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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 243 237 215
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 14 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.92% 1.74% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 9
Average daily rate £425 £425 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £378 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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
1522 1663 1509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.02% 17.67% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 936 756
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 74 82
Average hourly rate £17.64 £18.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% +17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.48 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.59 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +7 8 £450 +5.88%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Surrey -2 2 £425 -20.56%
Berkshire +5 1 £250 -33.77% 1
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 88 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 65 (73.86%) IBM
3 51 (57.95%) Linux
4 40 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 36 (40.91%) AIX
6 33 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 33 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 32 (36.36%) HTTP
8 30 (34.09%) WebSphere Process Server
9 27 (30.68%) Java
10 26 (29.55%) CentOS
10 26 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (28.41%) Red Hat
12 21 (23.86%) XML
13 20 (22.73%) SSL
14 19 (21.59%) Middleware
14 19 (21.59%) SOAP
14 19 (21.59%) J2EE
14 19 (21.59%) Windows
14 19 (21.59%) Clustering
14 19 (21.59%) CA Wily
15 17 (19.32%) IBM Integration Bus
15 17 (19.32%) High Availability
15 17 (19.32%) Introscope
16 16 (18.18%) Finance
16 16 (18.18%) Web Services
16 16 (18.18%) DataPower
17 15 (17.05%) JDBC
17 15 (17.05%) DB2
18 14 (15.91%) Jython

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 88 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 30 (34.09%) WebSphere Process Server
3 13 (14.77%) IBM HTTP Server
4 12 (13.64%) Apache
5 4 (4.55%) Commerce Server
6 3 (3.41%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.27%) JBoss
8 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.14%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.36%) HTTP
2 20 (22.73%) SSL
3 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.68%) HTTPS
5 4 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (1.14%) ATM
6 1 (1.14%) FTP
6 1 (1.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) DB2
2 6 (6.82%) Big Data
3 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.27%) HBase
3 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Introscope
2 6 (6.82%) ClearCase
2 6 (6.82%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.14%) JIRA
4 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Back Office
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (19.32%) Developer
2 16 (18.18%) Consultant
3 13 (14.77%) Administrator
3 13 (14.77%) Analyst
3 13 (14.77%) WebSphere Administrator
3 13 (14.77%) WebSphere Consultant
4 11 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 9 (10.23%) WebSphere Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Junior
7 7 (7.95%) Junior Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Server Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 21 (23.86%) XML
3 19 (21.59%) J2EE
3 19 (21.59%) Middleware
3 19 (21.59%) SOAP
4 17 (19.32%) IBM Integration Bus
5 16 (18.18%) Web Services
6 15 (17.05%) JDBC
7 13 (14.77%) JMS
7 13 (14.77%) JNDI
8 10 (11.36%) HTML
9 7 (7.95%) JSON
9 7 (7.95%) XSLT
10 6 (6.82%) Ajax
11 5 (5.68%) CSS
11 5 (5.68%) WSDL
12 4 (4.55%) Spring
12 4 (4.55%) Worklight
13 3 (3.41%) Hibernate
13 3 (3.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Clustering
2 16 (18.18%) DataPower
3 6 (6.82%) Biometrics
3 6 (6.82%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.41%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.27%) Derivative
6 2 (2.27%) Equities
6 2 (2.27%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.14%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 51 (57.95%) Linux
2 36 (40.91%) AIX
3 26 (29.55%) CentOS
3 26 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (21.59%) Windows
5 11 (12.50%) Unix
6 6 (6.82%) Solaris
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) High Availability
2 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.50%) Garbage Collection
4 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.55%) Case Management
5 4 (4.55%) Change Management
5 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.55%) ITIL
5 4 (4.55%) Low Latency
5 4 (4.55%) Mobile First
5 4 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.55%) Records Management
6 3 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.41%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.27%) Fund Accounting
7 2 (2.27%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.27%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) Java
2 14 (15.91%) Jython
2 14 (15.91%) Korn
3 13 (14.77%) Bash Shell
3 13 (14.77%) Python
4 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.68%) SQL
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 33 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) IBM Certification
3 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (21.59%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.27%) Control-M
3 1 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.14%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (73.86%) IBM
2 25 (28.41%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.23%) CA
4 4 (4.55%) AppDynamics
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.41%) Remedy
6 2 (2.27%) Charles River
6 2 (2.27%) Fiserv
6 2 (2.27%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.27%) Informatica
6 2 (2.27%) Sybase
7 1 (1.14%) ILOG