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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 462 462 420
Rank change year-on-year
0 -42
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 165 155 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.47% 1.49% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 74 93
Average daily rate
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£430 £377 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £373 £438
% change year-on-year
+20.13% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
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
11241 10424 9083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.93% 18.43% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7197 6176 5274
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 426 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 -2 149 £435 +14.39% 31
London -16 43 £413 +8.48% 8
South East -12 39 £425 -20.93% 4
North East -8 19 £588 +72.79%
Tyne and Wear -12 17 £575 +69.11%
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 16 £588 +72.79%
East of England +10 14 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 14 - - 2
Berkshire +7 13 £450 -25.00%
North West -13 13 £445 +33.83% 10
Hampshire +2 10 £435 -7.05% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £413 -31.25% 1
Milton Keynes -2 9 £413 -31.25% 1
South West -6 9 £485 +40.07% 3
Cardiff -4 8 £400 +90.47%
Wales -6 8 £400 +90.47%
South Wales -8 8 £400 +90.47%
Reading - 8 £450 -
Farnborough -1 7 £435 -7.05% 1
Manchester -5 7 £445 +48.33% 2
Devon - 7 £485 -
Yorkshire -27 6 £550 - 3
Plymouth - 6 £485 -
Lancashire -6 5 £430 +26.47% 7
Scotland -10 5 £476 -4.75% 2
Oxfordshire -18 5 £425 +6.25%
West Yorkshire - 5 £525 - 3
Blackpool - 5 £430 -
Leeds - 5 £525 - 2
Glasgow +9 4 £463 - 1

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 354 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 189 (53.39%) Java
3 164 (46.33%) Linux
4 137 (38.70%) IBM
5 116 (32.77%) UNIX
6 107 (30.23%) DB2
7 98 (27.68%) Windows
7 98 (27.68%) AIX
8 95 (26.84%) WebSphere MQ
9 93 (26.27%) Solaris
10 91 (25.71%) Oracle
11 87 (24.58%) XML
12 85 (24.01%) JBoss
13 68 (19.21%) Migration
14 65 (18.36%) Finance
15 62 (17.51%) SQL
16 61 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
17 56 (15.82%) JavaScript
17 56 (15.82%) HTML
17 56 (15.82%) Web Services
18 55 (15.54%) Middleware
19 54 (15.25%) zOS
20 51 (14.41%) CICS
20 51 (14.41%) SSL
21 50 (14.12%) CSS
22 48 (13.56%) SOAP
22 48 (13.56%) Spring
23 47 (13.28%) Jython
24 46 (12.99%) WebLogic
24 46 (12.99%) LPAR

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 354 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 85 (24.01%) JBoss
3 51 (14.41%) CICS
4 46 (12.99%) WebLogic
5 43 (12.15%) Tomcat
6 42 (11.86%) WebSphere Portal
7 41 (11.58%) Apache
8 38 (10.73%) WebSphere Process Server
9 25 (7.06%) IIS
10 23 (6.50%) IBM HTTP Server
11 19 (5.37%) MQSeries
12 13 (3.67%) FileNet
13 11 (3.11%) Node.js
14 10 (2.82%) GlassFish
15 8 (2.26%) Jetty
15 8 (2.26%) WebLogic Portal
15 8 (2.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 7 (1.98%) Commerce Server
16 7 (1.98%) Confluence
17 6 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.26%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.26%) Tridion
2 4 (1.13%) Fredhopper
3 3 (0.85%) RMDS
4 2 (0.56%) Magento
5 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) Amazon S3
1 6 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.41%) SSL
2 42 (11.86%) HTTP
3 25 (7.06%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.37%) Firewall
5 17 (4.80%) LDAP
6 13 (3.67%) Internet
7 11 (3.11%) DNS
8 10 (2.82%) BIG-IP
9 8 (2.26%) SNMP
10 6 (1.69%) FTP
11 5 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.13%) Network Security
12 4 (1.13%) SAN
12 4 (1.13%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.85%) DMZ
13 3 (0.85%) NAS
13 3 (0.85%) SNA
13 3 (0.85%) SMS
13 3 (0.85%) SMTP
14 1 (0.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (30.23%) DB2
2 33 (9.32%) Relational Database
3 26 (7.34%) Oracle Database
4 20 (5.65%) SQL Server
5 13 (3.67%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.11%) Big Data
7 8 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.41%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.13%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.13%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.85%) DataStage
11 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.56%) QlikView
12 1 (0.28%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 42 (11.86%) Introscope
2 29 (8.19%) Eclipse
2 29 (8.19%) Ant
3 28 (7.91%) Maven
4 21 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 21 (5.93%) JUnit
5 18 (5.08%) Subversion
6 14 (3.95%) Git (software)
7 12 (3.39%) SoapUI
8 10 (2.82%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.82%) ClearCase
9 9 (2.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 9 (2.54%) ClearQuest
9 9 (2.54%) Selenium
10 8 (2.26%) JIRA
10 8 (2.26%) Log4j
11 5 (1.41%) JMeter
11 5 (1.41%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.13%) JBehave
12 4 (1.13%) eggPlant
General
1 65 (18.36%) Finance
2 32 (9.04%) Banking
3 13 (3.67%) Retail
4 8 (2.26%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.26%) Back Office
5 7 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.69%) Front Office
7 3 (0.85%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 119 (33.62%) Developer
2 61 (17.23%) Java Developer
3 52 (14.69%) Administrator
4 40 (11.30%) WebSphere Administrator
5 38 (10.73%) Analyst
6 35 (9.89%) Architect
7 27 (7.63%) WebSphere Developer
8 24 (6.78%) WebSphere Specialist
9 21 (5.93%) Senior Developer
10 19 (5.37%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (5.08%) Server Administrator
11 18 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
12 16 (4.52%) Designer
12 16 (4.52%) Server Specialist
12 16 (4.52%) Applications Specialist
12 16 (4.52%) Consultant
13 15 (4.24%) WebSphere Server Specialist
14 14 (3.95%) Support Analyst
15 13 (3.67%) Technical Architect
15 13 (3.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (26.84%) WebSphere MQ
2 87 (24.58%) XML
3 56 (15.82%) Web Services
3 56 (15.82%) HTML
4 55 (15.54%) Middleware
5 50 (14.12%) CSS
6 48 (13.56%) SOAP
6 48 (13.56%) Spring
7 45 (12.71%) J2EE
8 42 (11.86%) Struts
9 38 (10.73%) Ajax
10 35 (9.89%) JSP
11 32 (9.04%) Java EE
12 30 (8.47%) XSLT
12 30 (8.47%) JMS
13 29 (8.19%) JSON
14 28 (7.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 28 (7.91%) REST
15 22 (6.21%) XHTML
15 22 (6.21%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.99%) LPAR
2 40 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (10.73%) DataPower
4 33 (9.32%) Mainframe
5 18 (5.08%) Clustering
6 11 (3.11%) Cryptography
7 9 (2.54%) PKI
8 8 (2.26%) Web 2.0
9 6 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.41%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.41%) Replication
11 4 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.13%) EFT
11 4 (1.13%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.13%) User Experience
12 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 164 (46.33%) Linux
2 116 (32.77%) UNIX
3 98 (27.68%) Windows
3 98 (27.68%) AIX
4 93 (26.27%) Solaris
5 54 (15.25%) zOS
6 37 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.11%) HPUX
8 7 (1.98%) SUSE
8 7 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.41%) OS/390
9 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.85%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.56%) MVS
11 2 (0.56%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (19.21%) Migration
2 61 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (10.73%) ITIL
4 36 (10.17%) E-Commerce
5 29 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (7.91%) Configuration Management
7 27 (7.63%) OO
8 24 (6.78%) TDD
9 22 (6.21%) Open Source
10 21 (5.93%) UML
11 18 (5.08%) Change Management
12 17 (4.80%) RAD
13 16 (4.52%) Microservices
14 15 (4.24%) MVC
15 14 (3.95%) Load Balancing
15 14 (3.95%) Enterprise Architecture
16 13 (3.67%) Content Management
16 13 (3.67%) Release Management
17 12 (3.39%) Performance Testing
17 12 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (53.39%) Java
2 62 (17.51%) SQL
3 56 (15.82%) JavaScript
4 47 (13.28%) Jython
5 41 (11.58%) Perl
6 19 (5.37%) Python
7 15 (4.24%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.95%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.54%) C
9 9 (2.54%) XPath
10 8 (2.26%) Groovy
11 7 (1.98%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.69%) C++
13 5 (1.41%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.41%) C#
13 5 (1.41%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.13%) VB
14 4 (1.13%) Ada
14 4 (1.13%) VB6
14 4 (1.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 29 (8.19%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.26%) IBM Certification
4 6 (1.69%) Degree
5 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.82%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) BS7799
System Software
1 15 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.13%) Shibboleth
5 3 (0.85%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (0.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 3 (0.85%) RACF
5 3 (0.85%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 38 (10.73%) CA Wily
2 7 (1.98%) Puppet
3 6 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (1.41%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.85%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.85%) OMEGAMON
5 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.85%) zSecure
6 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.28%) SCCM
7 1 (0.28%) yum
7 1 (0.28%) Ansible
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 137 (38.70%) IBM
2 91 (25.71%) Oracle
3 37 (10.45%) CA
4 36 (10.17%) Red Hat
5 25 (7.06%) VMware
6 20 (5.65%) Microsoft
7 12 (3.39%) Axway
7 12 (3.39%) F5
8 11 (3.11%) ATG
9 10 (2.82%) TIBCO
9 10 (2.82%) Sun
10 9 (2.54%) Sybase
11 8 (2.26%) Interwoven
11 8 (2.26%) Blue Martini
11 8 (2.26%) Elastic Path
12 6 (1.69%) Siebel
12 6 (1.69%) Informatica
12 6 (1.69%) HP
12 6 (1.69%) Curam
13 5 (1.41%) Fujitsu
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