The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 83 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.43% 0.77% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.41% 4.57% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £347 £545
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £415 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.87%
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
249 219 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.91% 16.92% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 113 159
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £175 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £23.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Surrey region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Surrey region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 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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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
Guildford - - - - 1
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Woking - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) DB2
5 3 (21.43%) JBoss
5 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
5 3 (21.43%) LDAP
5 3 (21.43%) FTP
5 3 (21.43%) CA
5 3 (21.43%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (21.43%) CA SiteMinder
5 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) nmon
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Change Control
6 2 (14.29%) AppDynamics

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (21.43%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maximo
1 1 (7.14%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LDAP
1 3 (21.43%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Introscope
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Java Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Web Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) JDBC
4 1 (7.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) AS400
1 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
1 1 (7.14%) Derivative
1 1 (7.14%) DataPower
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) SUSE
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 2 (14.29%) nmon
3 1 (7.14%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) AppDynamics
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) webMethods
4 1 (7.14%) Charles River
4 1 (7.14%) New Relic
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Software AG