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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 100 97 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 44 52 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.48% 1.61% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.22% 9.44% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 10
Average daily rate £415 £475 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +48.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £317 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
535 551 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.96% 17.09% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 352 319
Average daily rate £350 £385 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +16.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £36.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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
Gloucestershire +21 16 £463 +23.33% 1
Wiltshire -9 11 £525 -2.32% 4
Devon -10 10 £400 -18.78%
Bristol +5 6 £325 -35.00% 3
Somerset -1 1 £500 +46.52%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 54 (63.53%) Java
2 48 (56.47%) IBM
3 39 (45.88%) SQL
4 34 (40.00%) Linux
5 32 (37.65%) Relational Database
6 29 (34.12%) Struts
7 27 (31.76%) HTML
7 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (30.59%) Hibernate
8 26 (30.59%) Oracle
8 26 (30.59%) Unix
9 25 (29.41%) EJB
10 23 (27.06%) HTTP
10 23 (27.06%) Security Cleared
11 22 (25.88%) WebLogic
11 22 (25.88%) Finance
12 19 (22.35%) DB2
12 19 (22.35%) SOAP
13 17 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 17 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 17 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
13 17 (20.00%) DV Cleared
14 16 (18.82%) REST
14 16 (18.82%) Eclipse
15 15 (17.65%) Mac OS X
15 15 (17.65%) J2EE
15 15 (17.65%) Web Design
15 15 (17.65%) Subversion
15 15 (17.65%) MongoDB
15 15 (17.65%) Neo4j

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 22 (25.88%) WebLogic
2 17 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 17 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 14 (16.47%) Tomcat
4 11 (12.94%) JBoss
5 7 (8.24%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.53%) Apache
6 3 (3.53%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (3.53%) Jetty
7 2 (2.35%) IIS
7 2 (2.35%) nginx
8 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.18%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP hybris
2 1 (1.18%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.35%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.18%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.06%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) SSL
2 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.53%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.53%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.35%) DHCP
4 2 (2.35%) DNS
4 2 (2.35%) FTP
4 2 (2.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (37.65%) Relational Database
2 19 (22.35%) DB2
3 15 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 15 (17.65%) Neo4j
4 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
5 10 (11.76%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.35%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) DataStage
7 1 (1.18%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Eclipse
2 15 (17.65%) Subversion
3 7 (8.24%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.18%) Ant
5 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Billing
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (55.29%) Developer
2 40 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Architect
4 8 (9.41%) Consultant
4 8 (9.41%) Middleware Architect
4 8 (9.41%) Support Technician
4 8 (9.41%) WebSphere Architect
5 7 (8.24%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Applications Support Technician
7 5 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Designer
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.35%) Middleware Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Technical Support
10 2 (2.35%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) Struts
2 27 (31.76%) HTML
3 26 (30.59%) Hibernate
4 25 (29.41%) EJB
5 19 (22.35%) SOAP
6 16 (18.82%) REST
7 15 (17.65%) J2EE
7 15 (17.65%) JAX-RS
8 14 (16.47%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (14.12%) XML
10 11 (12.94%) Ajax
10 11 (12.94%) CSS
10 11 (12.94%) JSP
10 11 (12.94%) Middleware
10 11 (12.94%) Web Services
11 10 (11.76%) Apache Camel
11 10 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
11 10 (11.76%) Spring
12 9 (10.59%) JSF
12 9 (10.59%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) DataPower
2 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.18%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.00%) Linux
2 26 (30.59%) Unix
3 15 (17.65%) Mac OS X
4 13 (15.29%) AIX
5 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 15 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (17.65%) Web Design
4 10 (11.76%) Scrum
4 10 (11.76%) UML
5 8 (9.41%) High Availability
6 6 (7.06%) SOA
7 5 (5.88%) CRM
8 4 (4.71%) B2C
8 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.71%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.53%) DevOps
10 2 (2.35%) BPMN
10 2 (2.35%) Coaching
10 2 (2.35%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.35%) Load Testing
10 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 54 (63.53%) Java
2 39 (45.88%) SQL
3 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.24%) C
5 3 (3.53%) Jython
6 2 (2.35%) Korn
7 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
7 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.18%) Python
7 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (27.06%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.71%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) ISA Server
1 2 (2.35%) Shibboleth
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (56.47%) IBM
2 26 (30.59%) Oracle
3 11 (12.94%) Sybase
4 6 (7.06%) Google
4 6 (7.06%) SAP
5 5 (5.88%) hybris
6 4 (4.71%) ATG
6 4 (4.71%) Demandware
6 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.35%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.35%) VMware
7 2 (2.35%) webMethods