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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 162 187 202
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.021% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% 0.13% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £444 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
WebSphere Application Server
London

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
609 746 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.73% 15.91% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 575 651
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 28
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.69 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -31.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £22.50 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 28 September 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (73.33%) IBM
3 8 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) Middleware
5 6 (40.00%) J2EE
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) Apache
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
7 4 (26.67%) EJB
7 4 (26.67%) JSP
7 4 (26.67%) Servlets
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) Project Management
8 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (20.00%) Back Office
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) FileNet
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) JMS
8 3 (20.00%) ETL
8 3 (20.00%) Unix
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (20.00%) FileNet
4 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (6.67%) Confluence
5 1 (6.67%) JBoss
5 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Introscope
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) FileNet Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Middleware
1 7 (46.67%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) EJB
3 4 (26.67%) JSP
3 4 (26.67%) Servlets
4 3 (20.00%) JMS
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) FpML
5 2 (13.33%) JDBC
5 2 (13.33%) ODBC
5 2 (13.33%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) REST
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) DataPower
1 2 (13.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) SUSE
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Development
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Presales
4 2 (13.33%) Process Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Jython
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Korn
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) AppDynamics
3 2 (13.33%) ATG
3 2 (13.33%) BEA
3 2 (13.33%) Kofax
3 2 (13.33%) Sun
3 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) hybris
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (6.67%) VMware