The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 21 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.83% - 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.68% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £10.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+325.00% -78.49%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
31 25 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 18.90% 16.89% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 14
Average daily rate £363 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Midlands region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Midlands region.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) JDBC
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Load Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Software Architecture
2 8 (72.73%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (72.73%) iPad
2 8 (72.73%) ATG
2 8 (72.73%) CMS
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 8 (72.73%) Content Management
2 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
2 8 (72.73%) B2C
2 8 (72.73%) Internet
2 8 (72.73%) JMX
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Apache
2 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 8 (72.73%) JMS
2 8 (72.73%) JSP
2 8 (72.73%) Servlets
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) Struts
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) XSLT
2 8 (72.73%) JBoss
2 8 (72.73%) Spring

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) CMS
2 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
2 8 (72.73%) Apache
2 8 (72.73%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) JDBC
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 8 (72.73%) JMX
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) JMS
2 8 (72.73%) JSP
2 8 (72.73%) Servlets
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) Struts
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) XSLT
2 8 (72.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Load Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Software Architecture
1 8 (72.73%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (72.73%) Content Management
1 8 (72.73%) B2C
1 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
1 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) RAD
2 3 (27.27%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) ATG
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) Endeca
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) SAP