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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 136 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 10 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% - 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.91% - 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
Average daily rate
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£346 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £438 £415
% change year-on-year
-14.85% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
524 379 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.18% 16.85% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 232 293
Average daily rate £363 £349 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 25
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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
Gloucestershire - 8 £434 - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 9 (52.94%) SOAP
3 9 (52.94%) JMS
3 9 (52.94%) SOA
4 8 (47.06%) RUP
4 8 (47.06%) IBM
4 8 (47.06%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 8 (47.06%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (47.06%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
5 7 (41.18%) Spring
5 7 (41.18%) Shibboleth
5 7 (41.18%) Ajax
5 7 (41.18%) Spring Security
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) JDBC
5 7 (41.18%) JSP
5 7 (41.18%) SAML
5 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
5 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
5 7 (41.18%) Struts
5 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Spring Batch
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (47.06%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
1 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
1 8 (47.06%) Integration Architect
1 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Java Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) SOAP
2 9 (52.94%) JMS
3 8 (47.06%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) Struts
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) JDBC
4 7 (41.18%) JSP
4 7 (41.18%) SAML
4 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
4 7 (41.18%) Spring
4 7 (41.18%) Ajax
4 7 (41.18%) Spring Security
5 2 (11.76%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE
5 2 (11.76%) Spring Batch
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware
6 1 (5.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) SOA
2 8 (47.06%) RUP
3 2 (11.76%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) SysML
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Management
4 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) RAD
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Software AG
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
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