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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 66 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 54 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.23% 1.57% 1.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.14% 8.99% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 27
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.78% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £239 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +26.00%
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
315 445 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.99% 17.43% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 233 166
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 25
Average hourly rate £33.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.12% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £9.55 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.45 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +5 21 £488 +25.00% 1
Reading +9 16 £450 +14.28% 5
Maidenhead - 5 £450 -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 44 (56.41%) Java
1 44 (56.41%) IBM
2 34 (43.59%) DB2
3 32 (41.03%) Linux
4 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (35.90%) XML
6 27 (34.62%) UNIX
7 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 24 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 24 (30.77%) AIX
8 24 (30.77%) E-Commerce
8 24 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 19 (24.36%) Apache
9 19 (24.36%) HTML
9 19 (24.36%) SQL
10 18 (23.08%) HTTP
10 18 (23.08%) Retail
11 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (20.51%) IBM HTTP Server
12 14 (17.95%) Commerce Server
12 14 (17.95%) Shell Script
12 14 (17.95%) JMS
13 12 (15.38%) Finance
13 12 (15.38%) J2EE
13 12 (15.38%) Windows
13 12 (15.38%) Web Services
13 12 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (14.10%) Worklight
14 11 (14.10%) DataPower
14 11 (14.10%) SOAP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 24 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 19 (24.36%) Apache
3 16 (20.51%) IBM HTTP Server
4 14 (17.95%) Commerce Server
5 12 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
7 5 (6.41%) MQSeries
8 4 (5.13%) iPlanet
8 4 (5.13%) IIS
8 4 (5.13%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.56%) Node.js
10 1 (1.28%) Drupal
10 1 (1.28%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.28%) Liferay
10 1 (1.28%) JBoss
10 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Maximo
2 4 (5.13%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.28%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) HTTP
2 9 (11.54%) SSL
3 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.69%) DNS
4 5 (6.41%) SAN
5 2 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) FTP
6 1 (1.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.59%) DB2
2 8 (10.26%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (8.97%) Big Data
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.28%) MySQL
8 1 (1.28%) SAP BI
8 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Introscope
1 6 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 6 (7.69%) Subversion
1 6 (7.69%) Selenium
2 5 (6.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (3.85%) JBehave
3 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.56%) JUnit
4 2 (2.56%) eggPlant
4 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.28%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.28%) Ant
5 1 (1.28%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 18 (23.08%) Retail
2 12 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Developer
2 14 (17.95%) WebSphere Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) WebSphere Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Tester
7 5 (6.41%) Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) WebSphere Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Designer
9 3 (3.85%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.90%) XML
2 24 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 19 (24.36%) HTML
4 14 (17.95%) JMS
5 12 (15.38%) J2EE
5 12 (15.38%) Web Services
6 11 (14.10%) Worklight
6 11 (14.10%) SOAP
7 10 (12.82%) Middleware
8 9 (11.54%) Ajax
8 9 (11.54%) CSS
9 8 (10.26%) Flash
10 6 (7.69%) WSDL
10 6 (7.69%) Java EE
11 5 (6.41%) JSON
11 5 (6.41%) RESTful
11 5 (6.41%) EJB
12 4 (5.13%) .NET
12 4 (5.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 4 (5.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.10%) DataPower
3 7 (8.97%) AS400
4 6 (7.69%) iSeries
4 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.13%) Clustering
6 3 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.28%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.28%) Statistics
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.28%) W3C
8 1 (1.28%) Replication
8 1 (1.28%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Linux
2 27 (34.62%) UNIX
3 24 (30.77%) AIX
4 12 (15.38%) Windows
5 10 (12.82%) Solaris
6 8 (10.26%) zOS
7 6 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Android
8 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 11 (14.10%) ITIL
4 10 (12.82%) Automated Testing
5 9 (11.54%) High Availability
6 8 (10.26%) System Testing
6 8 (10.26%) TDD
7 7 (8.97%) Low Latency
7 7 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.13%) Scrum
10 4 (5.13%) Change Management
10 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.13%) B2C
10 4 (5.13%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.85%) Document Management
11 3 (3.85%) Content Management
11 3 (3.85%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (56.41%) Java
2 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.36%) SQL
4 14 (17.95%) Shell Script
5 9 (11.54%) Python
6 8 (10.26%) Jython
7 7 (8.97%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) Korn
8 1 (1.28%) XPath
8 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) C#
8 1 (1.28%) ABAP
8 1 (1.28%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) ISEB
2 6 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.85%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.28%) Ansible
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) yum
3 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (56.41%) IBM
2 11 (14.10%) Adobe
3 10 (12.82%) AppDynamics
4 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.26%) SAP
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle
6 7 (8.97%) HP
7 6 (7.69%) Citrix
8 5 (6.41%) VMware
9 3 (3.85%) Google
10 2 (2.56%) Ab Initio
10 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.28%) Coremetrics
11 1 (1.28%) Endeca
11 1 (1.28%) Sencha
11 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.28%) webMethods
11 1 (1.28%) EMC
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