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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 223 223 224
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 38 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.39% 2.60% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 11
Median daily rate £448 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £466 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £42.50
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
1588 1888 1687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.33% 19.13% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 1152 908
Median daily rate £420 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 61 73
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.02 £41.40 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Oxfordshire +2 14 £450 +20.00%
Berkshire +9 10 £500 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire +21 7 £375 -6.25%
Hampshire -4 7 £400 -4.76% 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 63 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 49 (77.78%) Linux
3 37 (58.73%) IBM
4 33 (52.38%) Web Services
5 30 (47.62%) HTML
6 29 (46.03%) XML
6 29 (46.03%) JBoss
6 29 (46.03%) JSON
7 27 (42.86%) Tomcat
8 26 (41.27%) Java
9 24 (38.10%) JUnit
9 24 (38.10%) WebLogic
10 23 (36.51%) Spring
10 23 (36.51%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (34.92%) BDD
11 22 (34.92%) EJB
12 21 (33.33%) HTML5
12 21 (33.33%) Amazon S3
12 21 (33.33%) Web Development
12 21 (33.33%) TDD
12 21 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
12 21 (33.33%) REST
12 21 (33.33%) Cucumber
13 18 (28.57%) Content Enrichment
13 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (25.40%) WebSphere MQ
15 14 (22.22%) Clustering
15 14 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (22.22%) High Availability
16 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell

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 63 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 29 (46.03%) JBoss
3 27 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 24 (38.10%) WebLogic
5 7 (11.11%) Apache
5 7 (11.11%) Commerce Server
5 7 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (6.35%) Apache TomEE
6 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.59%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 23 (36.51%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 21 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) HTTP
1 10 (15.87%) SSL
2 3 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) DB2
2 4 (6.35%) Big Data
2 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) JUnit
2 21 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.94%) Introscope
3 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (6.35%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.59%) Maven
6 1 (1.59%) TestNG
General
1 10 (15.87%) Publishing
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Developer
1 21 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 14 (22.22%) AWS Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Agile Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Agile Java Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Administrator
4 10 (15.87%) Software Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 9 (14.29%) Java Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
6 8 (12.70%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) AWS Software Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (11.11%) WebSphere Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 6 (9.52%) Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (52.38%) Web Services
2 30 (47.62%) HTML
3 29 (46.03%) JSON
3 29 (46.03%) XML
4 23 (36.51%) Spring
5 22 (34.92%) EJB
6 21 (33.33%) HTML5
6 21 (33.33%) REST
7 16 (25.40%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (19.05%) J2EE
9 10 (15.87%) JDBC
9 10 (15.87%) JNDI
9 10 (15.87%) SOAP
10 9 (14.29%) CSS
11 8 (12.70%) RESTful
12 7 (11.11%) Ajax
12 7 (11.11%) Middleware
13 6 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
14 5 (7.94%) Worklight
15 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (6.35%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.17%) FMCG
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) IVR
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 49 (77.78%) Linux
2 14 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (17.46%) AIX
4 9 (14.29%) Unix
5 4 (6.35%) CentOS
6 3 (4.76%) Windows
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) BDD
2 21 (33.33%) TDD
2 21 (33.33%) Web Development
3 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Content Enrichment
4 14 (22.22%) High Availability
5 11 (17.46%) DevOps
5 11 (17.46%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.87%) Garbage Collection
7 8 (12.70%) Analytics
8 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.11%) ITIL
9 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.94%) Mobile First
9 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.35%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (6.35%) Data Analytics
10 4 (6.35%) Migration
10 4 (6.35%) Open Source
11 3 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) Java
2 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell
3 10 (15.87%) Jython
3 10 (15.87%) Korn
3 10 (15.87%) Python
3 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
4 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) CA Wily
2 8 (12.70%) Puppet
3 4 (6.35%) Ansible
3 4 (6.35%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) IBM
2 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.94%) AppDynamics
3 5 (7.94%) Splunk
4 4 (6.35%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) NetCracker
6 1 (1.59%) CA