The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 35 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.33% 1.22% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.70% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £463 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +71.42%
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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 Slough region.

Application Platforms Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
37 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.13% 11.02% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 11
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £190 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £416 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Slough region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Slough

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Slough region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) iSeries
2 3 (60.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (60.00%) RPG
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) AS400
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (40.00%) ERwin
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Misys Midas
4 1 (20.00%) Degree

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ERwin
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) RPG Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) BAPI
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iSeries
2 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) RPG
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) ABAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) SAP