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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 444 440 415
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 154 147 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.51% 1.57% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 70 87
Average daily rate
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£425 £380 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £567 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £370 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.56% -17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £29.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.00%
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
10229 9374 8484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.30% 18.32% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6642 5681 5033
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 401 369
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.15 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
South East +7 45 £420 -21.86% 1
London -30 41 £413 +7.84% 10
North East -7 19 £588 +75.37%
East of England +9 15 - - 1
North West -25 13 £438 +31.57% 10
South West -9 9 £485 +40.07% 3
Yorkshire -22 6 £550 - 3
West Midlands -5 4 £413 +11.48% 1
East Midlands -20 1 £330 -22.35%
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 314 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 174 (55.41%) Java
3 146 (46.50%) Linux
4 133 (42.36%) IBM
5 102 (32.48%) UNIX
6 97 (30.89%) DB2
7 90 (28.66%) AIX
8 86 (27.39%) WebSphere MQ
9 84 (26.75%) Oracle
10 81 (25.80%) Windows
11 79 (25.16%) Solaris
12 72 (22.93%) XML
13 70 (22.29%) JBoss
14 61 (19.43%) Finance
15 56 (17.83%) Migration
16 53 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
17 52 (16.56%) Middleware
18 50 (15.92%) SQL
18 50 (15.92%) SSL
19 46 (14.65%) zOS
20 44 (14.01%) JavaScript
20 44 (14.01%) HTML
21 43 (13.69%) J2EE
22 42 (13.38%) Web Services
22 42 (13.38%) Jython
23 41 (13.06%) SOAP
23 41 (13.06%) CICS
24 39 (12.42%) HTTP
25 38 (12.10%) CSS
25 38 (12.10%) Introscope

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 314 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 70 (22.29%) JBoss
3 41 (13.06%) CICS
4 37 (11.78%) Apache
5 36 (11.46%) Tomcat
5 36 (11.46%) WebSphere Process Server
6 34 (10.83%) WebSphere Portal
7 32 (10.19%) WebLogic
8 22 (7.01%) IIS
9 21 (6.69%) IBM HTTP Server
10 17 (5.41%) MQSeries
11 11 (3.50%) FileNet
12 9 (2.87%) Node.js
13 8 (2.55%) Jetty
13 8 (2.55%) WebLogic Portal
14 7 (2.23%) Commerce Server
14 7 (2.23%) Confluence
15 6 (1.91%) Oracle Application Server
16 5 (1.59%) AquaLogic
16 5 (1.59%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (2.55%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.64%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.55%) Tridion
2 4 (1.27%) Fredhopper
3 3 (0.96%) RMDS
4 2 (0.64%) Magento
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.91%) Amazon S3
1 6 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.91%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.92%) SSL
2 39 (12.42%) HTTP
3 25 (7.96%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.41%) LDAP
4 17 (5.41%) Firewall
5 10 (3.18%) BIG-IP
5 10 (3.18%) DNS
5 10 (3.18%) Internet
6 8 (2.55%) SNMP
7 5 (1.59%) FTP
7 5 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.27%) Network Security
8 4 (1.27%) SAN
8 4 (1.27%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.96%) DMZ
9 3 (0.96%) NAS
9 3 (0.96%) SNA
9 3 (0.96%) SMS
9 3 (0.96%) SMTP
10 1 (0.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (30.89%) DB2
2 27 (8.60%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.96%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.78%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.82%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.87%) Big Data
7 8 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.59%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.96%) DataStage
11 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.32%) DbVisualizer
12 1 (0.32%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (12.10%) Introscope
2 23 (7.32%) Ant
3 22 (7.01%) Maven
4 21 (6.69%) Jenkins
4 21 (6.69%) JUnit
5 20 (6.37%) Eclipse
6 18 (5.73%) Subversion
7 14 (4.46%) Git (software)
8 12 (3.82%) SoapUI
9 10 (3.18%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.18%) ClearCase
10 9 (2.87%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 9 (2.87%) ClearQuest
11 8 (2.55%) Log4j
11 8 (2.55%) JIRA
12 7 (2.23%) Selenium
13 5 (1.59%) JMeter
14 4 (1.27%) JBehave
15 3 (0.96%) HP UFT
16 2 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 61 (19.43%) Finance
2 30 (9.55%) Banking
3 12 (3.82%) Retail
4 8 (2.55%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.55%) Back Office
5 7 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.91%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.91%) Front Office
7 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 103 (32.80%) Developer
2 52 (16.56%) Java Developer
3 38 (12.10%) Administrator
4 35 (11.15%) Analyst
5 33 (10.51%) Architect
6 29 (9.24%) WebSphere Administrator
7 25 (7.96%) WebSphere Developer
8 21 (6.69%) WebSphere Specialist
9 17 (5.41%) Consultant
10 16 (5.10%) Applications Specialist
10 16 (5.10%) Senior Developer
10 16 (5.10%) Server Specialist
11 15 (4.78%) Designer
11 15 (4.78%) WebSphere Server Specialist
12 14 (4.46%) Support Analyst
12 14 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
13 13 (4.14%) Technical Analyst
14 12 (3.82%) Server Administrator
14 12 (3.82%) Technical Architect
14 12 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (27.39%) WebSphere MQ
2 72 (22.93%) XML
3 52 (16.56%) Middleware
4 44 (14.01%) HTML
5 43 (13.69%) J2EE
6 42 (13.38%) Web Services
7 41 (13.06%) SOAP
8 38 (12.10%) CSS
8 38 (12.10%) Spring
9 32 (10.19%) Struts
10 30 (9.55%) Java EE
11 29 (9.24%) JMS
12 27 (8.60%) XSLT
12 27 (8.60%) JSP
12 27 (8.60%) JSON
12 27 (8.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 26 (8.28%) Ajax
14 23 (7.32%) REST
15 20 (6.37%) EJB
16 19 (6.05%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.10%) LPAR
2 37 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (10.51%) DataPower
4 29 (9.24%) Mainframe
5 18 (5.73%) Clustering
6 11 (3.50%) Cryptography
7 8 (2.55%) PKI
7 8 (2.55%) Web 2.0
8 6 (1.91%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (1.91%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.59%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.59%) Replication
10 4 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.27%) EFT
10 4 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.96%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.96%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 146 (46.50%) Linux
2 102 (32.48%) UNIX
3 90 (28.66%) AIX
4 81 (25.80%) Windows
5 79 (25.16%) Solaris
6 46 (14.65%) zOS
7 33 (10.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.87%) HPUX
9 7 (2.23%) SUSE
10 6 (1.91%) CentOS
11 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.59%) OS/390
12 3 (0.96%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.96%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.32%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.83%) Migration
2 53 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (11.78%) ITIL
4 36 (11.46%) E-Commerce
5 26 (8.28%) Configuration Management
6 22 (7.01%) OO
6 22 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (6.37%) Open Source
8 17 (5.41%) UML
8 17 (5.41%) TDD
8 17 (5.41%) Change Management
9 16 (5.10%) Microservices
10 14 (4.46%) Performance Testing
10 14 (4.46%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (4.46%) Load Balancing
11 13 (4.14%) Release Management
11 13 (4.14%) RAD
12 12 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (3.50%) Problem Management
13 11 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 174 (55.41%) Java
2 50 (15.92%) SQL
3 44 (14.01%) JavaScript
4 42 (13.38%) Jython
5 37 (11.78%) Perl
6 17 (5.41%) Python
7 13 (4.14%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.18%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.87%) XPath
10 8 (2.55%) Groovy
11 7 (2.23%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.23%) C
12 6 (1.91%) C++
13 5 (1.59%) C#
13 5 (1.59%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.27%) Ada
14 4 (1.27%) VB6
14 4 (1.27%) Korn
14 4 (1.27%) VB
15 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (10.51%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.96%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.55%) IBM Certification
4 5 (1.59%) Degree
5 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.87%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.96%) RACF
4 3 (0.96%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (0.96%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (0.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (10.51%) CA Wily
2 6 (1.91%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (1.59%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.96%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.96%) OMEGAMON
4 3 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.96%) zSecure
5 2 (0.64%) Puppet
5 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.32%) SCCM
6 1 (0.32%) yum
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 133 (42.36%) IBM
2 84 (26.75%) Oracle
3 32 (10.19%) CA
4 29 (9.24%) Red Hat
5 18 (5.73%) VMware
6 16 (5.10%) Microsoft
7 12 (3.82%) Axway
8 11 (3.50%) ATG
8 11 (3.50%) F5
9 10 (3.18%) Sun
10 9 (2.87%) Sybase
10 9 (2.87%) TIBCO
11 8 (2.55%) Interwoven
11 8 (2.55%) Blue Martini
11 8 (2.55%) Elastic Path
12 7 (2.23%) Curam
13 6 (1.91%) Siebel
13 6 (1.91%) Informatica
14 5 (1.59%) HP
14 5 (1.59%) Remedy
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Lytham St Annes
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago