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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 19 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 20 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.92% 0.47% 2.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 40.82% 2.94% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate
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£408 £600 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.08% +92.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £600 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £600 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
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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
49 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 16.96% 15.81% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 14
Average daily rate £400 £200 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £115 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 27 (65.85%) IBM
2 26 (63.41%) Java
3 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
4 21 (51.22%) HTML
5 19 (46.34%) E-Commerce
6 18 (43.90%) XML
7 17 (41.46%) DB2
8 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (34.15%) SQL
10 13 (31.71%) CSS
11 12 (29.27%) Commerce Server
12 11 (26.83%) UNIX
12 11 (26.83%) Apache
12 11 (26.83%) Retail
13 10 (24.39%) Linux
13 10 (24.39%) J2EE
14 9 (21.95%) Adobe
14 9 (21.95%) Ajax
14 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (19.51%) System Testing
15 8 (19.51%) Subversion
15 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
15 8 (19.51%) Oracle
15 8 (19.51%) Flash
15 8 (19.51%) AIX
15 8 (19.51%) DbVisualizer
15 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
16 7 (17.07%) TDD

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (29.27%) Commerce Server
2 11 (26.83%) Apache
3 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (14.63%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (12.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (12.20%) MQSeries
6 4 (9.76%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
6 4 (9.76%) Node.js
7 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (2.44%) JBoss
9 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.44%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) SSL
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) DB2
2 8 (19.51%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Subversion
2 5 (12.20%) HP UFT
2 5 (12.20%) LoadRunner
3 3 (7.32%) Xcode
3 3 (7.32%) Selenium
3 3 (7.32%) JBehave
3 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 11 (26.83%) Retail
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (4.88%) WebCenter Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) HTML
2 18 (43.90%) XML
3 13 (31.71%) CSS
4 10 (24.39%) J2EE
5 9 (21.95%) Ajax
6 8 (19.51%) Flash
7 6 (14.63%) JSON
7 6 (14.63%) jQuery
7 6 (14.63%) HTML5
7 6 (14.63%) CSS3
8 4 (9.76%) WebCenter
8 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (9.76%) XHTML
9 3 (7.32%) Middleware
9 3 (7.32%) RESTful
9 3 (7.32%) Worklight
9 3 (7.32%) Lucene
9 3 (7.32%) Spring
9 3 (7.32%) Gherkin
10 2 (4.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) W3C
4 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) UNIX
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) AIX
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) E-Commerce
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (19.51%) System Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.07%) TDD
6 6 (14.63%) B2C
6 6 (14.63%) Open Source
6 6 (14.63%) Analytics
7 5 (12.20%) B2B
7 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Web Analytics
8 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.76%) Coaching
9 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.32%) DevOps
9 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.32%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
3 14 (34.15%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.76%) Jython
6 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.88%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) Korn
8 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) ISEB
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
1 6 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Netcool
2 1 (2.44%) yum
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) IBM
2 9 (21.95%) Adobe
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) TIBCO
5 4 (9.76%) Remedy
5 4 (9.76%) Infovista
5 4 (9.76%) BMC
5 4 (9.76%) Amdocs
5 4 (9.76%) Pega
5 4 (9.76%) Sitecore
6 3 (7.32%) Sencha
7 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
7 2 (4.88%) Google
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.88%) VMware
8 1 (2.44%) EMC