The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 75 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 6 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 1.62% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.11% 8.64% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £344 £325 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +17.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-12.29% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 -
WebSphere Application Server
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
193 243 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.17% 18.72% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 114 97
Average daily rate £420 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +69.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Buckinghamshire region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 6 £344 +5.76%
WebSphere Application Server
South East

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server.

1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (76.92%) CA Wily
2 10 (76.92%) Introscope
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) IBM
4 7 (53.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (53.85%) Web Services
4 7 (53.85%) J2EE
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Clustering
5 6 (46.15%) Jython
5 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
5 6 (46.15%) High Availability
5 6 (46.15%) JDBC
5 6 (46.15%) SOAP
5 6 (46.15%) Python
5 6 (46.15%) HTTP
5 6 (46.15%) SSL
5 6 (46.15%) JNDI
5 6 (46.15%) Garbage Collection
5 6 (46.15%) Korn
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (30.77%) Apache
7 4 (30.77%) CA
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
8 3 (23.08%) Unix
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (38.46%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (30.77%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.69%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
1 6 (46.15%) SSL
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Introscope
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Administrator
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Junior
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) J2EE
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
1 7 (53.85%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (46.15%) JDBC
2 6 (46.15%) JNDI
2 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) JSP
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Garbage Collection
1 6 (46.15%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Logistics
2 1 (7.69%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
1 6 (46.15%) Jython
1 6 (46.15%) Korn
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) CA Wily
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) ILOG
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft