The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 208 188 198
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 3 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.93% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £850 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £384 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1035 969 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.81% 16.80% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 660 792
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 53
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -25.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £27.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the City of London region.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (68.42%) IBM
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (42.11%) Banking
5 7 (36.84%) Retail
5 7 (36.84%) Retail Banking
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
6 6 (31.58%) Jython
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (26.32%) UNIX
7 5 (26.32%) Perl
7 5 (26.32%) J2EE
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) LDAP
8 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (21.05%) Introscope
8 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (15.79%) Solaris
9 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.79%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) SSL
9 3 (15.79%) Apache
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
9 3 (15.79%) zOS

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (10.53%) CICS
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.26%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) DMZ
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Introscope
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 7 (36.84%) Retail
3 7 (36.84%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Developer
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (26.32%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) Worklight
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) JMS
5 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) LPAR
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) zOS
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) HPUX
5 1 (5.26%) i5/OS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Product Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Jython
3 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) CA Wily
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) ATG
2 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Axway
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Intel
3 1 (5.26%) CA
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