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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Developer
Rank 574 544 479
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -65
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 18 26 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.051% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.055% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 45
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£425 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £416 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 9 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 24 December 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 -24 16 £375 -25.92%
London +18 5 £500 -
North West - 4 £425 -
City of London - 2 £450 -
Basingstoke - - - -
South East - - - -
Lytham St Annes - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -

WebSphere Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 62 (71.26%) IBM
3 53 (60.92%) Java
4 43 (49.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 27 (31.03%) Web Services
6 22 (25.29%) J2EE
6 22 (25.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
8 18 (20.69%) Linux
8 18 (20.69%) Integration Testing
9 17 (19.54%) MVC
9 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
9 17 (19.54%) SAP
10 16 (18.39%) EJB
10 16 (18.39%) DB2
10 16 (18.39%) Oracle
10 16 (18.39%) XML
10 16 (18.39%) JSP
10 16 (18.39%) Servlets
10 16 (18.39%) Unit Testing
11 15 (17.24%) AIX
11 15 (17.24%) CSS
11 15 (17.24%) JDBC
12 14 (16.09%) Mainframe
13 13 (14.94%) HTTP
14 12 (13.79%) ClearQuest
14 12 (13.79%) RAD
14 12 (13.79%) Struts
14 12 (13.79%) ClearCase
14 12 (13.79%) UNIX

WebSphere Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (8.05%) WebSphere Process Server
5 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.30%) Quickr
6 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (2.30%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.30%) JBoss
7 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.15%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.15%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) HTTP
2 5 (5.75%) SSL
3 3 (3.45%) FTP
4 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) DB2
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) MS Access
3 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.15%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) ClearCase
1 12 (13.79%) ClearQuest
2 4 (4.60%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (1.15%) Ant
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Automotive
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Advertising
5 3 (3.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (49.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 27 (31.03%) Web Services
3 22 (25.29%) J2EE
3 22 (25.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (18.39%) EJB
4 16 (18.39%) JSP
4 16 (18.39%) Servlets
4 16 (18.39%) XML
5 15 (17.24%) CSS
5 15 (17.24%) JDBC
6 12 (13.79%) Struts
7 10 (11.49%) REST
8 9 (10.34%) Taglibs
8 9 (10.34%) DAO
8 9 (10.34%) XML Schema
9 8 (9.20%) HTML
10 6 (6.90%) Spring
10 6 (6.90%) Ajax
11 4 (4.60%) Middleware
11 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Mainframe
2 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) DataPower
4 3 (3.45%) Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) iSeries
6 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Linux
2 15 (17.24%) AIX
3 12 (13.79%) UNIX
4 3 (3.45%) Windows
4 3 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
2 18 (20.69%) Integration Testing
3 17 (19.54%) MVC
4 16 (18.39%) Unit Testing
5 12 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 12 (13.79%) RAD
6 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.20%) Workflow
7 8 (9.20%) Workflow Management
8 5 (5.75%) UML
8 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.60%) SOA
9 4 (4.60%) Migration
10 3 (3.45%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.45%) OO
11 2 (2.30%) EAI
11 2 (2.30%) Scrum
11 2 (2.30%) Kanban
11 2 (2.30%) Waterfall
12 1 (1.15%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.92%) Java
2 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.49%) SQL
4 4 (4.60%) Python
4 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (71.26%) IBM
2 17 (19.54%) SAP
3 16 (18.39%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) Software AG
4 3 (3.45%) webMethods
5 2 (2.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.30%) Lotus
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.15%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.15%) Sun