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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Developer
Rank 566 560 457
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -103
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 45 40 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.073% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.079% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 61
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£500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 26 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 29 July 2015. 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 -14 36 £500 +17.64% 4
South East -20 11 £500 +11.11% 2
London +5 10 £500 +17.64%
Berkshire +12 9 £500 +66.66%
East of England - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
West Midlands +3 5 £400 -5.88%
City of London +7 4 £488 -
Scotland 0 4 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 £500 -
Hampshire -3 2 £400 -23.48% 2
Birmingham - 2 £375 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Midlands -1 1 - -
East Midlands -11 1 £350 -
Winchester -11 1 £400 -23.48%
North West -20 1 - -
West Yorkshire -28 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -29 1 - - 1
Leicester - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

WebSphere Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 95 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 53 (55.79%) Java
3 42 (44.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 41 (43.16%) IBM
5 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
5 26 (27.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 20 (21.05%) Retail
6 20 (21.05%) XML
7 17 (17.89%) E-Commerce
7 17 (17.89%) WebSphere MQ
8 16 (16.84%) CSS
8 16 (16.84%) J2EE
8 16 (16.84%) Finance
9 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (15.79%) SQL
9 15 (15.79%) Commerce Server
10 13 (13.68%) HTTP
11 12 (12.63%) SAP
12 11 (11.58%) DataPower
12 11 (11.58%) HTML
12 11 (11.58%) DB2
13 10 (10.53%) Web Services
14 9 (9.47%) Oracle
14 9 (9.47%) JSP
14 9 (9.47%) XML Schema
15 8 (8.42%) SOA
15 8 (8.42%) Banking
15 8 (8.42%) JSTL
16 7 (7.37%) Retail Banking
16 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration

WebSphere Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 95 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 26 (27.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (15.79%) Commerce Server
4 7 (7.37%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (6.32%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.11%) WMQI
7 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.05%) JBoss
7 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) HTTP
2 6 (6.32%) SSL
2 6 (6.32%) Firewall
3 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) DB2
2 4 (4.21%) Big Data
3 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Ant
2 4 (4.21%) JUnit
3 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.11%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.05%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.05%) JMeter
5 1 (1.05%) Selenium
5 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (21.05%) Retail
2 16 (16.84%) Finance
3 8 (8.42%) Banking
4 7 (7.37%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.21%) Automotive
6 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (44.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 20 (21.05%) XML
3 17 (17.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (16.84%) J2EE
4 16 (16.84%) CSS
5 11 (11.58%) HTML
6 10 (10.53%) Web Services
7 9 (9.47%) JSP
7 9 (9.47%) XML Schema
8 8 (8.42%) JSTL
9 6 (6.32%) SAML
9 6 (6.32%) JMS
10 5 (5.26%) WSDL
10 5 (5.26%) XSLT
10 5 (5.26%) SOAP
10 5 (5.26%) Java EE
11 4 (4.21%) Middleware
12 3 (3.16%) EJB
13 2 (2.11%) XSD
13 2 (2.11%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) DataPower
2 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.37%) UNIX
2 6 (6.32%) AIX
3 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.89%) E-Commerce
2 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.42%) SOA
4 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (6.32%) Web Development
5 6 (6.32%) Integration Testing
5 6 (6.32%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (6.32%) TDD
6 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.21%) High Availability
7 4 (4.21%) Low Latency
8 3 (3.16%) B2B
8 3 (3.16%) B2C
9 2 (2.11%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.11%) EAI
9 2 (2.11%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.11%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.05%) BDD
10 1 (1.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.79%) Java
2 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (2.11%) Perl
5 1 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.05%) IBM Certification
1 1 (1.05%) Degree
1 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (43.16%) IBM
2 12 (12.63%) SAP
3 9 (9.47%) Oracle
4 2 (2.11%) Sybase
5 1 (1.05%) Cognos
5 1 (1.05%) HP
5 1 (1.05%) BEA
5 1 (1.05%) ATG
5 1 (1.05%) hybris
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