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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.70% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.26% 4.22% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 13
Median daily rate £500 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -14.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
310 427 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.47% 16.71% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 259 212
Median daily rate £450 £370 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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
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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Newbury - 3 £325 -
Reading +2 2 £500 +17.64% 4
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £500 -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) IBM
3 9 (47.37%) JSON
3 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 9 (47.37%) DevOps
4 8 (42.11%) AppDynamics
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (42.11%) Unix
5 7 (36.84%) AIX
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (36.84%) XML
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) DB2
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
7 5 (26.32%) Apache
7 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
7 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) CSS
7 5 (26.32%) Commerce Server
7 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
7 5 (26.32%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (26.32%) Spring
7 5 (26.32%) Ajax
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (26.32%) 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 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) Commerce Server
2 5 (26.32%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.79%) Confluence
3 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (15.79%) JBoss
3 3 (15.79%) OpenStack
3 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Fredhopper
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (21.05%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) DB2
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (21.05%) Bitbucket
4 3 (15.79%) JIRA
4 3 (15.79%) JUnit
4 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) JMeter
5 2 (10.53%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
6 1 (5.26%) JBehave
6 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.26%) TestNG
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Operations Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Server Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) JSON
2 7 (36.84%) XML
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) Ajax
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) REST
4 5 (26.32%) Spring
5 4 (21.05%) RESTful
5 4 (21.05%) Worklight
6 3 (15.79%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE
6 3 (15.79%) Kafka
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 3 (15.79%) Spring Boot
6 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (10.53%) Middleware
8 1 (5.26%) EJB
8 1 (5.26%) Spring Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Web Services
8 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) iSeries
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Unix
3 7 (36.84%) AIX
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (21.05%) CentOS
5 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) Mobile First
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.79%) Application Performance Management
6 3 (15.79%) Microservices
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) API Design
8 1 (5.26%) API Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Open Source
8 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
8 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
1 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (21.05%) Pingdom
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Consul
2 3 (15.79%) Kibana
2 3 (15.79%) logstash
2 3 (15.79%) Terraform
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) IBM
2 8 (42.11%) AppDynamics
3 4 (21.05%) PagerDuty
3 4 (21.05%) Splunk
4 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Axway
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica
6 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Siebel
6 1 (5.26%) VMware