The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 105 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% - 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.24% - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £10.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+325.00% -78.49%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
402 337 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.63% 15.59% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 183 142
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 29
Average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 £19.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the West Midlands region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the West Midlands region.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (80.95%) Java
3 16 (76.19%) Oracle
4 15 (71.43%) Spring
4 15 (71.43%) Hibernate
5 13 (61.90%) J2EE
6 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 9 (42.86%) XML
6 9 (42.86%) Java EE
7 8 (38.10%) Maven
7 8 (38.10%) TDD
7 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
7 8 (38.10%) JBoss
7 8 (38.10%) JMS
7 8 (38.10%) WebLogic
7 8 (38.10%) JSP
7 8 (38.10%) Servlets
8 7 (33.33%) Web Services
8 7 (33.33%) Low Latency
8 7 (33.33%) Memory Management
8 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 7 (33.33%) OO
9 6 (28.57%) ATG
9 6 (28.57%) CMS
9 6 (28.57%) JMeter
9 6 (28.57%) Content Management
9 6 (28.57%) Endeca
9 6 (28.57%) QA
9 6 (28.57%) Load Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (38.10%) WebLogic
2 8 (38.10%) JBoss
3 6 (28.57%) Apache
3 6 (28.57%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Maven
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 6 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (9.52%) Hudson
3 2 (9.52%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Server Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Server Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Software Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) Hibernate
1 15 (71.43%) Spring
2 13 (61.90%) J2EE
3 9 (42.86%) XML
3 9 (42.86%) Java EE
4 8 (38.10%) JMS
4 8 (38.10%) JSP
4 8 (38.10%) Servlets
5 7 (33.33%) Web Services
6 6 (28.57%) JMX
6 6 (28.57%) XSLT
6 6 (28.57%) SOAP
6 6 (28.57%) Struts
6 6 (28.57%) JDBC
7 2 (9.52%) HTML
7 2 (9.52%) EJB
7 2 (9.52%) XML Schema
7 2 (9.52%) JAXP
7 2 (9.52%) JAXB
7 2 (9.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) iPad
2 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 3 (14.29%) DataPower
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) zOS
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) TDD
2 7 (33.33%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 7 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (28.57%) B2C
3 6 (28.57%) Content Management
3 6 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) AOP
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) B2B
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.76%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) HP
2 6 (28.57%) ATG
2 6 (28.57%) Endeca
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) BMC
4 1 (4.76%) SAP