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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 31 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.11% 6.15% 3.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 25.00% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
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£500 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.42%
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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
54 64 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.01% 24.62% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 14
Average daily rate £300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £221 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £600 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 22 September 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) RPG
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
1 7 (77.78%) TOGAF
1 7 (77.78%) iSeries
1 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 6 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) DB2
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) DSDM
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
4 4 (44.44%) Misys Midas
4 4 (44.44%) RPG/400
4 4 (44.44%) SWIFT
4 4 (44.44%) AS400
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
4 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) ERwin
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) Workflow

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) DB2
2 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) DataStage
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) ERwin
2 2 (22.22%) Toad
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 3 (33.33%) Programmer
1 3 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
1 3 (33.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior RPG Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) AS400 Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) iSeries
2 4 (44.44%) SWIFT
2 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
2 4 (44.44%) AS400
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) TOGAF
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) DSDM
2 6 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 6 (66.67%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Workflow
5 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Data Security
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) RPG
1 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) RPG/400
4 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) VMware