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 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 73 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 0.70% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.98% 3.75% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
Average daily rate £360 £563 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +23.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £444 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £581 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
176 160 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.83% 18.65% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 81 100
Average daily rate £350 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £33.50 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.80% +122.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 25 (92.59%) IBM
2 18 (66.67%) DataPower
3 16 (59.26%) HTTP
3 16 (59.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 14 (51.85%) DB2
5 12 (44.44%) SSL
5 12 (44.44%) Middleware
5 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (37.04%) JMS
6 10 (37.04%) AIX
6 10 (37.04%) Solaris
7 8 (29.63%) Web Services
7 8 (29.63%) Unix
7 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
7 8 (29.63%) Migration
7 8 (29.63%) Ab Initio
7 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 7 (25.93%) SSH
8 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) CA
8 7 (25.93%) FTP
8 7 (25.93%) Linux
8 7 (25.93%) SOAP
9 6 (22.22%) Client/Server
9 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) IBM Certification
9 6 (22.22%) Clustering
9 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (18.52%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) iPlanet
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) HTTP
2 12 (44.44%) SSL
3 7 (25.93%) FTP
3 7 (25.93%) SSH
4 4 (14.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) DB2
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Support
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (44.44%) Middleware
3 10 (37.04%) JMS
4 8 (29.63%) Web Services
4 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 7 (25.93%) SOAP
6 4 (14.81%) REST
7 3 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) DataPower
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 6 (22.22%) Clustering
4 5 (18.52%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) AIX
1 10 (37.04%) Solaris
2 8 (29.63%) Unix
3 7 (25.93%) Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) API Integration
6 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) OOD
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) RUP
7 1 (3.70%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) Secure Coding
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.81%) AWK
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (14.81%) Korn
2 4 (14.81%) sed
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) IBM Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) IBM
2 8 (29.63%) Ab Initio
3 7 (25.93%) CA
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) FairCom
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
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