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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 472 431 382
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -49
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 142 167 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.41% 1.76% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 92 114
Average daily rate
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£425 £394 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £281 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £369
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 £29.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 -

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
10083 9463 8762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.39% 17.88% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6391 5677 4919
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 369 441
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 -41 119 £425 +6.25% 23
London -18 43 £425 +6.25% 12
South East -45 21 £450 - 2
East of England 0 13 £338 +21.62% 2
Berkshire +14 10 £450 +2.85% 2
South West -12 10 £485 +61.66% 1
Scotland -9 9 £425 +41.66% 1
North West -13 9 £375 +25.00% 4
Devon - 9 £485 - 1
Reading +10 8 £450 -10.00% 1
West Midlands +6 8 £425 - 1
Warwickshire +4 8 £425 -
Hertfordshire 0 7 - - 2
Edinburgh -1 7 £425 +41.66% 1
Yorkshire -17 7 £438 +2.94% 1
Plymouth - 7 £485 - 1
Warwick - 7 £425 -
Wales -8 6 £215 -21.81%
Oxfordshire -14 6 £425 +6.25%
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 6 £283 +8.13%
Tyne and Wear -18 6 £283 +8.13%
North East -20 6 £283 +8.13%
South Wales -1 5 £215 -21.81%
Watford -4 5 - - 2
Cardiff +2 4 £215 -21.81%
Manchester -10 4 £330 +10.00%
Essex -10 4 £450 -
Buckinghamshire -25 4 - -
Greenford +3 3 - -
City of London -9 3 £320 -62.35% 5

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 352 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 172 (48.86%) Linux
3 171 (48.58%) Java
4 140 (39.77%) IBM
5 125 (35.51%) UNIX
6 92 (26.14%) Windows
7 89 (25.28%) DB2
8 82 (23.30%) WebSphere MQ
9 80 (22.73%) AIX
10 72 (20.45%) Oracle
10 72 (20.45%) Finance
11 67 (19.03%) JBoss
12 64 (18.18%) Solaris
12 64 (18.18%) XML
13 62 (17.61%) Introscope
14 55 (15.63%) Jython
15 54 (15.34%) Migration
16 53 (15.06%) ITIL
16 53 (15.06%) SQL
17 52 (14.77%) Apache
18 51 (14.49%) Web Services
19 48 (13.64%) CA Wily
20 47 (13.35%) Agile Software Development
20 47 (13.35%) WebLogic
20 47 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
21 46 (13.07%) Tomcat
21 46 (13.07%) Middleware
21 46 (13.07%) Spring
22 45 (12.78%) zOS
23 44 (12.50%) HTML

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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
1 352 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 67 (19.03%) JBoss
3 52 (14.77%) Apache
4 47 (13.35%) WebLogic
5 46 (13.07%) Tomcat
6 43 (12.22%) WebSphere Process Server
7 41 (11.65%) CICS
8 36 (10.23%) WebSphere Portal
9 29 (8.24%) IIS
10 26 (7.39%) FileNet
10 26 (7.39%) IBM HTTP Server
11 14 (3.98%) MQSeries
12 10 (2.84%) WebLogic Portal
12 10 (2.84%) GlassFish
13 8 (2.27%) SharePoint
14 7 (1.99%) Commerce Server
15 5 (1.42%) Confluence
15 5 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 4 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
17 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.28%) SPSS
2 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.28%) MS Project
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) RMDS
2 5 (1.42%) Tridion
3 4 (1.14%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.13%) Amazon S3
1 11 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.08%) HTTP
2 29 (8.24%) SSL
3 28 (7.95%) TCP/IP
4 26 (7.39%) LDAP
5 22 (6.25%) Firewall
6 20 (5.68%) DNS
7 15 (4.26%) BIG-IP
8 10 (2.84%) Internet
9 7 (1.99%) DMZ
10 5 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.14%) Network Security
11 4 (1.14%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.57%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.57%) FTP
13 1 (0.28%) SAN
13 1 (0.28%) DHCP
13 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (25.28%) DB2
2 27 (7.67%) Relational Database
3 18 (5.11%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 11 (3.13%) Big Data
6 7 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.70%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.42%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.57%) QlikView
10 1 (0.28%) MySQL
10 1 (0.28%) Informix
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.28%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 62 (17.61%) Introscope
2 26 (7.39%) Eclipse
3 22 (6.25%) Ant
3 22 (6.25%) JUnit
4 18 (5.11%) Maven
5 13 (3.69%) Cucumber
5 13 (3.69%) Subversion
6 11 (3.13%) LoadRunner
7 10 (2.84%) JMeter
8 6 (1.70%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 5 (1.42%) Log4j
9 5 (1.42%) JIRA
9 5 (1.42%) Selenium
9 5 (1.42%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.14%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.14%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.14%) eggPlant
10 4 (1.14%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.85%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.85%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 72 (20.45%) Finance
2 35 (9.94%) Banking
3 17 (4.83%) Retail
4 15 (4.26%) Back Office
5 8 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.99%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.99%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.70%) Front Office
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.57%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 101 (28.69%) Developer
2 72 (20.45%) Administrator
3 51 (14.49%) Java Developer
4 48 (13.64%) WebSphere Administrator
5 36 (10.23%) Analyst
6 28 (7.95%) WebSphere Specialist
7 23 (6.53%) Server Administrator
7 23 (6.53%) WebSphere Developer
7 23 (6.53%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
8 22 (6.25%) Architect
9 21 (5.97%) Consultant
9 21 (5.97%) Senior Developer
10 20 (5.68%) Applications Specialist
10 20 (5.68%) Server Specialist
10 20 (5.68%) Senior Java Developer
11 19 (5.40%) WebSphere Server Specialist
12 16 (4.55%) Support Analyst
12 16 (4.55%) Applications Support
13 15 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
14 10 (2.84%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (23.30%) WebSphere MQ
2 64 (18.18%) XML
3 51 (14.49%) Web Services
4 46 (13.07%) Middleware
4 46 (13.07%) Spring
5 44 (12.50%) HTML
6 39 (11.08%) Java EE
7 34 (9.66%) J2EE
8 32 (9.09%) SOAP
9 31 (8.81%) .NET
10 29 (8.24%) CSS
11 28 (7.95%) Struts
12 26 (7.39%) Ajax
13 25 (7.10%) REST
14 24 (6.82%) EJB
15 23 (6.53%) JSP
16 21 (5.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 20 (5.68%) JMS
18 18 (5.11%) JSON
19 17 (4.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (11.36%) LPAR
3 26 (7.39%) Mainframe
4 24 (6.82%) DataPower
5 20 (5.68%) Clustering
6 10 (2.84%) PKI
7 7 (1.99%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.70%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.70%) Replication
9 5 (1.42%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.14%) User Experience
11 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.85%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.57%) Equities
12 2 (0.57%) GIS
12 2 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 172 (48.86%) Linux
2 125 (35.51%) UNIX
3 92 (26.14%) Windows
4 80 (22.73%) AIX
5 64 (18.18%) Solaris
6 45 (12.78%) zOS
7 27 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 10 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.99%) HPUX
11 5 (1.42%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.42%) SUSE
12 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.85%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.28%) CentOS
13 1 (0.28%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.28%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.34%) Migration
2 53 (15.06%) ITIL
3 47 (13.35%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (10.80%) E-Commerce
5 25 (7.10%) TDD
6 23 (6.53%) Load Balancing
7 21 (5.97%) OO
8 18 (5.11%) Content Management
9 17 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (4.83%) Change Management
10 16 (4.55%) MVC
10 16 (4.55%) UML
10 16 (4.55%) BDD
10 16 (4.55%) Mentoring
11 15 (4.26%) Configuration Management
12 14 (3.98%) Risk Management
12 14 (3.98%) Web Development
13 13 (3.69%) Release Management
13 13 (3.69%) DevOps
13 13 (3.69%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (48.58%) Java
2 55 (15.63%) Jython
3 53 (15.06%) SQL
4 41 (11.65%) Perl
5 38 (10.80%) JavaScript
6 34 (9.66%) Python
7 28 (7.95%) Shell Script
8 25 (7.10%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.42%) Korn
9 5 (1.42%) XPath
9 5 (1.42%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.42%) PHP
10 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.85%) C#
10 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.85%) Tcl
11 2 (0.57%) VB6
11 2 (0.57%) C
11 2 (0.57%) VB
11 2 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (6.53%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.56%) Degree
4 8 (2.27%) IBM Certification
5 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.98%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) BS7799
2 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.14%) Shibboleth
3 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 48 (13.64%) CA Wily
2 11 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (1.70%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.85%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.28%) SCCM
6 1 (0.28%) yum
6 1 (0.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 140 (39.77%) IBM
2 72 (20.45%) Oracle
3 29 (8.24%) Red Hat
4 28 (7.95%) CA
5 17 (4.83%) F5
6 16 (4.55%) ATG
7 14 (3.98%) AppDynamics
8 13 (3.69%) TIBCO
8 13 (3.69%) HP
9 10 (2.84%) Sybase
10 9 (2.56%) VMware
10 9 (2.56%) Axway
11 8 (2.27%) Kofax
11 8 (2.27%) Informatica
11 8 (2.27%) Siebel
12 7 (1.99%) Microsoft
12 7 (1.99%) Sun
13 6 (1.70%) Cognos
14 5 (1.42%) Adobe
14 5 (1.42%) Business Objects
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