The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 68 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.29% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.55% 1.60% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £455 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.34% +61.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £455 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £381
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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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 Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
197 187 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.52% 18.39% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 109 56
Average daily rate £400 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £183 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £17.60 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Reading region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) JMS
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) WSDL
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) DataPower
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) eggPlant
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) EJB
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) JMS
2 3 (42.86%) WSDL
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) JSF
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) EJB
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Google