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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 457 408 351
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -57
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 168 178 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.34% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.63% 1.93% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 104 114
Average daily rate
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£373 £455 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.13% +9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £331 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £450 £409
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.09%
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% -

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
10276 9222 10325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.92% 17.44% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6151 5431 5841
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.71% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 370 481
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £39.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -5 148 £375 -17.12% 22
London -10 65 £377 -21.76% 8
South East -35 25 £538 +34.37% 5
West Midlands 0 17 £370 -6.26%
Scotland -18 13 £405 -10.49% 4
East of England -17 12 £295 -9.23% 4
North West -8 11 £333 -26.11% 2
South West - 9 £393 -
East Midlands +6 8 £425 -5.55% 1
City of London +4 8 £381 -19.73% 1
Edinburgh -19 8 £500 +9.89% 2
Gloucestershire - 8 £434 -
Surrey +12 7 £538 +19.44% 1
Lancashire -17 6 £340 -
Cirencester - 5 £475 -
Milton Keynes +2 4 £600 -
Birmingham -4 4 £350 +3.09%
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £600 +60.00%
Leicestershire +5 3 £388 -
Manchester -9 3 £300 -33.33% 1
Glasgow -16 3 £350 -22.22% 1
Greenford - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £438 -
Nottinghamshire +14 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire +4 2 - - 2
South Wales - 2 £210 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £220 -
Cardiff - 2 £210 - 1
Wales - 2 £210 - 1

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 329 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 171 (51.98%) IBM
3 157 (47.72%) Java
4 119 (36.17%) Linux
5 99 (30.09%) Finance
6 95 (28.88%) Oracle
7 89 (27.05%) SQL
8 88 (26.75%) UNIX
9 78 (23.71%) J2EE
10 74 (22.49%) Web Services
11 72 (21.88%) Middleware
12 69 (20.97%) Windows
13 62 (18.84%) Spring
14 61 (18.54%) JMS
15 60 (18.24%) HTTP
15 60 (18.24%) Apache
16 58 (17.63%) DB2
16 58 (17.63%) IBM HTTP Server
17 57 (17.33%) XML
18 55 (16.72%) SSL
19 54 (16.41%) ITIL
20 53 (16.11%) Bash Shell
21 52 (15.81%) JDBC
22 51 (15.50%) SOAP
22 51 (15.50%) JavaScript
23 50 (15.20%) JSP
23 50 (15.20%) Tomcat
23 50 (15.20%) Retail
24 49 (14.89%) JBoss
25 48 (14.59%) Jython

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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
1 329 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 60 (18.24%) Apache
3 58 (17.63%) IBM HTTP Server
4 50 (15.20%) Tomcat
5 39 (11.85%) WebLogic
6 29 (8.81%) WebSphere Process Server
7 28 (8.51%) IIS
8 24 (7.29%) MQSeries
9 22 (6.69%) WebSphere Portal
10 14 (4.26%) Adobe CQ
10 14 (4.26%) SharePoint
11 10 (3.04%) CMS
12 9 (2.74%) CICS
12 9 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (1.82%) Quickr
14 5 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (1.22%) FileNet
15 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.65%) MS Office
3 9 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.74%) MS Project
4 2 (0.61%) SPSS
5 1 (0.30%) CPLEX
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.04%) JDE OneWorld
2 7 (2.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 6 (1.82%) Tridion
4 5 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.91%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 60 (18.24%) HTTP
2 55 (16.72%) SSL
3 36 (10.94%) Internet
4 20 (6.08%) LDAP
5 18 (5.47%) DNS
6 15 (4.56%) Firewall
7 14 (4.26%) FTP
8 13 (3.95%) TCP/IP
9 10 (3.04%) Intranet
10 5 (1.52%) DMZ
11 4 (1.22%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.61%) SAN
13 1 (0.30%) LAN
13 1 (0.30%) CTI
13 1 (0.30%) 2G
13 1 (0.30%) Extranet
13 1 (0.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.63%) DB2
2 45 (13.68%) Relational Database
3 32 (9.73%) Oracle Database
4 26 (7.90%) RDBMS
5 25 (7.60%) SQL Server
6 11 (3.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (3.04%) DTS
8 7 (2.13%) MySQL
9 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.91%) Big Data
12 2 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.61%) Informix
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.61%) MS Access
13 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.30%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 35 (10.64%) Eclipse
2 32 (9.73%) Introscope
3 18 (5.47%) Maven
4 17 (5.17%) Ant
5 15 (4.56%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.26%) Subversion
7 9 (2.74%) JIRA
7 9 (2.74%) JUnit
7 9 (2.74%) JMeter
8 6 (1.82%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 6 (1.82%) Log4j
9 5 (1.52%) ClearCase
9 5 (1.52%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.52%) MyEclipse
10 4 (1.22%) Rational Application Developer
11 2 (0.61%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.61%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.30%) Lombardi
12 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (30.09%) Finance
2 50 (15.20%) Retail
3 36 (10.94%) Banking
4 12 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.04%) Back Office
5 10 (3.04%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.74%) Front Office
7 4 (1.22%) Legal
8 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.91%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.61%) Marketing
9 2 (0.61%) Publishing
9 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.61%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (31.31%) Developer
2 63 (19.15%) Java Developer
3 47 (14.29%) Administrator
4 39 (11.85%) Architect
5 38 (11.55%) Analyst
6 26 (7.90%) WebSphere Administrator
7 24 (7.29%) Consultant
8 19 (5.78%) Support Analyst
9 16 (4.86%) WebSphere Specialist
10 14 (4.26%) Software Engineer
11 13 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 13 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (3.65%) WebSphere Consultant
12 12 (3.65%) WebSphere Developer
13 11 (3.34%) Server Administrator
13 11 (3.34%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
14 10 (3.04%) Deployment Analyst
15 9 (2.74%) Integration Architect
16 8 (2.43%) Applications Specialist
16 8 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (23.71%) J2EE
2 74 (22.49%) Web Services
3 72 (21.88%) Middleware
4 62 (18.84%) Spring
5 61 (18.54%) JMS
6 57 (17.33%) XML
7 52 (15.81%) JDBC
8 51 (15.50%) SOAP
9 50 (15.20%) JSP
10 47 (14.29%) HTML
11 42 (12.77%) Hibernate
12 41 (12.46%) WebSphere MQ
13 40 (12.16%) CSS
14 32 (9.73%) Struts
15 31 (9.42%) Ajax
16 25 (7.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 24 (7.29%) Java EE
18 23 (6.99%) Worklight
19 22 (6.69%) Servlets
20 19 (5.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.26%) DataPower
3 11 (3.34%) Clustering
4 10 (3.04%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.04%) AS400
5 9 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.43%) iPad
6 8 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.43%) PMI
7 7 (2.13%) Derivative
8 6 (1.82%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.22%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.22%) Open Source
9 4 (1.22%) Firmware
10 3 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.91%) LPAR
11 2 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.61%) HACMP
11 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 119 (36.17%) Linux
2 88 (26.75%) UNIX
3 69 (20.97%) Windows
4 45 (13.68%) AIX
5 33 (10.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (6.99%) Solaris
7 17 (5.17%) SUSE
8 14 (4.26%) zOS
9 8 (2.43%) HPUX
10 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.52%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.30%) Android
14 1 (0.30%) MVS
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (16.41%) ITIL
2 47 (14.29%) OO
2 47 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 37 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (9.12%) UML
5 29 (8.81%) SOA
6 26 (7.90%) Change Management
6 26 (7.90%) Migration
7 23 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (6.08%) Content Management
11 19 (5.78%) RAD
12 18 (5.47%) Software Engineering
12 18 (5.47%) Scrum
13 16 (4.86%) Problem Management
14 15 (4.56%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (4.26%) Release Management
15 14 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
15 14 (4.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 157 (47.72%) Java
2 89 (27.05%) SQL
3 53 (16.11%) Bash Shell
4 51 (15.50%) JavaScript
5 48 (14.59%) Jython
6 43 (13.07%) Shell Script
7 41 (12.46%) Perl
8 24 (7.29%) Python
9 21 (6.38%) Korn
10 10 (3.04%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.13%) C
11 7 (2.13%) C-shell
12 6 (1.82%) XPath
12 6 (1.82%) C#
13 5 (1.52%) VBA
14 4 (1.22%) Scala
15 3 (0.91%) PHP
16 2 (0.61%) C++
16 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.61%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (4.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.34%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.74%) Degree
4 8 (2.43%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 8 (2.43%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.91%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.30%) MCP
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.86%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.13%) Shibboleth
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.61%) RHEV
3 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.61%) RACF
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.95%) Tivoli
2 11 (3.34%) Puppet
3 10 (3.04%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (1.22%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (1.22%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.91%) Ansible
6 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.61%) Control-M
7 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.30%) Legato
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 171 (51.98%) IBM
2 95 (28.88%) Oracle
3 49 (14.89%) JBoss
4 30 (9.12%) Red Hat
5 27 (8.21%) ATG
6 24 (7.29%) Microsoft
7 20 (6.08%) HP
8 12 (3.65%) Citrix
8 12 (3.65%) Software AG
9 10 (3.04%) JD Edwards
10 8 (2.43%) Endeca
11 7 (2.13%) TIBCO
11 7 (2.13%) Informatica
11 7 (2.13%) VMware
12 6 (1.82%) Blue Martini
12 6 (1.82%) Lotus
12 6 (1.82%) Interwoven
12 6 (1.82%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.82%) SAP
12 6 (1.82%) Elastic Path
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