Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 156 163
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 1.88% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Berkshire median daily rate £283 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £222 £455 £410
90th Percentile £337 £500 £486
South East median daily rate £363 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -19.44% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 604 690 750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.77% 16.33% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 353 427
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £287 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £585 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 17
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.28% +10.36% -
10th Percentile £11.05 £11.93 £13.50
90th Percentile £38.00 £55.65 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.04% +21.62% +13.57%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Berkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Berkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in Berkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Berkshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (20.00%) Capita
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Lotus
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Portal Developer
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Capita
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus