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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 213 217 215
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 43 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.63% 1.97% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 11
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£425 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £351 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1635 1523 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.51% 16.53% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 853 821
Average daily rate £388 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 76 98
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.16 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £52.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire -4 22 £325 -15.58%
Berkshire +9 17 £450 +13.20% 3
Hampshire - 2 £600 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £425 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 72 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 38 (52.78%) Linux
3 26 (36.11%) UNIX
3 26 (36.11%) IBM
4 22 (30.56%) Java
5 21 (29.17%) DB2
6 20 (27.78%) HTTP
7 19 (26.39%) Bash Shell
8 18 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 18 (25.00%) XML
9 17 (23.61%) Web Services
10 15 (20.83%) AIX
11 14 (19.44%) HTML
11 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
11 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
12 13 (18.06%) SOAP
12 13 (18.06%) Introscope
12 13 (18.06%) Spring
13 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.67%) JBoss
14 11 (15.28%) Apache
14 11 (15.28%) Python
14 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
14 11 (15.28%) JSON
14 11 (15.28%) Jython
14 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
14 11 (15.28%) High Availability
15 10 (13.89%) Analytics
15 10 (13.89%) Worklight
15 10 (13.89%) AppDynamics

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 72 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (16.67%) JBoss
3 11 (15.28%) Apache
4 10 (13.89%) IBM HTTP Server
5 9 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 8 (11.11%) WebLogic
7 7 (9.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (6.94%) Commerce Server
9 3 (4.17%) FileNet
10 2 (2.78%) Apache Solr
11 1 (1.39%) IIS
11 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) HTTP
2 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.89%) SSL
4 6 (8.33%) DNS
5 4 (5.56%) HTTPS
5 4 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (1.39%) LDAP
6 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) DB2
2 7 (9.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Introscope
2 8 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 8 (11.11%) JUnit
3 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.17%) Selenium
4 2 (2.78%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.39%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 6 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Publishing
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) WebSphere Specialist
3 13 (18.06%) Applications Specialist
3 13 (18.06%) Server Specialist
3 13 (18.06%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 9 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) WebSphere Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Administrator
8 5 (6.94%) Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) WebSphere Administrator
8 5 (6.94%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) XML
1 18 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 17 (23.61%) Web Services
3 14 (19.44%) HTML
4 13 (18.06%) SOAP
4 13 (18.06%) Spring
5 11 (15.28%) JSON
6 10 (13.89%) Worklight
6 10 (13.89%) EJB
7 9 (12.50%) JMS
7 9 (12.50%) HTML5
8 8 (11.11%) REST
9 7 (9.72%) WSDL
9 7 (9.72%) Middleware
10 6 (8.33%) CSS
11 5 (6.94%) Hibernate
11 5 (6.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 4 (5.56%) JNDI
12 4 (5.56%) JDBC
12 4 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) DataPower
2 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.78%) Linux
2 26 (36.11%) UNIX
3 15 (20.83%) AIX
4 7 (9.72%) Windows
5 6 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.39%) SUSE
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.28%) High Availability
2 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
3 10 (13.89%) Analytics
4 8 (11.11%) BDD
4 8 (11.11%) TDD
4 8 (11.11%) Web Development
4 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 7 (9.72%) Low Latency
6 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.33%) Garbage Collection
6 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.94%) OO
7 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL
8 4 (5.56%) Change Management
9 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.17%) Time Management
10 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) Java
2 19 (26.39%) Bash Shell
3 11 (15.28%) Jython
3 11 (15.28%) Python
4 9 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 8 (11.11%) SQL
6 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.33%) Perl
8 5 (6.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
1 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.39%) yum
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.39%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) IBM
2 10 (13.89%) Cognos
2 10 (13.89%) AppDynamics
3 6 (8.33%) Adobe
4 3 (4.17%) ILOG
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 2 (2.78%) CA
6 1 (1.39%) EMC
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) New Relic