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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 37 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 32 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.42% 1.02% 2.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.51% 4.84% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 9
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£475 £575 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £575 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
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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
156 186 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.68% 21.04% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 83 71
Average daily rate £440 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 14
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.90 £8.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 35 (71.43%) IBM
2 32 (65.31%) DB2
3 31 (63.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (57.14%) DataPower
5 24 (48.98%) AIX
6 22 (44.90%) UNIX
7 20 (40.82%) Linux
8 19 (38.78%) Solaris
9 18 (36.73%) JMS
10 17 (34.69%) Windows
11 16 (32.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (32.65%) Finance
11 16 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (28.57%) High Availability
13 12 (24.49%) Ab Initio
13 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
13 12 (24.49%) Clustering
14 11 (22.45%) IBM Certification
15 10 (20.41%) HTTP
15 10 (20.41%) Java
15 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
16 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
16 9 (18.37%) Web Services
16 9 (18.37%) Low Latency
16 9 (18.37%) Big Data
17 8 (16.33%) SOAP
18 7 (14.29%) XML
18 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
18 7 (14.29%) Middleware

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (32.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) iPlanet
4 2 (4.08%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Drupal
5 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.04%) Liferay
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Maximo
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.04%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) HTTP
2 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) SSL
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (65.31%) DB2
2 9 (18.37%) Big Data
3 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) ClearQuest
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
1 3 (6.12%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.08%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.08%) eggPlant
3 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.04%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Ab Initio Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Designer
5 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Designer
7 1 (2.04%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (36.73%) JMS
3 9 (18.37%) Web Services
4 8 (16.33%) SOAP
5 7 (14.29%) XML
5 7 (14.29%) Middleware
6 6 (12.24%) Spring
7 5 (10.20%) WSDL
7 5 (10.20%) Spring Web Flow
8 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.16%) JSF
8 4 (8.16%) Java EE
8 4 (8.16%) Spring MVC
9 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (4.08%) HTML
10 2 (4.08%) .NET
11 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
11 1 (2.04%) EJB
11 1 (2.04%) XSD
11 1 (2.04%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (57.14%) DataPower
2 16 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (24.49%) Clustering
4 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
5 6 (12.24%) AS400
5 6 (12.24%) iSeries
6 4 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
8 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
9 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
9 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (2.04%) DTV
9 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) AIX
2 22 (44.90%) UNIX
3 20 (40.82%) Linux
4 19 (38.78%) Solaris
5 17 (34.69%) Windows
6 4 (8.16%) zOS
7 1 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) High Availability
3 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
4 9 (18.37%) Low Latency
5 6 (12.24%) MVC
6 4 (8.16%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
6 4 (8.16%) UML
6 4 (8.16%) OO
6 4 (8.16%) OOD
6 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.08%) B2B
8 2 (4.08%) B2C
8 2 (4.08%) Content Management
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Shell Script
2 10 (20.41%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) XPath
5 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) IBM Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) IBM
2 12 (24.49%) Ab Initio
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) SAP
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) Coremetrics
7 1 (2.04%) Pega
7 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.04%) Amdocs
7 1 (2.04%) Endeca
7 1 (2.04%) Adobe
7 1 (2.04%) BMC
7 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.04%) Remedy
7 1 (2.04%) Infovista
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