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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 78 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 13 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.02% 0.81% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.64% 4.69% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £250 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £425 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.18% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -30.38%
Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
280 213 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.00% 17.35% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 114 140
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 17
Average hourly rate £24.25 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.72% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.85 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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 24 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 24 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 0 2 £425 +54.54% 1
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - -
Whyteleafe - - - -
Dorking - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 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 14 (58.33%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) IBM
3 10 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (37.50%) JBoss
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 7 (29.17%) Middleware
6 7 (29.17%) UNIX
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (25.00%) AIX
7 6 (25.00%) Solaris
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (25.00%) FTP
7 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) DB2
8 5 (20.83%) J2EE
9 4 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (16.67%) Apache
9 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) LDAP
9 4 (16.67%) CA SiteMinder
9 4 (16.67%) CA
9 4 (16.67%) Change Control
9 4 (16.67%) nmon
10 3 (12.50%) REST
10 3 (12.50%) RabbitMQ

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (4.17%) FileNet
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) FTP
2 4 (16.67%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) IPv4
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) DB2
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Toad
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Introscope
3 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (29.17%) Middleware
3 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (20.83%) J2EE
5 3 (12.50%) REST
5 3 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 3 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.33%) WCF
6 2 (8.33%) JPA
6 2 (8.33%) XSL
6 2 (8.33%) XSLT
6 2 (8.33%) EJB
6 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 2 (8.33%) JMS
7 1 (4.17%) XSD
7 1 (4.17%) JSP
7 1 (4.17%) Servlets
7 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) UNIX
3 6 (25.00%) AIX
3 6 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.17%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.17%) Content Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) CA SiteMinder
1 4 (16.67%) nmon
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) IBM
2 9 (37.50%) JBoss
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (16.67%) CA
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe
6 1 (4.17%) Sun
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Thunderhead