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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 84 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 47 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.65% 1.48% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.41% 9.07% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 24
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.78% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £265 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +37.55%
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
412 452 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.44% 16.28% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 229 164
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 28
Average hourly rate £28.00 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.31% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +12 18 £500 +114.83% 5
Reading +9 17 £438 -3.84% 5
Maidenhead - 4 £435 -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 39 (56.52%) Java
2 34 (49.28%) IBM
3 29 (42.03%) XML
4 27 (39.13%) DB2
4 27 (39.13%) Linux
5 23 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 22 (31.88%) UNIX
6 22 (31.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (28.99%) SQL
8 19 (27.54%) AIX
8 19 (27.54%) E-Commerce
9 18 (26.09%) Web Services
9 18 (26.09%) SOAP
10 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
10 17 (24.64%) Apache
11 16 (23.19%) JMS
11 16 (23.19%) HTTP
11 16 (23.19%) Retail
12 15 (21.74%) HTML
13 14 (20.29%) IBM HTTP Server
14 12 (17.39%) TDD
15 11 (15.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 11 (15.94%) Finance
15 11 (15.94%) Shell Script
15 11 (15.94%) WSDL
15 11 (15.94%) Oracle
15 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (14.49%) AppDynamics
16 10 (14.49%) ITIL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 22 (31.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 17 (24.64%) Apache
3 14 (20.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 11 (15.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (11.59%) Commerce Server
6 6 (8.70%) WebLogic
7 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
8 4 (5.80%) IIS
8 4 (5.80%) iPlanet
8 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (4.35%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.45%) Drupal
10 1 (1.45%) Node.js
10 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.45%) Liferay
10 1 (1.45%) JBoss
10 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Maximo
2 4 (5.80%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.45%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) HTTP
2 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.70%) DNS
2 6 (8.70%) SSL
3 5 (7.25%) SAN
3 5 (7.25%) MPLS
3 5 (7.25%) SDH
3 5 (7.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.13%) DB2
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.70%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (8.70%) Big Data
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.45%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Introscope
1 6 (8.70%) Selenium
2 5 (7.25%) Subversion
2 5 (7.25%) Toad
3 4 (5.80%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.35%) JBehave
4 3 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.90%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.45%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.45%) Xcode
6 1 (1.45%) Ant
6 1 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 16 (23.19%) Retail
2 11 (15.94%) Finance
3 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) WebSphere Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Tester
6 5 (7.25%) Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Designer
9 2 (2.90%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.03%) XML
2 23 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (26.09%) Web Services
3 18 (26.09%) SOAP
4 16 (23.19%) JMS
5 15 (21.74%) HTML
6 11 (15.94%) WSDL
7 10 (14.49%) Worklight
8 9 (13.04%) J2EE
9 8 (11.59%) Middleware
10 7 (10.14%) Ajax
10 7 (10.14%) CSS
11 6 (8.70%) .NET
11 6 (8.70%) Flash
12 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (7.25%) RESTful
12 5 (7.25%) JAXB
13 4 (5.80%) EJB
13 4 (5.80%) JSON
14 3 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) DataPower
3 6 (8.70%) AS400
4 5 (7.25%) iSeries
5 4 (5.80%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.90%) Clustering
8 1 (1.45%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.45%) Statistics
8 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.45%) Open Source
8 1 (1.45%) Replication
8 1 (1.45%) Handset
8 1 (1.45%) W3C
8 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Linux
2 22 (31.88%) UNIX
3 19 (27.54%) AIX
4 8 (11.59%) Solaris
4 8 (11.59%) zOS
5 7 (10.14%) Windows
6 6 (8.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Android
7 1 (1.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.54%) E-Commerce
3 12 (17.39%) TDD
4 10 (14.49%) ITIL
5 8 (11.59%) High Availability
6 7 (10.14%) Automated Testing
6 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.70%) Low Latency
7 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.70%) System Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.25%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.25%) Migration
9 4 (5.80%) SOA
9 4 (5.80%) Change Management
9 4 (5.80%) Scrum
9 4 (5.80%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.35%) Content Management
10 3 (4.35%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) Java
2 20 (28.99%) SQL
3 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.94%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.14%) Python
5 7 (10.14%) Perl
6 6 (8.70%) Jython
7 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Korn
8 1 (1.45%) XPath
8 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.45%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.45%) C#
8 1 (1.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) ISEB
2 4 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.45%) Ansible
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.45%) yum
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) IBM
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle
3 10 (14.49%) AppDynamics
3 10 (14.49%) Adobe
4 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.14%) SAP
6 5 (7.25%) VMware
6 5 (7.25%) Cramer
6 5 (7.25%) MetaSolv
6 5 (7.25%) HP
6 5 (7.25%) Citrix
6 5 (7.25%) BEA
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.90%) Google
8 1 (1.45%) Coremetrics
8 1 (1.45%) Endeca
8 1 (1.45%) Sencha
8 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.45%) webMethods
8 1 (1.45%) EMC
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