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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 105 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 1.50% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.53% 7.91% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 9
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£500 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £389
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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
398 493 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.04% 18.95% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 253 116
Average daily rate £378 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 19
Average hourly rate £17.83 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.70% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £113.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Bracknell +7 12 £378 +25.83% 1
Reading +4 7 £563 +28.57% 1
Slough -8 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (53.66%) WebSphere MQ
2 20 (48.78%) IBM
3 18 (43.90%) Java
4 16 (39.02%) Finance
5 15 (36.59%) Web Services
5 15 (36.59%) Linux
6 13 (31.71%) SQL
7 12 (29.27%) Oracle
7 12 (29.27%) XML
8 11 (26.83%) SOAP
8 11 (26.83%) Apache
9 10 (24.39%) IBM HTTP Server
9 10 (24.39%) Degree
10 9 (21.95%) Middleware
11 8 (19.51%) Migration
11 8 (19.51%) TDD
11 8 (19.51%) TOGAF
11 8 (19.51%) Adobe
11 8 (19.51%) JMS
11 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
11 8 (19.51%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
12 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
12 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
12 7 (17.07%) Data Migration
12 7 (17.07%) iSeries
12 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
12 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (17.07%) JAXB

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (26.83%) Apache
2 10 (24.39%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
3 8 (19.51%) Adobe CQ
4 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (9.76%) iPlanet
5 4 (9.76%) IIS
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (4.88%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.44%) Drupal
7 1 (2.44%) Liferay
7 1 (2.44%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Misys Midas
2 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) SDH
1 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
1 7 (17.07%) HTTP
1 7 (17.07%) MPLS
2 6 (14.63%) DNS
2 6 (14.63%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) DB2
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.44%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Toad
2 6 (14.63%) Introscope
3 2 (4.88%) ERwin
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Architect
2 9 (21.95%) WebSphere Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) AS400 Developer
9 1 (2.44%) UNIX Support
9 1 (2.44%) RPG Programmer
9 1 (2.44%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior AS400 Developer
9 1 (2.44%) SAP BW Developer
9 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Architect
9 1 (2.44%) SOA Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) WebSphere MQ
2 15 (36.59%) Web Services
3 12 (29.27%) XML
4 11 (26.83%) SOAP
5 9 (21.95%) Middleware
6 8 (19.51%) JMS
7 7 (17.07%) JAXB
7 7 (17.07%) WSDL
8 6 (14.63%) Worklight
9 5 (12.20%) .NET
10 2 (4.88%) HTML
10 2 (4.88%) Ajax
11 1 (2.44%) Spring Security
11 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 1 (2.44%) jQuery
11 1 (2.44%) MDX
11 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.44%) Apache Camel
11 1 (2.44%) REST
11 1 (2.44%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Mobile App
1 7 (17.07%) iSeries
2 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.88%) AS400
3 2 (4.88%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Tandem
4 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) AIX
2 6 (14.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 5 (12.20%) Solaris
3 5 (12.20%) UNIX
4 4 (9.76%) zOS
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Migration
1 8 (19.51%) TDD
1 8 (19.51%) TOGAF
2 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
2 7 (17.07%) Data Migration
3 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Modelling
4 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) SOA
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.88%) ERP
7 2 (4.88%) DSDM
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
3 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
4 6 (14.63%) Jython
4 6 (14.63%) Python
4 6 (14.63%) Perl
5 3 (7.32%) RPG IV
5 3 (7.32%) RPG
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) RPG/400
7 1 (2.44%) Korn
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) sed
7 1 (2.44%) ABAP
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) AWK
7 1 (2.44%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Shibboleth
1 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) IBM
2 12 (29.27%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) Adobe
4 7 (17.07%) MetaSolv
4 7 (17.07%) Cramer
4 7 (17.07%) BEA
5 6 (14.63%) AppDynamics
6 2 (4.88%) SAP
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.88%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Pega
7 1 (2.44%) hybris
7 1 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) Sun
7 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.44%) ATG
7 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) webMethods
Reading, Berkshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
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