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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 59 53 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 1.92% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.29% 9.73% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £465 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +28.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £430 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £479
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 £30.50 £30.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -47.82%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
208 185 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.93% 19.76% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 83 68
Average daily rate £363 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £247 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -48.57%
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
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 11 July 2014.

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 11 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%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (40.00%) DB2
2 8 (40.00%) AIX
2 8 (40.00%) Solaris
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Clustering
4 6 (30.00%) DataPower
4 6 (30.00%) High Availability
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (20.00%) IBM Certification
5 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) ATM
5 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) Legal
7 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 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%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
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%) 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%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test 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
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 3 (15.00%) 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