The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 405 460 381
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -79
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 181 123 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.95% 1.42% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 55 66
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -12.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9296 8683 7596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.40% 17.51% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5716 5383 4385
Average daily rate £388 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 299 389
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
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 England

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

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in England

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 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
London +8 84 £425 +2.04% 7
South East +2 43 £425 +2.40% 7
Yorkshire -23 10 £350 -22.22%
West Midlands -8 9 £438 +16.66% 1
North West -14 9 £451 +18.61% 1
East of England +8 7 £313 -41.86%
South West -1 5 £450 +57.89%
North East -3 5 £274 +5.38%
East Midlands -3 2 - - 2
Midlands - 2 £550 -
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 308 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 148 (48.05%) Linux
2 148 (48.05%) IBM
3 144 (46.75%) Java
4 117 (37.99%) UNIX
5 70 (22.73%) AIX
6 68 (22.08%) DB2
6 68 (22.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 65 (21.10%) Windows
8 62 (20.13%) ITIL
9 59 (19.16%) Apache
10 57 (18.51%) Oracle
11 55 (17.86%) Finance
12 49 (15.91%) Introscope
13 48 (15.58%) Jython
13 48 (15.58%) JBoss
13 48 (15.58%) HTTP
14 45 (14.61%) SQL
15 44 (14.29%) Middleware
16 43 (13.96%) Solaris
17 42 (13.64%) Tomcat
17 42 (13.64%) E-Commerce
18 41 (13.31%) XML
19 36 (11.69%) Python
20 35 (11.36%) Perl
20 35 (11.36%) Web Services
20 35 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (11.04%) WebLogic
21 34 (11.04%) IBM HTTP Server
22 32 (10.39%) WebSphere Process Server

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 308 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 59 (19.16%) Apache
3 48 (15.58%) JBoss
4 42 (13.64%) Tomcat
5 34 (11.04%) WebLogic
5 34 (11.04%) IBM HTTP Server
6 32 (10.39%) WebSphere Process Server
7 31 (10.06%) IIS
8 30 (9.74%) WebSphere Portal
9 19 (6.17%) FileNet
10 17 (5.52%) CICS
11 11 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (3.25%) WebLogic Portal
13 9 (2.92%) SharePoint
14 7 (2.27%) MQSeries
15 6 (1.95%) Commerce Server
16 5 (1.62%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.97%) Confluence
17 3 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (1.30%) SPSS
2 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.60%) RMDS
2 4 (1.30%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.65%) Tridion
3 2 (0.65%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.60%) Amazon S3
1 8 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (15.58%) HTTP
2 29 (9.42%) LDAP
3 25 (8.12%) TCP/IP
3 25 (8.12%) DNS
3 25 (8.12%) SSL
4 18 (5.84%) Firewall
5 12 (3.90%) BIG-IP
6 8 (2.60%) DMZ
7 6 (1.95%) Internet
8 4 (1.30%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.97%) SAN
10 2 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.32%) Network Security
11 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.32%) NAS
11 1 (0.32%) FCoE
11 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.32%) Multicast
11 1 (0.32%) LAN
11 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.08%) DB2
2 23 (7.47%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.22%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.22%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.92%) Big Data
5 7 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.62%) Sybase IQ
7 4 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.97%) MySQL
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.32%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 49 (15.91%) Introscope
2 23 (7.47%) Eclipse
3 13 (4.22%) Ant
3 13 (4.22%) JUnit
4 12 (3.90%) Maven
5 11 (3.57%) Subversion
6 10 (3.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 9 (2.92%) JMeter
7 9 (2.92%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.27%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.62%) Hudson
10 4 (1.30%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.97%) Rational Application Developer
11 3 (0.97%) JIRA
11 3 (0.97%) Selenium
12 2 (0.65%) Log4j
12 2 (0.65%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.65%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.65%) PowerDesigner
12 2 (0.65%) ERwin
General
1 55 (17.86%) Finance
2 28 (9.09%) Banking
3 19 (6.17%) Retail
4 12 (3.90%) Back Office
5 8 (2.60%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.97%) Legal
8 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.65%) Publishing
8 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Marketing
8 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) International Banking
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 83 (26.95%) Developer
2 75 (24.35%) Administrator
3 45 (14.61%) WebSphere Administrator
4 36 (11.69%) Java Developer
5 28 (9.09%) Analyst
6 23 (7.47%) WebSphere Specialist
7 21 (6.82%) WebSphere Developer
8 20 (6.49%) Technical Analyst
8 20 (6.49%) Consultant
9 19 (6.17%) Architect
10 17 (5.52%) Support Analyst
11 16 (5.19%) Applications Support
11 16 (5.19%) Applications Specialist
11 16 (5.19%) Server Specialist
12 15 (4.87%) WebSphere Engineer
12 15 (4.87%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
12 15 (4.87%) WebSphere Server Specialist
12 15 (4.87%) Server Administrator
13 14 (4.55%) Senior Developer
14 13 (4.22%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 44 (14.29%) Middleware
3 41 (13.31%) XML
4 35 (11.36%) Web Services
5 32 (10.39%) J2EE
6 31 (10.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 29 (9.42%) HTML
7 29 (9.42%) Spring
8 25 (8.12%) SOAP
8 25 (8.12%) Java EE
9 22 (7.14%) .NET
10 19 (6.17%) Worklight
11 17 (5.52%) EJB
12 15 (4.87%) CSS
12 15 (4.87%) JDBC
13 14 (4.55%) JMS
13 14 (4.55%) REST
14 13 (4.22%) JSP
15 12 (3.90%) HTML5
15 12 (3.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.84%) DataPower
3 16 (5.19%) LPAR
3 16 (5.19%) Clustering
4 13 (4.22%) Mainframe
5 12 (3.90%) PKI
6 6 (1.95%) Replication
6 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.62%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.62%) Open Source
7 5 (1.62%) iPad
8 3 (0.97%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (0.97%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.97%) User Experience
8 3 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.65%) BYOD
9 2 (0.65%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 148 (48.05%) Linux
2 117 (37.99%) UNIX
3 70 (22.73%) AIX
4 65 (21.10%) Windows
5 43 (13.96%) Solaris
6 26 (8.44%) zOS
7 20 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (6.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.62%) SUSE
11 2 (0.65%) HPUX
12 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.32%) CentOS
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.13%) ITIL
2 42 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 29 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (6.82%) Migration
5 19 (6.17%) Configuration Management
5 19 (6.17%) Load Balancing
6 18 (5.84%) Change Management
7 16 (5.19%) Risk Management
7 16 (5.19%) TDD
8 15 (4.87%) Project Management
8 15 (4.87%) Mentoring
9 13 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (3.90%) High Availability
10 12 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (3.57%) Analytics
11 11 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (3.57%) BDD
11 11 (3.57%) RAD
12 10 (3.25%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (46.75%) Java
2 48 (15.58%) Jython
3 45 (14.61%) SQL
4 36 (11.69%) Python
5 35 (11.36%) Perl
6 29 (9.42%) Shell Script
6 29 (9.42%) Bash Shell
7 22 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.95%) Korn
9 4 (1.30%) C#
10 3 (0.97%) PHP
10 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.97%) Tcl
11 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.65%) Scala
11 2 (0.65%) XPath
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.32%) JCL
12 1 (0.32%) XQuery
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.92%) Degree
3 9 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.95%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.65%) Squid
3 2 (0.65%) Xen
4 1 (0.32%) NFS
4 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.32%) SRDF
4 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (8.44%) CA Wily
2 17 (5.52%) Tivoli
3 8 (2.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 8 (2.60%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) yum
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 148 (48.05%) IBM
2 57 (18.51%) Oracle
3 19 (6.17%) Red Hat
3 19 (6.17%) AppDynamics
4 14 (4.55%) ATG
5 13 (4.22%) TIBCO
5 13 (4.22%) CA
5 13 (4.22%) F5
6 11 (3.57%) Cognos
6 11 (3.57%) Adobe
7 10 (3.25%) VMware
8 8 (2.60%) Kofax
9 7 (2.27%) Sybase
10 6 (1.95%) Sun
10 6 (1.95%) SAP
11 5 (1.62%) ILOG
11 5 (1.62%) Axway
11 5 (1.62%) Siebel
11 5 (1.62%) Informatica
11 5 (1.62%) Microsoft
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