Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 25 February 2020 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 168 157
Rank change year-on-year +44 -11 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 30 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.97% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.20% 2.10% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 6
Berkshire median daily rate £600 £608 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +64.75% -26.25%
10th Percentile £363 £506 £260
90th Percentile £700 £661 £478
South East median daily rate £425 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -15.00% +14.29% -5.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £26.65 -

WebSphere 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 366 618 592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.86% 14.76% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 290 310
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £234 £300 £262
90th Percentile £650 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £446 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -0.83% +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 29
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -29.41%
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £16.25 £18.55
% change year-on-year +9.23% -12.41% -16.62%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Berkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Berkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Berkshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Berkshire

WebSphere
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 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. 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 +11 16 £400 -34.96%
Bracknell +33 3 £600 -5.51%
Newbury - 3 £850 -
Wokingham - 1 £400 -
WebSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 24 (80.00%) Oracle
2 23 (76.67%) Maximo
3 21 (70.00%) SQL
4 20 (66.67%) PL/SQL
5 19 (63.33%) Migration
6 12 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
8 6 (20.00%) SDLC
9 5 (16.67%) Kafka
9 5 (16.67%) IBM
9 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (13.33%) Dell
10 4 (13.33%) Boomi
11 3 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
11 3 (10.00%) Database Tuning
11 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
11 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (6.67%) CRM
12 2 (6.67%) ERP
12 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
12 2 (6.67%) Finance
12 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (6.67%) NetSuite
12 2 (6.67%) Use Case
12 2 (6.67%) SaaS
12 2 (6.67%) Order to Cash
12 2 (6.67%) Workday
12 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (6.67%) Customer Requirements

WebSphere
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 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 23 (76.67%) Maximo
2 2 (6.67%) NetSuite
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Boomi
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Maximo Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Maximo Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) Chief Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Maximo Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Maximo Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) BPM Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Environment Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Kafka
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Migration
2 12 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
3 6 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Order to Cash
5 2 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (3.33%) Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.33%) Line Management
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 20 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (6.67%) MuleSoft
4 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.67%) Workday
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk