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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 469 467 509
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +42
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 153 180 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.74% 1.94% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 108 78
Median daily rate £448 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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
8804 9259 9900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 16.80% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5628 5858 6294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 260 361
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -4 148 £450 +5.88% 16
London +22 45 £448 -3.76% 3
South East +16 42 £488 +15.38% 5
Oxfordshire +15 18 £555 +30.58% 1
North East -17 18 £320 -35.77%
Tyne and Wear -24 18 £320 -35.77%
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 18 £320 -36.00%
North West -17 16 £425 +3.03% 1
Hampshire +3 14 £400 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire +23 13 £475 +35.71% 5
Oxford +6 11 £600 +60.00% 1
Manchester -4 10 £425 +6.25% 1
Winchester - 8 £400 -
South Yorkshire -6 7 £461 -7.75% 1
Sheffield -6 7 £461 -7.75% 1
West Yorkshire +24 6 £500 +42.85% 3
Berkshire +3 6 £500 +5.26% 1
Leeds +19 5 - - 1
Glasgow +6 5 £303 -28.82% 1
Scotland +6 5 £303 -28.82% 1
East of England +3 5 £500 +11.11% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £500 -
Bracknell +8 4 £500 -
Cheshire +4 4 £425 -
City of London -7 4 £513 +7.89%
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
Milton Keynes +6 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 3 - -
Coventry - 3 - - 1
Potters Bar - 3 - -

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 340 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 184 (54.12%) IBM
3 179 (52.65%) Java
4 139 (40.88%) Unix
5 118 (34.71%) Linux
6 114 (33.53%) Oracle
7 110 (32.35%) J2EE
7 110 (32.35%) WebLogic
8 92 (27.06%) JBoss
8 92 (27.06%) WebSphere MQ
9 88 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (25.59%) Middleware
11 82 (24.12%) SQL
12 77 (22.65%) AIX
13 75 (22.06%) Finance
14 67 (19.71%) XML
15 66 (19.41%) Perl
15 66 (19.41%) SSL
16 57 (16.76%) Web Services
17 54 (15.88%) Banking
18 52 (15.29%) Tomcat
19 51 (15.00%) Apache
19 51 (15.00%) Spring
20 49 (14.41%) Jython
20 49 (14.41%) IBM Integration Bus
21 48 (14.12%) DevOps
21 48 (14.12%) Red Hat
21 48 (14.12%) HTTP
22 47 (13.82%) LDAP
22 47 (13.82%) Jenkins

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
1 340 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 110 (32.35%) WebLogic
3 92 (27.06%) JBoss
4 52 (15.29%) Tomcat
5 51 (15.00%) Apache
6 42 (12.35%) IBM HTTP Server
6 42 (12.35%) WebSphere Portal
7 36 (10.59%) FileNet
8 33 (9.71%) WebLogic Portal
9 25 (7.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 24 (7.06%) MQSeries
11 23 (6.76%) WebSphere Process Server
12 22 (6.47%) Confluence
13 17 (5.00%) Tuxedo
14 12 (3.53%) Oracle Application Server
15 11 (3.24%) AquaLogic
15 11 (3.24%) Commerce Server
16 8 (2.35%) IIS
16 8 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
17 7 (2.06%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (2.06%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.76%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (6.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 14 (4.12%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (3.24%) OpenText MBPM
4 8 (2.35%) Fredhopper
5 6 (1.76%) Maximo
6 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.71%) Amazon S3
2 16 (4.71%) Amazon SQS
3 15 (4.41%) GitHub
4 12 (3.53%) IBM Cloud
5 10 (2.94%) PaaS
6 6 (1.76%) Bluemix
6 6 (1.76%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (19.41%) SSL
2 48 (14.12%) HTTP
3 47 (13.82%) LDAP
4 26 (7.65%) Firewall
5 21 (6.18%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.82%) DNS
7 11 (3.24%) FTP
7 11 (3.24%) Internet
8 9 (2.65%) Network Security
9 8 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.06%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.88%) DMZ
11 3 (0.88%) SMTP
11 3 (0.88%) SNMP
12 2 (0.59%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.59%) DHCP
12 2 (0.59%) SSH
13 1 (0.29%) Intranet
13 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.29%) DB2
2 19 (5.59%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.06%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.76%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.88%) Jackrabbit
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.59%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (0.59%) MySQL
9 2 (0.59%) QlikView
10 1 (0.29%) Big Data
10 1 (0.29%) Endeca
10 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (13.82%) Jenkins
2 45 (13.24%) JUnit
3 30 (8.82%) Cucumber
4 25 (7.35%) JIRA
5 20 (5.88%) Maven
6 17 (5.00%) Mockito
7 14 (4.12%) Eclipse
8 12 (3.53%) Subversion
9 11 (3.24%) Git (software)
10 8 (2.35%) Gradle
10 8 (2.35%) Introscope
11 7 (2.06%) Hudson
11 7 (2.06%) Rational Application Developer
11 7 (2.06%) Selenium
12 6 (1.76%) ClearQuest
12 6 (1.76%) gulp
12 6 (1.76%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.47%) Ant
13 5 (1.47%) ClearCase
General
1 75 (22.06%) Finance
2 54 (15.88%) Banking
3 14 (4.12%) Retail
4 13 (3.82%) Publishing
5 9 (2.65%) Billing
6 8 (2.35%) Law
7 3 (0.88%) Front Office
7 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.59%) Back Office
8 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (26.18%) Developer
2 66 (19.41%) Java Developer
3 50 (14.71%) Administrator
4 39 (11.47%) WebSphere Administrator
5 32 (9.41%) Consultant
5 32 (9.41%) WebSphere Specialist
6 28 (8.24%) Analyst
7 21 (6.18%) Java Engineer
8 19 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (5.29%) Server Administrator
10 17 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
10 17 (5.00%) Software Engineer
11 16 (4.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 16 (4.71%) Java Software Developer
11 16 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
12 15 (4.41%) Applications Specialist
12 15 (4.41%) Server Specialist
13 14 (4.12%) Architect
13 14 (4.12%) WebSphere Consultant
14 13 (3.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (32.35%) J2EE
2 92 (27.06%) WebSphere MQ
3 87 (25.59%) Middleware
4 67 (19.71%) XML
5 57 (16.76%) Web Services
6 51 (15.00%) Spring
7 49 (14.41%) IBM Integration Bus
8 45 (13.24%) HTML
9 43 (12.65%) SOAP
10 35 (10.29%) EJB
11 34 (10.00%) JSON
12 32 (9.41%) JSP
13 31 (9.12%) REST
14 28 (8.24%) JDBC
15 26 (7.65%) JMS
16 24 (7.06%) CSS
17 23 (6.76%) Java EE
18 22 (6.47%) Servlets
18 22 (6.47%) Struts
19 19 (5.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.24%) DataPower
2 41 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (9.71%) Clustering
4 12 (3.53%) iSeries
5 10 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.65%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.35%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.76%) iPad
9 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.18%) Biometrics
10 4 (1.18%) IVR
11 3 (0.88%) Derivative
11 3 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.88%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.88%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.59%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.59%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 139 (40.88%) Unix
2 118 (34.71%) Linux
3 77 (22.65%) AIX
4 42 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (11.47%) Windows
6 30 (8.82%) Solaris
7 20 (5.88%) Windows Server
8 17 (5.00%) OS/390
9 6 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.88%) HPUX
10 3 (0.88%) SUSE
11 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.29%) CentOS
12 1 (0.29%) MVS
12 1 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (14.12%) DevOps
3 45 (13.24%) ITIL
4 33 (9.71%) TDD
5 32 (9.41%) E-Commerce
6 31 (9.12%) Configuration Management
6 31 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (9.12%) OO
7 26 (7.65%) High Availability
8 24 (7.06%) Change Management
9 23 (6.76%) BDD
9 23 (6.76%) Scrum
9 23 (6.76%) Unit Testing
10 22 (6.47%) Load Balancing
10 22 (6.47%) Software Engineering
11 19 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (5.59%) Service Delivery
12 18 (5.29%) Migration
13 16 (4.71%) Web Development
14 15 (4.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (52.65%) Java
2 82 (24.12%) SQL
3 66 (19.41%) Perl
4 49 (14.41%) Jython
5 46 (13.53%) Shell Script
6 44 (12.94%) JavaScript
7 24 (7.06%) Bash Shell
8 20 (5.88%) Python
9 14 (4.12%) C
9 14 (4.12%) Korn
10 10 (2.94%) C++
11 5 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.59%) PHP
14 1 (0.29%) Ruby
14 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (7.65%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.59%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.12%) Degree
4 8 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.47%) ISEB
5 5 (1.47%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.59%) MBA
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.53%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.59%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.82%) Docker
3 5 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.88%) vSphere
5 2 (0.59%) RACF
6 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (12.94%) Puppet
2 24 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.82%) CA Wily
4 12 (3.53%) Oracle Identity Management
4 12 (3.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 10 (2.94%) Ansible
5 10 (2.94%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.76%) Salt
7 3 (0.88%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.59%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 184 (54.12%) IBM
2 114 (33.53%) Oracle
3 48 (14.12%) Red Hat
4 34 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 30 (8.82%) Axway
6 28 (8.24%) Sun
7 23 (6.76%) HP
8 20 (5.88%) Informatica
8 20 (5.88%) Siebel
9 17 (5.00%) Splunk
9 17 (5.00%) VMware
10 9 (2.65%) AppDynamics
10 9 (2.65%) Fujitsu
10 9 (2.65%) NetCracker
11 6 (1.76%) Comptel
11 6 (1.76%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.76%) Veracode
12 5 (1.47%) ATG
12 5 (1.47%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.47%) TIBCO
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Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
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Rate: Up to £600 per day
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