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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK
Rank 484 475 456
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 110 155 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 1.76% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 82 78
Median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £338 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £575 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7922 8814 9039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.47% 16.95% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5150 5623 5540
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 236 310
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.40 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.21% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +29 108 £435 -3.33% 8
South East +45 37 £500 +14.28% 2
London +7 26 £425 -15.00% 4
Hampshire +26 24 £435 -3.33% 1
Yorkshire +22 13 £415 +18.57%
Oxfordshire - 12 £560 -
West Yorkshire +23 11 - -
Leeds +8 11 - -
Winchester - 10 £435 -
Oxford - 9 £600 -
South West +6 8 - -
North West +2 7 £350 -17.64% 1
North East -18 6 £315 -36.77%
East of England -1 5 £375 -16.66%
Tyne and Wear -14 5 £315 -36.77%
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 5 £315 -36.77%
Bedfordshire - 5 £375 -
West Midlands +4 4 - - 1
Cheshire +18 3 £338 -20.58%
Knutsford +8 3 £338 -20.58%
Manchester +1 3 £400 -11.11% 1
Scotland +15 2 £450 +7.14% 1
Birmingham +1 2 - -
South Yorkshire 0 2 £415 -17.00%
Sheffield 0 2 £415 -17.00%
Coventry - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Berkshire +21 1 £500 +100.00% 1
Reading +9 1 £500 +100.00%
East Midlands +2 1 £450 +21.62%

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 302 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 169 (55.96%) IBM
3 140 (46.36%) Java
4 120 (39.74%) Linux
5 112 (37.09%) JBoss
6 98 (32.45%) Oracle
7 96 (31.79%) Unix
8 93 (30.79%) SQL
9 92 (30.46%) WebSphere MQ
10 90 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
11 81 (26.82%) WebLogic
12 75 (24.83%) J2EE
13 73 (24.17%) Red Hat
14 72 (23.84%) Middleware
15 65 (21.52%) AIX
16 61 (20.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 59 (19.54%) XML
18 58 (19.21%) Spring
19 57 (18.87%) Tomcat
20 56 (18.54%) DevOps
21 55 (18.21%) Jenkins
22 54 (17.88%) Puppet
22 54 (17.88%) Shell Script
23 51 (16.89%) IBM Integration Bus
24 49 (16.23%) SSL
24 49 (16.23%) Web Services
24 49 (16.23%) Finance
25 48 (15.89%) JavaScript
26 46 (15.23%) Apache
27 45 (14.90%) Perl

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
1 302 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 112 (37.09%) JBoss
3 81 (26.82%) WebLogic
4 57 (18.87%) Tomcat
5 46 (15.23%) Apache
6 25 (8.28%) IBM HTTP Server
7 23 (7.62%) WebSphere Process Server
8 22 (7.28%) Apache Geronimo
8 22 (7.28%) Apache TomEE
8 22 (7.28%) Confluence
9 18 (5.96%) WebSphere Portal
10 17 (5.63%) FileNet
11 15 (4.97%) MQSeries
12 13 (4.30%) CMS
12 13 (4.30%) IIS
12 13 (4.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 12 (3.97%) WebLogic Portal
14 10 (3.31%) Alfresco
15 9 (2.98%) Tuxedo
16 8 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (8.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 10 (3.31%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.99%) Maximo
4 4 (1.32%) Fredhopper
4 4 (1.32%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.61%) GitHub
2 17 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.97%) IBM Cloud
4 10 (3.31%) Amazon S3
4 10 (3.31%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (2.98%) PaaS
6 6 (1.99%) Bluemix
6 6 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.99%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (16.23%) SSL
2 31 (10.26%) HTTP
3 27 (8.94%) Firewall
4 23 (7.62%) LDAP
5 20 (6.62%) DNS
6 15 (4.97%) Internet
7 14 (4.64%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.98%) Network Security
8 9 (2.98%) SMTP
9 8 (2.65%) FTP
9 8 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.99%) DMZ
10 3 (0.99%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.66%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.66%) DHCP
11 2 (0.66%) SNMP
12 1 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.25%) DB2
2 20 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.98%) Endeca
6 8 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.32%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.32%) IBM BigInsights
7 7 (2.32%) Neo4j
7 7 (2.32%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.99%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.99%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (0.66%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (18.21%) Jenkins
2 43 (14.24%) JUnit
3 32 (10.60%) Cucumber
4 30 (9.93%) Maven
5 27 (8.94%) Mockito
6 24 (7.95%) JIRA
7 15 (4.97%) Eclipse
8 14 (4.64%) Rational Application Developer
9 12 (3.97%) Selenium
10 10 (3.31%) Git (software)
11 9 (2.98%) Introscope
11 9 (2.98%) Subversion
12 8 (2.65%) Gradle
13 7 (2.32%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (1.99%) Ant
14 6 (1.99%) gulp
14 6 (1.99%) Hudson
14 6 (1.99%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (0.99%) Log4j
15 3 (0.99%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 49 (16.23%) Finance
2 34 (11.26%) Banking
3 15 (4.97%) Retail
4 13 (4.30%) Publishing
5 11 (3.64%) Law
6 9 (2.98%) Billing
7 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.66%) Front Office
8 2 (0.66%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (29.80%) Developer
2 66 (21.85%) Java Developer
3 36 (11.92%) Administrator
4 29 (9.60%) WebSphere Specialist
5 26 (8.61%) WebSphere Administrator
6 23 (7.62%) Architect
6 23 (7.62%) Consultant
7 22 (7.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (6.95%) Java Engineer
9 18 (5.96%) Server Administrator
10 17 (5.63%) Java Software Developer
11 16 (5.30%) Analyst
11 16 (5.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 16 (5.30%) Java Software Engineer
11 16 (5.30%) Software Engineer
11 16 (5.30%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
12 14 (4.64%) Applications Specialist
12 14 (4.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 14 (4.64%) Server Specialist
13 13 (4.30%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (30.46%) WebSphere MQ
2 75 (24.83%) J2EE
3 72 (23.84%) Middleware
4 59 (19.54%) XML
5 58 (19.21%) Spring
6 51 (16.89%) IBM Integration Bus
7 49 (16.23%) Web Services
8 43 (14.24%) SOAP
9 41 (13.58%) JSP
10 40 (13.25%) HTML
11 39 (12.91%) Java EE
12 38 (12.58%) JMS
13 31 (10.26%) Servlets
14 30 (9.93%) Struts
15 28 (9.27%) EJB
16 24 (7.95%) JDBC
17 23 (7.62%) REST
18 22 (7.28%) CSS
18 22 (7.28%) Hibernate
19 21 (6.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.27%) DataPower
3 22 (7.28%) Clustering
4 14 (4.64%) iPad
5 11 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.65%) iSeries
7 8 (2.65%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.32%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.32%) Derivative
11 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.66%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.66%) Taxonomies
13 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 120 (39.74%) Linux
2 96 (31.79%) Unix
3 65 (21.52%) AIX
4 61 (20.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (8.28%) Windows
6 18 (5.96%) Solaris
7 15 (4.97%) Windows Server
8 12 (3.97%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (3.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 9 (2.98%) OS/390
11 6 (1.99%) SUSE
12 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.99%) HPUX
14 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.66%) zOS
15 1 (0.33%) Android
15 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.33%) MVS
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (18.54%) DevOps
3 39 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (12.91%) OO
4 38 (12.58%) TDD
5 36 (11.92%) ITIL
6 35 (11.59%) Configuration Management
7 34 (11.26%) Unit Testing
8 31 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 31 (10.26%) Scrum
9 26 (8.61%) Open Source
10 25 (8.28%) Load Balancing
11 23 (7.62%) BPEL
12 22 (7.28%) Pair Programming
13 21 (6.95%) BPMN
13 21 (6.95%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (6.62%) Migration
15 19 (6.29%) Change Management
16 18 (5.96%) Analytics
16 18 (5.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 140 (46.36%) Java
2 93 (30.79%) SQL
3 54 (17.88%) Shell Script
4 48 (15.89%) JavaScript
5 45 (14.90%) Perl
6 40 (13.25%) Bash Shell
7 24 (7.95%) Jython
8 16 (5.30%) Python
9 11 (3.64%) Korn
10 8 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.99%) C
11 6 (1.99%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.99%) C++
12 3 (0.99%) PHP
13 2 (0.66%) C#
13 2 (0.66%) VB
13 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.66%) VB6
14 1 (0.33%) Ruby
14 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 37 (12.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.98%) Degree
4 4 (1.32%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.66%) IBM Certification
5 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.97%) QA
2 8 (2.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.64%) Docker
3 9 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.99%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.99%) vSphere
5 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (17.88%) Puppet
2 24 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.30%) Ansible
4 12 (3.97%) Oracle Identity Management
4 12 (3.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 10 (3.31%) Tivoli
6 8 (2.65%) Forum Sentry
7 7 (2.32%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.99%) Salt
9 4 (1.32%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.66%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 169 (55.96%) IBM
2 98 (32.45%) Oracle
3 73 (24.17%) Red Hat
4 26 (8.61%) Axway
5 24 (7.95%) HP
6 23 (7.62%) Informatica
6 23 (7.62%) Microsoft
6 23 (7.62%) Siebel
7 20 (6.62%) VMware
8 18 (5.96%) Sun
9 15 (4.97%) ATG
10 14 (4.64%) Splunk
11 9 (2.98%) NetCracker
12 7 (2.32%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.99%) Comptel
13 6 (1.99%) Veracode
14 5 (1.66%) AppDynamics
14 5 (1.66%) Sybase
15 4 (1.32%) IBM Sterling
16 3 (0.99%) Blue Martini