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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 179 183 170
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 12 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.37% 1.83% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
- -78.49%
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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
876 1037 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.28% 17.24% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 725 698
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) IBM
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) ITIL
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle
6 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
6 7 (38.89%) Banking
7 6 (33.33%) FileNet
7 6 (33.33%) Kofax
7 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
7 6 (33.33%) Financial Institution
7 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (33.33%) Back Office
7 6 (33.33%) Middleware
7 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (22.22%) Document Management
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (22.22%) UNIX
9 4 (22.22%) Apache
9 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
9 4 (22.22%) HTTP
9 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
9 4 (22.22%) IBM Certification
10 3 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
3 6 (33.33%) FileNet
3 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
4 4 (22.22%) Apache
4 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (16.67%) JBoss
5 3 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
6 2 (11.11%) IIS
7 1 (5.56%) CICS
7 1 (5.56%) Documentum
7 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) WebTrends
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) Hudson
2 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) XDE
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 6 (33.33%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) International Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) FileNet Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) FileNet Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (11.11%) JMS
3 2 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) WSDL
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Java EE
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (5.56%) Worklight
4 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) zOS
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Document Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
2 2 (11.11%) Jython
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Korn
3 1 (5.56%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) IBM Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) Squid
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) Kofax
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Software AG
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.56%) ATG
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
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