The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Developer
Rank 544 456 486
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +30
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 46 117 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 63 38
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £389 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 August 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 12 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 1 August 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 -56 44 £425 -5.55% 5
London -11 11 £450 -2.70% 2
South East -32 9 £484 +13.82% 1
North West -4 5 £425 -
Cheshire - 4 £425 -
Crewe - 3 £435 -
East Midlands -25 2 - -
City of London +16 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +3 1 - -
Nottingham +3 1 - -
Whyteleafe - - - -
Surrey - - - -

WebSphere Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 74 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 52 (70.27%) IBM
3 37 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 35 (47.30%) Java
5 23 (31.08%) XML
6 16 (21.62%) Web Services
6 16 (21.62%) UNIX
6 16 (21.62%) Linux
6 16 (21.62%) WebSphere MQ
6 16 (21.62%) WebSphere Portal
7 15 (20.27%) HTTP
7 15 (20.27%) DB2
8 14 (18.92%) CSS
8 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
8 14 (18.92%) Oracle
9 13 (17.57%) SQL
10 12 (16.22%) SAP
10 12 (16.22%) XML Schema
10 12 (16.22%) AIX
11 11 (14.86%) ClearCase
11 11 (14.86%) Mainframe
12 10 (13.51%) HTML
12 10 (13.51%) Finance
13 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
13 9 (12.16%) Spring
13 9 (12.16%) jQuery
13 9 (12.16%) J2EE
13 9 (12.16%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (12.16%) JSP
13 9 (12.16%) ClearQuest

WebSphere Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 74 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (21.62%) WebSphere Portal
3 9 (12.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (8.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (8.11%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (5.41%) CMS
5 4 (5.41%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.70%) Moodle
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) HTTP
2 5 (6.76%) SSL
3 4 (5.41%) FTP
4 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) DB2
2 4 (5.41%) MySQL
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) ClearCase
2 9 (12.16%) ClearQuest
3 6 (8.11%) JUnit
4 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.70%) Ant
5 1 (1.35%) Build Forge
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
2 3 (4.05%) Advertising
2 3 (4.05%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Publishing
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 23 (31.08%) XML
3 16 (21.62%) Web Services
3 16 (21.62%) WebSphere MQ
4 14 (18.92%) CSS
5 12 (16.22%) XML Schema
6 10 (13.51%) HTML
7 9 (12.16%) Spring
7 9 (12.16%) jQuery
7 9 (12.16%) J2EE
7 9 (12.16%) JSP
8 8 (10.81%) WSDL
8 8 (10.81%) SOAP
8 8 (10.81%) Ajax
9 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.41%) J2SE
10 3 (4.05%) Middleware
10 3 (4.05%) REST
10 3 (4.05%) JSR 286
11 2 (2.70%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Mainframe
2 7 (9.46%) DataPower
3 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) iSeries
5 1 (1.35%) Open Source
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) UNIX
1 16 (21.62%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) AIX
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
2 8 (10.81%) Integration Testing
2 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (10.81%) Workflow
3 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.11%) Workflow Management
4 5 (6.76%) SOA
4 5 (6.76%) Migration
5 4 (5.41%) Content Management
5 4 (5.41%) CRM
5 4 (5.41%) UML
6 3 (4.05%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.05%) Web Development
6 3 (4.05%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.70%) MVC
7 2 (2.70%) Scrum
7 2 (2.70%) OO
7 2 (2.70%) RAD
8 1 (1.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) Java
2 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.57%) SQL
4 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.76%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) IBM Certification
3 2 (2.70%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (70.27%) IBM
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle
3 12 (16.22%) SAP
4 3 (4.05%) webMethods
4 3 (4.05%) Software AG
5 1 (1.35%) ILOG
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago