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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
England / London
Rank 370 377 357
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 26 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 1.18% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 28
Median daily rate £425 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £350 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3774 3567 3820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.51% 16.63% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2627 2442 2628
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 55 73
Median hourly rate £22.67 £22.62 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.20% +2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
City of London -7 1 £400 - 1
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 80 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 50 (62.50%) IBM
3 41 (51.25%) Java
4 35 (43.75%) Unix
5 31 (38.75%) Oracle
5 31 (38.75%) Middleware
6 28 (35.00%) SQL
7 27 (33.75%) J2EE
8 25 (31.25%) Linux
9 22 (27.50%) Finance
9 22 (27.50%) Load Balancing
10 21 (26.25%) XML
10 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
11 20 (25.00%) Perl
11 20 (25.00%) JIRA
11 20 (25.00%) Confluence
11 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (22.50%) ITIL
12 18 (22.50%) Firewall
12 18 (22.50%) Puppet
13 17 (21.25%) Shell Script
13 17 (21.25%) SSL
13 17 (21.25%) Apache
13 17 (21.25%) SOAP
14 16 (20.00%) WebLogic
14 16 (20.00%) AIX
14 16 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
14 16 (20.00%) Banking
15 15 (18.75%) Retail
15 15 (18.75%) DNS

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 80 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (25.00%) Confluence
3 17 (21.25%) Apache
4 16 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 14 (17.50%) Tomcat
6 10 (12.50%) IIS
7 8 (10.00%) JBoss
7 8 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
8 7 (8.75%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (7.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (7.50%) FileNet
9 6 (7.50%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (6.25%) Mule
11 3 (3.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (3.75%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (3.75%) Jetty
11 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (2.50%) iPlanet
12 2 (2.50%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) PaaS
2 6 (7.50%) Bluemix
2 6 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (7.50%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.50%) GitHub
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) Firewall
2 17 (21.25%) SSL
3 15 (18.75%) DNS
4 9 (11.25%) HTTP
5 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.00%) FTP
6 4 (5.00%) LDAP
7 3 (3.75%) DMZ
7 3 (3.75%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.50%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.50%) DHCP
9 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) DB2
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
6 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
2 20 (25.00%) JIRA
3 7 (8.75%) Introscope
3 7 (8.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (7.50%) Gradle
4 6 (7.50%) gulp
4 6 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (7.50%) Selenium
5 5 (6.25%) Maven
6 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.00%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Ant
7 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.50%) JMeter
7 2 (2.50%) JUnit
7 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.50%) Subversion
7 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.50%) Toad
8 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 16 (20.00%) Banking
3 15 (18.75%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Law
5 2 (2.50%) Front Office
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) WebSphere Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) DevOps Specialist
6 6 (7.50%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Architect
8 4 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Developer
8 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
9 3 (3.75%) AIX Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Unix Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (38.75%) Middleware
2 27 (33.75%) J2EE
3 21 (26.25%) XML
4 17 (21.25%) SOAP
5 16 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (13.75%) IBM Integration Bus
6 11 (13.75%) Web Services
7 10 (12.50%) Java EE
8 9 (11.25%) Spring
9 8 (10.00%) HTML
9 8 (10.00%) JSP
9 8 (10.00%) Servlets
10 7 (8.75%) REST
11 6 (7.50%) Browserify
11 6 (7.50%) CSS
11 6 (7.50%) JMS
11 6 (7.50%) Node.js
12 5 (6.25%) .NET
12 5 (6.25%) Struts
13 4 (5.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) DataPower
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.50%) iPad
3 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) iSeries
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Derivative
5 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.50%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.50%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Unix
2 25 (31.25%) Linux
3 16 (20.00%) AIX
4 11 (13.75%) Oracle Linux
4 11 (13.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 10 (12.50%) Windows
6 6 (7.50%) SUSE
6 6 (7.50%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.50%) Solaris
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.50%) zOS
10 1 (1.25%) Android
10 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Load Balancing
2 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.50%) ITIL
4 12 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (13.75%) Logistics
5 11 (13.75%) Service Management
6 10 (12.50%) API Testing
6 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.25%) ITIL V3
7 9 (11.25%) ITSM
8 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.50%) Change Management
9 6 (7.50%) Data Protection
9 6 (7.50%) DevOps
9 6 (7.50%) MVC
10 5 (6.25%) BDD
11 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.25%) Java
2 28 (35.00%) SQL
3 20 (25.00%) Perl
4 17 (21.25%) Shell Script
5 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.75%) Jython
7 10 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 10 (12.50%) Python
8 7 (8.75%) Korn
9 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.75%) PHP
11 2 (2.50%) C
11 2 (2.50%) C#
11 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.50%) VB
11 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.50%) VB6
12 1 (1.25%) Ruby
12 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.25%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.50%) Docker
3 6 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (7.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) Puppet
2 12 (15.00%) Ansible
3 6 (7.50%) Salt
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.50%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 50 (62.50%) IBM
2 31 (38.75%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) VMware
4 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.00%) Splunk
6 6 (7.50%) Veracode
7 4 (5.00%) ATG
7 4 (5.00%) IBM Sterling
7 4 (5.00%) MuleSoft
7 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.00%) Sybase
8 3 (3.75%) Adobe
8 3 (3.75%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.50%) Citrix
9 2 (2.50%) F5
9 2 (2.50%) GoldenSource
9 2 (2.50%) Sun
10 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.25%) Kony
10 1 (1.25%) Yahoo!