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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 107 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 36 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.09% 0.22% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.12% 1.26% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 2 11
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£468 £405 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.43% +62.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £397 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £413 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £34.00
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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
588 396 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.86% 17.71% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 248 235
Average daily rate £375 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 19
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Devon -8 13 £505 +24.69%
Wiltshire -9 10 £388 - 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £375 - 3
Bristol - - - - 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (62.71%) IBM
2 32 (54.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (28.81%) Java
4 16 (27.12%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (23.73%) Finance
5 14 (23.73%) SQL
5 14 (23.73%) UNIX
6 13 (22.03%) ITIL
6 13 (22.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 12 (20.34%) VMware
7 12 (20.34%) XML
8 11 (18.64%) Tomcat
8 11 (18.64%) Hibernate
8 11 (18.64%) Retail
8 11 (18.64%) Relational Database
9 10 (16.95%) Spring
9 10 (16.95%) Ajax
9 10 (16.95%) Spring Security
9 10 (16.95%) RDBMS
9 10 (16.95%) Struts
9 10 (16.95%) CSS
9 10 (16.95%) JDBC
9 10 (16.95%) JSP
9 10 (16.95%) HTML
9 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
10 9 (15.25%) Oracle
10 9 (15.25%) SAML
10 9 (15.25%) Shibboleth
11 8 (13.56%) SAP
11 8 (13.56%) Linux

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (54.24%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (18.64%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.56%) JBoss
4 7 (11.86%) Apache
5 5 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (6.78%) Commerce Server
6 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.69%) TeamSite
8 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.69%) IIS
8 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.69%) CMS
8 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.69%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.69%) Drupal
8 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Tridion
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.69%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SSL
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) Intranet
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) IPsec
3 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.69%) NAS
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) Relational Database
2 10 (16.95%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.39%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.69%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (1.69%) ERwin
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Retail
3 6 (10.17%) Retail Banking
3 6 (10.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Administrator
2 14 (23.73%) Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Java Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Architect
5 7 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (11.86%) WebSphere Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.47%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (8.47%) Applications Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Integration Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (3.39%) Linux Support
9 2 (3.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (22.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 12 (20.34%) XML
4 11 (18.64%) Hibernate
5 10 (16.95%) Spring
5 10 (16.95%) Ajax
5 10 (16.95%) Spring Security
5 10 (16.95%) Struts
5 10 (16.95%) HTML
5 10 (16.95%) CSS
5 10 (16.95%) JDBC
5 10 (16.95%) JSP
6 9 (15.25%) SAML
7 7 (11.86%) Web Services
8 5 (8.47%) SOAP
8 5 (8.47%) JMS
8 5 (8.47%) J2EE
9 4 (6.78%) Middleware
10 2 (3.39%) Spring Web Flow
10 2 (3.39%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (5.08%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (3.39%) iSeries
3 2 (3.39%) AS400
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) CESG
4 1 (1.69%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.69%) DTV
4 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) UNIX
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Solaris
4 6 (10.17%) SELinux
4 6 (10.17%) CentOS
5 4 (6.78%) Windows
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) SOA
2 7 (11.86%) TOGAF
3 6 (10.17%) Process Management
3 6 (10.17%) Data Security
3 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.78%) Project Management
5 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.78%) RUP
5 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.08%) Change Management
6 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.39%) User Stories
7 2 (3.39%) Scrum
7 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.39%) UML
8 1 (1.69%) OOP
8 1 (1.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) Perl
4 2 (3.39%) Jython
4 2 (3.39%) Korn
4 2 (3.39%) C
5 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) RPG/400
5 1 (1.69%) RPG IV
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) VBScript
5 1 (1.69%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.78%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.69%) NFS
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) YUM
1 6 (10.17%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.69%) OpenView
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.69%) logstash
3 1 (1.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) IBM
2 12 (20.34%) VMware
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle
4 8 (13.56%) SAP
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco
5 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.47%) Unisys
6 5 (8.47%) EMC
6 5 (8.47%) Citrix
7 4 (6.78%) ATG
7 4 (6.78%) hybris
8 2 (3.39%) Siebel
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.69%) HP
9 1 (1.69%) Dell
9 1 (1.69%) Sybase
9 1 (1.69%) Software AG
9 1 (1.69%) Juniper
9 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.69%) RedPrairie
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