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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 33 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.18% - 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.55% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£438 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £28.24
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.85%
WebSphere
Wiltshire

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
53 89 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.68% 20.09% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 62 34
Average daily rate £400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.13 £20.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

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 6 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 13 (65.00%) IBM
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (30.00%) Middleware
4 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) IIS
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (20.00%) DataPower
6 4 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (20.00%) SAP
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) VBScript
7 3 (15.00%) J2EE
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) DB2
7 3 (15.00%) AIX
7 3 (15.00%) Solaris
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Apache
7 3 (15.00%) SSL
7 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (15.00%) iPlanet
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) zOS
7 3 (15.00%) Jython
7 3 (15.00%) Banking

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (15.00%) iPlanet
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Telnet
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Director
5 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) SOA Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (30.00%) Middleware
3 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) J2EE
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) XSL
6 1 (5.00%) XSLT
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) DataPower
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) AIX
2 3 (15.00%) Solaris
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) zOS
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Process Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Data Security
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) VBScript
2 3 (15.00%) Jython
2 3 (15.00%) Korn
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Siebel
3 2 (10.00%) Unisys
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) VMware