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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK / England
Rank 439 469 480
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 126 137 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.75% 1.75% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 83 63
Median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £531 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7187 7814 8092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.35% 16.79% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4649 4970 5171
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 224 289
Median hourly rate £21.29 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
South East +43 50 £500 +13.63% 4
London +6 25 £425 -15.00% 2
North West +6 17 £375 -11.76%
North East -13 12 £318 -34.63%
Yorkshire +17 11 - -
South West +10 4 - - 2
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
East of England +2 1 £500 +11.11%
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 317 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 169 (53.31%) IBM
3 140 (44.16%) Java
4 128 (40.38%) Linux
5 117 (36.91%) Unix
6 106 (33.44%) JBoss
7 100 (31.55%) Oracle
8 98 (30.91%) WebSphere MQ
9 94 (29.65%) WebLogic
10 91 (28.71%) SQL
11 88 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
12 82 (25.87%) Middleware
13 78 (24.61%) J2EE
14 71 (22.40%) AIX
15 65 (20.50%) Tomcat
15 65 (20.50%) Red Hat
16 61 (19.24%) XML
17 59 (18.61%) Perl
17 59 (18.61%) SSL
18 56 (17.67%) Shell Script
18 56 (17.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 55 (17.35%) Apache
20 54 (17.03%) Puppet
21 51 (16.09%) Spring
22 50 (15.77%) DevOps
23 49 (15.46%) Jenkins
24 48 (15.14%) IBM Integration Bus
24 48 (15.14%) Finance
25 46 (14.51%) JavaScript
25 46 (14.51%) 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
1 317 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 106 (33.44%) JBoss
3 94 (29.65%) WebLogic
4 65 (20.50%) Tomcat
5 55 (17.35%) Apache
6 33 (10.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 24 (7.57%) FileNet
8 22 (6.94%) Confluence
9 21 (6.62%) WebLogic Portal
9 21 (6.62%) WebSphere Process Server
10 19 (5.99%) Apache Geronimo
10 19 (5.99%) Apache TomEE
10 19 (5.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 18 (5.68%) WebSphere Portal
12 16 (5.05%) MQSeries
13 12 (3.79%) Tuxedo
14 11 (3.47%) Commerce Server
15 10 (3.15%) Alfresco
15 10 (3.15%) IIS
16 8 (2.52%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.58%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (1.58%) MS Project
2 4 (1.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (6.62%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 9 (2.84%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (2.52%) Fredhopper
4 6 (1.89%) Maximo
4 6 (1.89%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.68%) GitHub
2 17 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.42%) Amazon S3
3 14 (4.42%) Amazon SQS
4 12 (3.79%) IBM Cloud
5 10 (3.15%) PaaS
6 7 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.89%) Bluemix
7 6 (1.89%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (18.61%) SSL
2 46 (14.51%) HTTP
3 35 (11.04%) LDAP
4 30 (9.46%) Firewall
5 23 (7.26%) DNS
5 23 (7.26%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.47%) FTP
7 10 (3.15%) Internet
7 10 (3.15%) SMTP
8 9 (2.84%) Network Security
9 8 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.95%) DMZ
10 3 (0.95%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.95%) SNMP
11 2 (0.63%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.63%) DHCP
11 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.56%) DB2
2 21 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.10%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.21%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.21%) IBM BigInsights
6 7 (2.21%) Neo4j
6 7 (2.21%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.26%) Endeca
9 3 (0.95%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (0.63%) MySQL
10 2 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 49 (15.46%) Jenkins
2 41 (12.93%) JUnit
3 29 (9.15%) Cucumber
4 24 (7.57%) JIRA
5 21 (6.62%) Maven
6 18 (5.68%) Mockito
7 11 (3.47%) Eclipse
7 11 (3.47%) Introscope
8 9 (2.84%) Git (software)
8 9 (2.84%) Rational Application Developer
9 8 (2.52%) Subversion
10 7 (2.21%) Hudson
11 6 (1.89%) Gradle
11 6 (1.89%) gulp
11 6 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (1.89%) Selenium
11 6 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.58%) Ant
13 3 (0.95%) Log4j
13 3 (0.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 48 (15.14%) Finance
2 34 (10.73%) Banking
3 15 (4.73%) Retail
4 14 (4.42%) Publishing
5 10 (3.15%) Law
6 9 (2.84%) Billing
7 4 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.95%) Front Office
9 2 (0.63%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (26.50%) Developer
2 61 (19.24%) Java Developer
3 43 (13.56%) Administrator
4 32 (10.09%) WebSphere Administrator
4 32 (10.09%) WebSphere Specialist
5 27 (8.52%) Consultant
6 24 (7.57%) Analyst
7 22 (6.94%) Java Engineer
8 20 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (5.68%) Architect
9 18 (5.68%) Java Software Engineer
9 18 (5.68%) Server Administrator
9 18 (5.68%) Software Engineer
10 17 (5.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 17 (5.36%) Java Software Developer
11 16 (5.05%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
12 15 (4.73%) Applications Specialist
12 15 (4.73%) Server Specialist
13 14 (4.42%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 13 (4.10%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (30.91%) WebSphere MQ
2 82 (25.87%) Middleware
3 78 (24.61%) J2EE
4 61 (19.24%) XML
5 51 (16.09%) Spring
6 48 (15.14%) IBM Integration Bus
7 46 (14.51%) HTML
8 45 (14.20%) Web Services
9 42 (13.25%) SOAP
10 35 (11.04%) JSP
11 31 (9.78%) JSON
12 29 (9.15%) JMS
13 28 (8.83%) CSS
13 28 (8.83%) EJB
13 28 (8.83%) Java EE
13 28 (8.83%) REST
14 27 (8.52%) Struts
15 25 (7.89%) Servlets
16 23 (7.26%) JDBC
17 18 (5.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.15%) Clustering
3 28 (8.83%) DataPower
4 9 (2.84%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.84%) iPad
4 9 (2.84%) iSeries
5 7 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.21%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.58%) Derivative
8 4 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.95%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.95%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.95%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.63%) Biometrics
10 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.32%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 128 (40.38%) Linux
2 117 (36.91%) Unix
3 71 (22.40%) AIX
4 56 (17.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (11.36%) Windows
6 20 (6.31%) Solaris
7 18 (5.68%) Windows Server
8 12 (3.79%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (3.79%) OS/390
9 10 (3.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.89%) SUSE
11 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.95%) HPUX
12 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (15.77%) DevOps
3 45 (14.20%) ITIL
4 35 (11.04%) Configuration Management
5 34 (10.73%) OO
6 33 (10.41%) E-Commerce
6 33 (10.41%) TDD
7 32 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (8.52%) Unit Testing
9 26 (8.20%) Load Balancing
10 24 (7.57%) BDD
10 24 (7.57%) Open Source
10 24 (7.57%) Scrum
11 22 (6.94%) High Availability
11 22 (6.94%) Software Engineering
12 21 (6.62%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (6.31%) Change Management
14 18 (5.68%) BPEL
14 18 (5.68%) Migration
15 16 (5.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (44.16%) Java
2 91 (28.71%) SQL
3 59 (18.61%) Perl
4 56 (17.67%) Shell Script
5 46 (14.51%) JavaScript
6 40 (12.62%) Jython
7 39 (12.30%) Bash Shell
8 19 (5.99%) Python
9 15 (4.73%) Korn
10 8 (2.52%) C
11 7 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.58%) C++
13 5 (1.58%) PHP
14 2 (0.63%) C#
14 2 (0.63%) VB
14 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.63%) VB6
15 1 (0.32%) Ruby
15 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.41%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.47%) Degree
4 6 (1.89%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.58%) ISEB
6 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.47%) QA
2 7 (2.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.15%) Docker
4 9 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (17.03%) Puppet
2 24 (7.57%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (4.42%) Ansible
4 12 (3.79%) Oracle Identity Management
4 12 (3.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 10 (3.15%) Tivoli
6 8 (2.52%) CA Wily
7 7 (2.21%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (1.89%) Salt
9 2 (0.63%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 169 (53.31%) IBM
2 100 (31.55%) Oracle
3 65 (20.50%) Red Hat
4 26 (8.20%) Axway
4 26 (8.20%) VMware
5 24 (7.57%) HP
5 24 (7.57%) Microsoft
6 22 (6.94%) Sun
7 21 (6.62%) Informatica
7 21 (6.62%) Siebel
8 17 (5.36%) Splunk
9 10 (3.15%) ATG
10 9 (2.84%) AppDynamics
10 9 (2.84%) NetCracker
11 6 (1.89%) Comptel
11 6 (1.89%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.89%) Sybase
11 6 (1.89%) Veracode
12 5 (1.58%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.26%) Fujitsu
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