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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 380 389 411
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 47 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.13% 0.92% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 13
Median daily rate £443 £465 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £415 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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
4165 3793 4183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.36% 16.81% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2891 2561 2974
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 79
Median hourly rate £18.85 £22.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.31% +16.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £47.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -10.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -7 4 £513 +7.89%
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 105 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 63 (60.00%) Java
3 54 (51.43%) IBM
4 41 (39.05%) J2EE
5 39 (37.14%) Unix
6 36 (34.29%) Finance
7 34 (32.38%) Oracle
8 32 (30.48%) WebLogic
8 32 (30.48%) Middleware
9 30 (28.57%) SQL
10 26 (24.76%) XML
10 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (22.86%) Banking
11 24 (22.86%) Perl
12 23 (21.90%) Linux
13 22 (20.95%) Apache
13 22 (20.95%) LDAP
13 22 (20.95%) Jenkins
14 21 (20.00%) Confluence
14 21 (20.00%) JIRA
15 20 (19.05%) SOAP
16 19 (18.10%) WebLogic Portal
16 19 (18.10%) WebSphere Portal
16 19 (18.10%) Jython
17 18 (17.14%) Load Balancing
17 18 (17.14%) FileNet
18 16 (15.24%) WebSphere MQ
18 16 (15.24%) Web Services
18 16 (15.24%) DataPower
18 16 (15.24%) Puppet

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
1 105 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (30.48%) WebLogic
3 22 (20.95%) Apache
4 21 (20.00%) Confluence
5 19 (18.10%) WebLogic Portal
5 19 (18.10%) WebSphere Portal
6 18 (17.14%) FileNet
7 15 (14.29%) Tomcat
8 10 (9.52%) JBoss
9 6 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (4.76%) IIS
10 5 (4.76%) Jetty
11 3 (2.86%) MQSeries
11 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.90%) Mule
12 2 (1.90%) Mule ESB
12 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) PaaS
2 6 (5.71%) Bluemix
2 6 (5.71%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.90%) GitHub
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.95%) LDAP
2 15 (14.29%) Firewall
3 13 (12.38%) SSL
4 7 (6.67%) DNS
4 7 (6.67%) HTTP
5 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.86%) DMZ
7 2 (1.90%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.90%) DHCP
7 2 (1.90%) SSH
8 1 (0.95%) FTP
8 1 (0.95%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) DB2
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (1.90%) QlikView
6 1 (0.95%) MySQL
6 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Jenkins
2 21 (20.00%) JIRA
3 6 (5.71%) Gradle
3 6 (5.71%) gulp
3 6 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (5.71%) Selenium
3 6 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.81%) JUnit
5 4 (3.81%) Maven
5 4 (3.81%) Subversion
6 3 (2.86%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.86%) Introscope
6 3 (2.86%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (1.90%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.90%) JMeter
7 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.90%) Toad
General
1 36 (34.29%) Finance
2 24 (22.86%) Banking
3 13 (12.38%) Retail
4 3 (2.86%) Front Office
4 3 (2.86%) Law
5 2 (1.90%) Back Office
5 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (27.62%) Developer
2 19 (18.10%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.38%) Consultant
4 11 (10.48%) Architect
5 10 (9.52%) Administrator
6 9 (8.57%) Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) WebSphere Administrator
7 8 (7.62%) WebSphere Consultant
7 8 (7.62%) WebSphere Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) DevOps Specialist
8 6 (5.71%) Java Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Java Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Server Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) WebSphere Specialist
9 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) J2EE Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Systems Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Applications Support
11 3 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.05%) J2EE
2 32 (30.48%) Middleware
3 26 (24.76%) XML
4 20 (19.05%) SOAP
5 16 (15.24%) Web Services
5 16 (15.24%) WebSphere MQ
6 15 (14.29%) JMS
7 13 (12.38%) Spring
8 11 (10.48%) REST
9 10 (9.52%) Java EE
10 9 (8.57%) JSP
10 9 (8.57%) Servlets
11 8 (7.62%) IBM Integration Bus
11 8 (7.62%) JDBC
12 7 (6.67%) EJB
12 7 (6.67%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.71%) .NET
13 6 (5.71%) Browserify
13 6 (5.71%) HTML
13 6 (5.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) DataPower
2 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.71%) iPad
4 6 (5.71%) iSeries
5 5 (4.76%) Clustering
5 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.86%) Derivative
7 3 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.86%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.86%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.86%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.90%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.95%) AS400
9 1 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 39 (37.14%) Unix
2 23 (21.90%) Linux
3 9 (8.57%) AIX
4 8 (7.62%) Windows
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.86%) SUSE
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.90%) zOS
8 1 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.14%) Load Balancing
3 12 (11.43%) E-Commerce
4 11 (10.48%) ITIL
4 11 (10.48%) Logistics
5 10 (9.52%) API Testing
5 10 (9.52%) High Availability
6 9 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.62%) MVC
7 8 (7.62%) Scrum
8 7 (6.67%) DevOps
8 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.71%) BDD
9 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.76%) SDLC
10 5 (4.76%) Service Management
10 5 (4.76%) SOA
10 5 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 63 (60.00%) Java
2 30 (28.57%) SQL
3 24 (22.86%) Perl
4 19 (18.10%) Jython
5 13 (12.38%) Shell Script
6 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.62%) Python
8 4 (3.81%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.81%) C
8 4 (3.81%) Korn
9 2 (1.90%) PHP
9 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.95%) C++
10 1 (0.95%) COBOL
10 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.95%) Ruby
10 1 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.86%) MBA
3 1 (0.95%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SEPA
2 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) Docker
3 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (15.24%) Puppet
2 9 (8.57%) Ansible
3 6 (5.71%) Salt
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.90%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.90%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (51.43%) IBM
2 34 (32.38%) Oracle
3 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.57%) VMware
5 8 (7.62%) Splunk
6 6 (5.71%) Veracode
7 5 (4.76%) Atlassian
7 5 (4.76%) Sybase
7 5 (4.76%) TIBCO
8 4 (3.81%) IBM Sterling
8 4 (3.81%) MuleSoft
8 4 (3.81%) Sun
9 3 (2.86%) GoldenSource
10 2 (1.90%) ATG
10 2 (1.90%) Citrix
10 2 (1.90%) F5
11 1 (0.95%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.95%) BEA
11 1 (0.95%) Demandware
11 1 (0.95%) Red Hat