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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 169 202 191
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.054% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 0.32% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £431 £450 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.62%
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
648 932 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.38% 16.87% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 702 649
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 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 30
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £18.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -13.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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
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 August 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 26 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (57.69%) IBM
3 14 (53.85%) WebLogic
4 13 (50.00%) Finance
5 12 (46.15%) Java
6 11 (42.31%) Middleware
7 10 (38.46%) Oracle
7 10 (38.46%) XML
7 10 (38.46%) Linux
8 9 (34.62%) ITIL
8 9 (34.62%) J2EE
9 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
9 8 (30.77%) JSP
9 8 (30.77%) Servlets
9 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
10 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
10 7 (26.92%) Unix
10 7 (26.92%) Apache
10 7 (26.92%) Project Management
11 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (23.08%) BEA
11 6 (23.08%) OO
11 6 (23.08%) .NET
11 6 (23.08%) Process Management
11 6 (23.08%) Financial Institution
11 6 (23.08%) Banking
11 6 (23.08%) Business Development
11 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
11 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 6 (23.08%) 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 26 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (53.85%) WebLogic
3 7 (26.92%) Apache
4 5 (19.23%) JBoss
5 4 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (11.54%) FileNet
7 2 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (7.69%) CloudStack
7 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
8 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
8 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) SSL
3 3 (11.54%) HTTP
3 3 (11.54%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) FTP
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Introscope
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 6 (23.08%) Financial Institution
3 3 (11.54%) Back Office
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) FileNet Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Middleware
2 10 (38.46%) XML
3 9 (34.62%) J2EE
4 8 (30.77%) JSP
4 8 (30.77%) Servlets
5 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (15.38%) EJB
8 3 (11.54%) JMS
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.69%) FpML
9 2 (7.69%) JDBC
9 2 (7.69%) LAMP
9 2 (7.69%) ODBC
9 2 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (3.85%) HTML
10 1 (3.85%) Spring
10 1 (3.85%) Web Services
10 1 (3.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 6 (23.08%) Hedge funds
2 3 (11.54%) DataPower
3 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Unix
3 5 (19.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (15.38%) AIX
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
4 6 (23.08%) Analytics
4 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 6 (23.08%) Business Development
4 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (23.08%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) Presales
4 6 (23.08%) Process Management
4 6 (23.08%) Risk Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) OWASP
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.54%) Jython
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) vSphere
1 2 (7.69%) Xen
1 2 (7.69%) XenServer
2 1 (3.85%) Samba
2 1 (3.85%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
1 2 (7.69%) Cobbler
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) Salt
1 2 (7.69%) Terraform
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) IBM
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle
3 6 (23.08%) BEA
4 4 (15.38%) ATG
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.69%) Adobe
6 2 (7.69%) AppDynamics
6 2 (7.69%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (7.69%) Kofax
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) OpenText
6 2 (7.69%) Sun
6 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.85%) BMC
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) DataSynapse
7 1 (3.85%) hybris
7 1 (3.85%) Solace
7 1 (3.85%) Splunk
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas