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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 119 127 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 7 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.23% 2.33% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £538 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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
571 557 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.47% 18.19% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 266 187
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £170 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 42
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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
Essex - 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire -8 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £225 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £313 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) Struts
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) Ant
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 5 (62.50%) SOAP
4 5 (62.50%) XHTML
4 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
4 5 (62.50%) Ajax
5 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (50.00%) B2C
5 4 (50.00%) Spring
5 4 (50.00%) Solaris
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) EJB
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) JSP
5 4 (50.00%) Servlets
6 3 (37.50%) JUnit
6 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
6 3 (37.50%) DB2
6 3 (37.50%) Perl
6 3 (37.50%) JBoss

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) GlassFish
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
1 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Log4j
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Struts
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) XHTML
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) EJB
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) Servlets
5 3 (37.50%) TopLink
5 3 (37.50%) Java SE
5 3 (37.50%) JSR 170
5 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
5 3 (37.50%) JAX-WS
5 3 (37.50%) JPA
5 3 (37.50%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) HPUX
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) B2C
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) RAD
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) E-business
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) XPath
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Interwoven
2 2 (25.00%) ATG
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Martini
2 2 (25.00%) Elastic Path
3 1 (12.50%) Pega
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) TIBCO