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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 153 92 120
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +28
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 90 162 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 1.86% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.45% 10.51% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 93 64
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
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
1652 1541 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.01% 17.69% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 871 841
Average daily rate £360 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 63 94
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 1 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 1 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 -15 24 £450 +4.65% 12
Buckinghamshire +13 21 £438 +16.66% 2
Hampshire -48 20 £403 +4.68% 5
Surrey +3 11 £425 -2.85% 1
Oxfordshire -13 5 £450 -21.73%
West Sussex +6 3 £305 +27.08%
Middlesex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 112 (45.71%) IBM
2 75 (30.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 73 (29.80%) Java
4 66 (26.94%) SQL
5 65 (26.53%) WebSphere MQ
6 55 (22.45%) UNIX
7 54 (22.04%) Finance
8 51 (20.82%) Linux
9 48 (19.59%) Oracle
10 44 (17.96%) DB2
11 43 (17.55%) Web Services
12 42 (17.14%) Middleware
13 41 (16.73%) XML
13 41 (16.73%) AIX
14 38 (15.51%) Windows
15 37 (15.10%) SOAP
16 36 (14.69%) J2EE
16 36 (14.69%) JavaScript
16 36 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (14.29%) E-Commerce
18 34 (13.88%) HTML
19 30 (12.24%) JBoss
20 27 (11.02%) ITIL
20 27 (11.02%) SOA
20 27 (11.02%) Security Cleared
21 26 (10.61%) Retail
22 25 (10.20%) LDAP
23 23 (9.39%) TOGAF
24 21 (8.57%) SC Cleared
24 21 (8.57%) HTTP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 75 (30.61%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (6.12%) Apache
2 15 (6.12%) WebLogic
2 15 (6.12%) IBM HTTP Server
3 11 (4.49%) IIS
3 11 (4.49%) MQSeries
3 11 (4.49%) Liferay
4 10 (4.08%) WebSphere Process Server
4 10 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.86%) Commerce Server
5 7 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.63%) Drupal
6 4 (1.63%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (1.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.41%) CMS
7 1 (0.41%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.41%) FileNet
7 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) MS Office
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.41%) MS Project
2 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Maximo
2 4 (1.63%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.22%) Staffware
3 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.82%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.82%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.82%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.41%) Tridion
5 1 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.41%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.20%) LDAP
2 21 (8.57%) HTTP
3 20 (8.16%) Internet
4 16 (6.53%) Firewall
4 16 (6.53%) SSL
5 15 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 15 (6.12%) SAN
6 10 (4.08%) DNS
7 9 (3.67%) Intranet
8 5 (2.04%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.63%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.63%) ATM
10 3 (1.22%) FTP
11 2 (0.82%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.82%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.82%) SDH
11 2 (0.82%) WAN
11 2 (0.82%) MPLS
12 1 (0.41%) IPsec
12 1 (0.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.96%) DB2
2 19 (7.76%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.27%) DTS
5 5 (2.04%) SQLPlus
6 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.82%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.82%) DataStage
9 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 12 (4.90%) Introscope
3 8 (3.27%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.86%) Maven
5 5 (2.04%) Toad
6 4 (1.63%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.63%) ERwin
7 3 (1.22%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.82%) Ant
9 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.41%) JUnit
9 1 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.41%) MyEclipse
9 1 (0.41%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.41%) JIRA
9 1 (0.41%) Lombardi
9 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 54 (22.04%) Finance
2 26 (10.61%) Retail
3 14 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.08%) Banking
5 8 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.04%) Legal
7 4 (1.63%) Marketing
7 4 (1.63%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.22%) Electronics
9 2 (0.82%) Front Office
9 2 (0.82%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 56 (22.86%) Developer
2 53 (21.63%) Analyst
3 51 (20.82%) Architect
4 25 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (7.76%) Administrator
6 18 (7.35%) Consultant
7 17 (6.94%) WebSphere Developer
8 15 (6.12%) Technical Architect
8 15 (6.12%) Analyst Programmer
8 15 (6.12%) Programmer
8 15 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.12%) RPG Programmer
8 15 (6.12%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 12 (4.90%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.49%) Deployment Analyst
11 10 (4.08%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.27%) Mobile Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.27%) WebSphere Administrator
12 8 (3.27%) Test Manager
13 7 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (26.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 43 (17.55%) Web Services
3 42 (17.14%) Middleware
4 41 (16.73%) XML
5 37 (15.10%) SOAP
6 36 (14.69%) J2EE
7 34 (13.88%) HTML
8 20 (8.16%) .NET
9 19 (7.76%) Spring
10 18 (7.35%) CSS
11 15 (6.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 14 (5.71%) REST
13 13 (5.31%) JMS
14 12 (4.90%) JDBC
15 11 (4.49%) Hibernate
15 11 (4.49%) WSDL
16 10 (4.08%) Dojo
16 10 (4.08%) JSP
17 8 (3.27%) XSLT
18 6 (2.45%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.94%) Clustering
2 16 (6.53%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.53%) iSeries
3 12 (4.90%) DataPower
4 9 (3.67%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.67%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.45%) AS400
7 5 (2.04%) HACMP
8 4 (1.63%) PKI
8 4 (1.63%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.22%) DTV
10 2 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.82%) PMI
11 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.41%) Replication
11 1 (0.41%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.45%) UNIX
2 51 (20.82%) Linux
3 41 (16.73%) AIX
4 38 (15.51%) Windows
5 20 (8.16%) Solaris
6 8 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.22%) zOS
10 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.41%) SUSE
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.41%) HPUX
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 27 (11.02%) ITIL
3 27 (11.02%) SOA
4 23 (9.39%) TOGAF
5 16 (6.53%) OO
6 15 (6.12%) Change Management
6 15 (6.12%) Scrum
7 13 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (4.90%) High Availability
8 12 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (4.90%) UML
9 10 (4.08%) Mentoring
9 10 (4.08%) Migration
10 9 (3.67%) Test Scripting
11 8 (3.27%) Unit Testing
11 8 (3.27%) Content Management
11 8 (3.27%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.27%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.27%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (29.80%) Java
2 66 (26.94%) SQL
3 36 (14.69%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.76%) RPG
4 19 (7.76%) RPG IV
5 16 (6.53%) Shell Script
6 13 (5.31%) Korn
7 11 (4.49%) C
8 10 (4.08%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.08%) Python
8 10 (4.08%) Perl
9 9 (3.67%) Objective-C
10 8 (3.27%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.45%) Jython
12 4 (1.63%) RPG/400
13 3 (1.22%) C#
13 3 (1.22%) COBOL
13 3 (1.22%) AWK
14 2 (0.82%) ABAP
14 2 (0.82%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 27 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.71%) Degree
4 4 (1.63%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.82%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PMP
7 1 (0.41%) MCSE
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.22%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.45%) vSphere
2 6 (2.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.04%) OCFS2
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (7.35%) Tivoli
2 10 (4.08%) CA Wily
3 7 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.04%) CA SiteMinder
5 4 (1.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (1.22%) Netcool
6 3 (1.22%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (0.82%) nmon
8 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (45.71%) IBM
2 48 (19.59%) Oracle
3 30 (12.24%) JBoss
4 16 (6.53%) SAP
5 15 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 13 (5.31%) Sun
7 10 (4.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.67%) VMware
9 8 (3.27%) HP
10 7 (2.86%) ATG
10 7 (2.86%) Software AG
10 7 (2.86%) NetApp
11 6 (2.45%) EMC
11 6 (2.45%) FatWire
12 5 (2.04%) Dell
12 5 (2.04%) CA
12 5 (2.04%) hybris
13 4 (1.63%) ILOG
14 3 (1.22%) webMethods
14 3 (1.22%) BEA
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