The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 105 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 16 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 1.84% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £368 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
WebSphere Application Server
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
320 434 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.19% 17.28% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 229 162
Average daily rate £413 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 23
Average hourly rate £33.50 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.12% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £9.55 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.45 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 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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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
Reading +13 10 £450 -10.00% 4
Bracknell -6 3 £450 +5.88%
WebSphere Application Server
South East

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 21 (84.00%) IBM
3 15 (60.00%) HTTP
4 13 (52.00%) DB2
5 12 (48.00%) Linux
5 12 (48.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (40.00%) Apache
6 10 (40.00%) Java
7 9 (36.00%) XML
7 9 (36.00%) JMS
7 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
7 9 (36.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 9 (36.00%) Worklight
7 9 (36.00%) AppDynamics
8 8 (32.00%) SOAP
8 8 (32.00%) UNIX
9 7 (28.00%) SSL
9 7 (28.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (28.00%) DataPower
10 6 (24.00%) Big Data
10 6 (24.00%) High Availability
10 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (24.00%) Low Latency
10 6 (24.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (24.00%) Middleware
10 6 (24.00%) Introscope
10 6 (24.00%) Jython
10 6 (24.00%) Adobe
10 6 (24.00%) Python

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (40.00%) Apache
3 9 (36.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (28.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (20.00%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) HTTP
2 7 (28.00%) SSL
3 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (24.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) DB2
2 6 (24.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Introscope
2 2 (8.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.00%) eggPlant
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (4.00%) AIX Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (36.00%) XML
2 9 (36.00%) JMS
2 9 (36.00%) Worklight
3 8 (32.00%) SOAP
4 6 (24.00%) Middleware
4 6 (24.00%) WSDL
5 3 (12.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (12.00%) Java EE
5 3 (12.00%) JSON
5 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (12.00%) Ajax
5 3 (12.00%) Spring
5 3 (12.00%) JSF
5 3 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.00%) JavaBeans
6 2 (8.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) DataPower
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) UNIX
3 6 (24.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 6 (24.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) High Availability
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (24.00%) Low Latency
3 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) OOD
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) JVM Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Garbage Collection
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (24.00%) Jython
3 6 (24.00%) Python
3 6 (24.00%) Perl
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Korn
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (4.00%) yum
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) IBM
2 9 (36.00%) AppDynamics
3 6 (24.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat