The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 86 56 114
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +58
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 38 67 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.51% 2.79% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.38% 16.26% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 16
Average daily rate
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£438 £430 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +10.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £295 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
405 412 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.09% 17.17% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 194 208
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -26.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £8.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
WebSphere
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 -9 9 £575 +21.05% 2
Bracknell -2 4 £475 +11.76% 1
Slough -12 4 £250 -25.92%
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 40 (50.63%) IBM
2 28 (35.44%) SQL
3 26 (32.91%) DB2
4 24 (30.38%) UNIX
5 21 (26.58%) E-Commerce
6 17 (21.52%) Java
7 16 (20.25%) RPG
7 16 (20.25%) AIX
7 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (20.25%) Retail
7 16 (20.25%) RPG IV
8 15 (18.99%) WebSphere MQ
9 13 (16.46%) Solaris
9 13 (16.46%) Linux
9 13 (16.46%) Oracle
10 12 (15.19%) Finance
11 11 (13.92%) XML
12 10 (12.66%) Windows
12 10 (12.66%) HTML
12 10 (12.66%) Clustering
12 10 (12.66%) DataPower
13 9 (11.39%) Internet
13 9 (11.39%) Middleware
13 9 (11.39%) .NET
13 9 (11.39%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
14 8 (10.13%) ITIL
14 8 (10.13%) Web Services
14 8 (10.13%) Scrum
14 8 (10.13%) iSeries

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 9 (11.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (7.59%) CICS
3 3 (3.80%) Commerce Server
3 3 (3.80%) IIS
3 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.80%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.53%) Drupal
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (2.53%) Liferay
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.53%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.53%) Misys Midas
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.53%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.53%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) Internet
2 4 (5.06%) ATM
3 2 (2.53%) WAN
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.27%) snoop
4 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.27%) SSH
4 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.27%) Ethereal
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) IPsec
4 1 (1.27%) SSL
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
4 1 (1.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.91%) DB2
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) DataStage
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.53%) Toad
2 2 (2.53%) ERwin
2 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.27%) Introscope
3 1 (1.27%) JUnit
General
1 16 (20.25%) Retail
2 12 (15.19%) Finance
3 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Electronics
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Developer
2 19 (24.05%) Analyst
3 14 (17.72%) Analyst Programmer
3 14 (17.72%) Programmer
3 14 (17.72%) RPG Programmer
3 14 (17.72%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 12 (15.19%) Architect
5 9 (11.39%) Consultant
6 8 (10.13%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Systems Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Designer
8 3 (3.80%) Ab Initio Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Release Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (13.92%) XML
3 10 (12.66%) HTML
4 9 (11.39%) Middleware
4 9 (11.39%) .NET
5 8 (10.13%) Web Services
6 7 (8.86%) CSS
7 5 (6.33%) Spring
7 5 (6.33%) J2EE
7 5 (6.33%) SOAP
8 4 (5.06%) JDBC
8 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (3.80%) jQuery
10 2 (2.53%) EDI
10 2 (2.53%) Web Dynpro
10 2 (2.53%) SAP Smart Forms
10 2 (2.53%) BAPI
10 2 (2.53%) Ajax
10 2 (2.53%) SAP XI
10 2 (2.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Clustering
1 10 (12.66%) DataPower
2 8 (10.13%) iSeries
3 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.06%) AS400
5 2 (2.53%) DTV
5 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.53%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) UNIX
2 16 (20.25%) AIX
3 13 (16.46%) Solaris
3 13 (16.46%) Linux
4 10 (12.66%) Windows
5 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) E-Commerce
2 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.13%) ITIL
3 8 (10.13%) Scrum
4 7 (8.86%) TOGAF
5 6 (7.59%) High Availability
6 5 (6.33%) Release Management
6 5 (6.33%) Workflow
6 5 (6.33%) ETL
7 4 (5.06%) DSDM
7 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.06%) Migration
7 4 (5.06%) SOA
7 4 (5.06%) Six Sigma
7 4 (5.06%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.80%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (3.80%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) SQL
2 17 (21.52%) Java
3 16 (20.25%) RPG
3 16 (20.25%) RPG IV
4 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.59%) COBOL
5 6 (7.59%) JCL
6 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.53%) SAPscript
7 2 (2.53%) C
7 2 (2.53%) ABAP
7 2 (2.53%) RPG/400
8 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.27%) Korn
8 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) IBM Certification
1 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) PMP
3 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (50.63%) IBM
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) RedPrairie
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.06%) SAP
4 4 (5.06%) JDA
5 3 (3.80%) Ab Initio
5 3 (3.80%) Apple
6 2 (2.53%) VMware
6 2 (2.53%) ATG
6 2 (2.53%) hybris
7 1 (1.27%) F5
7 1 (1.27%) Endeca
7 1 (1.27%) Google
7 1 (1.27%) Coremetrics
7 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.27%) webMethods
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.27%) Metastorm
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe
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