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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 74 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.89% 0.71% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.44% 4.35% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -47.82%
Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
248 207 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.06% 16.42% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 106 141
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 16
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.64% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £32.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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 11 July 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 11 July 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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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 +3 2 £425 +41.66% 2
Redhill - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Godalming - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 13 (56.52%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) IBM
3 10 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (34.78%) Middleware
4 8 (34.78%) JBoss
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) UNIX
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) FTP
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (26.09%) AIX
6 6 (26.09%) Solaris
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (17.39%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (17.39%) nmon
8 4 (17.39%) Change Control
8 4 (17.39%) CA SiteMinder
8 4 (17.39%) CA
8 4 (17.39%) LDAP
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) DB2
8 4 (17.39%) J2EE
8 4 (17.39%) Apache
8 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
9 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
9 3 (13.04%) IIS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (17.39%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.35%) FileNet
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) FTP
2 4 (17.39%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) IPv4
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) Toad
2 1 (4.35%) Introscope
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (34.78%) Middleware
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (17.39%) J2EE
5 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.04%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) JPA
6 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 2 (8.70%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) EJB
6 2 (8.70%) XSLT
6 2 (8.70%) JMS
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) XML
7 1 (4.35%) XSD
7 1 (4.35%) XSL
7 1 (4.35%) SOAP
7 1 (4.35%) Spring
7 1 (4.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) iSeries
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Solaris
2 6 (26.09%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) HPUX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (17.39%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) SOA
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.35%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) CA SiteMinder
1 4 (17.39%) nmon
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) IBM
2 8 (34.78%) JBoss
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) CA
5 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Thunderhead
6 1 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) Adobe
6 1 (4.35%) Sun
6 1 (4.35%) HP