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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Developer
Rank 541 574 466
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -108
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 55 21 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.040% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.043% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 38
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £439 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £356 £425
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.17%
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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
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 £250 £230 £240
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 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 May 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 18 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 May 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 +17 52 £500 +42.85% 4
London +19 19 £500 +45.45% 2
South East +10 19 £500 +42.71% 1
Berkshire +12 14 £500 +42.71% 1
City of London +25 12 £500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
East Midlands - 4 £350 -
Manchester - 4 £425 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £500 - 1
North West - 4 £425 - 1
Reading - 3 £438 -
Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands -10 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Scotland -5 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £350 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £350 -

WebSphere Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 81 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 43 (53.09%) Java
3 34 (41.98%) IBM
4 32 (39.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 24 (29.63%) Retail
6 20 (24.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 19 (23.46%) E-Commerce
8 17 (20.99%) XML
8 17 (20.99%) J2EE
8 17 (20.99%) Commerce Server
8 17 (20.99%) WebSphere MQ
9 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
10 12 (14.81%) SAP
10 12 (14.81%) HTTP
11 11 (13.58%) SQL
12 10 (12.35%) DB2
12 10 (12.35%) CSS
12 10 (12.35%) HTML
13 9 (11.11%) Oracle
14 8 (9.88%) DataPower
15 7 (8.64%) Retail Banking
15 7 (8.64%) Banking
15 7 (8.64%) Web Services
15 7 (8.64%) JMS
15 7 (8.64%) XML Schema
16 6 (7.41%) Finance
16 6 (7.41%) TDD
16 6 (7.41%) AIX
16 6 (7.41%) Web Development

WebSphere Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 81 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (24.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (20.99%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.23%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) HTTP
2 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) DB2
2 4 (4.94%) Big Data
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.23%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Ant
1 4 (4.94%) JUnit
2 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (29.63%) Retail
2 7 (8.64%) Retail Banking
2 7 (8.64%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Finance
4 4 (4.94%) Automotive
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 17 (20.99%) XML
2 17 (20.99%) J2EE
2 17 (20.99%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (12.35%) CSS
3 10 (12.35%) HTML
4 7 (8.64%) Web Services
4 7 (8.64%) JMS
4 7 (8.64%) XML Schema
5 5 (6.17%) SOAP
5 5 (6.17%) WSDL
5 5 (6.17%) Middleware
6 4 (4.94%) JSP
6 4 (4.94%) EJB
6 4 (4.94%) Java EE
7 3 (3.70%) JSTL
7 3 (3.70%) Ajax
8 2 (2.47%) Servlets
8 2 (2.47%) XSLT
9 1 (1.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) DataPower
2 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) AIX
2 5 (6.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) E-Commerce
2 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (7.41%) TDD
3 6 (7.41%) Web Development
3 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.17%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (6.17%) Integration Testing
5 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
5 4 (4.94%) Low Latency
5 4 (4.94%) High Availability
6 3 (3.70%) SOA
6 3 (3.70%) B2B
6 3 (3.70%) B2C
7 2 (2.47%) MVC
7 2 (2.47%) EAI
7 2 (2.47%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.47%) Performance Testing
8 1 (1.23%) BDD
8 1 (1.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.09%) Java
2 16 (19.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) IBM
2 12 (14.81%) SAP
3 9 (11.11%) Oracle
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