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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 22 51 17
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 14 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.42% 1.24% 8.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.45% 5.17% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 12
Average daily rate £360 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £500 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
55 58 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 25.23% 24.07% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 23
Average daily rate £270 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% -7.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere
Hampshire

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 18 April 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 19 (65.52%) XML
1 19 (65.52%) Middleware
2 18 (62.07%) SoapUI
3 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
3 17 (58.62%) SOAP
3 17 (58.62%) Web Services
4 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
5 14 (48.28%) Test Scripting
5 14 (48.28%) SOA
6 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
7 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 11 (37.93%) .NET
8 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
9 10 (34.48%) IIS
10 9 (31.03%) IBM
11 8 (27.59%) Windows
12 6 (20.69%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (17.24%) ISEB
13 5 (17.24%) UNIX
14 4 (13.79%) SSL
14 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
14 4 (13.79%) Oracle
14 4 (13.79%) Java
14 4 (13.79%) SQL
14 4 (13.79%) Linux
14 4 (13.79%) Retail
14 4 (13.79%) DataPower
14 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (10.34%) Release Management

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
2 10 (34.48%) IIS
3 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (10.34%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SSL
2 3 (10.34%) FTP
2 3 (10.34%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) LDAP
3 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.34%) DB2
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) SoapUI
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Hudson
3 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Test Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Test Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Architect
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Server Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Server Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Server Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) XML
1 19 (65.52%) Middleware
2 17 (58.62%) SOAP
2 17 (58.62%) Web Services
3 11 (37.93%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) XSD
5 2 (6.90%) XSLT
5 2 (6.90%) XML Schema
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) DataPower
2 2 (6.90%) HACMP
2 2 (6.90%) iSeries
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) AIX
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Test Scripting
1 14 (48.28%) SOA
2 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) Release Management
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (6.90%) System Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Jython
3 2 (6.90%) XPath
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) ISEB
4 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (6.90%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Remedy
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Endeca
3 2 (6.90%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Coremetrics
4 1 (3.45%) CA
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Apple