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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 233 253 197
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -56
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 29 20 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.21% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.80% 1.25% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 26
Median daily rate £475 £450 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £368
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
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
1610 1594 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.24% 16.64% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 985 913
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
Median hourly rate £27.50 £18.68 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.21% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.22 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £36.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +19 10 £350 -
Oxfordshire +12 7 £475 +11.76%
Berkshire -3 7 £475 +5.55%
Hampshire +5 5 £385 -18.08%
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 52 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 38 (73.08%) IBM
3 37 (71.15%) Linux
4 22 (42.31%) Clustering
5 21 (40.38%) Web Services
6 20 (38.46%) Middleware
6 20 (38.46%) High Availability
7 17 (32.69%) DevOps
8 16 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 15 (28.85%) SSL
9 15 (28.85%) HTTP
9 15 (28.85%) Python
9 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (26.92%) J2EE
11 13 (25.00%) Jython
11 13 (25.00%) CA Wily
12 12 (23.08%) Korn
12 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
12 12 (23.08%) Garbage Collection
12 12 (23.08%) JNDI
12 12 (23.08%) JDBC
12 12 (23.08%) SOAP
13 11 (21.15%) WebLogic
13 11 (21.15%) HTML
13 11 (21.15%) Ansible
14 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
14 10 (19.23%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (19.23%) Java
14 10 (19.23%) JBoss
14 10 (19.23%) Git (software)

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (21.15%) WebLogic
3 10 (19.23%) JBoss
4 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
5 6 (11.54%) WebSphere Process Server
6 4 (7.69%) Apache
6 4 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (3.85%) Commerce Server
7 2 (3.85%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.92%) Apache TomEE
8 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.92%) IIS
8 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 7 (13.46%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.92%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) HTTP
1 15 (28.85%) SSL
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) HTTPS
2 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.92%) NAS
4 1 (1.92%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Big Data
1 4 (7.69%) DB2
1 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
1 10 (19.23%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (17.31%) JUnit
3 8 (15.38%) Introscope
3 8 (15.38%) Vagrant
4 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Retail
3 6 (11.54%) Publishing
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Administrator
1 13 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) WebSphere Administrator
2 12 (23.08%) WebSphere Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Developer
4 7 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.46%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) AWS Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Server Specialist
5 5 (9.62%) XML Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) Web Services
2 20 (38.46%) Middleware
3 16 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 14 (26.92%) J2EE
5 12 (23.08%) JDBC
5 12 (23.08%) JNDI
5 12 (23.08%) SOAP
6 11 (21.15%) HTML
7 9 (17.31%) JSON
7 9 (17.31%) Spring
7 9 (17.31%) XML
8 7 (13.46%) EJB
8 7 (13.46%) HTML5
8 7 (13.46%) REST
9 4 (7.69%) CSS
10 3 (5.77%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (5.77%) JMS
11 2 (3.85%) Ajax
11 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
11 2 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Clustering
2 5 (9.62%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.77%) DataPower
3 3 (5.77%) FMCG
4 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.85%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.92%) IVR
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (13.46%) AIX
4 6 (11.54%) CentOS
4 6 (11.54%) Unix
5 5 (9.62%) Windows
6 2 (3.85%) Solaris
7 1 (1.92%) Debian
7 1 (1.92%) Fedora
7 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) High Availability
2 17 (32.69%) DevOps
3 12 (23.08%) Garbage Collection
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.38%) Migration
6 7 (13.46%) BDD
6 7 (13.46%) TDD
6 7 (13.46%) Web Development
7 6 (11.54%) Content Enrichment
8 5 (9.62%) Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Data Analytics
10 3 (5.77%) ITIL
11 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.85%) Mobile First
11 2 (3.85%) OO
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) Python
2 13 (25.00%) Jython
3 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 12 (23.08%) Korn
4 10 (19.23%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) SQL
6 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) KVM
2 1 (1.92%) NFS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.92%) Postfix
2 1 (1.92%) qmail
2 1 (1.92%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.92%) Varnish
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
2 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) CA Wily
2 11 (21.15%) Ansible
3 7 (13.46%) Puppet
4 5 (9.62%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.92%) Bacula
5 1 (1.92%) Cacti
5 1 (1.92%) cPanel
5 1 (1.92%) Grafana
5 1 (1.92%) Graphite
5 1 (1.92%) Kibana
5 1 (1.92%) logstash
5 1 (1.92%) Nagios
5 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.92%) Plesk
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.92%) Salt
5 1 (1.92%) SCCM
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) IBM
2 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (5.77%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Splunk
5 2 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) ATG
6 1 (1.92%) CA
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) CommVault
6 1 (1.92%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.92%) NetApp
6 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.92%) Symantec