The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 13 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 21 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 9.29% 5.16% 6.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 51.22% 22.00% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 14
Average daily rate
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£488 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Application Platforms Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
41 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 18.14% 23.47% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 17
Average daily rate £400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £9.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Bracknell region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (68.75%) Java
2 21 (65.63%) IBM
3 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 15 (46.88%) DB2
4 15 (46.88%) Retail
5 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 14 (43.75%) Linux
6 13 (40.63%) XML
7 12 (37.50%) UNIX
7 12 (37.50%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) HTML
7 12 (37.50%) Apache
8 10 (31.25%) J2EE
8 10 (31.25%) Adobe
8 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
8 10 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
8 10 (31.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (28.13%) Worklight
9 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (28.13%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (25.00%) Flash
10 8 (25.00%) Python
10 8 (25.00%) HTTP
10 8 (25.00%) Jython
10 8 (25.00%) SSL
10 8 (25.00%) AppDynamics
10 8 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
10 8 (25.00%) System Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 12 (37.50%) Apache
2 10 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
2 10 (31.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (28.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (18.75%) Commerce Server
5 5 (15.63%) MQSeries
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
7 1 (3.13%) Node.js
7 1 (3.13%) JBoss
7 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) HTTP
1 8 (25.00%) SSL
2 6 (18.75%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) DB2
2 8 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Introscope
2 5 (15.63%) Subversion
2 5 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (15.63%) LoadRunner
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) JBehave
3 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 15 (46.88%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
1 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Management Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.13%) AIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) XML
2 12 (37.50%) HTML
3 10 (31.25%) J2EE
4 9 (28.13%) Worklight
5 8 (25.00%) Flash
6 6 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (12.50%) Ajax
7 4 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (9.38%) JSON
8 3 (9.38%) RESTful
8 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
9 2 (6.25%) jQuery
9 2 (6.25%) Middleware
10 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
10 1 (3.13%) Spring
10 1 (3.13%) JSF
10 1 (3.13%) HTML5
10 1 (3.13%) CSS3
10 1 (3.13%) Struts
10 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) AIX
3 6 (18.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (25.00%) System Testing
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) Coaching
6 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Document Management
6 3 (9.38%) B2C
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) B2B
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
8 1 (3.13%) Garbage Collection
8 1 (3.13%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 8 (25.00%) Jython
5 8 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (18.75%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) Korn
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.13%) yum
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) IBM
2 10 (31.25%) Adobe
3 8 (25.00%) AppDynamics
4 5 (15.63%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Google
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