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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 200 204 199
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 7 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.70% 1.65% 1.49%
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 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.55% +12.50%
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
1005 1271 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.68% 17.67% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 894 819
Average daily rate £400 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.61 £46.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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
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 31 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 31 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 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle
3 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 8 (50.00%) Spring
4 8 (50.00%) JMS
4 8 (50.00%) UML
4 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
5 7 (43.75%) Banking
5 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
6 6 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
6 6 (37.50%) Derivative
6 6 (37.50%) Middleware
6 6 (37.50%) IBM
6 6 (37.50%) Front Office
6 6 (37.50%) Back Office
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) JDBC
6 6 (37.50%) Low Latency
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) Documentum
4 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Ant
1 2 (12.50%) Hudson
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) XDE
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Front Office
3 6 (37.50%) Back Office
3 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Java Programmer
3 6 (37.50%) Programmer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Programmer
6 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Portal Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior WebSphere Portal Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) JMS
1 8 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) Middleware
2 6 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (37.50%) JDBC
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) J2SE
4 1 (6.25%) WSDL
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) JSR 168
4 1 (6.25%) JSR 286
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) Worklight
4 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Derivative
2 2 (12.50%) LPAR
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) UML
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 6 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (37.50%) Low Latency
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
4 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Jython
6 1 (6.25%) Korn
6 1 (6.25%) C-shell
6 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Squid
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Software AG
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
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