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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Developer
Rank 609 579 577
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 34 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.11% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 42 29
Median daily rate £400 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £378 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £468 £425
% change year-on-year
-25.13% +10.00%
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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -19 34 £400 -19.95% 2
London +2 18 £425 -15.00% 1
Essex - 7 £300 - 1
East of England - 7 £300 - 1
East Midlands +10 5 - -
Basildon - 3 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +8 1 £400 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £400 -20.00%
Warwickshire -7 1 - -
Manchester -14 1 - -
South East -15 1 £400 -20.00%
North West -18 1 - -
West Midlands -28 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Bingley - 1 - -

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 75 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 40 (53.33%) IBM
3 35 (46.67%) Java
4 33 (44.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 26 (34.67%) Middleware
6 24 (32.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (25.33%) DB2
9 18 (24.00%) Web Services
10 17 (22.67%) Linux
11 16 (21.33%) SQL
12 14 (18.67%) Windows
13 13 (17.33%) Unix
13 13 (17.33%) SOAP
13 13 (17.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (17.33%) J2EE
13 13 (17.33%) Oracle
13 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
13 13 (17.33%) Finance
14 12 (16.00%) DataPower
14 12 (16.00%) XML
14 12 (16.00%) XSLT
15 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
16 10 (13.33%) REST
17 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
18 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
18 8 (10.67%) Solaris
18 8 (10.67%) webMethods
18 8 (10.67%) Intel
18 8 (10.67%) Apigee

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 75 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (17.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 4 (5.33%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (2.67%) Apache
6 2 (2.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.33%) WMQI
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) DNS
2 2 (2.67%) FTP
3 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) DB2
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.67%) DataStage
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Anywhere
6 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Subversion
1 4 (5.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (2.67%) Introscope
3 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.33%) Ant
4 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Automotive
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.67%) Billing
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 26 (34.67%) Middleware
3 24 (32.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 18 (24.00%) Web Services
5 13 (17.33%) J2EE
5 13 (17.33%) SOAP
6 12 (16.00%) XML
6 12 (16.00%) XSLT
7 10 (13.33%) REST
8 7 (9.33%) FpML
8 7 (9.33%) Java EE
8 7 (9.33%) JMS
9 6 (8.00%) Struts
10 5 (6.67%) BAPI
10 5 (6.67%) WSDL
11 4 (5.33%) Ajax
11 4 (5.33%) Flash
11 4 (5.33%) JNDI
11 4 (5.33%) JSTL
11 4 (5.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) DataPower
2 4 (5.33%) Equities
2 4 (5.33%) Fixed Income
2 4 (5.33%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Linux
2 14 (18.67%) Windows
3 13 (17.33%) Unix
4 8 (10.67%) Solaris
5 6 (8.00%) zOS
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.33%) AIX
7 1 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (8.00%) OO
5 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.67%) SOA
6 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.33%) Web Development
7 3 (4.00%) Migration
7 3 (4.00%) OOD
7 3 (4.00%) OOP
7 3 (4.00%) RAD
7 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.67%) B2C
8 2 (2.67%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.67%) ITIL
8 2 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) Java
2 16 (21.33%) SQL
3 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.33%) C#
5 6 (8.00%) Perl
6 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.00%) Jython
7 3 (4.00%) Python
8 2 (2.67%) C
8 2 (2.67%) SQR
9 1 (1.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) IBM Certification
1 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) IBM
2 13 (17.33%) Oracle
3 8 (10.67%) Apigee
3 8 (10.67%) Intel
3 8 (10.67%) webMethods
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.67%) SAP
6 4 (5.33%) Serena
7 2 (2.67%) Mercator
8 1 (1.33%) Adobe
8 1 (1.33%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.33%) ATG
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.33%) Sybase