The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 421 390 308
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -82
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 142 169 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.61% 2.11% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 89 123
Average daily rate
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£400 £453 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.60% +9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
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% -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8813 8004 9160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.86% 17.17% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5313 4668 5305
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 406 428
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
WebSphere Application Server
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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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -43 50 £406 -18.75% 9
South East +1 45 £475 +16.92% 2
West Midlands -1 13 £415 -7.77% 1
East of England -20 9 £278 -11.20% 2
South West -27 9 £300 -14.28%
East Midlands -16 6 £400 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire - 4 - -
North West -20 2 £300 -29.41% 3
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 265 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 132 (49.81%) IBM
3 109 (41.13%) Java
4 100 (37.74%) UNIX
5 95 (35.85%) Linux
6 83 (31.32%) SQL
7 79 (29.81%) Oracle
7 79 (29.81%) Finance
8 71 (26.79%) Web Services
9 65 (24.53%) J2EE
9 65 (24.53%) DB2
10 57 (21.51%) Windows
11 49 (18.49%) Bash Shell
12 48 (18.11%) Retail
13 45 (16.98%) E-Commerce
14 43 (16.23%) ITIL
14 43 (16.23%) SOAP
15 42 (15.85%) JDBC
15 42 (15.85%) WebSphere MQ
16 41 (15.47%) JavaScript
16 41 (15.47%) Relational Database
17 40 (15.09%) AIX
17 40 (15.09%) JBoss
17 40 (15.09%) JMS
18 39 (14.72%) Middleware
19 38 (14.34%) Apache
20 37 (13.96%) OO
21 36 (13.58%) Internet
21 36 (13.58%) JSP
21 36 (13.58%) Oracle Database

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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
1 265 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 38 (14.34%) Apache
3 34 (12.83%) IBM HTTP Server
4 32 (12.08%) Tomcat
5 29 (10.94%) MQSeries
6 27 (10.19%) WebLogic
7 21 (7.92%) IIS
8 18 (6.79%) CICS
9 16 (6.04%) WebSphere Portal
10 14 (5.28%) WebSphere Process Server
11 9 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (2.64%) CMS
12 7 (2.64%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (2.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (1.89%) TeamSite
15 4 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (1.51%) Liferay
16 3 (1.13%) Confluence
16 3 (1.13%) FileNet
16 3 (1.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) MS Office
2 5 (1.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (4.15%) Tridion
2 10 (3.77%) JDE OneWorld
3 7 (2.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.13%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.13%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.58%) Internet
2 35 (13.21%) HTTP
3 32 (12.08%) SSL
4 27 (10.19%) LDAP
5 8 (3.02%) DNS
5 8 (3.02%) FTP
6 6 (2.26%) Firewall
7 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.51%) Intranet
8 4 (1.51%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.13%) SAN
10 1 (0.38%) DMZ
10 1 (0.38%) CTI
10 1 (0.38%) LAN
10 1 (0.38%) 2G
10 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (24.53%) DB2
2 41 (15.47%) Relational Database
3 36 (13.58%) Oracle Database
4 17 (6.42%) RDBMS
5 16 (6.04%) SQL Server
6 15 (5.66%) DTS
7 11 (4.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.64%) MySQL
9 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.75%) Informix
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.38%) MSDE
12 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (11.70%) Eclipse
2 25 (9.43%) Introscope
3 20 (7.55%) Ant
4 17 (6.42%) Subversion
5 12 (4.53%) Maven
5 12 (4.53%) JUnit
5 12 (4.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 11 (4.15%) Log4j
6 11 (4.15%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.89%) MyEclipse
8 4 (1.51%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.51%) Lombardi
8 4 (1.51%) JIRA
8 4 (1.51%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.51%) JMeter
9 2 (0.75%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.38%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.38%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 79 (29.81%) Finance
2 48 (18.11%) Retail
3 22 (8.30%) Banking
4 18 (6.79%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.77%) Back Office
6 9 (3.40%) Front Office
6 9 (3.40%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.51%) Legal
8 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.13%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.75%) Publishing
9 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.75%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 73 (27.55%) Developer
2 48 (18.11%) Java Developer
3 45 (16.98%) Administrator
4 41 (15.47%) Architect
5 37 (13.96%) Analyst
6 27 (10.19%) WebSphere Administrator
7 15 (5.66%) Deployment Analyst
8 14 (5.28%) WebSphere Specialist
9 13 (4.91%) Consultant
10 12 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (4.15%) Server Administrator
11 11 (4.15%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
12 10 (3.77%) WebSphere Developer
13 9 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (3.40%) Integration Architect
14 8 (3.02%) Applications Specialist
14 8 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (3.02%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (26.79%) Web Services
2 65 (24.53%) J2EE
3 43 (16.23%) SOAP
4 42 (15.85%) JDBC
4 42 (15.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 40 (15.09%) JMS
6 39 (14.72%) Middleware
7 36 (13.58%) Spring
7 36 (13.58%) JSP
8 35 (13.21%) XML
9 34 (12.83%) HTML
10 26 (9.81%) Struts
11 24 (9.06%) Hibernate
12 23 (8.68%) CSS
13 21 (7.92%) Servlets
13 21 (7.92%) Ajax
14 19 (7.17%) XSLT
15 17 (6.42%) EJB
15 17 (6.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 14 (5.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.15%) Mainframe
1 11 (4.15%) Web 2.0
1 11 (4.15%) DataPower
2 10 (3.77%) AS400
3 9 (3.40%) Clustering
4 8 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.64%) Derivative
6 6 (2.26%) PMI
6 6 (2.26%) iPad
7 5 (1.89%) Open Source
7 5 (1.89%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.13%) LPAR
9 2 (0.75%) Tandem
9 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.75%) Firmware
9 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) Equities
10 1 (0.38%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 100 (37.74%) UNIX
2 95 (35.85%) Linux
3 57 (21.51%) Windows
4 40 (15.09%) AIX
5 31 (11.70%) Solaris
6 26 (9.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (6.42%) SUSE
8 15 (5.66%) zOS
9 13 (4.91%) HPUX
9 13 (4.91%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.89%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.38%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.38%) CentOS
12 1 (0.38%) MVS
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.98%) E-Commerce
2 43 (16.23%) ITIL
3 37 (13.96%) OO
4 25 (9.43%) UML
5 22 (8.30%) Change Management
6 21 (7.92%) Service Delivery
7 20 (7.55%) Content Management
8 19 (7.17%) RAD
9 18 (6.79%) Migration
9 18 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (6.04%) ERP
11 15 (5.66%) SOA
12 14 (5.28%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.91%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (4.15%) Web Development
15 11 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (3.40%) Business Continuity
16 9 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (3.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (41.13%) Java
2 83 (31.32%) SQL
3 49 (18.49%) Bash Shell
4 41 (15.47%) JavaScript
5 31 (11.70%) Perl
6 29 (10.94%) Shell Script
7 25 (9.43%) Jython
8 22 (8.30%) Korn
9 18 (6.79%) Python
10 12 (4.53%) XPath
11 6 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.26%) C
12 5 (1.89%) VBA
13 2 (0.75%) JCL
13 2 (0.75%) C#
13 2 (0.75%) C++
14 1 (0.38%) COBOL
14 1 (0.38%) Groovy
14 1 (0.38%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (4.53%) SC Cleared
1 12 (4.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.02%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 8 (3.02%) Degree
2 8 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.38%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.38%) MCP
4 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.91%) QA
2 4 (1.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) RACF
2 2 (0.75%) RHEV
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.38%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (8.68%) Tivoli
2 13 (4.91%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 10 (3.77%) CA Wily
4 6 (2.26%) Puppet
5 4 (1.51%) CA SiteMinder
5 4 (1.51%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.13%) Ansible
7 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.75%) Control-M
8 1 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 132 (49.81%) IBM
2 79 (29.81%) Oracle
3 40 (15.09%) JBoss
4 27 (10.19%) ATG
5 26 (9.81%) Red Hat
6 23 (8.68%) HP
7 12 (4.53%) Citrix
8 11 (4.15%) Interwoven
8 11 (4.15%) Blue Martini
8 11 (4.15%) Elastic Path
9 10 (3.77%) JD Edwards
9 10 (3.77%) Informatica
9 10 (3.77%) Sun
9 10 (3.77%) Microsoft
10 9 (3.40%) Siebel
11 7 (2.64%) Axway
12 6 (2.26%) Dell
12 6 (2.26%) Endeca
13 5 (1.89%) CA
13 5 (1.89%) Software AG
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