The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 443 431 465
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +34
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 207 195 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.98% 1.92% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 106 84
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10455 10147 9526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.48% 18.42% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6963 6299 5900
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 360 326
Median hourly rate £19.63 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the UK.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the UK.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
England +28 190 £400 -5.88% 23
London +28 90 £425 - 9
South East -15 33 £475 +11.76% 5
North West +2 28 £360 -20.00% 3
Tyne and Wear -32 23 £300 +6.38%
North East -33 23 £300 +6.38% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 22 £298 +5.49%
City of London +55 20 £425 +13.33% 2
Berkshire -9 17 £475 +5.55% 1
Scotland -19 15 £335 -21.17% 3
Manchester -1 14 £360 +9.09% 2
Bracknell +3 13 £463 +2.77%
Cheshire +1 10 £374 -16.94%
Chester - 8 £400 -
Glasgow +13 7 £363 -14.70% 2
East Midlands +11 7 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes +6 7 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £325 - 1
Derbyshire +17 6 £450 -
Oxfordshire +3 5 £475 +11.76%
South West -4 5 £413 -8.33%
Hampshire +3 4 £385 -35.83% 1
Lancashire +3 4 £270 -40.19% 1
Oxford - 4 £475 -
Erskine - 4 £330 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
Yorkshire -6 3 £425 +21.42% 1
Wiltshire -5 2 - -
West Yorkshire -9 2 £425 +21.42% 1
Edinburgh -18 2 - - 1

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 368 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 209 (56.79%) IBM
3 199 (54.08%) Java
4 189 (51.36%) Linux
5 148 (40.22%) Oracle
6 127 (34.51%) J2EE
7 126 (34.24%) Unix
8 119 (32.34%) AIX
9 117 (31.79%) Middleware
10 107 (29.08%) Apache
11 104 (28.26%) WebLogic
12 102 (27.72%) SSL
13 97 (26.36%) Finance
14 92 (25.00%) HTTP
15 89 (24.18%) Web Services
16 85 (23.10%) SQL
17 82 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
18 80 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
18 80 (21.74%) IBM HTTP Server
19 75 (20.38%) Shell Script
20 73 (19.84%) XML
21 71 (19.29%) JBoss
22 70 (19.02%) Perl
22 70 (19.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 68 (18.48%) Windows
24 66 (17.93%) DB2
25 65 (17.66%) ITIL
26 64 (17.39%) Spring
27 62 (16.85%) Solaris
28 59 (16.03%) Analytical Skills

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 368 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 107 (29.08%) Apache
3 104 (28.26%) WebLogic
4 80 (21.74%) IBM HTTP Server
5 71 (19.29%) JBoss
6 53 (14.40%) Tomcat
7 43 (11.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 29 (7.88%) IIS
9 28 (7.61%) Oracle Application Server
10 27 (7.34%) WebSphere Process Server
11 25 (6.79%) MQSeries
11 25 (6.79%) WebSphere Portal
12 21 (5.71%) iPlanet
13 16 (4.35%) Tuxedo
14 13 (3.53%) AquaLogic
14 13 (3.53%) WebLogic Portal
15 12 (3.26%) Jetty
15 12 (3.26%) nginx
15 12 (3.26%) Oracle 10gAS
16 11 (2.99%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.27%) MS Office
1 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (5.98%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (3.53%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.27%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.72%) Amazon S3
3 9 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.82%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.27%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.27%) Office 365
7 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (27.72%) SSL
2 92 (25.00%) HTTP
3 52 (14.13%) DNS
4 26 (7.07%) TCP/IP
5 20 (5.43%) Internet
6 18 (4.89%) FTP
7 15 (4.08%) Firewall
8 14 (3.80%) LDAP
9 11 (2.99%) DHCP
9 11 (2.99%) IPsec
10 10 (2.72%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.90%) Network Security
12 6 (1.63%) SMTP
12 6 (1.63%) SNMP
13 4 (1.09%) SAN
14 3 (0.82%) NAS
15 2 (0.54%) WinSCP
16 1 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
16 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (17.93%) DB2
2 48 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 19 (5.16%) BusinessObjects
3 19 (5.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (3.26%) PowerCenter
5 11 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.99%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.63%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.09%) Big Data
8 4 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.82%) DataStage
9 3 (0.82%) MySQL
9 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.54%) MS Access
10 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.27%) Adabas
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (11.41%) Introscope
2 37 (10.05%) Jenkins
3 36 (9.78%) JUnit
4 26 (7.07%) Git (software)
5 25 (6.79%) Subversion
6 20 (5.43%) Eclipse
6 20 (5.43%) Maven
7 16 (4.35%) JIRA
8 14 (3.80%) Log4j
9 12 (3.26%) Travis CI
10 11 (2.99%) Rational Application Developer
10 11 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (2.45%) Cucumber
11 9 (2.45%) Vagrant
12 8 (2.17%) Ant
12 8 (2.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 5 (1.36%) Build Forge
14 4 (1.09%) Gradle
14 4 (1.09%) Selenium
14 4 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 97 (26.36%) Finance
2 37 (10.05%) Banking
3 19 (5.16%) Retail
4 10 (2.72%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.63%) Front Office
6 5 (1.36%) Back Office
7 4 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.09%) Legal
7 4 (1.09%) Publishing
7 4 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.82%) Marketing
9 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (23.91%) Developer
2 61 (16.58%) Administrator
3 59 (16.03%) Java Developer
4 41 (11.14%) WebSphere Administrator
5 37 (10.05%) Consultant
6 31 (8.42%) Architect
7 22 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (5.71%) WebSphere Engineer
9 19 (5.16%) WebSphere Specialist
10 17 (4.62%) Server Administrator
10 17 (4.62%) WebSphere Consultant
11 16 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.35%) Lead Developer
11 16 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
12 15 (4.08%) Lead Java Developer
13 13 (3.53%) Agile Developer
13 13 (3.53%) Agile Java Developer
13 13 (3.53%) Middleware Engineer
13 13 (3.53%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.53%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (34.51%) J2EE
2 117 (31.79%) Middleware
3 89 (24.18%) Web Services
4 80 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
5 73 (19.84%) XML
6 64 (17.39%) Spring
7 51 (13.86%) JSP
8 45 (12.23%) Hibernate
9 41 (11.14%) IBM Integration Bus
10 37 (10.05%) SOAP
11 36 (9.78%) HTML
12 34 (9.24%) Servlets
13 30 (8.15%) EJB
14 29 (7.88%) Struts
15 26 (7.07%) JDBC
16 25 (6.79%) XSLT
17 22 (5.98%) Ajax
17 22 (5.98%) JMS
18 20 (5.43%) REST
19 19 (5.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (13.04%) DataPower
3 37 (10.05%) Clustering
4 18 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.72%) iPad
6 9 (2.45%) Hedge funds
6 9 (2.45%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.45%) Private Cloud
6 9 (2.45%) Web 2.0
7 7 (1.90%) Replication
8 6 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.36%) Equities
9 5 (1.36%) IVR
10 4 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.09%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.09%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.09%) Derivative
10 4 (1.09%) FMCG
11 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 189 (51.36%) Linux
2 126 (34.24%) Unix
3 119 (32.34%) AIX
4 70 (19.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 68 (18.48%) Windows
6 62 (16.85%) Solaris
7 31 (8.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 19 (5.16%) Windows Server
9 17 (4.62%) OS/390
10 14 (3.80%) zOS
11 10 (2.72%) CentOS
11 10 (2.72%) SUSE
12 6 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.54%) HPUX
15 1 (0.27%) Debian
15 1 (0.27%) Fedora
15 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (17.66%) ITIL
3 54 (14.67%) Configuration Management
4 40 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (10.60%) DevOps
6 38 (10.33%) SOA
7 36 (9.78%) OO
8 34 (9.24%) High Availability
9 32 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 25 (6.79%) Change Management
11 24 (6.52%) Scrum
12 22 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (5.98%) Migration
13 20 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (5.43%) Service Delivery
14 19 (5.16%) Problem Management
14 19 (5.16%) Software Engineering
14 19 (5.16%) TDD
14 19 (5.16%) Web Development
15 18 (4.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 199 (54.08%) Java
2 85 (23.10%) SQL
3 75 (20.38%) Shell Script
4 70 (19.02%) Perl
5 51 (13.86%) Jython
6 42 (11.41%) Python
7 29 (7.88%) Bash Shell
8 27 (7.34%) JavaScript
9 20 (5.43%) Korn
10 17 (4.62%) C++
11 15 (4.08%) C
12 13 (3.53%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.17%) PHP
14 7 (1.90%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.36%) VBScript
16 4 (1.09%) Ruby
16 4 (1.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 2 (0.54%) C#
17 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 38 (10.33%) Degree
2 25 (6.79%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (2.45%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.82%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.89%) QA
2 8 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.80%) Xen
3 12 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.99%) Docker
4 11 (2.99%) vSphere
5 9 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (1.63%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.82%) Sendmail
8 3 (0.82%) XenServer
9 2 (0.54%) Firmware
9 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.54%) RACF
9 2 (0.54%) Samba
9 2 (0.54%) Squid
9 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.27%) NFS
10 1 (0.27%) Postfix
10 1 (0.27%) qmail
10 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (8.42%) Puppet
2 20 (5.43%) Ansible
3 18 (4.89%) CA Wily
3 18 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.45%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.63%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.09%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.82%) Control-M
7 3 (0.82%) Salt
8 2 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.54%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.54%) DameWare
8 2 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.54%) nmon
8 2 (0.54%) SCCM
8 2 (0.54%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.54%) Terraform
9 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 209 (56.79%) IBM
2 148 (40.22%) Oracle
3 57 (15.49%) Red Hat
4 44 (11.96%) ATG
5 41 (11.14%) Axway
6 36 (9.78%) Microsoft
6 36 (9.78%) VMware
7 35 (9.51%) Sun
8 31 (8.42%) Informatica
9 22 (5.98%) HP
9 22 (5.98%) Siebel
10 19 (5.16%) AppDynamics
11 12 (3.26%) CA
11 12 (3.26%) Endeca
11 12 (3.26%) Fujitsu
12 11 (2.99%) Genesys
13 10 (2.72%) Adobe
13 10 (2.72%) BEA
14 9 (2.45%) SAP
15 8 (2.17%) hybris
Belfast, County Antrim
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM CIC Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago