The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 135 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 9 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.73% 1.47% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
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£475 £502 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% +39.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £293 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £518 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
520 612 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.35% 21.72% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 353 291
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 11
Average hourly rate £22.69 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the South West region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the South West region.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Wiltshire -4 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Bristol - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (66.67%) IBM
3 18 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (53.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 13 (43.33%) UNIX
6 9 (30.00%) Solaris
6 9 (30.00%) Java
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 8 (26.67%) Tivoli
7 8 (26.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
7 8 (26.67%) WebSphere Portal
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 5 (16.67%) zOS
9 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 4 (13.33%) Change Management
10 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 4 (13.33%) Finance
10 4 (13.33%) SQL
10 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 3 (10.00%) Spring Security
11 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
11 3 (10.00%) Ajax
11 3 (10.00%) Subversion
11 3 (10.00%) Spring
11 3 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
11 3 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (26.67%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.67%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Administrator
2 10 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
3 8 (26.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 8 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (23.33%) Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
4 7 (23.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Support
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (53.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.00%) Spring
4 3 (10.00%) Ajax
4 3 (10.00%) Spring Security
4 3 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) JDBC
4 3 (10.00%) JSP
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) Struts
5 2 (6.67%) Servlets
5 2 (6.67%) SAML
5 2 (6.67%) Apache Camel
5 2 (6.67%) EJB
6 1 (3.33%) Middleware
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) UNIX
2 9 (30.00%) Solaris
3 5 (16.67%) zOS
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Change Management
3 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (3.33%) SOA
6 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Jython
4 1 (3.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Tivoli
1 8 (26.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (3.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Sun
3 1 (3.33%) CA
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) VMware