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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 26 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.81% 0.85% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.45% 7.69% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£439 £285 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.85% -32.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 - £26.25
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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
49 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 16.96% 11.05% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 4
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £256 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 £17.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Adobe
1 8 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (37.50%) Worklight
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (37.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 6 (37.50%) AppDynamics
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Jython
2 6 (37.50%) Introscope
2 6 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 6 (37.50%) HTTP
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) SSL
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 6 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
3 5 (31.25%) SOAP
3 5 (31.25%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) WSDL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) Commerce Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) SSL
2 5 (31.25%) SDH
2 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
2 5 (31.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Introscope
2 5 (31.25%) Toad
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) WebSphere Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Worklight
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) WSDL
2 5 (31.25%) JMS
2 5 (31.25%) JAXB
3 1 (6.25%) EJB
3 1 (6.25%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Jython
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 6 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Adobe
2 6 (37.50%) AppDynamics
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) BEA
3 5 (31.25%) MetaSolv
3 5 (31.25%) Cramer