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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 333 337 362
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 100 84 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.24% 1.95% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 37
Average daily rate £425 £425 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 -
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
4466 4309 4208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.41% 19.23% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3194 2898 2923
Average daily rate £450 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £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 48 115 76
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +44 22 £431 +11.29% 2
Bromley - 1 £425 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 135 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 70 (51.85%) Linux
3 66 (48.89%) IBM
4 65 (48.15%) Java
5 54 (40.00%) Apache
6 47 (34.81%) Oracle
7 46 (34.07%) Finance
8 45 (33.33%) Middleware
9 44 (32.59%) Shell Script
10 42 (31.11%) J2EE
10 42 (31.11%) Unix
11 39 (28.89%) IBM HTTP Server
12 37 (27.41%) SQL
12 37 (27.41%) ITIL
13 33 (24.44%) SSL
13 33 (24.44%) Web Services
14 32 (23.70%) AIX
15 31 (22.96%) XML
15 31 (22.96%) Perl
15 31 (22.96%) DB2
15 31 (22.96%) Degree
16 30 (22.22%) Oracle Database
17 29 (21.48%) ATG
17 29 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (21.48%) DNS
17 29 (21.48%) HTTP
18 28 (20.74%) Python
18 28 (20.74%) WebLogic
19 26 (19.26%) Jython
20 25 (18.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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
1 135 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 54 (40.00%) Apache
3 39 (28.89%) IBM HTTP Server
4 28 (20.74%) WebLogic
5 18 (13.33%) Tomcat
6 12 (8.89%) WebSphere Portal
7 9 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (6.67%) IIS
7 9 (6.67%) iPlanet
7 9 (6.67%) JBoss
7 9 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (2.96%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.48%) CloudStack
10 2 (1.48%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.48%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.74%) CICS
11 1 (0.74%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.44%) SSL
2 29 (21.48%) DNS
2 29 (21.48%) HTTP
3 12 (8.89%) Firewall
4 5 (3.70%) LDAP
5 3 (2.22%) FTP
6 2 (1.48%) NAS
6 2 (1.48%) SAN
6 2 (1.48%) SWIFTNet
6 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.74%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.96%) DB2
2 30 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.19%) DataStage
3 7 (5.19%) IBM InfoSphere
3 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.48%) MySQL
7 1 (0.74%) Adabas
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (17.78%) Introscope
2 14 (10.37%) JUnit
3 11 (8.15%) Maven
4 8 (5.93%) Rational Application Developer
4 8 (5.93%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.44%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.96%) Subversion
7 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.48%) Hudson
8 2 (1.48%) JIRA
8 2 (1.48%) Log4j
8 2 (1.48%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (34.07%) Finance
2 13 (9.63%) Banking
3 10 (7.41%) Retail
4 9 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Back Office
6 3 (2.22%) Front Office
7 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (27.41%) Developer
2 29 (21.48%) Administrator
3 20 (14.81%) WebSphere Administrator
4 16 (11.85%) Architect
4 16 (11.85%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.89%) Consultant
6 10 (7.41%) WebSphere Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.67%) WebSphere Architect
8 8 (5.93%) Agile Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Applications Consultant
8 8 (5.93%) Lead Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Lead Java Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Server Administrator
8 8 (5.93%) Server Consultant
8 8 (5.93%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
8 8 (5.93%) WebSphere Developer
8 8 (5.93%) WebSphere Server Consultant
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.33%) Middleware
2 42 (31.11%) J2EE
3 33 (24.44%) Web Services
4 31 (22.96%) XML
5 24 (17.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 22 (16.30%) JSP
7 17 (12.59%) HTML
8 15 (11.11%) EJB
8 15 (11.11%) Spring
9 12 (8.89%) Ajax
9 12 (8.89%) JSTL
9 12 (8.89%) Servlets
10 11 (8.15%) Struts
11 10 (7.41%) CSS
12 9 (6.67%) Flash
12 9 (6.67%) JNDI
13 8 (5.93%) jQuery
13 8 (5.93%) Worklight
13 8 (5.93%) WSDL
13 8 (5.93%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (10.37%) DataPower
2 10 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.67%) Clustering
3 9 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 9 (6.67%) Web 2.0
4 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.96%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.22%) Equities
6 3 (2.22%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.48%) CMDB
7 2 (1.48%) Fintech
7 2 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.48%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.74%) Derivative
8 1 (0.74%) FMCG
8 1 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 70 (51.85%) Linux
2 42 (31.11%) Unix
3 32 (23.70%) AIX
4 25 (18.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 16 (11.85%) Windows
6 14 (10.37%) Solaris
7 11 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.67%) zOS
9 7 (5.19%) SUSE
10 6 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (3.70%) Windows Server
12 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.41%) ITIL
2 29 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.30%) SOA
4 18 (13.33%) OO
4 18 (13.33%) Project Management
4 18 (13.33%) Scrum
5 17 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (9.63%) Presales
6 13 (9.63%) Risk Management
7 12 (8.89%) Analytics
7 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
7 12 (8.89%) Web Development
8 11 (8.15%) Load Balancing
9 10 (7.41%) Asset Management
9 10 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.41%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.67%) Business Development
10 9 (6.67%) Migration
10 9 (6.67%) OOD
10 9 (6.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.15%) Java
2 44 (32.59%) Shell Script
3 37 (27.41%) SQL
4 31 (22.96%) Perl
5 28 (20.74%) Python
6 26 (19.26%) Jython
7 18 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.19%) PHP
10 6 (4.44%) Korn
11 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.96%) Ruby
12 4 (2.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 3 (2.22%) VBScript
14 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.74%) COBOL
15 1 (0.74%) REXX
Qualifications
1 31 (22.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.19%) vSphere
3 6 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.48%) Samba
5 2 (1.48%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.48%) Squid
5 2 (1.48%) Xen
5 2 (1.48%) XenServer
6 1 (0.74%) ACF2
6 1 (0.74%) RACF
6 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) Ansible
2 7 (5.19%) Puppet
3 3 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.48%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.48%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.48%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.48%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.48%) Salt
4 2 (1.48%) Terraform
5 1 (0.74%) Control-M
Vendors
1 66 (48.89%) IBM
2 47 (34.81%) Oracle
3 29 (21.48%) ATG
4 15 (11.11%) AppDynamics
5 12 (8.89%) VMware
6 11 (8.15%) Red Hat
7 10 (7.41%) BEA
8 9 (6.67%) Adobe
9 8 (5.93%) Pega
10 7 (5.19%) hybris
11 6 (4.44%) Netezza
12 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.96%) Sun
13 4 (2.96%) webMethods
14 3 (2.22%) Splunk
15 2 (1.48%) Algorithmics
15 2 (1.48%) EnterpriseDB
15 2 (1.48%) Remedy
15 2 (1.48%) Reuters
15 2 (1.48%) Solace
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