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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 339 335 303
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 64 60 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.51% 1.45% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 58
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
WebSphere Application Server
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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
4249 4126 3921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.17% 18.23% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2843 2869 2495
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 60 168
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.40 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 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 22 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 +11 10 £375 -37.50% 3
Greenford +7 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 22 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.

1 123 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 76 (61.79%) Linux
3 71 (57.72%) Java
4 63 (51.22%) IBM
5 55 (44.72%) UNIX
6 46 (37.40%) ITIL
7 42 (34.15%) Windows
8 40 (32.52%) Apache
8 40 (32.52%) Finance
9 37 (30.08%) Introscope
10 33 (26.83%) Oracle
11 32 (26.02%) E-Commerce
12 30 (24.39%) Jython
13 29 (23.58%) IIS
13 29 (23.58%) Middleware
14 28 (22.76%) Tomcat
14 28 (22.76%) AIX
15 27 (21.95%) DB2
16 25 (20.33%) WebSphere MQ
16 25 (20.33%) Banking
17 24 (19.51%) IBM HTTP Server
18 23 (18.70%) .NET
18 23 (18.70%) Solaris
18 23 (18.70%) Python
19 22 (17.89%) HTTP
19 22 (17.89%) Java EE
19 22 (17.89%) Load Balancing
20 20 (16.26%) Perl
20 20 (16.26%) Shell Script
21 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 123 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 40 (32.52%) Apache
3 29 (23.58%) IIS
4 28 (22.76%) Tomcat
5 24 (19.51%) IBM HTTP Server
6 15 (12.20%) WebSphere Process Server
6 15 (12.20%) WebSphere Portal
7 14 (11.38%) CICS
8 11 (8.94%) FileNet
9 9 (7.32%) JBoss
10 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
11 6 (4.88%) WebLogic
12 5 (4.07%) MQSeries
13 4 (3.25%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (2.44%) Confluence
14 3 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (1.63%) IBM Notes
15 2 (1.63%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Project
1 1 (0.81%) MS Office
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.50%) RMDS
2 2 (1.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.81%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.89%) HTTP
2 17 (13.82%) LDAP
3 14 (11.38%) DNS
4 13 (10.57%) Firewall
5 12 (9.76%) SSL
6 11 (8.94%) BIG-IP
7 10 (8.13%) TCP/IP
8 8 (6.50%) DMZ
9 2 (1.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.95%) DB2
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.07%) Sybase IQ
6 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.81%) MySQL
8 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 37 (30.08%) Introscope
2 8 (6.50%) JMeter
2 8 (6.50%) Ant
3 5 (4.07%) Maven
4 4 (3.25%) Subversion
4 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.44%) JIRA
5 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.44%) Hudson
6 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.63%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.63%) Toad
6 2 (1.63%) JUnit
6 2 (1.63%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.63%) ERwin
6 2 (1.63%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.81%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (0.81%) WebLOAD
General
1 40 (32.52%) Finance
2 25 (20.33%) Banking
3 15 (12.20%) Back Office
4 14 (11.38%) Retail
5 8 (6.50%) Retail Banking
6 6 (4.88%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.88%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.44%) Front Office
8 2 (1.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.58%) Administrator
2 27 (21.95%) Developer
3 24 (19.51%) Analyst
4 19 (15.45%) Support Analyst
5 17 (13.82%) WebSphere Administrator
6 16 (13.01%) Applications Support
7 15 (12.20%) Technical Analyst
8 13 (10.57%) Technical Support
8 13 (10.57%) Technical Support Analyst
9 11 (8.94%) Java Developer
10 10 (8.13%) Architect
11 9 (7.32%) Support Engineer
11 9 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
11 9 (7.32%) Applications Support Engineer
11 9 (7.32%) Server Administrator
12 7 (5.69%) WebSphere Specialist
12 7 (5.69%) FileNet Developer
13 6 (4.88%) FileNet Administrator
13 6 (4.88%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
13 6 (4.88%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.58%) Middleware
2 25 (20.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 23 (18.70%) .NET
4 22 (17.89%) Java EE
5 15 (12.20%) J2EE
6 9 (7.32%) Worklight
7 8 (6.50%) Spring
7 8 (6.50%) Web Services
8 7 (5.69%) XML
8 7 (5.69%) HTML
9 6 (4.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 5 (4.07%) Rendezvous
10 5 (4.07%) SOAP
10 5 (4.07%) GWT
11 4 (3.25%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (3.25%) CSS
11 4 (3.25%) JSP
12 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.44%) WCF
12 3 (2.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.38%) LPAR
3 11 (8.94%) PKI
4 10 (8.13%) Clustering
4 10 (8.13%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.07%) DataPower
5 5 (4.07%) iPad
6 3 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.44%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.63%) User Experience
7 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.63%) BYOD
7 2 (1.63%) Equities
8 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.81%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 76 (61.79%) Linux
2 55 (44.72%) UNIX
3 42 (34.15%) Windows
4 28 (22.76%) AIX
5 23 (18.70%) Solaris
6 14 (11.38%) zOS
7 13 (10.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 6 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.44%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.44%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.81%) HPUX
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.81%) CentOS
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.40%) ITIL
2 32 (26.02%) E-Commerce
3 22 (17.89%) Load Balancing
4 16 (13.01%) Migration
5 15 (12.20%) Risk Management
6 12 (9.76%) Release Management
6 12 (9.76%) Change Management
7 10 (8.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (8.13%) Project Management
8 9 (7.32%) Problem Management
8 9 (7.32%) Validation
9 8 (6.50%) Capacity Management
9 8 (6.50%) Waterfall
9 8 (6.50%) Load Testing
10 7 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (4.88%) Service Delivery
12 5 (4.07%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (57.72%) Java
2 30 (24.39%) Jython
3 23 (18.70%) Python
4 20 (16.26%) Perl
4 20 (16.26%) Shell Script
5 16 (13.01%) SQL
6 6 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.44%) Tcl
8 3 (2.44%) C#
8 3 (2.44%) PHP
9 2 (1.63%) Scala
10 1 (0.81%) XQuery
10 1 (0.81%) JCL
10 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) XPath
10 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) IBM Certification
3 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) Squid
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (14.63%) CA Wily
2 11 (8.94%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (4.07%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.44%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (51.22%) IBM
2 33 (26.83%) Oracle
3 13 (10.57%) ATG
4 11 (8.94%) F5
5 10 (8.13%) TIBCO
5 10 (8.13%) Sybase
6 9 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.32%) AppDynamics
7 8 (6.50%) Kofax
7 8 (6.50%) CA
8 3 (2.44%) Adobe
8 3 (2.44%) Actimize
8 3 (2.44%) Altiris
9 2 (1.63%) hybris
9 2 (1.63%) Demandware
9 2 (1.63%) SAP
9 2 (1.63%) Lotus
9 2 (1.63%) Software AG
9 2 (1.63%) HP
9 2 (1.63%) Dell
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