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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 445 499 481
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 203 168 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.04% 1.62% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 105 86
Median daily rate £438 £420 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £433 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.62% +20.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
9936 10383 10147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.79% 17.89% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6494 6618 6045
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 327 411
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +42 190 £438 +4.16% 12
London +39 73 £450 +9.09% 3
South East +4 37 £448 +6.54% 2
North West +19 24 £388 -9.88%
Yorkshire +23 20 £500 -4.76% 5
North East -25 20 £310 -46.08%
Tyne and Wear -28 20 £310 -46.08%
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 19 £310 -46.08%
South Yorkshire - 15 £525 - 5
Sheffield - 15 £525 - 5
Oxfordshire +3 13 £450 +9.75%
Scotland +20 12 £410 -11.35% 2
Manchester -2 11 £375 -15.73%
Berkshire +7 10 £500 +11.11%
East of England +6 10 £700 +86.66% 1
Glasgow +15 9 £425 -8.10% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £375 -6.25%
Milton Keynes +11 7 £375 -6.25%
Watford +2 7 - -
Hampshire -2 7 £400 -4.76% 1
Hertfordshire -7 7 - -
Cheshire - 7 £400 -
Lancashire +19 5 - -
Bracknell -1 5 £500 -
City of London +20 4 £444 -1.38% 1
West Yorkshire +10 4 £500 +10.19%
Skelmersdale +1 4 - -
Oxford -13 4 £457 -
Kidlington - 4 £450 -
Winchester - 4 £400 -

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 405 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 232 (57.28%) IBM
3 216 (53.33%) Java
4 168 (41.48%) Unix
4 168 (41.48%) Linux
5 145 (35.80%) Oracle
6 142 (35.06%) J2EE
7 129 (31.85%) WebLogic
8 126 (31.11%) Middleware
9 101 (24.94%) Finance
9 101 (24.94%) AIX
10 96 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (22.96%) SSL
12 92 (22.72%) WebSphere MQ
12 92 (22.72%) Perl
13 88 (21.73%) JBoss
14 87 (21.48%) Apache
15 85 (20.99%) Web Services
16 84 (20.74%) XML
16 84 (20.74%) SQL
17 82 (20.25%) HTTP
18 77 (19.01%) ITIL
19 72 (17.78%) IBM HTTP Server
20 68 (16.79%) Shell Script
21 66 (16.30%) Jython
22 63 (15.56%) Spring
23 61 (15.06%) Tomcat
24 59 (14.57%) DataPower
24 59 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
25 56 (13.83%) Windows

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
1 405 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 129 (31.85%) WebLogic
3 88 (21.73%) JBoss
4 87 (21.48%) Apache
5 72 (17.78%) IBM HTTP Server
6 61 (15.06%) Tomcat
7 51 (12.59%) WebSphere Portal
8 38 (9.38%) WebLogic Portal
9 35 (8.64%) MQSeries
10 34 (8.40%) FileNet
10 34 (8.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 28 (6.91%) Tuxedo
12 22 (5.43%) WebSphere Process Server
13 21 (5.19%) Oracle Application Server
14 18 (4.44%) AquaLogic
15 16 (3.95%) Confluence
16 11 (2.72%) IIS
17 10 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
18 9 (2.22%) Commerce Server
19 8 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (1.73%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.48%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (4.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 18 (4.44%) OpenText MBPM
3 12 (2.96%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.23%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.43%) Amazon S3
2 22 (5.43%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.23%) PaaS
4 3 (0.74%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 93 (22.96%) SSL
2 82 (20.25%) HTTP
3 46 (11.36%) LDAP
4 30 (7.41%) DNS
5 24 (5.93%) Firewall
6 21 (5.19%) TCP/IP
7 13 (3.21%) FTP
7 13 (3.21%) Internet
8 9 (2.22%) HTTPS
8 9 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (2.22%) Network Security
9 3 (0.74%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.74%) DMZ
10 2 (0.49%) Intranet
10 2 (0.49%) SSH
10 2 (0.49%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.25%) DHCP
11 1 (0.25%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.25%) SMTP
11 1 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.84%) DB2
2 23 (5.68%) Oracle Database
3 21 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.20%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.73%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.48%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.48%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.23%) Big Data
9 3 (0.74%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (0.74%) MySQL
10 2 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.49%) MS Access
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.49%) QlikView
11 1 (0.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (13.83%) JUnit
2 32 (7.90%) Jenkins
3 29 (7.16%) Introscope
4 28 (6.91%) JIRA
5 24 (5.93%) Cucumber
6 18 (4.44%) Git (software)
7 16 (3.95%) Eclipse
7 16 (3.95%) Subversion
8 11 (2.72%) Maven
9 8 (1.98%) ClearQuest
9 8 (1.98%) Hudson
10 7 (1.73%) Selenium
11 6 (1.48%) ClearCase
12 5 (1.23%) Build Forge
13 4 (0.99%) Ant
13 4 (0.99%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (0.99%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.99%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 3 (0.74%) Toad
General
1 101 (24.94%) Finance
2 53 (13.09%) Banking
3 28 (6.91%) Retail
4 11 (2.72%) Publishing
5 6 (1.48%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.99%) Back Office
6 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.99%) Front Office
7 2 (0.49%) Billing
7 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (23.95%) Developer
2 77 (19.01%) Administrator
3 76 (18.77%) Java Developer
4 57 (14.07%) WebSphere Administrator
5 35 (8.64%) Consultant
6 30 (7.41%) Analyst
7 29 (7.16%) WebSphere Specialist
8 25 (6.17%) Server Administrator
9 22 (5.43%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
10 20 (4.94%) WebSphere Consultant
11 19 (4.69%) WebSphere Engineer
12 18 (4.44%) Agile Developer
12 18 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
12 18 (4.44%) Architect
12 18 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (4.20%) J2EE Developer
14 16 (3.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 14 (3.46%) AWS Developer
15 14 (3.46%) Java Engineer
15 14 (3.46%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (35.06%) J2EE
2 126 (31.11%) Middleware
3 92 (22.72%) WebSphere MQ
4 85 (20.99%) Web Services
5 84 (20.74%) XML
6 63 (15.56%) Spring
7 55 (13.58%) IBM Integration Bus
8 54 (13.33%) EJB
9 52 (12.84%) HTML
10 51 (12.59%) SOAP
11 42 (10.37%) JSP
12 36 (8.89%) JSON
13 35 (8.64%) Hibernate
14 31 (7.65%) JDBC
14 31 (7.65%) REST
15 29 (7.16%) XSLT
16 26 (6.42%) HTML5
17 24 (5.93%) CSS
18 23 (5.68%) JMS
19 22 (5.43%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
1 59 (14.57%) DataPower
2 41 (10.12%) Clustering
3 14 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.96%) Private Cloud
5 11 (2.72%) iSeries
5 11 (2.72%) IVR
6 9 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.98%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.99%) Biometrics
9 4 (0.99%) Derivative
9 4 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.99%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.99%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.74%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.74%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.74%) PKI
10 3 (0.74%) Replication
11 2 (0.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 168 (41.48%) Linux
1 168 (41.48%) Unix
2 101 (24.94%) AIX
3 56 (13.83%) Windows
4 54 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (11.85%) Solaris
6 30 (7.41%) Windows Server
7 26 (6.42%) OS/390
8 22 (5.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 10 (2.47%) zOS
10 7 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (1.73%) SUSE
11 5 (1.23%) CentOS
11 5 (1.23%) HPUX
12 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (19.01%) ITIL
3 43 (10.62%) Configuration Management
4 34 (8.40%) OO
5 32 (7.90%) Change Management
5 32 (7.90%) DevOps
5 32 (7.90%) E-Commerce
5 32 (7.90%) TDD
6 30 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 29 (7.16%) High Availability
8 28 (6.91%) SOA
9 27 (6.67%) BDD
9 27 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 25 (6.17%) Release Management
10 25 (6.17%) Software Engineering
10 25 (6.17%) Web Development
11 24 (5.93%) Load Balancing
12 22 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (4.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 216 (53.33%) Java
2 92 (22.72%) Perl
3 84 (20.74%) SQL
4 68 (16.79%) Shell Script
5 66 (16.30%) Jython
6 39 (9.63%) JavaScript
7 38 (9.38%) Python
8 25 (6.17%) Bash Shell
9 24 (5.93%) C
10 21 (5.19%) C++
11 17 (4.20%) Korn
12 12 (2.96%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.99%) PHP
14 2 (0.49%) COBOL
14 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (0.25%) C#
15 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.41%) Degree
3 27 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (2.96%) Sun Certification
6 9 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.23%) ISEB
8 3 (0.74%) MBA
9 2 (0.49%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.95%) QA
2 10 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.23%) SEPA
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.72%) Docker
4 5 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.23%) vSphere
5 2 (0.49%) Firmware
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.49%) RACF
5 2 (0.49%) Squid
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (12.10%) Puppet
2 22 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (3.95%) CA Wily
4 10 (2.47%) Ansible
4 10 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.73%) BladeLogic
6 5 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (1.23%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.99%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.49%) DameWare
8 2 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.49%) nmon
8 2 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 232 (57.28%) IBM
2 145 (35.80%) Oracle
3 43 (10.62%) Red Hat
4 40 (9.88%) Microsoft
5 37 (9.14%) Sun
6 36 (8.89%) Axway
7 26 (6.42%) ATG
7 26 (6.42%) HP
7 26 (6.42%) VMware
8 22 (5.43%) AppDynamics
9 18 (4.44%) Informatica
9 18 (4.44%) Siebel
10 17 (4.20%) Fujitsu
11 7 (1.73%) CA
12 6 (1.48%) Splunk
12 6 (1.48%) TIBCO
13 5 (1.23%) Adobe
13 5 (1.23%) hybris
13 5 (1.23%) Pega
14 4 (0.99%) Avaya
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