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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 376 346 325
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 37 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 1.46% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 53
Average daily rate
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£383 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £46.50
WebSphere Application Server
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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
4481 4649 4251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.82% 18.70% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3211 3195 2781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 86 144
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £45.75
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +13 6 £475 +4.39% 1
Greenford - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 90 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 57 (63.33%) IBM
3 51 (56.67%) Linux
4 36 (40.00%) Middleware
5 34 (37.78%) SSL
5 34 (37.78%) Java
6 32 (35.56%) IBM HTTP Server
7 30 (33.33%) Jython
7 30 (33.33%) Finance
7 30 (33.33%) Oracle
8 29 (32.22%) ITIL
8 29 (32.22%) Apache
8 29 (32.22%) HTTP
9 24 (26.67%) Tomcat
9 24 (26.67%) Bash Shell
10 23 (25.56%) Shell Script
11 22 (24.44%) JMS
11 22 (24.44%) Banking
12 21 (23.33%) UNIX
13 20 (22.22%) Windows
13 20 (22.22%) AIX
14 19 (21.11%) IIS
14 19 (21.11%) Retail
15 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (20.00%) Worklight
16 17 (18.89%) Perl
16 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
16 17 (18.89%) Red Hat
17 16 (17.78%) DB2
17 16 (17.78%) Introscope

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 90 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (35.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 29 (32.22%) Apache
4 24 (26.67%) Tomcat
5 19 (21.11%) IIS
6 14 (15.56%) Adobe CQ
7 12 (13.33%) JBoss
8 10 (11.11%) WebLogic
8 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 10 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
9 9 (10.00%) CICS
10 6 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (4.44%) MQSeries
11 4 (4.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (3.33%) Documentum
13 2 (2.22%) CMS
14 1 (1.11%) FileNet
14 1 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (10.00%) MS Project
3 3 (3.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.11%) CPLEX
4 1 (1.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 34 (37.78%) SSL
2 29 (32.22%) HTTP
3 11 (12.22%) DNS
4 6 (6.67%) SMTP
4 6 (6.67%) Internet
5 4 (4.44%) LDAP
5 4 (4.44%) Intranet
5 4 (4.44%) Firewall
6 3 (3.33%) FTP
7 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) DB2
2 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.67%) MySQL
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.33%) Big Data
7 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.11%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Introscope
2 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.44%) ClearCase
2 4 (4.44%) JIRA
2 4 (4.44%) Maven
3 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.33%) Ant
4 2 (2.22%) Hudson
4 2 (2.22%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.11%) XDE
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.11%) JUnit
5 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (33.33%) Finance
2 22 (24.44%) Banking
3 19 (21.11%) Retail
4 6 (6.67%) Back Office
4 6 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.44%) Front Office
5 4 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.22%) International Banking
8 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.11%) Publishing
8 1 (1.11%) French Language
8 1 (1.11%) German Language
8 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Developer
2 15 (16.67%) Administrator
3 12 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Architect
5 7 (7.78%) WebSphere Administrator
6 6 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Server Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Programmer
8 4 (4.44%) Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Java Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Java Programmer
8 4 (4.44%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.00%) Middleware
2 22 (24.44%) JMS
3 18 (20.00%) Worklight
4 13 (14.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 13 (14.44%) Web Services
5 11 (12.22%) J2EE
6 10 (11.11%) Spring
6 10 (11.11%) REST
7 8 (8.89%) .NET
7 8 (8.89%) CSS
7 8 (8.89%) SOAP
7 8 (8.89%) XML
8 7 (7.78%) WSDL
8 7 (7.78%) JDBC
9 6 (6.67%) HTML
9 6 (6.67%) Java EE
10 5 (5.56%) Ajax
11 4 (4.44%) HTML5
11 4 (4.44%) CSS3
11 4 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 6 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (5.56%) PMI
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.44%) Derivative
4 4 (4.44%) DataPower
5 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.22%) Open Source
6 2 (2.22%) HACMP
6 2 (2.22%) Tandem
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) PKI
7 1 (1.11%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 51 (56.67%) Linux
2 21 (23.33%) UNIX
3 20 (22.22%) Windows
3 20 (22.22%) AIX
4 15 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (11.11%) Solaris
5 10 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 9 (10.00%) SUSE
7 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.33%) zOS
10 2 (2.22%) HPUX
11 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) ITIL
2 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.44%) UML
3 13 (14.44%) Scrum
4 12 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 11 (12.22%) OO
6 10 (11.11%) Project Management
6 10 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (10.00%) SOA
8 8 (8.89%) Release Management
8 8 (8.89%) Change Management
9 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Requirements Management
9 7 (7.78%) Quality Management
9 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.78%) ITIL V2
9 7 (7.78%) Change Control
10 6 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) Java
2 30 (33.33%) Jython
3 24 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 23 (25.56%) Shell Script
5 17 (18.89%) Perl
6 11 (12.22%) Python
6 11 (12.22%) SQL
7 9 (10.00%) Korn
7 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.78%) C-shell
9 6 (6.67%) C#
9 6 (6.67%) REXX
10 4 (4.44%) Scala
10 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.44%) C
11 3 (3.33%) PHP
12 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.11%) SPARQL
12 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.44%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) RACF
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.22%) Firmware
3 2 (2.22%) Xen
4 1 (1.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Puppet
1 6 (6.67%) OMEGAMON
2 3 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (2.22%) Nagios
3 2 (2.22%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.11%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (63.33%) IBM
2 30 (33.33%) Oracle
3 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.89%) Red Hat
4 10 (11.11%) AppDynamics
5 9 (10.00%) ATG
6 7 (7.78%) Software AG
6 7 (7.78%) HP
7 5 (5.56%) Adobe
7 5 (5.56%) Business Objects
8 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.33%) VMware
9 3 (3.33%) Mercator
10 2 (2.22%) Informatica
10 2 (2.22%) Remedy
11 1 (1.11%) Ab Initio
11 1 (1.11%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.11%) webMethods
11 1 (1.11%) ILOG
11 1 (1.11%) CA
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