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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 238 226 194
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 39 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.29% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.01% 1.56% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £319 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £600 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £373 £438
% change year-on-year
+20.13% -14.85%
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
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
1945 1736 1472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.35% 18.69% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 959 816
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 88 69
Average hourly rate £19.34 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.11% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.45 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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
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 1 September 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
Berkshire +7 13 £450 -25.00%
Hampshire +2 10 £435 -7.05% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £413 -31.25% 1
Oxfordshire -18 5 £425 +6.25%
Surrey -13 2 £360 -33.02%
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 39 (54.17%) IBM
3 32 (44.44%) Java
4 28 (38.89%) DB2
5 26 (36.11%) Linux
6 25 (34.72%) AIX
6 25 (34.72%) WebSphere MQ
7 24 (33.33%) XML
8 22 (30.56%) HTTP
9 19 (26.39%) UNIX
10 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (22.22%) Spring
11 16 (22.22%) HTML
11 16 (22.22%) JMS
11 16 (22.22%) DataPower
12 15 (20.83%) Middleware
12 15 (20.83%) SQL
13 14 (19.44%) Web Services
14 12 (16.67%) Windows
15 11 (15.28%) JBoss
15 11 (15.28%) SOAP
15 11 (15.28%) SSL
15 11 (15.28%) Finance
15 11 (15.28%) Clustering
15 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (13.89%) High Availability
16 10 (13.89%) JSON
16 10 (13.89%) CSS
16 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
17 9 (12.50%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (15.28%) JBoss
3 9 (12.50%) Apache
4 7 (9.72%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (9.72%) WebLogic
5 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 6 (8.33%) Commerce Server
6 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.56%) HTTP
2 11 (15.28%) SSL
3 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) LDAP
5 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.89%) DB2
2 8 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 9 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 6 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 6 (8.33%) JUnit
3 4 (5.56%) Introscope
3 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.78%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.78%) Selenium
4 2 (2.78%) eggPlant
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Developer
2 11 (15.28%) WebSphere Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Junior
8 3 (4.17%) Business Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Administrator
8 3 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) WebSphere MQ
2 24 (33.33%) XML
3 16 (22.22%) HTML
3 16 (22.22%) JMS
3 16 (22.22%) Spring
4 15 (20.83%) Middleware
5 14 (19.44%) Web Services
6 11 (15.28%) SOAP
7 10 (13.89%) CSS
7 10 (13.89%) JSON
8 8 (11.11%) WSDL
9 7 (9.72%) Hibernate
9 7 (9.72%) HTML5
10 6 (8.33%) REST
10 6 (8.33%) EJB
10 6 (8.33%) XSLT
11 5 (6.94%) JDBC
11 5 (6.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 5 (6.94%) Worklight
12 4 (5.56%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) DataPower
2 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.28%) Clustering
3 8 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.39%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Linux
2 25 (34.72%) AIX
3 19 (26.39%) UNIX
4 12 (16.67%) Windows
5 8 (11.11%) Solaris
6 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE
7 1 (1.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.89%) High Availability
3 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 8 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
5 7 (9.72%) OO
5 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.33%) Web Development
6 6 (8.33%) TDD
6 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.33%) BDD
7 5 (6.94%) Change Management
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL
8 4 (5.56%) MVC
8 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.56%) Mobile First
8 4 (5.56%) Time Management
9 3 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) Java
2 15 (20.83%) SQL
3 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.94%) Jython
5 4 (5.56%) Korn
5 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) IBM Certification
2 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.39%) yum
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) IBM
2 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.56%) Remedy
3 4 (5.56%) AppDynamics
3 4 (5.56%) CA
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 2 (2.78%) VMware
6 1 (1.39%) EMC
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