The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 136 127 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 8 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.083% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.21% 0.54% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
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
WebSphere Application Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
660 371 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.50% 15.34% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 184 230
Average daily rate £398 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.88 £40.80 £33.21
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 East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the East of England region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the East of England region.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 3 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £220 -
Suffolk - - - - 1
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (83.33%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) DB2
4 9 (50.00%) J2EE
5 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
5 7 (38.89%) OO
5 7 (38.89%) MQSeries
5 7 (38.89%) JSP
5 7 (38.89%) UNIX
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
6 6 (33.33%) Web Development
6 6 (33.33%) Java EE
6 6 (33.33%) Migration
6 6 (33.33%) Ajax
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (33.33%) Struts
6 6 (33.33%) Web Services
6 6 (33.33%) RAD
6 6 (33.33%) IBM
7 5 (27.78%) JBoss
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) VBA
7 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (38.89%) MQSeries
3 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
3 5 (27.78%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Tridion
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Extranet
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) CTI
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) DB2
2 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
2 5 (27.78%) MyEclipse
3 2 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) Log4j
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Lombardi
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) J2EE
2 7 (38.89%) JSP
3 6 (33.33%) Struts
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) Ajax
3 6 (33.33%) Java EE
4 5 (27.78%) JSF
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) ICEfaces
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 2 (11.11%) JMS
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) JDBC
6 2 (11.11%) Spring
6 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (5.56%) JSTL
7 1 (5.56%) XMLBeans
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) UNIX
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) SUSE
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) RAD
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Web Development
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) VBA
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) COBOL
6 1 (5.56%) JCL
6 1 (5.56%) XPath
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) RACF
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Interwoven
2 1 (5.56%) Avaya
2 1 (5.56%) ATG
2 1 (5.56%) Blue Martini
2 1 (5.56%) Elastic Path