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 29 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 80 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.41% 0.37% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.40% 2.94% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£600 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £438 £415
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
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
208 136 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.04% 12.44% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 64 81
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £16.14 £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.14% +61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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
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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 -1 5 £600 +76.47%
WebSphere Application Server
South East

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 26 (74.29%) Java
3 25 (71.43%) Web Services
4 20 (57.14%) UNIX
5 19 (54.29%) J2EE
6 17 (48.57%) Windows
7 16 (45.71%) Linux
7 16 (45.71%) SOAP
8 15 (42.86%) Change Management
9 14 (40.00%) Finance
10 12 (34.29%) SQL
11 11 (31.43%) LDAP
11 11 (31.43%) DTS
12 10 (28.57%) IBM
12 10 (28.57%) HTML
12 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
13 9 (25.71%) CSS
13 9 (25.71%) JSP
13 9 (25.71%) OO
13 9 (25.71%) JBoss
13 9 (25.71%) HTTP
13 9 (25.71%) Introscope
13 9 (25.71%) CA Wily
14 8 (22.86%) Spring
14 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
15 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
15 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
16 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
16 6 (17.14%) SSL
16 6 (17.14%) JDBC

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) Liferay
2 4 (11.43%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) LDAP
2 9 (25.71%) HTTP
3 6 (17.14%) SSL
4 5 (14.29%) Firewall
5 4 (11.43%) Intranet
5 4 (11.43%) Internet
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) DTS
2 3 (8.57%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Introscope
2 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) MyEclipse
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
1 11 (31.43%) Deployment Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Web Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Web Content Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) Web Services
2 19 (54.29%) J2EE
3 16 (45.71%) SOAP
4 10 (28.57%) HTML
5 9 (25.71%) CSS
5 9 (25.71%) JSP
6 8 (22.86%) Spring
7 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (17.14%) JDBC
9 5 (14.29%) JNDI
10 4 (11.43%) WebCenter
11 2 (5.71%) jQuery
11 2 (5.71%) Struts
12 1 (2.86%) XML
12 1 (2.86%) XSLT
12 1 (2.86%) Servlets
12 1 (2.86%) EJB
12 1 (2.86%) .NET
12 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) UNIX
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 16 (45.71%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) zOS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Change Management
2 9 (25.71%) OO
3 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.29%) High Availability
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.71%) Content Management
6 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.86%) RAD
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Web Development
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) Korn
4 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.29%) Jython
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) IBM
2 9 (25.71%) JBoss
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 4 (11.43%) FatWire
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft