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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Developer
Rank 543 572 492
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -80
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 50 27 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.048% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.052% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 25
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 7 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 17 April 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 +28 50 £450 +28.57% 3
South East -12 13 £463 +32.14% 1
London +12 12 £473 +35.00% 1
West Midlands -11 8 £300 -20.00%
Hampshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Coventry - - - -

WebSphere Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 67 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 33 (49.25%) Java
3 32 (47.76%) IBM
4 28 (41.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 20 (29.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 18 (26.87%) WebSphere MQ
7 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
7 17 (25.37%) XML
8 16 (23.88%) Retail
9 13 (19.40%) SAP
10 12 (17.91%) J2EE
10 12 (17.91%) HTTP
11 11 (16.42%) DB2
12 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
12 10 (14.93%) Web Services
13 9 (13.43%) CSS
13 9 (13.43%) HTML
13 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (13.43%) DataPower
14 8 (11.94%) Commerce Server
14 8 (11.94%) Finance
15 7 (10.45%) XML Schema
15 7 (10.45%) JMS
15 7 (10.45%) Oracle
15 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (8.96%) Banking
16 6 (8.96%) Retail Banking
16 6 (8.96%) EJB
16 6 (8.96%) JSP
16 6 (8.96%) SOAP

WebSphere Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 67 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (29.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (11.94%) Commerce Server
4 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.99%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.49%) FileNet
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) HTTP
2 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) DB2
2 4 (5.97%) Big Data
3 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.49%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Ant
1 4 (5.97%) JUnit
2 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (23.88%) Retail
2 8 (11.94%) Finance
3 6 (8.96%) Retail Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 18 (26.87%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (25.37%) XML
4 12 (17.91%) J2EE
5 10 (14.93%) Web Services
6 9 (13.43%) HTML
6 9 (13.43%) CSS
7 7 (10.45%) JMS
7 7 (10.45%) XML Schema
8 6 (8.96%) EJB
8 6 (8.96%) JSP
8 6 (8.96%) SOAP
9 5 (7.46%) Servlets
9 5 (7.46%) WSDL
9 5 (7.46%) Middleware
9 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.97%) Spring
10 4 (5.97%) Ajax
10 4 (5.97%) JDBC
11 3 (4.48%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) DataPower
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) AIX
2 5 (7.46%) UNIX
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
2 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
4 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.97%) High Availability
5 4 (5.97%) Low Latency
5 4 (5.97%) MVC
6 3 (4.48%) EAI
6 3 (4.48%) SOA
6 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.48%) Web Development
7 2 (2.99%) Kanban
7 2 (2.99%) Scrum
7 2 (2.99%) B2B
7 2 (2.99%) B2C
8 1 (1.49%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.49%) Project Management
8 1 (1.49%) TDD
8 1 (1.49%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) Java
2 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
1 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (47.76%) IBM
2 13 (19.40%) SAP
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
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