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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 431 483 487
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 195 153 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.08% 1.60% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 93 75
Median daily rate £438 £420 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
WebSphere Application Server
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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
9391 9567 9213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.93% 18.13% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6162 6171 5638
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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 £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 280 374
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 £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 September 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 September 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 +37 73 £450 +9.09% 3
South East +10 38 £448 +6.54% 2
North West +17 25 £400 -6.97% 2
North East -23 22 £310 -46.08% 1
Yorkshire +24 20 £500 +10.19% 1
East of England +2 10 £700 +86.66% 1
West Midlands -30 3 - - 1
South West +12 2 - -
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 361 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 194 (53.74%) Java
2 194 (53.74%) IBM
3 146 (40.44%) Linux
4 141 (39.06%) Unix
5 132 (36.57%) Oracle
6 125 (34.63%) J2EE
7 123 (34.07%) WebLogic
8 116 (32.13%) Middleware
9 94 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
10 92 (25.48%) Finance
11 90 (24.93%) WebSphere MQ
12 86 (23.82%) Perl
13 82 (22.71%) SQL
13 82 (22.71%) Web Services
13 82 (22.71%) XML
14 81 (22.44%) JBoss
15 79 (21.88%) Apache
15 79 (21.88%) AIX
16 78 (21.61%) SSL
17 66 (18.28%) ITIL
17 66 (18.28%) Tomcat
18 63 (17.45%) Spring
19 62 (17.17%) HTTP
19 62 (17.17%) Jython
20 57 (15.79%) JUnit
21 53 (14.68%) SOAP
21 53 (14.68%) EJB
21 53 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
22 52 (14.40%) HTML

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
1 361 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 123 (34.07%) WebLogic
3 81 (22.44%) JBoss
4 79 (21.88%) Apache
5 66 (18.28%) Tomcat
6 45 (12.47%) IBM HTTP Server
7 36 (9.97%) FileNet
7 36 (9.97%) WebSphere Portal
8 35 (9.70%) WebLogic Portal
9 29 (8.03%) MQSeries
9 29 (8.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 25 (6.93%) Tuxedo
11 17 (4.71%) Oracle Application Server
12 16 (4.43%) Confluence
12 16 (4.43%) WebSphere Process Server
13 14 (3.88%) AquaLogic
14 10 (2.77%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (2.49%) Commerce Server
15 9 (2.49%) IIS
16 8 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (4.99%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 14 (3.88%) OpenText MBPM
3 12 (3.32%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.39%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.37%) Amazon S3
2 23 (6.37%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.39%) PaaS
4 2 (0.55%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 78 (21.61%) SSL
2 62 (17.17%) HTTP
3 46 (12.74%) LDAP
4 27 (7.48%) DNS
5 24 (6.65%) Firewall
6 21 (5.82%) TCP/IP
7 13 (3.60%) FTP
8 9 (2.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (2.49%) Network Security
9 8 (2.22%) Internet
10 3 (0.83%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.83%) DMZ
11 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.55%) Intranet
11 2 (0.55%) SSH
11 2 (0.55%) WinSCP
12 1 (0.28%) DHCP
12 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.28%) SMTP
12 1 (0.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.47%) DB2
2 20 (5.54%) Oracle Database
2 20 (5.54%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.66%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.66%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.66%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.39%) Big Data
7 3 (0.83%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (0.83%) MySQL
8 2 (0.55%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.55%) MS Access
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.55%) QlikView
9 1 (0.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 57 (15.79%) JUnit
2 34 (9.42%) Jenkins
3 28 (7.76%) Introscope
3 28 (7.76%) JIRA
4 24 (6.65%) Cucumber
5 18 (4.99%) Git (software)
6 16 (4.43%) Eclipse
7 14 (3.88%) Subversion
8 10 (2.77%) Maven
9 8 (2.22%) Hudson
10 7 (1.94%) Selenium
11 5 (1.39%) ClearQuest
12 4 (1.11%) Ant
12 4 (1.11%) ClearCase
12 4 (1.11%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.11%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 3 (0.83%) Log4j
13 3 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 92 (25.48%) Finance
2 49 (13.57%) Banking
3 26 (7.20%) Retail
4 11 (3.05%) Publishing
5 6 (1.66%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.11%) Back Office
6 4 (1.11%) Front Office
7 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.55%) Billing
8 2 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (25.48%) Developer
2 75 (20.78%) Java Developer
3 66 (18.28%) Administrator
4 49 (13.57%) WebSphere Administrator
5 31 (8.59%) Consultant
6 29 (8.03%) Analyst
7 23 (6.37%) WebSphere Specialist
8 22 (6.09%) Server Administrator
9 19 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
10 18 (4.99%) Agile Developer
10 18 (4.99%) Agile Java Developer
10 18 (4.99%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.99%) WebSphere Engineer
11 17 (4.71%) Architect
11 17 (4.71%) J2EE Developer
11 17 (4.71%) WebSphere Consultant
12 16 (4.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 15 (4.16%) AWS Developer
13 15 (4.16%) Java Engineer
13 15 (4.16%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (34.63%) J2EE
2 116 (32.13%) Middleware
3 90 (24.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 82 (22.71%) Web Services
4 82 (22.71%) XML
5 63 (17.45%) Spring
6 53 (14.68%) EJB
6 53 (14.68%) SOAP
7 52 (14.40%) HTML
8 50 (13.85%) IBM Integration Bus
9 40 (11.08%) JSP
10 37 (10.25%) JSON
11 34 (9.42%) REST
12 33 (9.14%) Hibernate
13 30 (8.31%) JDBC
14 29 (8.03%) XSLT
15 27 (7.48%) HTML5
16 25 (6.93%) CSS
17 23 (6.37%) JMS
18 22 (6.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (13.02%) DataPower
3 33 (9.14%) Clustering
4 13 (3.60%) Private Cloud
5 12 (3.32%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.32%) iSeries
6 11 (3.05%) IVR
7 7 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.66%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.11%) Biometrics
10 4 (1.11%) Derivative
10 4 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.11%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.11%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.83%) PKI
12 2 (0.55%) AS400
12 2 (0.55%) FMCG
12 2 (0.55%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 146 (40.44%) Linux
2 141 (39.06%) Unix
3 79 (21.88%) AIX
4 47 (13.02%) Windows
5 41 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (9.70%) Solaris
7 25 (6.93%) Windows Server
8 21 (5.82%) OS/390
9 20 (5.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 9 (2.49%) zOS
11 7 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (1.94%) SUSE
12 5 (1.39%) CentOS
12 5 (1.39%) HPUX
13 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (18.28%) ITIL
3 38 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 33 (9.14%) TDD
5 32 (8.86%) OO
6 31 (8.59%) DevOps
7 30 (8.31%) High Availability
8 29 (8.03%) E-Commerce
9 28 (7.76%) BDD
10 27 (7.48%) Change Management
11 26 (7.20%) SOA
11 26 (7.20%) Web Development
12 25 (6.93%) Service Delivery
12 25 (6.93%) Software Engineering
13 24 (6.65%) Problem Management
14 22 (6.09%) Load Balancing
14 22 (6.09%) Release Management
14 22 (6.09%) Root Cause Analysis
15 21 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (5.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 194 (53.74%) Java
2 86 (23.82%) Perl
3 82 (22.71%) SQL
4 62 (17.17%) Jython
5 51 (14.13%) Shell Script
6 39 (10.80%) JavaScript
7 35 (9.70%) Python
8 27 (7.48%) Bash Shell
9 20 (5.54%) C
10 17 (4.71%) C++
11 16 (4.43%) Korn
12 12 (3.32%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.11%) PHP
14 2 (0.55%) COBOL
14 2 (0.55%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (0.28%) C#
15 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.20%) Degree
3 22 (6.09%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.32%) Sun Certification
5 11 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.39%) ISEB
8 3 (0.83%) MBA
9 2 (0.55%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.43%) QA
2 7 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.39%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.77%) Docker
4 5 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.39%) vSphere
5 2 (0.55%) Firmware
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.55%) Squid
6 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 49 (13.57%) Puppet
2 21 (5.82%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.71%) CA Wily
4 10 (2.77%) Ansible
4 10 (2.77%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 5 (1.39%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.11%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.83%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.55%) DameWare
8 2 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.55%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.55%) nmon
8 2 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 194 (53.74%) IBM
2 132 (36.57%) Oracle
3 40 (11.08%) Red Hat
4 34 (9.42%) Microsoft
4 34 (9.42%) Sun
5 31 (8.59%) Axway
6 25 (6.93%) VMware
7 24 (6.65%) ATG
7 24 (6.65%) HP
8 20 (5.54%) AppDynamics
9 17 (4.71%) Informatica
9 17 (4.71%) Siebel
10 13 (3.60%) Fujitsu
11 7 (1.94%) CA
12 6 (1.66%) Splunk
13 5 (1.39%) Adobe
13 5 (1.39%) hybris
13 5 (1.39%) Pega
13 5 (1.39%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.11%) Avaya
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