The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Studio Application Developer skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Studio Application Developer over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer (WSAD)
Rank 599 564 545
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer 8 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.027% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 13
Average daily rate
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£225 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
-42.06% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7358 6049 5922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.90% 11.64% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5013 3916 3495
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 145 221
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebSphere Studio Application Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer within the UK.

WebSphere Studio Application Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer within the UK.

WebSphere Studio Application Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Studio Application 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 Studio Application Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 8 £225 -42.06% 1
East of England -16 4 £210 - 1
South West -32 1 £320 -
London - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer also 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 that cited WebSphere Studio Application Developer.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) J2EE
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) UML
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (40.00%) OOD
5 4 (40.00%) RAD
5 4 (40.00%) IBM
5 4 (40.00%) JAXB
5 4 (40.00%) Sun
5 4 (40.00%) Sun Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Middleware
5 4 (40.00%) JDBC
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) XSLT
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Web Development
5 4 (40.00%) AccuRev
5 4 (40.00%) TopLink
6 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (30.00%) SAP
6 3 (30.00%) EJB
6 3 (30.00%) Servlets
7 2 (20.00%) Struts

WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer also 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 that cited WebSphere Studio Application Developer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) TopLink
3 4 (40.00%) JAXB
3 4 (40.00%) Middleware
3 4 (40.00%) JDBC
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) XSLT
4 3 (30.00%) EJB
4 3 (30.00%) Servlets
5 2 (20.00%) Struts
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) JSP
5 2 (20.00%) XHTML
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) UML
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) OOD
2 4 (40.00%) RAD
2 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
1 4 (40.00%) Sun
1 4 (40.00%) AccuRev
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Pega
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