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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 57 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 68 23 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.63% 1.11% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.44% 6.34% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 29
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£425 £363 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -12.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -29.55%
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
471 363 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.23% 17.44% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 205 211
Average daily rate £350 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.33 £24.15 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 August 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 29 August 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 +12 25 £460 +5.14% 1
Coventry +5 23 £438 +34.61% 1
Birmingham 0 4 £350 -2.02% 1
Worcestershire - - - - 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (57.45%) IBM
2 45 (47.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 42 (44.68%) Java
4 32 (34.04%) WebSphere MQ
5 31 (32.98%) SAP
6 30 (31.91%) XML
7 28 (29.79%) UNIX
8 26 (27.66%) Web Services
9 25 (26.60%) Oracle
9 25 (26.60%) J2EE
10 20 (21.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 19 (20.21%) Migration
11 19 (20.21%) Spring
12 18 (19.15%) SQL
13 17 (18.09%) Middleware
13 17 (18.09%) Hibernate
14 16 (17.02%) DataPower
15 15 (15.96%) Windows
15 15 (15.96%) Linux
16 14 (14.89%) SOAP
17 13 (13.83%) Automotive
17 13 (13.83%) WebLogic
17 13 (13.83%) HTTP
18 12 (12.77%) zOS
18 12 (12.77%) Apache
18 12 (12.77%) SOA
19 11 (11.70%) JSP
20 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
20 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
20 10 (10.64%) QA

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (21.28%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (13.83%) WebLogic
3 12 (12.77%) Apache
4 8 (8.51%) CMS
5 4 (4.26%) CICS
6 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.13%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.06%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) HTTP
2 8 (8.51%) Internet
3 7 (7.45%) FTP
4 3 (3.19%) SAN
5 1 (1.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.13%) MySQL
3 2 (2.13%) DB2
4 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Maven
2 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.26%) JMeter
4 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.13%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.13%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.13%) JIRA
5 2 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.06%) Ant
General
1 13 (13.83%) Automotive
2 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (41.49%) Developer
2 27 (28.72%) Architect
3 18 (19.15%) Integration Architect
4 14 (14.89%) Java Developer
5 12 (12.77%) WebSphere Developer
6 10 (10.64%) Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Administrator
9 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Administrator
10 3 (3.19%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Systems Programmer
10 3 (3.19%) Programmer
10 3 (3.19%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Integration Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Designer
11 2 (2.13%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 32 (34.04%) WebSphere MQ
3 30 (31.91%) XML
4 26 (27.66%) Web Services
5 25 (26.60%) J2EE
6 19 (20.21%) Spring
7 17 (18.09%) Hibernate
7 17 (18.09%) Middleware
8 14 (14.89%) SOAP
9 11 (11.70%) JSP
10 8 (8.51%) Servlets
10 8 (8.51%) Struts
10 8 (8.51%) JDBC
10 8 (8.51%) JMS
10 8 (8.51%) XSLT
10 8 (8.51%) JMX
11 6 (6.38%) TopLink
11 6 (6.38%) XML Schema
12 5 (5.32%) CSS
12 5 (5.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) DataPower
2 8 (8.51%) iPad
3 5 (5.32%) AS400
4 4 (4.26%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.79%) UNIX
2 15 (15.96%) Windows
2 15 (15.96%) Linux
3 12 (12.77%) zOS
4 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.19%) AIX
6 1 (1.06%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) Migration
2 12 (12.77%) SOA
3 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
3 10 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (9.57%) TOGAF
4 9 (9.57%) PLM
5 8 (8.51%) Content Management
5 8 (8.51%) B2C
5 8 (8.51%) Load Testing
5 8 (8.51%) Software Architecture
5 8 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (7.45%) UML
6 7 (7.45%) OO
7 6 (6.38%) ETL
7 6 (6.38%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.38%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.38%) Data Mapping
8 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.32%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) Java
2 18 (19.15%) SQL
3 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.13%) Scala
5 2 (2.13%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (2.13%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.06%) REXX
6 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.06%) JCL
6 1 (1.06%) Jython
6 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.19%) NFS
3 1 (1.06%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Control-M
1 1 (1.06%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.06%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 54 (57.45%) IBM
2 31 (32.98%) SAP
3 25 (26.60%) Oracle
4 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.57%) JBoss
6 8 (8.51%) ATG
6 8 (8.51%) Endeca
7 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.26%) VMware
8 4 (4.26%) HP
9 2 (2.13%) BMC
9 2 (2.13%) webMethods
10 1 (1.06%) Remedy
10 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.06%) Green Hat
10 1 (1.06%) CA
10 1 (1.06%) Lotus
10 1 (1.06%) Citrix
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