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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 57 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 3.15% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.31% 15.92% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 30 1
Median daily rate £450 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +58.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-11.65% +29.36%
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
130 201 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.36% 19.78% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 137 87
Median daily rate £400 £440 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £11.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £16.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £17.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 27 September 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 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) JBehave
4 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Mule
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JBehave
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (16.67%) Java SE
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Integration
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) ATG
3 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore