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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 109 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 24 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.84% 1.45% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.37% 8.47% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 14
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.20% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £297 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £509 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 - £26.25
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
447 472 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.66% 17.07% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 231 140
Average daily rate £378 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.18 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £113.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +11 11 £439 +53.85%
Reading -5 9 £513 +12.63% 5
Slough -2 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 23 (52.27%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) Web Services
3 18 (40.91%) IBM
4 17 (38.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (38.64%) Linux
5 14 (31.82%) SOAP
6 13 (29.55%) Finance
7 12 (27.27%) XML
7 12 (27.27%) SQL
8 11 (25.00%) Apache
9 10 (22.73%) JMS
9 10 (22.73%) Oracle
9 10 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (22.73%) IBM HTTP Server
9 10 (22.73%) TDD
10 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
10 9 (20.45%) HTTP
10 9 (20.45%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
11 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 8 (18.18%) Adobe
11 8 (18.18%) WebLogic
12 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
12 7 (15.91%) UNIX
12 7 (15.91%) AIX
12 7 (15.91%) Solaris
12 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (15.91%) JAXB
12 7 (15.91%) BEA

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (25.00%) Apache
2 10 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (22.73%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (20.45%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (9.09%) iPlanet
5 4 (9.09%) IIS
6 2 (4.55%) Liferay
6 2 (4.55%) Drupal
6 2 (4.55%) Commerce Server
6 2 (4.55%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Misys Midas
2 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.27%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) HTTP
2 7 (15.91%) SDH
2 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
2 7 (15.91%) MPLS
3 6 (13.64%) SSL
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
4 4 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (13.64%) DB2
4 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.27%) SAP BI
6 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Toad
2 6 (13.64%) Introscope
3 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) ERwin
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Retail
2 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (18.18%) WebSphere Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Architect
2 6 (13.64%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) AS400 Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) Web Services
2 17 (38.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (31.82%) SOAP
4 12 (27.27%) XML
5 10 (22.73%) JMS
6 7 (15.91%) JAXB
6 7 (15.91%) WSDL
7 6 (13.64%) Worklight
7 6 (13.64%) .NET
8 4 (9.09%) Middleware
9 3 (6.82%) HTML
9 3 (6.82%) EJB
9 3 (6.82%) JavaBeans
10 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (4.55%) REST
10 2 (4.55%) RESTful
10 2 (4.55%) Spring
10 2 (4.55%) jQuery
10 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
11 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (6.82%) iSeries
3 2 (4.55%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) AS400
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Statistics
4 1 (2.27%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) UNIX
2 7 (15.91%) AIX
2 7 (15.91%) Solaris
3 6 (13.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (9.09%) zOS
5 2 (4.55%) Windows
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) TDD
2 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.91%) Migration
4 7 (15.91%) Data Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL
7 3 (6.82%) ERP
7 3 (6.82%) SOA
7 3 (6.82%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.82%) JVM Tuning
8 2 (4.55%) High Availability
8 2 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
3 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
4 6 (13.64%) Jython
4 6 (13.64%) Python
4 6 (13.64%) Perl
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.82%) RPG
6 3 (6.82%) RPG IV
7 2 (4.55%) RPG/400
8 1 (2.27%) ABAP
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) SAPscript
8 1 (2.27%) Korn
8 1 (2.27%) AWK
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Shibboleth
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) IBM
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 8 (18.18%) Adobe
4 7 (15.91%) BEA
4 7 (15.91%) Cramer
4 7 (15.91%) MetaSolv
5 6 (13.64%) AppDynamics
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.55%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) webMethods
8 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.27%) ATG
8 1 (2.27%) Google
8 1 (2.27%) hybris
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