The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Developer
Rank 556 547 468
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -79
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 25 19 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.038% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.041% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 28
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£500 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £659 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £481 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.48% +20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48551 46784 42135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.38% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29792 27671 24104
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1968 2263
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

WebSphere Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 March 2015.

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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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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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
England +6 25 £500 +6.95% 6
London -4 6 £550 +57.14% 2
South East -28 2 £500 -2.43%
Basingstoke - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

WebSphere Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Developer in their job title 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 with WebSphere Developer in their job title.

1 68 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 48 (70.59%) Java
3 39 (57.35%) IBM
4 24 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 24 (35.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 23 (33.82%) Web Services
6 20 (29.41%) J2EE
7 18 (26.47%) Integration Testing
8 16 (23.53%) SAP
8 16 (23.53%) XML
8 16 (23.53%) MVC
9 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
10 14 (20.59%) EJB
10 14 (20.59%) CSS
10 14 (20.59%) JDBC
10 14 (20.59%) JSP
10 14 (20.59%) Servlets
11 12 (17.65%) HTTP
11 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
12 11 (16.18%) XML Schema
12 11 (16.18%) WebSphere MQ
12 11 (16.18%) Struts
13 10 (14.71%) RAD
13 10 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (14.71%) Retail
14 8 (11.76%) REST
14 8 (11.76%) Taglibs
14 8 (11.76%) DAO
15 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (10.29%) HTML

WebSphere Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Developer in their job title 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 with WebSphere Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 68 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.88%) Commerce Server
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (2.94%) JBoss
4 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.47%) FileNet
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.47%) Quickr
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) DB2
2 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Ant
2 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 10 (14.71%) Retail
2 5 (7.35%) Automotive
3 3 (4.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 23 (33.82%) Web Services
3 20 (29.41%) J2EE
4 16 (23.53%) XML
5 14 (20.59%) EJB
5 14 (20.59%) CSS
5 14 (20.59%) JDBC
5 14 (20.59%) JSP
5 14 (20.59%) Servlets
6 11 (16.18%) XML Schema
6 11 (16.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (16.18%) Struts
7 8 (11.76%) REST
7 8 (11.76%) Taglibs
7 8 (11.76%) DAO
8 7 (10.29%) HTML
9 5 (7.35%) Hibernate
9 5 (7.35%) Spring
9 5 (7.35%) Ajax
10 3 (4.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) DataPower
2 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) UNIX
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 18 (26.47%) Integration Testing
3 16 (23.53%) MVC
4 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 10 (14.71%) RAD
6 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.94%) Kanban
8 2 (2.94%) Scrum
8 2 (2.94%) UML
8 2 (2.94%) OO
8 2 (2.94%) EAI
9 1 (1.47%) OOD
9 1 (1.47%) SOA
9 1 (1.47%) OOP
9 1 (1.47%) SAP Implementation
9 1 (1.47%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (70.59%) Java
2 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) VCP4
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 39 (57.35%) IBM
2 16 (23.53%) SAP
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.47%) Lotus
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