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 5 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 67 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 10 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.03% 0.097% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.58% 0.47% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £500 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.76%
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
152 215 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.69% 20.79% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 121 72
Average daily rate £400 £343 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 22
Average hourly rate £33.50 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.33% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.50 £30.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) SOAP
3 6 (60.00%) JMS
3 6 (60.00%) HTTP
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) WSDL
4 5 (50.00%) DB2
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) DataPower
4 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 5 (50.00%) Big Data
4 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
5 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (40.00%) Middleware
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Content Management
7 2 (20.00%) Spring
7 2 (20.00%) JSF
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Java EE
7 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Selenium
7 2 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (20.00%) eggPlant
7 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) DB2
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) eggPlant
2 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) SOAP
1 6 (60.00%) JMS
2 5 (50.00%) WSDL
2 5 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) JSF
4 2 (20.00%) Java EE
4 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) JavaBeans
5 1 (10.00%) EJB
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) DataPower
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) High Availability
2 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Garbage Collection
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Google