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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
England / London
Rank 378 380 384
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 25 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 1.04% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 14
Median daily rate £425 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £395 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £583 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3635 3469 3755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.02% 16.52% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2524 2367 2612
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 50 75
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 21 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 91 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 51 (56.04%) IBM
3 49 (53.85%) Java
4 40 (43.96%) Unix
5 34 (37.36%) J2EE
6 33 (36.26%) Middleware
7 32 (35.16%) Oracle
8 29 (31.87%) SQL
9 28 (30.77%) Perl
10 24 (26.37%) WebLogic
11 23 (25.27%) Linux
11 23 (25.27%) Finance
11 23 (25.27%) Load Balancing
12 22 (24.18%) Apache
12 22 (24.18%) XML
12 22 (24.18%) Jenkins
13 21 (23.08%) JIRA
13 21 (23.08%) Confluence
13 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (21.98%) SOAP
14 20 (21.98%) SSL
15 19 (20.88%) Firewall
15 19 (20.88%) ITIL
16 18 (19.78%) Jython
16 18 (19.78%) Puppet
17 17 (18.68%) DNS
18 16 (17.58%) Tomcat
18 16 (17.58%) Shell Script
19 15 (16.48%) WebSphere MQ
19 15 (16.48%) AIX

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 91 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (26.37%) WebLogic
3 22 (24.18%) Apache
4 21 (23.08%) Confluence
5 16 (17.58%) Tomcat
6 13 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
7 12 (13.19%) FileNet
7 12 (13.19%) JBoss
7 12 (13.19%) WebSphere Portal
8 8 (8.79%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (7.69%) IIS
10 6 (6.59%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (5.49%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (5.49%) Jetty
12 3 (3.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (2.20%) Mule
13 2 (2.20%) Mule ESB
13 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
13 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) PaaS
2 7 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.59%) Bluemix
3 6 (6.59%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.98%) SSL
2 19 (20.88%) Firewall
3 17 (18.68%) DNS
4 14 (15.38%) LDAP
5 11 (12.09%) HTTP
6 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.30%) DMZ
7 3 (3.30%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.20%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.20%) DHCP
9 1 (1.10%) FTP
9 1 (1.10%) Network Security
9 1 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) DB2
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (2.20%) QlikView
5 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) MySQL
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (24.18%) Jenkins
2 21 (23.08%) JIRA
3 7 (7.69%) Introscope
4 6 (6.59%) Gradle
4 6 (6.59%) gulp
4 6 (6.59%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (6.59%) Selenium
4 6 (6.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.40%) Maven
7 3 (3.30%) Rational Application Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Subversion
8 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.20%) JMeter
8 2 (2.20%) JUnit
8 2 (2.20%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.20%) Toad
9 1 (1.10%) Ant
9 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
General
1 23 (25.27%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Banking
2 15 (16.48%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Front Office
3 3 (3.30%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Developer
2 15 (16.48%) Java Developer
3 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) WebSphere Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Administrator
6 6 (6.59%) DevOps Specialist
6 6 (6.59%) WebSphere Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Specialist
8 4 (4.40%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Systems Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (37.36%) J2EE
2 33 (36.26%) Middleware
3 22 (24.18%) XML
4 20 (21.98%) SOAP
5 15 (16.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (15.38%) Web Services
7 11 (12.09%) Java EE
8 10 (10.99%) REST
8 10 (10.99%) Spring
9 9 (9.89%) JMS
10 7 (7.69%) HTML
10 7 (7.69%) JSP
10 7 (7.69%) Servlets
11 6 (6.59%) .NET
11 6 (6.59%) Browserify
11 6 (6.59%) CSS
11 6 (6.59%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (6.59%) Node.js
12 5 (5.49%) OSGi
12 5 (5.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) DataPower
2 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.59%) iPad
4 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.49%) iSeries
5 4 (4.40%) Clustering
5 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.40%) Derivative
6 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.30%) Market Risk
6 3 (3.30%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.10%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.96%) Unix
2 23 (25.27%) Linux
3 15 (16.48%) AIX
4 11 (12.09%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (10.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 10 (10.99%) Windows
6 6 (6.59%) SUSE
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Load Balancing
2 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.88%) ITIL
4 13 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
5 11 (12.09%) Logistics
5 11 (12.09%) Service Management
6 10 (10.99%) API Testing
6 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.89%) ITIL V3
7 9 (9.89%) ITSM
8 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 7 (7.69%) High Availability
9 7 (7.69%) MVC
10 6 (6.59%) BDD
10 6 (6.59%) DevOps
11 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.49%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.40%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.85%) Java
2 29 (31.87%) SQL
3 28 (30.77%) Perl
4 18 (19.78%) Jython
5 16 (17.58%) Shell Script
6 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (12.09%) Python
8 10 (10.99%) Bash Shell
9 8 (8.79%) Korn
10 5 (5.49%) PHP
11 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.30%) C
13 2 (2.20%) C#
13 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.20%) VB
13 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.20%) VB6
14 1 (1.10%) Ruby
14 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.89%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (7.69%) vSphere
5 6 (6.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (19.78%) Puppet
2 13 (14.29%) Ansible
3 6 (6.59%) Salt
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (2.20%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (2.20%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 51 (56.04%) IBM
2 32 (35.16%) Oracle
3 11 (12.09%) VMware
4 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.79%) Splunk
5 6 (6.59%) Veracode
6 5 (5.49%) Atlassian
6 5 (5.49%) Sybase
7 4 (4.40%) ATG
7 4 (4.40%) IBM Sterling
7 4 (4.40%) MuleSoft
8 3 (3.30%) Adobe
8 3 (3.30%) GoldenSource
8 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.20%) Citrix
9 2 (2.20%) F5
9 2 (2.20%) Sun
10 1 (1.10%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.10%) BEA
10 1 (1.10%) Kony