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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 451 491 456
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -35
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 171 127 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.96% 1.45% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 77 75
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £50.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +70.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +28.20%
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
8717 8767 8329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.64% 17.51% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5907 5592 5064
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 295 335
Median hourly rate £20.89 £21.00 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +20 74 £450 +12.50% 2
North West +15 32 £400 +6.66% 1
South East -5 24 £475 +5.55% 3
North East -47 18 £298 +5.49%
Yorkshire +7 10 £475 +11.76%
East Midlands +6 9 £450 -
South West -4 3 £413 -14.94%
East of England +1 1 £363 +7.40%
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 320 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 184 (57.50%) IBM
3 172 (53.75%) Java
4 162 (50.63%) Linux
5 127 (39.69%) Oracle
6 116 (36.25%) Middleware
7 108 (33.75%) J2EE
8 101 (31.56%) Unix
9 93 (29.06%) Finance
10 89 (27.81%) AIX
10 89 (27.81%) WebLogic
11 86 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
12 80 (25.00%) Web Services
13 76 (23.75%) SSL
13 76 (23.75%) WebSphere MQ
14 74 (23.13%) SQL
15 71 (22.19%) Apache
16 64 (20.00%) XML
17 62 (19.38%) ITIL
18 61 (19.06%) HTTP
19 60 (18.75%) IBM HTTP Server
20 59 (18.44%) Shell Script
21 58 (18.13%) Perl
22 54 (16.88%) DB2
23 53 (16.56%) Spring
24 51 (15.94%) JBoss
25 50 (15.63%) Windows
25 50 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 47 (14.69%) JUnit
26 47 (14.69%) Analytical Skills

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
1 320 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 89 (27.81%) WebLogic
3 71 (22.19%) Apache
4 60 (18.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 51 (15.94%) JBoss
6 38 (11.88%) Tomcat
7 26 (8.13%) WebSphere Process Server
8 24 (7.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 19 (5.94%) MQSeries
10 17 (5.31%) WebSphere Portal
11 16 (5.00%) iPlanet
11 16 (5.00%) Tuxedo
12 14 (4.38%) Oracle Application Server
13 12 (3.75%) IIS
14 11 (3.44%) AquaLogic
15 10 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (3.13%) FileNet
16 8 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
16 8 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
17 7 (2.19%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.31%) MS Office
1 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (3.44%) OpenText MBPM
3 5 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.31%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.06%) Amazon S3
3 12 (3.75%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.94%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.31%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (23.75%) SSL
2 61 (19.06%) HTTP
3 38 (11.88%) DNS
4 16 (5.00%) Firewall
5 15 (4.69%) LDAP
6 13 (4.06%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.19%) FTP
7 7 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.19%) Network Security
8 5 (1.56%) HTTPS
8 5 (1.56%) Internet
9 4 (1.25%) SMTP
9 4 (1.25%) SNMP
10 3 (0.94%) NAS
10 3 (0.94%) SAN
11 2 (0.63%) Intranet
11 2 (0.63%) WinSCP
12 1 (0.31%) ATM
12 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.88%) DB2
2 40 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.81%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.88%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.56%) Big Data
8 3 (0.94%) MySQL
9 2 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.63%) MS Access
9 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.31%) Adabas
10 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.31%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (14.69%) JUnit
2 40 (12.50%) Introscope
3 28 (8.75%) Jenkins
4 23 (7.19%) Git (software)
5 20 (6.25%) JIRA
5 20 (6.25%) Subversion
6 18 (5.63%) Maven
7 12 (3.75%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.44%) Eclipse
8 11 (3.44%) Rational Application Developer
8 11 (3.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (2.81%) Vagrant
10 8 (2.50%) Selenium
10 8 (2.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 6 (1.88%) Ant
12 4 (1.25%) ClearQuest
13 3 (0.94%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.94%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.63%) Hudson
14 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 93 (29.06%) Finance
2 35 (10.94%) Banking
3 19 (5.94%) Retail
4 10 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.19%) Publishing
6 6 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.56%) Back Office
8 4 (1.25%) Front Office
8 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Legal
9 2 (0.63%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 84 (26.25%) Developer
2 57 (17.81%) Administrator
2 57 (17.81%) Java Developer
3 38 (11.88%) WebSphere Administrator
4 24 (7.50%) Architect
5 21 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (5.94%) Consultant
6 19 (5.94%) WebSphere Engineer
7 16 (5.00%) Agile Developer
7 16 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 16 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 16 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 16 (5.00%) Server Administrator
8 15 (4.69%) WebSphere Specialist
9 14 (4.38%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.38%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 14 (4.38%) WebSphere Consultant
10 13 (4.06%) WebSphere Developer
11 12 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (36.25%) Middleware
2 108 (33.75%) J2EE
3 80 (25.00%) Web Services
4 76 (23.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 64 (20.00%) XML
6 53 (16.56%) Spring
7 40 (12.50%) EJB
8 37 (11.56%) JSP
9 36 (11.25%) IBM Integration Bus
10 33 (10.31%) Hibernate
11 32 (10.00%) HTML
12 29 (9.06%) SOAP
13 23 (7.19%) XSLT
14 22 (6.88%) JAXB
15 20 (6.25%) JDBC
16 18 (5.63%) REST
16 18 (5.63%) WSDL
17 16 (5.00%) Ajax
17 16 (5.00%) HTML5
17 16 (5.00%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.31%) DataPower
3 28 (8.75%) Clustering
4 16 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.06%) IVR
6 9 (2.81%) Hedge funds
6 9 (2.81%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.81%) Private Cloud
6 9 (2.81%) Web 2.0
7 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.25%) Biometrics
8 4 (1.25%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.25%) FMCG
8 4 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.94%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.94%) Derivative
9 3 (0.94%) Equities
9 3 (0.94%) PKI
9 3 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 162 (50.63%) Linux
2 101 (31.56%) Unix
3 89 (27.81%) AIX
4 50 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (15.63%) Windows
5 40 (12.50%) Solaris
6 31 (9.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 18 (5.63%) Windows Server
8 15 (4.69%) zOS
9 14 (4.38%) OS/390
10 9 (2.81%) CentOS
11 8 (2.50%) SUSE
12 6 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.63%) HPUX
16 1 (0.31%) Debian
16 1 (0.31%) Fedora
16 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (19.38%) ITIL
3 36 (11.25%) OO
4 35 (10.94%) DevOps
5 34 (10.63%) Configuration Management
6 30 (9.38%) SOA
7 27 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (7.19%) Change Management
8 23 (7.19%) Scrum
8 23 (7.19%) Software Engineering
8 23 (7.19%) TDD
9 22 (6.88%) E-Commerce
9 22 (6.88%) Web Development
10 19 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (5.94%) Migration
11 18 (5.63%) High Availability
11 18 (5.63%) Problem Management
11 18 (5.63%) Project Management
11 18 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (5.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 172 (53.75%) Java
2 74 (23.13%) SQL
3 59 (18.44%) Shell Script
4 58 (18.13%) Perl
5 45 (14.06%) Jython
6 41 (12.81%) Python
7 25 (7.81%) Bash Shell
7 25 (7.81%) JavaScript
8 16 (5.00%) C++
9 15 (4.69%) C
9 15 (4.69%) Korn
10 14 (4.38%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.50%) PHP
12 5 (1.56%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.25%) VBScript
13 4 (1.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 3 (0.94%) COBOL
14 3 (0.94%) Ruby
15 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.31%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (10.94%) Degree
2 23 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.50%) Sun Certification
6 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.94%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.06%) QA
2 6 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.94%) SEPA
System Software
1 15 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.50%) Docker
3 8 (2.50%) vSphere
4 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.94%) Sendmail
6 3 (0.94%) XenServer
7 2 (0.63%) Firmware
7 2 (0.63%) Samba
7 2 (0.63%) Squid
7 2 (0.63%) Xen
8 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.31%) NFS
8 1 (0.31%) Postfix
8 1 (0.31%) qmail
8 1 (0.31%) RACF
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 31 (9.69%) Puppet
2 20 (6.25%) Ansible
3 18 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (5.31%) CA Wily
5 9 (2.81%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.25%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.94%) Salt
8 2 (0.63%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.63%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.63%) DameWare
8 2 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.63%) nmon
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.63%) SCCM
8 2 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 184 (57.50%) IBM
2 127 (39.69%) Oracle
3 40 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 34 (10.63%) ATG
5 27 (8.44%) Axway
6 25 (7.81%) Sun
7 21 (6.56%) HP
7 21 (6.56%) Microsoft
8 19 (5.94%) AppDynamics
9 18 (5.63%) VMware
10 17 (5.31%) Informatica
11 16 (5.00%) Siebel
12 10 (3.13%) Adobe
12 10 (3.13%) BEA
12 10 (3.13%) CA
12 10 (3.13%) Fujitsu
13 8 (2.50%) hybris
13 8 (2.50%) Pega
14 4 (1.25%) Avaya
14 4 (1.25%) Nortel