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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Developer
Rank 588 581 551
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -30
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 40 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.054% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.057% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 16
Average daily rate £450 £465 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £318 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £585 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £388 £423
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.28%
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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 29 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 31 £413 -15.81% 4
London +13 13 £550 - 3
Scotland - 7 £509 -
Yorkshire - 5 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £413 -17.50%
Milton Keynes +9 4 £413 -17.50%
South East +3 4 £413 -17.50% 1
West Midlands -11 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £500 -
Leeds - 3 - -
City of London +50 2 - -
South West +3 2 £400 +25.00%
East Midlands -9 2 - -
Manchester -18 2 - -
North West -22 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Warwickshire +2 1 - -
Devon - 1 £400 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £400 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £518 -
Bingley - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 £525 -
West Lothian - 1 £518 -

WebSphere Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 88 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 40 (45.45%) Java
3 38 (43.18%) IBM
4 21 (23.86%) SQL
5 20 (22.73%) XML
6 19 (21.59%) HTML
7 18 (20.45%) J2EE
7 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (19.32%) DB2
9 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
9 15 (17.05%) E-Commerce
9 15 (17.05%) IBM Integration Bus
10 14 (15.91%) Web Services
10 14 (15.91%) Finance
11 13 (14.77%) Unix
11 13 (14.77%) Oracle
11 13 (14.77%) WebSphere MQ
12 11 (12.50%) Linux
12 11 (12.50%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 10 (11.36%) JUnit
13 10 (11.36%) HTTP
14 9 (10.23%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (10.23%) SOAP
14 9 (10.23%) DataPower
15 8 (9.09%) REST
15 8 (9.09%) SOA
15 8 (9.09%) JBoss
15 8 (9.09%) Middleware
16 7 (7.95%) BEA
16 7 (7.95%) Tomcat

WebSphere Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 88 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (9.09%) JBoss
4 7 (7.95%) Apache Solr
4 7 (7.95%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.95%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (3.41%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (2.27%) WMQI
8 1 (1.14%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) FTP
2 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) DB2
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) DataStage
4 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Anywhere
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) JUnit
2 7 (7.95%) JMeter
2 7 (7.95%) Selenium
3 6 (6.82%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.41%) Ant
4 3 (3.41%) Introscope
4 3 (3.41%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.41%) Subversion
4 3 (3.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (2.27%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.27%) JIRA
5 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.14%) FishEye
6 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.14%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.14%) Lombardi
General
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Automotive
5 2 (2.27%) Billing
5 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) XML
2 19 (21.59%) HTML
3 18 (20.45%) J2EE
4 15 (17.05%) IBM Integration Bus
5 14 (15.91%) Web Services
6 13 (14.77%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (10.23%) SOAP
8 8 (9.09%) Middleware
8 8 (9.09%) REST
9 7 (7.95%) Ajax
9 7 (7.95%) CSS
9 7 (7.95%) Spring
9 7 (7.95%) XSLT
10 5 (5.68%) Struts
11 4 (4.55%) .NET
11 4 (4.55%) BAPI
11 4 (4.55%) EJB
11 4 (4.55%) JSTL
11 4 (4.55%) WSDL
11 4 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) DataPower
2 3 (3.41%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.27%) Equities
3 2 (2.27%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Unix
2 11 (12.50%) Linux
3 7 (7.95%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) Solaris
5 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.05%) E-Commerce
3 8 (9.09%) SOA
4 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
5 6 (6.82%) OO
5 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
6 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.68%) Migration
7 4 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.41%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.41%) OOD
8 3 (3.41%) OOP
8 3 (3.41%) RAD
8 3 (3.41%) Scrum
8 3 (3.41%) Web Development
9 2 (2.27%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.27%) SDLC
9 2 (2.27%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.45%) Java
2 21 (23.86%) SQL
3 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.68%) Perl
4 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.41%) C
5 3 (3.41%) C#
6 2 (2.27%) XPath
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.14%) Python
7 1 (1.14%) Ruby
7 1 (1.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (3.41%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 38 (43.18%) IBM
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) ATG
3 7 (7.95%) BEA
3 7 (7.95%) hybris
4 4 (4.55%) SAP
5 3 (3.41%) CA
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.27%) Mercator
6 2 (2.27%) Serena
6 2 (2.27%) Sybase
7 1 (1.14%) Google
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