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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 136 187 197
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 21 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 1.04% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
Median daily rate £425 £375 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -48.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £850
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -
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
663 965 1024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.79% 17.61% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 732 736
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 14
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.80 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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
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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (54.84%) IBM
3 16 (51.61%) WebLogic
3 16 (51.61%) Finance
4 15 (48.39%) Linux
5 14 (45.16%) Oracle
6 13 (41.94%) Java
6 13 (41.94%) Middleware
7 12 (38.71%) ITIL
7 12 (38.71%) Unix
8 10 (32.26%) XML
8 10 (32.26%) J2EE
8 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
9 9 (29.03%) Apache
9 9 (29.03%) AIX
9 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
10 8 (25.81%) Windows
10 8 (25.81%) Project Management
10 8 (25.81%) DNS
10 8 (25.81%) Firewall
10 8 (25.81%) Risk Management
11 7 (22.58%) Financial Institution
11 7 (22.58%) Process Management
11 7 (22.58%) Business Development
11 7 (22.58%) Degree
11 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
11 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
11 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (22.58%) SSL
11 7 (22.58%) BEA

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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (51.61%) WebLogic
3 9 (29.03%) Apache
4 6 (19.35%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (16.13%) JBoss
6 3 (9.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (9.68%) FileNet
7 2 (6.45%) CloudStack
7 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
8 1 (3.23%) IIS
8 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
8 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
1 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) SSL
3 4 (12.90%) HTTP
3 4 (12.90%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Introscope
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Financial Institution
3 4 (12.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Front Office
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) FileNet Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Developer
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Middleware
2 10 (32.26%) J2EE
2 10 (32.26%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) JSP
3 7 (22.58%) Servlets
4 5 (16.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 2 (6.45%) EJB
6 2 (6.45%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (6.45%) LAMP
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) JMS
7 1 (3.23%) JSON
7 1 (3.23%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) Spring
7 1 (3.23%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
1 7 (22.58%) Hedge funds
2 3 (9.68%) DataPower
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) CMDB
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Equities
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Unix
3 9 (29.03%) AIX
4 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
7 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (12.90%) SUSE
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (6.45%) Solaris
9 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
2 8 (25.81%) Risk Management
3 7 (22.58%) Analytics
3 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
3 7 (22.58%) Business Development
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (22.58%) OO
3 7 (22.58%) Presales
3 7 (22.58%) Process Management
3 7 (22.58%) Risk Analytics
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.45%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
3 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
3 7 (22.58%) Perl
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 4 (12.90%) Jython
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.45%) Korn
7 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) VBScript
7 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) vSphere
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Xen
3 2 (6.45%) XenServer
4 1 (3.23%) Samba
4 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Ansible
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Salt
2 2 (6.45%) Terraform
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.23%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.23%) Control-M
3 1 (3.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) IBM
2 14 (45.16%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) BEA
4 5 (16.13%) ATG
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.68%) Adobe
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
7 2 (6.45%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (6.45%) Kofax
7 2 (6.45%) OpenText
7 2 (6.45%) VMware
8 1 (3.23%) BMC
8 1 (3.23%) DataSynapse
8 1 (3.23%) Fiserv
8 1 (3.23%) hybris
8 1 (3.23%) Informatica
8 1 (3.23%) Solace
8 1 (3.23%) Splunk
8 1 (3.23%) Veritas