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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 110 119 110
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.20% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.54% 1.19% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.00%
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
355 419 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.83% 16.75% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 218 195
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 £238 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 23
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.15 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.90 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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
Reading - 7 £450 - 1
Bracknell -8 2 - -
WebSphere Application Server
South East

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (80.00%) IBM
3 17 (68.00%) DB2
4 14 (56.00%) Java
5 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) JMS
6 11 (44.00%) HTTP
7 10 (40.00%) SQL
8 9 (36.00%) XML
8 9 (36.00%) UNIX
8 9 (36.00%) DataPower
9 8 (32.00%) SOAP
9 8 (32.00%) Linux
9 8 (32.00%) AIX
9 8 (32.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (32.00%) Middleware
10 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (28.00%) Spring
11 6 (24.00%) High Availability
11 6 (24.00%) Big Data
11 6 (24.00%) Low Latency
11 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (24.00%) WSDL
11 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
12 5 (20.00%) HTML
12 5 (20.00%) CSS
12 5 (20.00%) Apache
12 5 (20.00%) Commerce Server
12 5 (20.00%) MVC
12 5 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) Commerce Server
3 3 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) HTTP
2 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) SSL
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) DB2
2 6 (24.00%) Big Data
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (12.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) eggPlant
2 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (4.00%) AIX Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) JMS
2 9 (36.00%) XML
3 8 (32.00%) SOAP
3 8 (32.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (32.00%) Middleware
4 7 (28.00%) Spring
5 6 (24.00%) WSDL
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 4 (16.00%) Spring MVC
7 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (16.00%) JSF
7 4 (16.00%) Java EE
8 3 (12.00%) JSON
8 3 (12.00%) Ajax
8 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) Worklight
8 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (8.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) DataPower
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) UNIX
2 8 (32.00%) AIX
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) High Availability
3 6 (24.00%) Low Latency
4 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) OOD
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) UML
5 4 (16.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Mobile First
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) Content Management
7 2 (8.00%) JVM Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Garbage Collection
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) Korn
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.00%) yum
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Google