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 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Developer
Rank 613 555 584
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +29
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 43 72 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.14% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 46 20
Median daily rate £388 £487 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.47% +33.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £468 £365
% change year-on-year
-24.86% +28.08%
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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 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 27 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 -48 43 £388 -22.42% 4
London -11 19 £410 -18.00% 1
East Midlands +16 8 - -
Nottingham - 8 - -
Nottinghamshire - 8 - -
East of England +12 7 £300 -12.72% 1
Essex - 7 £300 -
North West -13 4 - - 1
Manchester -16 4 - - 1
West Midlands -16 3 £351 -36.13%
Basildon - 3 £300 -
City of London +25 2 £395 -21.00% 1
Coventry - 2 £351 -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £400 -27.27%
Milton Keynes +4 1 £400 -27.27%
Warwickshire -8 1 - -
South East -33 1 £400 -19.95% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Bingley - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 73 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 38 (52.05%) IBM
3 34 (46.58%) Java
4 26 (35.62%) IBM Integration Bus
4 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (28.77%) Middleware
6 19 (26.03%) DB2
7 18 (24.66%) WebSphere MQ
8 15 (20.55%) SQL
9 14 (19.18%) J2EE
9 14 (19.18%) Web Services
9 14 (19.18%) Linux
10 13 (17.81%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
12 11 (15.07%) Windows
13 10 (13.70%) Finance
13 10 (13.70%) DataPower
14 9 (12.33%) SOAP
14 9 (12.33%) Oracle
14 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
15 8 (10.96%) XSLT
15 8 (10.96%) Unix
15 8 (10.96%) webMethods
15 8 (10.96%) Intel
15 8 (10.96%) Java EE
15 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (10.96%) Apigee
16 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database
16 7 (9.59%) REST
16 7 (9.59%) Spring

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 73 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (17.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 4 (5.48%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.74%) Apache
5 2 (2.74%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.74%) WMQI
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) DNS
2 2 (2.74%) FTP
3 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) DB2
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.74%) DataStage
4 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Ant
1 3 (4.11%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (2.74%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.74%) Introscope
2 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) JUnit
3 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Automotive
2 4 (5.48%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Billing
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.62%) IBM Integration Bus
2 21 (28.77%) Middleware
3 18 (24.66%) WebSphere MQ
4 14 (19.18%) J2EE
4 14 (19.18%) Web Services
5 9 (12.33%) SOAP
6 8 (10.96%) Java EE
6 8 (10.96%) XSLT
7 7 (9.59%) REST
7 7 (9.59%) Spring
8 6 (8.22%) CSS
8 6 (8.22%) FpML
8 6 (8.22%) HTML
8 6 (8.22%) JMS
8 6 (8.22%) Struts
8 6 (8.22%) XML
9 4 (5.48%) EJB
9 4 (5.48%) Flash
9 4 (5.48%) JNDI
9 4 (5.48%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) DataPower
2 4 (5.48%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.11%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Linux
2 11 (15.07%) Windows
3 8 (10.96%) Unix
4 7 (9.59%) Solaris
5 6 (8.22%) zOS
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.37%) AIX
7 1 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
3 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.59%) OO
5 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.85%) SOA
7 4 (5.48%) Migration
7 4 (5.48%) OOP
7 4 (5.48%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Web Development
8 3 (4.11%) OOD
8 3 (4.11%) RAD
9 2 (2.74%) B2C
9 2 (2.74%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.74%) ITIL
9 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.37%) Project Management
10 1 (1.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) Java
2 15 (20.55%) SQL
3 6 (8.22%) C#
3 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) Jython
4 3 (4.11%) Perl
4 3 (4.11%) Python
4 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.74%) C
5 2 (2.74%) SQR
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) IBM Certification
1 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 38 (52.05%) IBM
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
3 8 (10.96%) Apigee
3 8 (10.96%) Intel
3 8 (10.96%) webMethods
4 3 (4.11%) SAP
5 2 (2.74%) Mercator
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.74%) Sybase
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe
6 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.37%) ATG
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat