The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had WebSphere Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Developer
Rank 629 603 555
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -48
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 32 59 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 44
Median daily rate £463 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £356 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

WebSphere Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured WebSphere Developer in the job title.

WebSphere Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Developer within the UK.

WebSphere Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

WebSphere Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Developer within the UK.

WebSphere Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Developer
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 29 £463 +12.12% 4
London +8 19 £463 +15.62% 3
City of London +28 6 - -
East Midlands +1 4 £365 +4.28%
North West +18 3 £550 +10.00%
Scotland +15 3 - -
Manchester -8 3 £550 -
Stirling - 3 - -
East of England +7 1 - -
Leicestershire +4 1 £365 +4.28%
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
Leicester -1 1 £365 +4.28%
Yorkshire -7 1 - -
North East -24 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -27 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, WebSphere Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring WebSphere Developer in the job title.

1 73 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 41 (56.16%) Java
3 39 (53.42%) IBM Integration Bus
4 33 (45.21%) IBM
5 31 (42.47%) WebSphere MQ
6 27 (36.99%) Middleware
7 19 (26.03%) Web Services
7 19 (26.03%) XML
8 18 (24.66%) XSLT
8 18 (24.66%) Linux
8 18 (24.66%) Oracle
8 18 (24.66%) Finance
9 17 (23.29%) Unix
10 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
12 14 (19.18%) SQL
13 13 (17.81%) DB2
13 13 (17.81%) J2EE
13 13 (17.81%) SOAP
13 13 (17.81%) Shell Script
14 12 (16.44%) Perl
14 12 (16.44%) DataPower
15 11 (15.07%) Windows
16 10 (13.70%) Data Modelling
16 10 (13.70%) Retail
16 10 (13.70%) REST
17 9 (12.33%) JMS
17 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
17 9 (12.33%) WebSphere Application Server
18 8 (10.96%) VSS/SourceSafe

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 73 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (12.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.85%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 4 (5.48%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.74%) Apache
6 2 (2.74%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.37%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) DNS
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) FTP
4 1 (1.37%) ICMP
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) SSL
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) DB2
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Subversion
1 8 (10.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.74%) Introscope
4 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.37%) Build Forge
5 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.37%) GoCD
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
5 1 (1.37%) Maven
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Retail
3 8 (10.96%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.85%) Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Automotive
6 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.74%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (53.42%) IBM Integration Bus
2 31 (42.47%) WebSphere MQ
3 27 (36.99%) Middleware
4 19 (26.03%) Web Services
4 19 (26.03%) XML
5 18 (24.66%) XSLT
6 13 (17.81%) J2EE
6 13 (17.81%) SOAP
7 10 (13.70%) REST
8 9 (12.33%) JMS
9 8 (10.96%) .NET
10 7 (9.59%) CSS
10 7 (9.59%) FpML
10 7 (9.59%) HTML
11 6 (8.22%) Spring
12 5 (6.85%) WSDL
13 4 (5.48%) Java EE
13 4 (5.48%) XSD
14 3 (4.11%) JSP
14 3 (4.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) DataPower
2 8 (10.96%) Equities
2 8 (10.96%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.37%) iSeries
4 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Linux
2 17 (23.29%) Unix
3 11 (15.07%) Windows
4 6 (8.22%) Solaris
4 6 (8.22%) zOS
5 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.37%) AIX
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.70%) Data Modelling
3 8 (10.96%) Asset Management
3 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
3 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.48%) SOA
5 3 (4.11%) MVC
6 2 (2.74%) B2C
6 2 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (2.74%) High Availability
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL
6 2 (2.74%) TDD
6 2 (2.74%) Web Development
7 1 (1.37%) Build Automation
7 1 (1.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.37%) DevOps
7 1 (1.37%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.37%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (1.37%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.37%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) Java
2 14 (19.18%) SQL
3 13 (17.81%) Shell Script
4 12 (16.44%) Perl
5 6 (8.22%) C#
6 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.48%) Python
8 3 (4.11%) Jython
9 2 (2.74%) SQR
10 1 (1.37%) Go
10 1 (1.37%) PHP
10 1 (1.37%) Ruby
10 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) IBM Certification
1 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Ansible
1 1 (1.37%) Consul
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.37%) Terraform
1 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (45.21%) IBM
2 18 (24.66%) Oracle
3 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.96%) Apigee
4 8 (10.96%) Intel
4 8 (10.96%) Serena
4 8 (10.96%) webMethods
5 3 (4.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe
6 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.37%) ATG
6 1 (1.37%) Charles River
6 1 (1.37%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
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