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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Developer
Rank 616 604 556
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -48
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 41 57 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.100% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 55
Median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £381 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.84% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 25 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 September 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 +11 37 £438 +9.37% 3
London -3 23 £513 +28.12% 1
City of London +8 6 - -
East of England +3 4 - -
Hertfordshire 0 4 - -
Watford - 4 - -
Hampshire +16 3 £370 -7.50% 1
North West +16 3 £550 +10.00%
South East +11 3 £370 -12.94% 1
Scotland +11 3 - -
Winchester +8 3 £370 -7.50%
Manchester -2 3 £550 -
Stirling - 3 - -
Yorkshire +3 2 - -
Leeds +2 1 - -
West Yorkshire -1 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 £365 -5.80%
North East -24 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -27 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £365 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £365 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 81 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 56 (69.14%) Java
3 37 (45.68%) IBM
4 36 (44.44%) IBM Integration Bus
5 33 (40.74%) WebSphere MQ
6 22 (27.16%) Oracle
6 22 (27.16%) Web Services
7 21 (25.93%) Linux
7 21 (25.93%) Middleware
8 20 (24.69%) XML
9 18 (22.22%) XSLT
9 18 (22.22%) Unix
9 18 (22.22%) J2EE
10 17 (20.99%) Finance
11 16 (19.75%) HTML
11 16 (19.75%) CSS
12 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 15 (18.52%) SQL
13 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.05%) DB2
14 13 (16.05%) SOAP
14 13 (16.05%) Shell Script
14 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce
15 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (13.58%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (13.58%) Perl
17 10 (12.35%) Windows
17 10 (12.35%) Data Modelling
17 10 (12.35%) Retail
17 10 (12.35%) REST

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 81 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (13.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.17%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.70%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.70%) Commerce Server
7 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.23%) Apache
8 1 (1.23%) Confluence
8 1 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.94%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) HTTP
2 4 (4.94%) Internet
2 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (2.47%) ICMP
4 2 (2.47%) VPN
5 1 (1.23%) DMZ
5 1 (1.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.05%) DB2
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.70%) Big Data
7 2 (2.47%) MySQL
7 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.47%) Redis
8 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Subversion
1 8 (9.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.47%) GoCD
5 2 (2.47%) JIRA
6 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.23%) Build Forge
6 1 (1.23%) Introscope
6 1 (1.23%) Maven
6 1 (1.23%) Selenium
6 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Retail
3 8 (9.88%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.17%) Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Automotive
6 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
7 1 (1.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (44.44%) IBM Integration Bus
2 33 (40.74%) WebSphere MQ
3 22 (27.16%) Web Services
4 21 (25.93%) Middleware
5 20 (24.69%) XML
6 18 (22.22%) J2EE
6 18 (22.22%) XSLT
7 16 (19.75%) CSS
7 16 (19.75%) HTML
8 13 (16.05%) SOAP
9 10 (12.35%) REST
10 8 (9.88%) .NET
10 8 (9.88%) JMS
10 8 (9.88%) Servlets
10 8 (9.88%) Spring
10 8 (9.88%) XHTML
11 7 (8.64%) FpML
11 7 (8.64%) JSP
12 6 (7.41%) EJB
12 6 (7.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Equities
1 8 (9.88%) Fixed Income
2 6 (7.41%) DataPower
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Linux
2 18 (22.22%) Unix
3 10 (12.35%) Windows
4 6 (7.41%) Solaris
4 6 (7.41%) zOS
5 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce
2 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.35%) Data Modelling
4 9 (11.11%) MVC
5 8 (9.88%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.94%) DevOps
6 4 (4.94%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.94%) Open Source
6 4 (4.94%) SOA
7 3 (3.70%) High Availability
7 3 (3.70%) TDD
8 2 (2.47%) B2C
8 2 (2.47%) Build Automation
8 2 (2.47%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.47%) OO
8 2 (2.47%) Software Delivery
8 2 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.47%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.23%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (69.14%) Java
2 15 (18.52%) SQL
3 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.05%) Shell Script
5 11 (13.58%) Perl
6 6 (7.41%) C#
7 4 (4.94%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) Go
8 2 (2.47%) Ruby
8 2 (2.47%) SQR
9 1 (1.23%) Jython
9 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Ansible
1 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.17%) Terraform
2 4 (4.94%) Puppet
3 2 (2.47%) Consul
4 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) IBM
2 22 (27.16%) Oracle
3 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.88%) Serena
5 3 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Apigee
6 2 (2.47%) Intel
6 2 (2.47%) webMethods
7 1 (1.23%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.23%) Charles River
7 1 (1.23%) Mercator
7 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat