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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 140 186 207
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 22 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.31% 0.080%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.56% 1.72% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
Median daily rate £431 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +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
618 989 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.87% 18.05% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 739 789
Median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 20
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 £12.83 £10.55 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £26.19 £67.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 4 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 4 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 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 16 (57.14%) IBM
3 15 (53.57%) WebLogic
3 15 (53.57%) Finance
4 14 (50.00%) Unix
5 13 (46.43%) Middleware
6 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
7 10 (35.71%) J2EE
7 10 (35.71%) Java
7 10 (35.71%) Linux
8 9 (32.14%) XML
8 9 (32.14%) ITIL
8 9 (32.14%) Windows
8 9 (32.14%) AIX
8 9 (32.14%) Firewall
8 9 (32.14%) Degree
8 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
9 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
9 8 (28.57%) Project Management
10 7 (25.00%) DNS
10 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (25.00%) BEA
10 7 (25.00%) JSP
10 7 (25.00%) Servlets
10 7 (25.00%) Perl
10 7 (25.00%) OO
10 7 (25.00%) Apache
10 7 (25.00%) Process Management
10 7 (25.00%) Financial Institution

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 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (53.57%) WebLogic
3 7 (25.00%) Apache
4 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (14.29%) JBoss
6 3 (10.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
7 2 (7.14%) CloudStack
7 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
7 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (3.57%) FileNet
8 1 (3.57%) IIS
8 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) SSL
4 3 (10.71%) HTTP
4 3 (10.71%) LDAP
5 2 (7.14%) SWIFTNet
5 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) FTP
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
6 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Introscope
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Back Office
5 2 (7.14%) Retail
6 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Administrator
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) SWIFT Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) SWIFT Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Production Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Support Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Middleware
2 10 (35.71%) J2EE
3 9 (32.14%) XML
4 7 (25.00%) JSP
4 7 (25.00%) Servlets
5 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (10.71%) JMS
7 2 (7.14%) .NET
7 2 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (7.14%) LAMP
8 1 (3.57%) EJB
8 1 (3.57%) HTML
8 1 (3.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (7.14%) DataPower
2 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Equities
3 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Unix
2 10 (35.71%) Linux
3 9 (32.14%) AIX
3 9 (32.14%) Windows
4 5 (17.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.29%) SUSE
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.14%) Solaris
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Project Management
2 8 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 7 (25.00%) Analytics
3 7 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 7 (25.00%) Business Development
3 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) OO
3 7 (25.00%) Presales
3 7 (25.00%) Process Management
3 7 (25.00%) Risk Analytics
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (7.14%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (25.00%) Perl
4 6 (21.43%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Jython
5 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Korn
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) VBScript
6 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) vSphere
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Xen
3 2 (7.14%) XenServer
4 1 (3.57%) Samba
4 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Cobbler
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Salt
2 2 (7.14%) Terraform
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) IBM
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) BEA
3 4 (14.29%) ATG
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Adobe
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (7.14%) OpenText
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
6 1 (3.57%) Charles River
6 1 (3.57%) DataSynapse
6 1 (3.57%) Fiserv
6 1 (3.57%) hybris
6 1 (3.57%) Reuters
6 1 (3.57%) Solace
6 1 (3.57%) Splunk
6 1 (3.57%) Sybase
6 1 (3.57%) webMethods