The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the East of England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 134 122 115
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 10 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.084% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.97% 0.47% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate
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£278 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% -26.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £394 £405
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
508 426 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.79% 17.81% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 174 243
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 42
Average hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.55 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £38.50 £35.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
WebSphere Application Server
England

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
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 July 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 - 4 £278 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 21 (95.45%) DB2
3 15 (68.18%) Linux
3 15 (68.18%) MQSeries
4 14 (63.64%) IBM
4 14 (63.64%) UNIX
5 13 (59.09%) Java
6 12 (54.55%) Oracle
6 12 (54.55%) Finance
7 11 (50.00%) Retail
7 11 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 11 (50.00%) Windows
7 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
8 10 (45.45%) Web Development
8 10 (45.45%) Manufacturing
8 10 (45.45%) SUSE
9 9 (40.91%) Eclipse
9 9 (40.91%) RAD
9 9 (40.91%) J2EE
10 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
10 8 (36.36%) JSP
10 8 (36.36%) Struts
10 8 (36.36%) OO
10 8 (36.36%) Ajax
10 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
11 7 (31.82%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (31.82%) HTTP
12 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
12 6 (27.27%) Sun
12 6 (27.27%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (68.18%) MQSeries
3 7 (31.82%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 6 (27.27%) IIS
5 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Tridion
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) DB2
2 11 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Eclipse
2 5 (22.73%) Ant
2 5 (22.73%) JUnit
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Log4j
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) MyEclipse
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) Lombardi
4 1 (4.55%) Jtest
4 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Retail
3 10 (45.45%) Manufacturing
4 4 (18.18%) Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Services Delivery Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Service Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Delivery Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Services Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) J2EE
2 8 (36.36%) JSP
2 8 (36.36%) Struts
2 8 (36.36%) Ajax
3 4 (18.18%) XHTML
3 4 (18.18%) JMS
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) XSLT
3 4 (18.18%) Servlets
3 4 (18.18%) EJB
3 4 (18.18%) JDBC
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) JSF
3 4 (18.18%) XMLBeans
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) Java EE
3 4 (18.18%) JSTL
3 4 (18.18%) ICEfaces
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) UNIX
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (45.45%) SUSE
5 6 (27.27%) AIX
5 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) HPUX
6 4 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (45.45%) Web Development
3 9 (40.91%) RAD
4 8 (36.36%) OO
5 6 (27.27%) Project Management
5 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) UML
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Content Management
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 4 (18.18%) Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Release Management
9 1 (4.55%) Data Management
9 1 (4.55%) Image Processing
9 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) VBA
4 4 (18.18%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) XPath
4 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) JCL
5 1 (4.55%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) RACF
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) IBM
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) Sun
3 6 (27.27%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) Dell
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 5 (22.73%) ATG
4 5 (22.73%) JBoss
5 4 (18.18%) Interwoven
5 4 (18.18%) Blue Martini
5 4 (18.18%) Elastic Path
6 1 (4.55%) hybris
6 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco