99%) Firewall
5 10 (4.61%) SSL
6 6 (2.76%) Kerberos
7 5 (2.30%) SDH
7 5 (2.30%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.30%) MPLS
8 4 (1.84%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.92%) FTP
9 2 (0.92%) X.500
9 2 (0.92%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.51%) DB2
2 12 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.53%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.69%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.76%) MySQL
4 6 (2.76%) DbVisualizer
5 5 (2.30%) Big Data
5 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.38%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.46%) SQLite
8 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (7.83%) JUnit
2 14 (6.45%) Introscope
3 11 (5.07%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.15%) Selenium
5 8 (3.69%) Subversion
6 7 (3.23%) Toad
7 6 (2.76%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.76%) Maven
7 6 (2.76%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.30%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.84%) Ant
9 4 (1.84%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.38%) JBehave
10 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.92%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.92%) ProC
11 2 (0.92%) Log4j
General
1 34 (15.67%) Retail
2 33 (15.21%) Finance
3 13 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.07%) Banking
5 7 (3.23%) Publishing
6 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.84%) Automotive
7 3 (1.38%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.92%) Legal
8 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Front Office
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (23.04%) Developer
2 26 (11.98%) Analyst
3 25 (11.52%) Architect
4 21 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.22%) WebSphere Specialist
6 16 (7.37%) Applications Specialist
7 14 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.45%) WebSphere Developer
7 14 (6.45%) Server Specialist
7 14 (6.45%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 13 (5.99%) Administrator
9 11 (5.07%) Consultant
9 11 (5.07%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.15%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.15%) WebSphere Administrator
11 8 (3.69%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.69%) WebSphere Engineer
12 7 (3.23%) Software Engineer
13 6 (2.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.12%) XML
1 48 (22.12%) WebSphere MQ
2 45 (20.74%) Web Services
3 41 (18.89%) HTML
4 30 (13.82%) Middleware
5 29 (13.36%) Spring
6 26 (11.98%) SOAP
7 22 (10.14%) J2EE
8 19 (8.76%) JMS
9 18 (8.29%) HTML5
10 17 (7.83%) REST
10 17 (7.83%) JSON
10 17 (7.83%) CSS
11 16 (7.37%) EJB
12 15 (6.91%) JSP
13 12 (5.53%) WSDL
14 11 (5.07%) .NET
15 10 (4.61%) Ajax
15 10 (4.61%) Worklight
16 9 (4.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.53%) Clustering
3 9 (4.15%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.15%) DataPower
4 7 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (2.30%) iSeries
5 5 (2.30%) AS400
6 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.84%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.38%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.38%) Social Media
7 3 (1.38%) HACMP
8 2 (0.92%) SecurID
8 2 (0.92%) User Experience
8 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.92%) CMDB
8 2 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (38.25%) Linux
2 54 (24.88%) UNIX
3 44 (20.28%) AIX
4 34 (15.67%) Windows
5 22 (10.14%) Solaris
6 20 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.76%) zOS
8 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.84%) SUSE
10 1 (0.46%) Android
10 1 (0.46%) HPUX
10 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (13.82%) TDD
3 24 (11.06%) E-Commerce
4 22 (10.14%) Analytics
5 17 (7.83%) ITIL
6 15 (6.91%) Software Engineering
7 14 (6.45%) SOA
8 13 (5.99%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (5.07%) High Availability
11 10 (4.61%) BDD
11 10 (4.61%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.15%) System Testing
12 9 (4.15%) ETL
12 9 (4.15%) OO
12 9 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.69%) Scrum
13 8 (3.69%) MVC
13 8 (3.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (40.55%) Java
2 40 (18.43%) SQL
3 31 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 20 (9.22%) Shell Script
4 20 (9.22%) Bash Shell
5 14 (6.45%) Python
6 12 (5.53%) PL/SQL
7 11 (5.07%) Korn
7 11 (5.07%) Jython
8 10 (4.61%) Perl
9 5 (2.30%) C
9 5 (2.30%) C#
10 3 (1.38%) C++
10 3 (1.38%) XPath
11 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.92%) Ruby
12 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.46%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.46%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.06%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.37%) Degree
4 6 (2.76%) ISEB
5 5 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.84%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.84%) SCSA
7 3 (1.38%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.46%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.91%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (2.30%) Veritas File System
3 5 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.84%) vSphere
4 4 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.38%) OCFS2
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (5.53%) Tivoli
2 9 (4.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (3.23%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.92%) Puppet
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.92%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.92%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.46%) Ansible
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.46%) yum
5 1 (0.46%) Netcool
5 1 (0.46%) Control-M
5 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 77 (35.48%) IBM
2 37 (17.05%) Oracle
3 24 (11.06%) Red Hat
4 17 (7.83%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.99%) Cognos
6 11 (5.07%) Adobe
6 11 (5.07%) Sun
7 10 (4.61%) AppDynamics
8 9 (4.15%) SAP
9 8 (3.69%) HP
10 6 (2.76%) VMware
11 5 (2.30%) MetaSolv
11 5 (2.30%) Cramer
11 5 (2.30%) Remedy
11 5 (2.30%) Google
11 5 (2.30%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.30%) Lotus
11 5 (2.30%) Veritas
11 5 (2.30%) BEA
12 4 (1.84%) EMC
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