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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 15 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 20 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.60% 3.10% 5.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 43.48% 16.36% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £308 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.43% -27.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £28.24
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.85%
WebSphere
Berkshire

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
46 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.49% 18.97% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 15
Average daily rate £450 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £200 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

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 6 May 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 21 (67.74%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) IBM
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) XML
3 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 13 (41.94%) Retail
4 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
4 12 (38.71%) DB2
5 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 11 (35.48%) Apache
6 10 (32.26%) UNIX
7 9 (29.03%) HTML
7 9 (29.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (29.03%) Adobe
7 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
7 9 (29.03%) IBM HTTP Server
7 9 (29.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (25.81%) Worklight
8 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.81%) TDD
8 8 (25.81%) J2EE
8 8 (25.81%) AppDynamics
9 7 (22.58%) Python
9 7 (22.58%) HTTP
9 7 (22.58%) SSL
9 7 (22.58%) Jython
9 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (19.35%) DbVisualizer
10 6 (19.35%) System Testing

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 11 (35.48%) Apache
2 9 (29.03%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (29.03%) IBM HTTP Server
2 9 (29.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Commerce Server
4 3 (9.68%) MQSeries
4 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
1 7 (22.58%) SSL
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) SDH
3 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
3 3 (9.68%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) DB2
2 6 (19.35%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Introscope
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Selenium
3 3 (9.68%) JBehave
3 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.68%) Toad
3 3 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 13 (41.94%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) WebSphere Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 1 (3.23%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) XML
2 9 (29.03%) HTML
3 8 (25.81%) J2EE
3 8 (25.81%) Worklight
4 6 (19.35%) Flash
4 6 (19.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (12.90%) Web Services
6 3 (9.68%) JAXB
6 3 (9.68%) JMS
6 3 (9.68%) WSDL
6 3 (9.68%) CSS
6 3 (9.68%) SOAP
6 3 (9.68%) Ajax
6 3 (9.68%) RESTful
6 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
7 2 (6.45%) JSON
8 1 (3.23%) jQuery
8 1 (3.23%) Struts
8 1 (3.23%) EJB
8 1 (3.23%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) UNIX
3 6 (19.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 5 (16.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
3 6 (19.35%) System Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) Document Management
5 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Coaching
6 2 (6.45%) B2B
6 2 (6.45%) B2C
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
5 7 (22.58%) Jython
5 7 (22.58%) Python
6 6 (19.35%) Perl
7 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.23%) Korn
8 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ISEB
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
1 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.23%) yum
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) IBM
2 9 (29.03%) Adobe
3 8 (25.81%) AppDynamics
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) BEA
5 3 (9.68%) MetaSolv
5 3 (9.68%) Cramer
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
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