The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Bracknell region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 31 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.22% 4.65% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 30.30% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
Average daily rate £233 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.29% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+37.55% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
56 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.78% 15.35% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 9
Average daily rate £331 £425 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +77.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £418 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
WebSphere
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (53.33%) Retail
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) DB2
4 6 (40.00%) J2EE
4 6 (40.00%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) COBOL
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) CICS
6 4 (26.67%) JCL
6 4 (26.67%) RedPrairie
7 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (20.00%) Spring
7 3 (20.00%) JDA
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) UML
8 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (13.33%) SOAP
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (13.33%) IIS
8 2 (13.33%) IBM
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (26.67%) CICS
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) Commerce Server
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
3 1 (6.67%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) Introscope
3 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Build Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Build and Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) JSTL
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) Dojo
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) Worklight
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) EJB
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) JSP
4 1 (6.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) COBOL
4 4 (26.67%) JCL
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Korn
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) RedPrairie
3 3 (20.00%) JDA
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat