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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 367 362 330
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 41 53 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.04% 1.31% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 46
Average daily rate £488 £425 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £525 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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
3955 4059 4140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.68% 19.14% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2767 2817 2787
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.15 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 5 £369 -13.23%
Croydon - 3 £464 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 75 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 40 (53.33%) Java
3 37 (49.33%) Oracle
4 36 (48.00%) Linux
4 36 (48.00%) IBM
5 31 (41.33%) Finance
6 30 (40.00%) Unix
7 28 (37.33%) Web Services
8 27 (36.00%) DB2
9 26 (34.67%) J2EE
10 21 (28.00%) Middleware
11 20 (26.67%) Apache
11 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (25.33%) XML
12 19 (25.33%) Oracle Database
13 18 (24.00%) SQL
14 17 (22.67%) Windows
15 16 (21.33%) AIX
15 16 (21.33%) Degree
16 15 (20.00%) HTML
16 15 (20.00%) Shell Script
17 14 (18.67%) WebSphere MQ
17 14 (18.67%) SSL
18 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
19 12 (16.00%) Banking
19 12 (16.00%) Ajax
19 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
20 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
20 11 (14.67%) VMware
20 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 75 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (26.67%) Apache
3 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
4 10 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 10 (13.33%) WebLogic
5 9 (12.00%) WebSphere Process Server
6 7 (9.33%) IIS
6 7 (9.33%) JBoss
7 6 (8.00%) MQSeries
7 6 (8.00%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (6.67%) iPlanet
9 4 (5.33%) CICS
10 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (2.67%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (1.33%) CMS
11 1 (1.33%) FileNet
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) SSL
2 10 (13.33%) HTTP
3 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.33%) LDAP
5 6 (8.00%) DNS
5 6 (8.00%) Firewall
6 4 (5.33%) snoop
6 4 (5.33%) tcpdump
6 4 (5.33%) Wireshark
7 3 (4.00%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (1.33%) ATM
8 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.33%) Internet
8 1 (1.33%) LAN
8 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.33%) SAN
8 1 (1.33%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) DB2
2 19 (25.33%) Oracle Database
3 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.33%) DataStage
4 7 (9.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.33%) Adabas
7 1 (1.33%) Big Data
7 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.33%) HBase
7 1 (1.33%) MySQL
7 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) JUnit
2 7 (9.33%) Maven
3 6 (8.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 6 (8.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 5 (6.67%) Subversion
5 4 (5.33%) Introscope
5 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.33%) Lombardi
6 3 (4.00%) NetBeans
6 3 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.67%) JIRA
8 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.33%) Hudson
8 1 (1.33%) Log4j
8 1 (1.33%) Selenium
8 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Back Office
4 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (8.00%) Administrator
4 6 (8.00%) Consultant
4 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) DataStage Specialist
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Agile Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Architect
6 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) Web Services
2 26 (34.67%) J2EE
3 21 (28.00%) Middleware
4 19 (25.33%) XML
5 15 (20.00%) HTML
6 14 (18.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (16.00%) Ajax
8 9 (12.00%) EJB
8 9 (12.00%) Spring
8 9 (12.00%) Struts
9 8 (10.67%) CSS
9 8 (10.67%) JSTL
10 7 (9.33%) JSP
11 6 (8.00%) Flash
11 6 (8.00%) JMS
11 6 (8.00%) JNDI
11 6 (8.00%) Servlets
12 5 (6.67%) HTML5
12 5 (6.67%) RESTful
12 5 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Clustering
1 6 (8.00%) Web 2.0
2 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) DataPower
3 4 (5.33%) PKI
4 3 (4.00%) LPAR
4 3 (4.00%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Equities
5 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.67%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.33%) Derivative
6 1 (1.33%) EFT
6 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.00%) Linux
2 30 (40.00%) Unix
3 17 (22.67%) Windows
4 16 (21.33%) AIX
5 8 (10.67%) Solaris
5 8 (10.67%) zOS
6 6 (8.00%) SUSE
7 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (12.00%) SOA
3 8 (10.67%) Migration
3 8 (10.67%) OO
3 8 (10.67%) Web Development
4 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.33%) ITIL
5 6 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.00%) OOD
5 6 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (8.00%) Project Management
5 6 (8.00%) RAD
6 5 (6.67%) Analytics
6 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.67%) Scrum
6 5 (6.67%) Time Management
6 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (53.33%) Java
2 18 (24.00%) SQL
3 15 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.67%) Jython
6 7 (9.33%) Perl
7 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.33%) Korn
9 3 (4.00%) VBScript
10 2 (2.67%) Python
10 2 (2.67%) Ruby
11 1 (1.33%) C#
11 1 (1.33%) COBOL
11 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.33%) REXX
11 1 (1.33%) VB
11 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.33%) vSphere
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.33%) ACF2
6 1 (1.33%) LXC
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.33%) RACF
6 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Ansible
1 3 (4.00%) CA Wily
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Control-M
2 1 (1.33%) Nagios
2 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Oracle
2 36 (48.00%) IBM
3 11 (14.67%) VMware
4 10 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.00%) ATG
5 6 (8.00%) Netezza
6 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.33%) Informatica
8 3 (4.00%) CA
8 3 (4.00%) hybris
9 2 (2.67%) Adobe
9 2 (2.67%) Algorithmics
9 2 (2.67%) BEA
9 2 (2.67%) Charles River
9 2 (2.67%) F5
9 2 (2.67%) Sun
10 1 (1.33%) Cisco
10 1 (1.33%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.33%) Software AG
10 1 (1.33%) Sybase
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