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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 201 200 202
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 6 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 1.72% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £413 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £46.50
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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
981 1282 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.39% 17.63% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 899 828
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 46
Average hourly rate £17.93 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £35.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Spring
4 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
4 8 (53.33%) UML
4 8 (53.33%) JMS
5 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) Banking
6 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (40.00%) Derivative
6 6 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (40.00%) Low Latency
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (40.00%) Front Office
6 6 (40.00%) Back Office
6 6 (40.00%) JDBC
6 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Middleware
7 5 (33.33%) IBM
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) Project Management
9 2 (13.33%) Mainframe

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Documentum
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) XDE
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Front Office
3 6 (40.00%) Back Office
3 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Java Programmer
3 6 (40.00%) Programmer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Java Architect
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Programmer
6 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Portal Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) JMS
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (40.00%) JDBC
3 5 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) J2SE
5 1 (6.67%) WSDL
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE
5 1 (6.67%) JSR 168
5 1 (6.67%) JSR 286
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) LPAR
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) SUSE
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) UML
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Jython
6 1 (6.67%) Korn
6 1 (6.67%) C-shell
6 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Software AG
3 1 (6.67%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects