The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 50 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 18 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.00% 0.90% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.53% 4.48% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £284 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
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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 Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
133 201 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.81% 20.14% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 103 67
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 20
Average hourly rate £33.50 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £9.88 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.70 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (56.00%) IBM
3 13 (52.00%) DB2
4 12 (48.00%) Linux
5 11 (44.00%) AIX
5 11 (44.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (40.00%) JMS
6 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) DataPower
7 9 (36.00%) Solaris
7 9 (36.00%) Java
8 8 (32.00%) SOAP
8 8 (32.00%) HTTP
8 8 (32.00%) High Availability
9 7 (28.00%) Finance
9 7 (28.00%) Web Services
9 7 (28.00%) XML
9 7 (28.00%) UNIX
10 6 (24.00%) Windows
10 6 (24.00%) zOS
10 6 (24.00%) Big Data
10 6 (24.00%) Low Latency
10 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (20.00%) WSDL
11 5 (20.00%) Middleware
12 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (16.00%) iPlanet
12 4 (16.00%) Apache
12 4 (16.00%) IIS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (44.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) iPlanet
2 4 (16.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) Liferay
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Maximo
2 1 (4.00%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) HTTP
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) DB2
2 6 (24.00%) Big Data
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (40.00%) JMS
3 8 (32.00%) SOAP
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) WSDL
5 5 (20.00%) Middleware
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
6 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (8.00%) JSF
7 2 (8.00%) Java EE
7 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.00%) HTML
7 2 (8.00%) .NET
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.00%) EJB
8 1 (4.00%) XSD
8 1 (4.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) DataPower
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Clustering
4 3 (12.00%) iSeries
4 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (12.00%) AS400
5 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (4.00%) Replication
6 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) AIX
3 9 (36.00%) Solaris
4 7 (28.00%) UNIX
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) zOS
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) High Availability
3 6 (24.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) MVC
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
6 2 (8.00%) Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Coremetrics
4 1 (4.00%) Endeca
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.00%) HP
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
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Posted: 6 days ago