The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 123 125 125
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 132 116 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.39% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.22% 8.07% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 63 67
Average daily rate £388 £388 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1606 1438 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.58% 17.18% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 766 847
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 95 80
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £32.50 £41.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 41 £350 -15.15% 7
Hampshire +14 39 £375 +15.38% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 37 £475 +5.55% 5
Surrey -11 11 £500 +42.85% 5
Oxfordshire 0 5 £450 - 1
Kent +8 3 £575 +4.54% 2
West Sussex -3 3 £400 +14.28% 1
East Sussex - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 90 (35.02%) Java
2 83 (32.30%) UNIX
3 82 (31.91%) IBM
4 79 (30.74%) Oracle
5 70 (27.24%) Web Services
6 57 (22.18%) SOAP
7 54 (21.01%) Windows
8 52 (20.23%) Linux
8 52 (20.23%) J2EE
9 50 (19.46%) SQL Server
10 48 (18.68%) XML
10 48 (18.68%) WebSphere MQ
11 47 (18.29%) DB2
12 44 (17.12%) AIX
13 43 (16.73%) Middleware
14 42 (16.34%) Finance
15 41 (15.95%) WebSphere Application Server
16 39 (15.18%) LDAP
16 39 (15.18%) E-Commerce
16 39 (15.18%) Retail
17 36 (14.01%) SQL
18 35 (13.62%) Solaris
18 35 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (12.84%) SOA
20 32 (12.45%) .NET
21 29 (11.28%) Microsoft
22 26 (10.12%) Shell Script
22 26 (10.12%) HTML
22 26 (10.12%) Security Cleared
23 25 (9.73%) Spring

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (15.95%) WebSphere Application Server
2 22 (8.56%) WebLogic
3 20 (7.78%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.00%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.67%) IIS
6 11 (4.28%) CMS
7 8 (3.11%) Lotus Domino
8 7 (2.72%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (2.33%) Apache
9 6 (2.33%) MQSeries
9 6 (2.33%) CICS
9 6 (2.33%) Commerce Server
9 6 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.95%) Escenic
10 5 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.56%) Liferay
12 3 (1.17%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (1.17%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (1.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.56%) MS Office
3 3 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.67%) Maximo
2 3 (1.17%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.78%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.39%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.39%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.39%) Staffware
4 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.39%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.18%) LDAP
2 15 (5.84%) SAN
3 10 (3.89%) FTP
4 8 (3.11%) Firewall
5 7 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.72%) SSL
6 6 (2.33%) HTTP
7 4 (1.56%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.17%) VLAN
8 3 (1.17%) Internet
8 3 (1.17%) DNS
8 3 (1.17%) LAN
9 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.78%) Intranet
10 1 (0.39%) SSH
10 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 47 (18.29%) DB2
3 18 (7.00%) MySQL
4 17 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (6.23%) Oracle Database
5 16 (6.23%) DTS
6 11 (4.28%) Pentaho
7 7 (2.72%) Big Data
8 6 (2.33%) DataStage
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.95%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (0.78%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (9.34%) SoapUI
2 6 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 6 (2.33%) Introscope
2 6 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (1.95%) Toad
4 4 (1.56%) JUnit
4 4 (1.56%) ERwin
4 4 (1.56%) Subversion
5 3 (1.17%) Ant
6 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.78%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.39%) JIRA
7 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.39%) Maven
7 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.39%) Hudson
General
1 42 (16.34%) Finance
2 39 (15.18%) Retail
3 17 (6.61%) Banking
4 10 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.56%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Games
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (29.96%) Developer
2 53 (20.62%) Analyst
3 39 (15.18%) Architect
4 28 (10.89%) Java Developer
5 26 (10.12%) Consultant
6 17 (6.61%) Deployment Analyst
7 16 (6.23%) Administrator
8 15 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (5.45%) Ab Initio Developer
10 12 (4.67%) WebSphere Administrator
11 11 (4.28%) Programmer
12 10 (3.89%) WebSphere Developer
13 9 (3.50%) Test Manager
13 9 (3.50%) Test Analyst
14 8 (3.11%) Support Analyst
14 8 (3.11%) Test Consultant
15 7 (2.72%) Designer
15 7 (2.72%) Release Manager
15 7 (2.72%) Technical Architect
15 7 (2.72%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (27.24%) Web Services
2 57 (22.18%) SOAP
3 52 (20.23%) J2EE
4 48 (18.68%) XML
4 48 (18.68%) WebSphere MQ
5 43 (16.73%) Middleware
6 32 (12.45%) .NET
7 26 (10.12%) HTML
8 25 (9.73%) Spring
9 19 (7.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 16 (6.23%) Ajax
11 15 (5.84%) Hibernate
12 14 (5.45%) CSS
12 14 (5.45%) JSP
13 11 (4.28%) EJB
14 10 (3.89%) XSLT
14 10 (3.89%) jQuery
15 9 (3.50%) HTML5
15 9 (3.50%) Struts
16 8 (3.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.39%) DataPower
2 12 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.28%) iSeries
4 4 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.56%) HACMP
5 3 (1.17%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.17%) Clustering
5 3 (1.17%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.78%) AS400
7 1 (0.39%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.39%) Life Science
7 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.39%) Social Network
7 1 (0.39%) FMCG
7 1 (0.39%) iPhone
7 1 (0.39%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (32.30%) UNIX
2 54 (21.01%) Windows
3 52 (20.23%) Linux
4 44 (17.12%) AIX
5 35 (13.62%) Solaris
6 9 (3.50%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.78%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.39%) Android
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.18%) E-Commerce
2 35 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (12.84%) SOA
4 21 (8.17%) Scrum
5 19 (7.39%) Test Scripting
6 18 (7.00%) ETL
6 18 (7.00%) Change Management
7 15 (5.84%) ITIL
8 14 (5.45%) Test Strategy
9 13 (5.06%) UML
9 13 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (4.67%) Data Modelling
10 12 (4.67%) Migration
11 11 (4.28%) Release Management
11 11 (4.28%) Problem Management
11 11 (4.28%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (3.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (3.11%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.11%) Mobile Device Management
14 7 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 90 (35.02%) Java
2 36 (14.01%) SQL
3 26 (10.12%) Shell Script
4 24 (9.34%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.06%) Korn
6 7 (2.72%) Jython
6 7 (2.72%) COBOL
6 7 (2.72%) RPG
7 6 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.33%) C#
7 6 (2.33%) JCL
8 5 (1.95%) Scala
8 5 (1.95%) RPG IV
9 3 (1.17%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.17%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.17%) Python
10 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.78%) PHP
10 2 (0.78%) XPath
11 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.34%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.11%) Degree
4 7 (2.72%) ISEB
5 3 (1.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PMP
6 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.45%) QA
2 8 (3.11%) SLA
3 3 (1.17%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.39%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 14 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.17%) OCFS2
4 3 (1.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (6.61%) Tivoli
2 12 (4.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.95%) nmon
3 5 (1.95%) CA Wily
4 3 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.78%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.39%) SCCM
6 1 (0.39%) SCOM
6 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.39%) MOM
Vendors
1 82 (31.91%) IBM
2 79 (30.74%) Oracle
3 29 (11.28%) Microsoft
4 25 (9.73%) JBoss
5 17 (6.61%) Sun
5 17 (6.61%) Red Hat
6 16 (6.23%) SAP
7 14 (5.45%) Ab Initio
8 10 (3.89%) Remedy
9 8 (3.11%) Apple
10 7 (2.72%) ATG
11 6 (2.33%) HP
11 6 (2.33%) VMware
11 6 (2.33%) RedPrairie
11 6 (2.33%) Talend
12 5 (1.95%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.95%) webMethods
13 4 (1.56%) JDA
13 4 (1.56%) Endeca
14 3 (1.17%) Google
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