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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 115 119 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 14 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.57% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.07% 3.98% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Average daily rate £450 £450 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-12.29% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
456 402 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.27% 14.25% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 239 230
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £33.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.68% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.80 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £37.50 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 9 £450 - 1
Reading -21 3 £375 -11.76% 1
WebSphere Application Server
South East

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (92.86%) Middleware
3 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 12 (85.71%) IBM
4 10 (71.43%) DevOps
5 7 (50.00%) Ansible
6 6 (42.86%) Clustering
6 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
8 4 (28.57%) High Availability
8 4 (28.57%) Migration
9 3 (21.43%) JMS
9 3 (21.43%) HTTP
9 3 (21.43%) SSL
9 3 (21.43%) Python
9 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
9 3 (21.43%) DataPower
9 3 (21.43%) Retail
10 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
10 2 (14.29%) FMCG
10 2 (14.29%) Puppet
10 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (14.29%) Solaris
10 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
10 2 (14.29%) Apache
10 2 (14.29%) Windows

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
1 3 (21.43%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 6 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
3 1 (7.14%) Introscope
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Middleware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) JMS
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.14%) ELK Stack
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (7.14%) LAMP
4 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) DataPower
3 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 2 (14.29%) FMCG
4 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) Fedora
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) High Availability
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Jython
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) KVM
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.14%) Postfix
1 1 (7.14%) qmail
1 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
1 1 (7.14%) Varnish
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
1 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) Bacula
3 1 (7.14%) Cacti
3 1 (7.14%) cPanel
3 1 (7.14%) Grafana
3 1 (7.14%) Graphite
3 1 (7.14%) Kibana
3 1 (7.14%) logstash
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Plesk
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (7.14%) Salt
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
3 1 (7.14%) ATG
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) CommVault
3 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
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