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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
England / South East
Rank 206 247 236
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 36 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.89% 0.80% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 15
Median daily rate £485 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £285 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1247 1508 1703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.42% 17.16% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 967 953
Median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 80
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.55 £54.05 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +27 24 £435 - 2
Oxfordshire - 11 £543 -
Berkshire +13 1 £500 +100.00% 1
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 83 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 54 (65.06%) JBoss
3 48 (57.83%) IBM
4 47 (56.63%) Linux
5 34 (40.96%) SQL
6 32 (38.55%) Red Hat
6 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (38.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (37.35%) Cucumber
7 31 (37.35%) TDD
7 31 (37.35%) Spring
7 31 (37.35%) Tomcat
7 31 (37.35%) Java
7 31 (37.35%) JUnit
8 30 (36.14%) Security Cleared
9 29 (34.94%) SC Cleared
9 29 (34.94%) WebSphere MQ
10 27 (32.53%) DevOps
11 26 (31.33%) Shell Script
12 25 (30.12%) Bash Shell
13 24 (28.92%) IBM Integration Bus
14 22 (26.51%) Java EE
14 22 (26.51%) Unit Testing
14 22 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (26.51%) Open Source
14 22 (26.51%) Pair Programming
14 22 (26.51%) Maven
14 22 (26.51%) Scrum
14 22 (26.51%) GitHub
14 22 (26.51%) Apache TomEE

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 83 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 54 (65.06%) JBoss
3 31 (37.35%) Tomcat
4 22 (26.51%) Apache Geronimo
4 22 (26.51%) Apache TomEE
5 16 (19.28%) WebSphere Process Server
6 10 (12.05%) Alfresco
6 10 (12.05%) WebLogic
7 5 (6.02%) Apache
7 5 (6.02%) Commerce Server
7 5 (6.02%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Maximo
2 4 (4.82%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.51%) GitHub
2 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.84%) Amazon S3
3 9 (10.84%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (7.23%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (7.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) SMTP
2 6 (7.23%) Firewall
3 3 (3.61%) HTTP
3 3 (3.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) DB2
2 7 (8.43%) Hadoop
2 7 (8.43%) IBM BigInsights
2 7 (8.43%) Neo4j
3 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (37.35%) Cucumber
1 31 (37.35%) JUnit
2 22 (26.51%) Jenkins
2 22 (26.51%) Maven
2 22 (26.51%) Mockito
3 6 (7.23%) Selenium
4 2 (2.41%) Introscope
General
1 12 (14.46%) Publishing
2 9 (10.84%) Billing
3 2 (2.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 27 (32.53%) Java Developer
3 16 (19.28%) Java Engineer
4 15 (18.07%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 15 (18.07%) Java Software Developer
4 15 (18.07%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (18.07%) Software Engineer
4 15 (18.07%) WebSphere Specialist
5 12 (14.46%) Software Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 8 (9.64%) Applications Specialist
7 8 (9.64%) Architect
7 8 (9.64%) Server Specialist
8 7 (8.43%) AWS Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Billing Support
8 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (7.23%) Agile Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (7.23%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.35%) Spring
2 29 (34.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 24 (28.92%) IBM Integration Bus
4 22 (26.51%) Java EE
5 18 (21.69%) Web Services
6 15 (18.07%) EJB
7 14 (16.87%) HTML
7 14 (16.87%) JSON
7 14 (16.87%) XML
8 11 (13.25%) RESTful
9 9 (10.84%) Ajax
9 9 (10.84%) HTML5
9 9 (10.84%) REST
9 9 (10.84%) SOAP
10 6 (7.23%) Apache Camel
10 6 (7.23%) Hibernate
10 6 (7.23%) JMS
11 5 (6.02%) CSS
12 4 (4.82%) Worklight
13 3 (3.61%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Clustering
2 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Linux
2 32 (38.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (7.23%) AIX
3 6 (7.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.35%) TDD
3 27 (32.53%) DevOps
4 22 (26.51%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (26.51%) Open Source
4 22 (26.51%) Pair Programming
4 22 (26.51%) Scrum
4 22 (26.51%) Unit Testing
5 20 (24.10%) BPEL
5 20 (24.10%) BPMN
6 18 (21.69%) Analytics
7 16 (19.28%) Migration
8 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.84%) BDD
9 9 (10.84%) Web Development
10 7 (8.43%) Change Management
10 7 (8.43%) Content Enrichment
10 7 (8.43%) Network Design
11 5 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (6.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) SQL
2 31 (37.35%) Java
3 26 (31.33%) Shell Script
4 25 (30.12%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.61%) Jython
6 3 (3.61%) Korn
6 3 (3.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) Security Cleared
2 29 (34.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Puppet
2 7 (8.43%) Tivoli
2 7 (8.43%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.61%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (57.83%) IBM
2 32 (38.55%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.84%) NetCracker
4 7 (8.43%) VMware
5 6 (7.23%) Comptel
6 4 (4.82%) AppDynamics
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle
6 4 (4.82%) Splunk
7 1 (1.20%) Axway
7 1 (1.20%) HP
7 1 (1.20%) Informatica
7 1 (1.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.20%) Siebel