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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Developer
Rank 602 574 593
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 45 66 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.12% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.12% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 37 19
Median daily rate £398 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £308 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.94% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 21 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 3 May 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 -39 45 £398 -11.66% 5
London -23 20 £425 -7.85% 1
East Midlands +11 8 - -
Nottingham - 8 - -
Nottinghamshire - 8 - -
East of England +8 7 £300 -12.72% 1
Essex - 7 £300 -
Manchester -5 5 - - 2
North West -6 5 - - 2
West Midlands -14 3 £351 -28.86%
Basildon - 3 £300 -
City of London +22 2 £395 -21.00%
Coventry - 2 £351 -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £400 -3.32%
Milton Keynes 0 1 £400 -3.32%
Warwickshire -6 1 - -
South East -17 1 £400 -15.78% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Bingley - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 87 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 49 (56.32%) IBM
3 36 (41.38%) Java
4 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (26.44%) SQL
6 22 (25.29%) IBM Integration Bus
7 21 (24.14%) J2EE
7 21 (24.14%) DB2
8 20 (22.99%) Middleware
9 17 (19.54%) E-Commerce
10 16 (18.39%) WebSphere MQ
11 15 (17.24%) Web Services
12 14 (16.09%) XML
12 14 (16.09%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (16.09%) SOAP
12 14 (16.09%) HTML
12 14 (16.09%) Linux
13 13 (14.94%) DataPower
13 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
14 10 (11.49%) Windows
15 9 (10.34%) Unix
15 9 (10.34%) Oracle
15 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
15 9 (10.34%) HTTP
15 9 (10.34%) Finance
15 9 (10.34%) REST
16 8 (9.20%) Apigee
16 8 (9.20%) Java EE
16 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (9.20%) webMethods

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 87 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (16.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.90%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (5.75%) Apache Solr
4 5 (5.75%) JBoss
4 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (2.30%) Apache
6 2 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.30%) WMQI
7 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) HTTP
2 2 (2.30%) DNS
2 2 (2.30%) FTP
3 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.15%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) DB2
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.30%) DataStage
5 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Anywhere
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) JUnit
2 5 (5.75%) JMeter
2 5 (5.75%) Selenium
3 3 (3.45%) Ant
3 3 (3.45%) Rational Application Developer
3 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (2.30%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.30%) Introscope
4 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.15%) Lombardi
5 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Automotive
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Billing
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) IBM Integration Bus
2 21 (24.14%) J2EE
3 20 (22.99%) Middleware
4 16 (18.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (17.24%) Web Services
6 14 (16.09%) HTML
6 14 (16.09%) SOAP
6 14 (16.09%) XML
7 9 (10.34%) REST
8 8 (9.20%) Java EE
9 7 (8.05%) CSS
9 7 (8.05%) Spring
9 7 (8.05%) Struts
9 7 (8.05%) XSLT
10 6 (6.90%) Ajax
11 5 (5.75%) EJB
11 5 (5.75%) JMS
11 5 (5.75%) JSTL
12 4 (4.60%) Flash
12 4 (4.60%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) DataPower
2 4 (4.60%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.30%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Linux
2 10 (11.49%) Windows
3 9 (10.34%) Unix
4 6 (6.90%) Solaris
4 6 (6.90%) zOS
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) AIX
6 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.54%) E-Commerce
3 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.05%) OO
4 7 (8.05%) SOA
5 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.90%) Migration
6 4 (4.60%) OOP
6 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.60%) Web Development
7 3 (3.45%) OOD
7 3 (3.45%) RAD
8 2 (2.30%) B2C
8 2 (2.30%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.30%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.30%) ITIL
8 2 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.30%) SDLC
9 1 (1.15%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (1.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) Java
2 23 (26.44%) SQL
3 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.75%) C#
5 3 (3.45%) Jython
5 3 (3.45%) Perl
5 3 (3.45%) Python
5 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.30%) C
6 2 (2.30%) SQR
6 2 (2.30%) XPath
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) IBM Certification
1 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 49 (56.32%) IBM
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle
3 8 (9.20%) Apigee
3 8 (9.20%) Intel
3 8 (9.20%) webMethods
4 6 (6.90%) ATG
5 5 (5.75%) BEA
5 5 (5.75%) hybris
6 3 (3.45%) SAP
7 2 (2.30%) Mercator
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.30%) Sybase
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe
8 1 (1.15%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.15%) Red Hat