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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 485 497 486
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 168 161 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.67% 1.55% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 97 65
Median daily rate £450 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £373
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £62.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.40% +113.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £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
10060 10417 10069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.59% 17.84% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6575 6532 5873
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 333 429
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +7 147 £463 +3.93% 14
London 0 55 £500 +21.21% 3
North West +33 31 £406 -4.41% 2
South East +13 25 £448 +2.87% 4
Scotland +28 19 £423 -8.64% 3
Yorkshire +11 18 £500 -4.76% 1
Manchester +7 16 £473 +6.17% 2
South Yorkshire +7 12 £550 +7.63% 1
Sheffield +4 12 £550 +7.63% 1
Glasgow +18 11 £425 -8.10% 1
Cheshire - 9 £325 -
Oxfordshire +2 8 £449 +5.58%
Tyne and Wear -29 8 £265 -57.25% 1
North East -30 8 £265 -56.55% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 8 £265 -57.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 7 £375 -21.05%
Milton Keynes +18 7 £375 -21.05%
Berkshire -2 7 £500 +11.11%
West Yorkshire +10 6 £465 -11.42%
Lancashire +14 5 - -
Edinburgh +7 5 £425 -7.10% 2
Chester - 5 £325 -
City of London +26 4 £431 -4.16%
East of England +7 4 £363 - 1
Oxford -4 4 £461 +8.52%
Bracknell -6 4 £500 -
Skelmersdale - 4 - -
Hampshire +2 3 £385 -11.49% 2
South West -5 3 £413 -14.94% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £420 -

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 379 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 222 (58.58%) IBM
3 197 (51.98%) Java
4 165 (43.54%) Linux
5 138 (36.41%) Unix
6 137 (36.15%) Oracle
7 131 (34.56%) J2EE
8 128 (33.77%) Middleware
9 114 (30.08%) WebLogic
10 99 (26.12%) AIX
10 99 (26.12%) Finance
11 93 (24.54%) SSL
12 88 (23.22%) HTTP
13 84 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
14 83 (21.90%) Apache
15 80 (21.11%) Web Services
15 80 (21.11%) WebSphere MQ
16 78 (20.58%) Perl
16 78 (20.58%) IBM HTTP Server
17 75 (19.79%) ITIL
18 72 (19.00%) JBoss
19 69 (18.21%) SQL
19 69 (18.21%) Jython
20 67 (17.68%) Shell Script
21 66 (17.41%) XML
22 60 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
23 57 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 56 (14.78%) DataPower
25 54 (14.25%) Spring
26 52 (13.72%) 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
1 379 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 114 (30.08%) WebLogic
3 83 (21.90%) Apache
4 78 (20.58%) IBM HTTP Server
5 72 (19.00%) JBoss
6 46 (12.14%) Tomcat
7 45 (11.87%) WebSphere Portal
8 30 (7.92%) WebLogic Portal
9 29 (7.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 26 (6.86%) FileNet
11 25 (6.60%) MQSeries
12 22 (5.80%) WebSphere Process Server
13 21 (5.54%) Tuxedo
14 19 (5.01%) Oracle Application Server
15 15 (3.96%) AquaLogic
16 10 (2.64%) IIS
17 9 (2.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 8 (2.11%) Confluence
18 8 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
19 7 (1.85%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 6 (1.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.32%) MS Project
3 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 15 (3.96%) OpenText MBPM
3 8 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.06%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.96%) Amazon S3
3 14 (3.69%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.79%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.26%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.26%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.26%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (24.54%) SSL
2 88 (23.22%) HTTP
3 41 (10.82%) LDAP
4 34 (8.97%) DNS
5 17 (4.49%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.69%) FTP
7 12 (3.17%) Firewall
8 10 (2.64%) HTTPS
9 7 (1.85%) Internet
9 7 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (1.85%) Network Security
10 3 (0.79%) NAS
10 3 (0.79%) SAN
11 2 (0.53%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.53%) Intranet
11 2 (0.53%) SSH
11 2 (0.53%) WinSCP
12 1 (0.26%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.19%) DB2
2 26 (6.86%) Oracle Database
3 18 (4.75%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.69%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.58%) Big Data
7 4 (1.06%) MySQL
8 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.53%) MS Access
9 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.53%) QlikView
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (12.40%) JUnit
2 36 (9.50%) Introscope
3 32 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 25 (6.60%) Git (software)
5 20 (5.28%) JIRA
5 20 (5.28%) Subversion
6 16 (4.22%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (2.64%) Maven
9 9 (2.37%) ClearQuest
9 9 (2.37%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.37%) Vagrant
10 8 (2.11%) Selenium
11 7 (1.85%) ClearCase
12 5 (1.32%) Build Forge
13 4 (1.06%) Hudson
14 3 (0.79%) LoadRunner
14 3 (0.79%) Rational Application Developer
15 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 99 (26.12%) Finance
2 49 (12.93%) Banking
3 21 (5.54%) Retail
4 9 (2.37%) Publishing
5 6 (1.58%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.58%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.32%) Front Office
7 4 (1.06%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (22.16%) Developer
2 78 (20.58%) Administrator
3 59 (15.57%) Java Developer
4 58 (15.30%) WebSphere Administrator
5 29 (7.65%) Consultant
6 25 (6.60%) WebSphere Engineer
6 25 (6.60%) WebSphere Specialist
7 24 (6.33%) Server Administrator
8 22 (5.80%) Architect
8 22 (5.80%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 21 (5.54%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (5.28%) Analyst
11 16 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.22%) WebSphere Consultant
12 14 (3.69%) Agile Developer
12 14 (3.69%) Agile Java Developer
13 13 (3.43%) J2EE Developer
13 13 (3.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 12 (3.17%) Applications Specialist
14 12 (3.17%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (34.56%) J2EE
2 128 (33.77%) Middleware
3 80 (21.11%) Web Services
3 80 (21.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 66 (17.41%) XML
5 54 (14.25%) Spring
6 42 (11.08%) EJB
6 42 (11.08%) IBM Integration Bus
6 42 (11.08%) SOAP
7 41 (10.82%) JSP
8 37 (9.76%) HTML
9 36 (9.50%) Hibernate
10 29 (7.65%) XSLT
11 28 (7.39%) JDBC
12 22 (5.80%) REST
13 21 (5.54%) JSON
14 20 (5.28%) JAXB
15 19 (5.01%) CSS
15 19 (5.01%) JMS
16 18 (4.75%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (14.78%) DataPower
3 44 (11.61%) Clustering
4 14 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.43%) IVR
6 10 (2.64%) Private Cloud
7 9 (2.37%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.32%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.06%) Biometrics
10 4 (1.06%) FMCG
10 4 (1.06%) iSeries
10 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.06%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.79%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.79%) Derivative
11 3 (0.79%) PKI
11 3 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 165 (43.54%) Linux
2 138 (36.41%) Unix
3 99 (26.12%) AIX
4 57 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (13.72%) Windows
6 43 (11.35%) Solaris
7 28 (7.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 25 (6.60%) Windows Server
9 20 (5.28%) OS/390
10 10 (2.64%) zOS
11 6 (1.58%) CentOS
11 6 (1.58%) SUSE
12 4 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.53%) HPUX
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.26%) Debian
14 1 (0.26%) Fedora
14 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (19.79%) ITIL
3 39 (10.29%) DevOps
4 35 (9.23%) High Availability
5 34 (8.97%) Configuration Management
6 31 (8.18%) SOA
7 30 (7.92%) OO
8 28 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (6.86%) E-Commerce
10 24 (6.33%) Change Management
10 24 (6.33%) Service Delivery
10 24 (6.33%) TDD
11 23 (6.07%) Software Engineering
12 22 (5.80%) Problem Management
12 22 (5.80%) Scrum
13 19 (5.01%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (4.75%) Release Management
14 18 (4.75%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (4.75%) Web Development
15 17 (4.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 197 (51.98%) Java
2 78 (20.58%) Perl
3 69 (18.21%) Jython
3 69 (18.21%) SQL
4 67 (17.68%) Shell Script
5 46 (12.14%) Python
6 27 (7.12%) JavaScript
7 23 (6.07%) Bash Shell
8 21 (5.54%) C
9 19 (5.01%) C++
10 16 (4.22%) Korn
11 10 (2.64%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.11%) PHP
13 3 (0.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 2 (0.53%) COBOL
14 2 (0.53%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.53%) Ruby
15 1 (0.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (7.92%) Degree
2 25 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.75%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (2.90%) Sun Certification
6 10 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.32%) ISEB
8 3 (0.79%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.79%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.49%) QA
2 10 (2.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.32%) SEPA
4 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.64%) Docker
2 10 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.58%) vSphere
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.79%) Sendmail
4 3 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.79%) XenServer
5 2 (0.53%) Firmware
5 2 (0.53%) RACF
5 2 (0.53%) Samba
5 2 (0.53%) Squid
5 2 (0.53%) Xen
6 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.26%) KVM
6 1 (0.26%) Postfix
6 1 (0.26%) qmail
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (9.23%) Puppet
2 22 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (5.01%) CA Wily
4 18 (4.75%) Ansible
5 10 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (2.37%) BladeLogic
7 6 (1.58%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.32%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.79%) Salt
11 2 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.53%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.53%) DameWare
11 2 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.53%) nmon
11 2 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.53%) Terraform
12 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 222 (58.58%) IBM
2 137 (36.15%) Oracle
3 37 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 32 (8.44%) Microsoft
5 31 (8.18%) Axway
6 30 (7.92%) ATG
6 30 (7.92%) Sun
7 25 (6.60%) VMware
8 24 (6.33%) HP
9 23 (6.07%) AppDynamics
10 16 (4.22%) Informatica
10 16 (4.22%) Siebel
11 15 (3.96%) Fujitsu
12 9 (2.37%) Adobe
13 8 (2.11%) CA
13 8 (2.11%) Pega
14 7 (1.85%) Splunk
15 6 (1.58%) BEA
15 6 (1.58%) hybris
15 6 (1.58%) TIBCO
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Cititec Associates Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago