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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 103 66 87
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 63 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 2.46% 1.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.50% 18.00% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 23
Median daily rate £595 £480 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.95% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £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 £39.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +27.86%
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
400 350 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.03% 13.65% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 201 226
Median daily rate £436 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -15.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -15 8 £475 +17.64%
Maidenhead +7 6 £615 +36.66%
Reading -21 3 £575 +21.10% 1
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (70.00%) IBM
2 30 (60.00%) Middleware
3 25 (50.00%) Linux
4 24 (48.00%) DevOps
5 22 (44.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (32.00%) Ansible
6 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
7 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (26.00%) Oracle
9 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (22.00%) Migration
11 10 (20.00%) Retail
11 10 (20.00%) Clustering
11 10 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (18.00%) Vagrant
12 9 (18.00%) SQL
13 8 (16.00%) SSL
13 8 (16.00%) High Availability
14 7 (14.00%) IBM Integration Bus
14 7 (14.00%) Tuxedo
14 7 (14.00%) HTTP
15 6 (12.00%) JBoss
15 6 (12.00%) Apache
15 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
15 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
15 6 (12.00%) Unix
15 6 (12.00%) Web Services
15 6 (12.00%) XML

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 22 (44.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (14.00%) Tuxedo
3 6 (12.00%) Apache
3 6 (12.00%) JBoss
4 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (6.00%) IIS
6 2 (4.00%) CMS
6 2 (4.00%) Commerce Server
7 1 (2.00%) Confluence
7 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.00%) nginx
7 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.00%) CloudBees
4 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) SSL
2 7 (14.00%) HTTP
3 3 (6.00%) FTP
3 3 (6.00%) SSH
4 2 (4.00%) DNS
4 2 (4.00%) LDAP
5 1 (2.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.00%) NAS
5 1 (2.00%) S/MIME
5 1 (2.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) DB2
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (18.00%) Vagrant
5 4 (8.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (2.00%) Introscope
6 1 (2.00%) JIRA
6 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.00%) Serena SBM
6 1 (2.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 10 (20.00%) Retail
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) WebSphere Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Middleware Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Architect
7 1 (2.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Middleware Project Manager
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) Middleware
2 7 (14.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (12.00%) Web Services
3 6 (12.00%) XML
4 5 (10.00%) JMS
5 4 (8.00%) .NET
5 4 (8.00%) CSS
5 4 (8.00%) HTML
5 4 (8.00%) SOAP
6 3 (6.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (4.00%) Ajax
7 2 (4.00%) jQuery
7 2 (4.00%) JSON
7 2 (4.00%) LAMP
7 2 (4.00%) REST
7 2 (4.00%) Spring
7 2 (4.00%) Worklight
8 1 (2.00%) JAX-RS
8 1 (2.00%) LESS
8 1 (2.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Clustering
2 6 (12.00%) DataPower
3 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.00%) FMCG
4 3 (6.00%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.00%) AS400
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Unix
4 4 (8.00%) AIX
4 4 (8.00%) Solaris
4 4 (8.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Debian
5 1 (2.00%) Fedora
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) DevOps
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.00%) Migration
5 8 (16.00%) High Availability
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL
7 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (10.00%) Service Management
8 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) Scrum
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.00%) Mobile First
10 2 (4.00%) MVC
10 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (8.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) Delphi
7 1 (2.00%) Jython
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) IBM Certification
1 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Docker
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.00%) KVM
3 1 (2.00%) NFS
3 1 (2.00%) Postfix
3 1 (2.00%) qmail
3 1 (2.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.00%) Varnish
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) Ansible
2 5 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.00%) Bacula
5 1 (2.00%) Cacti
5 1 (2.00%) cPanel
5 1 (2.00%) Kibana
5 1 (2.00%) logstash
5 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.00%) Plesk
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.00%) Salt
5 1 (2.00%) Scalr
5 1 (2.00%) SCCM
5 1 (2.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) IBM
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) AppDynamics
5 3 (6.00%) ATG
5 3 (6.00%) CA
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.00%) Splunk
6 2 (4.00%) Rackspace
6 2 (4.00%) Veritas
7 1 (2.00%) CommVault
7 1 (2.00%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) Perforce
7 1 (2.00%) Seapine
7 1 (2.00%) Serena
7 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec