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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 1 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 142 136 141
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 3 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 2.11% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
Median daily rate £413 £485 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +61.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - £29.25
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
537 522 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.81% 16.52% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 353 326
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.45 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.25 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Gloucestershire - 2 £413 -
Wiltshire -4 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 West region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (90.00%) IBM
3 8 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (70.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (60.00%) HTTP
5 6 (60.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 5 (50.00%) DB2
6 5 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (40.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 3 (30.00%) DataPower
8 3 (30.00%) Perl
9 2 (20.00%) AIX
9 2 (20.00%) SOA
9 2 (20.00%) Finance
9 2 (20.00%) Middleware
9 2 (20.00%) Jython
9 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (20.00%) Coaching
10 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (10.00%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (10.00%) BPEL
10 1 (10.00%) Korn
10 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
10 1 (10.00%) BPMN
10 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 1 (10.00%) SSL

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Expert
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) BPEL
3 1 (10.00%) BPMN
3 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Jython
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) IBM