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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 446 396 336
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -60
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 149 183 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.34% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.47% 2.00% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 93 126
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 £300 £342 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-12.35% +2.40%
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
10130 9133 10034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.97% 17.13% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5954 5320 5718
Average daily rate £375 £373 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.46% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 378 473
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 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -50 135 £378 -17.82% 19
London -18 53 £375 -25.00% 6
South East -9 29 £538 +32.30% 1
West Midlands -6 17 £370 -6.26%
South West - 11 £300 - 1
Hampshire -16 10 £468 +30.00%
East of England -21 10 £324 +3.60% 1
City of London +9 9 £294 -41.25% 1
Milton Keynes +10 8 £600 +76.47%
East Midlands 0 8 £425 -5.55% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £600 +76.47%
Surrey +9 7 £538 +19.44%
Scotland -18 7 £360 -14.02% 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £434 - 1
Edinburgh -21 5 £360 -14.02%
Cirencester - 4 £475 - 1
Leicestershire +6 3 £388 -8.82%
Yorkshire +4 3 - - 2
North West -15 3 £300 -31.42% 3
Nottinghamshire +5 2 £425 -5.55% 2
Manchester -11 2 £300 -33.33% 1
North East -18 2 £340 +41.66% 1
Tyne and Wear -22 2 £340 +41.66% 1
Wales - 2 £210 - 1
South Wales - 2 £210 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £570 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £340 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £278 - 1
Leicester - 2 £350 -
Cardiff - 2 £210 - 1

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 303 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 150 (49.50%) IBM
3 141 (46.53%) Java
4 110 (36.30%) Linux
5 95 (31.35%) UNIX
6 93 (30.69%) Finance
7 92 (30.36%) SQL
8 88 (29.04%) Oracle
9 80 (26.40%) J2EE
10 74 (24.42%) Web Services
11 68 (22.44%) Windows
12 64 (21.12%) DB2
13 60 (19.80%) Middleware
14 55 (18.15%) JDBC
15 54 (17.82%) E-Commerce
16 52 (17.16%) Spring
17 51 (16.83%) Bash Shell
17 51 (16.83%) JavaScript
18 50 (16.50%) Apache
18 50 (16.50%) Tomcat
18 50 (16.50%) JMS
18 50 (16.50%) HTTP
18 50 (16.50%) IBM HTTP Server
19 49 (16.17%) JSP
19 49 (16.17%) Retail
20 48 (15.84%) XML
21 47 (15.51%) ITIL
22 46 (15.18%) SOAP
23 45 (14.85%) Relational Database
24 44 (14.52%) JBoss

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 303 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 50 (16.50%) Apache
2 50 (16.50%) Tomcat
2 50 (16.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 36 (11.88%) WebLogic
4 29 (9.57%) MQSeries
4 29 (9.57%) IIS
5 16 (5.28%) WebSphere Portal
5 16 (5.28%) WebSphere Process Server
6 12 (3.96%) Adobe CQ
7 11 (3.63%) CICS
8 10 (3.30%) CMS
9 9 (2.97%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (2.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.32%) Liferay
12 3 (0.99%) FileNet
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.99%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 11 (3.63%) MS Excel
1 11 (3.63%) MS Office
2 4 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.32%) MS Project
3 2 (0.66%) SPSS
4 1 (0.33%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 10 (3.30%) JDE OneWorld
2 8 (2.64%) Tridion
3 7 (2.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.66%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.50%) HTTP
2 41 (13.53%) SSL
3 36 (11.88%) Internet
4 22 (7.26%) LDAP
5 14 (4.62%) DNS
6 13 (4.29%) Firewall
6 13 (4.29%) FTP
7 11 (3.63%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.64%) Intranet
9 5 (1.65%) DMZ
10 4 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.32%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.32%) SAN
11 1 (0.33%) LAN
11 1 (0.33%) 2G
11 1 (0.33%) MPLS
11 1 (0.33%) CTI
11 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (21.12%) DB2
2 45 (14.85%) Relational Database
3 34 (11.22%) Oracle Database
4 24 (7.92%) RDBMS
5 20 (6.60%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (3.96%) DTS
7 7 (2.31%) MySQL
8 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.66%) MS Access
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.66%) Informix
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.33%) MSDE
11 1 (0.33%) Big Data
11 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (10.56%) Eclipse
2 26 (8.58%) Introscope
3 19 (6.27%) Ant
4 17 (5.61%) Maven
5 14 (4.62%) Subversion
6 13 (4.29%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.30%) JUnit
8 9 (2.97%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 9 (2.97%) JMeter
9 8 (2.64%) Log4j
10 6 (1.98%) JIRA
11 5 (1.65%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.65%) MyEclipse
12 4 (1.32%) Git (software)
12 4 (1.32%) Rational Application Developer
13 2 (0.66%) Lombardi
13 2 (0.66%) ClearQuest
14 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 93 (30.69%) Finance
2 49 (16.17%) Retail
3 32 (10.56%) Banking
4 17 (5.61%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.30%) Back Office
6 9 (2.97%) Front Office
7 8 (2.64%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.32%) Legal
9 3 (0.99%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.66%) Automotive
10 2 (0.66%) Publishing
10 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (28.71%) Developer
2 57 (18.81%) Java Developer
3 45 (14.85%) Administrator
4 43 (14.19%) Architect
5 40 (13.20%) Analyst
6 26 (8.58%) WebSphere Administrator
7 20 (6.60%) Consultant
8 18 (5.94%) Support Analyst
9 17 (5.61%) WebSphere Specialist
10 12 (3.96%) Deployment Analyst
11 11 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.63%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.63%) Software Engineer
11 11 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (3.30%) Server Administrator
12 10 (3.30%) WebSphere Developer
12 10 (3.30%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
13 9 (2.97%) Integration Architect
13 9 (2.97%) WebSphere Consultant
14 8 (2.64%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (26.40%) J2EE
2 74 (24.42%) Web Services
3 60 (19.80%) Middleware
4 55 (18.15%) JDBC
5 52 (17.16%) Spring
6 50 (16.50%) JMS
7 49 (16.17%) JSP
8 48 (15.84%) XML
9 46 (15.18%) SOAP
10 43 (14.19%) HTML
11 40 (13.20%) Hibernate
12 39 (12.87%) WebSphere MQ
13 35 (11.55%) CSS
14 32 (10.56%) Struts
15 28 (9.24%) Ajax
16 23 (7.59%) Servlets
17 21 (6.93%) Java EE
18 20 (6.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 19 (6.27%) XSLT
20 16 (5.28%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.63%) DataPower
2 10 (3.30%) Mainframe
2 10 (3.30%) AS400
2 10 (3.30%) Clustering
3 8 (2.64%) Web 2.0
3 8 (2.64%) iPad
3 8 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.31%) Derivative
5 6 (1.98%) PMI
6 5 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.32%) Open Source
7 4 (1.32%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.99%) Firmware
8 3 (0.99%) LPAR
9 2 (0.66%) Tandem
9 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.66%) Replication
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 110 (36.30%) Linux
2 95 (31.35%) UNIX
3 68 (22.44%) Windows
4 43 (14.19%) AIX
5 31 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (9.24%) Solaris
7 16 (5.28%) SUSE
8 14 (4.62%) zOS
9 10 (3.30%) HPUX
10 6 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.65%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.33%) MVS
15 1 (0.33%) Android
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.82%) E-Commerce
2 47 (15.51%) ITIL
3 43 (14.19%) OO
4 26 (8.58%) Migration
4 26 (8.58%) UML
5 25 (8.25%) Change Management
6 23 (7.59%) Content Management
7 22 (7.26%) SOA
7 22 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (6.93%) RAD
9 17 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (4.62%) Problem Management
11 14 (4.62%) Scrum
12 13 (4.29%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.29%) Software Engineering
13 12 (3.96%) Low Latency
13 12 (3.96%) Incident Management
14 11 (3.63%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (46.53%) Java
2 92 (30.36%) SQL
3 51 (16.83%) Bash Shell
3 51 (16.83%) JavaScript
4 36 (11.88%) Shell Script
4 36 (11.88%) Perl
5 34 (11.22%) Jython
6 21 (6.93%) Korn
7 20 (6.60%) Python
8 8 (2.64%) XPath
9 7 (2.31%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.98%) C
11 5 (1.65%) VBA
12 4 (1.32%) C-shell
12 4 (1.32%) C#
13 2 (0.66%) Scala
13 2 (0.66%) JCL
13 2 (0.66%) C++
13 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.64%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 6 (1.98%) Degree
4 6 (1.98%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.66%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.33%) MCP
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.95%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.98%) Shibboleth
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.66%) RACF
3 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) RHEV
4 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (4.29%) Tivoli
2 10 (3.30%) CA Wily
3 8 (2.64%) Puppet
4 4 (1.32%) BladeLogic
4 4 (1.32%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (1.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.99%) Ansible
5 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.66%) Control-M
7 1 (0.33%) Legato
7 1 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 150 (49.50%) IBM
2 88 (29.04%) Oracle
3 44 (14.52%) JBoss
4 28 (9.24%) Red Hat
5 27 (8.91%) ATG
6 20 (6.60%) HP
7 19 (6.27%) Microsoft
8 12 (3.96%) Citrix
9 10 (3.30%) JD Edwards
10 8 (2.64%) Blue Martini
10 8 (2.64%) Endeca
10 8 (2.64%) Elastic Path
10 8 (2.64%) Software AG
10 8 (2.64%) Interwoven
11 7 (2.31%) Sun
11 7 (2.31%) VMware
11 7 (2.31%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.98%) SAP
13 5 (1.65%) Business Objects
13 5 (1.65%) CA
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