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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 428 457 461
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 190 168 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 1.79% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 92 70
Median daily rate £400 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £313 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -
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
9554 9367 8565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.39% 18.41% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6445 5920 5357
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 331 302
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +32 91 £425 - 14
South East -7 32 £475 +11.76% 6
North West +18 28 £360 -20.00% 4
North East -23 23 £300 +6.38% 1
East Midlands +16 7 £450 - 1
South West -1 6 £406 -9.72%
Yorkshire -2 2 £450 +28.57% 1
East of England -2 1 - - 3
WebSphere Application Server
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WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 319 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 184 (57.68%) IBM
3 173 (54.23%) Linux
4 167 (52.35%) Java
5 125 (39.18%) Oracle
6 110 (34.48%) Middleware
7 104 (32.60%) Unix
8 103 (32.29%) J2EE
9 101 (31.66%) AIX
10 94 (29.47%) SSL
11 90 (28.21%) Apache
12 88 (27.59%) WebLogic
13 86 (26.96%) Finance
14 82 (25.71%) HTTP
15 80 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
16 74 (23.20%) WebSphere MQ
17 72 (22.57%) Web Services
18 71 (22.26%) SQL
19 63 (19.75%) Shell Script
19 63 (19.75%) IBM HTTP Server
20 62 (19.44%) DB2
21 61 (19.12%) Windows
22 60 (18.81%) XML
22 60 (18.81%) Perl
22 60 (18.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 57 (17.87%) ITIL
24 52 (16.30%) Jython
24 52 (16.30%) Red Hat
24 52 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
25 51 (15.99%) DNS

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
1 319 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 90 (28.21%) Apache
3 88 (27.59%) WebLogic
4 63 (19.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 51 (15.99%) JBoss
5 51 (15.99%) Tomcat
6 37 (11.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 25 (7.84%) IIS
8 24 (7.52%) Oracle Application Server
9 23 (7.21%) WebSphere Process Server
10 19 (5.96%) MQSeries
11 18 (5.64%) iPlanet
12 16 (5.02%) WebSphere Portal
13 12 (3.76%) Jetty
13 12 (3.76%) nginx
13 12 (3.76%) Oracle 10gAS
13 12 (3.76%) Tuxedo
14 11 (3.45%) PowerExchange
15 10 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (2.82%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.31%) MS Office
1 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (5.64%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 9 (2.82%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.31%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.13%) Amazon S3
3 9 (2.82%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.94%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.31%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (29.47%) SSL
2 82 (25.71%) HTTP
3 51 (15.99%) DNS
4 26 (8.15%) TCP/IP
5 18 (5.64%) FTP
6 15 (4.70%) Firewall
7 14 (4.39%) LDAP
8 11 (3.45%) DHCP
8 11 (3.45%) IPsec
9 9 (2.82%) Internet
10 7 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.19%) Network Security
11 6 (1.88%) SMTP
11 6 (1.88%) SNMP
12 5 (1.57%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.94%) NAS
13 3 (0.94%) SAN
14 2 (0.63%) WinSCP
15 1 (0.31%) Asterisk PBX
15 1 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (19.44%) DB2
2 45 (14.11%) Oracle Database
3 19 (5.96%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (5.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (3.76%) PowerCenter
6 10 (3.13%) SQL Server
7 9 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.88%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.25%) Big Data
10 4 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.94%) DataStage
11 3 (0.94%) MySQL
11 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.63%) MS Access
13 1 (0.31%) Adabas
13 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (12.85%) Introscope
2 37 (11.60%) Jenkins
3 33 (10.34%) JUnit
4 23 (7.21%) Git (software)
5 18 (5.64%) Subversion
6 17 (5.33%) Eclipse
6 17 (5.33%) Maven
7 16 (5.02%) JIRA
8 14 (4.39%) Log4j
9 12 (3.76%) Travis CI
10 11 (3.45%) Rational Application Developer
10 11 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (2.82%) Cucumber
11 9 (2.82%) Vagrant
12 8 (2.51%) Ant
12 8 (2.51%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 4 (1.25%) Selenium
13 4 (1.25%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.94%) Hudson
15 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 86 (26.96%) Finance
2 30 (9.40%) Banking
3 19 (5.96%) Retail
4 10 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.57%) Back Office
6 4 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.25%) Publishing
7 3 (0.94%) Front Office
7 3 (0.94%) Legal
7 3 (0.94%) Marketing
7 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (24.76%) Developer
2 55 (17.24%) Administrator
3 52 (16.30%) Java Developer
4 39 (12.23%) WebSphere Administrator
5 22 (6.90%) Consultant
6 21 (6.58%) Architect
6 21 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (6.27%) WebSphere Engineer
8 17 (5.33%) WebSphere Consultant
9 16 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (5.02%) Server Administrator
10 15 (4.70%) Lead Developer
10 15 (4.70%) Lead Java Developer
10 15 (4.70%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
11 14 (4.39%) WebSphere Specialist
12 13 (4.08%) Agile Developer
12 13 (4.08%) Agile Java Developer
12 13 (4.08%) WebSphere Developer
13 12 (3.76%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (34.48%) Middleware
2 103 (32.29%) J2EE
3 74 (23.20%) WebSphere MQ
4 72 (22.57%) Web Services
5 60 (18.81%) XML
6 47 (14.73%) Spring
7 37 (11.60%) JSP
8 34 (10.66%) HTML
8 34 (10.66%) IBM Integration Bus
9 28 (8.78%) EJB
9 28 (8.78%) Hibernate
10 24 (7.52%) Servlets
10 24 (7.52%) SOAP
11 20 (6.27%) Ajax
12 19 (5.96%) CSS
12 19 (5.96%) Struts
13 18 (5.64%) .NET
14 15 (4.70%) JNDI
14 15 (4.70%) REST
15 14 (4.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.97%) Clustering
2 35 (10.97%) DataPower
3 17 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.82%) Hedge funds
4 9 (2.82%) Private Cloud
4 9 (2.82%) Web 2.0
5 6 (1.88%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.57%) Equities
6 5 (1.57%) IVR
7 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.25%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.25%) Derivative
7 4 (1.25%) FMCG
7 4 (1.25%) Replication
8 3 (0.94%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 173 (54.23%) Linux
2 104 (32.60%) Unix
3 101 (31.66%) AIX
4 61 (19.12%) Windows
5 60 (18.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (15.99%) Solaris
7 30 (9.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 14 (4.39%) Windows Server
9 12 (3.76%) OS/390
10 10 (3.13%) zOS
11 9 (2.82%) CentOS
11 9 (2.82%) SUSE
12 6 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.31%) Debian
14 1 (0.31%) Fedora
14 1 (0.31%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (17.87%) ITIL
3 44 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 38 (11.91%) DevOps
5 37 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (11.29%) OO
7 32 (10.03%) SOA
8 24 (7.52%) High Availability
8 24 (7.52%) Scrum
9 22 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 21 (6.58%) Change Management
10 21 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (5.96%) Software Engineering
11 19 (5.96%) Web Development
12 18 (5.64%) Migration
12 18 (5.64%) Project Management
13 16 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (5.02%) Change Control
13 16 (5.02%) TDD
14 15 (4.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (52.35%) Java
2 71 (22.26%) SQL
3 63 (19.75%) Shell Script
4 60 (18.81%) Perl
5 52 (16.30%) Jython
6 40 (12.54%) Python
7 27 (8.46%) JavaScript
8 26 (8.15%) Bash Shell
9 18 (5.64%) Korn
10 13 (4.08%) C++
11 11 (3.45%) C
11 11 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.51%) PHP
13 7 (2.19%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.57%) VBScript
15 4 (1.25%) Ruby
15 4 (1.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.31%) C#
17 1 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 34 (10.66%) Degree
2 19 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.70%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.51%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.94%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.51%) QA
2 5 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.39%) Xen
3 12 (3.76%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.51%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.51%) vSphere
5 7 (2.19%) Docker
6 6 (1.88%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.94%) Sendmail
8 3 (0.94%) XenServer
9 2 (0.63%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.63%) Samba
9 2 (0.63%) Squid
10 1 (0.31%) Firmware
10 1 (0.31%) NFS
10 1 (0.31%) Postfix
10 1 (0.31%) qmail
10 1 (0.31%) RACF
10 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.31%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (9.09%) Puppet
2 20 (6.27%) Ansible
3 18 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (5.33%) CA Wily
5 7 (2.19%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.25%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.94%) Control-M
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%) SCCM
8 2 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.63%) Terraform
9 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 184 (57.68%) IBM
2 125 (39.18%) Oracle
3 52 (16.30%) Red Hat
4 37 (11.60%) Axway
5 34 (10.66%) ATG
6 31 (9.72%) Informatica
6 31 (9.72%) Microsoft
6 31 (9.72%) Sun
6 31 (9.72%) VMware
7 22 (6.90%) Siebel
8 20 (6.27%) HP
9 19 (5.96%) AppDynamics
10 11 (3.45%) CA
10 11 (3.45%) Genesys
11 10 (3.13%) Adobe
11 10 (3.13%) BEA
12 8 (2.51%) Fujitsu
12 8 (2.51%) hybris
12 8 (2.51%) Pega
13 7 (2.19%) SAP
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM CIC Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: negotiable
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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