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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 122 124 136
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 1 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 1.69% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Average daily rate
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£230 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £46.50
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
430 531 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.42% 20.29% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 300 171
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 21 October 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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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
Bracknell - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
South East

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (62.50%) JDBC
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Internet
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
5 4 (50.00%) DB2
5 4 (50.00%) Retail
6 3 (37.50%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) UNIX
7 2 (25.00%) AIX
8 1 (12.50%) Apache
8 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (12.50%) ITIL
8 1 (12.50%) HTTP
8 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (12.50%) JSP
8 1 (12.50%) Struts
8 1 (12.50%) Ajax
8 1 (12.50%) Spring Security
8 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
8 1 (12.50%) Network Management
8 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
8 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (12.50%) Middleware

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) JDBC
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) SAML
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) Struts
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Spring Security
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IBM