The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 33 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.85% 0.32% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.28% 3.13% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £46.50
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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 Leicestershire region.

Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
61 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.85% 10.16% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 28
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £203 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £24.00 £28.63 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.15% +20.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £19.53 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £37.73 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Leicestershire region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Vagrant

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle