The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 36 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.94% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.98% 1.79% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.68% -2.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +26.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Application Platforms Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
43 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.52% 13.83% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 38
Average daily rate £425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) Middleware
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) IIS
4 4 (28.57%) DataPower
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) Unisys
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) zOS
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (14.29%) iPlanet
6 2 (14.29%) Apache
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) VBScript
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) iPlanet
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Telnet
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Director
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) XSL
4 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) DataPower
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) zOS
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) AIX
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 3 (21.43%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 2 (14.29%) Process Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Security
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Unisys
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft