The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 240 247 231
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 25 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 1.58% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 12
Median daily rate £448 £425 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £360 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £472 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £373
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1620 1771 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.83% 18.07% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1009 1053 943
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 67 86
Median hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +26.76%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Oxfordshire +3 8 £449 +5.58%
Buckinghamshire +18 7 £375 -21.05%
Berkshire +3 7 £500 +14.94%
Hampshire +3 3 £385 -11.49% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 58 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 44 (75.86%) Linux
3 39 (67.24%) IBM
4 25 (43.10%) Web Services
5 20 (34.48%) Clustering
6 19 (32.76%) HTML
6 19 (32.76%) High Availability
6 19 (32.76%) DevOps
7 18 (31.03%) WebLogic
7 18 (31.03%) XML
7 18 (31.03%) Middleware
7 18 (31.03%) JSON
8 17 (29.31%) JBoss
8 17 (29.31%) Java
9 16 (27.59%) Tomcat
10 15 (25.86%) JUnit
10 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (24.14%) Python
11 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (24.14%) Spring
12 13 (22.41%) J2EE
12 13 (22.41%) EJB
12 13 (22.41%) SSL
12 13 (22.41%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (22.41%) HTTP
12 13 (22.41%) Amazon S3
12 13 (22.41%) BDD
13 12 (20.69%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (20.69%) Cucumber

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 58 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (31.03%) WebLogic
3 17 (29.31%) JBoss
4 16 (27.59%) Tomcat
5 7 (12.07%) Apache
6 6 (10.34%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (8.62%) Commerce Server
8 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (1.72%) Apache TomEE
9 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.72%) IIS
9 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (22.41%) Amazon S3
3 12 (20.69%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.72%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.72%) PaaS
4 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) HTTP
1 13 (22.41%) SSL
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.72%) NAS
3 1 (1.72%) SAN
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) DB2
2 4 (6.90%) Big Data
2 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) JUnit
2 12 (20.69%) Cucumber
3 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
4 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 10 (17.24%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (13.79%) Vagrant
6 7 (12.07%) Introscope
7 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.72%) Maven
8 1 (1.72%) TestNG
General
1 8 (13.79%) Publishing
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Java Developer
2 12 (20.69%) WebSphere Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Administrator
4 10 (17.24%) WebSphere Administrator
5 8 (13.79%) AWS Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Agile Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (12.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 5 (8.62%) Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Applications Specialist
8 5 (8.62%) Consultant
8 5 (8.62%) Server Specialist
8 5 (8.62%) Software Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) XML Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) Web Services
2 19 (32.76%) HTML
3 18 (31.03%) JSON
3 18 (31.03%) Middleware
3 18 (31.03%) XML
4 14 (24.14%) Spring
5 13 (22.41%) EJB
5 13 (22.41%) J2EE
5 13 (22.41%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (20.69%) HTML5
6 12 (20.69%) REST
7 11 (18.97%) JDBC
7 11 (18.97%) JNDI
7 11 (18.97%) SOAP
8 7 (12.07%) CSS
9 5 (8.62%) Ajax
10 4 (6.90%) Worklight
11 3 (5.17%) RESTful
12 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
12 2 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Clustering
2 5 (8.62%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.17%) FMCG
4 2 (3.45%) DataPower
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) IVR
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Linux
2 14 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (17.24%) AIX
4 8 (13.79%) Unix
5 5 (8.62%) CentOS
5 5 (8.62%) Windows
6 2 (3.45%) Solaris
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.72%) Debian
7 1 (1.72%) Fedora
7 1 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) DevOps
1 19 (32.76%) High Availability
2 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.41%) BDD
4 12 (20.69%) TDD
4 12 (20.69%) Web Development
5 11 (18.97%) Content Enrichment
5 11 (18.97%) Garbage Collection
6 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.79%) Migration
8 6 (10.34%) ITIL
8 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.62%) Analytics
9 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.90%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (6.90%) Data Analytics
10 4 (6.90%) Mobile First
10 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (5.17%) OO
12 2 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) Java
2 14 (24.14%) Python
3 12 (20.69%) Jython
4 11 (18.97%) Bash Shell
4 11 (18.97%) Korn
5 8 (13.79%) SQL
6 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) KVM
2 1 (1.72%) NFS
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.72%) Postfix
2 1 (1.72%) qmail
2 1 (1.72%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.72%) Varnish
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
2 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) CA Wily
2 11 (18.97%) Ansible
3 8 (13.79%) Puppet
4 5 (8.62%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.72%) Bacula
5 1 (1.72%) Cacti
5 1 (1.72%) cPanel
5 1 (1.72%) Graphite
5 1 (1.72%) Kibana
5 1 (1.72%) logstash
5 1 (1.72%) Nagios
5 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.72%) Plesk
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.72%) Salt
5 1 (1.72%) SCCM
5 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) IBM
2 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.62%) AppDynamics
4 4 (6.90%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (6.90%) Splunk
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle
6 2 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) ATG
7 1 (1.72%) CA
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) CommVault
7 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp
7 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec