The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 119 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 19 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.37% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.95% 2.47% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -14.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
- -33.70%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
481 324 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.43% 15.01% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 207 308
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 18
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.50 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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
(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
Bristol -16 2 £625 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £375 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £538 - 1
Dorset - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 13 (41.94%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (32.26%) RUP
3 9 (29.03%) SOA
3 9 (29.03%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (25.81%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 8 (25.81%) JMS
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) SOAP
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
5 7 (22.58%) Oracle
5 7 (22.58%) Java
5 7 (22.58%) JBoss
5 7 (22.58%) IBM
6 6 (19.35%) Tivoli
7 5 (16.13%) J2EE
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.13%) EJB
7 5 (16.13%) Time Management
8 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (12.90%) MySQL
8 4 (12.90%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) HTML
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (12.90%) Banking
8 4 (12.90%) Retail
8 4 (12.90%) Spring
8 4 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 13 (41.94%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (29.03%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (9.68%) CMS
5 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.68%) Apache
6 2 (6.45%) Escenic
6 2 (6.45%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (6.45%) MQSeries
6 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.23%) TeamSite
7 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
7 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
7 1 (3.23%) Drupal
7 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Tridion
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) IPsec
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Rational Application Developer
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse RCP
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Architect
2 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (25.81%) Integration Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) JMS
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
1 8 (25.81%) SOAP
2 5 (16.13%) J2EE
2 5 (16.13%) EJB
3 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) Spring
3 4 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.90%) Middleware
4 3 (9.68%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) Struts
4 3 (9.68%) HTML5
5 2 (6.45%) CSS3
5 2 (6.45%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) Servlets
5 2 (6.45%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.23%) AS400
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) CESG
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) zOS
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) SELinux
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) HPUX
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) RUP
2 9 (29.03%) SOA
3 5 (16.13%) Time Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) System Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (6.45%) OOD
7 1 (3.23%) Process Management
7 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.23%) Data Security
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Scala
3 2 (6.45%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) OCP
5 1 (3.23%) OCA
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.23%) NFS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Tivoli
2 4 (12.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) YUM
4 1 (3.23%) OpenView
4 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.23%) logstash
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
4 1 (3.23%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
1 7 (22.58%) JBoss
1 7 (22.58%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) Open Text
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Dell
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase
4 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.23%) F5
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