The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 31 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.88% 2.11% 6.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 6.90% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £550 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year +14.28% -7.03%  

WebSphere 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 Bracknell with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 32 87 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 14.04% 30.53% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 12
Median daily rate £500 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £196 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -15.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Bracknell

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA