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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 481 437 417
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 127 141 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.48% 1.65% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 77 81
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £290 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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
8600 8555 8142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.21% 18.21% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5627 5361 4923
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 297 302
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 44 £500 +17.64% 7
North West +9 25 £425 -43.33% 1
South East -17 17 £425 - 4
South West -12 12 £415 -15.73% 2
North East -23 11 £498 +81.18%
East of England - 8 £450 - 1
Yorkshire -11 7 £350 -30.00% 5
West Midlands -13 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £370 -
WebSphere Application Server
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 296 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 162 (54.73%) IBM
3 149 (50.34%) Java
4 121 (40.88%) Linux
5 96 (32.43%) Oracle
6 93 (31.42%) AIX
7 92 (31.08%) Unix
8 84 (28.38%) HTTP
9 83 (28.04%) J2EE
10 81 (27.36%) WebSphere MQ
11 80 (27.03%) Middleware
12 79 (26.69%) SSL
13 78 (26.35%) Windows
13 78 (26.35%) Finance
14 75 (25.34%) DB2
15 74 (25.00%) Web Services
15 74 (25.00%) XML
16 64 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
17 59 (19.93%) Apache
18 58 (19.59%) Red Hat
19 53 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 49 (16.55%) Solaris
20 49 (16.55%) HTML
21 48 (16.22%) WebLogic
21 48 (16.22%) Security Cleared
22 46 (15.54%) IBM Integration Bus
22 46 (15.54%) TCP/IP
23 44 (14.86%) Clustering
23 44 (14.86%) SC Cleared
24 43 (14.53%) WebSphere Process Server

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 296 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 59 (19.93%) Apache
3 48 (16.22%) WebLogic
4 43 (14.53%) WebSphere Process Server
5 41 (13.85%) Tomcat
6 38 (12.84%) JBoss
7 32 (10.81%) IBM HTTP Server
8 29 (9.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 22 (7.43%) Oracle Application Server
10 20 (6.76%) IIS
10 20 (6.76%) MQSeries
11 14 (4.73%) WebSphere Portal
12 12 (4.05%) Jetty
12 12 (4.05%) nginx
12 12 (4.05%) Oracle 10gAS
13 11 (3.72%) PowerExchange
14 10 (3.38%) AquaLogic
14 10 (3.38%) iPlanet
14 10 (3.38%) Tuxedo
15 9 (3.04%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (3.04%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.01%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.35%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.34%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.01%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (28.38%) HTTP
2 79 (26.69%) SSL
3 46 (15.54%) TCP/IP
4 25 (8.45%) DNS
5 16 (5.41%) FTP
6 12 (4.05%) LDAP
7 11 (3.72%) DHCP
7 11 (3.72%) Firewall
7 11 (3.72%) IPsec
8 8 (2.70%) Internet
8 8 (2.70%) SMTP
8 8 (2.70%) SNMP
9 7 (2.36%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.35%) snoop
10 4 (1.35%) tcpdump
10 4 (1.35%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.01%) SWIFTNet
12 2 (0.68%) ATM
12 2 (0.68%) SAN
13 1 (0.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (25.34%) DB2
2 30 (10.14%) Oracle Database
3 17 (5.74%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.07%) SQL Server
5 14 (4.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (4.39%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (4.05%) PowerCenter
8 10 (3.38%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.36%) Big Data
9 7 (2.36%) DataStage
9 7 (2.36%) IBM InfoSphere
10 6 (2.03%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.01%) HBase
12 3 (1.01%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.34%) Adabas
13 1 (0.34%) MySQL
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (10.14%) Eclipse
2 28 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 26 (8.78%) Introscope
4 21 (7.09%) Maven
5 16 (5.41%) Log4j
6 14 (4.73%) Subversion
7 12 (4.05%) Ant
7 12 (4.05%) JUnit
8 9 (3.04%) Rational Application Developer
9 6 (2.03%) ClearCase
9 6 (2.03%) ClearQuest
9 6 (2.03%) Hudson
9 6 (2.03%) JIRA
9 6 (2.03%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 5 (1.69%) NetBeans
10 5 (1.69%) Selenium
11 4 (1.35%) Lombardi
11 4 (1.35%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 78 (26.35%) Finance
2 28 (9.46%) Banking
3 12 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.03%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.69%) Retail
6 4 (1.35%) Back Office
6 4 (1.35%) Legal
6 4 (1.35%) Marketing
7 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 84 (28.38%) Developer
2 54 (18.24%) Java Developer
3 34 (11.49%) Consultant
4 27 (9.12%) Administrator
5 26 (8.78%) Analyst
6 25 (8.45%) WebSphere Consultant
7 24 (8.11%) WebSphere Administrator
8 19 (6.42%) Architect
9 17 (5.74%) WebSphere Specialist
10 15 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.73%) WebSphere Engineer
12 12 (4.05%) Middleware Engineer
13 11 (3.72%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
14 9 (3.04%) Middleware Specialist
14 9 (3.04%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.04%) Server Specialist
14 9 (3.04%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (3.04%) WebSphere Developer
15 8 (2.70%) Applications Specialist
15 8 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (28.04%) J2EE
2 81 (27.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 80 (27.03%) Middleware
4 74 (25.00%) Web Services
4 74 (25.00%) XML
5 49 (16.55%) HTML
6 46 (15.54%) IBM Integration Bus
7 39 (13.18%) Ajax
8 37 (12.50%) CSS
9 36 (12.16%) SOAP
10 34 (11.49%) Spring
11 31 (10.47%) Struts
12 25 (8.45%) JMS
13 24 (8.11%) JSP
14 22 (7.43%) JDBC
15 19 (6.42%) Hibernate
15 19 (6.42%) JNDI
16 17 (5.74%) Java EE
16 17 (5.74%) Servlets
17 16 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.86%) Clustering
2 28 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.43%) DataPower
4 11 (3.72%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.36%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.03%) Biometrics
7 6 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.03%) Web 2.0
8 5 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.69%) Replication
9 4 (1.35%) Equities
9 4 (1.35%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.35%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.35%) PKI
9 4 (1.35%) User Experience
10 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.01%) Derivative
10 3 (1.01%) LPAR
10 3 (1.01%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 121 (40.88%) Linux
2 93 (31.42%) AIX
3 92 (31.08%) Unix
4 78 (26.35%) Windows
5 53 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (16.55%) Solaris
7 26 (8.78%) CentOS
8 10 (3.38%) OS/390
9 8 (2.70%) zOS
10 7 (2.36%) SUSE
11 6 (2.03%) Windows Server
12 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (11.82%) Configuration Management
3 31 (10.47%) High Availability
4 30 (10.14%) UML
5 25 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (7.43%) Change Management
6 22 (7.43%) ITIL
7 21 (7.09%) SOA
8 20 (6.76%) Unit Testing
9 17 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (5.07%) Scrum
11 13 (4.39%) E-Commerce
11 13 (4.39%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.05%) Automated Testing
12 12 (4.05%) OO
12 12 (4.05%) RAD
12 12 (4.05%) Service Delivery
13 11 (3.72%) CRM
13 11 (3.72%) Migration
13 11 (3.72%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (50.34%) Java
2 42 (14.19%) JavaScript
2 42 (14.19%) SQL
3 41 (13.85%) Jython
4 34 (11.49%) Shell Script
5 25 (8.45%) Perl
6 24 (8.11%) Korn
7 20 (6.76%) Bash Shell
8 16 (5.41%) Python
9 14 (4.73%) C++
10 12 (4.05%) C
11 7 (2.36%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.03%) Ada
13 5 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.35%) VBScript
15 2 (0.68%) Ruby
16 1 (0.34%) COBOL
16 1 (0.34%) REXX
16 1 (0.34%) VB6
16 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 44 (14.86%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.76%) Degree
4 5 (1.69%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.72%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.39%) Xen
3 11 (3.72%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.35%) vSphere
7 3 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.68%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.68%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.34%) ACF2
9 1 (0.34%) GPFS
9 1 (0.34%) LXC
9 1 (0.34%) RACF
9 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (9.12%) CA Wily
2 9 (3.04%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.01%) Ansible
4 3 (1.01%) Control-M
4 3 (1.01%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
5 1 (0.34%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.34%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.34%) vRealize
Vendors
1 162 (54.73%) IBM
2 96 (32.43%) Oracle
3 58 (19.59%) Red Hat
4 32 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 26 (8.78%) VMware
6 22 (7.43%) Axway
6 22 (7.43%) Sun
7 18 (6.08%) Informatica
8 17 (5.74%) CA
9 11 (3.72%) Genesys
10 10 (3.38%) Fujitsu
10 10 (3.38%) Metastorm
11 7 (2.36%) SAP
12 6 (2.03%) ATG
12 6 (2.03%) Netezza
12 6 (2.03%) Siebel
13 4 (1.35%) AppDynamics
13 4 (1.35%) Charles River
13 4 (1.35%) Curam
14 3 (1.01%) Remedy
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