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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 437 438 376
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -62
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 157 131 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.78% 1.56% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 72 80
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £289 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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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
8838 8378 7636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.24% 17.40% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5594 5205 4384
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 299 423
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 +8 62 £425 +2.40% 9
South East -8 35 £440 +6.02% 3
Yorkshire -13 13 £388 -11.42% 1
East of England +5 12 £313 +12.61%
North West -8 11 £450 +18.42% 4
West Midlands -4 8 £425 -2.85% 2
North East -2 7 £282 +8.46%
South West +9 3 £450 +50.00% 1
East Midlands 0 2 - -
WebSphere Application Server
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 294 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 151 (51.36%) Linux
3 145 (49.32%) Java
4 137 (46.60%) IBM
5 121 (41.16%) UNIX
6 72 (24.49%) DB2
7 69 (23.47%) Windows
7 69 (23.47%) AIX
8 67 (22.79%) Oracle
9 65 (22.11%) WebSphere MQ
10 58 (19.73%) Finance
10 58 (19.73%) ITIL
11 54 (18.37%) Apache
11 54 (18.37%) Introscope
12 49 (16.67%) Jython
13 47 (15.99%) SQL
14 46 (15.65%) JBoss
15 45 (15.31%) E-Commerce
15 45 (15.31%) HTTP
16 44 (14.97%) XML
16 44 (14.97%) Perl
17 43 (14.63%) Solaris
17 43 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (13.61%) Tomcat
18 40 (13.61%) Middleware
19 39 (13.27%) Python
20 37 (12.59%) WebLogic
21 35 (11.90%) IBM HTTP Server
21 35 (11.90%) J2EE
22 34 (11.56%) Agile Software Development

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 294 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 54 (18.37%) Apache
3 46 (15.65%) JBoss
4 40 (13.61%) Tomcat
5 37 (12.59%) WebLogic
6 35 (11.90%) IBM HTTP Server
7 30 (10.20%) IIS
8 29 (9.86%) WebSphere Process Server
9 27 (9.18%) WebSphere Portal
10 23 (7.82%) FileNet
10 23 (7.82%) CICS
11 12 (4.08%) MQSeries
12 10 (3.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (3.40%) WebLogic Portal
13 8 (2.72%) SharePoint
14 7 (2.38%) Commerce Server
15 5 (1.70%) GlassFish
16 4 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
17 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
17 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SPSS
2 1 (0.34%) MS Project
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.72%) RMDS
2 5 (1.70%) Tridion
3 4 (1.36%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.72%) Amazon S3
1 8 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.72%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.31%) HTTP
2 30 (10.20%) LDAP
3 29 (9.86%) SSL
4 25 (8.50%) TCP/IP
5 24 (8.16%) DNS
6 18 (6.12%) Firewall
7 15 (5.10%) BIG-IP
8 8 (2.72%) Internet
9 7 (2.38%) DMZ
10 5 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.36%) Network Security
11 4 (1.36%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.34%) SAN
12 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (24.49%) DB2
2 20 (6.80%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.74%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.06%) Big Data
7 7 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.70%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (1.36%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.02%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.68%) MySQL
12 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.34%) Informix
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (18.37%) Introscope
2 22 (7.48%) Eclipse
3 16 (5.44%) Ant
3 16 (5.44%) JUnit
4 13 (4.42%) Subversion
5 10 (3.40%) Maven
6 9 (3.06%) JMeter
7 8 (2.72%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.72%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 5 (1.70%) Log4j
9 3 (1.02%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.02%) Hudson
9 3 (1.02%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.02%) Selenium
9 3 (1.02%) JIRA
10 2 (0.68%) eggPlant
10 2 (0.68%) Rational Application Developer
10 2 (0.68%) Toad
10 2 (0.68%) LoadRunner
General
1 58 (19.73%) Finance
2 30 (10.20%) Banking
3 19 (6.46%) Retail
4 15 (5.10%) Back Office
5 8 (2.72%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.04%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.02%) Front Office
9 2 (0.68%) Marketing
9 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.68%) Publishing
9 2 (0.68%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 83 (28.23%) Developer
2 62 (21.09%) Administrator
3 38 (12.93%) WebSphere Administrator
4 36 (12.24%) Analyst
5 34 (11.56%) Java Developer
6 24 (8.16%) WebSphere Specialist
7 21 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 20 (6.80%) WebSphere Developer
8 20 (6.80%) Architect
9 19 (6.46%) Applications Support
9 19 (6.46%) Technical Analyst
10 17 (5.78%) Applications Specialist
10 17 (5.78%) Server Specialist
11 16 (5.44%) WebSphere Server Specialist
11 16 (5.44%) Consultant
12 15 (5.10%) WebSphere Engineer
13 14 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
13 14 (4.76%) Server Administrator
14 13 (4.42%) Technical Support Analyst
14 13 (4.42%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (22.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 44 (14.97%) XML
3 40 (13.61%) Middleware
4 35 (11.90%) J2EE
5 31 (10.54%) Web Services
6 30 (10.20%) HTML
7 27 (9.18%) .NET
7 27 (9.18%) Spring
8 26 (8.84%) Java EE
9 25 (8.50%) SOAP
10 19 (6.46%) EJB
10 19 (6.46%) Worklight
11 17 (5.78%) JMS
12 16 (5.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 15 (5.10%) CSS
13 15 (5.10%) REST
13 15 (5.10%) Ajax
14 13 (4.42%) JDBC
14 13 (4.42%) JSP
15 12 (4.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.82%) LPAR
3 19 (6.46%) DataPower
4 18 (6.12%) Mainframe
5 17 (5.78%) Clustering
6 11 (3.74%) PKI
7 7 (2.38%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.04%) Replication
9 5 (1.70%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.36%) iPad
10 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.36%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.02%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.02%) User Experience
11 3 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.68%) BYOD
12 2 (0.68%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 151 (51.36%) Linux
2 121 (41.16%) UNIX
3 69 (23.47%) Windows
3 69 (23.47%) AIX
4 43 (14.63%) Solaris
5 32 (10.88%) zOS
6 22 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (6.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.70%) SUSE
9 5 (1.70%) HPUX
10 3 (1.02%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.02%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.73%) ITIL
2 45 (15.31%) E-Commerce
3 34 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (9.18%) Migration
5 21 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 18 (6.12%) Change Management
7 17 (5.78%) Configuration Management
8 16 (5.44%) Mentoring
9 14 (4.76%) OO
9 14 (4.76%) Risk Management
9 14 (4.76%) TDD
10 13 (4.42%) Release Management
11 12 (4.08%) High Availability
12 11 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (3.74%) BDD
12 11 (3.74%) DevOps
12 11 (3.74%) SDLC
12 11 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 145 (49.32%) Java
2 49 (16.67%) Jython
3 47 (15.99%) SQL
4 44 (14.97%) Perl
5 39 (13.27%) Python
6 30 (10.20%) Bash Shell
7 29 (9.86%) Shell Script
8 24 (8.16%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.70%) Korn
9 5 (1.70%) XPath
10 3 (1.02%) Tcl
10 3 (1.02%) C#
10 3 (1.02%) PHP
11 2 (0.68%) Scala
11 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.34%) JCL
12 1 (0.34%) XQuery
12 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.38%) IBM Certification
3 7 (2.38%) Degree
4 5 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.44%) QA
System Software
1 13 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.34%) Squid
Systems Management
1 28 (9.52%) CA Wily
2 12 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 11 (3.74%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (1.36%) BladeLogic
4 4 (1.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.34%) Puppet
6 1 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) yum
Vendors
1 137 (46.60%) IBM
2 67 (22.79%) Oracle
3 19 (6.46%) Red Hat
3 19 (6.46%) AppDynamics
4 17 (5.78%) ATG
5 16 (5.44%) F5
6 15 (5.10%) CA
7 12 (4.08%) TIBCO
8 10 (3.40%) Adobe
8 10 (3.40%) Sybase
9 9 (3.06%) Cognos
10 8 (2.72%) Axway
10 8 (2.72%) Siebel
10 8 (2.72%) Informatica
10 8 (2.72%) Sun
10 8 (2.72%) VMware
10 8 (2.72%) Kofax
11 5 (1.70%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.70%) SAP
11 5 (1.70%) Interwoven
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