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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 415 401 358
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -43
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 163 169 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.74% 1.91% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 89 73
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£425 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £600 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
9391 8858 8065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.62% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5772 5203 4518
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 306 400
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.72 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
England -23 140 £425 -3.40% 24
London -26 58 £425 -6.59% 9
South East -23 32 £425 -6.59% 2
City of London +24 20 £425 -2.85% 2
Scotland -6 16 £425 - 1
Hampshire -6 12 £425 -4.22%
South West -20 9 £475 -5.28% 1
Berkshire +2 8 £378 -7.92%
North West -21 7 £750 +135.29% 2
Bracknell - 6 £378 -
Yorkshire -13 5 £500 -4.76% 3
West Midlands -2 4 £438 - 3
Northern Ireland -8 4 - - 1
County Antrim -10 4 - - 1
Belfast -11 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -18 4 - - 2
Sheffield +2 3 £500 -
South Yorkshire 0 3 £500 -
Manchester -7 3 £750 +42.85% 1
Stirling -10 3 £425 -5.55%
Edinburgh -11 3 - -
Milton Keynes -22 3 - - 2
Wiltshire -4 2 - - 1
Leeds -8 2 £350 - 2
West Yorkshire -15 2 £350 - 3
East Midlands +3 1 - -
Reading +1 1 £400 -12.08%
Swindon -6 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 289 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 152 (52.60%) IBM
3 131 (45.33%) Java
4 123 (42.56%) Linux
5 81 (28.03%) UNIX
6 59 (20.42%) Finance
7 57 (19.72%) ITIL
8 56 (19.38%) Apache
8 56 (19.38%) WebSphere MQ
9 55 (19.03%) Oracle
10 50 (17.30%) Middleware
11 45 (15.57%) Windows
11 45 (15.57%) HTTP
12 43 (14.88%) SQL
13 42 (14.53%) Banking
14 40 (13.84%) Tomcat
15 39 (13.49%) AIX
15 39 (13.49%) Web Services
16 38 (13.15%) XML
17 37 (12.80%) Perl
18 36 (12.46%) JBoss
18 36 (12.46%) Jython
19 34 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
19 34 (11.76%) WebSphere Process Server
19 34 (11.76%) DB2
19 34 (11.76%) SSL
20 32 (11.07%) HTML
21 31 (10.73%) Introscope
21 31 (10.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
21 31 (10.73%) Relational Database

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 289 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 56 (19.38%) Apache
3 40 (13.84%) Tomcat
4 36 (12.46%) JBoss
5 34 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
5 34 (11.76%) WebSphere Process Server
6 29 (10.03%) FileNet
7 26 (9.00%) IIS
8 25 (8.65%) WebLogic
9 20 (6.92%) WebSphere Portal
10 18 (6.23%) Adobe CQ
11 17 (5.88%) SharePoint
12 9 (3.11%) CICS
13 6 (2.08%) MQSeries
14 5 (1.73%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (1.38%) TIBCO EMS
15 4 (1.38%) GlassFish
16 3 (1.04%) Quickr
17 2 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (1.73%) MS Office
1 5 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.38%) MS Project
2 4 (1.38%) SPSS
2 4 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.73%) RMDS
3 1 (0.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.08%) Amazon S3
1 6 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.57%) HTTP
2 34 (11.76%) SSL
3 23 (7.96%) LDAP
4 19 (6.57%) DNS
5 15 (5.19%) Firewall
6 13 (4.50%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.11%) DMZ
8 6 (2.08%) SMTP
9 5 (1.73%) BIG-IP
9 5 (1.73%) Internet
10 4 (1.38%) SAN
10 4 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.69%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.69%) Intranet
12 1 (0.35%) Extranet
12 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.35%) FTP
12 1 (0.35%) LAN
12 1 (0.35%) WAN
12 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.76%) DB2
2 31 (10.73%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.27%) RDBMS
4 15 (5.19%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.42%) IBM InfoSphere
6 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.73%) InterSystems Cache
8 4 (1.38%) MySQL
8 4 (1.38%) Big Data
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 31 (10.73%) Introscope
2 21 (7.27%) Eclipse
3 12 (4.15%) LoadRunner
4 9 (3.11%) JUnit
4 9 (3.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 9 (3.11%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.77%) Maven
6 7 (2.42%) JMeter
6 7 (2.42%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.08%) Subversion
8 4 (1.38%) JIRA
8 4 (1.38%) Hudson
8 4 (1.38%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.69%) Ant
11 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.35%) DbUnit
General
1 59 (20.42%) Finance
2 42 (14.53%) Banking
3 11 (3.81%) Retail
4 9 (3.11%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.42%) Back Office
6 4 (1.38%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.04%) International Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Publishing
8 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (27.68%) Developer
2 60 (20.76%) Administrator
3 38 (13.15%) Java Developer
4 31 (10.73%) WebSphere Administrator
5 23 (7.96%) Consultant
6 17 (5.88%) WebSphere Specialist
7 16 (5.54%) FileNet Developer
8 14 (4.84%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 14 (4.84%) Server Specialist
8 14 (4.84%) Applications Specialist
8 14 (4.84%) Analyst
9 13 (4.50%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (3.81%) Test Leader
10 11 (3.81%) Performance Test Leader
11 10 (3.46%) WebSphere Engineer
11 10 (3.46%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.46%) Architect
11 10 (3.46%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (19.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 50 (17.30%) Middleware
3 39 (13.49%) Web Services
4 38 (13.15%) XML
5 32 (11.07%) HTML
6 31 (10.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 28 (9.69%) Spring
8 25 (8.65%) J2EE
9 24 (8.30%) Java EE
10 21 (7.27%) .NET
10 21 (7.27%) CSS
10 21 (7.27%) JSP
11 20 (6.92%) SOAP
12 19 (6.57%) JMS
12 19 (6.57%) Worklight
13 18 (6.23%) Hibernate
14 17 (5.88%) REST
15 16 (5.54%) JDBC
16 15 (5.19%) Ajax
17 14 (4.84%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.19%) DataPower
3 11 (3.81%) PKI
4 10 (3.46%) Clustering
5 9 (3.11%) Mainframe
5 9 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (1.73%) Open Source
8 4 (1.38%) iSeries
8 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.04%) iPad
9 3 (1.04%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.35%) User Experience
11 1 (0.35%) Social Media
11 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 123 (42.56%) Linux
2 81 (28.03%) UNIX
3 45 (15.57%) Windows
4 39 (13.49%) AIX
5 29 (10.03%) Solaris
6 22 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (6.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 9 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.42%) zOS
10 4 (1.38%) SUSE
11 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.72%) ITIL
2 24 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (6.92%) E-Commerce
4 18 (6.23%) Project Management
5 16 (5.54%) TDD
5 16 (5.54%) Load Balancing
6 15 (5.19%) SOA
6 15 (5.19%) RAD
6 15 (5.19%) UML
6 15 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (4.84%) Release Management
8 13 (4.50%) OO
8 13 (4.50%) Content Management
8 13 (4.50%) Risk Management
9 12 (4.15%) Change Management
9 12 (4.15%) Configuration Management
9 12 (4.15%) Document Management
10 11 (3.81%) Software Engineering
10 11 (3.81%) Stress Testing
10 11 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 131 (45.33%) Java
2 43 (14.88%) SQL
3 37 (12.80%) Perl
4 36 (12.46%) Jython
5 30 (10.38%) Bash Shell
6 27 (9.34%) Shell Script
7 25 (8.65%) Python
8 22 (7.61%) JavaScript
9 11 (3.81%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.08%) Korn
10 6 (2.08%) REXX
11 5 (1.73%) C#
11 5 (1.73%) PHP
12 4 (1.38%) AWK
13 3 (1.04%) C
13 3 (1.04%) Tcl
13 3 (1.04%) Scala
14 2 (0.69%) C-shell
14 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (9.34%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.84%) Degree
4 8 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.08%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.50%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.42%) RACF
1 7 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.38%) Shibboleth
3 3 (1.04%) Xen
4 2 (0.69%) Squid
5 1 (0.35%) Firmware
5 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.35%) NFS
5 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.35%) SRDF
5 1 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (6.92%) CA Wily
2 19 (6.57%) Tivoli
3 8 (2.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 6 (2.08%) OMEGAMON
5 5 (1.73%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (1.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (1.04%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.69%) Nagios
9 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.35%) BMC Performance Manager
9 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.35%) Puppet
9 1 (0.35%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 152 (52.60%) IBM
2 55 (19.03%) Oracle
3 24 (8.30%) Red Hat
4 17 (5.88%) AppDynamics
5 15 (5.19%) HP
6 11 (3.81%) Cognos
6 11 (3.81%) VMware
7 10 (3.46%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.46%) ATG
8 9 (3.11%) Adobe
8 9 (3.11%) Software AG
9 8 (2.77%) TIBCO
9 8 (2.77%) Kofax
10 7 (2.42%) Informatica
11 6 (2.08%) F5
12 5 (1.73%) ILOG
12 5 (1.73%) Sun
12 5 (1.73%) Siebel
12 5 (1.73%) Axway
13 4 (1.38%) CA
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