The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere 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
Rank 62 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 54 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.24% 1.23% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.59% 7.33% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 13 23
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£413 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £432 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.75 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £34.00
WebSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
466 341 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.30% 16.75% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 189 170
Average daily rate £375 £363 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 32
Average hourly rate £20.25 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £27.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the West Midlands region 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
Warwickshire +9 19 £425 +54.54%
Coventry -4 12 £381 +1.66%
Birmingham -5 5 £413 +26.92% 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 66 (56.41%) IBM
2 50 (42.74%) Java
3 45 (38.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 40 (34.19%) XML
5 35 (29.91%) WebSphere MQ
6 34 (29.06%) UNIX
7 29 (24.79%) Oracle
7 29 (24.79%) Web Services
8 28 (23.93%) SQL
9 26 (22.22%) J2EE
10 25 (21.37%) Middleware
11 23 (19.66%) SAP
12 22 (18.80%) WebSphere Application Server
13 19 (16.24%) Spring
14 18 (15.38%) Windows
14 18 (15.38%) Linux
14 18 (15.38%) Hibernate
15 17 (14.53%) SOAP
16 16 (13.68%) SOA
17 15 (12.82%) DataPower
18 13 (11.11%) Manufacturing
18 13 (11.11%) Migration
18 13 (11.11%) FTP
18 13 (11.11%) HTTP
19 12 (10.26%) Apache
19 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
20 11 (9.40%) JMS
20 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
20 11 (9.40%) JSP
20 11 (9.40%) Servlets

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (18.80%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (10.26%) Apache
3 10 (8.55%) JBoss
4 9 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 9 (7.69%) CMS
5 3 (2.56%) CICS
6 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.71%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.85%) Magento
3 1 (0.85%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) FTP
1 13 (11.11%) HTTP
2 8 (6.84%) SAN
2 8 (6.84%) Internet
3 5 (4.27%) Firewall
4 4 (3.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) MySQL
4 2 (1.71%) DB2
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Maven
1 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.13%) JMeter
3 4 (3.42%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.56%) Hudson
4 3 (2.56%) Ant
5 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.71%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.71%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 9 (7.69%) Automotive
3 4 (3.42%) Finance
3 4 (3.42%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (35.90%) Developer
2 27 (23.08%) Analyst
2 27 (23.08%) Architect
3 15 (12.82%) WebSphere Developer
4 14 (11.97%) Integration Architect
5 12 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Consultant
8 8 (6.84%) Integration Analyst
9 7 (5.98%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Middleware Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Designer
11 4 (3.42%) Network Consultant
11 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 3 (2.56%) WebSphere Consultant
12 3 (2.56%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (38.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 40 (34.19%) XML
3 35 (29.91%) WebSphere MQ
4 29 (24.79%) Web Services
5 26 (22.22%) J2EE
6 25 (21.37%) Middleware
7 19 (16.24%) Spring
8 18 (15.38%) Hibernate
9 17 (14.53%) SOAP
10 11 (9.40%) JSP
10 11 (9.40%) Servlets
10 11 (9.40%) JMS
10 11 (9.40%) XSD
11 10 (8.55%) Java EE
12 9 (7.69%) XML Schema
13 8 (6.84%) JMX
13 8 (6.84%) XSLT
13 8 (6.84%) JDBC
13 8 (6.84%) Struts
14 7 (5.98%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) DataPower
2 8 (6.84%) iPad
3 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.42%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.42%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.56%) AS400
6 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.06%) UNIX
2 18 (15.38%) Windows
2 18 (15.38%) Linux
3 9 (7.69%) zOS
4 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.68%) SOA
2 13 (11.11%) Migration
3 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
4 9 (7.69%) TDD
4 9 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 8 (6.84%) Load Testing
5 8 (6.84%) Software Architecture
5 8 (6.84%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (6.84%) Content Management
5 8 (6.84%) B2C
6 7 (5.98%) OO
6 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.98%) Low Latency
6 7 (5.98%) Memory Management
7 6 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.13%) Integration Testing
7 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.74%) Java
2 28 (23.93%) SQL
3 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.71%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (1.71%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) MCSE
1 4 (3.42%) CCNP
1 4 (3.42%) CCNA
1 4 (3.42%) CCDP
1 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (3.42%) MCITP
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 66 (56.41%) IBM
2 29 (24.79%) Oracle
3 23 (19.66%) SAP
4 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.69%) ATG
5 9 (7.69%) Endeca
6 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.13%) HP
7 5 (4.27%) VMware
8 4 (3.42%) Cisco
9 3 (2.56%) webMethods
10 2 (1.71%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.85%) BMC
11 1 (0.85%) Lotus
11 1 (0.85%) Remedy
11 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.85%) Omniture
11 1 (0.85%) Thunderhead
11 1 (0.85%) hybris
11 1 (0.85%) Demandware
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