The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 199 201 222
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 45 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.64% 2.54% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 9
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£472 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.06% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £312 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-9.70% +2.40%
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% -
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1704 1378 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.51% 16.26% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 760 807
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 83
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
WebSphere Application Server
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Buckinghamshire +19 21 £430 +26.47%
Hampshire -16 11 £491 +38.23%
Surrey -1 6 £538 +19.44% 1
Berkshire -3 5 £475 +13.43% 1
Oxfordshire 0 1 £400 -30.43%
West Sussex - 1 £570 -
East Sussex - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 70 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 40 (57.14%) Java
3 36 (51.43%) UNIX
4 31 (44.29%) Web Services
5 27 (38.57%) J2EE
6 24 (34.29%) SQL
6 24 (34.29%) Linux
6 24 (34.29%) IBM
7 23 (32.86%) Windows
8 21 (30.00%) SOAP
9 20 (28.57%) Change Management
9 20 (28.57%) Finance
10 19 (27.14%) LDAP
11 17 (24.29%) DB2
12 16 (22.86%) HTML
12 16 (22.86%) WebSphere MQ
13 15 (21.43%) DTS
13 15 (21.43%) JBoss
13 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
13 15 (21.43%) CSS
14 13 (18.57%) Spring
15 12 (17.14%) Introscope
15 12 (17.14%) JDBC
15 12 (17.14%) Oracle
16 11 (15.71%) JSP
16 11 (15.71%) HTTP
17 10 (14.29%) Eclipse
17 10 (14.29%) CA Wily
18 9 (12.86%) Middleware
18 9 (12.86%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 70 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (12.86%) Apache
2 9 (12.86%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.71%) MQSeries
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (5.71%) Liferay
5 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.43%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) LDAP
2 11 (15.71%) HTTP
3 9 (12.86%) Internet
4 7 (10.00%) SSL
5 5 (7.14%) Firewall
6 4 (5.71%) Intranet
6 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.71%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) DB2
2 15 (21.43%) DTS
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Introscope
2 10 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.29%) Ant
4 2 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (1.43%) JIRA
5 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.43%) MyEclipse
5 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.43%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Deployment Analyst
4 14 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 13 (18.57%) Administrator
6 8 (11.43%) WebSphere Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Server Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Server Specialist
10 2 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.29%) Web Services
2 27 (38.57%) J2EE
3 21 (30.00%) SOAP
4 16 (22.86%) HTML
4 16 (22.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (21.43%) CSS
6 13 (18.57%) Spring
7 12 (17.14%) JDBC
8 11 (15.71%) JSP
9 9 (12.86%) Middleware
10 8 (11.43%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 6 (8.57%) XML
13 5 (7.14%) JNDI
14 4 (5.71%) WebCenter
15 3 (4.29%) Struts
16 2 (2.86%) XSL
16 2 (2.86%) Servlets
16 2 (2.86%) EJB
16 2 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) DataPower
3 1 (1.43%) Open Source
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (51.43%) UNIX
2 24 (34.29%) Linux
3 23 (32.86%) Windows
4 8 (11.43%) AIX
5 2 (2.86%) zOS
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Change Management
2 9 (12.86%) OO
3 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.57%) High Availability
6 4 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.29%) ITIL
7 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.86%) SOA
8 2 (2.86%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.86%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.86%) Content Management
8 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.86%) Analytics
9 1 (1.43%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.43%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) Java
2 24 (34.29%) SQL
3 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.86%) Python
5 8 (11.43%) Shell Script
5 8 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.00%) Korn
7 6 (8.57%) Jython
8 4 (5.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) CA Wily
2 7 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.71%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) IBM
2 15 (21.43%) JBoss
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) CA
4 4 (5.71%) FatWire
5 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.43%) ILOG
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
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