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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
England / South West
Rank 127 135 136
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 8 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.63% 2.24% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 6
Median daily rate - £415 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
490 490 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.15% 16.36% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 338 324
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 21
Median hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% -20.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £9.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £40.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 9 (100.00%) Load Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Virtual Team
2 8 (88.89%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) Endeca
2 8 (88.89%) Software Architecture
2 8 (88.89%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (88.89%) iPad
2 8 (88.89%) High Availability
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (88.89%) JMS
2 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
2 8 (88.89%) JDBC
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
2 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 8 (88.89%) Struts
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
2 8 (88.89%) JBoss
2 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 8 (88.89%) B2B
2 8 (88.89%) B2C
2 8 (88.89%) Internet

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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 8 (88.89%) CMS
2 8 (88.89%) JBoss
2 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Endeca
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) JDBC
2 8 (88.89%) JMS
2 8 (88.89%) JMX
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
2 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) Struts
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) iPad
1 8 (88.89%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Load Testing
2 8 (88.89%) B2B
2 8 (88.89%) B2C
2 8 (88.89%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (88.89%) Content Management
2 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (88.89%) High Availability
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (88.89%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) BPEL
3 1 (11.11%) BPMN
3 1 (11.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Jython
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) ATG
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM