The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 64 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 1.97% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.90% 13.64% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.47% -4.76%
WebSphere
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
143 132 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.49% 14.46% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 77 102
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £9.00 £33.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.13% +123.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +19.66%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 15 (93.75%) IBM
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (37.50%) HTTP
3 6 (37.50%) Middleware
4 5 (31.25%) SSL
4 5 (31.25%) JBoss
4 5 (31.25%) DataPower
5 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (25.00%) JMS
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) FTP
6 3 (18.75%) CA
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) MySQL
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (18.75%) Apache
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Puppet
6 3 (18.75%) SSH

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) CloudBees
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) FTP
3 3 (18.75%) SSH
4 2 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Support
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (37.50%) Middleware
3 4 (25.00%) JMS
4 3 (18.75%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) LAMP
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) WebCenter
6 1 (6.25%) WPF
6 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) DataPower
2 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Debian
4 1 (6.25%) Fedora
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) API Development
4 1 (6.25%) API Integration
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) RUP
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) AWK
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) Korn
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) sed
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) Postfix
2 1 (6.25%) qmail
2 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (6.25%) Varnish
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) Bacula
3 1 (6.25%) Cacti
3 1 (6.25%) cPanel
3 1 (6.25%) Grafana
3 1 (6.25%) Graphite
3 1 (6.25%) Kibana
3 1 (6.25%) logstash
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) Plesk
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (6.25%) Salt
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) CA
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec