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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 127 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.23% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.69% 1.27% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 12
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£475 £405 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% +62.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £397 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £413 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
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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
597 393 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.18% 18.19% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 248 245
Average daily rate £375 £349 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.44% +9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +16.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £55.00 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 October 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 30 October 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 - 10 £303 - 5
Wiltshire - 8 £575 - 3
Dorset - 1 - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 22 (52.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 21 (50.00%) IBM
3 15 (35.71%) Java
4 12 (28.57%) Finance
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 12 (28.57%) XML
5 11 (26.19%) Web Services
5 11 (26.19%) Tomcat
5 11 (26.19%) HTML
5 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
5 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
6 10 (23.81%) Ajax
6 10 (23.81%) Spring Security
6 10 (23.81%) VMware
6 10 (23.81%) Spring
6 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
6 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 10 (23.81%) CSS
6 10 (23.81%) JDBC
6 10 (23.81%) JSP
6 10 (23.81%) Struts
6 10 (23.81%) SOA
7 9 (21.43%) JMS
7 9 (21.43%) SOAP
7 9 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (21.43%) SAML
7 9 (21.43%) Retail
7 9 (21.43%) Shibboleth
8 8 (19.05%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 8 (19.05%) RUP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 22 (52.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (26.19%) Tomcat
3 9 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (14.29%) JBoss
5 5 (11.90%) Apache
6 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.38%) Joomla!
8 1 (2.38%) Drupal
8 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
8 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (2.38%) TeamSite
8 1 (2.38%) Commerce Server
8 1 (2.38%) CMS
8 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
8 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Misys Midas
1 1 (2.38%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) Intranet
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) IPsec
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
2 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.76%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) ERwin
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Retail
3 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Architect
2 14 (33.33%) Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Java Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Integration Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Applications Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) XML
2 11 (26.19%) Web Services
2 11 (26.19%) HTML
2 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
3 10 (23.81%) Ajax
3 10 (23.81%) Spring Security
3 10 (23.81%) Spring
3 10 (23.81%) CSS
3 10 (23.81%) JDBC
3 10 (23.81%) JSP
3 10 (23.81%) Struts
4 9 (21.43%) JMS
4 9 (21.43%) SOAP
4 9 (21.43%) SAML
5 4 (9.52%) Middleware
6 3 (7.14%) J2EE
7 2 (4.76%) EJB
7 2 (4.76%) .NET
7 2 (4.76%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (4.76%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (4.76%) AS400
2 2 (4.76%) iSeries
3 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) SELinux
2 4 (9.52%) CentOS
3 3 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Windows
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) SOA
2 8 (19.05%) RUP
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (16.67%) Process Management
3 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.67%) Data Security
3 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) UML
5 2 (4.76%) Scrum
5 2 (4.76%) User Stories
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.38%) Coaching
6 1 (2.38%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.38%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.38%) Change Control
6 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.38%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) C
5 1 (2.38%) RPG/400
5 1 (2.38%) RPG IV
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) RPG
5 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Shibboleth
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) YUM
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) logstash
3 1 (2.38%) Salt
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) IBM
2 10 (23.81%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) Unisys
4 5 (11.90%) SAP
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 5 (11.90%) EMC
4 5 (11.90%) Citrix
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) hybris
6 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.38%) Software AG
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) ATG
6 1 (2.38%) Open Text
6 1 (2.38%) Sybase
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) HP
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