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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK / England
Rank 471 487 454
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -33
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 103 124 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.41% 1.55% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 73 67
Median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £340 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £585 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7300 7981 8394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.69% 16.74% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4790 5120 5180
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 218 296
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
South East +44 36 £485 +14.11% 3
London 0 24 £425 -12.82% 3
Yorkshire +25 12 £415 +18.57%
South West +2 8 - -
North West +6 7 £350 -17.64%
East of England -1 5 £375 -16.66%
North East -17 5 £315 -36.77%
West Midlands +5 4 - - 1
East Midlands +6 1 £450 +21.62%
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 285 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 161 (56.49%) IBM
3 131 (45.96%) Java
4 118 (41.40%) Linux
5 108 (37.89%) JBoss
6 95 (33.33%) Oracle
7 93 (32.63%) SQL
8 91 (31.93%) Unix
9 89 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (30.53%) WebSphere MQ
11 78 (27.37%) WebLogic
12 71 (24.91%) J2EE
13 70 (24.56%) Red Hat
14 68 (23.86%) Middleware
15 64 (22.46%) AIX
16 60 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 57 (20.00%) XML
18 55 (19.30%) Tomcat
18 55 (19.30%) Spring
18 55 (19.30%) DevOps
19 54 (18.95%) Puppet
20 53 (18.60%) Jenkins
20 53 (18.60%) Shell Script
21 49 (17.19%) IBM Integration Bus
22 47 (16.49%) JavaScript
23 46 (16.14%) SSL
23 46 (16.14%) Finance
24 45 (15.79%) Web Services
25 44 (15.44%) Apache
25 44 (15.44%) Perl

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
1 285 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 108 (37.89%) JBoss
3 78 (27.37%) WebLogic
4 55 (19.30%) Tomcat
5 44 (15.44%) Apache
6 24 (8.42%) IBM HTTP Server
7 23 (8.07%) WebSphere Process Server
8 22 (7.72%) Apache Geronimo
8 22 (7.72%) Apache TomEE
8 22 (7.72%) Confluence
9 16 (5.61%) FileNet
9 16 (5.61%) WebSphere Portal
10 14 (4.91%) MQSeries
11 13 (4.56%) CMS
11 13 (4.56%) IIS
11 13 (4.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 11 (3.86%) WebLogic Portal
13 10 (3.51%) Alfresco
14 9 (3.16%) Tuxedo
15 8 (2.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (8.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 10 (3.51%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (2.11%) Maximo
4 4 (1.40%) Fredhopper
4 4 (1.40%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.12%) GitHub
2 16 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.21%) IBM Cloud
4 9 (3.16%) Amazon S3
4 9 (3.16%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (3.16%) PaaS
5 6 (2.11%) Bluemix
5 6 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.11%) SoftLayer
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.14%) SSL
2 29 (10.18%) HTTP
3 27 (9.47%) Firewall
4 20 (7.02%) DNS
4 20 (7.02%) LDAP
5 14 (4.91%) Internet
6 13 (4.56%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.16%) Network Security
7 9 (3.16%) SMTP
8 8 (2.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (2.46%) FTP
10 3 (1.05%) DMZ
10 3 (1.05%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.70%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.70%) DHCP
11 2 (0.70%) SNMP
12 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.98%) DB2
2 18 (6.32%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.86%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.16%) Endeca
6 8 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.46%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.46%) IBM BigInsights
7 7 (2.46%) Neo4j
7 7 (2.46%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.11%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.05%) Jackrabbit
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 53 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 40 (14.04%) JUnit
3 31 (10.88%) Cucumber
4 28 (9.82%) Maven
5 25 (8.77%) Mockito
6 24 (8.42%) JIRA
7 14 (4.91%) Rational Application Developer
8 12 (4.21%) Eclipse
8 12 (4.21%) Selenium
9 9 (3.16%) Introscope
10 8 (2.81%) Git (software)
11 7 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (2.46%) Subversion
12 6 (2.11%) Ant
12 6 (2.11%) Gradle
12 6 (2.11%) gulp
12 6 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (1.75%) Hudson
14 3 (1.05%) Log4j
14 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 46 (16.14%) Finance
2 31 (10.88%) Banking
3 15 (5.26%) Retail
4 12 (4.21%) Publishing
5 11 (3.86%) Law
6 9 (3.16%) Billing
7 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.70%) Front Office
8 2 (0.70%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (29.82%) Developer
2 62 (21.75%) Java Developer
3 34 (11.93%) Administrator
4 28 (9.82%) WebSphere Specialist
5 24 (8.42%) WebSphere Administrator
6 23 (8.07%) Architect
7 22 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 20 (7.02%) Consultant
8 20 (7.02%) Java Engineer
9 16 (5.61%) Java Software Developer
9 16 (5.61%) Server Administrator
10 15 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 15 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
10 15 (5.26%) Software Engineer
11 14 (4.91%) Analyst
11 14 (4.91%) Applications Specialist
11 14 (4.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 14 (4.91%) Server Specialist
11 14 (4.91%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
12 13 (4.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (30.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 71 (24.91%) J2EE
3 68 (23.86%) Middleware
4 57 (20.00%) XML
5 55 (19.30%) Spring
6 49 (17.19%) IBM Integration Bus
7 45 (15.79%) Web Services
8 40 (14.04%) JSP
8 40 (14.04%) SOAP
9 39 (13.68%) Java EE
10 38 (13.33%) HTML
11 37 (12.98%) JMS
12 30 (10.53%) Servlets
12 30 (10.53%) Struts
13 26 (9.12%) EJB
14 23 (8.07%) JDBC
15 21 (7.37%) CSS
16 20 (7.02%) Hibernate
16 20 (7.02%) JSON
16 20 (7.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.42%) DataPower
3 20 (7.02%) Clustering
4 14 (4.91%) iPad
5 11 (3.86%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.81%) iSeries
7 8 (2.81%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.46%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.40%) Derivative
11 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.70%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.70%) Taxonomies
13 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 118 (41.40%) Linux
2 91 (31.93%) Unix
3 64 (22.46%) AIX
4 60 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (8.07%) Windows
6 17 (5.96%) Solaris
7 15 (5.26%) Windows Server
8 12 (4.21%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (3.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 9 (3.16%) OS/390
11 6 (2.11%) SUSE
12 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.05%) HPUX
13 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.70%) zOS
15 1 (0.35%) Android
15 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.30%) DevOps
3 39 (13.68%) OO
4 36 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (12.63%) ITIL
5 35 (12.28%) Configuration Management
5 35 (12.28%) TDD
6 34 (11.93%) Unit Testing
7 31 (10.88%) Scrum
8 30 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 25 (8.77%) Load Balancing
9 25 (8.77%) Open Source
10 23 (8.07%) BPEL
11 22 (7.72%) Pair Programming
12 21 (7.37%) BPMN
13 19 (6.67%) Change Management
13 19 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (6.32%) Analytics
14 18 (6.32%) Migration
15 17 (5.96%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 131 (45.96%) Java
2 93 (32.63%) SQL
3 53 (18.60%) Shell Script
4 47 (16.49%) JavaScript
5 44 (15.44%) Perl
6 39 (13.68%) Bash Shell
7 22 (7.72%) Jython
8 15 (5.26%) Python
9 11 (3.86%) Korn
10 8 (2.81%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.75%) C
13 3 (1.05%) C++
13 3 (1.05%) PHP
14 2 (0.70%) C#
14 2 (0.70%) VB
14 2 (0.70%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.70%) VB6
15 1 (0.35%) Ruby
15 1 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (14.39%) Security Cleared
2 37 (12.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.81%) Degree
4 4 (1.40%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.21%) QA
2 8 (2.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.16%) Docker
2 9 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.11%) vSphere
4 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (18.95%) Puppet
2 23 (8.07%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.56%) Ansible
4 12 (4.21%) Oracle Identity Management
4 12 (4.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 10 (3.51%) Tivoli
6 8 (2.81%) Forum Sentry
7 7 (2.46%) ZABBIX
8 6 (2.11%) Salt
9 3 (1.05%) CA Wily
9 3 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 161 (56.49%) IBM
2 95 (33.33%) Oracle
3 70 (24.56%) Red Hat
4 26 (9.12%) Axway
5 24 (8.42%) HP
6 23 (8.07%) Informatica
6 23 (8.07%) Siebel
7 22 (7.72%) Microsoft
8 18 (6.32%) Sun
8 18 (6.32%) VMware
9 15 (5.26%) ATG
10 14 (4.91%) Splunk
11 9 (3.16%) NetCracker
12 7 (2.46%) MuleSoft
13 6 (2.11%) Comptel
13 6 (2.11%) Veracode
14 5 (1.75%) AppDynamics
14 5 (1.75%) Sybase
15 4 (1.40%) IBM Sterling
16 3 (1.05%) Blue Martini