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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 368 350 310
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -40
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 43 56 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.94% 1.30% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 65
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £369
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -
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
4578 4305 4226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.02% 18.79% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3114 2888 2698
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 78 144
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £13.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £45.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Greenford +3 3 - -
City of London -9 3 £320 -62.35% 5
Paddington - 2 £400 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 125 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 75 (60.00%) Linux
3 65 (52.00%) Java
4 58 (46.40%) IBM
5 52 (41.60%) UNIX
6 45 (36.00%) Windows
6 45 (36.00%) Finance
7 42 (33.60%) Introscope
8 41 (32.80%) ITIL
9 36 (28.80%) Apache
10 35 (28.00%) Jython
11 33 (26.40%) DB2
12 32 (25.60%) Oracle
13 30 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
14 29 (23.20%) Solaris
15 28 (22.40%) AIX
16 25 (20.00%) Middleware
17 24 (19.20%) Tomcat
17 24 (19.20%) E-Commerce
17 24 (19.20%) IIS
17 24 (19.20%) Migration
17 24 (19.20%) CA Wily
18 23 (18.40%) Load Balancing
18 23 (18.40%) .NET
18 23 (18.40%) zOS
19 22 (17.60%) CICS
19 22 (17.60%) Banking
19 22 (17.60%) WebSphere Process Server
19 22 (17.60%) LPAR
20 21 (16.80%) Java EE

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 125 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 36 (28.80%) Apache
3 24 (19.20%) Tomcat
3 24 (19.20%) IIS
4 22 (17.60%) WebSphere Process Server
4 22 (17.60%) CICS
5 19 (15.20%) IBM HTTP Server
5 19 (15.20%) WebSphere Portal
6 10 (8.00%) JBoss
7 9 (7.20%) FileNet
8 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
9 6 (4.80%) WebLogic
9 6 (4.80%) MQSeries
10 5 (4.00%) Confluence
11 4 (3.20%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.60%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.80%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Project
1 1 (0.80%) MS Office
1 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) RMDS
2 2 (1.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.80%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.60%) LDAP
2 16 (12.80%) HTTP
3 13 (10.40%) TCP/IP
3 13 (10.40%) Firewall
4 12 (9.60%) DNS
5 11 (8.80%) SSL
5 11 (8.80%) BIG-IP
6 7 (5.60%) DMZ
7 2 (1.60%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.80%) FTP
8 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.40%) DB2
2 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.00%) Sybase IQ
6 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (33.60%) Introscope
2 8 (6.40%) JMeter
2 8 (6.40%) Ant
3 6 (4.80%) Maven
4 5 (4.00%) JIRA
5 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.20%) JUnit
5 4 (3.20%) Subversion
6 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.60%) JBehave
7 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.60%) Hudson
7 2 (1.60%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.60%) Toad
7 2 (1.60%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.60%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (1.60%) ERwin
8 1 (0.80%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.80%) ClearCase
General
1 45 (36.00%) Finance
2 22 (17.60%) Banking
3 15 (12.00%) Back Office
4 10 (8.00%) Retail
5 7 (5.60%) Retail Banking
6 6 (4.80%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.80%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.80%) Front Office
7 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (27.20%) Administrator
2 24 (19.20%) Developer
3 22 (17.60%) Analyst
4 21 (16.80%) WebSphere Administrator
5 15 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 15 (12.00%) Applications Support
6 12 (9.60%) Server Administrator
6 12 (9.60%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 11 (8.80%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (8.80%) WebSphere Specialist
7 11 (8.80%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.20%) Technical Support Analyst
8 9 (7.20%) Technical Support
8 9 (7.20%) Applications Specialist
8 9 (7.20%) Server Specialist
9 8 (6.40%) WebSphere Server Specialist
9 8 (6.40%) Architect
9 8 (6.40%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Applications Support Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) FileNet Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 25 (20.00%) Middleware
3 23 (18.40%) .NET
4 21 (16.80%) Java EE
5 13 (10.40%) J2EE
6 10 (8.00%) XML
7 9 (7.20%) Spring
8 8 (6.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 8 (6.40%) Worklight
9 7 (5.60%) Web Services
10 5 (4.00%) HTML
10 5 (4.00%) Rendezvous
10 5 (4.00%) WCF
10 5 (4.00%) GWT
11 4 (3.20%) Ajax
11 4 (3.20%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (3.20%) JSP
11 4 (3.20%) SOAP
12 3 (2.40%) JMS
12 3 (2.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.60%) LPAR
2 20 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.40%) Mainframe
4 11 (8.80%) Clustering
5 10 (8.00%) PKI
6 3 (2.40%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.40%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.40%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.60%) DataPower
7 2 (1.60%) iPad
7 2 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.60%) Equities
7 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.60%) BYOD
8 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.80%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 75 (60.00%) Linux
2 52 (41.60%) UNIX
3 45 (36.00%) Windows
4 29 (23.20%) Solaris
5 28 (22.40%) AIX
6 23 (18.40%) zOS
7 10 (8.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.40%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.60%) HPUX
12 1 (0.80%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.80%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.80%) ITIL
2 24 (19.20%) E-Commerce
2 24 (19.20%) Migration
3 23 (18.40%) Load Balancing
4 14 (11.20%) Risk Management
5 11 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.80%) Release Management
5 11 (8.80%) Change Management
6 10 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (7.20%) Project Management
8 8 (6.40%) Problem Management
8 8 (6.40%) Capacity Management
8 8 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.40%) Load Testing
8 8 (6.40%) SDLC
9 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.80%) Validation
11 5 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.00%) Java
2 35 (28.00%) Jython
3 20 (16.00%) Python
4 19 (15.20%) Shell Script
5 18 (14.40%) Perl
6 11 (8.80%) SQL
7 4 (3.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.40%) PHP
8 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.40%) Tcl
9 2 (1.60%) VB6
9 2 (1.60%) VB
9 2 (1.60%) C#
9 2 (1.60%) Scala
10 1 (0.80%) R
10 1 (0.80%) C
10 1 (0.80%) XPath
10 1 (0.80%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) Degree
2 5 (4.00%) IBM Certification
3 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (19.20%) CA Wily
2 11 (8.80%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (4.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.40%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (46.40%) IBM
2 32 (25.60%) Oracle
3 14 (11.20%) CA
4 12 (9.60%) ATG
5 11 (8.80%) F5
6 10 (8.00%) TIBCO
6 10 (8.00%) Sybase
7 8 (6.40%) Kofax
7 8 (6.40%) AppDynamics
8 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.40%) Altiris
9 3 (2.40%) HP
9 3 (2.40%) Actimize
9 3 (2.40%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.60%) hybris
10 2 (1.60%) Demandware
10 2 (1.60%) Dell
10 2 (1.60%) SAP
10 2 (1.60%) Cadence
10 2 (1.60%) Lotus