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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 430 392 333
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -59
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 127 140 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.53% 1.79% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 78 94
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£425 £469 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
- -78.49%
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
8318 7835 7612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.01% 17.61% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 4759 4369
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 320 414
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.32 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -37 36 £425 -15.00% 17
South East -14 29 £425 -6.59% 3
South West -6 23 £493 -1.79% 1
North West -21 6 £750 +124.71% 3
Yorkshire -2 5 £500 -4.76% 1
West Midlands - 4 £373 - 1
East of England -5 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 253 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 155 (61.26%) IBM
3 120 (47.43%) Java
4 113 (44.66%) Linux
5 57 (22.53%) UNIX
6 55 (21.74%) Tomcat
7 54 (21.34%) Middleware
8 52 (20.55%) Apache
8 52 (20.55%) Oracle
9 51 (20.16%) ITIL
9 51 (20.16%) HTTP
9 51 (20.16%) Finance
10 47 (18.58%) WebSphere MQ
10 47 (18.58%) SQL
11 45 (17.79%) XML
12 42 (16.60%) SSL
13 41 (16.21%) Windows
13 41 (16.21%) AIX
14 40 (15.81%) IBM HTTP Server
14 40 (15.81%) WebSphere Process Server
14 40 (15.81%) Spring
15 38 (15.02%) JBoss
15 38 (15.02%) DB2
15 38 (15.02%) HTML
16 35 (13.83%) Perl
16 35 (13.83%) Web Services
17 34 (13.44%) Jython
17 34 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (13.04%) JMS
18 33 (13.04%) Bash Shell

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 253 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 55 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 52 (20.55%) Apache
4 40 (15.81%) IBM HTTP Server
4 40 (15.81%) WebSphere Process Server
5 38 (15.02%) JBoss
6 28 (11.07%) WebLogic
7 27 (10.67%) IIS
8 19 (7.51%) SharePoint
8 19 (7.51%) WebSphere Portal
8 19 (7.51%) Adobe CQ
9 15 (5.93%) FileNet
10 8 (3.16%) CICS
11 7 (2.77%) MQSeries
12 6 (2.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (2.37%) Quickr
13 5 (1.98%) CMS
14 4 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (1.19%) GlassFish
Applications
1 11 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.56%) MS Project
2 9 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.58%) SPSS
3 4 (1.58%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.37%) Amazon S3
1 6 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.37%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.16%) HTTP
2 42 (16.60%) SSL
3 16 (6.32%) LDAP
3 16 (6.32%) DNS
4 10 (3.95%) Internet
5 6 (2.37%) Intranet
5 6 (2.37%) Firewall
5 6 (2.37%) SMTP
5 6 (2.37%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.58%) SAN
6 4 (1.58%) FTP
7 1 (0.40%) LAN
7 1 (0.40%) WAN
7 1 (0.40%) DMZ
7 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.40%) NAS
7 1 (0.40%) FCoE
7 1 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.40%) Multicast
7 1 (0.40%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.02%) DB2
2 32 (12.65%) Relational Database
3 23 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 15 (5.93%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.16%) IBM InfoSphere
6 7 (2.77%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.58%) MySQL
8 3 (1.19%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.19%) Big Data
9 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.40%) MS Access
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 15 (5.93%) Introscope
2 15 (5.93%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.53%) Maven
4 9 (3.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 9 (3.56%) JUnit
5 8 (3.16%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.16%) Subversion
6 7 (2.77%) Ant
7 6 (2.37%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.98%) JMeter
8 5 (1.98%) Hudson
9 4 (1.58%) Rational Application Developer
10 3 (1.19%) JIRA
10 3 (1.19%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.19%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.79%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.40%) VisualVM
12 1 (0.40%) JProfiler
General
1 51 (20.16%) Finance
2 30 (11.86%) Banking
3 18 (7.11%) Retail
4 13 (5.14%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.77%) Back Office
6 4 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.79%) Publishing
7 2 (0.79%) Legal
7 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.79%) International Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 77 (30.43%) Developer
2 52 (20.55%) Administrator
3 36 (14.23%) Java Developer
4 23 (9.09%) Consultant
5 22 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
6 18 (7.11%) WebSphere Specialist
7 14 (5.53%) Architect
8 12 (4.74%) Software Engineer
8 12 (4.74%) Applications Specialist
8 12 (4.74%) Server Specialist
8 12 (4.74%) WebSphere Server Specialist
9 11 (4.35%) Analyst
9 11 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.95%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.95%) UNIX Administrator
10 10 (3.95%) WebSphere Developer
11 9 (3.56%) WebSphere Consultant
11 9 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.16%) WebSphere Engineer
12 8 (3.16%) FileNet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (21.34%) Middleware
2 47 (18.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 45 (17.79%) XML
4 40 (15.81%) Spring
5 38 (15.02%) HTML
6 35 (13.83%) Web Services
7 33 (13.04%) JMS
8 30 (11.86%) J2EE
9 28 (11.07%) JDBC
10 27 (10.67%) CSS
11 26 (10.28%) Hibernate
12 25 (9.88%) JSP
12 25 (9.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 21 (8.30%) SOAP
13 21 (8.30%) Ajax
14 20 (7.91%) REST
15 19 (7.51%) Worklight
16 18 (7.11%) Struts
16 18 (7.11%) .NET
17 14 (5.53%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.14%) DataPower
2 12 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.95%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.56%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.37%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.98%) PKI
6 5 (1.98%) Open Source
6 5 (1.98%) iPad
6 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.58%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.19%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.79%) HACMP
9 2 (0.79%) PMI
9 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.40%) Social Media
10 1 (0.40%) iSeries
10 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.40%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 113 (44.66%) Linux
2 57 (22.53%) UNIX
3 41 (16.21%) Windows
3 41 (16.21%) AIX
4 27 (10.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (8.30%) Solaris
6 17 (6.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 10 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.77%) zOS
9 6 (2.37%) SUSE
10 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.16%) ITIL
2 34 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (9.09%) OO
4 22 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 20 (7.91%) SOA
6 19 (7.51%) Scrum
6 19 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (7.11%) UML
8 17 (6.72%) TDD
9 16 (6.32%) Project Management
10 15 (5.93%) Release Management
11 14 (5.53%) Problem Management
11 14 (5.53%) Software Engineering
11 14 (5.53%) Change Management
12 13 (5.14%) TOGAF
12 13 (5.14%) SysML
12 13 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (4.74%) Test Management
13 12 (4.74%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (4.74%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (47.43%) Java
2 47 (18.58%) SQL
3 35 (13.83%) Perl
4 34 (13.44%) Jython
5 33 (13.04%) Bash Shell
6 30 (11.86%) JavaScript
7 29 (11.46%) Shell Script
8 20 (7.91%) Python
9 10 (3.95%) Korn
10 8 (3.16%) C#
11 7 (2.77%) C-shell
11 7 (2.77%) C
12 6 (2.37%) Scala
12 6 (2.37%) REXX
13 4 (1.58%) AWK
14 3 (1.19%) PHP
14 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.40%) Groovy
16 1 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.95%) Degree
4 8 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.37%) IBM Certification
7 3 (1.19%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.14%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (3.95%) Shibboleth
2 6 (2.37%) RACF
3 5 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.19%) Xen
4 3 (1.19%) Firmware
5 2 (0.79%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.79%) Squid
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.40%) NFS
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.40%) SRDF
6 1 (0.40%) KVM
6 1 (0.40%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 16 (6.32%) Tivoli
2 9 (3.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 7 (2.77%) Puppet
4 6 (2.37%) OMEGAMON
5 4 (1.58%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.79%) Nagios
6 2 (0.79%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.79%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.79%) Ansible
7 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 155 (61.26%) IBM
2 52 (20.55%) Oracle
3 31 (12.25%) Red Hat
4 17 (6.72%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.93%) AppDynamics
6 14 (5.53%) Software AG
7 13 (5.14%) HP
7 13 (5.14%) Adobe
8 9 (3.56%) Cognos
8 9 (3.56%) ATG
8 9 (3.56%) VMware
9 7 (2.77%) Kofax
10 6 (2.37%) Lotus
10 6 (2.37%) SAP
11 5 (1.98%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.98%) Informatica
12 4 (1.58%) ILOG
13 3 (1.19%) Axway
13 3 (1.19%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.19%) Siebel
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