The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 108 126 140
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 27 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.61% 3.45% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 6
Average daily rate £550 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £417 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £473 £900
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £402 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -4.76%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
481 522 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.42% 16.87% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 312 417
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 18
Average hourly rate £33.75 £20.19 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.20% +0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the South West region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the South West region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire -1 10 £525 +17.97% 1
Gloucestershire +5 7 £550 +16.40%
Dorset +2 7 £400 -
Somerset +14 1 £450 +1.12%
Bristol -2 1 £400 - 3
Cornwall - 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 50 (66.67%) Java
2 34 (45.33%) IBM
3 31 (41.33%) Oracle
4 30 (40.00%) Unix
5 27 (36.00%) Linux
5 27 (36.00%) SQL
6 26 (34.67%) Relational Database
7 21 (28.00%) WebLogic
7 21 (28.00%) Finance
7 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (25.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (25.33%) EJB
8 19 (25.33%) Struts
9 18 (24.00%) J2EE
9 18 (24.00%) HTML
9 18 (24.00%) Eclipse
9 18 (24.00%) Hibernate
10 17 (22.67%) HTTP
10 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
11 16 (21.33%) DV Cleared
12 15 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
12 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 14 (18.67%) DB2
14 13 (17.33%) Sybase
14 13 (17.33%) JBoss
15 11 (14.67%) SOAP
15 11 (14.67%) Windows
15 11 (14.67%) AIX
15 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
16 10 (13.33%) Web Services

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 21 (28.00%) WebLogic
2 19 (25.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (17.33%) JBoss
4 10 (13.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 9 (12.00%) GlassFish
5 9 (12.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (9.33%) IIS
7 5 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.33%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.33%) SAP hybris
3 1 (1.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.67%) SSL
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.67%) Relational Database
2 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (18.67%) DB2
4 9 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (12.00%) Neo4j
5 8 (10.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.67%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.33%) DataStage
8 1 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (24.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (12.00%) Eclipse RCP
2 9 (12.00%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Billing
4 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Developer
2 32 (42.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.33%) Architect
4 7 (9.33%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Support Technician
6 5 (6.67%) Administrator
6 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Support Technician
7 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Middleware Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) EJB
1 19 (25.33%) Struts
2 18 (24.00%) Hibernate
2 18 (24.00%) HTML
2 18 (24.00%) J2EE
3 15 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (14.67%) SOAP
5 10 (13.33%) REST
5 10 (13.33%) Web Services
5 10 (13.33%) XML
6 9 (12.00%) Ajax
6 9 (12.00%) CSS
6 9 (12.00%) Java EE
6 9 (12.00%) JAX-RS
6 9 (12.00%) JSF
6 9 (12.00%) JSP
6 9 (12.00%) RichFaces
6 9 (12.00%) Swing
6 9 (12.00%) SWT
7 8 (10.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) DataPower
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.33%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Unix
2 27 (36.00%) Linux
3 11 (14.67%) AIX
3 11 (14.67%) Windows
4 9 (12.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.33%) Scrum
2 10 (13.33%) UML
3 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (12.00%) Web Design
4 8 (10.67%) High Availability
5 7 (9.33%) Project Management
5 7 (9.33%) SOA
5 7 (9.33%) Validation
6 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 5 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.33%) B2C
8 4 (5.33%) CRM
8 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.33%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Migration
10 2 (2.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (66.67%) Java
2 27 (36.00%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.00%) C
4 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.00%) Jython
6 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.67%) Korn
6 2 (2.67%) Perl
6 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.67%) VBScript
7 1 (1.33%) LINC
7 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.33%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (45.33%) IBM
2 31 (41.33%) Oracle
3 13 (17.33%) Sybase
4 5 (6.67%) hybris
5 4 (5.33%) ATG
5 4 (5.33%) Demandware
5 4 (5.33%) Google
6 3 (4.00%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.33%) Unisys
8 1 (1.33%) webMethods
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