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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 110 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 18 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.63% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.14% 4.68% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 7
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
435 342 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.61% 13.52% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 202 235
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £263 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £33.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.68% +116.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.10 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £37.50 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +20.58%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +4 13 £463 +2.77%
Reading -11 2 £500 +14.28% 2
WebSphere Application Server
South East

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (94.74%) Middleware
3 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 17 (89.47%) IBM
4 15 (78.95%) DevOps
5 11 (57.89%) Ansible
6 10 (52.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
6 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
6 10 (52.63%) Clustering
7 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (42.11%) Vagrant
8 8 (42.11%) High Availability
8 8 (42.11%) Migration
9 6 (31.58%) Retail
10 3 (15.79%) JMS
10 3 (15.79%) HTTP
10 3 (15.79%) SSL
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
10 3 (15.79%) FMCG
10 3 (15.79%) DataPower
11 2 (10.53%) Puppet
11 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (10.53%) Solaris
11 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
11 2 (10.53%) Apache
11 2 (10.53%) Windows
11 2 (10.53%) DNS

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
1 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
1 10 (52.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (42.11%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.26%) Introscope
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (57.89%) WebSphere Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Middleware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) JMS
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.26%) ELK Stack
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (5.26%) LAMP
4 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) DataPower
2 3 (15.79%) FMCG
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Debian
4 1 (5.26%) Fedora
4 1 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) DevOps
2 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (42.11%) High Availability
3 8 (42.11%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Jython
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) KVM
1 1 (5.26%) NFS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.26%) Postfix
1 1 (5.26%) qmail
1 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
1 1 (5.26%) Varnish
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
1 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) Bacula
3 1 (5.26%) Cacti
3 1 (5.26%) cPanel
3 1 (5.26%) Grafana
3 1 (5.26%) Graphite
3 1 (5.26%) Kibana
3 1 (5.26%) logstash
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Plesk
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (5.26%) Salt
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.26%) ATG
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) CommVault
3 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec