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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 211 212 203
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 27 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 1.58% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £455 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +49.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
- -78.49%
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
1650 1452 1213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.68% 17.45% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 729 611
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 78 95
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -15 12 £425 -8.10% 2
Berkshire +3 6 £378 -7.92% 1
Surrey - 1 £535 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 34 (68.00%) Linux
3 23 (46.00%) IBM
4 20 (40.00%) Java
5 19 (38.00%) XML
6 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (28.00%) HTTP
8 13 (26.00%) SSL
8 13 (26.00%) Bash Shell
8 13 (26.00%) REST
9 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
9 12 (24.00%) HTML
10 11 (22.00%) Perl
10 11 (22.00%) Middleware
11 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
11 9 (18.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (18.00%) Cognos
11 9 (18.00%) ITIL
11 9 (18.00%) JBoss
11 9 (18.00%) IBM HTTP Server
11 9 (18.00%) Spring
11 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Process Server
11 9 (18.00%) Analytics
12 8 (16.00%) AppDynamics
12 8 (16.00%) Apache
12 8 (16.00%) AIX
13 7 (14.00%) UML
13 7 (14.00%) SOAP
13 7 (14.00%) JMS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (18.00%) JBoss
3 9 (18.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 8 (16.00%) Apache
5 6 (12.00%) WebLogic
5 6 (12.00%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (8.00%) FileNet
7 1 (2.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) HTTP
2 13 (26.00%) SSL
3 6 (12.00%) DNS
4 5 (10.00%) LDAP
5 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) DB2
2 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Introscope
1 6 (12.00%) JUnit
1 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (4.00%) Publishing
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
1 12 (24.00%) Server Specialist
1 12 (24.00%) Applications Specialist
1 12 (24.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 11 (22.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) WebSphere Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Web Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Web Support Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) XML
2 13 (26.00%) REST
3 12 (24.00%) HTML
4 11 (22.00%) Middleware
5 9 (18.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (18.00%) Spring
6 7 (14.00%) SOAP
6 7 (14.00%) JMS
6 7 (14.00%) WSDL
7 6 (12.00%) JSON
7 6 (12.00%) Web Services
7 6 (12.00%) EJB
7 6 (12.00%) CSS
7 6 (12.00%) Worklight
7 6 (12.00%) HTML5
8 4 (8.00%) JDBC
9 3 (6.00%) Ajax
9 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (6.00%) Spring Security
9 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) PKI
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 34 (68.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) AIX
3 6 (12.00%) UNIX
3 6 (12.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 5 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) ITIL
1 9 (18.00%) Analytics
2 7 (14.00%) UML
2 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (14.00%) SysML
2 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.00%) Release Management
3 6 (12.00%) Test Management
3 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (12.00%) Requirements Management
3 6 (12.00%) Web Development
3 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) TDD
3 6 (12.00%) Scrum
3 6 (12.00%) SOA
3 6 (12.00%) OOP
3 6 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (12.00%) BDD
4 5 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 13 (26.00%) Bash Shell
3 11 (22.00%) Perl
4 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (14.00%) Python
6 6 (12.00%) Jython
6 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.00%) SQL
8 3 (6.00%) AWK
8 3 (6.00%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (4.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) IBM
2 9 (18.00%) Cognos
3 8 (16.00%) AppDynamics
4 6 (12.00%) Adobe
4 6 (12.00%) Software AG
5 4 (8.00%) ILOG
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) CA
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) Intel
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.00%) New Relic