The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 31 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.49% 4.92% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 15.48% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £460 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -44.56%
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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 Basingstoke region.

Application Platforms Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
48 84 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.65% 31.82% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 34
Average daily rate £365 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £22.50
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 Basingstoke

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 9 (90.00%) XML
1 9 (90.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (80.00%) SOA
2 8 (80.00%) Middleware
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) SOAP
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) IIS
4 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (30.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) DB2
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Retail
7 2 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (20.00%) Endeca
7 2 (20.00%) Google
7 2 (20.00%) Coremetrics

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 6 (60.00%) IIS
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Testing Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) Middleware
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) SOAP
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) SOA
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Endeca
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Coremetrics