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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 432 432 463
Rank change year-on-year
0 +31
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 213 203 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.02% 1.96% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 99 76
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 £303 £312 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +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
10543 10343 9558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.97% 18.49% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6958 6317 5934
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 376 324
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.02 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.30% +12.13%

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 6 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 6 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 -4 197 £400 -5.88% 24
London +7 94 £425 - 8
South East -26 31 £450 +5.88% 7
North West +8 30 £406 -9.87% 2
City of London +52 23 £438 +16.66% 2
North East -15 22 £305 +11.51% 1
Tyne and Wear -21 22 £305 +11.51%
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 21 £300 +9.68%
Berkshire -1 15 £450 - 4
Cheshire +4 14 £419 -6.94% 2
Scotland -11 13 £370 -12.94% 2
Manchester -1 11 £405 -
Bracknell +6 10 £450 - 2
Derbyshire +17 9 £410 -
East Midlands +15 9 £410 -
Milton Keynes 0 8 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £325 - 1
Chester - 7 £400 -
Lancashire +3 5 £323 -28.56%
South West +1 5 £388 -13.88% 1
Hampshire +10 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire +10 4 £475 +11.76%
Wiltshire +1 4 £375 -16.66%
Yorkshire -3 4 £338 -3.57%
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
Swindon - 4 £375 -
Erskine - 4 £330 -
Glasgow +10 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Reading -6 3 £375 -11.76% 1
West Yorkshire -6 3 £338 -3.57%

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 369 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 203 (55.01%) IBM
3 196 (53.12%) Java
4 176 (47.70%) Linux
5 146 (39.57%) Oracle
6 127 (34.42%) Unix
7 122 (33.06%) J2EE
8 115 (31.17%) AIX
9 109 (29.54%) Middleware
10 104 (28.18%) WebLogic
11 102 (27.64%) Apache
12 101 (27.37%) Finance
13 98 (26.56%) SSL
14 95 (25.75%) Web Services
15 90 (24.39%) SQL
16 88 (23.85%) HTTP
17 83 (22.49%) XML
18 81 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
19 80 (21.68%) WebSphere MQ
20 75 (20.33%) Windows
21 69 (18.70%) JBoss
21 69 (18.70%) DB2
22 67 (18.16%) Shell Script
22 67 (18.16%) IBM HTTP Server
23 66 (17.89%) Spring
24 65 (17.62%) Perl
25 64 (17.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 61 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
27 60 (16.26%) Red Hat
28 59 (15.99%) Solaris

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
1 369 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 104 (28.18%) WebLogic
3 102 (27.64%) Apache
4 69 (18.70%) JBoss
5 67 (18.16%) IBM HTTP Server
6 52 (14.09%) Tomcat
7 39 (10.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 27 (7.32%) IIS
8 27 (7.32%) Oracle Application Server
8 27 (7.32%) WebSphere Process Server
9 24 (6.50%) MQSeries
10 22 (5.96%) WebSphere Portal
11 20 (5.42%) iPlanet
12 14 (3.79%) Tuxedo
13 12 (3.25%) AquaLogic
13 12 (3.25%) Jetty
13 12 (3.25%) nginx
13 12 (3.25%) Oracle 10gAS
13 12 (3.25%) WebLogic Portal
14 11 (2.98%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.27%) MS Office
1 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (5.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 12 (3.25%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.27%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 8 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.81%) 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%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 98 (26.56%) SSL
2 88 (23.85%) HTTP
3 51 (13.82%) DNS
4 32 (8.67%) TCP/IP
5 19 (5.15%) FTP
5 19 (5.15%) Internet
6 18 (4.88%) Firewall
7 17 (4.61%) LDAP
8 11 (2.98%) DHCP
8 11 (2.98%) HTTPS
8 11 (2.98%) IPsec
9 8 (2.17%) SMTP
9 8 (2.17%) SNMP
10 7 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.90%) Network Security
11 4 (1.08%) SAN
12 3 (0.81%) NAS
13 2 (0.54%) SWIFTNet
13 2 (0.54%) WinSCP
14 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.70%) DB2
2 49 (13.28%) Oracle Database
3 19 (5.15%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (4.34%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.25%) PowerCenter
7 11 (2.98%) SQL Server
8 7 (1.90%) DataStage
8 7 (1.90%) IBM InfoSphere
8 7 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.63%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.81%) Big Data
11 3 (0.81%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.81%) MySQL
12 2 (0.54%) MS Access
13 1 (0.27%) Adabas
13 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (11.11%) Introscope
2 34 (9.21%) Jenkins
3 31 (8.40%) JUnit
4 27 (7.32%) Eclipse
5 25 (6.78%) Subversion
6 22 (5.96%) Git (software)
7 19 (5.15%) Maven
8 15 (4.07%) Log4j
9 14 (3.79%) JIRA
10 12 (3.25%) Travis CI
11 11 (2.98%) Rational Application Developer
12 8 (2.17%) Ant
12 8 (2.17%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 7 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (1.36%) Hudson
14 5 (1.36%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.36%) Vagrant
15 4 (1.08%) Gradle
16 3 (0.81%) Bitbucket
General
1 101 (27.37%) Finance
2 38 (10.30%) Banking
3 15 (4.07%) Retail
4 10 (2.71%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.63%) Front Office
6 5 (1.36%) Back Office
6 5 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.36%) Legal
6 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.08%) Marketing
8 3 (0.81%) Publishing
9 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (25.75%) Developer
2 63 (17.07%) Java Developer
3 58 (15.72%) Administrator
4 40 (10.84%) Consultant
4 40 (10.84%) WebSphere Administrator
5 31 (8.40%) Architect
6 21 (5.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (5.15%) WebSphere Engineer
8 18 (4.88%) WebSphere Consultant
9 17 (4.61%) Server Administrator
9 17 (4.61%) WebSphere Specialist
10 16 (4.34%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
11 15 (4.07%) Lead Developer
12 14 (3.79%) Lead Java Developer
12 14 (3.79%) WebSphere Developer
13 13 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.52%) Senior Developer
14 12 (3.25%) Analyst
15 11 (2.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 11 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (33.06%) J2EE
2 109 (29.54%) Middleware
3 95 (25.75%) Web Services
4 83 (22.49%) XML
5 80 (21.68%) WebSphere MQ
6 66 (17.89%) Spring
7 56 (15.18%) JSP
8 45 (12.20%) Hibernate
9 43 (11.65%) SOAP
10 41 (11.11%) HTML
10 41 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
11 35 (9.49%) Struts
12 34 (9.21%) Servlets
13 27 (7.32%) JDBC
14 26 (7.05%) Ajax
15 25 (6.78%) CSS
15 25 (6.78%) EJB
16 24 (6.50%) JMS
17 23 (6.23%) XSLT
18 20 (5.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (10.84%) DataPower
3 36 (9.76%) Clustering
4 17 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.98%) iPad
6 9 (2.44%) Hedge funds
6 9 (2.44%) Web 2.0
7 7 (1.90%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.90%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.90%) Replication
8 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.36%) Equities
8 5 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.08%) FMCG
9 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.08%) User Experience
10 3 (0.81%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.81%) Derivative
10 3 (0.81%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 176 (47.70%) Linux
2 127 (34.42%) Unix
3 115 (31.17%) AIX
4 75 (20.33%) Windows
5 64 (17.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (15.99%) Solaris
7 26 (7.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 16 (4.34%) Windows Server
9 15 (4.07%) OS/390
10 14 (3.79%) CentOS
11 12 (3.25%) zOS
12 8 (2.17%) SUSE
13 6 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.27%) Debian
15 1 (0.27%) Fedora
15 1 (0.27%) MVS
15 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (15.18%) ITIL
3 50 (13.55%) Configuration Management
4 39 (10.57%) SOA
5 37 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (10.03%) OO
6 35 (9.49%) High Availability
7 33 (8.94%) DevOps
8 31 (8.40%) E-Commerce
9 28 (7.59%) Scrum
10 24 (6.50%) Change Management
11 23 (6.23%) Performance Tuning
12 22 (5.96%) UML
13 21 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (5.15%) Migration
15 18 (4.88%) Project Management
16 17 (4.61%) Service Delivery
16 17 (4.61%) Software Engineering
16 17 (4.61%) TDD
16 17 (4.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 196 (53.12%) Java
2 90 (24.39%) SQL
3 67 (18.16%) Shell Script
4 65 (17.62%) Perl
5 52 (14.09%) Jython
6 40 (10.84%) Python
7 30 (8.13%) Bash Shell
7 30 (8.13%) JavaScript
8 21 (5.69%) Korn
9 17 (4.61%) C++
10 15 (4.07%) C
11 13 (3.52%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.17%) PHP
13 7 (1.90%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.36%) VBScript
15 4 (1.08%) Ruby
15 4 (1.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.27%) COBOL
17 1 (0.27%) REXX
Qualifications
1 36 (9.76%) Degree
2 26 (7.05%) Security Cleared
3 23 (6.23%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (2.44%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.15%) QA
2 6 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.79%) Xen
3 13 (3.52%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.98%) vSphere
5 9 (2.44%) Docker
6 7 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.63%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.81%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.81%) XenServer
10 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.54%) RACF
10 2 (0.54%) Samba
10 2 (0.54%) Squid
10 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.27%) ACF2
11 1 (0.27%) NFS
11 1 (0.27%) Postfix
11 1 (0.27%) qmail
11 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (7.32%) Puppet
2 19 (5.15%) CA Wily
3 18 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (4.34%) Ansible
5 10 (2.71%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.36%) BladeLogic
7 4 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.81%) Control-M
8 3 (0.81%) Salt
8 3 (0.81%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.54%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.54%) DameWare
9 2 (0.54%) SCCM
9 2 (0.54%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.54%) Terraform
10 1 (0.27%) Cacti
10 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.27%) Plesk
10 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 203 (55.01%) IBM
2 146 (39.57%) Oracle
3 60 (16.26%) Red Hat
4 41 (11.11%) ATG
5 40 (10.84%) Axway
6 34 (9.21%) VMware
7 33 (8.94%) Microsoft
7 33 (8.94%) Sun
8 31 (8.40%) Informatica
9 22 (5.96%) Siebel
10 20 (5.42%) HP
11 16 (4.34%) AppDynamics
12 13 (3.52%) CA
13 11 (2.98%) Endeca
13 11 (2.98%) Fujitsu
13 11 (2.98%) Genesys
14 10 (2.71%) BEA
15 9 (2.44%) Adobe
15 9 (2.44%) SAP
16 8 (2.17%) Pega
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