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 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 482 441 388
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -53
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 113 142 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.18% 1.59% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 81 87
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -14.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £570 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £368 £394
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £62.50 £29.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.67% -22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.00%
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
9555 8913 8056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.48% 18.05% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6245 5372 4648
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 367 418
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £36.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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 29 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 29 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 -2 39 £425 +4.61% 15
South East -50 20 £450 -3.84% 4
East of England +6 14 - -
South West +4 11 £485 +61.66%
North West -12 9 £398 +32.50% 4
Yorkshire -19 7 £438 - 1
West Midlands -4 6 £425 +2.40%
North East -28 3 £289 +9.90% 2
East Midlands -13 2 £330 -12.00%
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 295 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 160 (54.24%) Java
3 142 (48.14%) Linux
4 125 (42.37%) IBM
5 112 (37.97%) UNIX
6 88 (29.83%) DB2
7 77 (26.10%) Windows
8 75 (25.42%) AIX
9 72 (24.41%) WebSphere MQ
10 69 (23.39%) Oracle
11 62 (21.02%) Finance
12 58 (19.66%) Solaris
13 57 (19.32%) Introscope
14 54 (18.31%) JBoss
15 50 (16.95%) SQL
15 50 (16.95%) Jython
16 49 (16.61%) XML
17 47 (15.93%) ITIL
18 45 (15.25%) Migration
19 44 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
20 43 (14.58%) Apache
21 41 (13.90%) E-Commerce
21 41 (13.90%) Middleware
22 40 (13.56%) zOS
22 40 (13.56%) Java EE
23 39 (13.22%) CA Wily
23 39 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
24 38 (12.88%) JavaScript
25 36 (12.20%) HTTP
26 35 (11.86%) CICS

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 295 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 54 (18.31%) JBoss
3 43 (14.58%) Apache
4 35 (11.86%) CICS
5 34 (11.53%) Tomcat
6 33 (11.19%) WebSphere Portal
7 32 (10.85%) WebSphere Process Server
8 31 (10.51%) WebLogic
9 28 (9.49%) IIS
10 21 (7.12%) IBM HTTP Server
11 13 (4.41%) MQSeries
11 13 (4.41%) FileNet
12 10 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
13 7 (2.37%) Confluence
14 6 (2.03%) Commerce Server
15 5 (1.69%) GlassFish
16 4 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
17 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
18 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) MS Office
2 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.71%) RMDS
2 7 (2.37%) Tridion
3 4 (1.36%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.68%) Magento
5 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.03%) Amazon S3
1 6 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.20%) HTTP
2 32 (10.85%) SSL
3 30 (10.17%) TCP/IP
4 25 (8.47%) LDAP
4 25 (8.47%) Firewall
5 18 (6.10%) DNS
6 15 (5.08%) BIG-IP
7 11 (3.73%) Internet
8 7 (2.37%) DMZ
9 5 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.36%) Network Security
10 4 (1.36%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.02%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.34%) SAN
12 1 (0.34%) FTP
12 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (29.83%) DB2
2 25 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.41%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.73%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.39%) Big Data
7 7 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.69%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.34%) MySQL
10 1 (0.34%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.34%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.34%) Informix
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (19.32%) Introscope
2 21 (7.12%) Eclipse
3 20 (6.78%) JUnit
4 18 (6.10%) Ant
5 15 (5.08%) Subversion
6 14 (4.75%) Maven
7 10 (3.39%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.39%) JMeter
8 8 (2.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 7 (2.37%) Log4j
9 7 (2.37%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.37%) JIRA
10 6 (2.03%) Git (software)
11 5 (1.69%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.69%) ClearCase
12 4 (1.36%) ClearQuest
12 4 (1.36%) JBehave
13 3 (1.02%) Selenium
13 3 (1.02%) Rational Application Developer
13 3 (1.02%) HP UFT
General
1 62 (21.02%) Finance
2 28 (9.49%) Banking
3 16 (5.42%) Retail
4 8 (2.71%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.71%) Back Office
5 7 (2.37%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.03%) Front Office
7 2 (0.68%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 85 (28.81%) Developer
2 47 (15.93%) Administrator
3 44 (14.92%) Java Developer
4 34 (11.53%) WebSphere Administrator
5 32 (10.85%) Analyst
6 26 (8.81%) WebSphere Developer
7 22 (7.46%) WebSphere Specialist
8 20 (6.78%) Architect
9 17 (5.76%) Applications Support
9 17 (5.76%) Server Administrator
9 17 (5.76%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
10 16 (5.42%) Server Specialist
10 16 (5.42%) Support Analyst
10 16 (5.42%) Applications Specialist
11 15 (5.08%) Consultant
11 15 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
11 15 (5.08%) WebSphere Server Specialist
12 14 (4.75%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (3.05%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (24.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 49 (16.61%) XML
3 41 (13.90%) Middleware
4 40 (13.56%) Java EE
5 35 (11.86%) Spring
6 34 (11.53%) J2EE
7 33 (11.19%) Web Services
8 31 (10.51%) HTML
9 28 (9.49%) SOAP
10 26 (8.81%) CSS
10 26 (8.81%) JSP
11 23 (7.80%) JMS
12 22 (7.46%) .NET
13 21 (7.12%) EJB
14 20 (6.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 19 (6.44%) Ajax
15 19 (6.44%) Struts
16 17 (5.76%) REST
17 15 (5.08%) JDBC
18 14 (4.75%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (11.86%) LPAR
3 23 (7.80%) Mainframe
4 22 (7.46%) DataPower
5 21 (7.12%) Clustering
6 10 (3.39%) PKI
7 7 (2.37%) Web 2.0
7 7 (2.37%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.37%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.03%) Replication
9 4 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.02%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.68%) Equities
11 2 (0.68%) User Experience
11 2 (0.68%) iPad
11 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 142 (48.14%) Linux
2 112 (37.97%) UNIX
3 77 (26.10%) Windows
4 75 (25.42%) AIX
5 58 (19.66%) Solaris
6 40 (13.56%) zOS
7 23 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.71%) HPUX
9 7 (2.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.69%) SUSE
11 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.02%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.02%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.34%) i5/OS
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.93%) ITIL
2 45 (15.25%) Migration
3 41 (13.90%) E-Commerce
4 39 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (8.14%) Load Balancing
6 20 (6.78%) OO
7 16 (5.42%) Change Management
8 15 (5.08%) Configuration Management
9 14 (4.75%) UML
9 14 (4.75%) Risk Management
10 13 (4.41%) TDD
10 13 (4.41%) Release Management
10 13 (4.41%) DevOps
10 13 (4.41%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.07%) High Availability
12 11 (3.73%) BDD
12 11 (3.73%) Performance Testing
12 11 (3.73%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (3.39%) Web Development
13 10 (3.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 160 (54.24%) Java
2 50 (16.95%) SQL
2 50 (16.95%) Jython
3 38 (12.88%) JavaScript
4 34 (11.53%) Perl
5 28 (9.49%) Python
6 19 (6.44%) Shell Script
7 18 (6.10%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.71%) XPath
9 6 (2.03%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.69%) Korn
10 5 (1.69%) C#
11 4 (1.36%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.02%) Tcl
12 3 (1.02%) VB
12 3 (1.02%) PHP
12 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.02%) VB6
13 2 (0.68%) C
14 1 (0.34%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.71%) Degree
4 4 (1.36%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.73%) QA
System Software
1 14 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 39 (13.22%) CA Wily
2 11 (3.73%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (2.03%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.02%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.68%) Puppet
5 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.34%) Nagios
6 1 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.34%) SCCM
6 1 (0.34%) yum
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.34%) Ansible
Vendors
1 125 (42.37%) IBM
2 69 (23.39%) Oracle
3 25 (8.47%) CA
4 21 (7.12%) Red Hat
5 16 (5.42%) ATG
5 16 (5.42%) F5
6 13 (4.41%) TIBCO
7 10 (3.39%) Sybase
7 10 (3.39%) AppDynamics
8 9 (3.05%) Axway
9 8 (2.71%) Informatica
9 8 (2.71%) Siebel
10 7 (2.37%) Interwoven
10 7 (2.37%) Sun
10 7 (2.37%) Blue Martini
10 7 (2.37%) VMware
10 7 (2.37%) Elastic Path
11 6 (2.03%) HP
11 6 (2.03%) Microsoft
12 5 (1.69%) SAP
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