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 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 116 130 95
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -35
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 26 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.50% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.68% 3.01% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 4
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£430 £300 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £498 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £32.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+15.41% +9.16%
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
555 498 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.60% 16.58% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 325 199
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £44.10 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.23% -11.84%

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 June 2015.

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 June 2015. 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
Devon - 13 £480 -
Wiltshire +5 5 £443 -17.75% 4
Gloucestershire +2 4 £416 -
Bristol -3 2 - - 7
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 29 (69.05%) IBM
2 23 (54.76%) Java
3 21 (50.00%) Linux
4 17 (40.48%) JBoss
5 16 (38.10%) Middleware
6 15 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (35.71%) Finance
7 13 (30.95%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (30.95%) Java EE
7 13 (30.95%) JSR 168
7 13 (30.95%) Open Source
8 12 (28.57%) UNIX
9 11 (26.19%) Struts
9 11 (26.19%) SOA
9 11 (26.19%) Migration
10 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
10 10 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (21.43%) Windows
11 9 (21.43%) DB2
11 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 8 (19.05%) Oracle
12 8 (19.05%) AIX
13 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
14 6 (14.29%) Mainframe
14 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
14 6 (14.29%) SAP
14 6 (14.29%) WebLogic

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 17 (40.48%) JBoss
2 15 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.52%) Commerce Server
4 4 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (4.76%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.38%) Lync
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) MPLS
2 1 (2.38%) Telnet
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) DB2
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.76%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (2.38%) Ant
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
4 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.52%) Electronics
5 3 (7.14%) Banking
6 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Solutions Designer
1 12 (28.57%) Designer
2 7 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Design Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) Middleware
2 13 (30.95%) Java EE
2 13 (30.95%) JSR 168
3 11 (26.19%) Struts
4 10 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (11.90%) RESTful
7 4 (9.52%) J2EE
8 3 (7.14%) EJB
8 3 (7.14%) Web Services
9 2 (4.76%) SWT
9 2 (4.76%) Swing
10 1 (2.38%) .NET
10 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.38%) XSL
10 1 (2.38%) XSLT
10 1 (2.38%) Servlets
10 1 (2.38%) SOAP
10 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.52%) DTV
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) DataPower
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) UNIX
3 9 (21.43%) Windows
4 8 (19.05%) AIX
5 2 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Enterprise Architecture
1 13 (30.95%) Open Source
2 11 (26.19%) SOA
2 11 (26.19%) Migration
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.90%) DevOps
5 5 (11.90%) Microservices
6 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.76%) Change Management
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.76%) Release Management
7 2 (4.76%) Load Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.38%) System Testing
8 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.38%) Jython
3 1 (2.38%) Korn
3 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
1 1 (2.38%) XenApp
1 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.38%) WMI
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) IBM
2 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle
4 6 (14.29%) SAP
5 5 (11.90%) ATG
5 5 (11.90%) VMware
5 5 (11.90%) hybris
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) Sybase
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.38%) Sun
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Intel
7 1 (2.38%) Siebel
7 1 (2.38%) Unisys
7 1 (2.38%) Genesys
7 1 (2.38%) CA
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) webMethods
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