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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 232 212 211
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 30 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.75% 1.76% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £455 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +45.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £480 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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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
1712 1538 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.84% 17.17% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 779 656
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 85 103
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.20 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -3.64%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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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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 -5 12 £425 -4.22%
Berkshire -2 8 £378 -7.92%
Buckinghamshire -21 2 - - 2
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 54 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 35 (64.81%) Linux
3 23 (42.59%) IBM
4 21 (38.89%) Java
5 19 (35.19%) XML
6 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 17 (31.48%) Bash Shell
8 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
8 16 (29.63%) HTTP
9 15 (27.78%) SSL
10 13 (24.07%) REST
11 12 (22.22%) HTML
12 11 (20.37%) Tomcat
12 11 (20.37%) Cognos
12 11 (20.37%) Middleware
12 11 (20.37%) WebSphere MQ
12 11 (20.37%) Analytics
13 10 (18.52%) Spring
13 10 (18.52%) SOAP
14 9 (16.67%) Perl
14 9 (16.67%) Web Services
14 9 (16.67%) ITIL
14 9 (16.67%) UNIX
14 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
14 9 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
15 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
15 8 (14.81%) Introscope
15 8 (14.81%) IBM HTTP Server
15 8 (14.81%) Jython
15 8 (14.81%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 54 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (20.37%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
4 8 (14.81%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (14.81%) JBoss
4 8 (14.81%) Apache
5 6 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 6 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (7.41%) FileNet
7 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) HTTP
2 15 (27.78%) SSL
3 6 (11.11%) DNS
4 5 (9.26%) LDAP
5 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.70%) Firewall
7 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) DB2
2 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Introscope
2 6 (11.11%) JUnit
2 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.85%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Applications Specialist
1 14 (25.93%) WebSphere Specialist
1 14 (25.93%) Server Specialist
1 14 (25.93%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 11 (20.37%) Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) XML
2 13 (24.07%) REST
3 12 (22.22%) HTML
4 11 (20.37%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (20.37%) Middleware
5 10 (18.52%) Spring
5 10 (18.52%) SOAP
6 9 (16.67%) Web Services
7 8 (14.81%) JMS
8 7 (12.96%) WSDL
8 7 (12.96%) EJB
9 6 (11.11%) CSS
9 6 (11.11%) JSON
9 6 (11.11%) Worklight
9 6 (11.11%) HTML5
10 5 (9.26%) JDBC
11 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.56%) JSP
12 3 (5.56%) Struts
12 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.56%) PKI
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) DataPower
3 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (64.81%) Linux
2 9 (16.67%) UNIX
3 7 (12.96%) AIX
4 6 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (9.26%) Windows
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Analytics
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL
3 8 (14.81%) UML
3 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.96%) SysML
4 7 (12.96%) Scrum
4 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.96%) TOGAF
5 6 (11.11%) Test Management
5 6 (11.11%) BDD
5 6 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (11.11%) TDD
5 6 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 6 (11.11%) Web Development
5 6 (11.11%) Release Management
5 6 (11.11%) OOP
5 6 (11.11%) OO
5 6 (11.11%) SOA
6 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) Bash Shell
3 9 (16.67%) Perl
3 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 8 (14.81%) Python
4 8 (14.81%) Jython
5 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.56%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) C
6 3 (5.56%) AWK
7 2 (3.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (3.70%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.70%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) IBM
2 11 (20.37%) Cognos
3 8 (14.81%) AppDynamics
4 6 (11.11%) Adobe
4 6 (11.11%) Software AG
5 4 (7.41%) ILOG
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.70%) CA
7 1 (1.85%) New Relic
7 1 (1.85%) Intel
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle