The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 337 357 358
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 92 64 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.07% 1.49% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 34
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £553 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4434 4294 4159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.39% 19.30% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3232 2872 2885
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 116 65
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in London

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in London

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the London region.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in London

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London +50 20 £425 +13.33% 5
Bromley - 1 £425 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 139 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 83 (59.71%) Linux
3 71 (51.08%) Java
4 67 (48.20%) IBM
5 62 (44.60%) Apache
6 49 (35.25%) Middleware
7 48 (34.53%) Finance
8 45 (32.37%) Shell Script
8 45 (32.37%) Oracle
9 43 (30.94%) J2EE
9 43 (30.94%) IBM HTTP Server
10 42 (30.22%) ITIL
10 42 (30.22%) Unix
11 39 (28.06%) SSL
12 38 (27.34%) SQL
13 35 (25.18%) HTTP
14 34 (24.46%) Web Services
15 33 (23.74%) AIX
15 33 (23.74%) ATG
15 33 (23.74%) Degree
16 32 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (23.02%) Perl
16 32 (23.02%) DNS
17 31 (22.30%) Oracle Database
18 30 (21.58%) WebLogic
19 29 (20.86%) Python
20 28 (20.14%) Jython
20 28 (20.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
21 27 (19.42%) Introscope
21 27 (19.42%) XML

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 139 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 62 (44.60%) Apache
3 43 (30.94%) IBM HTTP Server
4 30 (21.58%) WebLogic
5 20 (14.39%) Tomcat
6 12 (8.63%) JBoss
6 12 (8.63%) WebSphere Portal
7 11 (7.91%) IIS
8 10 (7.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (7.19%) iPlanet
8 10 (7.19%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (2.16%) FileNet
9 3 (2.16%) GlassFish
9 3 (2.16%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.44%) CloudStack
10 2 (1.44%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.72%) CICS
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.88%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (28.06%) SSL
2 35 (25.18%) HTTP
3 32 (23.02%) DNS
4 11 (7.91%) Firewall
5 4 (2.88%) LDAP
6 3 (2.16%) FTP
7 2 (1.44%) Internet
7 2 (1.44%) NAS
7 2 (1.44%) SAN
8 1 (0.72%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.72%) Intranet
8 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.72%) SNA
8 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.30%) Oracle Database
2 26 (18.71%) DB2
3 8 (5.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.32%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.88%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (2.16%) DataStage
6 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.44%) MySQL
8 1 (0.72%) Adabas
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (19.42%) Introscope
2 17 (12.23%) JUnit
3 14 (10.07%) Maven
4 8 (5.76%) Rational Application Developer
4 8 (5.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 6 (4.32%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.60%) Subversion
7 4 (2.88%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.16%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.16%) JIRA
9 2 (1.44%) Hudson
9 2 (1.44%) Log4j
9 2 (1.44%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.44%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.72%) Build Forge
10 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 48 (34.53%) Finance
2 14 (10.07%) Banking
3 11 (7.91%) Retail
4 9 (6.47%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.16%) Back Office
5 3 (2.16%) Front Office
5 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (26.62%) Developer
2 31 (22.30%) Administrator
3 21 (15.11%) WebSphere Administrator
4 19 (13.67%) Java Developer
5 17 (12.23%) Architect
6 14 (10.07%) Consultant
7 12 (8.63%) WebSphere Consultant
8 11 (7.91%) Senior Developer
9 10 (7.19%) Agile Developer
9 10 (7.19%) Agile Java Developer
9 10 (7.19%) Lead Developer
9 10 (7.19%) Lead Java Developer
10 9 (6.47%) Applications Consultant
10 9 (6.47%) Senior Agile Developer
10 9 (6.47%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 9 (6.47%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (6.47%) Server Consultant
10 9 (6.47%) WebSphere Server Consultant
11 8 (5.76%) WebSphere Architect
12 7 (5.04%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (35.25%) Middleware
2 43 (30.94%) J2EE
3 34 (24.46%) Web Services
4 27 (19.42%) XML
5 26 (18.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 23 (16.55%) JSP
7 20 (14.39%) Spring
8 18 (12.95%) EJB
8 18 (12.95%) HTML
9 13 (9.35%) Ajax
9 13 (9.35%) Servlets
10 12 (8.63%) Struts
11 11 (7.91%) jQuery
11 11 (7.91%) JSTL
12 10 (7.19%) CSS
13 9 (6.47%) Flash
13 9 (6.47%) JNDI
14 8 (5.76%) RESTful
14 8 (5.76%) Worklight
14 8 (5.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) DataPower
2 14 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.91%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.19%) Clustering
5 9 (6.47%) Hedge funds
5 9 (6.47%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.88%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.16%) Equities
7 3 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.16%) PKI
8 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.44%) CMDB
8 2 (1.44%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.44%) Derivative
8 2 (1.44%) Fintech
9 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (59.71%) Linux
2 42 (30.22%) Unix
3 33 (23.74%) AIX
4 28 (20.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 15 (10.79%) Solaris
5 15 (10.79%) Windows
6 12 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (7.19%) zOS
8 7 (5.04%) SUSE
9 6 (4.32%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (4.32%) Windows Server
10 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.22%) ITIL
2 32 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.67%) Scrum
3 19 (13.67%) SOA
4 18 (12.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (12.95%) OO
4 18 (12.95%) Project Management
5 14 (10.07%) E-Commerce
6 13 (9.35%) Presales
6 13 (9.35%) Risk Management
6 13 (9.35%) Web Development
7 11 (7.91%) Load Balancing
8 10 (7.19%) Analytics
8 10 (7.19%) Asset Management
8 10 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.19%) Configuration Management
8 10 (7.19%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.47%) OOD
9 9 (6.47%) Process Management
9 9 (6.47%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 71 (51.08%) Java
2 45 (32.37%) Shell Script
3 38 (27.34%) SQL
4 32 (23.02%) Perl
5 29 (20.86%) Python
6 28 (20.14%) Jython
7 18 (12.95%) Bash Shell
8 15 (10.79%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.04%) PHP
10 6 (4.32%) Korn
11 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.88%) Ruby
12 4 (2.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 3 (2.16%) VBScript
14 2 (1.44%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.72%) C#
15 1 (0.72%) COBOL
15 1 (0.72%) REXX
Qualifications
1 33 (23.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.04%) vSphere
3 6 (4.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.44%) Samba
6 2 (1.44%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.44%) Squid
6 2 (1.44%) Xen
6 2 (1.44%) XenServer
7 1 (0.72%) ACF2
7 1 (0.72%) RACF
7 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) Ansible
2 7 (5.04%) Puppet
3 3 (2.16%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.44%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.44%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.44%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.44%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.44%) Salt
4 2 (1.44%) Terraform
5 1 (0.72%) Control-M
Vendors
1 67 (48.20%) IBM
2 45 (32.37%) Oracle
3 33 (23.74%) ATG
4 18 (12.95%) AppDynamics
5 12 (8.63%) Red Hat
5 12 (8.63%) VMware
6 10 (7.19%) Adobe
6 10 (7.19%) BEA
7 8 (5.76%) hybris
7 8 (5.76%) Pega
8 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.88%) Sun
9 4 (2.88%) webMethods
10 3 (2.16%) Citrix
10 3 (2.16%) Netezza
10 3 (2.16%) Splunk
11 2 (1.44%) Cognos
11 2 (1.44%) DataSynapse
11 2 (1.44%) OpenText
11 2 (1.44%) Veritas
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