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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 159 154 202
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +48
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.085% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.71% 0.56% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £513 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
561 537 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.38% 15.29% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 403 669
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £223 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £610 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.50 £30.30 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.29 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+21.65% -9.70%

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 2 December 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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Logistics
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) FpML
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) EJB
5 2 (28.57%) JDBC
5 2 (28.57%) JSP
5 2 (28.57%) Servlets
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) ODBC

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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) FileNet
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking Java Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Software Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) EJB
3 2 (28.57%) FpML
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) ODBC
3 2 (28.57%) Servlets
3 2 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) API Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Temenos
3 1 (14.29%) VMware