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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 96 94 103
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.98% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.19% 7.25% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 8
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
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
289 345 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.47% 13.53% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 188 222
Median daily rate £450 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £520 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 9
Median hourly rate £19.63 £26.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.94% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.24 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.00 £148.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.39%

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 10 December 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 +1 5 £500 +185.71%
Reading -4 3 £450 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Windsor - 2 £500 -
Maidenhead +1 1 - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 17 (39.53%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) Oracle
3 16 (37.21%) IBM
3 16 (37.21%) Middleware
4 14 (32.56%) DB2
4 14 (32.56%) DevOps
5 13 (30.23%) Java
5 13 (30.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (30.23%) XML
5 13 (30.23%) Tuxedo
5 13 (30.23%) JSON
6 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (27.91%) ITIL
6 12 (27.91%) Unix
6 12 (27.91%) AppDynamics
7 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
7 11 (25.58%) AIX
7 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
7 11 (25.58%) HTML
7 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
8 10 (23.26%) CSS
8 10 (23.26%) Apache
8 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
8 10 (23.26%) Commerce Server
8 10 (23.26%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (23.26%) Ajax
9 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
9 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (20.93%) Service Management

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 13 (30.23%) Tuxedo
1 13 (30.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (23.26%) Apache
2 10 (23.26%) Commerce Server
2 10 (23.26%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.30%) JBoss
4 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.98%) Confluence
5 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
6 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.33%) CMS
7 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.33%) Mule
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Fredhopper
2 1 (2.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (9.30%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.65%) PaaS
5 2 (4.65%) SaaS
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) DB2
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Bitbucket
3 4 (9.30%) JUnit
3 4 (9.30%) Maven
4 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) Vagrant
5 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.65%) JMeter
5 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.65%) TestNG
6 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.33%) JBehave
6 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Architect
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (6.98%) Middleware Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Server Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Middleware
2 13 (30.23%) JSON
2 13 (30.23%) XML
3 11 (25.58%) HTML
4 10 (23.26%) Ajax
4 10 (23.26%) CSS
5 8 (18.60%) Worklight
6 6 (13.95%) Spring
7 5 (11.63%) RESTful
8 4 (9.30%) REST
9 3 (6.98%) Spring Boot
9 3 (6.98%) Web Services
10 2 (4.65%) ELK Stack
10 2 (4.65%) J2EE
10 2 (4.65%) Kafka
10 2 (4.65%) SOAP
10 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (2.33%) Apache Camel
11 1 (2.33%) JAX-RS
11 1 (2.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) AS400
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Unix
3 11 (25.58%) AIX
4 4 (9.30%) CentOS
4 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.98%) Windows
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) DevOps
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) ITIL
3 11 (25.58%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (20.93%) Service Management
5 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity
5 8 (18.60%) Capacity Management
5 8 (18.60%) Mobile First
5 8 (18.60%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.63%) Project Management
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.98%) Application Performance Management
8 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.65%) Microservices
9 2 (4.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
1 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Ansible
2 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.30%) Pingdom
2 4 (9.30%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Consul
3 3 (6.98%) Terraform
4 2 (4.65%) Kibana
4 2 (4.65%) logstash
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) IBM
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) AppDynamics
3 8 (18.60%) Splunk
4 4 (9.30%) PagerDuty
5 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.33%) ATG
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) VMware