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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 30 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.46% 2.61% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.78% 21.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.88 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-2.74% -44.56%
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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
36 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 16.44% 12.31% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 9
Average daily rate £213 £290 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.72% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £129 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £390 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £16.90 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 20 August 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (66.67%) Retail
2 8 (66.67%) DB2
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) UNIX
4 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (41.67%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) CICS
6 4 (33.33%) COBOL
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) JCL
6 4 (33.33%) RedPrairie
7 3 (25.00%) Middleware
7 3 (25.00%) Spring
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) CSS
7 3 (25.00%) JDBC
7 3 (25.00%) JDA
7 3 (25.00%) Internet
7 3 (25.00%) AIX
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 1 (8.33%) Network Management
9 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 1 (8.33%) SOA
9 1 (8.33%) HTTP
9 1 (8.33%) Korn

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (8.33%) Introscope
General
1 8 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) COBOL
2 4 (33.33%) JCL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Korn
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) RedPrairie
3 3 (25.00%) JDA
4 1 (8.33%) VMware