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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 142 94 123
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +29
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 101 182 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 2.08% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.97% 12.08% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 104 57
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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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
1692 1506 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.23% 17.24% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 836 841
Average daily rate £360 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.04 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -22 29 £431 -4.16% 10
Buckinghamshire +5 25 £488 +2.63% 1
Hampshire -55 17 £405 +21.34% 1
Surrey +1 15 £513 +17.14% 3
Oxfordshire -11 5 £450 -21.73%
West Sussex +4 4 £438 +82.29%
East Sussex -14 1 £450 +24.13%
Middlesex - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 110 (42.47%) IBM
2 84 (32.43%) Java
3 73 (28.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 67 (25.87%) SQL
5 65 (25.10%) UNIX
5 65 (25.10%) WebSphere MQ
6 60 (23.17%) Oracle
7 58 (22.39%) Finance
8 48 (18.53%) Linux
9 46 (17.76%) DB2
9 46 (17.76%) Web Services
10 45 (17.37%) E-Commerce
11 42 (16.22%) Middleware
12 41 (15.83%) J2EE
13 40 (15.44%) XML
14 39 (15.06%) SOAP
14 39 (15.06%) Windows
15 38 (14.67%) AIX
15 38 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (13.51%) JBoss
16 35 (13.51%) JavaScript
17 34 (13.13%) Retail
18 33 (12.74%) HTML
19 28 (10.81%) SOA
20 27 (10.42%) ITIL
21 26 (10.04%) Security Cleared
22 24 (9.27%) LDAP
23 23 (8.88%) Solaris
23 23 (8.88%) Oracle Database
24 22 (8.49%) TOGAF

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 73 (28.19%) WebSphere Application Server
2 21 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 15 (5.79%) IBM HTTP Server
3 15 (5.79%) Apache
4 13 (5.02%) MQSeries
5 11 (4.25%) Liferay
5 11 (4.25%) IIS
6 10 (3.86%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.47%) WebSphere Process Server
7 9 (3.47%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.70%) Commerce Server
9 6 (2.32%) CICS
10 4 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (1.54%) Drupal
11 3 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (1.16%) CMS
12 2 (0.77%) ATG Dynamo
12 2 (0.77%) Escenic
Applications
1 3 (1.16%) MS Office
2 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.09%) Maximo
2 4 (1.54%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.16%) Staffware
4 2 (0.77%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.77%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.77%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.39%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.39%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.27%) LDAP
2 20 (7.72%) HTTP
2 20 (7.72%) Internet
3 17 (6.56%) SAN
4 15 (5.79%) Firewall
4 15 (5.79%) SSL
5 12 (4.63%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.86%) DNS
7 9 (3.47%) Intranet
8 5 (1.93%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.54%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.54%) ATM
10 3 (1.16%) FTP
11 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.77%) SDH
11 2 (0.77%) WAN
11 2 (0.77%) MPLS
11 2 (0.77%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.39%) SSH
12 1 (0.39%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.76%) DB2
2 23 (8.88%) Oracle Database
3 17 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.86%) DTS
5 5 (1.93%) SQLPlus
6 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.16%) Big Data
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.77%) MySQL
8 2 (0.77%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.77%) DataStage
8 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (5.02%) Eclipse
2 12 (4.63%) Introscope
3 9 (3.47%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.70%) Maven
5 5 (1.93%) Toad
6 4 (1.54%) ERwin
6 4 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.16%) Rational Rose
7 3 (1.16%) Ant
8 2 (0.77%) JUnit
8 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.77%) JIRA
8 2 (0.77%) Subversion
9 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.39%) Lombardi
9 1 (0.39%) MyEclipse
9 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.39%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
General
1 58 (22.39%) Finance
2 34 (13.13%) Retail
3 14 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.86%) Banking
5 8 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.93%) Legal
7 4 (1.54%) Marketing
7 4 (1.54%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.16%) Electronics
9 2 (0.77%) Front Office
9 2 (0.77%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (24.71%) Developer
2 59 (22.78%) Analyst
3 53 (20.46%) Architect
4 25 (9.65%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (7.34%) Administrator
5 19 (7.34%) Java Developer
6 18 (6.95%) Consultant
7 17 (6.56%) WebSphere Developer
7 17 (6.56%) Programmer
8 15 (5.79%) RPG Programmer
8 15 (5.79%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 15 (5.79%) Technical Architect
8 15 (5.79%) Analyst Programmer
9 13 (5.02%) Deployment Analyst
10 12 (4.63%) Business Analyst
11 11 (4.25%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.47%) Designer
12 9 (3.47%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.09%) Test Manager
13 8 (3.09%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (25.10%) WebSphere MQ
2 46 (17.76%) Web Services
3 42 (16.22%) Middleware
4 41 (15.83%) J2EE
5 40 (15.44%) XML
6 39 (15.06%) SOAP
7 33 (12.74%) HTML
8 22 (8.49%) Spring
8 22 (8.49%) .NET
9 18 (6.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 17 (6.56%) CSS
11 14 (5.41%) Hibernate
12 13 (5.02%) REST
12 13 (5.02%) JMS
13 12 (4.63%) JDBC
14 11 (4.25%) JSP
15 10 (3.86%) WSDL
15 10 (3.86%) Dojo
16 8 (3.09%) XSLT
17 7 (2.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.56%) Clustering
2 16 (6.18%) iSeries
2 16 (6.18%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.63%) DataPower
4 9 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.47%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.47%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.32%) AS400
7 5 (1.93%) HACMP
8 4 (1.54%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.16%) DTV
10 2 (0.77%) PMI
10 2 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.39%) Tandem
11 1 (0.39%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (25.10%) UNIX
2 48 (18.53%) Linux
3 39 (15.06%) Windows
4 38 (14.67%) AIX
5 23 (8.88%) Solaris
6 8 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.93%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.16%) zOS
10 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) Android
11 1 (0.39%) SUSE
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.37%) E-Commerce
2 38 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (10.81%) SOA
4 27 (10.42%) ITIL
5 22 (8.49%) TOGAF
6 17 (6.56%) Scrum
6 17 (6.56%) Change Management
7 16 (6.18%) OO
8 13 (5.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (5.02%) UML
9 12 (4.63%) High Availability
9 12 (4.63%) Mentoring
9 12 (4.63%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (3.86%) Migration
11 9 (3.47%) Test Scripting
12 8 (3.09%) OOP
12 8 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.09%) Workflow
12 8 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 84 (32.43%) Java
2 67 (25.87%) SQL
3 35 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.34%) RPG IV
4 19 (7.34%) RPG
5 16 (6.18%) Shell Script
6 15 (5.79%) Korn
7 10 (3.86%) C
7 10 (3.86%) Python
7 10 (3.86%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.47%) Objective-C
8 9 (3.47%) COBOL
9 8 (3.09%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.70%) Perl
11 6 (2.32%) JCL
11 6 (2.32%) Jython
12 5 (1.93%) C#
13 4 (1.54%) RPG/400
14 2 (0.77%) ABAP
14 2 (0.77%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 26 (10.04%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.72%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.41%) Degree
4 4 (1.54%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.77%) ISEB
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PMP
7 1 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.93%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 8 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.32%) vSphere
3 5 (1.93%) OCFS2
3 5 (1.93%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (7.72%) Tivoli
2 10 (3.86%) CA Wily
3 9 (3.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.93%) CA SiteMinder
5 3 (1.16%) Netcool
5 3 (1.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (0.77%) nmon
7 1 (0.39%) WSUS
7 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 110 (42.47%) IBM
2 60 (23.17%) Oracle
3 35 (13.51%) JBoss
4 19 (7.34%) SAP
5 17 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 16 (6.18%) Sun
7 10 (3.86%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.86%) ATG
8 9 (3.47%) VMware
9 8 (3.09%) HP
10 7 (2.70%) NetApp
11 6 (2.32%) Software AG
11 6 (2.32%) EMC
11 6 (2.32%) FatWire
11 6 (2.32%) RedPrairie
12 5 (1.93%) hybris
12 5 (1.93%) Dell
12 5 (1.93%) CA
13 4 (1.54%) JDA
13 4 (1.54%) ILOG
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