Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 94 54
Rank change year-on-year +19 -40 +37
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 5 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.93% 0.34% 2.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.31% 2.07% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 43
Reading median daily rate £413 £501 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.58% +5.37% -16.30%
10th Percentile £337 £440 £410
90th Percentile £497 £640 £535
Berkshire median daily rate £381 £538 £475
% change year-on-year -29.07% +13.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 226 242 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.59% 16.30% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 112 207
Reading median daily rate £419 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £281
90th Percentile £575 £574 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 9
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +42.86% -1.41%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.65 £13.50
90th Percentile £36.90 £55.65 £36.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.28% +10.36% -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Reading

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 10 (83.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (75.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (66.67%) IBM
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) Change Control
4 6 (50.00%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) Juniper
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
7 2 (16.67%) Lotus
7 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
7 2 (16.67%) SWIFT
7 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (8.33%) DataPower
8 1 (8.33%) Big Data
8 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
8 1 (8.33%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino

WebSphere
Co-occurring 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 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Portal Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SWIFT Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal Developer
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (75.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (8.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Control
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio