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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 127 93 107
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 21 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.49% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.83% 2.66% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 13
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£525 £401 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% +40.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £415 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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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
548 413 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.47% 18.47% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 266 275
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 24
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Gloucestershire - 9 £393 -
Wiltshire - 4 £563 - 1
Bristol -13 2 £625 - 3
Dorset -2 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (48.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (37.84%) IBM
3 13 (35.14%) Java
4 12 (32.43%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) Web Services
5 11 (29.73%) XML
6 10 (27.03%) HTML
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) RUP
6 10 (27.03%) Tomcat
6 10 (27.03%) SOA
7 9 (24.32%) JMS
7 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
7 9 (24.32%) CSS
7 9 (24.32%) SOAP
7 9 (24.32%) Struts
7 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
7 9 (24.32%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (24.32%) Spring
7 9 (24.32%) Ajax
8 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
8 8 (21.62%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 7 (18.92%) SAML
9 7 (18.92%) JDBC
9 7 (18.92%) JSP
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle
9 7 (18.92%) JBoss
9 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
9 7 (18.92%) Spring Security

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (48.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (27.03%) Tomcat
3 9 (24.32%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
5 4 (10.81%) Apache
6 3 (8.11%) CMS
6 3 (8.11%) MQSeries
7 2 (5.41%) Escenic
7 2 (5.41%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.70%) TeamSite
8 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
8 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (2.70%) Joomla!
8 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
8 1 (2.70%) Drupal
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Tridion
1 1 (2.70%) Misys Midas
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) IPsec
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.81%) MySQL
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.41%) Big Data
5 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.70%) DB2
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.70%) ERwin
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (2.70%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Architect
2 12 (32.43%) Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Architect
5 8 (21.62%) Integration Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Java Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Web Services
1 11 (29.73%) XML
2 10 (27.03%) HTML
3 9 (24.32%) JMS
3 9 (24.32%) CSS
3 9 (24.32%) SOAP
3 9 (24.32%) Struts
3 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
3 9 (24.32%) Spring
3 9 (24.32%) Ajax
4 7 (18.92%) SAML
4 7 (18.92%) JDBC
4 7 (18.92%) JSP
4 7 (18.92%) Spring Security
5 5 (13.51%) Middleware
5 5 (13.51%) J2EE
6 4 (10.81%) .NET
7 3 (8.11%) EJB
7 3 (8.11%) HTML5
8 2 (5.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (5.41%) iSeries
2 2 (5.41%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.70%) CESG
3 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) CentOS
2 3 (8.11%) SELinux
3 2 (5.41%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) HPUX
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) RUP
1 10 (27.03%) SOA
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
3 4 (10.81%) UML
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Scrum
3 4 (10.81%) Process Management
3 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.81%) Data Security
4 3 (8.11%) OOP
4 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) BDD
5 2 (5.41%) User Stories
5 2 (5.41%) TDD
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (5.41%) OOD
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) Scala
4 2 (5.41%) C
4 2 (5.41%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) RPG
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) RPG/400
5 1 (2.70%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) OCP
4 1 (2.70%) OCA
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Shibboleth
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.70%) NFS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) YUM
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.70%) OpenView
3 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) logstash
3 1 (2.70%) Salt
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) IBM
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) JBoss
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Unisys
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) EMC
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Open Text
6 1 (2.70%) Dell
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Software AG
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) Sybase
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.70%) F5
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