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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 196 184 186
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.52% 1.44% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 11
Average daily rate
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£285 £453 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.01% +0.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £10.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+325.00% -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
962 1179 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.11% 17.53% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 835 745
Average daily rate £400 £400 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 46
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £23.75 £56.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -7.89%

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 22 December 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (50.00%) Middleware
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) HTTP
6 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) JMS
6 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) Release Management
6 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (25.00%) Hudson
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (16.67%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (16.67%) IIS
4 2 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) Documentum
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (8.33%) CICS
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) WebTrends
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Hudson
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) XDE
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) International Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) JMS
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Worklight
4 1 (8.33%) JDBC
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) zOS
4 1 (8.33%) SUSE
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Database Security
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 2 (16.67%) Jython
4 1 (8.33%) Korn
4 1 (8.33%) C-shell
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Squid
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Software AG
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects