The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 205 185 204
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.46% 1.17% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 14
Average daily rate £425 £563 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £373 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £825 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1098 1029 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.01% 16.51% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 698 753
Average daily rate £385 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere Application Server
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) Banking
3 12 (48.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 9 (36.00%) IBM
4 9 (36.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (24.00%) AIX
6 6 (24.00%) Internet
6 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (24.00%) Online Banking
6 6 (24.00%) DataPower
7 5 (20.00%) DB2
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle
8 4 (16.00%) ClearQuest
8 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
8 4 (16.00%) Advertising
8 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
9 3 (12.00%) Workflow
9 3 (12.00%) Workflow Management
9 3 (12.00%) HP
9 3 (12.00%) J2EE
9 3 (12.00%) SQL
9 3 (12.00%) JSP
9 3 (12.00%) UNIX
9 3 (12.00%) Windows
9 3 (12.00%) OO
10 2 (8.00%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (48.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) TeamSite
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) DMZ
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) ClearQuest
1 4 (16.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.00%) WebLOAD
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
1 13 (52.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 9 (36.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Platform Architect
7 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) J2EE
1 3 (12.00%) JSP
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) JSF
2 2 (8.00%) BAPI
3 1 (4.00%) Java EE
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
3 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (4.00%) XHTML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) EJB
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) JDBC
3 1 (4.00%) Servlets
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Online Banking
1 6 (24.00%) DataPower
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) AIX
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow Management
4 3 (12.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Korn
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (4.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) LogLogic
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
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