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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 196 184 193
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.49% 1.01% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 16
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£313 £850 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.23% +61.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -
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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
1025 990 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.57% 17.20% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 678 775
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 55
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.50 £26.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% -23.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £42.48 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (66.67%) IBM
3 17 (56.67%) Java
4 16 (53.33%) Linux
4 16 (53.33%) Finance
5 11 (36.67%) Banking
6 9 (30.00%) ITIL
6 9 (30.00%) UNIX
7 8 (26.67%) .NET
7 8 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (23.33%) FileNet
8 7 (23.33%) Kofax
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
8 7 (23.33%) Retail
8 7 (23.33%) Jython
8 7 (23.33%) Retail Banking
9 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (20.00%) Introscope
9 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
9 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
9 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (20.00%) Apache
9 6 (20.00%) LDAP
9 6 (20.00%) J2EE
9 6 (20.00%) Perl
9 6 (20.00%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (23.33%) FileNet
3 6 (20.00%) Apache
3 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (6.67%) CICS
6 2 (6.67%) IIS
7 1 (3.33%) JBoss
7 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) LDAP
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) SSL
3 3 (10.00%) DMZ
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Introscope
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Retail Banking
4 6 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 5 (16.67%) FileNet Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) FileNet Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Web Hosting Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
1 8 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (20.00%) J2EE
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) Java EE
5 2 (6.67%) Worklight
6 1 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) PKI
4 2 (6.67%) LPAR
5 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) UNIX
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (10.00%) zOS
5 3 (10.00%) AIX
6 2 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.33%) HPUX
7 1 (3.33%) i5/OS
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (16.67%) SDLC
3 5 (16.67%) Document Management
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Product Management
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) EAI
6 1 (3.33%) SOA
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) Jython
3 6 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) IBM
2 7 (23.33%) Kofax
3 3 (10.00%) ATG
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.33%) Axway
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) Intel
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO