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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 131 67 134
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +67
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 123 219 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 2.50% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.11% 14.96% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 131 56
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £302 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -29.55%
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
1731 1464 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.63% 16.74% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 811 844
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 69 85
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +7 34 £425 -
Berkshire -32 34 £431 +0.29%
Hampshire -54 24 £425 +21.42% 1
Surrey +1 12 £519 +29.68% 4
Oxfordshire -22 7 £400 -18.36% 1
West Sussex +1 4 £438 +82.29%
East Sussex -7 3 £450 +24.13%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 101 (39.76%) IBM
2 82 (32.28%) Java
3 67 (26.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 65 (25.59%) SQL
5 63 (24.80%) WebSphere MQ
6 62 (24.41%) UNIX
7 59 (23.23%) Oracle
8 56 (22.05%) Finance
9 48 (18.90%) E-Commerce
10 47 (18.50%) Web Services
10 47 (18.50%) Linux
10 47 (18.50%) DB2
11 44 (17.32%) J2EE
12 41 (16.14%) HTML
13 39 (15.35%) Windows
14 38 (14.96%) XML
14 38 (14.96%) JavaScript
14 38 (14.96%) Retail
15 36 (14.17%) AIX
16 34 (13.39%) JBoss
16 34 (13.39%) Middleware
17 33 (12.99%) SOAP
18 26 (10.24%) Spring
19 25 (9.84%) Security Cleared
19 25 (9.84%) LDAP
19 25 (9.84%) SOA
20 22 (8.66%) .NET
21 21 (8.27%) CSS
21 21 (8.27%) Solaris
21 21 (8.27%) SC Cleared

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 67 (26.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 19 (7.48%) WebLogic
3 14 (5.51%) Apache
3 14 (5.51%) IBM HTTP Server
4 12 (4.72%) IIS
5 11 (4.33%) MQSeries
5 11 (4.33%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.94%) Liferay
7 8 (3.15%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.36%) Commerce Server
9 6 (2.36%) CICS
10 4 (1.57%) CMS
10 4 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.57%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (1.18%) Drupal
11 3 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (0.79%) Escenic
12 2 (0.79%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 3 (1.18%) MS Office
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.15%) Maximo
2 3 (1.18%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.18%) Staffware
2 3 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.79%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.79%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.79%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.79%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.39%) Tridion
4 1 (0.39%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.84%) LDAP
2 17 (6.69%) Internet
2 17 (6.69%) SAN
3 15 (5.91%) Firewall
4 14 (5.51%) HTTP
5 12 (4.72%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.94%) DNS
7 9 (3.54%) SSL
7 9 (3.54%) Intranet
8 5 (1.97%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.57%) ATM
9 4 (1.57%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.79%) WAN
10 2 (0.79%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.39%) Ethereal
11 1 (0.39%) NAS
11 1 (0.39%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.39%) snoop
11 1 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.50%) DB2
2 21 (8.27%) Oracle Database
3 19 (7.48%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.33%) DTS
5 5 (1.97%) SQLPlus
6 3 (1.18%) Big Data
7 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.79%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.79%) DataStage
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.79%) MySQL
7 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.39%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (5.12%) Eclipse
1 13 (5.12%) SoapUI
2 12 (4.72%) Introscope
3 7 (2.76%) Maven
4 5 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.57%) Ant
6 3 (1.18%) JUnit
6 3 (1.18%) Toad
6 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.79%) ERwin
7 2 (0.79%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.79%) Subversion
7 2 (0.79%) JIRA
8 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.39%) MyEclipse
8 1 (0.39%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.39%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
General
1 56 (22.05%) Finance
2 38 (14.96%) Retail
3 15 (5.91%) Banking
4 13 (5.12%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.36%) Legal
7 4 (1.57%) Marketing
7 4 (1.57%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.18%) Electronics
9 2 (0.79%) Front Office
9 2 (0.79%) Automotive
9 2 (0.79%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (24.80%) Developer
2 61 (24.02%) Analyst
3 51 (20.08%) Architect
4 23 (9.06%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (8.27%) Java Developer
6 18 (7.09%) Consultant
7 16 (6.30%) Programmer
7 16 (6.30%) Administrator
7 16 (6.30%) WebSphere Developer
8 14 (5.51%) RPG Programmer
8 14 (5.51%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 14 (5.51%) Deployment Analyst
8 14 (5.51%) Analyst Programmer
8 14 (5.51%) Technical Architect
9 11 (4.33%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.33%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.94%) Designer
11 9 (3.54%) Test Manager
12 8 (3.15%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.15%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (24.80%) WebSphere MQ
2 47 (18.50%) Web Services
3 44 (17.32%) J2EE
4 41 (16.14%) HTML
5 38 (14.96%) XML
6 34 (13.39%) Middleware
7 33 (12.99%) SOAP
8 26 (10.24%) Spring
9 22 (8.66%) .NET
10 21 (8.27%) CSS
11 17 (6.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 16 (6.30%) JSP
13 14 (5.51%) JDBC
13 14 (5.51%) Hibernate
14 10 (3.94%) XSLT
14 10 (3.94%) Dojo
15 9 (3.54%) Ajax
15 9 (3.54%) Struts
16 8 (3.15%) jQuery
17 7 (2.76%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.69%) Clustering
2 16 (6.30%) iSeries
3 15 (5.91%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.72%) DataPower
5 9 (3.54%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.36%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.97%) HACMP
8 4 (1.57%) AS400
9 3 (1.18%) DTV
10 2 (0.79%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.79%) PMI
11 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.39%) Replication
11 1 (0.39%) Wiki
11 1 (0.39%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.41%) UNIX
2 47 (18.50%) Linux
3 39 (15.35%) Windows
4 36 (14.17%) AIX
5 21 (8.27%) Solaris
6 8 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.18%) zOS
9 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.39%) SUSE
11 1 (0.39%) Android
11 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.90%) E-Commerce
2 25 (9.84%) SOA
3 19 (7.48%) ITIL
4 18 (7.09%) Change Management
4 18 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (5.51%) Scrum
6 12 (4.72%) TOGAF
6 12 (4.72%) High Availability
7 11 (4.33%) OO
8 10 (3.94%) Test Scripting
8 10 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (3.54%) Migration
10 8 (3.15%) Content Management
10 8 (3.15%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (3.15%) Unit Testing
10 8 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.76%) Analytics
11 7 (2.76%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (2.76%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 82 (32.28%) Java
2 65 (25.59%) SQL
3 38 (14.96%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.30%) RPG
4 16 (6.30%) Shell Script
4 16 (6.30%) RPG IV
5 15 (5.91%) Korn
6 10 (3.94%) Bash Shell
6 10 (3.94%) Python
7 9 (3.54%) Objective-C
8 8 (3.15%) COBOL
9 7 (2.76%) C
9 7 (2.76%) Perl
10 6 (2.36%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.36%) Jython
10 6 (2.36%) JCL
11 5 (1.97%) C#
12 2 (0.79%) SAPscript
12 2 (0.79%) ABAP
12 2 (0.79%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 25 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.27%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.54%) Degree
4 4 (1.57%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PMP
7 1 (0.39%) MCSE
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.36%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 8 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.36%) vSphere
3 5 (1.97%) OCFS2
3 5 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (7.87%) Tivoli
2 10 (3.94%) CA Wily
3 9 (3.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.57%) CA SiteMinder
5 3 (1.18%) Netcool
5 3 (1.18%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (39.76%) IBM
2 59 (23.23%) Oracle
3 34 (13.39%) JBoss
4 19 (7.48%) SAP
5 17 (6.69%) Red Hat
6 16 (6.30%) Sun
7 10 (3.94%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.54%) ATG
8 9 (3.54%) VMware
9 8 (3.15%) HP
10 7 (2.76%) NetApp
11 6 (2.36%) FatWire
11 6 (2.36%) EMC
11 6 (2.36%) RedPrairie
12 5 (1.97%) Dell
13 4 (1.57%) JDA
13 4 (1.57%) CA
13 4 (1.57%) ILOG
13 4 (1.57%) hybris
14 3 (1.18%) webMethods