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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 355 315 278
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -37
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 36 78 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.91% 1.94% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 48 60
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £393 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £625 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
- -78.49%
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
3954 4029 3665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.82% 18.40% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2784 2729 2414
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 82 140
Average hourly rate £21.75 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 +4 12 £425 -5.55% 9
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 91 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 61 (67.03%) IBM
3 56 (61.54%) Linux
4 41 (45.05%) Java
5 35 (38.46%) Finance
6 34 (37.36%) Middleware
7 32 (35.16%) ITIL
8 31 (34.07%) Apache
9 29 (31.87%) HTTP
9 29 (31.87%) IBM HTTP Server
10 28 (30.77%) Tomcat
10 28 (30.77%) Oracle
10 28 (30.77%) SSL
11 27 (29.67%) Windows
12 26 (28.57%) Banking
13 25 (27.47%) UNIX
13 25 (27.47%) IIS
14 24 (26.37%) Jython
15 23 (25.27%) Red Hat
16 22 (24.18%) AIX
17 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (20.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (19.78%) Bash Shell
19 17 (18.68%) Shell Script
19 17 (18.68%) Web Services
19 17 (18.68%) SharePoint
19 17 (18.68%) JMS
20 16 (17.58%) .NET
20 16 (17.58%) DB2
21 15 (16.48%) Microsoft

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 91 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 31 (34.07%) Apache
3 29 (31.87%) IBM HTTP Server
4 28 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 25 (27.47%) IIS
6 17 (18.68%) SharePoint
7 14 (15.38%) WebSphere Process Server
8 13 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
9 12 (13.19%) JBoss
10 11 (12.09%) WebLogic
11 10 (10.99%) FileNet
12 8 (8.79%) CICS
13 5 (5.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (4.40%) MQSeries
14 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (3.30%) Documentum
15 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Portal
16 2 (2.20%) CMS
16 2 (2.20%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.89%) MS Project
2 9 (9.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.30%) MS Office
4 1 (1.10%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.87%) HTTP
2 28 (30.77%) SSL
3 10 (10.99%) DNS
4 6 (6.59%) SMTP
4 6 (6.59%) Internet
5 4 (4.40%) Intranet
5 4 (4.40%) Firewall
6 3 (3.30%) FTP
7 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.20%) LDAP
7 2 (2.20%) SAN
8 1 (1.10%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) DB2
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) MySQL
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.30%) Big Data
4 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Introscope
2 4 (4.40%) Maven
2 4 (4.40%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) ClearQuest
3 3 (3.30%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.30%) JIRA
3 3 (3.30%) Hudson
4 2 (2.20%) Subversion
4 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.10%) XDE
5 1 (1.10%) Ant
5 1 (1.10%) JUnit
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.10%) WebLOAD
5 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (38.46%) Finance
2 26 (28.57%) Banking
3 14 (15.38%) Retail
4 10 (10.99%) Financial Institution
5 7 (7.69%) Back Office
6 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.20%) International Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Legal
8 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Developer
2 21 (23.08%) Administrator
3 8 (8.79%) Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) FileNet Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Consultant
4 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Middleware Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Architect
5 6 (6.59%) FileNet Administrator
6 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Designer
7 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (37.36%) Middleware
2 17 (18.68%) Web Services
2 17 (18.68%) JMS
3 16 (17.58%) .NET
4 13 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 13 (14.29%) Worklight
5 12 (13.19%) J2EE
6 9 (9.89%) HTML
7 8 (8.79%) SOAP
8 7 (7.69%) CSS
9 6 (6.59%) HTML5
9 6 (6.59%) XML
9 6 (6.59%) REST
10 5 (5.49%) WSDL
10 5 (5.49%) Java EE
11 4 (4.40%) Ajax
11 4 (4.40%) CSS3
12 3 (3.30%) JDBC
12 3 (3.30%) JSP
12 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 7 (7.69%) DataPower
2 6 (6.59%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (4.40%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.20%) PKI
5 2 (2.20%) HACMP
5 2 (2.20%) PMI
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.10%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 56 (61.54%) Linux
2 27 (29.67%) Windows
3 25 (27.47%) UNIX
4 22 (24.18%) AIX
5 19 (20.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (12.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (10.99%) Solaris
8 6 (6.59%) SUSE
9 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.20%) zOS
11 1 (1.10%) HPUX
11 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) ITIL
2 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 11 (12.09%) Scrum
5 10 (10.99%) Project Management
6 9 (9.89%) Change Management
6 9 (9.89%) OO
7 8 (8.79%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.79%) Release Management
7 8 (8.79%) Change Control
8 7 (7.69%) ITIL V2
8 7 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.69%) Quality Management
8 7 (7.69%) UML
8 7 (7.69%) SOA
8 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (45.05%) Java
2 24 (26.37%) Jython
3 18 (19.78%) Bash Shell
4 17 (18.68%) Shell Script
5 14 (15.38%) Perl
6 9 (9.89%) Python
6 9 (9.89%) SQL
6 9 (9.89%) Korn
7 7 (7.69%) C#
7 7 (7.69%) C-shell
8 6 (6.59%) Scala
8 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.59%) REXX
9 3 (3.30%) C
9 3 (3.30%) PHP
10 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.59%) IBM Certification
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) RACF
2 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Squid
3 2 (2.20%) Xen
3 2 (2.20%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) OMEGAMON
2 5 (5.49%) Puppet
3 2 (2.20%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.10%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 61 (67.03%) IBM
2 28 (30.77%) Oracle
3 23 (25.27%) Red Hat
4 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.69%) AppDynamics
5 7 (7.69%) Software AG
5 7 (7.69%) HP
5 7 (7.69%) Kofax
5 7 (7.69%) Adobe
5 7 (7.69%) ATG
6 5 (5.49%) Business Objects
7 4 (4.40%) VMware
8 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.20%) Sun
9 2 (2.20%) Remedy
9 2 (2.20%) Informatica
9 2 (2.20%) webMethods
9 2 (2.20%) Mercator
10 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
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