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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
London / City of London
Rank - 147 175
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 0 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.86% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
567 463 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.23% 15.29% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 339 619
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 18
Median hourly rate £16.15 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 City of London region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (25.00%) Korn
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SSL

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Temenos
2 1 (25.00%) VMware