The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 30 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.15% 0.75% 4.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.22% 5.71% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£381 - £394
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £408 £393
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
46 35 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 14.15% 13.11% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 30
Average daily rate £360 £320 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £361 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.69 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.90% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £22.69 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £24.08 £29.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Warwickshire region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Warwickshire region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing WebSphere 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.

1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) IBM
3 19 (55.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 14 (41.18%) XML
5 13 (38.24%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (29.41%) Web Services
6 10 (29.41%) SQL
7 8 (23.53%) FTP
7 8 (23.53%) UNIX
7 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 7 (20.59%) XSD
9 6 (17.65%) SOAP
9 6 (17.65%) Middleware
10 5 (14.71%) SOA
10 5 (14.71%) J2EE
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle
10 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
10 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
10 5 (14.71%) Spring
10 5 (14.71%) DataPower
11 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (11.76%) JSP
11 4 (11.76%) Servlets
11 4 (11.76%) HTTP
11 4 (11.76%) JMS
12 3 (8.82%) EAI
12 3 (8.82%) Migration
12 3 (8.82%) XML Schema
12 3 (8.82%) Java EE

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire region citing WebSphere 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) FTP
2 4 (11.76%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.88%) Hudson
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
2 2 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 2 (5.88%) Automotive
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Integration Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Middleware Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Junior
7 1 (2.94%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 14 (41.18%) XML
3 13 (38.24%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (29.41%) Web Services
5 7 (20.59%) XSD
6 6 (17.65%) SOAP
6 6 (17.65%) Middleware
7 5 (14.71%) J2EE
7 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
7 5 (14.71%) Spring
8 4 (11.76%) JSP
8 4 (11.76%) Servlets
8 4 (11.76%) JMS
9 3 (8.82%) XML Schema
9 3 (8.82%) Java EE
10 2 (5.88%) JAX-WS
10 2 (5.88%) JPA
10 2 (5.88%) XSLT
10 2 (5.88%) Struts
10 2 (5.88%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) DataPower
2 2 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) AS400
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) zOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
2 5 (14.71%) SOA
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) EAI
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Content Management
5 2 (5.88%) AOP
5 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Software Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.88%) B2C
5 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) UML
6 1 (2.94%) OO
6 1 (2.94%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) IBM
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Endeca
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) ATG
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Lotus
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow