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 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 129 138 113
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.17% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.80% 0.89% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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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
501 561 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.80% 18.72% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 376 221
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 11
Average hourly rate £20.09 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £55.00 £24.50
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 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
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 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £450 -
Dorset - 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (61.54%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) IBM
4 5 (38.46%) zOS
4 5 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Subversion
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (30.77%) JBoss
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
5 4 (30.77%) Tivoli
5 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (30.77%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) CA
8 1 (7.69%) Sun
8 1 (7.69%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (7.69%) Middleware
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (7.69%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (30.77%) JBoss
2 4 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Support
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) EJB
2 1 (7.69%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) zOS
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) System Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Korn
2 1 (7.69%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Tivoli
1 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle