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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 329 352 300
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -52
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 76 59 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 1.42% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 48
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -12.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4256 4148 3922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.04% 17.81% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2858 2892 2515
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 77 146
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
City of London +28 16 £388 -8.82% 1
Greenford +6 7 - -
Hayes - 2 £240 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £538 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 120 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 73 (60.83%) Linux
3 68 (56.67%) Java
4 63 (52.50%) IBM
5 52 (43.33%) UNIX
6 44 (36.67%) ITIL
7 39 (32.50%) Windows
8 37 (30.83%) Apache
9 36 (30.00%) Finance
10 33 (27.50%) Introscope
11 31 (25.83%) E-Commerce
11 31 (25.83%) Oracle
12 29 (24.17%) Jython
13 28 (23.33%) AIX
14 27 (22.50%) IIS
14 27 (22.50%) Middleware
15 26 (21.67%) Tomcat
16 25 (20.83%) DB2
17 24 (20.00%) Banking
18 22 (18.33%) IBM HTTP Server
18 22 (18.33%) Solaris
18 22 (18.33%) HTTP
18 22 (18.33%) WebSphere MQ
19 20 (16.67%) Shell Script
19 20 (16.67%) Python
19 20 (16.67%) .NET
20 19 (15.83%) Java EE
20 19 (15.83%) Load Balancing
21 17 (14.17%) CA Wily
22 16 (13.33%) WebSphere Process Server

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 120 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 37 (30.83%) Apache
3 27 (22.50%) IIS
4 26 (21.67%) Tomcat
5 22 (18.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 16 (13.33%) WebSphere Process Server
7 15 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
8 13 (10.83%) CICS
9 12 (10.00%) FileNet
10 10 (8.33%) JBoss
11 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
12 7 (5.83%) WebLogic
13 4 (3.33%) MQSeries
13 4 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (2.50%) Confluence
15 2 (1.67%) IBM Notes
15 2 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.83%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.83%) MS Project
1 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) RMDS
2 2 (1.67%) Magento
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.33%) HTTP
2 14 (11.67%) LDAP
2 14 (11.67%) DNS
3 13 (10.83%) Firewall
4 12 (10.00%) SSL
5 10 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.67%) BIG-IP
6 8 (6.67%) DMZ
7 1 (0.83%) Internet
7 1 (0.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.83%) DB2
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.17%) Sybase IQ
5 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 33 (27.50%) Introscope
2 8 (6.67%) JMeter
3 7 (5.83%) Ant
4 5 (4.17%) Maven
5 3 (2.50%) Hudson
5 3 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.50%) Subversion
5 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.50%) JIRA
6 2 (1.67%) Toad
6 2 (1.67%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.67%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.67%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (1.67%) ERwin
6 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.83%) Mockito
7 1 (0.83%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
General
1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 24 (20.00%) Banking
3 14 (11.67%) Retail
4 12 (10.00%) Back Office
5 8 (6.67%) Retail Banking
6 6 (5.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (24.17%) Administrator
2 27 (22.50%) Developer
3 21 (17.50%) Analyst
4 17 (14.17%) WebSphere Administrator
5 16 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 16 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 13 (10.83%) Technical Support
6 13 (10.83%) Applications Support
6 13 (10.83%) Technical Support Analyst
7 10 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Architect
8 9 (7.50%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Applications Support Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Server Administrator
8 9 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 8 (6.67%) FileNet Developer
10 6 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
10 6 (5.00%) WebSphere Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
10 6 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.50%) Middleware
2 22 (18.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 20 (16.67%) .NET
4 19 (15.83%) Java EE
5 14 (11.67%) J2EE
6 9 (7.50%) Worklight
6 9 (7.50%) Web Services
7 7 (5.83%) Spring
7 7 (5.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 6 (5.00%) HTML
8 6 (5.00%) XML
9 5 (4.17%) Rendezvous
9 5 (4.17%) SOAP
9 5 (4.17%) GWT
10 4 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (3.33%) CSS
11 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.50%) JSP
11 3 (2.50%) HTML5
11 3 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.00%) LPAR
3 11 (9.17%) PKI
4 10 (8.33%) Clustering
5 9 (7.50%) Mainframe
6 5 (4.17%) iPad
6 5 (4.17%) DataPower
7 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.50%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.67%) Equities
8 2 (1.67%) User Experience
8 2 (1.67%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.67%) BYOD
9 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 73 (60.83%) Linux
2 52 (43.33%) UNIX
3 39 (32.50%) Windows
4 28 (23.33%) AIX
5 22 (18.33%) Solaris
6 13 (10.83%) zOS
6 13 (10.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.83%) CentOS
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.67%) ITIL
2 31 (25.83%) E-Commerce
3 19 (15.83%) Load Balancing
4 14 (11.67%) Migration
5 12 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (8.33%) Project Management
6 10 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (7.50%) Change Management
7 9 (7.50%) Validation
7 9 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.50%) Problem Management
7 9 (7.50%) Release Management
8 8 (6.67%) Load Testing
8 8 (6.67%) Capacity Management
8 8 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.00%) Document Management
10 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (56.67%) Java
2 29 (24.17%) Jython
3 20 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 20 (16.67%) Python
4 16 (13.33%) Perl
5 12 (10.00%) SQL
6 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.50%) Tcl
8 3 (2.50%) C#
8 3 (2.50%) PHP
9 2 (1.67%) Scala
10 1 (0.83%) R
10 1 (0.83%) JCL
10 1 (0.83%) XQuery
10 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) IBM Certification
3 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Squid
3 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (14.17%) CA Wily
2 8 (6.67%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (52.50%) IBM
2 31 (25.83%) Oracle
3 12 (10.00%) ATG
4 10 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.33%) TIBCO
5 9 (7.50%) AppDynamics
6 8 (6.67%) Kofax
6 8 (6.67%) F5
7 7 (5.83%) CA
7 7 (5.83%) Sybase
8 3 (2.50%) Adobe
8 3 (2.50%) Actimize
9 2 (1.67%) VMware
9 2 (1.67%) SAP
9 2 (1.67%) HP
9 2 (1.67%) Dell
9 2 (1.67%) Software AG
9 2 (1.67%) Lotus
9 2 (1.67%) webMethods
9 2 (1.67%) hybris