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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 215 202 222
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 39 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.42% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.53% 2.55% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 10
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£425 £415 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +5.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £358 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
1543 1492 1476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 16.66% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 845 800
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 71 97
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £13.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Buckinghamshire -5 21 £325 -18.75%
Berkshire +1 15 £450 +5.88% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £425 -
Hampshire -3 1 £600 +16.84%
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 71 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 38 (53.52%) Linux
3 26 (36.62%) IBM
4 25 (35.21%) UNIX
5 22 (30.99%) Java
6 21 (29.58%) DB2
7 20 (28.17%) HTTP
8 19 (26.76%) Bash Shell
9 18 (25.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 18 (25.35%) XML
10 17 (23.94%) Web Services
11 15 (21.13%) AIX
12 14 (19.72%) HTML
12 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
12 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
13 13 (18.31%) SOAP
13 13 (18.31%) Spring
13 13 (18.31%) Introscope
14 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (16.90%) JBoss
15 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
15 11 (15.49%) High Availability
15 11 (15.49%) Apache
15 11 (15.49%) Python
15 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
15 11 (15.49%) JSON
15 11 (15.49%) Jython
16 10 (14.08%) IBM HTTP Server
16 10 (14.08%) SSL
16 10 (14.08%) Cognos

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 71 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (16.90%) JBoss
3 11 (15.49%) Apache
4 10 (14.08%) IBM HTTP Server
5 9 (12.68%) Tomcat
6 8 (11.27%) WebLogic
7 7 (9.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (7.04%) Commerce Server
9 3 (4.23%) FileNet
10 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
11 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon SQS
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon S3
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) HTTP
2 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.08%) SSL
4 6 (8.45%) DNS
5 4 (5.63%) HTTPS
5 4 (5.63%) Firewall
6 2 (2.82%) LDAP
7 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) DB2
2 7 (9.86%) Big Data
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) Informix
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Introscope
2 8 (11.27%) JUnit
2 8 (11.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.23%) Selenium
3 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.82%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.41%) Maven
5 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.41%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (8.45%) Retail
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) WebSphere Specialist
3 12 (16.90%) Applications Specialist
3 12 (16.90%) Server Specialist
3 12 (16.90%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 9 (12.68%) WebSphere Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) WebSphere Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) WebSphere MQ
1 18 (25.35%) XML
2 17 (23.94%) Web Services
3 14 (19.72%) HTML
4 13 (18.31%) SOAP
4 13 (18.31%) Spring
5 11 (15.49%) JSON
6 10 (14.08%) EJB
6 10 (14.08%) Worklight
7 9 (12.68%) HTML5
7 9 (12.68%) JMS
8 8 (11.27%) REST
9 7 (9.86%) WSDL
10 6 (8.45%) Middleware
10 6 (8.45%) CSS
11 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
12 4 (5.63%) JDBC
12 4 (5.63%) J2EE
12 4 (5.63%) JNDI
12 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) DataPower
2 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.41%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 38 (53.52%) Linux
2 25 (35.21%) UNIX
3 15 (21.13%) AIX
4 6 (8.45%) Windows
4 6 (8.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
2 11 (15.49%) High Availability
3 10 (14.08%) Analytics
4 8 (11.27%) Web Development
4 8 (11.27%) TDD
4 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
4 8 (11.27%) BDD
5 7 (9.86%) Low Latency
6 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.45%) Garbage Collection
6 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.04%) ITIL
7 5 (7.04%) OO
8 4 (5.63%) Change Management
9 3 (4.23%) Time Management
9 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) Java
2 19 (26.76%) Bash Shell
3 11 (15.49%) Python
3 11 (15.49%) Jython
4 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
5 8 (11.27%) SQL
6 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.45%) Perl
8 5 (7.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
1 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) yum
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.41%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) IBM
2 10 (14.08%) Cognos
2 10 (14.08%) AppDynamics
3 6 (8.45%) Adobe
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle
4 3 (4.23%) ILOG
4 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.82%) CA
6 1 (1.41%) New Relic
6 1 (1.41%) Google
6 1 (1.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) EMC
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Spencer Rose
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