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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 445 410 326
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -84
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 139 156 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.32% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 1.86% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 86 124
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£380 £455 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.42% +9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £334 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £585 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £438 £415
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +5.42%
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% -
WebSphere Application Server
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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
9311 8370 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.39% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5632 4982 5443
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 358 441
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 August 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 August 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 -6 57 £380 -23.95% 8
South East -29 27 £538 +19.44% 2
West Midlands +3 17 £370 -6.26% 1
East of England -18 10 £324 +3.60% 3
South West - 10 £346 - 1
East Midlands 0 8 £425 -5.55% 1
North West -22 6 £333 -24.00% 2
Yorkshire +2 3 - - 2
North East -20 2 £340 +41.66% 1
WebSphere Application Server
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 270 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 133 (49.26%) IBM
3 126 (46.67%) Java
4 100 (37.04%) Linux
5 81 (30.00%) SQL
5 81 (30.00%) Oracle
6 80 (29.63%) Finance
7 77 (28.52%) UNIX
8 71 (26.30%) Web Services
9 69 (25.56%) J2EE
10 58 (21.48%) Windows
11 57 (21.11%) Middleware
12 53 (19.63%) DB2
13 51 (18.89%) Apache
13 51 (18.89%) JMS
13 51 (18.89%) Spring
14 49 (18.15%) JDBC
15 48 (17.78%) Bash Shell
16 47 (17.41%) HTTP
17 46 (17.04%) JavaScript
18 45 (16.67%) Retail
19 44 (16.30%) XML
19 44 (16.30%) SOAP
19 44 (16.30%) SSL
20 43 (15.93%) JBoss
20 43 (15.93%) JSP
20 43 (15.93%) IBM HTTP Server
21 42 (15.56%) OO
21 42 (15.56%) ITIL
22 41 (15.19%) Tomcat

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 270 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 51 (18.89%) Apache
3 43 (15.93%) IBM HTTP Server
4 41 (15.19%) Tomcat
5 30 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 24 (8.89%) MQSeries
7 22 (8.15%) IIS
8 18 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
9 14 (5.19%) WebSphere Portal
10 13 (4.81%) Adobe CQ
11 11 (4.07%) CICS
12 10 (3.70%) CMS
13 9 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (3.33%) SharePoint
14 8 (2.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (1.48%) Liferay
16 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (1.11%) Quickr
16 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.96%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) MS Project
3 5 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) SPSS
4 1 (0.37%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 10 (3.70%) JDE OneWorld
2 7 (2.59%) Tridion
2 7 (2.59%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.74%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.41%) HTTP
2 44 (16.30%) SSL
3 34 (12.59%) Internet
4 21 (7.78%) LDAP
5 12 (4.44%) DNS
6 10 (3.70%) FTP
6 10 (3.70%) Firewall
7 8 (2.96%) Intranet
8 7 (2.59%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.48%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.74%) SAN
11 1 (0.37%) DMZ
11 1 (0.37%) CTI
11 1 (0.37%) LAN
11 1 (0.37%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.63%) DB2
2 39 (14.44%) Relational Database
3 32 (11.85%) Oracle Database
4 20 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 18 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 11 (4.07%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (4.07%) DTS
7 7 (2.59%) MySQL
8 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.74%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.74%) Informix
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.37%) MS Access
11 1 (0.37%) MSDE
11 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (11.48%) Eclipse
2 30 (11.11%) Introscope
3 18 (6.67%) Ant
4 17 (6.30%) Maven
5 14 (5.19%) Jenkins
6 13 (4.81%) Subversion
7 9 (3.33%) JUnit
8 8 (2.96%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 7 (2.59%) JMeter
9 7 (2.59%) Log4j
10 5 (1.85%) ClearCase
10 5 (1.85%) MyEclipse
11 4 (1.48%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.48%) JIRA
12 3 (1.11%) Rational Application Developer
13 2 (0.74%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.74%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.74%) Lombardi
14 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (29.63%) Finance
2 45 (16.67%) Retail
3 23 (8.52%) Banking
4 12 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.70%) Back Office
6 9 (3.33%) Front Office
7 4 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.48%) Legal
8 3 (1.11%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.74%) Publishing
9 2 (0.74%) Automotive
9 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.37%) French Language
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 84 (31.11%) Developer
2 54 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 41 (15.19%) Administrator
4 40 (14.81%) Architect
5 30 (11.11%) Analyst
6 21 (7.78%) WebSphere Administrator
7 17 (6.30%) Consultant
8 15 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
9 11 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (4.07%) Server Administrator
9 11 (4.07%) Software Engineer
9 11 (4.07%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.07%) WebSphere Developer
9 11 (4.07%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 11 (4.07%) Deployment Analyst
10 10 (3.70%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.33%) Integration Architect
12 8 (2.96%) Applications Specialist
12 8 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.96%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (26.30%) Web Services
2 69 (25.56%) J2EE
3 57 (21.11%) Middleware
4 51 (18.89%) JMS
4 51 (18.89%) Spring
5 49 (18.15%) JDBC
6 44 (16.30%) SOAP
6 44 (16.30%) XML
7 43 (15.93%) JSP
8 39 (14.44%) HTML
9 35 (12.96%) Hibernate
10 32 (11.85%) CSS
11 31 (11.48%) WebSphere MQ
12 30 (11.11%) Struts
13 25 (9.26%) Ajax
14 21 (7.78%) Servlets
15 20 (7.41%) Java EE
16 18 (6.67%) Worklight
16 18 (6.67%) XSLT
17 15 (5.56%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.70%) Mainframe
1 10 (3.70%) AS400
2 9 (3.33%) Clustering
2 9 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.96%) DataPower
3 8 (2.96%) iPad
4 7 (2.59%) Web 2.0
4 7 (2.59%) Derivative
4 7 (2.59%) PMI
5 4 (1.48%) Firmware
5 4 (1.48%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.48%) Open Source
6 3 (1.11%) LPAR
7 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.74%) HACMP
7 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.74%) Tandem
8 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.37%) Equities
8 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 100 (37.04%) Linux
2 77 (28.52%) UNIX
3 58 (21.48%) Windows
4 38 (14.07%) AIX
5 27 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (8.89%) Solaris
7 15 (5.56%) SUSE
8 10 (3.70%) zOS
9 9 (3.33%) HPUX
10 6 (2.22%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.85%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.37%) Android
14 1 (0.37%) MVS
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.56%) ITIL
1 42 (15.56%) OO
2 41 (15.19%) E-Commerce
3 26 (9.63%) UML
4 24 (8.89%) Change Management
5 22 (8.15%) SOA
5 22 (8.15%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (7.78%) Content Management
7 19 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (6.67%) Migration
9 15 (5.56%) RAD
9 15 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (5.19%) Scrum
11 13 (4.81%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.44%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.44%) Service Delivery
12 12 (4.44%) Low Latency
13 11 (4.07%) Release Management
13 11 (4.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 126 (46.67%) Java
2 81 (30.00%) SQL
3 48 (17.78%) Bash Shell
4 46 (17.04%) JavaScript
5 38 (14.07%) Shell Script
6 36 (13.33%) Jython
7 35 (12.96%) Perl
8 23 (8.52%) Python
9 22 (8.15%) Korn
10 7 (2.59%) XPath
11 6 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.22%) C
12 5 (1.85%) C#
12 5 (1.85%) VBA
12 5 (1.85%) C-shell
13 3 (1.11%) Scala
14 2 (0.74%) JCL
14 2 (0.74%) C++
15 1 (0.37%) COBOL
15 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (4.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.96%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 7 (2.59%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.22%) Degree
6 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.74%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.37%) MCP
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.37%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.93%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.59%) Shibboleth
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.74%) RHEV
3 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.74%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.74%) RACF
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (4.81%) Tivoli
2 10 (3.70%) CA Wily
2 10 (3.70%) Puppet
3 4 (1.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (1.48%) CA SiteMinder
3 4 (1.48%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.11%) Ansible
5 2 (0.74%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.37%) Control-M
6 1 (0.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 133 (49.26%) IBM
2 81 (30.00%) Oracle
3 43 (15.93%) JBoss
4 28 (10.37%) ATG
5 26 (9.63%) Red Hat
6 19 (7.04%) HP
7 16 (5.93%) Microsoft
8 12 (4.44%) Citrix
9 10 (3.70%) JD Edwards
10 8 (2.96%) Software AG
10 8 (2.96%) Endeca
11 7 (2.59%) Blue Martini
11 7 (2.59%) Interwoven
11 7 (2.59%) Elastic Path
12 6 (2.22%) SAP
12 6 (2.22%) Sun
13 5 (1.85%) Siebel
13 5 (1.85%) CA
13 5 (1.85%) Informatica
14 4 (1.48%) Adobe
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