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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 355 352 357
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 59 71 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.30% 1.55% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 37
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£375 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £401 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -19.35%
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
4529 4588 4644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.69% 18.19% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3090 3067 3005
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 103 162
Average hourly rate £18.92 £21.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.89% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +8 6 £425 -13.92% 1
Greenford - 3 - -
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England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 114 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 68 (59.65%) IBM
3 54 (47.37%) Linux
4 45 (39.47%) Finance
5 40 (35.09%) Middleware
6 39 (34.21%) SSL
6 39 (34.21%) Java
7 37 (32.46%) IBM HTTP Server
8 35 (30.70%) Jython
9 33 (28.95%) Apache
9 33 (28.95%) Bash Shell
10 32 (28.07%) Retail
11 31 (27.19%) Oracle
12 30 (26.32%) JMS
12 30 (26.32%) HTTP
13 29 (25.44%) ITIL
14 27 (23.68%) Windows
14 27 (23.68%) Shell Script
15 24 (21.05%) AIX
16 23 (20.18%) Worklight
17 22 (19.30%) SQL
17 22 (19.30%) Banking
18 21 (18.42%) Introscope
18 21 (18.42%) Tomcat
19 20 (17.54%) Perl
20 19 (16.67%) UNIX
20 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (14.91%) UML
21 17 (14.91%) DB2
21 17 (14.91%) IIS

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 114 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 37 (32.46%) IBM HTTP Server
3 33 (28.95%) Apache
4 21 (18.42%) Tomcat
5 17 (14.91%) IIS
6 14 (12.28%) Adobe CQ
7 11 (9.65%) WebSphere Process Server
8 10 (8.77%) SharePoint
9 9 (7.89%) WebLogic
10 6 (5.26%) CICS
10 6 (5.26%) MQSeries
11 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (2.63%) Documentum
12 3 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (1.75%) CMS
14 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.88%) Confluence
14 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) MS Project
1 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 9 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) SPSS
3 1 (0.88%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 8 (7.02%) JDE OneWorld
2 7 (6.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (2.63%) Tridion
3 3 (2.63%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.21%) SSL
2 30 (26.32%) HTTP
3 12 (10.53%) DNS
4 11 (9.65%) Internet
5 8 (7.02%) FTP
6 4 (3.51%) Firewall
6 4 (3.51%) Intranet
6 4 (3.51%) SMTP
7 3 (2.63%) LDAP
8 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) DB2
2 15 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.65%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.63%) Big Data
6 3 (2.63%) MySQL
6 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) Introscope
2 6 (5.26%) Ant
3 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.39%) Subversion
4 4 (3.51%) JIRA
4 4 (3.51%) ClearCase
4 4 (3.51%) JUnit
5 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (2.63%) Maven
5 3 (2.63%) Log4j
6 2 (1.75%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.88%) Hudson
7 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.88%) XDE
General
1 45 (39.47%) Finance
2 32 (28.07%) Retail
3 22 (19.30%) Banking
4 10 (8.77%) Back Office
4 10 (8.77%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.26%) Front Office
5 6 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.63%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.75%) Publishing
9 1 (0.88%) French Language
9 1 (0.88%) German Language
9 1 (0.88%) International Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Marketing
9 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) Developer
2 18 (15.79%) Java Developer
2 18 (15.79%) Administrator
3 13 (11.40%) Architect
4 9 (7.89%) Consultant
5 8 (7.02%) WebSphere Administrator
6 7 (6.14%) Middleware Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 7 (6.14%) Server Administrator
7 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Programmer
7 6 (5.26%) Java Programmer
7 6 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.39%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (4.39%) WebSphere Specialist
8 5 (4.39%) WebSphere Consultant
8 5 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.39%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.09%) Middleware
2 30 (26.32%) JMS
3 23 (20.18%) Worklight
4 15 (13.16%) J2EE
5 14 (12.28%) JDBC
6 13 (11.40%) Web Services
6 13 (11.40%) XML
7 12 (10.53%) Spring
8 11 (9.65%) WebSphere MQ
8 11 (9.65%) REST
9 10 (8.77%) HTML
10 9 (7.89%) CSS
11 8 (7.02%) Ajax
12 7 (6.14%) .NET
12 7 (6.14%) SOAP
12 7 (6.14%) WSDL
13 6 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (5.26%) Java EE
13 6 (5.26%) EJB
14 5 (4.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Mainframe
2 8 (7.02%) AS400
2 8 (7.02%) PMI
2 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.14%) Derivative
4 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.51%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.51%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.51%) DataPower
6 3 (2.63%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.75%) Tandem
7 2 (1.75%) HACMP
7 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.75%) Open Source
7 2 (1.75%) LPAR
8 1 (0.88%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Equities
8 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 54 (47.37%) Linux
2 27 (23.68%) Windows
3 24 (21.05%) AIX
4 19 (16.67%) UNIX
5 14 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (11.40%) SUSE
7 10 (8.77%) Solaris
8 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.39%) HPUX
9 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.63%) zOS
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) ITIL
2 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.91%) UML
4 14 (12.28%) OO
5 13 (11.40%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.53%) Scrum
7 11 (9.65%) Problem Management
7 11 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (7.89%) Project Management
8 9 (7.89%) Migration
9 8 (7.02%) Change Management
9 8 (7.02%) TOGAF
9 8 (7.02%) Performance Testing
9 8 (7.02%) SOA
10 7 (6.14%) ITIL V2
10 7 (6.14%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (6.14%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (6.14%) Release Management
10 7 (6.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (34.21%) Java
2 35 (30.70%) Jython
3 33 (28.95%) Bash Shell
4 27 (23.68%) Shell Script
5 22 (19.30%) SQL
6 20 (17.54%) Perl
7 13 (11.40%) JavaScript
8 12 (10.53%) Python
9 9 (7.89%) Korn
10 7 (6.14%) C-shell
11 6 (5.26%) PL/SQL
12 5 (4.39%) C
12 5 (4.39%) C#
13 4 (3.51%) REXX
13 4 (3.51%) Scala
14 3 (2.63%) PHP
14 3 (2.63%) XPath
15 1 (0.88%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) PMI Certification
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) Degree
4 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) RACF
2 2 (1.75%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Puppet
2 5 (4.39%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.51%) OMEGAMON
4 3 (2.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (1.75%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.88%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 68 (59.65%) IBM
2 31 (27.19%) Oracle
3 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.16%) ATG
4 14 (12.28%) Red Hat
5 10 (8.77%) JBoss
6 8 (7.02%) JD Edwards
6 8 (7.02%) HP
6 8 (7.02%) Citrix
7 7 (6.14%) Software AG
8 4 (3.51%) Adobe
8 4 (3.51%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.63%) Elastic Path
9 3 (2.63%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.63%) Interwoven
9 3 (2.63%) Mercator
9 3 (2.63%) Blue Martini
10 2 (1.75%) VMware
10 2 (1.75%) Remedy
10 2 (1.75%) Informatica
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