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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 30 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.72% 3.87% 2.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.62% 21.15% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate £375 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £378 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
52 52 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.93% 18.31% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 16
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £242 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.80 £13.65 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.22% -36.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £13.65 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.65 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 February 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
4 5 (41.67%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (41.67%) SEO
4 5 (41.67%) CMS
4 5 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) CentOS
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) SUSE
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) JBoss
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Dojo
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 4 (33.33%) JBoss
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) Commerce Server
3 2 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Dreamweaver
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) FishEye
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Unix Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Web Content Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML5
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) Dojo
4 3 (25.00%) LESS
4 3 (25.00%) Sass
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) AIX
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) CentOS
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) SEO
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (25.00%) Web Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile First
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Packer
1 2 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics