The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Berkshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 110 111 134
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.63% 2.10% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £488 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £394 £403
% change year-on-year
-7.30% -2.17%
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% -
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
429 428 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.37% 17.64% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 202 202
Average daily rate £350 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 22
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.54 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
WebSphere Application Server
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 2014. 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 +7 1 £500 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
South East

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) DB2
2 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) Retail
4 6 (54.55%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) Internet
5 5 (45.45%) AIX
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) JDBC
6 4 (36.36%) Spring
7 3 (27.27%) Middleware
7 3 (27.27%) J2EE
8 2 (18.18%) XML
8 2 (18.18%) Commerce Server
9 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (9.09%) Change Management
9 1 (9.09%) Introscope
9 1 (9.09%) Legal
9 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
9 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (9.09%) Jython
9 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (9.09%) HTTP

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Commerce Server
3 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Introscope
General
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Developer
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) JDBC
3 3 (27.27%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Jython
2 1 (9.09%) Korn
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio