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 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Developer
Rank 546 465 497
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +32
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 60 114 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 68 36
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.11% +6.12%
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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 12 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 29 August 2014. 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 -54 57 £425 -5.55% 7
London -6 12 £450 +0.55% 7
South East -36 10 £450 +5.88%
North West -5 7 £425 -
East Midlands -16 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 £425 -
Nottinghamshire +9 3 - -
Nottingham +8 3 - -
Crewe - 3 £435 -
City of London +4 1 - - 3
Whyteleafe - - - -
Surrey - - - -

WebSphere Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 81 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 59 (72.84%) IBM
3 43 (53.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 38 (46.91%) Java
5 22 (27.16%) XML
6 21 (25.93%) WebSphere MQ
7 19 (23.46%) Linux
8 18 (22.22%) UNIX
8 18 (22.22%) Oracle
9 17 (20.99%) DB2
9 17 (20.99%) WebSphere Portal
10 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
10 16 (19.75%) SQL
10 16 (19.75%) Web Services
11 15 (18.52%) AIX
11 15 (18.52%) CSS
12 14 (17.28%) Mainframe
13 13 (16.05%) ClearCase
13 13 (16.05%) HTTP
14 12 (14.81%) SAP
14 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
14 12 (14.81%) ClearQuest
14 12 (14.81%) Finance
15 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (13.58%) Spring
15 11 (13.58%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (13.58%) HTML
15 11 (13.58%) J2EE
15 11 (13.58%) JSP
16 10 (12.35%) XML Schema

WebSphere Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 81 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (20.99%) WebSphere Portal
3 11 (13.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (7.41%) WebSphere Process Server
6 4 (4.94%) CMS
6 4 (4.94%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (1.23%) Moodle
8 1 (1.23%) Quickr
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) HTTP
2 5 (6.17%) SSL
3 4 (4.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) DB2
2 4 (4.94%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) MS Access
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) ClearCase
2 12 (14.81%) ClearQuest
3 5 (6.17%) JUnit
4 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.47%) Ant
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Advertising
3 3 (3.70%) Automotive
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
3 3 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 22 (27.16%) XML
3 21 (25.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (19.75%) Web Services
5 15 (18.52%) CSS
6 11 (13.58%) Spring
6 11 (13.58%) HTML
6 11 (13.58%) J2EE
6 11 (13.58%) JSP
7 10 (12.35%) XML Schema
8 9 (11.11%) Ajax
8 9 (11.11%) jQuery
9 8 (9.88%) WSDL
9 8 (9.88%) SOAP
10 5 (6.17%) Middleware
11 4 (4.94%) Hibernate
11 4 (4.94%) EJB
11 4 (4.94%) Servlets
11 4 (4.94%) J2SE
11 4 (4.94%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Mainframe
2 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.64%) DataPower
4 3 (3.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.47%) iSeries
6 1 (1.23%) Open Source
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Linux
2 18 (22.22%) UNIX
3 15 (18.52%) AIX
4 3 (3.70%) Windows
5 2 (2.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
2 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (12.35%) Workflow
4 8 (9.88%) Workflow Management
5 7 (8.64%) Integration Testing
6 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.41%) Migration
6 6 (7.41%) SOA
7 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.94%) Content Management
7 4 (4.94%) UML
7 4 (4.94%) CRM
8 3 (3.70%) RAD
8 3 (3.70%) MVC
8 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.70%) Web Development
9 2 (2.47%) Scrum
9 2 (2.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.91%) Java
2 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
2 16 (19.75%) SQL
3 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.94%) Python
4 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.23%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (72.84%) IBM
2 18 (22.22%) Oracle
3 12 (14.81%) SAP
4 3 (3.70%) Software AG
4 3 (3.70%) webMethods
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) Sun
6 1 (1.23%) ILOG
6 1 (1.23%) Lotus
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
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