Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 158 148
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 19 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.65% 0.95% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
Berkshire median daily rate £544 £270 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +101.39% -46.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £369 £193 £350
90th Percentile £593 £492 £560
South East median daily rate £469 £450 £495
% change year-on-year +4.17% -9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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 520 527 528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.54% 13.67% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 294 260
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £428 £405
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 14 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £18.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.25% +52.08% -4.00%
South East median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.75% +14.29% -8.94%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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
Bracknell +3 8 £550 +150.00%
Reading - 7 £463 -
Newbury - 4 £450 -
WebSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 17 (89.47%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) IBM
2 9 (47.37%) Retail
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
4 6 (31.58%) Bitbucket
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) XML
4 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
4 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) Ansible
6 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (21.05%) DB2
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) SOAP
6 4 (21.05%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) Confluence
6 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 4 (21.05%) JIRA
6 4 (21.05%) Atlassian
6 4 (21.05%) Groovy

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 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (21.05%) Confluence
4 3 (15.79%) Apache
4 3 (15.79%) Commerce Server
4 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
5 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Ignite
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.26%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Bitbucket
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.79%) WebLogic Workshop
4 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (47.37%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) SailPoint Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 4 (21.05%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) LDAP
4 3 (15.79%) SailPoint
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.53%) JAXP
5 2 (10.53%) JDBC
5 2 (10.53%) JMS
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) Kafka
5 2 (10.53%) MyBatis
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) AS400
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Wallet
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) AIX
2 3 (15.79%) SUSE
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) API Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.79%) Workshop Facilitation
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (10.53%) OOD
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Scorecard
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) Groovy
5 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.79%) Korn
6 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (15.79%) vCenter Server
2 3 (15.79%) vRealize
2 3 (15.79%) yum
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.26%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (5.26%) Consul
4 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) Pingdom
4 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Atlassian
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
5 1 (5.26%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) Coremetrics
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) PagerDuty
5 1 (5.26%) Pega
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.26%) SAP