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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 85 53 93
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +40
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 28 75 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 2.92% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.18% 18.94% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 22
Median daily rate £600 £475 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £402 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.63%
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
390 396 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.29% 15.41% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 233 206
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 19
Median hourly rate £45.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.10 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £36.30 £19.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +26.76%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 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
Maidenhead - 9 £615 - 1
Bracknell -13 6 £500 +22.69%
Reading -20 3 £575 +21.10% 3
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 32 (59.26%) Middleware
2 31 (57.41%) IBM
3 30 (55.56%) Linux
4 25 (46.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (46.30%) DevOps
5 19 (35.19%) Oracle
6 17 (31.48%) Jenkins
7 16 (29.63%) Ansible
7 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
8 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (25.93%) SQL
8 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (24.07%) Tuxedo
10 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (18.52%) Unix
11 10 (18.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (16.67%) XML
12 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.67%) DB2
12 9 (16.67%) Apache
12 9 (16.67%) Retail
12 9 (16.67%) Clustering
12 9 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (16.67%) Service Management
12 9 (16.67%) Migration
12 9 (16.67%) Vagrant
13 8 (14.81%) High Availability
13 8 (14.81%) Capacity Management
13 8 (14.81%) Business Continuity
13 8 (14.81%) JavaScript

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 25 (46.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (24.07%) Tuxedo
3 9 (16.67%) Apache
4 7 (12.96%) WebLogic
5 6 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 5 (9.26%) Commerce Server
6 5 (9.26%) JBoss
7 3 (5.56%) CMS
8 2 (3.70%) IIS
9 1 (1.85%) Confluence
9 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.85%) nginx
9 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.70%) PaaS
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) SSL
2 4 (7.41%) HTTP
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.85%) FTP
4 1 (1.85%) Internet
4 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.85%) LDAP
4 1 (1.85%) NAS
4 1 (1.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.85%) SSH
4 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) DB2
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Jenkins
2 16 (29.63%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (16.67%) Vagrant
5 6 (11.11%) Maven
6 2 (3.70%) JUnit
6 2 (3.70%) TestNG
7 1 (1.85%) Ant
7 1 (1.85%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.85%) Introscope
7 1 (1.85%) JIRA
7 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.85%) Serena SBM
7 1 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) WebSphere Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Consultant
9 1 (1.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (59.26%) Middleware
2 9 (16.67%) XML
3 7 (12.96%) CSS
3 7 (12.96%) HTML
4 5 (9.26%) Ajax
4 5 (9.26%) JSON
4 5 (9.26%) Web Services
5 4 (7.41%) Worklight
6 3 (5.56%) .NET
6 3 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (5.56%) JMS
6 3 (5.56%) RESTful
7 2 (3.70%) jQuery
7 2 (3.70%) LAMP
7 2 (3.70%) SOAP
7 2 (3.70%) Spring
7 2 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.85%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.85%) ELK Stack
8 1 (1.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) DataPower
2 3 (5.56%) FMCG
2 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) AS400
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (18.52%) Unix
4 7 (12.96%) AIX
5 6 (11.11%) Windows
6 4 (7.41%) Solaris
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.85%) CentOS
8 1 (1.85%) Debian
8 1 (1.85%) Fedora
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) DevOps
2 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (16.67%) Migration
3 9 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (16.67%) Service Management
4 8 (14.81%) Business Continuity
4 8 (14.81%) Capacity Management
4 8 (14.81%) High Availability
5 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.96%) ITIL
6 6 (11.11%) Project Management
6 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.26%) Scrum
8 4 (7.41%) Mobile First
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.70%) OOP
9 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.96%) Shell Script
4 6 (11.11%) Java
5 5 (9.26%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) C#
6 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) Delphi
7 1 (1.85%) Jython
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) IBM Certification
1 1 (1.85%) ISEB
1 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.85%) KVM
4 1 (1.85%) NFS
4 1 (1.85%) Postfix
4 1 (1.85%) qmail
4 1 (1.85%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.85%) Varnish
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) Ansible
2 6 (11.11%) Puppet
3 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.70%) Nagios
5 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.85%) Bacula
5 1 (1.85%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.85%) Cacti
5 1 (1.85%) cPanel
5 1 (1.85%) Kibana
5 1 (1.85%) logstash
5 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.85%) Plesk
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.85%) Salt
5 1 (1.85%) Scalr
5 1 (1.85%) SCCM
5 1 (1.85%) SCOM
5 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) IBM
2 19 (35.19%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) AppDynamics
4 5 (9.26%) Splunk
4 5 (9.26%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) ATG
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.70%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.70%) Veritas
7 1 (1.85%) BEA
7 1 (1.85%) CA
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) CommVault
7 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) Seapine
7 1 (1.85%) Serena
7 1 (1.85%) Sitecore