The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Surrey 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 79 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.76% 0.79% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.12% 4.05% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Average daily rate £500 £294 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £249 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £339 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+37.55% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
215 247 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.93% 19.43% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 125 187
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £43.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
WebSphere
South East

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -3 1 - - 3
Woking - 1 £475 -
Dorking - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 14 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) IBM
3 7 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (33.33%) FTP
3 7 (33.33%) DB2
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (23.81%) AIX
5 5 (23.81%) Solaris
5 5 (23.81%) UNIX
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) Spring
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) nmon
6 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (14.29%) Ajax
7 3 (14.29%) Java EE
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) J2EE
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) Middleware
8 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
8 2 (9.52%) LAN

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) VLAN
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) DB2
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Toad
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (19.05%) Spring
4 3 (14.29%) Ajax
4 3 (14.29%) Java EE
4 3 (14.29%) Middleware
4 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) J2EE
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) EJB
5 2 (9.52%) JSP
5 2 (9.52%) Servlets
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) Struts
5 2 (9.52%) JPA
5 2 (9.52%) JMS
6 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
6 1 (4.76%) JSF
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
2 5 (23.81%) AIX
2 5 (23.81%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows NT
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (19.05%) Change Control
2 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Use Case
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.76%) B2C
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) PMP
1 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) nmon
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
1 8 (38.10%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Sun
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Intel
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) hybris
3 1 (4.76%) ATG
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) SAP