Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 154 128
Rank change year-on-year -2 -26 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.54% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.52% 3.37% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 18
Berkshire median daily rate £588 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.86% -30.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £362 £271 £447
90th Percentile £657 £469 £623
South East median daily rate £500 £438 £466
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.12% +3.56%
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 636 652 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.40% 15.94% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 345 338
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £255
90th Percentile £595 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% -30.23%
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.34 £21.22
% change year-on-year +3.41% -8.87% +2.28%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -1 6 £615 - 1
Reading -17 4 £615 +49.09%
Slough - 1 £375 -
WebSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 14 (87.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JSON
2 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) Spring
3 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 7 (43.75%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) Bitbucket
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 5 (31.25%) JDBC
5 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) Confluence
6 4 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (25.00%) JMS
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) JAXP
6 4 (25.00%) Middleware
6 4 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (25.00%) MyBatis
6 4 (25.00%) Maven
6 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 4 (25.00%) Groovy
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
7 3 (18.75%) webMethods
7 3 (18.75%) DB2
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) SAP

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 4 (25.00%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (43.75%) Bitbucket
2 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (25.00%) Maven
3 4 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) JUnit
4 2 (12.50%) Mockito
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (6.25%) Gitweb
5 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) JSON
2 7 (43.75%) Spring
2 7 (43.75%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) JDBC
3 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) JAXP
4 4 (25.00%) JMS
4 4 (25.00%) Middleware
4 4 (25.00%) MyBatis
4 4 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
6 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (6.25%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) Node.js
7 1 (6.25%) OAuth
7 1 (6.25%) OpenID
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) DataPower
1 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
3 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (6.25%) Due Diligence
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Groovy
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java 8
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Consul
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Pingdom
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) webMethods
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) PagerDuty
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) VMware