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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 218 208 227
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 25 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.46% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.48% 2.66% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 10
Average daily rate
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£468 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.91% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
WebSphere Application Server
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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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1692 1506 1763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.23% 17.24% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 836 841
Average daily rate £360 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 61 91
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.04 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Surrey - 8 £538 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £438 -
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £600 +60.00%
Oxfordshire -7 1 £450 -21.73%
Berkshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 73 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 41 (56.16%) Java
3 32 (43.84%) UNIX
4 30 (41.10%) IBM
5 26 (35.62%) Web Services
6 25 (34.25%) SQL
7 22 (30.14%) J2EE
7 22 (30.14%) SOAP
8 21 (28.77%) Linux
9 20 (27.40%) Windows
9 20 (27.40%) Finance
10 18 (24.66%) HTTP
11 17 (23.29%) DB2
12 16 (21.92%) JBoss
13 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
13 15 (20.55%) HTML
13 15 (20.55%) LDAP
13 15 (20.55%) WebSphere MQ
13 15 (20.55%) Middleware
13 15 (20.55%) Change Management
14 14 (19.18%) OO
14 14 (19.18%) CSS
15 13 (17.81%) Oracle
15 13 (17.81%) SSL
16 12 (16.44%) Spring
16 12 (16.44%) Introscope
16 12 (16.44%) JDBC
16 12 (16.44%) XML
17 11 (15.07%) IBM HTTP Server
18 10 (13.70%) Apache

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 73 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (15.07%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (13.70%) Apache
4 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Process Server
4 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.85%) MQSeries
6 4 (5.48%) Liferay
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.37%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.37%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.66%) HTTP
2 15 (20.55%) LDAP
3 13 (17.81%) SSL
4 9 (12.33%) Internet
5 5 (6.85%) Firewall
6 4 (5.48%) Intranet
6 4 (5.48%) HTTPS
6 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) DB2
2 10 (13.70%) DTS
3 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Introscope
2 10 (13.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.11%) Ant
4 2 (2.74%) Maven
5 1 (1.37%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
5 1 (1.37%) MyEclipse
5 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Legal
4 2 (2.74%) Front Office
5 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) Analyst
2 13 (17.81%) Administrator
2 13 (17.81%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Deployment Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Administrator
5 6 (8.22%) Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Middleware Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Server Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Server Specialist
9 2 (2.74%) Middleware Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Systems Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.62%) Web Services
2 22 (30.14%) J2EE
2 22 (30.14%) SOAP
3 15 (20.55%) HTML
3 15 (20.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (20.55%) Middleware
4 14 (19.18%) CSS
5 12 (16.44%) Spring
5 12 (16.44%) JDBC
5 12 (16.44%) XML
6 10 (13.70%) JSP
7 8 (10.96%) Hibernate
8 7 (9.59%) JMS
8 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (8.22%) REST
9 6 (8.22%) WSDL
10 5 (6.85%) JNDI
11 4 (5.48%) WebCenter
12 3 (4.11%) Struts
13 2 (2.74%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Clustering
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) DataPower
5 1 (1.37%) Open Source
5 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.84%) UNIX
2 21 (28.77%) Linux
3 20 (27.40%) Windows
4 9 (12.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) zOS
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Change Management
2 14 (19.18%) OO
3 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
3 9 (12.33%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) SOA
4 7 (9.59%) Unit Testing
4 7 (9.59%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.22%) SysML
5 6 (8.22%) High Availability
5 6 (8.22%) UML
5 6 (8.22%) OOP
5 6 (8.22%) TOGAF
5 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.85%) Scrum
6 5 (6.85%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (6.85%) Requirements Management
6 5 (6.85%) Release Management
6 5 (6.85%) Test Management
7 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) Java
2 25 (34.25%) SQL
3 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.33%) Bash Shell
4 9 (12.33%) Python
5 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
5 7 (9.59%) Korn
6 6 (8.22%) Jython
7 5 (6.85%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) CA Wily
2 6 (8.22%) Tivoli
3 5 (6.85%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) IBM
2 16 (21.92%) JBoss
3 13 (17.81%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) Software AG
4 5 (6.85%) CA
5 4 (5.48%) FatWire
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.37%) ILOG
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) SAP