The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Reading region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 60 57 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.25% 1.85% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.58% 9.47% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate
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£538 £475 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £430 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £560 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
- -33.70%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
197 190 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.36% 19.51% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 86 65
Average daily rate £350 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
WebSphere
Berkshire

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
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 22 July 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) DB2
2 8 (40.00%) AIX
2 8 (40.00%) Solaris
2 8 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Clustering
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (30.00%) DataPower
4 6 (30.00%) High Availability
5 4 (20.00%) ATM
5 4 (20.00%) IBM Certification
5 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (10.00%) IIS
7 2 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) IPsec
2 1 (5.00%) SSH
2 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.00%) Ethereal
2 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (5.00%) snoop
2 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) JDBC
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Clustering
2 6 (30.00%) DataPower
2 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) AIX
1 8 (40.00%) Solaris
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Scalability Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) IBM Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.00%) Endeca
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Coremetrics
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle