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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 384 396 378
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 52 38 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.24% 0.86% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 27
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £320 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
- +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
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
4199 4424 4180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.95% 18.75% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2951 2986 2721
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 79 93
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.71 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.82% -1.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 July 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 July 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 +53 9 £425 -5.55%
Docklands, London - 2 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 153 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 82 (53.59%) Linux
3 81 (52.94%) Java
4 74 (48.37%) IBM
5 60 (39.22%) Apache
6 54 (35.29%) Middleware
7 53 (34.64%) Finance
8 50 (32.68%) Oracle
9 48 (31.37%) J2EE
10 44 (28.76%) Unix
11 43 (28.10%) Shell Script
12 42 (27.45%) ITIL
12 42 (27.45%) IBM HTTP Server
13 40 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (25.49%) WebLogic
14 39 (25.49%) SQL
15 38 (24.84%) SSL
16 34 (22.22%) ATG
17 33 (21.57%) Perl
17 33 (21.57%) HTTP
18 32 (20.92%) AIX
18 32 (20.92%) Degree
19 31 (20.26%) Web Services
19 31 (20.26%) DNS
20 30 (19.61%) Jython
21 29 (18.95%) Python
22 28 (18.30%) XML
22 28 (18.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
23 26 (16.99%) Oracle Database
23 26 (16.99%) JSP

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
1 153 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 60 (39.22%) Apache
3 42 (27.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 39 (25.49%) WebLogic
5 20 (13.07%) Tomcat
6 16 (10.46%) WebSphere Portal
7 12 (7.84%) JBoss
8 10 (6.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (6.54%) WebSphere Process Server
9 8 (5.23%) FileNet
9 8 (5.23%) IIS
10 7 (4.58%) iPlanet
10 7 (4.58%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (2.61%) GlassFish
11 4 (2.61%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.31%) CloudStack
12 2 (1.31%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (1.31%) Tuxedo
13 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.61%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.61%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.84%) SSL
2 33 (21.57%) HTTP
3 31 (20.26%) DNS
4 14 (9.15%) LDAP
5 11 (7.19%) Firewall
6 3 (1.96%) FTP
6 3 (1.96%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.31%) NAS
7 2 (1.31%) SAN
7 2 (1.31%) SSH
8 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.65%) Internet
8 1 (0.65%) Intranet
8 1 (0.65%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.99%) Oracle Database
2 25 (16.34%) DB2
3 10 (6.54%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.31%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.31%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.31%) MySQL
5 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (16.99%) Introscope
2 18 (11.76%) JUnit
3 14 (9.15%) Maven
4 8 (5.23%) Rational Application Developer
4 8 (5.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 6 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.92%) Subversion
6 5 (3.27%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.96%) JIRA
8 2 (1.31%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.31%) Hudson
8 2 (1.31%) Log4j
8 2 (1.31%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.31%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.65%) Build Forge
9 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 53 (34.64%) Finance
2 21 (13.73%) Banking
3 12 (7.84%) Retail
4 9 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.61%) Back Office
6 4 (2.61%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (26.14%) Developer
2 36 (23.53%) Administrator
3 25 (16.34%) WebSphere Administrator
4 23 (15.03%) Java Developer
5 22 (14.38%) Architect
6 16 (10.46%) Consultant
7 13 (8.50%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.19%) Agile Developer
8 11 (7.19%) Agile Java Developer
8 11 (7.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (7.19%) Server Administrator
8 11 (7.19%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
8 11 (7.19%) WebSphere Consultant
9 10 (6.54%) Lead Developer
9 10 (6.54%) Lead Java Developer
9 10 (6.54%) Senior Agile Developer
9 10 (6.54%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 9 (5.88%) WebSphere Architect
11 7 (4.58%) Applications Consultant
11 7 (4.58%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (35.29%) Middleware
2 48 (31.37%) J2EE
3 31 (20.26%) Web Services
4 28 (18.30%) XML
5 26 (16.99%) JSP
5 26 (16.99%) WebSphere MQ
6 24 (15.69%) Spring
7 21 (13.73%) EJB
8 18 (11.76%) HTML
9 16 (10.46%) Servlets
10 14 (9.15%) Ajax
11 13 (8.50%) JMS
11 13 (8.50%) Struts
12 12 (7.84%) Hibernate
13 11 (7.19%) CSS
13 11 (7.19%) jQuery
13 11 (7.19%) JSTL
14 9 (5.88%) .NET
14 9 (5.88%) Flash
14 9 (5.88%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.69%) DataPower
2 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.15%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.19%) Web 2.0
5 9 (5.88%) Clustering
5 9 (5.88%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.61%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.96%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.96%) PKI
8 2 (1.31%) AS400
8 2 (1.31%) CMDB
8 2 (1.31%) Derivative
8 2 (1.31%) Equities
8 2 (1.31%) Fintech
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (53.59%) Linux
2 44 (28.76%) Unix
3 32 (20.92%) AIX
4 28 (18.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 12 (7.84%) Solaris
5 12 (7.84%) Windows
6 9 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.88%) zOS
7 7 (4.58%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.27%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (3.27%) SUSE
9 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.45%) ITIL
2 40 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.69%) Scrum
4 18 (11.76%) OO
4 18 (11.76%) Presales
4 18 (11.76%) SOA
5 17 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (11.11%) Project Management
6 15 (9.80%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.50%) Web Development
8 12 (7.84%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.84%) Risk Management
8 12 (7.84%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.54%) Asset Management
9 10 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.54%) Migration
10 9 (5.88%) Analytics
10 9 (5.88%) Business Development
10 9 (5.88%) OOD
10 9 (5.88%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (52.94%) Java
2 43 (28.10%) Shell Script
3 39 (25.49%) SQL
4 33 (21.57%) Perl
5 30 (19.61%) Jython
6 29 (18.95%) Python
7 16 (10.46%) JavaScript
8 15 (9.80%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.23%) PHP
10 4 (2.61%) Korn
10 4 (2.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (1.31%) C
11 2 (1.31%) C++
11 2 (1.31%) COBOL
11 2 (1.31%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.31%) Ruby
11 2 (1.31%) VBScript
12 1 (0.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (20.92%) Degree
2 3 (1.96%) MBA
3 2 (1.31%) IBM Certification
3 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) SEPA
2 4 (2.61%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.61%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (3.92%) vSphere
2 4 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.31%) Samba
3 2 (1.31%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.31%) Squid
3 2 (1.31%) Xen
3 2 (1.31%) XenServer
4 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.54%) Puppet
2 8 (5.23%) Ansible
3 4 (2.61%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.31%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.31%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.31%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.31%) Salt
4 2 (1.31%) Terraform
5 1 (0.65%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 74 (48.37%) IBM
2 50 (32.68%) Oracle
3 34 (22.22%) ATG
4 18 (11.76%) AppDynamics
5 10 (6.54%) Adobe
5 10 (6.54%) BEA
5 10 (6.54%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.54%) VMware
6 9 (5.88%) hybris
7 8 (5.23%) Pega
8 6 (3.92%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.27%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.61%) Sun
10 4 (2.61%) webMethods
11 3 (1.96%) Citrix
11 3 (1.96%) Splunk
12 2 (1.31%) Demandware
12 2 (1.31%) EnterpriseDB
12 2 (1.31%) Fundtech
12 2 (1.31%) Solace