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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 375 366 346
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 44 56 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 1.23% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 46
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£413 £378 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -24.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £324 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £370 £438
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -15.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.00%
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
4917 4549 4485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.43% 18.97% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3398 2979 2923
Average daily rate £414 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 113 109
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Paddington - 4 £400 -
City of London -9 3 £450 +33.33% 2
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 106 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 58 (54.72%) Linux
3 49 (46.23%) Java
4 45 (42.45%) DB2
4 45 (42.45%) Windows
5 43 (40.57%) IBM
6 42 (39.62%) UNIX
7 35 (33.02%) WebSphere MQ
8 34 (32.08%) Oracle
9 33 (31.13%) AIX
10 31 (29.25%) Finance
10 31 (29.25%) Migration
11 29 (27.36%) zOS
11 29 (27.36%) Jython
12 28 (26.42%) LPAR
12 28 (26.42%) CICS
12 28 (26.42%) Introscope
13 27 (25.47%) Solaris
14 22 (20.75%) CA Wily
14 22 (20.75%) Banking
15 20 (18.87%) IIS
16 19 (17.92%) Tomcat
16 19 (17.92%) E-Commerce
16 19 (17.92%) CA
17 18 (16.98%) Middleware
17 18 (16.98%) ITIL
18 17 (16.04%) WebSphere Process Server
19 16 (15.09%) WebSphere Portal
19 16 (15.09%) Apache
19 16 (15.09%) Analytical Skills

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 106 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 28 (26.42%) CICS
3 20 (18.87%) IIS
4 19 (17.92%) Tomcat
5 17 (16.04%) WebSphere Process Server
6 16 (15.09%) WebSphere Portal
6 16 (15.09%) Apache
7 13 (12.26%) JBoss
7 13 (12.26%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (6.60%) Confluence
9 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
9 4 (3.77%) MQSeries
10 3 (2.83%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.94%) FileNet
12 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.94%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) RMDS
2 2 (1.89%) Magento
3 1 (0.94%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) LDAP
1 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.49%) HTTP
3 7 (6.60%) DNS
3 7 (6.60%) Firewall
4 6 (5.66%) BIG-IP
5 5 (4.72%) SSL
6 4 (3.77%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.83%) DMZ
8 2 (1.89%) FTP
9 1 (0.94%) ATM
9 1 (0.94%) Internet
9 1 (0.94%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.94%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (42.45%) DB2
2 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.38%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.72%) Sybase IQ
6 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.94%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.94%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 28 (26.42%) Introscope
2 9 (8.49%) Maven
3 8 (7.55%) JIRA
3 8 (7.55%) Ant
3 8 (7.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.66%) Subversion
4 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.66%) JUnit
5 4 (3.77%) JBehave
5 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.77%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.83%) JMeter
7 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.89%) Hudson
8 1 (0.94%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.94%) Mockito
8 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.94%) Build Forge
8 1 (0.94%) Toad
8 1 (0.94%) HP UFT
General
1 31 (29.25%) Finance
2 22 (20.75%) Banking
3 8 (7.55%) Retail
3 8 (7.55%) Back Office
4 7 (6.60%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.66%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.66%) Front Office
6 1 (0.94%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (20.75%) Analyst
2 21 (19.81%) Administrator
3 19 (17.92%) Developer
4 16 (15.09%) WebSphere Administrator
4 16 (15.09%) WebSphere Specialist
5 14 (13.21%) Server Specialist
5 14 (13.21%) Support Analyst
5 14 (13.21%) Applications Specialist
6 13 (12.26%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 12 (11.32%) Java Developer
8 10 (9.43%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (8.49%) Technical Support Analyst
9 9 (8.49%) Technical Support
9 9 (8.49%) Architect
10 8 (7.55%) Applications Support
11 7 (6.60%) Server Administrator
11 7 (6.60%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
12 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Developer
12 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
13 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.02%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (16.98%) Middleware
3 13 (12.26%) J2EE
4 12 (11.32%) .NET
4 12 (11.32%) XML
5 11 (10.38%) Spring
6 9 (8.49%) Java EE
7 8 (7.55%) SOAP
7 8 (7.55%) Web Services
8 7 (6.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 7 (6.60%) WCF
9 6 (5.66%) Ajax
10 5 (4.72%) JMS
10 5 (4.72%) Rendezvous
10 5 (4.72%) JSP
10 5 (4.72%) HTML
10 5 (4.72%) REST
10 5 (4.72%) GWT
11 4 (3.77%) WPF
11 4 (3.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.42%) LPAR
2 16 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (14.15%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.66%) Clustering
5 4 (3.77%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (3.77%) PKI
5 4 (3.77%) DataPower
6 3 (2.83%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.83%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.83%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.89%) Equities
7 2 (1.89%) iPad
7 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.89%) BYOD
8 1 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.94%) User Experience
8 1 (0.94%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 58 (54.72%) Linux
2 45 (42.45%) Windows
3 42 (39.62%) UNIX
4 33 (31.13%) AIX
5 29 (27.36%) zOS
6 27 (25.47%) Solaris
7 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.83%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.83%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.89%) SUSE
9 2 (1.89%) HPUX
10 1 (0.94%) i5/OS
10 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.94%) CentOS
10 1 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.25%) Migration
2 19 (17.92%) E-Commerce
3 18 (16.98%) ITIL
4 14 (13.21%) Load Balancing
5 11 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.60%) Scrum
6 7 (6.60%) Change Management
6 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.66%) Release Management
7 6 (5.66%) OO
7 6 (5.66%) Risk Management
7 6 (5.66%) Validation
8 5 (4.72%) TDD
8 5 (4.72%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.72%) BDD
9 4 (3.77%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.77%) Automated Testing
9 4 (3.77%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.77%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (46.23%) Java
2 29 (27.36%) Jython
3 13 (12.26%) SQL
4 10 (9.43%) Python
5 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.55%) Perl
6 6 (5.66%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.66%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.72%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.77%) VB6
8 4 (3.77%) VB
8 4 (3.77%) C#
9 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.94%) XPath
10 1 (0.94%) JCL
10 1 (0.94%) XQuery
10 1 (0.94%) C
10 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) vSphere
3 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (20.75%) CA Wily
2 6 (5.66%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (4.72%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.83%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.94%) Nagios
5 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (40.57%) IBM
2 34 (32.08%) Oracle
3 19 (17.92%) CA
4 9 (8.49%) Sybase
5 7 (6.60%) F5
6 6 (5.66%) TIBCO
7 5 (4.72%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.77%) ATG
8 4 (3.77%) Cadence
8 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.83%) Altiris
9 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.83%) Actimize
10 2 (1.89%) Demandware
10 2 (1.89%) hybris
10 2 (1.89%) Lotus
10 2 (1.89%) VMware
10 2 (1.89%) HP
11 1 (0.94%) EMC
11 1 (0.94%) Intel