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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer (WSAD)
Rank 556 537 513
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -24
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer 15 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.045% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Average daily rate
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£238 £315 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £315 £450
% change year-on-year
-24.60% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.18 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -

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
6800 5781 5381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.57% 11.84% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4600 3654 3338
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 212
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.05 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) WebSphere
4 10 (50.00%) J2EE
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (50.00%) Web Services
4 10 (50.00%) XML
5 9 (45.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (45.00%) JAXB
5 9 (45.00%) Sun
5 9 (45.00%) Sun Certification
5 9 (45.00%) Web Development
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
6 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
6 8 (40.00%) IBM
6 8 (40.00%) UML
6 8 (40.00%) RAD
6 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (40.00%) JDBC
6 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (35.00%) IBM InfoSphere
7 7 (35.00%) XSLT
7 7 (35.00%) DB2
7 7 (35.00%) Information Management
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) OOD
8 6 (30.00%) TopLink
8 6 (30.00%) AccuRev

WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (45.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (35.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 7 (35.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Log4j
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JBehave
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) J2EE
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) JAXB
3 8 (40.00%) JDBC
4 7 (35.00%) XSLT
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) TopLink
5 6 (30.00%) Middleware
6 3 (15.00%) EJB
6 3 (15.00%) Servlets
7 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.00%) Ajax
8 1 (5.00%) Struts
8 1 (5.00%) CSS
8 1 (5.00%) JSP
8 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Web Development
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) UML
2 8 (40.00%) RAD
3 7 (35.00%) Information Management
4 6 (30.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Sun
3 8 (40.00%) IBM
4 6 (30.00%) AccuRev
5 4 (20.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) Coverity
6 1 (5.00%) Guidewire