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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 34 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 38 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.74% 0.47% 2.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.90% 2.31% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 1 15
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£475 £300 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £300 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -2.74%
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
191 173 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.82% 20.28% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 82 87
Average daily rate £440 £381 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.40% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.95 £8.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 46 (79.31%) IBM
2 41 (70.69%) DataPower
3 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (67.24%) DB2
5 38 (65.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 29 (50.00%) AIX
7 25 (43.10%) UNIX
7 25 (43.10%) JMS
8 24 (41.38%) Solaris
9 22 (37.93%) Linux
9 22 (37.93%) Finance
10 21 (36.21%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (34.48%) Windows
12 18 (31.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (31.03%) HTTP
13 16 (27.59%) Shell Script
13 16 (27.59%) Middleware
13 16 (27.59%) Ab Initio
14 15 (25.86%) Clustering
14 15 (25.86%) IBM Certification
15 13 (22.41%) High Availability
16 12 (20.69%) SSL
17 11 (18.97%) SOAP
17 11 (18.97%) Web Services
18 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
19 9 (15.52%) Big Data
19 9 (15.52%) Low Latency
20 8 (13.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
20 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
20 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (31.03%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) JBoss
4 1 (1.72%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Maximo
2 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) HTTP
2 12 (20.69%) SSL
3 6 (10.34%) FTP
4 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.62%) SSH
5 4 (6.90%) LDAP
6 2 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (67.24%) DB2
2 9 (15.52%) Big Data
3 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) ClearQuest
1 3 (5.17%) Selenium
1 3 (5.17%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.45%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.72%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Ab Initio Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Senior Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Designer
8 2 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.72%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Tester
9 1 (1.72%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (65.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 25 (43.10%) JMS
3 16 (27.59%) Middleware
4 11 (18.97%) SOAP
4 11 (18.97%) Web Services
5 8 (13.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (10.34%) XML
7 5 (8.62%) WSDL
7 5 (8.62%) Spring
8 4 (6.90%) Spring Web Flow
8 4 (6.90%) REST
9 3 (5.17%) JSF
9 3 (5.17%) Java EE
9 3 (5.17%) Spring MVC
9 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.72%) WebCenter
10 1 (1.72%) HTML
10 1 (1.72%) .NET
10 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.72%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 41 (70.69%) DataPower
2 21 (36.21%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (25.86%) Clustering
4 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
5 7 (12.07%) Cryptography
6 6 (10.34%) AS400
6 6 (10.34%) Client/Server
6 6 (10.34%) iSeries
7 3 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (3.45%) DTV
8 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.00%) AIX
2 25 (43.10%) UNIX
3 24 (41.38%) Solaris
4 22 (37.93%) Linux
5 20 (34.48%) Windows
6 3 (5.17%) zOS
7 1 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) High Availability
3 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.52%) Low Latency
5 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.62%) Migration
7 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 4 (6.90%) Resource Management
8 4 (6.90%) MVC
9 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.17%) UML
9 3 (5.17%) OO
9 3 (5.17%) OOD
9 3 (5.17%) Scrum
10 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.45%) Content Management
10 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Shell Script
2 7 (12.07%) Java
3 6 (10.34%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) XPath
4 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 46 (79.31%) IBM
2 16 (27.59%) Ab Initio
3 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.07%) SAP
5 5 (8.62%) CA
5 5 (8.62%) Citrix
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle
7 2 (3.45%) VMware
8 1 (1.72%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.72%) Endeca
8 1 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (1.72%) Coremetrics
8 1 (1.72%) Pega
8 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.72%) hybris
8 1 (1.72%) Adobe
8 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.72%) Remedy
8 1 (1.72%) Infovista
8 1 (1.72%) ATG
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
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