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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Developer
Rank 632 621 561
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -60
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 28 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.093% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 35
Median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.68% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -33 25 £425 -10.52% 4
London +4 15 £425 -12.82% 1
East Midlands +2 4 £365 +4.28% 1
City of London +45 3 - -
Scotland +4 3 - -
Stirling - 3 - -
East of England +16 2 - -
North West -5 2 £550 - 1
Manchester -6 2 £550 - 1
Essex - 2 - -
Leicestershire +10 1 £365 +4.28% 1
Leicester 0 1 £365 +4.28% 1
Yorkshire -2 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Bingley - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 70 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 39 (55.71%) Java
3 36 (51.43%) IBM Integration Bus
4 33 (47.14%) IBM
5 30 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 26 (37.14%) Middleware
7 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (30.00%) Web Services
8 18 (25.71%) XML
8 18 (25.71%) Oracle
9 17 (24.29%) XSLT
9 17 (24.29%) Linux
10 16 (22.86%) DB2
11 15 (21.43%) SQL
11 15 (21.43%) Unix
11 15 (21.43%) Finance
12 14 (20.00%) J2EE
12 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 13 (18.57%) SOAP
14 12 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (17.14%) Shell Script
14 12 (17.14%) DataPower
15 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
15 11 (15.71%) Perl
15 11 (15.71%) Windows
16 10 (14.29%) REST
17 9 (12.86%) Retail
18 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 8 (11.43%) webMethods
18 8 (11.43%) JMS

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 70 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.14%) Apache Solr
4 5 (7.14%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.43%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) FTP
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) DB2
2 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Subversion
1 7 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.29%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (2.86%) Introscope
4 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 7 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.14%) Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Automotive
6 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (51.43%) IBM Integration Bus
2 30 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 26 (37.14%) Middleware
4 21 (30.00%) Web Services
5 18 (25.71%) XML
6 17 (24.29%) XSLT
7 14 (20.00%) J2EE
8 13 (18.57%) SOAP
9 10 (14.29%) REST
10 8 (11.43%) JMS
11 7 (10.00%) .NET
11 7 (10.00%) FpML
12 6 (8.57%) CSS
12 6 (8.57%) HTML
12 6 (8.57%) Java EE
12 6 (8.57%) Struts
13 5 (7.14%) Ajax
13 5 (7.14%) Spring
13 5 (7.14%) WSDL
14 4 (5.71%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) DataPower
2 7 (10.00%) Equities
2 7 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.71%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.43%) iSeries
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) Unix
3 11 (15.71%) Windows
4 6 (8.57%) Solaris
4 6 (8.57%) zOS
5 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.43%) AIX
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
3 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (7.14%) OO
5 5 (7.14%) Web Development
6 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.71%) SOA
7 3 (4.29%) OOD
7 3 (4.29%) RAD
8 2 (2.86%) B2C
8 2 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.86%) ITIL
8 2 (2.86%) Migration
8 2 (2.86%) OOP
8 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.43%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.43%) Project Management
9 1 (1.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (55.71%) Java
2 15 (21.43%) SQL
3 12 (17.14%) Shell Script
4 11 (15.71%) Perl
5 6 (8.57%) C#
6 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.29%) Jython
7 3 (4.29%) Python
8 2 (2.86%) SQR
9 1 (1.43%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) IBM Certification
1 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (47.14%) IBM
2 18 (25.71%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) Apigee
3 8 (11.43%) Intel
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.43%) webMethods
4 7 (10.00%) Serena
5 3 (4.29%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.43%) ATG
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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