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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 502 510 452
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -58
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 135 111 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.48% 1.22% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 65 79
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £368
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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
9151 9095 8653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.33% 17.59% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6134 5871 5181
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 278 371
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.60 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% +14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +19 52 £500 +17.64% 3
South East +20 29 £475 +5.55% 2
North West +20 25 £450 +13.20%
Yorkshire +8 16 £500 +14.28% 2
North East -31 7 £274 -5.11% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £463 +40.15% 1
South West -7 2 £413 -14.94%
East of England +11 1 £363 - 1
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 328 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 196 (59.76%) IBM
3 172 (52.44%) Java
4 152 (46.34%) Linux
5 132 (40.24%) Oracle
6 121 (36.89%) Middleware
7 120 (36.59%) J2EE
8 102 (31.10%) Unix
9 101 (30.79%) WebLogic
10 99 (30.18%) Finance
11 88 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
12 83 (25.30%) AIX
13 82 (25.00%) SSL
14 80 (24.39%) Web Services
15 76 (23.17%) WebSphere MQ
16 72 (21.95%) SQL
17 71 (21.65%) Apache
18 66 (20.12%) ITIL
18 66 (20.12%) Perl
19 64 (19.51%) XML
19 64 (19.51%) HTTP
20 59 (17.99%) IBM HTTP Server
21 55 (16.77%) Jython
21 55 (16.77%) Shell Script
22 51 (15.55%) Spring
22 51 (15.55%) DB2
23 48 (14.63%) JBoss
24 46 (14.02%) Windows
24 46 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
25 45 (13.72%) 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
1 328 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 101 (30.79%) WebLogic
3 71 (21.65%) Apache
4 59 (17.99%) IBM HTTP Server
5 48 (14.63%) JBoss
6 35 (10.67%) Tomcat
7 26 (7.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 24 (7.32%) WebSphere Portal
9 23 (7.01%) MQSeries
10 20 (6.10%) WebSphere Process Server
11 19 (5.79%) FileNet
11 19 (5.79%) Tuxedo
12 18 (5.49%) Oracle Application Server
13 17 (5.18%) WebLogic Portal
14 14 (4.27%) AquaLogic
15 10 (3.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (2.74%) iPlanet
17 8 (2.44%) IIS
17 8 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
18 6 (1.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 14 (4.27%) OpenText MBPM
3 7 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.61%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.66%) Amazon S3
3 11 (3.35%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.91%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.30%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (25.00%) SSL
2 64 (19.51%) HTTP
3 37 (11.28%) DNS
4 30 (9.15%) LDAP
5 16 (4.88%) Firewall
6 13 (3.96%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.13%) FTP
7 7 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.13%) Network Security
8 6 (1.83%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.91%) NAS
9 3 (0.91%) SAN
9 3 (0.91%) SMTP
9 3 (0.91%) SNMP
10 2 (0.61%) Intranet
10 2 (0.61%) SSH
10 2 (0.61%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.30%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.30%) Internet
11 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.55%) DB2
2 36 (10.98%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.83%) Big Data
6 3 (0.91%) MySQL
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.61%) MS Access
7 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 45 (13.72%) JUnit
2 39 (11.89%) Introscope
3 27 (8.23%) Jenkins
4 23 (7.01%) Git (software)
5 20 (6.10%) JIRA
5 20 (6.10%) Subversion
6 14 (4.27%) Maven
7 12 (3.66%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.35%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (2.74%) Rational Application Developer
9 9 (2.74%) Vagrant
10 8 (2.44%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.44%) Selenium
10 8 (2.44%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 5 (1.52%) ClearQuest
12 4 (1.22%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.61%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.61%) Log4j
13 2 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 99 (30.18%) Finance
2 40 (12.20%) Banking
3 20 (6.10%) Retail
4 10 (3.05%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.13%) Publishing
6 4 (1.22%) Back Office
6 4 (1.22%) Front Office
6 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (24.39%) Developer
2 66 (20.12%) Administrator
3 52 (15.85%) Java Developer
4 46 (14.02%) WebSphere Administrator
5 24 (7.32%) Consultant
6 23 (7.01%) Architect
7 21 (6.40%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.79%) WebSphere Engineer
9 18 (5.49%) Server Administrator
10 17 (5.18%) WebSphere Specialist
11 16 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
12 15 (4.57%) Agile Developer
12 15 (4.57%) Agile Java Developer
12 15 (4.57%) WebSphere Consultant
13 14 (4.27%) Lead Developer
13 14 (4.27%) Lead Java Developer
13 14 (4.27%) Senior Developer
14 12 (3.66%) Analyst
14 12 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (36.89%) Middleware
2 120 (36.59%) J2EE
3 80 (24.39%) Web Services
4 76 (23.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 64 (19.51%) XML
6 51 (15.55%) Spring
7 42 (12.80%) IBM Integration Bus
8 41 (12.50%) EJB
9 39 (11.89%) JSP
10 36 (10.98%) Hibernate
11 34 (10.37%) SOAP
12 31 (9.45%) HTML
13 28 (8.54%) JDBC
14 25 (7.62%) XSLT
15 22 (6.71%) JAXB
16 21 (6.40%) JNDI
17 18 (5.49%) WSDL
18 17 (5.18%) Ajax
18 17 (5.18%) CSS
18 17 (5.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (11.89%) DataPower
3 33 (10.06%) Clustering
4 18 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.96%) IVR
6 11 (3.35%) Web 2.0
7 10 (3.05%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.74%) Hedge funds
9 8 (2.44%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.22%) Biometrics
10 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.22%) FMCG
10 4 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.22%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.91%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.91%) iSeries
11 3 (0.91%) PKI
12 2 (0.61%) AS400
12 2 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 152 (46.34%) Linux
2 102 (31.10%) Unix
3 83 (25.30%) AIX
4 46 (14.02%) Windows
5 45 (13.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (10.67%) Solaris
7 31 (9.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 21 (6.40%) Windows Server
9 17 (5.18%) OS/390
10 10 (3.05%) zOS
11 7 (2.13%) CentOS
11 7 (2.13%) SUSE
12 5 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.61%) HPUX
15 1 (0.30%) Debian
15 1 (0.30%) Fedora
15 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (20.12%) ITIL
3 37 (11.28%) DevOps
4 36 (10.98%) OO
5 34 (10.37%) Configuration Management
6 31 (9.45%) SOA
7 28 (8.54%) High Availability
8 26 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 24 (7.32%) Scrum
9 24 (7.32%) Software Engineering
10 22 (6.71%) Change Management
11 21 (6.40%) Problem Management
11 21 (6.40%) Root Cause Analysis
11 21 (6.40%) TDD
11 21 (6.40%) Web Development
12 20 (6.10%) Service Delivery
13 19 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (5.49%) Migration
14 18 (5.49%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 172 (52.44%) Java
2 72 (21.95%) SQL
3 66 (20.12%) Perl
4 55 (16.77%) Jython
4 55 (16.77%) Shell Script
5 45 (13.72%) Python
6 28 (8.54%) Bash Shell
7 26 (7.93%) JavaScript
8 18 (5.49%) C
9 17 (5.18%) C++
10 16 (4.88%) Korn
11 12 (3.66%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.74%) PHP
13 4 (1.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.91%) VBScript
15 2 (0.61%) COBOL
15 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.61%) Ruby
16 1 (0.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (9.45%) Degree
2 25 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.79%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.44%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.91%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.91%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.57%) QA
2 7 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.52%) SEPA
4 4 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.74%) Docker
4 7 (2.13%) vSphere
5 4 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.91%) Sendmail
6 3 (0.91%) XenServer
7 2 (0.61%) Firmware
7 2 (0.61%) Samba
7 2 (0.61%) Squid
7 2 (0.61%) Xen
8 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.30%) KVM
8 1 (0.30%) NFS
8 1 (0.30%) Postfix
8 1 (0.30%) qmail
8 1 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (10.67%) Puppet
2 20 (6.10%) CA Wily
3 19 (5.79%) Ansible
3 19 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.13%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.52%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.91%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.91%) Salt
8 2 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.61%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.61%) DameWare
8 2 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.61%) nmon
8 2 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.61%) Terraform
9 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 196 (59.76%) IBM
2 132 (40.24%) Oracle
3 35 (10.67%) ATG
4 33 (10.06%) Red Hat
5 30 (9.15%) Axway
6 29 (8.84%) Microsoft
7 26 (7.93%) Sun
8 21 (6.40%) AppDynamics
8 21 (6.40%) HP
9 18 (5.49%) VMware
10 16 (4.88%) Informatica
10 16 (4.88%) Siebel
11 13 (3.96%) Fujitsu
12 10 (3.05%) Adobe
12 10 (3.05%) BEA
13 9 (2.74%) hybris
14 8 (2.44%) CA
14 8 (2.44%) Pega
15 5 (1.52%) Splunk
15 5 (1.52%) TIBCO
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