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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 161 209 186
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 9 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.051% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.48% 0.30% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £450 £850
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -47.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
- +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
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
608 1007 947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.79% 17.00% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 755 638
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.47% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 24
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -9.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +27.27%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 32 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (56.25%) IBM
3 16 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 16 (50.00%) Finance
4 15 (46.88%) Middleware
5 13 (40.63%) Oracle
5 13 (40.63%) Java
5 13 (40.63%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) ITIL
7 11 (34.38%) XML
8 10 (31.25%) Unix
8 10 (31.25%) J2EE
9 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
9 9 (28.13%) Apache
9 9 (28.13%) JSP
9 9 (28.13%) Servlets
9 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
9 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
10 8 (25.00%) Project Management
10 8 (25.00%) DNS
10 8 (25.00%) Windows
10 8 (25.00%) Firewall
10 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
11 7 (21.88%) Process Management
11 7 (21.88%) Financial Institution
11 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
11 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.88%) Business Development
11 7 (21.88%) Degree
11 7 (21.88%) Computer Science

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 32 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (28.13%) Apache
4 5 (15.63%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (15.63%) JBoss
5 3 (9.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (9.38%) FileNet
6 2 (6.25%) CloudStack
6 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) DNS
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) SSL
3 4 (12.50%) LDAP
4 3 (9.38%) HTTP
5 1 (3.13%) FTP
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Introscope
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Financial Institution
3 6 (18.75%) Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Back Office
4 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.25%) Retail
6 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Administrator
2 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) FileNet Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Programmer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Programmer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Programmer
4 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Developer
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) Middleware
2 11 (34.38%) XML
3 10 (31.25%) J2EE
4 9 (28.13%) JSP
4 9 (28.13%) Servlets
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (12.50%) EJB
7 3 (9.38%) JMS
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.25%) FpML
8 2 (6.25%) JDBC
8 2 (6.25%) LAMP
8 2 (6.25%) ODBC
8 2 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (3.13%) HTML5
9 1 (3.13%) REST
9 1 (3.13%) Spring
9 1 (3.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
1 7 (21.88%) Hedge funds
2 3 (9.38%) DataPower
3 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Unix
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) AIX
5 6 (18.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (9.38%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (9.38%) SUSE
9 2 (6.25%) Solaris
9 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.00%) Project Management
3 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Analytics
4 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
4 7 (21.88%) Business Development
4 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (21.88%) OO
4 7 (21.88%) Presales
4 7 (21.88%) Process Management
4 7 (21.88%) Risk Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) ETL
6 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
3 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
4 6 (18.75%) Perl
4 6 (18.75%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) Jython
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) Korn
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) VBScript
6 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Xen
2 2 (6.25%) XenServer
3 1 (3.13%) Samba
3 1 (3.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Ansible
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Cobbler
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Salt
2 2 (6.25%) Terraform
2 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) IBM
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) BEA
4 5 (15.63%) ATG
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Adobe
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.25%) AppDynamics
7 2 (6.25%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (6.25%) Kofax
7 2 (6.25%) OpenText
7 2 (6.25%) Sun
7 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (3.13%) BMC
8 1 (3.13%) DataSynapse
8 1 (3.13%) hybris
8 1 (3.13%) Solace
8 1 (3.13%) Splunk
8 1 (3.13%) Veritas