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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 241 220 215
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 33 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.91% 2.56% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 17
Median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -
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
1730 1564 1549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.59% 16.79% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 932 883
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £249 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 58 70
Median hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.00% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +20.58%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Berkshire -5 18 £475 +5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire +11 5 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire -1 3 - - 1
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 45 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 34 (75.56%) Linux
3 32 (71.11%) IBM
4 19 (42.22%) Middleware
5 16 (35.56%) Clustering
5 16 (35.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (33.33%) DevOps
7 14 (31.11%) High Availability
8 13 (28.89%) Web Services
9 11 (24.44%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (24.44%) Ansible
10 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 10 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (22.22%) Java
10 10 (22.22%) J2EE
11 9 (20.00%) HTML
11 9 (20.00%) AIX
11 9 (20.00%) Python
11 9 (20.00%) SSL
11 9 (20.00%) HTTP
11 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Process Server
12 8 (17.78%) Migration
12 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
12 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
12 8 (17.78%) CentOS
12 8 (17.78%) Vagrant
13 7 (15.56%) CA Wily
13 7 (15.56%) JUnit

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 45 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.78%) WebLogic
2 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Process Server
3 7 (15.56%) JBoss
4 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.89%) MQSeries
6 3 (6.67%) Apache
6 3 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.22%) IIS
7 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon S3
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.22%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) HTTP
1 9 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (2.22%) ATM
3 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) DB2
2 3 (6.67%) Big Data
2 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 10 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (17.78%) Vagrant
3 7 (15.56%) JUnit
4 6 (13.33%) Introscope
5 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
1 7 (15.56%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Publishing
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) WebSphere Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Administrator
3 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) WebSphere Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Server Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) XML Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) Middleware
2 13 (28.89%) Web Services
3 11 (24.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (22.22%) J2EE
5 9 (20.00%) HTML
6 7 (15.56%) Spring
6 7 (15.56%) XML
7 6 (13.33%) JDBC
7 6 (13.33%) JNDI
7 6 (13.33%) SOAP
8 5 (11.11%) EJB
8 5 (11.11%) HTML5
8 5 (11.11%) JSON
8 5 (11.11%) REST
9 4 (8.89%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (6.67%) JMS
11 2 (4.44%) CSS
11 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
11 2 (4.44%) JSP
12 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) DataPower
3 3 (6.67%) FMCG
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.44%) Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) Equities
4 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 16 (35.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.00%) AIX
4 8 (17.78%) CentOS
5 5 (11.11%) Windows
6 4 (8.89%) Unix
7 2 (4.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) Debian
8 1 (2.22%) Fedora
8 1 (2.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) DevOps
2 14 (31.11%) High Availability
3 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.78%) Migration
5 6 (13.33%) Garbage Collection
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) BDD
6 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (8.89%) Content Enrichment
8 3 (6.67%) Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) Data Analytics
9 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.44%) Fund Accounting
9 2 (4.44%) Investment Management
9 2 (4.44%) OO
9 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) Python
3 7 (15.56%) Jython
4 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.33%) Korn
5 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.67%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) KVM
2 1 (2.22%) NFS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.22%) Postfix
2 1 (2.22%) qmail
2 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.22%) Varnish
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
2 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Ansible
2 7 (15.56%) CA Wily
3 5 (11.11%) Puppet
4 4 (8.89%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.44%) Control-M
5 2 (4.44%) SCCM
6 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.22%) Bacula
6 1 (2.22%) Cacti
6 1 (2.22%) cPanel
6 1 (2.22%) Grafana
6 1 (2.22%) Kibana
6 1 (2.22%) logstash
6 1 (2.22%) Nagios
6 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.22%) Plesk
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.22%) Salt
6 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) IBM
2 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Charles River
4 2 (4.44%) Fiserv
4 2 (4.44%) Informatica
4 2 (4.44%) Sybase
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.22%) ATG
5 1 (2.22%) CA
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) CommVault
5 1 (2.22%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.22%) ILOG
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec