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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 39 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 9 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.29% 3.86% 1.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.25% 22.22% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 5
Average daily rate £513 £504 £502
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £641 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
80 72 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.36% 17.35% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 51 36
Average daily rate £358 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £214 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £566 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.75 £22.69 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.80% -11.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £17.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £23.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (76.92%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) HTTP
2 6 (46.15%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Middleware
3 4 (30.77%) DB2
3 4 (30.77%) DataPower
4 3 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (23.08%) Jython
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Billing
5 2 (15.38%) Korn
5 2 (15.38%) BPEL
5 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (15.38%) SAML
5 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
5 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
5 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
5 2 (15.38%) BPMN
5 2 (15.38%) hybris

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (46.15%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP hybris
1 1 (7.69%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (30.77%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) SAML
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (7.69%) JMS
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) SAP PI
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) BPEL
2 2 (15.38%) BPMN
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.69%) B2C
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Jython
2 2 (15.38%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) hybris
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) ATG
3 1 (7.69%) Demandware
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) webMethods