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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 89 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 53 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.70% 0.49% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.17% 2.65% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 8 13
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£471 £408 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.43% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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
521 453 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.76% 18.47% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 276 267
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 12
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £29.55 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 21 £493 -
Wiltshire +3 16 £538 +7.17% 6
Gloucestershire - 6 £375 - 2
Bristol - 1 £500 - 3
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 49 (66.22%) IBM
2 36 (48.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 28 (37.84%) Java
4 25 (33.78%) WebSphere MQ
5 22 (29.73%) Finance
6 19 (25.68%) UNIX
7 18 (24.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 17 (22.97%) ITIL
9 14 (18.92%) SQL
10 13 (17.57%) Solaris
10 13 (17.57%) Tomcat
10 13 (17.57%) VMware
10 13 (17.57%) Retail
11 12 (16.22%) Hibernate
11 12 (16.22%) XML
12 11 (14.86%) Linux
12 11 (14.86%) WebSphere Portal
12 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
13 10 (13.51%) Spring
13 10 (13.51%) Spring Security
13 10 (13.51%) Ajax
13 10 (13.51%) Struts
13 10 (13.51%) SAP
13 10 (13.51%) CSS
13 10 (13.51%) JDBC
13 10 (13.51%) JSP
13 10 (13.51%) HTML
13 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
13 10 (13.51%) RDBMS
13 10 (13.51%) Apache

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 36 (48.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (17.57%) Tomcat
3 11 (14.86%) WebSphere Portal
4 10 (13.51%) Apache
5 9 (12.16%) JBoss
6 7 (9.46%) IIS
7 5 (6.76%) Commerce Server
8 4 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (5.41%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (4.05%) iPlanet
10 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
11 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
11 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.35%) Lync
11 1 (1.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Office
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.35%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
1 3 (4.05%) SSL
2 1 (1.35%) MPLS
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) SAN
2 1 (1.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.35%) Network Security
2 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
2 10 (13.51%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.46%) DB2
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (4.05%) Subversion
2 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.35%) ERwin
3 1 (1.35%) Ant
3 1 (1.35%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Retail
3 9 (12.16%) Banking
4 8 (10.81%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Administrator
2 17 (22.97%) Developer
3 16 (21.62%) Java Developer
4 13 (17.57%) WebSphere Administrator
5 10 (13.51%) Architect
6 8 (10.81%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (9.46%) Technical Architect
7 7 (9.46%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 7 (9.46%) Applications Architect
8 6 (8.11%) Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
12 2 (2.70%) Linux Specialist
12 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Developer
12 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Specialist
12 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (24.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 12 (16.22%) Hibernate
3 12 (16.22%) XML
4 10 (13.51%) Spring
4 10 (13.51%) Spring Security
4 10 (13.51%) Ajax
4 10 (13.51%) Struts
4 10 (13.51%) CSS
4 10 (13.51%) JDBC
4 10 (13.51%) JSP
4 10 (13.51%) HTML
5 9 (12.16%) SAML
6 7 (9.46%) Web Services
7 6 (8.11%) J2EE
7 6 (8.11%) Middleware
8 4 (5.41%) EJB
9 3 (4.05%) Servlets
10 2 (2.70%) Spring Web Flow
10 2 (2.70%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (4.05%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) iSeries
4 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) AS400
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) UNIX
2 13 (17.57%) Solaris
3 11 (14.86%) Linux
4 8 (10.81%) zOS
5 7 (9.46%) Windows
6 6 (8.11%) CentOS
6 6 (8.11%) AIX
7 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) ITIL
2 9 (12.16%) TOGAF
3 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (10.81%) Process Management
3 8 (10.81%) Data Security
4 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.76%) Project Management
6 4 (5.41%) SOA
6 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 3 (4.05%) Change Control
7 3 (4.05%) System Testing
7 3 (4.05%) User Stories
7 3 (4.05%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.70%) UML
8 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) Java
2 14 (18.92%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.41%) VBScript
5 3 (4.05%) Jython
5 3 (4.05%) VB
5 3 (4.05%) Perl
5 3 (4.05%) Korn
6 2 (2.70%) Ruby
6 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.70%) C
6 2 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) RPG
7 1 (1.35%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.35%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Shibboleth
2 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) XenApp
3 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Tivoli
1 8 (10.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 6 (8.11%) yum
2 6 (8.11%) SELinux
3 3 (4.05%) Puppet
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (4.05%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.05%) logstash
3 3 (4.05%) Salt
3 3 (4.05%) Ansible
4 2 (2.70%) SCOM
5 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (66.22%) IBM
2 13 (17.57%) VMware
3 10 (13.51%) SAP
4 9 (12.16%) Unisys
4 9 (12.16%) Oracle
5 8 (10.81%) Cisco
5 8 (10.81%) Citrix
6 7 (9.46%) EMC
7 5 (6.76%) ATG
7 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.76%) hybris
8 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.70%) Siebel
10 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.35%) Software AG
10 1 (1.35%) Genesys
10 1 (1.35%) Intel
10 1 (1.35%) AppSense
10 1 (1.35%) Sun
10 1 (1.35%) Sybase
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