The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 104 109 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 0.74% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.36% 5.01% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 28
Average daily rate £350 £500 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +26.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £378 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £573 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
WebSphere
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
390 399 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.35% 14.71% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 196 238
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £113.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Berkshire region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Berkshire region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WebSphere
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
Reading -3 8 £350 -37.77% 5
Bracknell -7 5 £375 -0.66% 1
Slough +6 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebSphere 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.

1 48 (82.76%) IBM
2 22 (37.93%) AIX
3 20 (34.48%) Linux
3 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.76%) DataPower
5 18 (31.03%) Unix
5 18 (31.03%) HTTP
6 17 (29.31%) E-Commerce
6 17 (29.31%) WebSphere MQ
6 17 (29.31%) Middleware
6 17 (29.31%) DB2
6 17 (29.31%) IBM Integration Bus
7 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
7 15 (25.86%) SSL
8 14 (24.14%) Shell Script
8 14 (24.14%) HTML
8 14 (24.14%) CSS
9 12 (20.69%) JMS
10 11 (18.97%) Solaris
10 11 (18.97%) IBM HTTP Server
11 10 (17.24%) Migration
11 10 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (17.24%) Commerce Server
12 9 (15.52%) J2EE
13 8 (13.79%) Finance
13 8 (13.79%) Ab Initio
13 8 (13.79%) SSH
13 8 (13.79%) Java
13 8 (13.79%) Oracle
13 8 (13.79%) Windows

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebSphere 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.97%) IBM HTTP Server
2 10 (17.24%) Commerce Server
2 10 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (13.79%) JBoss
4 7 (12.07%) Apache
4 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.62%) CMS
5 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (5.17%) IIS
7 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.72%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.72%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (8.62%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Fredhopper
1 4 (6.90%) Magento
2 1 (1.72%) BASE24
2 1 (1.72%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) HTTP
2 15 (25.86%) SSL
3 8 (13.79%) FTP
3 8 (13.79%) SSH
4 6 (10.34%) LDAP
5 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.72%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) DB2
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
4 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (5.17%) FishEye
3 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Applications Support
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Systems Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Ab Initio Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Hybris Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Unix Architect
8 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) IBM Integration Bus
1 17 (29.31%) Middleware
1 17 (29.31%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (24.14%) CSS
2 14 (24.14%) HTML
3 12 (20.69%) JMS
4 9 (15.52%) J2EE
5 8 (13.79%) HTML5
5 8 (13.79%) JSON
5 8 (13.79%) SOAP
5 8 (13.79%) Web Services
6 7 (12.07%) jQuery
6 7 (12.07%) XML
7 6 (10.34%) Ajax
7 6 (10.34%) LESS
7 6 (10.34%) Sass
8 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.62%) REST
9 4 (6.90%) Worklight
10 3 (5.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) DataPower
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Client/Server
3 7 (12.07%) Clustering
4 6 (10.34%) Cryptography
5 5 (8.62%) Mainframe
6 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.72%) AS400
7 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.72%) iSeries
7 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) AIX
2 20 (34.48%) Linux
3 18 (31.03%) Unix
4 11 (18.97%) Solaris
5 8 (13.79%) Windows
6 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.34%) SUSE
7 5 (8.62%) CentOS
8 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) E-Commerce
3 10 (17.24%) Migration
4 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (12.07%) ITIL
4 7 (12.07%) SEO
5 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.62%) Analytics
6 5 (8.62%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.62%) OO
6 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.90%) Change Management
7 4 (6.90%) Mobile First
7 4 (6.90%) OOP
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps
8 3 (5.17%) ETL
8 3 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.17%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
2 14 (24.14%) Shell Script
3 8 (13.79%) Java
4 5 (8.62%) SQL
5 4 (6.90%) AWK
5 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.90%) Korn
5 4 (6.90%) sed
6 2 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
1 6 (10.34%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Docker
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (5.17%) Packer
2 3 (5.17%) vRealize
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (82.76%) IBM
2 8 (13.79%) Ab Initio
2 8 (13.79%) CA
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) AppDynamics
4 4 (6.90%) ATG
4 4 (6.90%) Demandware
4 4 (6.90%) hybris
4 4 (6.90%) Intershop
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.45%) Google
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) FairCom
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Sun
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