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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 443 420 356
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -64
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 138 140 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.48% 1.65% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 82 102
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£370 £450 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £573 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
9323 8493 9555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.77% 17.64% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5730 5152 5433
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 350 475
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 +6 60 £377 -22.76% 4
South East -22 25 £459 +24.47% 2
West Midlands +1 16 £370 -6.26% 1
North West -5 11 £333 -24.00% 3
South West - 9 £393 -
East Midlands +7 8 £425 -2.85% 2
East of England -22 7 £295 -9.23% 3
Yorkshire 0 3 £195 -62.85% 2
North East -35 1 £335 +39.58%
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 281 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 139 (49.47%) IBM
3 132 (46.98%) Java
4 104 (37.01%) Linux
5 83 (29.54%) Oracle
6 80 (28.47%) Finance
7 72 (25.62%) SQL
8 70 (24.91%) UNIX
9 67 (23.84%) Middleware
10 66 (23.49%) J2EE
11 62 (22.06%) Windows
11 62 (22.06%) Web Services
12 59 (21.00%) JMS
13 57 (20.28%) HTTP
13 57 (20.28%) SSL
14 56 (19.93%) Apache
15 54 (19.22%) Spring
16 51 (18.15%) DB2
17 50 (17.79%) IBM HTTP Server
18 49 (17.44%) SOAP
19 48 (17.08%) XML
20 46 (16.37%) JBoss
20 46 (16.37%) JavaScript
20 46 (16.37%) Jython
20 46 (16.37%) Retail
21 45 (16.01%) JDBC
21 45 (16.01%) ITIL
22 44 (15.66%) OO
22 44 (15.66%) Bash Shell
23 41 (14.59%) AIX

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 281 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 56 (19.93%) Apache
3 50 (17.79%) IBM HTTP Server
4 37 (13.17%) Tomcat
5 31 (11.03%) WebLogic
6 27 (9.61%) WebSphere Process Server
7 20 (7.12%) MQSeries
8 17 (6.05%) IIS
9 16 (5.69%) WebSphere Portal
10 14 (4.98%) Adobe CQ
11 12 (4.27%) SharePoint
12 10 (3.56%) CMS
13 9 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (3.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (2.14%) CICS
14 6 (2.14%) Quickr
15 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (1.42%) Liferay
16 3 (1.07%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.20%) MS Project
2 9 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.85%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) SPSS
4 1 (0.36%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.56%) JDE OneWorld
2 7 (2.49%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 5 (1.78%) Tridion
4 3 (1.07%) WebTrends
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 57 (20.28%) HTTP
1 57 (20.28%) SSL
2 34 (12.10%) Internet
3 20 (7.12%) LDAP
4 12 (4.27%) DNS
5 11 (3.91%) FTP
6 10 (3.56%) Intranet
6 10 (3.56%) Firewall
7 8 (2.85%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.42%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.71%) SMTP
10 1 (0.36%) LAN
10 1 (0.36%) Extranet
10 1 (0.36%) SAN
10 1 (0.36%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.15%) DB2
2 29 (10.32%) Relational Database
3 28 (9.96%) Oracle Database
4 24 (8.54%) SQL Server
5 15 (5.34%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (3.20%) DTS
7 7 (2.49%) MySQL
8 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.07%) Big Data
10 2 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.71%) Informix
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.36%) MS Access
11 1 (0.36%) MSDE
11 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (11.39%) Introscope
2 29 (10.32%) Eclipse
3 16 (5.69%) Maven
4 15 (5.34%) Ant
4 15 (5.34%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.27%) Subversion
6 7 (2.49%) JUnit
6 7 (2.49%) JMeter
7 5 (1.78%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 5 (1.78%) Log4j
7 5 (1.78%) JIRA
7 5 (1.78%) MyEclipse
7 5 (1.78%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.07%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (0.71%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.36%) Lombardi
10 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 80 (28.47%) Finance
2 46 (16.37%) Retail
3 25 (8.90%) Banking
4 10 (3.56%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.56%) Back Office
5 9 (3.20%) Front Office
6 8 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.14%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.07%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.07%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Marketing
9 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.71%) Publishing
9 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.71%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
10 1 (0.36%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (32.03%) Developer
2 52 (18.51%) Java Developer
3 41 (14.59%) Administrator
4 39 (13.88%) Architect
5 25 (8.90%) Analyst
6 21 (7.47%) Consultant
7 20 (7.12%) WebSphere Administrator
8 15 (5.34%) Software Engineer
9 14 (4.98%) WebSphere Specialist
10 13 (4.63%) WebSphere Developer
11 11 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (3.91%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.91%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.56%) WebSphere Consultant
12 10 (3.56%) Server Administrator
12 10 (3.56%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
13 9 (3.20%) Deployment Analyst
13 9 (3.20%) Middleware Engineer
13 9 (3.20%) Integration Architect
14 8 (2.85%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (23.84%) Middleware
2 66 (23.49%) J2EE
3 62 (22.06%) Web Services
4 59 (21.00%) JMS
5 54 (19.22%) Spring
6 49 (17.44%) SOAP
7 48 (17.08%) XML
8 45 (16.01%) JDBC
9 39 (13.88%) JSP
9 39 (13.88%) HTML
10 35 (12.46%) Hibernate
11 34 (12.10%) WebSphere MQ
12 33 (11.74%) CSS
13 28 (9.96%) Struts
14 25 (8.90%) Ajax
15 23 (8.19%) Worklight
16 20 (7.12%) Java EE
17 19 (6.76%) REST
18 17 (6.05%) Servlets
19 16 (5.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.27%) Mainframe
3 10 (3.56%) AS400
4 9 (3.20%) Clustering
5 8 (2.85%) PMI
5 8 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.85%) DataPower
5 8 (2.85%) iPad
6 7 (2.49%) Derivative
7 5 (1.78%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.42%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.42%) Open Source
8 4 (1.42%) Firmware
8 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.07%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.07%) LPAR
10 2 (0.71%) HACMP
10 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.71%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 104 (37.01%) Linux
2 70 (24.91%) UNIX
3 62 (22.06%) Windows
4 41 (14.59%) AIX
5 28 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (6.05%) SUSE
7 15 (5.34%) Solaris
8 9 (3.20%) zOS
9 7 (2.49%) HPUX
10 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.78%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.36%) Android
13 1 (0.36%) MVS
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.01%) ITIL
2 44 (15.66%) OO
3 38 (13.52%) E-Commerce
4 37 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (10.32%) UML
6 28 (9.96%) SOA
7 24 (8.54%) Change Management
8 22 (7.83%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (7.12%) Scrum
9 20 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (6.76%) Content Management
10 19 (6.76%) Migration
11 17 (6.05%) Software Engineering
12 16 (5.69%) TOGAF
12 16 (5.69%) Release Management
13 15 (5.34%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (5.34%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (4.98%) Requirements Management
14 14 (4.98%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 132 (46.98%) Java
2 72 (25.62%) SQL
3 46 (16.37%) JavaScript
3 46 (16.37%) Jython
4 44 (15.66%) Bash Shell
5 40 (14.23%) Shell Script
6 36 (12.81%) Perl
7 24 (8.54%) Python
8 16 (5.69%) Korn
9 8 (2.85%) C
10 7 (2.49%) C-shell
11 6 (2.14%) C#
11 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.78%) VBA
12 5 (1.78%) XPath
13 4 (1.42%) Scala
14 3 (1.07%) REXX
14 3 (1.07%) PHP
15 2 (0.71%) C++
15 2 (0.71%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (5.34%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.20%) Degree
4 8 (2.85%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 8 (2.85%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.07%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.36%) MCP
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.36%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.34%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.49%) Shibboleth
2 4 (1.42%) RACF
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.71%) RHEV
4 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.71%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (4.63%) Tivoli
2 11 (3.91%) Puppet
3 10 (3.56%) CA Wily
4 5 (1.78%) CA SiteMinder
5 4 (1.42%) BladeLogic
5 4 (1.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.07%) Ansible
7 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.71%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.36%) Control-M
8 1 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 139 (49.47%) IBM
2 83 (29.54%) Oracle
3 46 (16.37%) JBoss
4 27 (9.61%) Red Hat
5 26 (9.25%) ATG
6 20 (7.12%) Microsoft
7 18 (6.41%) HP
8 14 (4.98%) Software AG
9 12 (4.27%) Citrix
10 10 (3.56%) JD Edwards
11 8 (2.85%) Endeca
12 7 (2.49%) Informatica
13 6 (2.14%) CA
13 6 (2.14%) Lotus
13 6 (2.14%) VMware
13 6 (2.14%) SAP
14 5 (1.78%) Business Objects
14 5 (1.78%) Interwoven
14 5 (1.78%) Siebel
14 5 (1.78%) Blue Martini
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