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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 96 113 125
Rank change year-on-year +17 +12  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 1 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 3.04% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 7
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +5.45% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 263 428 474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.52% 17.39% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 257 263
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -59.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 1 £500 +33.33% 1
WebSphere Application Server
South East

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Fredhopper
2 3 (75.00%) Worklight
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile First
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Commerce Server
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Commerce Server
2 3 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Fredhopper
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) Worklight
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile First
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Axway
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Siebel