The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 47 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 14 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.02% 0.79% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.73% 3.50% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
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£538 £502 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.17% +39.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - £26.25
WebSphere
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
102 143 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.70% 22.73% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 82 49
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £24.50 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £40.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Swindon +3 11 £538 +7.17%
Chippenham - - - -
WebSphere
South West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 18 (69.23%) IBM
2 15 (57.69%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (34.62%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) IIS
5 8 (30.77%) SAP
5 8 (30.77%) Unisys
6 7 (26.92%) VMware
6 7 (26.92%) Banking
7 6 (23.08%) Retail
7 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
7 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
7 6 (23.08%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (23.08%) Process Management
7 6 (23.08%) Data Security
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco
7 6 (23.08%) EMC
7 6 (23.08%) Citrix
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (19.23%) VBScript
8 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
8 5 (19.23%) Middleware
8 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
9 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 4 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 8 (30.77%) IIS
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (11.54%) Apache
4 3 (11.54%) iPlanet
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Ant
1 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Retail
3 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Applications Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Director
6 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (19.23%) Middleware
3 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) J2EE
5 2 (7.69%) MSMQ
6 1 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) .NET
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) JDBC
6 1 (3.85%) JSP
6 1 (3.85%) Struts
6 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.85%) Spring
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (7.69%) DataPower
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) AIX
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Solaris
3 3 (11.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) TOGAF
1 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (23.08%) Process Management
1 6 (23.08%) Data Security
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) SOA
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) VBScript
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) Jython
3 3 (11.54%) Korn
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) IBM
2 8 (30.77%) SAP
2 8 (30.77%) Unisys
3 7 (26.92%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) EMC
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Siebel