Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 133 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 -52 +47
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 20 38 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.49% 0.89% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.37% 5.45% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 66
Berkshire median daily rate £381 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.07% +13.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £260 £438 £369
90th Percentile £478 £623 £506
South East median daily rate £431 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -6.76% +2.78% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 593 697 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.65% 16.37% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 358 433
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 16
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.21% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £13.63
90th Percentile £38.00 £55.65 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +21.62% +13.57%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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 12 £413 -17.58% 2
Bracknell -7 2 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
WebSphere
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 16 (80.00%) IBM
2 11 (55.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (55.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) DevOps
4 7 (35.00%) Patch Management
4 7 (35.00%) Change Control
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Middleware
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) Juniper
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (15.00%) SWIFT
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
9 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (10.00%) Dojo
9 2 (10.00%) Sass
9 2 (10.00%) LESS

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 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Administrator
3 5 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Portal Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SWIFT Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) DB2 Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 11 (55.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) Compass CSS Framework
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) Dojo
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) LESS
3 2 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Change Control
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
1 7 (35.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Content Development
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (10.00%) SEO
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) Test Management
3 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) IBM
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Lotus
6 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
6 1 (5.00%) Capita
6 1 (5.00%) EMC