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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 462 416 390
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -26
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 124 140 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.33% 1.64% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 76 91
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 £29.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -
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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
9335 8561 7853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.42% 17.88% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6016 5205 4506
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 346 411
Average hourly rate £20.60 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -20 47 £419 +4.68% 11
South East -43 21 £440 -2.22% 2
East of England +3 13 £338 +21.62% 2
South West -7 10 £485 +61.66% 1
North West -7 9 £375 +25.00% 3
West Midlands +2 8 £425 - 1
Yorkshire -16 7 £438 +2.94% 2
North East -18 7 £282 +7.94%
East Midlands - 1 - -
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 301 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 156 (51.83%) Java
2 156 (51.83%) Linux
3 131 (43.52%) IBM
4 113 (37.54%) UNIX
5 80 (26.58%) DB2
6 74 (24.58%) Windows
7 70 (23.26%) AIX
8 67 (22.26%) WebSphere MQ
9 66 (21.93%) Oracle
10 65 (21.59%) Finance
11 57 (18.94%) Introscope
12 54 (17.94%) JBoss
13 52 (17.28%) ITIL
14 50 (16.61%) Solaris
14 50 (16.61%) Jython
15 49 (16.28%) XML
16 47 (15.61%) Apache
17 44 (14.62%) SQL
18 42 (13.95%) Migration
19 41 (13.62%) Middleware
19 41 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
21 39 (12.96%) E-Commerce
22 38 (12.62%) WebLogic
22 38 (12.62%) Tomcat
23 37 (12.29%) HTTP
23 37 (12.29%) zOS
23 37 (12.29%) Java EE
24 36 (11.96%) CA Wily

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 301 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 54 (17.94%) JBoss
3 47 (15.61%) Apache
4 38 (12.62%) Tomcat
4 38 (12.62%) WebLogic
5 36 (11.96%) WebSphere Process Server
6 32 (10.63%) CICS
7 28 (9.30%) WebSphere Portal
8 26 (8.64%) IBM HTTP Server
8 26 (8.64%) IIS
9 20 (6.64%) FileNet
10 12 (3.99%) MQSeries
11 10 (3.32%) WebLogic Portal
12 8 (2.66%) SharePoint
13 7 (2.33%) Commerce Server
14 5 (1.66%) Confluence
14 5 (1.66%) GlassFish
15 4 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
16 3 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.33%) MS Project
1 1 (0.33%) MS Office
1 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.66%) RMDS
2 5 (1.66%) Tridion
3 4 (1.33%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.65%) Amazon S3
1 11 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (3.65%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.29%) HTTP
2 27 (8.97%) TCP/IP
3 26 (8.64%) SSL
3 26 (8.64%) LDAP
4 20 (6.64%) Firewall
5 18 (5.98%) DNS
6 15 (4.98%) BIG-IP
7 8 (2.66%) Internet
8 7 (2.33%) DMZ
9 5 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.33%) Network Security
10 4 (1.33%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.33%) SAN
11 1 (0.33%) FTP
11 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (26.58%) DB2
2 22 (7.31%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.98%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.32%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.65%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.99%) Big Data
7 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.66%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (1.33%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.33%) MySQL
10 1 (0.33%) Informix
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 57 (18.94%) Introscope
2 22 (7.31%) JUnit
3 17 (5.65%) Eclipse
4 16 (5.32%) Ant
5 13 (4.32%) Subversion
5 13 (4.32%) Cucumber
6 12 (3.99%) Maven
7 10 (3.32%) JMeter
8 6 (1.99%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 5 (1.66%) Log4j
9 5 (1.66%) JIRA
10 4 (1.33%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.33%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.33%) ClearCase
11 3 (1.00%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.00%) ClearQuest
11 3 (1.00%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.00%) Rational Application Developer
11 3 (1.00%) Selenium
12 2 (0.66%) JBehave
General
1 65 (21.59%) Finance
2 28 (9.30%) Banking
3 16 (5.32%) Retail
4 15 (4.98%) Back Office
5 7 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.33%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.99%) Front Office
7 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
7 2 (0.66%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 86 (28.57%) Developer
2 57 (18.94%) Administrator
3 40 (13.29%) Java Developer
4 37 (12.29%) WebSphere Administrator
5 33 (10.96%) Analyst
6 27 (8.97%) WebSphere Specialist
7 23 (7.64%) WebSphere Developer
8 21 (6.98%) Server Specialist
8 21 (6.98%) Applications Specialist
9 20 (6.64%) Architect
9 20 (6.64%) WebSphere Server Specialist
10 17 (5.65%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
10 17 (5.65%) Consultant
10 17 (5.65%) Support Analyst
10 17 (5.65%) Server Administrator
11 16 (5.32%) Technical Analyst
11 16 (5.32%) Applications Support
12 14 (4.65%) Senior Developer
13 13 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (3.32%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (22.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 49 (16.28%) XML
3 41 (13.62%) Middleware
4 37 (12.29%) Java EE
5 36 (11.96%) Spring
5 36 (11.96%) Web Services
6 33 (10.96%) J2EE
7 32 (10.63%) HTML
8 27 (8.97%) .NET
9 25 (8.31%) SOAP
10 23 (7.64%) EJB
11 20 (6.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 20 (6.64%) REST
12 19 (6.31%) JMS
13 18 (5.98%) Struts
14 17 (5.65%) CSS
15 16 (5.32%) JSP
15 16 (5.32%) JSON
16 15 (4.98%) HTML5
16 15 (4.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.63%) LPAR
3 22 (7.31%) Mainframe
4 19 (6.31%) Clustering
5 18 (5.98%) DataPower
6 10 (3.32%) PKI
7 7 (2.33%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.99%) Replication
9 5 (1.66%) Web 2.0
9 5 (1.66%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.00%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (1.00%) User Experience
11 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.66%) iPad
12 2 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.66%) BYOD
12 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 156 (51.83%) Linux
2 113 (37.54%) UNIX
3 74 (24.58%) Windows
4 70 (23.26%) AIX
5 50 (16.61%) Solaris
6 37 (12.29%) zOS
7 23 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.99%) HPUX
11 5 (1.66%) SUSE
12 3 (1.00%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.00%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.33%) i5/OS
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.28%) ITIL
2 42 (13.95%) Migration
3 40 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (12.96%) E-Commerce
5 22 (7.31%) Load Balancing
6 19 (6.31%) TDD
7 16 (5.32%) OO
7 16 (5.32%) Change Management
7 16 (5.32%) BDD
7 16 (5.32%) Mentoring
8 14 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 14 (4.65%) Risk Management
8 14 (4.65%) Web Development
9 13 (4.32%) Release Management
9 13 (4.32%) DevOps
10 12 (3.99%) High Availability
10 12 (3.99%) Waterfall
10 12 (3.99%) UML
11 11 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (3.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 156 (51.83%) Java
2 50 (16.61%) Jython
3 44 (14.62%) SQL
4 36 (11.96%) Perl
5 32 (10.63%) Python
6 25 (8.31%) JavaScript
7 24 (7.97%) Shell Script
7 24 (7.97%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.66%) Korn
8 5 (1.66%) XPath
9 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.00%) Tcl
9 3 (1.00%) PHP
10 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.66%) C#
10 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.66%) Scala
11 1 (0.33%) R
11 1 (0.33%) XQuery
11 1 (0.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.31%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.33%) IBM Certification
3 7 (2.33%) Degree
4 3 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.32%) QA
System Software
1 12 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 36 (11.96%) CA Wily
2 11 (3.65%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (1.99%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.00%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.33%) SCCM
6 1 (0.33%) yum
6 1 (0.33%) Puppet
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 131 (43.52%) IBM
2 66 (21.93%) Oracle
3 24 (7.97%) Red Hat
4 23 (7.64%) CA
5 16 (5.32%) ATG
5 16 (5.32%) F5
6 14 (4.65%) AppDynamics
7 12 (3.99%) TIBCO
8 10 (3.32%) Sybase
9 9 (2.99%) Axway
10 8 (2.66%) Kofax
10 8 (2.66%) Siebel
10 8 (2.66%) Informatica
11 7 (2.33%) Sun
11 7 (2.33%) Cognos
11 7 (2.33%) VMware
12 6 (1.99%) HP
13 5 (1.66%) Business Objects
13 5 (1.66%) Interwoven
13 5 (1.66%) Blue Martini
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