The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 100 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 26 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 2.05% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.16% 15.52% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 26
Median daily rate £475 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.47% -4.76%
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
422 335 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.50% 13.19% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 202 232
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 £271 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £33.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.68% +106.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.10 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £37.50 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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 -11 14 £463 -5.12%
Reading -18 7 £475 +8.57% 6
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 40 (93.02%) IBM
2 25 (58.14%) Linux
3 22 (51.16%) Middleware
3 22 (51.16%) DevOps
4 19 (44.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
6 15 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
7 14 (32.56%) Ansible
8 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (25.58%) Migration
9 11 (25.58%) JBoss
10 10 (23.26%) Clustering
10 10 (23.26%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (20.93%) VMware
11 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
11 9 (20.93%) Unix
11 9 (20.93%) Vagrant
11 9 (20.93%) High Availability
12 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (18.60%) IBM Integration Bus
12 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
12 8 (18.60%) HTTP
12 8 (18.60%) Retail
12 8 (18.60%) SSL
13 6 (13.95%) AIX
13 6 (13.95%) Oracle
13 6 (13.95%) DataPower
13 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS

WebSphere
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 (44.19%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (25.58%) JBoss
3 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
4 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
5 4 (9.30%) Apache
6 3 (6.98%) CMS
6 3 (6.98%) IIS
6 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
7 2 (4.65%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.33%) Confluence
8 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
8 1 (2.33%) nginx
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) CloudBees
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
1 8 (18.60%) SSL
2 3 (6.98%) FTP
2 3 (6.98%) SSH
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) LDAP
4 1 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) S/MIME
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
2 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
3 10 (23.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (20.93%) Vagrant
5 3 (6.98%) Maven
6 2 (4.65%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (4.65%) FishEye
7 1 (2.33%) Ant
7 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.33%) Introscope
7 1 (2.33%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.33%) Serena SBM
7 1 (2.33%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 8 (18.60%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) WebSphere Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Unix Architect
8 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Web Applications Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) Middleware
2 8 (18.60%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (11.63%) JMS
4 4 (9.30%) .NET
4 4 (9.30%) J2EE
4 4 (9.30%) SOAP
4 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (6.98%) CSS
5 3 (6.98%) HTML
5 3 (6.98%) jQuery
5 3 (6.98%) XML
6 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.65%) Dojo
6 2 (4.65%) HTML5
6 2 (4.65%) LAMP
6 2 (4.65%) LESS
6 2 (4.65%) REST
6 2 (4.65%) Sass
7 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Clustering
2 6 (13.95%) DataPower
3 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.98%) FMCG
4 3 (6.98%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.33%) AS400
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Unix
4 6 (13.95%) AIX
5 5 (11.63%) CentOS
6 4 (9.30%) Solaris
6 4 (9.30%) SUSE
6 4 (9.30%) Windows
7 1 (2.33%) Debian
7 1 (2.33%) Fedora
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) DevOps
2 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Migration
4 9 (20.93%) High Availability
5 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.30%) Scrum
5 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.65%) Analytics
6 2 (4.65%) Content Development
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Web Analytics
7 1 (2.33%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.33%) Release Management
7 1 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) AWK
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) Delphi
5 1 (2.33%) Jython
5 1 (2.33%) Korn
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) sed
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) KVM
3 1 (2.33%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) Postfix
3 1 (2.33%) qmail
3 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (2.33%) Varnish
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) Ansible
2 5 (11.63%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.65%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.65%) Nagios
4 2 (4.65%) Packer
4 2 (4.65%) vRealize
5 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.33%) Bacula
5 1 (2.33%) Cacti
5 1 (2.33%) cPanel
5 1 (2.33%) Kibana
5 1 (2.33%) logstash
5 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.33%) Plesk
5 1 (2.33%) Salt
5 1 (2.33%) Scalr
5 1 (2.33%) SCCM
5 1 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) IBM
2 9 (20.93%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) ATG
4 3 (6.98%) CA
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.65%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.33%) CommVault
6 1 (2.33%) Demandware
6 1 (2.33%) hybris
6 1 (2.33%) Intershop
6 1 (2.33%) Perforce
6 1 (2.33%) Seapine
6 1 (2.33%) Serena
6 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec