The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 67 61
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 1.39% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.91% 7.65% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 10
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
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 - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 110 183 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 16.69% 18.14% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 113 114
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Median hourly rate £53.75 £9.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +497.22% -78.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.46 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Reading

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Reading

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) AS400

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Solutions Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Axway
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
2 1 (50.00%) VMware