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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 367 357 325
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 39 49 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 1.10% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 53
Average daily rate
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£425 £406 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £419
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -11.64%
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
4710 4474 4311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.01% 18.97% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3211 2939 2743
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 96 140
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £13.13 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Paddington - 4 £400 -
City of London -13 3 £450 -47.05% 5
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 72 (58.54%) Linux
3 60 (48.78%) Java
4 52 (42.28%) UNIX
5 51 (41.46%) IBM
6 46 (37.40%) Windows
7 44 (35.77%) Introscope
8 39 (31.71%) DB2
9 37 (30.08%) ITIL
9 37 (30.08%) Jython
10 36 (29.27%) Finance
11 34 (27.64%) Apache
12 32 (26.02%) Solaris
12 32 (26.02%) Oracle
12 32 (26.02%) WebSphere MQ
13 31 (25.20%) AIX
14 27 (21.95%) Migration
14 27 (21.95%) CA Wily
15 26 (21.14%) zOS
15 26 (21.14%) IIS
16 25 (20.33%) Tomcat
16 25 (20.33%) CICS
16 25 (20.33%) LPAR
17 24 (19.51%) Middleware
17 24 (19.51%) E-Commerce
17 24 (19.51%) Load Balancing
18 22 (17.89%) Banking
19 21 (17.07%) Java EE
19 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (15.45%) WebSphere Portal

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (27.64%) Apache
3 26 (21.14%) IIS
4 25 (20.33%) Tomcat
4 25 (20.33%) CICS
5 19 (15.45%) WebSphere Portal
6 18 (14.63%) IBM HTTP Server
6 18 (14.63%) WebSphere Process Server
7 11 (8.94%) JBoss
8 7 (5.69%) Confluence
9 6 (4.88%) MQSeries
10 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
11 4 (3.25%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (2.44%) FileNet
13 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
13 2 (1.63%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.63%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.81%) PegaRULES
14 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
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 17 (13.82%) LDAP
2 15 (12.20%) HTTP
2 15 (12.20%) TCP/IP
3 13 (10.57%) DNS
3 13 (10.57%) Firewall
4 11 (8.94%) BIG-IP
4 11 (8.94%) SSL
5 7 (5.69%) DMZ
6 3 (2.44%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.81%) FTP
7 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.71%) DB2
2 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.13%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.07%) Sybase IQ
5 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 44 (35.77%) Introscope
2 8 (6.50%) JMeter
2 8 (6.50%) Ant
3 7 (5.69%) Maven
3 7 (5.69%) JIRA
4 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.88%) JUnit
5 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.25%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.25%) JBehave
6 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.44%) Subversion
8 2 (1.63%) Hudson
8 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.63%) Toad
8 2 (1.63%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.63%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (1.63%) ERwin
9 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (29.27%) Finance
2 22 (17.89%) Banking
3 10 (8.13%) Retail
4 8 (6.50%) Back Office
5 7 (5.69%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.69%) Retail Banking
6 6 (4.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (21.95%) Administrator
2 22 (17.89%) Analyst
3 21 (17.07%) WebSphere Administrator
4 19 (15.45%) Developer
5 16 (13.01%) Applications Support
6 15 (12.20%) Support Analyst
7 14 (11.38%) WebSphere Specialist
8 12 (9.76%) Server Administrator
8 12 (9.76%) Server Specialist
8 12 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
8 12 (9.76%) Applications Specialist
9 11 (8.94%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (8.94%) Java Developer
9 11 (8.94%) WebSphere Server Specialist
10 9 (7.32%) Technical Support Analyst
10 9 (7.32%) Technical Support
11 8 (6.50%) Support Engineer
11 8 (6.50%) Architect
11 8 (6.50%) Applications Support Engineer
12 6 (4.88%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.02%) WebSphere MQ
2 24 (19.51%) Middleware
3 21 (17.07%) Java EE
4 17 (13.82%) .NET
5 13 (10.57%) J2EE
6 11 (8.94%) Spring
6 11 (8.94%) XML
7 8 (6.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 7 (5.69%) Worklight
8 7 (5.69%) SOAP
8 7 (5.69%) Web Services
9 6 (4.88%) WCF
10 5 (4.07%) GWT
10 5 (4.07%) REST
10 5 (4.07%) JSP
10 5 (4.07%) Rendezvous
10 5 (4.07%) Ajax
11 4 (3.25%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (3.25%) JMS
11 4 (3.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) LPAR
2 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.57%) Mainframe
4 11 (8.94%) Clustering
5 10 (8.13%) PKI
6 4 (3.25%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (3.25%) DataPower
7 3 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.44%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.44%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.63%) Equities
8 2 (1.63%) iPad
8 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.63%) BYOD
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
9 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.81%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 72 (58.54%) Linux
2 52 (42.28%) UNIX
3 46 (37.40%) Windows
4 32 (26.02%) Solaris
5 31 (25.20%) AIX
6 26 (21.14%) zOS
7 7 (5.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.44%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.44%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.63%) HPUX
12 1 (0.81%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.81%) CentOS
12 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.08%) ITIL
2 27 (21.95%) Migration
3 24 (19.51%) E-Commerce
3 24 (19.51%) Load Balancing
4 14 (11.38%) Risk Management
5 11 (8.94%) Change Management
5 11 (8.94%) Release Management
6 10 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.32%) Project Management
8 8 (6.50%) Problem Management
8 8 (6.50%) Load Testing
8 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.50%) Capacity Management
9 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.88%) Validation
10 6 (4.88%) Scrum
11 5 (4.07%) TDD
11 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.78%) Java
2 37 (30.08%) Jython
3 19 (15.45%) Python
4 17 (13.82%) Perl
5 16 (13.01%) Shell Script
6 13 (10.57%) SQL
7 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.25%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.44%) Tcl
10 3 (2.44%) VB6
10 3 (2.44%) C#
10 3 (2.44%) VB
10 3 (2.44%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.81%) C
11 1 (0.81%) XPath
11 1 (0.81%) JCL
11 1 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (21.95%) 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
5 1 (0.81%) Nagios
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (41.46%) IBM
2 32 (26.02%) Oracle
3 17 (13.82%) CA
4 11 (8.94%) F5
5 10 (8.13%) TIBCO
5 10 (8.13%) ATG
5 10 (8.13%) Sybase
6 7 (5.69%) AppDynamics
7 5 (4.07%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.25%) Cadence
9 3 (2.44%) Altiris
9 3 (2.44%) HP
9 3 (2.44%) Actimize
10 2 (1.63%) Demandware
10 2 (1.63%) hybris
10 2 (1.63%) Dell
10 2 (1.63%) SAP
10 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.63%) Lotus
11 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
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