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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 55 88 56
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 76 33 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.92% 1.36% 3.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.77% 8.38% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 47
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
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
405 394 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.54% 16.23% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 203 220
Average daily rate £400 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.05 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £19.30 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Reading +27 42 £475 +8.57% 1
Bracknell +10 20 £408 -32.08%
Slough 0 3 - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 92 (70.77%) IBM
2 66 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (50.00%) DB2
4 50 (38.46%) Java
5 47 (36.15%) AIX
6 46 (35.38%) UNIX
7 43 (33.08%) DataPower
8 42 (32.31%) WebSphere MQ
9 41 (31.54%) Linux
10 37 (28.46%) JavaScript
11 34 (26.15%) XML
12 30 (23.08%) HTML
12 30 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (22.31%) WebSphere Application Server
14 28 (21.54%) Windows
14 28 (21.54%) JMS
15 27 (20.77%) Shell Script
15 27 (20.77%) Middleware
15 27 (20.77%) Finance
16 26 (20.00%) E-Commerce
16 26 (20.00%) SQL
17 25 (19.23%) Solaris
18 22 (16.92%) Commerce Server
18 22 (16.92%) Ab Initio
19 21 (16.15%) HTTP
19 21 (16.15%) CSS
20 18 (13.85%) Apache
21 16 (12.31%) Ajax
22 15 (11.54%) Clustering
22 15 (11.54%) SAP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (22.31%) WebSphere Application Server
2 22 (16.92%) Commerce Server
3 18 (13.85%) Apache
4 11 (8.46%) MS Exchange
5 10 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (5.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (4.62%) Node.js
7 6 (4.62%) MQSeries
7 6 (4.62%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.54%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.54%) JBoss
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.77%) IIS
10 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.77%) iPlanet
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Maximo
2 5 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (3.08%) Fredhopper
4 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.77%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.15%) HTTP
2 14 (10.77%) SSL
3 6 (4.62%) SAN
3 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.62%) FTP
4 5 (3.85%) SSH
5 4 (3.08%) LDAP
6 3 (2.31%) Internet
7 1 (0.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (50.00%) DB2
2 15 (11.54%) Big Data
3 9 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.15%) DbVisualizer
5 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.85%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.54%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.54%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Subversion
2 7 (5.38%) HP UFT
3 6 (4.62%) LoadRunner
3 6 (4.62%) Selenium
4 5 (3.85%) Xcode
5 3 (2.31%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.31%) JBehave
5 3 (2.31%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.31%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.54%) JUnit
6 2 (1.54%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.77%) Ant
7 1 (0.77%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (20.77%) Finance
2 14 (10.77%) Retail
3 7 (5.38%) Marketing
4 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Billing
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (43.85%) Developer
2 18 (13.85%) WebSphere Developer
3 17 (13.08%) Ab Initio Developer
4 15 (11.54%) Analyst
5 14 (10.77%) Senior Developer
6 13 (10.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
7 10 (7.69%) Consultant
8 8 (6.15%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (5.38%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Designer
11 5 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
11 5 (3.85%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Team Leader
12 4 (3.08%) Tester
13 3 (2.31%) Applications Support
13 3 (2.31%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.31%) WebSphere MQ
2 34 (26.15%) XML
3 30 (23.08%) HTML
4 28 (21.54%) JMS
5 27 (20.77%) Middleware
6 21 (16.15%) CSS
7 16 (12.31%) Ajax
8 14 (10.77%) Web Services
9 12 (9.23%) SOAP
9 12 (9.23%) J2EE
10 10 (7.69%) JSON
11 9 (6.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 9 (6.92%) jQuery
11 9 (6.92%) HTML5
11 9 (6.92%) CSS3
12 8 (6.15%) Spring
12 8 (6.15%) Flash
13 7 (5.38%) Java EE
14 6 (4.62%) WSDL
14 6 (4.62%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (33.08%) DataPower
2 30 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.54%) Clustering
4 13 (10.00%) AS400
5 12 (9.23%) iSeries
6 8 (6.15%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.38%) Cryptography
7 7 (5.38%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.38%) User Experience
8 6 (4.62%) Data Integration
8 6 (4.62%) Mainframe
8 6 (4.62%) Client/Server
9 5 (3.85%) W3C
10 3 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.54%) DTV
11 2 (1.54%) Statistics
12 1 (0.77%) Handset
12 1 (0.77%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.77%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.15%) AIX
2 46 (35.38%) UNIX
3 41 (31.54%) Linux
4 28 (21.54%) Windows
5 25 (19.23%) Solaris
6 7 (5.38%) zOS
7 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.77%) SUSE
8 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 15 (11.54%) ITIL
4 14 (10.77%) High Availability
5 10 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 10 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 10 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 9 (6.92%) TDD
6 9 (6.92%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (6.92%) Analytics
7 8 (6.15%) System Testing
8 7 (5.38%) Open Source
8 7 (5.38%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.38%) B2C
8 7 (5.38%) ETL
9 6 (4.62%) B2B
9 6 (4.62%) Regression Testing
9 6 (4.62%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (38.46%) Java
2 37 (28.46%) JavaScript
3 27 (20.77%) Shell Script
4 26 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.08%) Jython
7 3 (2.31%) Python
8 2 (1.54%) SAPscript
8 2 (1.54%) ABAP
9 1 (0.77%) Perl
9 1 (0.77%) RPG
9 1 (0.77%) Korn
9 1 (0.77%) XPath
9 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.77%) RPG/400
9 1 (0.77%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) IBM Certification
2 7 (5.38%) Degree
3 6 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (4.62%) ISEB
4 3 (2.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) Tivoli
1 6 (4.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (3.85%) Netcool
2 5 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.08%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.77%) yum
4 1 (0.77%) Puppet
4 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 92 (70.77%) IBM
2 22 (16.92%) Ab Initio
3 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.54%) SAP
4 14 (10.77%) Oracle
5 12 (9.23%) Adobe
6 11 (8.46%) Citrix
7 8 (6.15%) VMware
8 6 (4.62%) HP
9 5 (3.85%) BMC
9 5 (3.85%) CA
9 5 (3.85%) Amdocs
9 5 (3.85%) TIBCO
9 5 (3.85%) Remedy
9 5 (3.85%) Infovista
9 5 (3.85%) Pega
9 5 (3.85%) Sitecore
9 5 (3.85%) Sencha
9 5 (3.85%) AppDynamics
10 4 (3.08%) Google
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