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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 342 387 365
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 78 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 1.14% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 34 29
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +21.36%
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
3916 4280 4128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.34% 18.37% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2822 2864 2764
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 100 75
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.54 £37.90 £46.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

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 June 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 June 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 +48 12 £425 +34.38%
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 143 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 87 (60.84%) Linux
3 76 (53.15%) Java
4 66 (46.15%) IBM
5 61 (42.66%) Apache
6 50 (34.97%) Middleware
6 50 (34.97%) Finance
7 46 (32.17%) Oracle
8 45 (31.47%) Shell Script
9 44 (30.77%) J2EE
9 44 (30.77%) ITIL
9 44 (30.77%) Unix
10 42 (29.37%) IBM HTTP Server
11 39 (27.27%) SQL
11 39 (27.27%) SSL
12 37 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (25.17%) AIX
14 35 (24.48%) Degree
15 33 (23.08%) ATG
15 33 (23.08%) Web Services
16 32 (22.38%) HTTP
16 32 (22.38%) DNS
17 31 (21.68%) WebLogic
17 31 (21.68%) Perl
18 30 (20.98%) Oracle Database
19 29 (20.28%) Python
19 29 (20.28%) WebSphere MQ
20 28 (19.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
21 27 (18.88%) Jython
22 26 (18.18%) Introscope

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
1 143 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 61 (42.66%) Apache
3 42 (29.37%) IBM HTTP Server
4 31 (21.68%) WebLogic
5 21 (14.69%) Tomcat
6 13 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
6 13 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
7 12 (8.39%) JBoss
8 11 (7.69%) IIS
9 10 (6.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (6.99%) iPlanet
10 3 (2.10%) FileNet
10 3 (2.10%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.40%) CloudStack
11 2 (1.40%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.40%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.40%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.70%) CICS
12 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.50%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.50%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.27%) SSL
2 32 (22.38%) DNS
2 32 (22.38%) HTTP
3 12 (8.39%) Firewall
4 5 (3.50%) LDAP
5 3 (2.10%) FTP
5 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.40%) NAS
6 2 (1.40%) SAN
7 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.70%) Internet
7 1 (0.70%) Intranet
7 1 (0.70%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.70%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.98%) Oracle Database
2 23 (16.08%) DB2
3 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.40%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.40%) MySQL
6 1 (0.70%) Adabas
6 1 (0.70%) Big Data
6 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (18.18%) Introscope
2 19 (13.29%) JUnit
3 15 (10.49%) Maven
4 8 (5.59%) Rational Application Developer
4 8 (5.59%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.20%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.50%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.50%) Subversion
7 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.10%) JIRA
8 2 (1.40%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.40%) Hudson
8 2 (1.40%) Log4j
8 2 (1.40%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.70%) Build Forge
9 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (34.97%) Finance
2 16 (11.19%) Banking
3 11 (7.69%) Retail
4 9 (6.29%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.50%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.80%) Back Office
6 4 (2.80%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (27.27%) Developer
2 33 (23.08%) Administrator
3 23 (16.08%) WebSphere Administrator
4 22 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 21 (14.69%) Architect
6 13 (9.09%) Consultant
7 12 (8.39%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.39%) WebSphere Consultant
8 11 (7.69%) Agile Developer
8 11 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
8 11 (7.69%) Lead Developer
8 11 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
9 10 (6.99%) Applications Consultant
9 10 (6.99%) Senior Agile Developer
9 10 (6.99%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 10 (6.99%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (6.99%) Server Consultant
9 10 (6.99%) WebSphere Server Consultant
10 9 (6.29%) Server Administrator
10 9 (6.29%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.97%) Middleware
2 44 (30.77%) J2EE
3 33 (23.08%) Web Services
4 29 (20.28%) WebSphere MQ
5 25 (17.48%) XML
6 24 (16.78%) JSP
7 23 (16.08%) Spring
8 20 (13.99%) EJB
9 18 (12.59%) HTML
10 14 (9.79%) Servlets
11 13 (9.09%) Ajax
12 12 (8.39%) jQuery
12 12 (8.39%) Struts
13 11 (7.69%) JSTL
14 10 (6.99%) CSS
15 9 (6.29%) Flash
15 9 (6.29%) Hibernate
15 9 (6.29%) JNDI
16 8 (5.59%) RESTful
16 8 (5.59%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) DataPower
2 14 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.39%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.29%) Hedge funds
4 9 (6.29%) Web 2.0
5 8 (5.59%) Clustering
6 4 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.80%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.10%) PKI
8 2 (1.40%) AS400
8 2 (1.40%) CMDB
8 2 (1.40%) Derivative
8 2 (1.40%) Equities
8 2 (1.40%) Fintech
8 2 (1.40%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (60.84%) Linux
2 44 (30.77%) Unix
3 36 (25.17%) AIX
4 28 (19.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 17 (11.89%) Windows
6 16 (11.19%) Solaris
7 13 (9.09%) zOS
8 10 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.59%) Windows Server
10 6 (4.20%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (4.20%) SUSE
11 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.77%) ITIL
2 37 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.38%) Scrum
4 18 (12.59%) OO
4 18 (12.59%) Project Management
5 17 (11.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (11.19%) SOA
7 14 (9.79%) E-Commerce
7 14 (9.79%) Presales
7 14 (9.79%) Web Development
8 13 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 11 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.99%) Asset Management
10 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (6.99%) Migration
11 9 (6.29%) Business Development
11 9 (6.29%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.29%) Load Balancing
11 9 (6.29%) OOD
11 9 (6.29%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (53.15%) Java
2 45 (31.47%) Shell Script
3 39 (27.27%) SQL
4 31 (21.68%) Perl
5 29 (20.28%) Python
6 27 (18.88%) Jython
7 17 (11.89%) Bash Shell
8 15 (10.49%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.90%) PHP
10 5 (3.50%) Korn
11 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (2.10%) COBOL
12 3 (2.10%) Ruby
12 3 (2.10%) VBScript
13 2 (1.40%) C
13 2 (1.40%) C++
13 2 (1.40%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (24.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.40%) IBM Certification
2 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.10%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.90%) vSphere
3 5 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.40%) Samba
5 2 (1.40%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.40%) Squid
5 2 (1.40%) Xen
5 2 (1.40%) XenServer
6 1 (0.70%) ACF2
6 1 (0.70%) RACF
6 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) Ansible
2 7 (4.90%) Puppet
3 5 (3.50%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.40%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.40%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.40%) Salt
4 2 (1.40%) Terraform
5 1 (0.70%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 66 (46.15%) IBM
2 46 (32.17%) Oracle
3 33 (23.08%) ATG
4 18 (12.59%) AppDynamics
5 10 (6.99%) Adobe
5 10 (6.99%) BEA
5 10 (6.99%) VMware
6 9 (6.29%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.59%) hybris
7 8 (5.59%) Pega
8 6 (4.20%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.80%) Sun
9 4 (2.80%) webMethods
10 3 (2.10%) Citrix
10 3 (2.10%) Splunk
11 2 (1.40%) DataSynapse
11 2 (1.40%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (1.40%) F5
11 2 (1.40%) Solace
11 2 (1.40%) Veritas