The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Basingstoke region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 25 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.54% 4.58% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.17% 15.07% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £458 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -30.38%
Application Platforms Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
46 73 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 24.73% 30.42% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 16
Average daily rate £425 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £234 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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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 25 July 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 11 (78.57%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) Middleware
2 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) SOAP
3 9 (64.29%) SOA
4 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) IIS
5 6 (42.86%) IBM
6 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) DB2
8 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (14.29%) Games
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (42.86%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) SoapUI
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Testing Manager
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Server Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 10 (71.43%) Middleware
3 9 (64.29%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) J2EE
7 1 (7.14%) XSD
7 1 (7.14%) XSLT
7 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) DataPower
1 2 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) HACMP
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) SOA
2 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Jython
2 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (7.14%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Endeca
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Coremetrics
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy