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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 355 361 357
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 60 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.32% 1.51% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 41 31
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£377 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £413 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
4552 4576 4742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.57% 18.21% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3073 3030 3052
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 104 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £57.50 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -2 7 £425 -12.82% 2
Greenford - 3 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 67 (56.78%) IBM
3 55 (46.61%) Linux
4 46 (38.98%) Finance
5 40 (33.90%) Java
5 40 (33.90%) Middleware
6 39 (33.05%) SSL
7 37 (31.36%) IBM HTTP Server
8 35 (29.66%) Jython
9 34 (28.81%) Bash Shell
10 33 (27.97%) Retail
10 33 (27.97%) Apache
11 31 (26.27%) JMS
11 31 (26.27%) Oracle
12 30 (25.42%) HTTP
13 29 (24.58%) Windows
13 29 (24.58%) ITIL
14 27 (22.88%) Shell Script
15 25 (21.19%) SQL
16 24 (20.34%) AIX
17 23 (19.49%) Worklight
18 21 (17.80%) Tomcat
18 21 (17.80%) Perl
18 21 (17.80%) Introscope
19 20 (16.95%) Banking
20 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
21 18 (15.25%) UML
21 18 (15.25%) UNIX
22 17 (14.41%) IIS
23 16 (13.56%) J2EE

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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
1 118 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 37 (31.36%) IBM HTTP Server
3 33 (27.97%) Apache
4 21 (17.80%) Tomcat
5 17 (14.41%) IIS
6 14 (11.86%) Adobe CQ
7 11 (9.32%) WebSphere Process Server
8 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
9 9 (7.63%) WebLogic
10 7 (5.93%) MQSeries
11 4 (3.39%) CICS
11 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (2.54%) Documentum
12 3 (2.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (1.69%) CMS
14 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.85%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) MS Project
1 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
1 9 (7.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) SPSS
3 1 (0.85%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 10 (8.47%) JDE OneWorld
2 7 (5.93%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (3.39%) Tridion
4 3 (2.54%) WebTrends
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 39 (33.05%) SSL
2 30 (25.42%) HTTP
3 12 (10.17%) DNS
3 12 (10.17%) Internet
4 10 (8.47%) FTP
5 4 (3.39%) Intranet
5 4 (3.39%) Firewall
6 3 (2.54%) LDAP
7 2 (1.69%) SMTP
7 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) DB2
2 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.32%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.54%) MySQL
7 3 (2.54%) Big Data
8 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 21 (17.80%) Introscope
2 7 (5.93%) Ant
3 6 (5.08%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.08%) Subversion
4 5 (4.24%) JUnit
5 4 (3.39%) ClearCase
5 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (3.39%) Log4j
5 4 (3.39%) JIRA
6 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.54%) Maven
7 2 (1.69%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.85%) Hudson
8 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.85%) XDE
8 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (38.98%) Finance
2 33 (27.97%) Retail
3 20 (16.95%) Banking
4 10 (8.47%) Investment Banking
4 10 (8.47%) Back Office
5 7 (5.93%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.08%) Front Office
7 4 (3.39%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.54%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.69%) Publishing
10 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.85%) International Banking
10 1 (0.85%) Marketing
10 1 (0.85%) French Language
10 1 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (32.20%) Developer
2 21 (17.80%) Administrator
3 19 (16.10%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Architect
5 9 (7.63%) Consultant
5 9 (7.63%) WebSphere Administrator
6 8 (6.78%) Server Administrator
6 8 (6.78%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 7 (5.93%) WebSphere Specialist
7 7 (5.93%) Middleware Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Java Programmer
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Programmer
9 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.24%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) WebSphere Consultant
9 5 (4.24%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.90%) Middleware
2 31 (26.27%) JMS
3 23 (19.49%) Worklight
4 16 (13.56%) J2EE
5 15 (12.71%) JDBC
6 14 (11.86%) XML
7 13 (11.02%) Web Services
8 12 (10.17%) Spring
9 11 (9.32%) HTML
9 11 (9.32%) REST
10 9 (7.63%) CSS
10 9 (7.63%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (7.63%) Ajax
11 7 (5.93%) Java EE
11 7 (5.93%) WSDL
11 7 (5.93%) .NET
11 7 (5.93%) EJB
11 7 (5.93%) SOAP
12 6 (5.08%) JSP
12 6 (5.08%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Mainframe
1 10 (8.47%) AS400
2 8 (6.78%) PMI
2 8 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.93%) Derivative
4 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.39%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.39%) Web 2.0
5 4 (3.39%) DataPower
6 2 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.69%) Tandem
6 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.69%) Firmware
6 2 (1.69%) HACMP
6 2 (1.69%) LPAR
6 2 (1.69%) Open Source
7 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.85%) Equities
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 55 (46.61%) Linux
2 29 (24.58%) Windows
3 24 (20.34%) AIX
4 18 (15.25%) UNIX
5 14 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (11.02%) SUSE
7 11 (9.32%) Solaris
8 6 (5.08%) HPUX
9 5 (4.24%) zOS
9 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.58%) ITIL
2 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.25%) UML
4 15 (12.71%) OO
5 14 (11.86%) E-Commerce
6 13 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (10.17%) Scrum
8 11 (9.32%) Problem Management
8 11 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.47%) Migration
10 9 (7.63%) Project Management
11 8 (6.78%) SOA
11 8 (6.78%) Change Management
11 8 (6.78%) TOGAF
11 8 (6.78%) Content Management
11 8 (6.78%) Performance Testing
12 7 (5.93%) Release Management
12 7 (5.93%) Incident Management
12 7 (5.93%) Requirements Management
12 7 (5.93%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.90%) Java
2 35 (29.66%) Jython
3 34 (28.81%) Bash Shell
4 27 (22.88%) Shell Script
5 25 (21.19%) SQL
6 21 (17.80%) Perl
7 14 (11.86%) JavaScript
8 12 (10.17%) Python
9 9 (7.63%) Korn
10 7 (5.93%) C-shell
11 6 (5.08%) PL/SQL
12 5 (4.24%) C
12 5 (4.24%) C#
13 4 (3.39%) Scala
13 4 (3.39%) XPath
14 3 (2.54%) PHP
15 2 (1.69%) REXX
16 1 (0.85%) C++
16 1 (0.85%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) Degree
4 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) ISA Server
1 2 (1.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Puppet
2 6 (5.08%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.69%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.69%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.85%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 67 (56.78%) IBM
2 31 (26.27%) Oracle
3 16 (13.56%) ATG
4 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
5 14 (11.86%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.47%) JD Edwards
6 10 (8.47%) Citrix
6 10 (8.47%) JBoss
7 8 (6.78%) HP
8 7 (5.93%) Software AG
9 4 (3.39%) Interwoven
9 4 (3.39%) Adobe
9 4 (3.39%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.39%) Blue Martini
9 4 (3.39%) Elastic Path
10 3 (2.54%) Mercator
10 3 (2.54%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.69%) Remedy
11 2 (1.69%) Informatica
11 2 (1.69%) hybris
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