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 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 75 97 49
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -48
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 33 12 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.55% 0.57% 2.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.71% 4.26% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £435 £590
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%
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
340 282 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.96% 13.33% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 169 129
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 28
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £22.69 £27.80
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 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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
Birmingham +5 14 £300 -7.69% 2
Warwickshire +3 7 £381 -
Coventry +2 2 £370 -1.33% 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 53 (52.48%) IBM
2 46 (45.54%) Java
3 38 (37.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 27 (26.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 27 (26.73%) XML
4 27 (26.73%) UNIX
5 26 (25.74%) Middleware
6 25 (24.75%) SQL
7 24 (23.76%) Oracle
8 19 (18.81%) Web Services
8 19 (18.81%) Linux
9 17 (16.83%) SOA
9 17 (16.83%) Windows
10 16 (15.84%) Spring
11 15 (14.85%) J2EE
12 14 (13.86%) Unit Testing
13 13 (12.87%) SAP
13 13 (12.87%) Finance
14 12 (11.88%) DataPower
15 11 (10.89%) SOAP
15 11 (10.89%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
15 11 (10.89%) FTP
16 10 (9.90%) EAI
16 10 (9.90%) XSD
16 10 (9.90%) Hibernate
16 10 (9.90%) Relational Database
17 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (8.91%) OO
17 9 (8.91%) Automotive

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (10.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (6.93%) Apache
3 5 (4.95%) JBoss
4 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.97%) CMS
6 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.99%) Mule
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.99%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.98%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.99%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) FTP
2 8 (7.92%) SAN
3 7 (6.93%) HTTP
4 5 (4.95%) Firewall
5 4 (3.96%) NAS
6 3 (2.97%) Internet
7 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.93%) DB2
3 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Maven
2 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.94%) ClearCase
4 5 (4.95%) Subversion
4 5 (4.95%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.95%) Ant
5 4 (3.96%) JMeter
5 4 (3.96%) Hudson
5 4 (3.96%) TortoiseSVN
5 4 (3.96%) Lombardi
6 2 (1.98%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.99%) JIRA
7 1 (0.99%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.99%) Selenium
7 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.99%) JUnit
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Automotive
2 9 (8.91%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (34.65%) Developer
2 24 (23.76%) Analyst
3 19 (18.81%) Architect
4 11 (10.89%) WebSphere Developer
4 11 (10.89%) Integration Architect
4 11 (10.89%) Consultant
5 9 (8.91%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Integration Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) WebSphere Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Middleware Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) UI Programmer
8 4 (3.96%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Network Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.96%) UI Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 27 (26.73%) WebSphere MQ
2 27 (26.73%) XML
3 26 (25.74%) Middleware
4 19 (18.81%) Web Services
5 16 (15.84%) Spring
6 15 (14.85%) J2EE
7 11 (10.89%) SOAP
8 10 (9.90%) XSD
8 10 (9.90%) Hibernate
9 8 (7.92%) Java EE
10 7 (6.93%) XML Schema
11 6 (5.94%) HTML
12 5 (4.95%) JMS
12 5 (4.95%) JSP
12 5 (4.95%) Servlets
13 3 (2.97%) TopLink
13 3 (2.97%) JPA
13 3 (2.97%) JAX-WS
13 3 (2.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) DataPower
2 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.95%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.96%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.98%) iPad
5 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) HACMP
5 1 (0.99%) AS400
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.73%) UNIX
2 19 (18.81%) Linux
3 17 (16.83%) Windows
4 9 (8.91%) zOS
5 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.96%) Windows NT
6 4 (3.96%) HPUX
6 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.97%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) SOA
2 14 (13.86%) Unit Testing
3 10 (9.90%) EAI
4 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (8.91%) OO
5 8 (7.92%) Data Modelling
5 8 (7.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (6.93%) TDD
6 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.94%) Integration Testing
7 6 (5.94%) Migration
8 5 (4.95%) Memory Management
8 5 (4.95%) OOP
8 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.95%) Low Latency
9 4 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.96%) Process Management
9 4 (3.96%) Validation
9 4 (3.96%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.54%) Java
2 25 (24.75%) SQL
3 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.99%) Ruby
5 1 (0.99%) XPath
5 1 (0.99%) Python
5 1 (0.99%) C
5 1 (0.99%) C#
5 1 (0.99%) C++
5 1 (0.99%) COBOL
5 1 (0.99%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) IBM Certification
2 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.96%) CCNP
2 4 (3.96%) CCNA
2 4 (3.96%) CCDP
2 4 (3.96%) MCSE
2 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) MCITP
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) NFS
1 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (52.48%) IBM
2 24 (23.76%) Oracle
3 13 (12.87%) SAP
4 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.93%) Business Objects
6 5 (4.95%) VMware
6 5 (4.95%) HP
7 4 (3.96%) webMethods
7 4 (3.96%) Cisco
8 3 (2.97%) Endeca
8 3 (2.97%) ATG
8 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.98%) Green Hat
9 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.98%) Talend
10 1 (0.99%) Omniture
10 1 (0.99%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.99%) Demandware
10 1 (0.99%) hybris
10 1 (0.99%) Informatica
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