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 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 167 204 187
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 23 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.078% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.31% 0.45% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £365 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £825
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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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 1118 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.24% 17.37% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 804 714
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 38
Average hourly rate £17.58 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.11% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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 33 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (60.61%) IBM
3 19 (57.58%) Finance
4 18 (54.55%) Java
4 18 (54.55%) Linux
5 14 (42.42%) Banking
6 11 (33.33%) ITIL
6 11 (33.33%) UNIX
7 9 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (24.24%) Perl
8 8 (24.24%) Apache
8 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
9 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
9 7 (21.21%) .NET
9 7 (21.21%) Kofax
9 7 (21.21%) FileNet
9 7 (21.21%) Retail
9 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Process Server
9 7 (21.21%) Jython
9 7 (21.21%) Retail Banking
9 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Portal
10 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
10 6 (18.18%) Back Office
10 6 (18.18%) Introscope
10 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
10 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (18.18%) J2EE
10 6 (18.18%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 33 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (24.24%) Apache
3 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
3 7 (21.21%) FileNet
3 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Process Server
3 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
4 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
5 4 (12.12%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (9.09%) IIS
6 3 (9.09%) CICS
6 3 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (6.06%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (6.06%) GlassFish
8 1 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (3.03%) JBoss
8 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) LDAP
2 4 (12.12%) HTTP
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) DMZ
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Introscope
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
2 2 (6.06%) Hudson
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Retail
3 7 (21.21%) Retail Banking
4 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 6 (18.18%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 5 (15.15%) FileNet Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) FileNet Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Web Hosting Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (18.18%) J2EE
4 5 (15.15%) Web Services
5 3 (9.09%) Middleware
5 3 (9.09%) Java EE
6 2 (6.06%) Worklight
6 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) PKI
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) LPAR
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Solaris
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) AIX
5 3 (9.09%) zOS
6 2 (6.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
3 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 5 (15.15%) Document Management
5 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Product Management
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) Perl
3 7 (21.21%) Jython
4 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.06%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Squid
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) IBM
2 7 (21.21%) Kofax
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) ATG
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) AppDynamics
5 2 (6.06%) Sun
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) CA
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) TIBCO