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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Developer
Rank 537 490 525
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +35
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 75 96 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 33
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£425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%
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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -7 73 £425 -4.49% 4
London +1 25 £435 -2.24% 3
North West - 8 £415 -
City of London +18 6 £450 - 3
South East -2 6 £425 +6.11% 1
East Midlands -6 5 - -
Nottingham +14 4 - -
Nottinghamshire +5 4 - -
Cheshire - 3 £425 -
Crewe - 2 £435 -
Whyteleafe - - - -
Surrey - - - -

WebSphere Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 102 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 75 (73.53%) IBM
3 57 (55.88%) Java
4 47 (46.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 26 (25.49%) Web Services
6 24 (23.53%) XML
6 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 24 (23.53%) J2EE
6 24 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
7 22 (21.57%) CSS
8 21 (20.59%) UNIX
9 19 (18.63%) Linux
9 19 (18.63%) JSP
10 18 (17.65%) Oracle
10 18 (17.65%) Integration Testing
11 17 (16.67%) SQL
11 17 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
12 16 (15.69%) E-Commerce
13 15 (14.71%) HTTP
13 15 (14.71%) DB2
13 15 (14.71%) SAP
13 15 (14.71%) AIX
13 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
14 14 (13.73%) MVC
14 14 (13.73%) Mainframe
15 13 (12.75%) ClearCase
15 13 (12.75%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (11.76%) Spring
16 12 (11.76%) Service Delivery
16 12 (11.76%) Finance

WebSphere Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 102 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (12.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (7.84%) WebSphere Process Server
4 8 (7.84%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (3.92%) CMS
5 4 (3.92%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (1.96%) Quickr
7 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.71%) HTTP
2 5 (4.90%) SSL
3 4 (3.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) DB2
2 4 (3.92%) MySQL
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.98%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) ClearCase
2 12 (11.76%) ClearQuest
3 5 (4.90%) JUnit
4 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.96%) Ant
6 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Automotive
3 4 (3.92%) Advertising
4 3 (2.94%) Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (46.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 26 (25.49%) Web Services
3 24 (23.53%) XML
3 24 (23.53%) J2EE
3 24 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 22 (21.57%) CSS
5 19 (18.63%) JSP
6 12 (11.76%) Spring
6 12 (11.76%) EJB
6 12 (11.76%) Servlets
6 12 (11.76%) XML Schema
7 11 (10.78%) JDBC
7 11 (10.78%) REST
8 10 (9.80%) HTML
8 10 (9.80%) Struts
9 9 (8.82%) Ajax
9 9 (8.82%) DAO
9 9 (8.82%) jQuery
9 9 (8.82%) Taglibs
10 8 (7.84%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Mainframe
2 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.86%) DataPower
4 3 (2.94%) Clustering
5 2 (1.96%) iSeries
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.59%) UNIX
2 19 (18.63%) Linux
3 15 (14.71%) AIX
4 3 (2.94%) Windows
5 2 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.65%) Integration Testing
2 16 (15.69%) E-Commerce
3 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
4 14 (13.73%) MVC
5 12 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 11 (10.78%) RAD
6 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.80%) Workflow
8 8 (7.84%) Workflow Management
9 6 (5.88%) Migration
9 6 (5.88%) SOA
10 4 (3.92%) Content Management
10 4 (3.92%) CRM
11 3 (2.94%) UML
11 3 (2.94%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.94%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.94%) Web Development
12 2 (1.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 57 (55.88%) Java
2 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.67%) SQL
4 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 75 (73.53%) IBM
2 18 (17.65%) Oracle
3 15 (14.71%) SAP
4 3 (2.94%) webMethods
4 3 (2.94%) Software AG
5 2 (1.96%) VMware
5 2 (1.96%) Lotus
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.98%) ILOG
6 1 (0.98%) Sun
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
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