The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 435 381 312
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -69
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 156 194 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.38% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.62% 2.22% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 109 127
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £313 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £394 £405
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8736 9808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.59% 17.14% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5689 4956 5561
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 442 448
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 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
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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 -41 143 £388 -13.88% 25
South East +5 50 £468 +4.00% 1
London -40 47 £400 -20.00% 12
Milton Keynes +24 25 £425 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire +18 25 £425 +25.00%
West Midlands -3 13 £415 -7.77% 1
Hampshire -18 11 £491 +38.23%
East of England -12 10 £278 -11.20% 1
South West -18 10 £300 -14.28% 1
City of London +7 9 £850 +70.00% 7
Berkshire +1 7 £475 -2.56% 1
Scotland -24 6 £300 -28.35%
Surrey -5 5 £538 +19.44%
Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £278 - 1
Glasgow -3 3 £375 -11.76%
East Midlands -11 3 £363 -19.44% 4
Edinburgh -25 3 £300 -20.00%
Cardiff - 3 £250 - 2
South Wales - 3 £250 - 2
Wales - 3 £250 - 2
Birmingham -2 2 £350 +3.09%
Sheffield - 2 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Reading +5 1 £500 - 1
County Antrim +5 1 - -
Belfast +5 1 - -
Northern Ireland +4 1 - -
Leicestershire -5 1 £350 -17.64% 1
Oxford -5 1 £400 -30.43%

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 300 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 147 (49.00%) IBM
3 118 (39.33%) Java
4 114 (38.00%) UNIX
5 105 (35.00%) Linux
6 89 (29.67%) SQL
7 87 (29.00%) Finance
8 81 (27.00%) Oracle
9 77 (25.67%) Web Services
10 73 (24.33%) J2EE
11 70 (23.33%) DB2
12 62 (20.67%) Windows
13 50 (16.67%) Retail
13 50 (16.67%) Bash Shell
14 49 (16.33%) E-Commerce
15 46 (15.33%) ITIL
15 46 (15.33%) JavaScript
15 46 (15.33%) WebSphere MQ
15 46 (15.33%) Relational Database
16 44 (14.67%) JDBC
16 44 (14.67%) AIX
16 44 (14.67%) SOAP
17 43 (14.33%) JBoss
17 43 (14.33%) JSP
18 41 (13.67%) IBM HTTP Server
18 41 (13.67%) Spring
19 40 (13.33%) Internet
20 39 (13.00%) HTML
20 39 (13.00%) Apache
20 39 (13.00%) JMS

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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
1 300 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 41 (13.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 39 (13.00%) Apache
4 36 (12.00%) Tomcat
5 32 (10.67%) WebLogic
6 28 (9.33%) MQSeries
7 24 (8.00%) IIS
8 22 (7.33%) WebSphere Portal
9 17 (5.67%) CICS
10 16 (5.33%) WebSphere Process Server
11 8 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (2.33%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (2.33%) CMS
12 7 (2.33%) TeamSite
13 6 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (1.33%) FileNet
14 4 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (1.33%) Liferay
15 3 (1.00%) Confluence
15 3 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.00%) MS Office
2 2 (0.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.00%) Tridion
2 10 (3.33%) JDE OneWorld
3 7 (2.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.33%) Internet
2 35 (11.67%) HTTP
3 30 (10.00%) SSL
3 30 (10.00%) LDAP
4 13 (4.33%) DNS
5 11 (3.67%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.33%) Firewall
7 8 (2.67%) FTP
8 6 (2.00%) SAN
9 5 (1.67%) DMZ
9 5 (1.67%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.33%) Intranet
10 4 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.33%) SSH
11 1 (0.33%) 2G
11 1 (0.33%) MPLS
11 1 (0.33%) CTI
11 1 (0.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (23.33%) DB2
2 46 (15.33%) Relational Database
3 36 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 22 (7.33%) RDBMS
5 17 (5.67%) SQL Server
6 16 (5.33%) DTS
7 12 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.33%) MySQL
9 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.67%) Informix
12 1 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.33%) MSDE
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (11.33%) Eclipse
2 25 (8.33%) Introscope
3 19 (6.33%) Ant
4 17 (5.67%) Subversion
5 14 (4.67%) JUnit
6 13 (4.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 12 (4.00%) Log4j
8 11 (3.67%) Maven
9 8 (2.67%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.00%) JMeter
11 5 (1.67%) MyEclipse
11 5 (1.67%) JIRA
12 4 (1.33%) Lombardi
13 3 (1.00%) Rational Application Developer
13 3 (1.00%) ClearCase
14 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
15 1 (0.33%) Jtest
15 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
15 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
15 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 87 (29.00%) Finance
2 50 (16.67%) Retail
3 30 (10.00%) Banking
4 18 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.33%) Back Office
6 9 (3.00%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.00%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.67%) Front Office
8 4 (1.33%) Legal
9 3 (1.00%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.67%) Automotive
10 2 (0.67%) Publishing
10 2 (0.67%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 78 (26.00%) Developer
2 53 (17.67%) Java Developer
3 52 (17.33%) Administrator
4 46 (15.33%) Architect
5 44 (14.67%) Analyst
6 34 (11.33%) WebSphere Administrator
7 17 (5.67%) Consultant
7 17 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (5.33%) WebSphere Specialist
8 16 (5.33%) Deployment Analyst
9 12 (4.00%) Server Administrator
9 12 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
10 11 (3.67%) WebSphere Developer
10 11 (3.67%) Server Specialist
10 11 (3.67%) WebSphere Server Specialist
10 11 (3.67%) Applications Specialist
10 11 (3.67%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.33%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.33%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (25.67%) Web Services
2 73 (24.33%) J2EE
3 46 (15.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 44 (14.67%) JDBC
4 44 (14.67%) SOAP
5 43 (14.33%) JSP
6 41 (13.67%) Spring
7 39 (13.00%) HTML
7 39 (13.00%) JMS
8 38 (12.67%) XML
8 38 (12.67%) Middleware
9 29 (9.67%) Hibernate
10 28 (9.33%) Struts
11 27 (9.00%) CSS
12 25 (8.33%) Ajax
13 23 (7.67%) Servlets
14 21 (7.00%) XSLT
15 20 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 19 (6.33%) EJB
17 14 (4.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.00%) DataPower
2 12 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (4.00%) Web 2.0
3 11 (3.67%) Clustering
4 10 (3.33%) AS400
5 8 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.33%) Derivative
6 7 (2.33%) Online Banking
7 6 (2.00%) PMI
7 6 (2.00%) Open Source
7 6 (2.00%) iPad
8 5 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.00%) LPAR
9 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.67%) Replication
11 1 (0.33%) iSeries
11 1 (0.33%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.33%) Tandem
11 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 114 (38.00%) UNIX
2 105 (35.00%) Linux
3 62 (20.67%) Windows
4 44 (14.67%) AIX
5 33 (11.00%) Solaris
6 29 (9.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (7.00%) zOS
8 18 (6.00%) SUSE
9 13 (4.33%) Apple iOS
9 13 (4.33%) HPUX
10 4 (1.33%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.33%) CentOS
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.33%) Android
12 1 (0.33%) MVS
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.33%) E-Commerce
2 46 (15.33%) ITIL
3 35 (11.67%) OO
4 25 (8.33%) RAD
5 23 (7.67%) UML
5 23 (7.67%) Change Management
5 23 (7.67%) Migration
6 21 (7.00%) Service Delivery
6 21 (7.00%) Content Management
7 17 (5.67%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (5.33%) ERP
9 15 (5.00%) SOA
10 14 (4.67%) Incident Management
11 13 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (4.00%) Web Development
13 11 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (3.00%) Software Engineering
14 9 (3.00%) Unit Testing
14 9 (3.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 118 (39.33%) Java
2 89 (29.67%) SQL
3 50 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 46 (15.33%) JavaScript
5 31 (10.33%) Perl
6 29 (9.67%) Jython
7 28 (9.33%) Shell Script
8 23 (7.67%) Korn
9 16 (5.33%) Python
10 14 (4.67%) XPath
11 8 (2.67%) C
12 7 (2.33%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.67%) VBA
14 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.67%) JCL
15 1 (0.33%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.33%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.33%) VB
15 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (3.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (3.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (2.67%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 6 (2.00%) PMI Certification
3 6 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.33%) MCP
4 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.67%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.67%) RACF
1 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.33%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.33%) RHEV
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 26 (8.67%) Tivoli
2 15 (5.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 10 (3.33%) CA Wily
4 5 (1.67%) CA SiteMinder
5 4 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.33%) BladeLogic
5 4 (1.33%) Puppet
6 3 (1.00%) Control-M
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.33%) Ansible
8 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 147 (49.00%) IBM
2 81 (27.00%) Oracle
3 43 (14.33%) JBoss
4 28 (9.33%) ATG
4 28 (9.33%) Red Hat
5 26 (8.67%) HP
6 12 (4.00%) Interwoven
6 12 (4.00%) Citrix
6 12 (4.00%) Elastic Path
6 12 (4.00%) Blue Martini
7 11 (3.67%) Sun
8 10 (3.33%) Informatica
8 10 (3.33%) JD Edwards
9 9 (3.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (3.00%) Siebel
10 8 (2.67%) TIBCO
10 8 (2.67%) VMware
11 7 (2.33%) LogLogic
11 7 (2.33%) Axway
12 6 (2.00%) Dell
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