The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 439 382 327
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -55
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 118 141 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.33% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.33% 1.87% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 64 144
Average daily rate £415 £475 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £311 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £578 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8844 7556 9097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.22% 17.50% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5463 4337 5046
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 391 415
Average hourly rate £18.10 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere Application Server
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -58 57 £417 -12.31% 12
South East -21 21 £398 +7.79% 3
East of England -24 12 £538 - 3
Yorkshire -11 8 £450 +9.09% 3
North West -17 5 £380 - 6
South West -23 4 £285 -5.00% 1
West Midlands -19 3 £375 -6.25%
East Midlands -16 1 £475 - 1
WebSphere Application Server
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 264 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 135 (51.14%) IBM
3 119 (45.08%) UNIX
4 103 (39.02%) Linux
5 99 (37.50%) Finance
6 95 (35.98%) Java
7 81 (30.68%) DB2
8 73 (27.65%) Oracle
9 63 (23.86%) J2EE
10 58 (21.97%) Windows
11 55 (20.83%) SQL
12 54 (20.45%) Internet
13 52 (19.70%) Banking
14 51 (19.32%) Web Services
14 51 (19.32%) Solaris
15 48 (18.18%) E-Commerce
16 46 (17.42%) AIX
17 44 (16.67%) Tivoli
17 44 (16.67%) Middleware
17 44 (16.67%) Retail
18 43 (16.29%) XML
18 43 (16.29%) DataPower
19 40 (15.15%) Relational Database
19 40 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
20 39 (14.77%) WebSphere Process Server
20 39 (14.77%) Tomcat
20 39 (14.77%) HP
20 39 (14.77%) Bash Shell
21 35 (13.26%) SOAP
22 34 (12.88%) ITIL

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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
1 264 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 39 (14.77%) WebSphere Process Server
2 39 (14.77%) Tomcat
3 34 (12.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 30 (11.36%) MQSeries
5 28 (10.61%) IIS
6 24 (9.09%) TeamSite
7 19 (7.20%) Apache
8 18 (6.82%) WebLogic
9 15 (5.68%) CICS
10 11 (4.17%) WebSphere Portal
11 5 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (1.89%) CMS
12 4 (1.52%) Commerce Server
12 4 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (1.52%) Tuxedo
13 3 (1.14%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.76%) Oracle 10gAS
14 2 (0.76%) FileNet
14 2 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) MS Office
2 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (7.20%) Tridion
2 6 (2.27%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (1.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.38%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 54 (20.45%) Internet
2 32 (12.12%) HTTP
3 29 (10.98%) LDAP
4 22 (8.33%) SSL
5 12 (4.55%) Firewall
6 8 (3.03%) SAN
7 7 (2.65%) FTP
8 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.89%) BIG-IP
9 4 (1.52%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.14%) DNS
11 2 (0.76%) SSH
12 1 (0.38%) NAS
12 1 (0.38%) 2G
12 1 (0.38%) X.509
12 1 (0.38%) LAN
12 1 (0.38%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (30.68%) DB2
2 40 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.95%) RDBMS
4 15 (5.68%) DTS
5 12 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 9 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.14%) DataStage
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.38%) MSDE
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.38%) Big Data
11 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (10.98%) Eclipse
2 26 (9.85%) Ant
3 21 (7.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 21 (7.95%) Subversion
4 20 (7.58%) JUnit
5 19 (7.20%) Log4j
6 10 (3.79%) ClearCase
7 6 (2.27%) ClearQuest
7 6 (2.27%) Introscope
8 4 (1.52%) Maven
8 4 (1.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (1.14%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (1.14%) JIRA
10 2 (0.76%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.76%) JDeveloper
10 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.38%) Jtest
11 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
General
1 99 (37.50%) Finance
2 52 (19.70%) Banking
3 44 (16.67%) Retail
4 27 (10.23%) Manufacturing
5 17 (6.44%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.27%) Legal
7 5 (1.89%) Advertising
8 4 (1.52%) Publishing
9 3 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.76%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.76%) German Language
11 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (21.21%) Architect
2 50 (18.94%) Administrator
3 44 (16.67%) Developer
4 38 (14.39%) Solutions Architect
5 37 (14.02%) WebSphere Administrator
6 34 (12.88%) Analyst
7 33 (12.50%) Java Developer
8 18 (6.82%) Consultant
9 16 (6.06%) Deployment Analyst
10 15 (5.68%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
10 15 (5.68%) Server Administrator
11 14 (5.30%) WebSphere Specialist
12 9 (3.41%) WebSphere Consultant
12 9 (3.41%) Applications Specialist
12 9 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (3.41%) Server Specialist
12 9 (3.41%) WebSphere Server Specialist
13 8 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
14 7 (2.65%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (23.86%) J2EE
2 51 (19.32%) Web Services
3 44 (16.67%) Middleware
4 43 (16.29%) XML
5 40 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
6 35 (13.26%) SOAP
7 31 (11.74%) JDBC
8 29 (10.98%) JMS
9 28 (10.61%) JSP
10 26 (9.85%) XSLT
11 25 (9.47%) Struts
11 25 (9.47%) Servlets
12 24 (9.09%) EJB
12 24 (9.09%) HTML
12 24 (9.09%) BAPI
13 20 (7.58%) XHTML
13 20 (7.58%) JSTL
14 19 (7.20%) XMLBeans
14 19 (7.20%) Ajax
15 13 (4.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.29%) DataPower
2 29 (10.98%) Online Banking
3 20 (7.58%) Web 2.0
4 9 (3.41%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.65%) Clustering
6 6 (2.27%) AS400
6 6 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.89%) Open Source
7 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.14%) HACMP
9 2 (0.76%) Firmware
9 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.38%) Tandem
10 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.38%) PMI
10 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 119 (45.08%) UNIX
2 103 (39.02%) Linux
3 58 (21.97%) Windows
4 51 (19.32%) Solaris
5 46 (17.42%) AIX
6 20 (7.58%) HPUX
7 17 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (4.92%) Apple iOS
9 12 (4.55%) zOS
10 8 (3.03%) SUSE
11 6 (2.27%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.38%) CentOS
14 1 (0.38%) MVS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 34 (12.88%) ITIL
3 26 (9.85%) UML
3 26 (9.85%) Change Management
3 26 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (9.47%) Content Management
5 23 (8.71%) RAD
6 22 (8.33%) OO
7 20 (7.58%) Service Delivery
8 15 (5.68%) ERP
8 15 (5.68%) Migration
9 13 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (3.79%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.03%) Change Control
12 7 (2.65%) Business Continuity Planning
12 7 (2.65%) Load Balancing
12 7 (2.65%) Performance Management
12 7 (2.65%) BCP
12 7 (2.65%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 95 (35.98%) Java
2 55 (20.83%) SQL
3 39 (14.77%) Bash Shell
4 30 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 27 (10.23%) Perl
6 24 (9.09%) C
7 22 (8.33%) XPath
8 18 (6.82%) Jython
9 17 (6.44%) Korn
9 17 (6.44%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.89%) Python
10 5 (1.89%) C#
11 3 (1.14%) JCL
12 1 (0.38%) REXX
12 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.38%) VB
12 1 (0.38%) C++
12 1 (0.38%) COBOL
12 1 (0.38%) PHP
12 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (4.17%) Degree
2 7 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.76%) ISEB
5 2 (0.76%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.38%) MCP
6 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.38%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.03%) QA
2 5 (1.89%) SLA
3 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.76%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 44 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 33 (12.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 8 (3.03%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.14%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.76%) Control-M
6 2 (0.76%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.38%) nmon
7 1 (0.38%) Puppet
7 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.38%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.38%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 135 (51.14%) IBM
2 73 (27.65%) Oracle
3 39 (14.77%) HP
4 25 (9.47%) ATG
5 24 (9.09%) LogLogic
6 22 (8.33%) JBoss
7 20 (7.58%) Sun
8 19 (7.20%) Interwoven
8 19 (7.20%) Blue Martini
8 19 (7.20%) Red Hat
8 19 (7.20%) Elastic Path
9 12 (4.55%) Microsoft
10 9 (3.41%) Ab Initio
11 8 (3.03%) Citrix
12 6 (2.27%) Dell
12 6 (2.27%) JD Edwards
12 6 (2.27%) TIBCO
12 6 (2.27%) F5
13 5 (1.89%) VMware
13 5 (1.89%) Informatica
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