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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 479 493 471
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 149 141 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.58% 1.49% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 83 63
Median daily rate £463 £435 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £62.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.40% +113.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
WebSphere Application Server
UK

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
9408 9447 9074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.75% 18.12% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6215 6028 5424
Median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 291 412
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £42.75 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 56 £500 +21.21% 2
North West +30 32 £400 -8.57% 2
South East +9 25 £448 +5.29% 3
Yorkshire +9 18 £500 -9.09% 1
North East -25 8 £265 -54.89% 1
East of England +13 5 £363 - 1
East Midlands -1 2 £469 +42.04%
South West -6 2 - - 1
West Midlands -33 1 - - 1
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 339 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 190 (56.05%) IBM
3 175 (51.62%) Java
4 147 (43.36%) Linux
5 125 (36.87%) Oracle
6 116 (34.22%) J2EE
7 115 (33.92%) Middleware
8 114 (33.63%) Unix
9 109 (32.15%) WebLogic
10 90 (26.55%) Finance
11 82 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (23.01%) Apache
12 78 (23.01%) SSL
12 78 (23.01%) WebSphere MQ
13 77 (22.71%) AIX
14 76 (22.42%) Web Services
15 73 (21.53%) Perl
16 70 (20.65%) HTTP
17 68 (20.06%) Jython
17 68 (20.06%) SQL
18 66 (19.47%) ITIL
19 63 (18.58%) JBoss
19 63 (18.58%) XML
20 57 (16.81%) IBM HTTP Server
21 55 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
22 52 (15.34%) Shell Script
22 52 (15.34%) Spring
23 47 (13.86%) JUnit
24 46 (13.57%) Tomcat
25 44 (12.98%) Python

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 339 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 109 (32.15%) WebLogic
3 78 (23.01%) Apache
4 63 (18.58%) JBoss
5 57 (16.81%) IBM HTTP Server
6 46 (13.57%) Tomcat
7 31 (9.14%) WebSphere Portal
8 26 (7.67%) FileNet
8 26 (7.67%) WebLogic Portal
9 23 (6.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 20 (5.90%) MQSeries
11 17 (5.01%) Tuxedo
11 17 (5.01%) WebSphere Process Server
12 15 (4.42%) Oracle Application Server
13 11 (3.24%) AquaLogic
14 10 (2.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 9 (2.65%) IIS
16 8 (2.36%) Confluence
16 8 (2.36%) Oracle Workflow
17 7 (2.06%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 5 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (1.47%) MS Project
2 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (3.24%) OpenText MBPM
3 8 (2.36%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.18%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.42%) Amazon S3
3 14 (4.13%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.88%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.59%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.29%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.29%) IaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (23.01%) SSL
2 70 (20.65%) HTTP
3 41 (12.09%) LDAP
4 33 (9.73%) DNS
5 17 (5.01%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.13%) FTP
7 12 (3.54%) Firewall
8 7 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (2.06%) Network Security
9 4 (1.18%) Internet
10 3 (0.88%) NAS
10 3 (0.88%) SAN
11 2 (0.59%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.59%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.59%) Intranet
11 2 (0.59%) SSH
11 2 (0.59%) WinSCP
12 1 (0.29%) SMTP
12 1 (0.29%) SNMP
12 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.98%) DB2
2 25 (7.37%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.31%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (2.06%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.77%) Big Data
7 4 (1.18%) MySQL
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.59%) MS Access
9 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.59%) QlikView
10 1 (0.29%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 47 (13.86%) JUnit
2 35 (10.32%) Introscope
3 33 (9.73%) Jenkins
4 26 (7.67%) Git (software)
5 20 (5.90%) JIRA
6 18 (5.31%) Subversion
7 15 (4.42%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.24%) Eclipse
8 11 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (2.95%) Maven
10 9 (2.65%) Vagrant
11 8 (2.36%) Selenium
12 6 (1.77%) ClearQuest
13 5 (1.47%) ClearCase
13 5 (1.47%) Hudson
14 3 (0.88%) LoadRunner
14 3 (0.88%) Rational Application Developer
14 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 2 (0.59%) HP UFT
15 2 (0.59%) Toad
General
1 90 (26.55%) Finance
2 42 (12.39%) Banking
3 20 (5.90%) Retail
4 9 (2.65%) Publishing
5 6 (1.77%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.47%) Front Office
7 4 (1.18%) Back Office
8 2 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (23.01%) Developer
2 70 (20.65%) Administrator
3 57 (16.81%) Java Developer
4 50 (14.75%) WebSphere Administrator
5 29 (8.55%) Consultant
6 24 (7.08%) WebSphere Engineer
7 21 (6.19%) Architect
7 21 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (6.19%) Server Administrator
8 19 (5.60%) Analyst
8 19 (5.60%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 16 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (4.42%) WebSphere Consultant
10 15 (4.42%) WebSphere Specialist
11 14 (4.13%) Agile Developer
11 14 (4.13%) Agile Java Developer
12 13 (3.83%) J2EE Developer
12 13 (3.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 12 (3.54%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
14 11 (3.24%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (34.22%) J2EE
2 115 (33.92%) Middleware
3 78 (23.01%) WebSphere MQ
4 76 (22.42%) Web Services
5 63 (18.58%) XML
6 52 (15.34%) Spring
7 43 (12.68%) SOAP
8 40 (11.80%) EJB
9 39 (11.50%) JSP
10 36 (10.62%) HTML
10 36 (10.62%) IBM Integration Bus
11 32 (9.44%) Hibernate
12 28 (8.26%) XSLT
13 27 (7.96%) JDBC
14 22 (6.49%) JSON
14 22 (6.49%) REST
15 19 (5.60%) CSS
15 19 (5.60%) JAXB
16 18 (5.31%) WSDL
17 17 (5.01%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (12.68%) DataPower
3 36 (10.62%) Clustering
4 14 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.54%) IVR
6 10 (2.95%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.36%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.47%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.47%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.18%) Biometrics
9 4 (1.18%) Derivative
9 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.18%) FMCG
9 4 (1.18%) iSeries
9 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.18%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.88%) PKI
11 2 (0.59%) LPAR
11 2 (0.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 147 (43.36%) Linux
2 114 (33.63%) Unix
3 77 (22.71%) AIX
4 44 (12.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (12.68%) Windows
6 31 (9.14%) Solaris
7 28 (8.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 20 (5.90%) Windows Server
9 15 (4.42%) OS/390
10 10 (2.95%) zOS
11 6 (1.77%) CentOS
11 6 (1.77%) SUSE
12 4 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.88%) HPUX
14 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.29%) Debian
15 1 (0.29%) Fedora
15 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (19.47%) ITIL
3 39 (11.50%) DevOps
4 35 (10.32%) High Availability
5 30 (8.85%) Configuration Management
5 30 (8.85%) OO
5 30 (8.85%) SOA
6 28 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (7.67%) E-Commerce
8 24 (7.08%) Software Engineering
8 24 (7.08%) TDD
9 22 (6.49%) Scrum
10 19 (5.60%) Change Management
10 19 (5.60%) Problem Management
10 19 (5.60%) Service Delivery
11 18 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (5.31%) Web Development
12 17 (5.01%) BDD
13 16 (4.72%) Change Control
13 16 (4.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 175 (51.62%) Java
2 73 (21.53%) Perl
3 68 (20.06%) Jython
3 68 (20.06%) SQL
4 52 (15.34%) Shell Script
5 44 (12.98%) Python
6 27 (7.96%) JavaScript
7 24 (7.08%) Bash Shell
8 18 (5.31%) C
9 15 (4.42%) C++
10 14 (4.13%) Korn
11 10 (2.95%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.36%) PHP
13 3 (0.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 2 (0.59%) COBOL
14 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.59%) Ruby
15 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (8.85%) Degree
2 21 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (2.95%) Sun Certification
6 7 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.47%) ISEB
8 3 (0.88%) MBA
9 2 (0.59%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.72%) QA
2 7 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.47%) SEPA
4 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.95%) Docker
2 10 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.77%) vSphere
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.88%) Sendmail
4 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.88%) XenServer
5 2 (0.59%) Firmware
5 2 (0.59%) Samba
5 2 (0.59%) Squid
5 2 (0.59%) Xen
6 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.29%) KVM
6 1 (0.29%) NFS
6 1 (0.29%) Postfix
6 1 (0.29%) qmail
6 1 (0.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (10.32%) Puppet
2 22 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (5.31%) Ansible
3 18 (5.31%) CA Wily
4 10 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.77%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.47%) BladeLogic
6 5 (1.47%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.88%) Salt
9 2 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.59%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.59%) DameWare
9 2 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.59%) nmon
9 2 (0.59%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.59%) Terraform
10 1 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 190 (56.05%) IBM
2 125 (36.87%) Oracle
3 34 (10.03%) Red Hat
4 31 (9.14%) ATG
5 27 (7.96%) Axway
6 26 (7.67%) Microsoft
6 26 (7.67%) Sun
7 24 (7.08%) VMware
8 23 (6.78%) AppDynamics
8 23 (6.78%) HP
9 16 (4.72%) Informatica
9 16 (4.72%) Siebel
10 11 (3.24%) Fujitsu
11 9 (2.65%) Adobe
12 8 (2.36%) Pega
13 7 (2.06%) CA
13 7 (2.06%) Splunk
14 6 (1.77%) BEA
14 6 (1.77%) hybris
15 5 (1.47%) TIBCO
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago