The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 132 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 10 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.093% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.03% 0.61% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £394 £408
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.37%
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% -
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
493 327 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.19% 15.23% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 210 315
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 18
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 £13.10 £13.50 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
WebSphere Application Server
England

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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire - 1 £393 - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 8 (57.14%) SOAP
3 8 (57.14%) JMS
3 8 (57.14%) SOA
3 8 (57.14%) RUP
3 8 (57.14%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 8 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (28.57%) Time Management
5 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
5 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (28.57%) zOS
5 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (7.14%) Shibboleth
6 1 (7.14%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.14%) Spring Security
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) iSeries
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Application Developer
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Integration Architect
1 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Java Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) SOAP
2 8 (57.14%) JMS
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) Spring Security
4 1 (7.14%) SAML
4 1 (7.14%) Struts
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) JDBC
4 1 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) zOS
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) RUP
1 8 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) Time Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) IBM WebSphere Certification
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 4 days ago