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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 191 199 202
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 9 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.90% 2.42% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 15
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£294 £494 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.50% -3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £375 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £653 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-12.35% +2.40%
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% -
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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
997 1196 1337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.94% 16.50% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 808 934
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 48
Average hourly rate £17.68 £22.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.41% +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £59.00 £51.04
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 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 21 August 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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Bash Shell
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) UML
3 8 (47.06%) JMS
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) JDBC
4 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
4 7 (41.18%) Banking
4 7 (41.18%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
5 6 (35.29%) IBM
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (35.29%) Middleware
5 6 (35.29%) Front Office
5 6 (35.29%) Back Office
5 6 (35.29%) Derivative
5 6 (35.29%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Multithreading
5 6 (35.29%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (35.29%) Low Latency
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
6 4 (23.53%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Documentum
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) DMZ
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) WebLOAD
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
3 6 (35.29%) Front Office
3 6 (35.29%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Java Programmer
3 6 (35.29%) Programmer
4 5 (29.41%) Architect
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Programmer
6 3 (17.65%) Java Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
8 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) JMS
2 7 (41.18%) JDBC
2 7 (41.18%) Spring
3 6 (35.29%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (35.29%) Middleware
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) EJB
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.88%) WSDL
5 1 (5.88%) JSP
5 1 (5.88%) Servlets
5 1 (5.88%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) XHTML
5 1 (5.88%) J2SE
5 1 (5.88%) JSR 168
5 1 (5.88%) JSR 286
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Derivative
2 2 (11.76%) LPAR
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) UML
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (35.29%) Multithreading
3 6 (35.29%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (35.29%) Low Latency
4 4 (23.53%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Test Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V2
6 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
1 9 (52.94%) Bash Shell
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
4 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Jython
5 2 (11.76%) Korn
6 1 (5.88%) C-shell
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Software AG
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago