The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
UK / England
Rank 474 471 441
Rank change year-on-year -3 -30  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 92 144 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.27% 1.70% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 83 75
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £584 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +5.45% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7253 8446 8560
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.50% 17.21% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4746 5412 5132
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 211 323
Median hourly rate £18.59 £19.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.05% +0.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in England

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in England

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in England

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in England

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
South East +17 30 £465 +3.33% 2
London -10 22 £425 -8.60% 5
South West +8 11 - - 1
Yorkshire +23 8 £458 +35.55%
North West +8 8 £368 -13.52%
East of England -1 8 £375 -16.66%
East Midlands -6 2 £450 +21.62%
North East -13 2 £405 +33.88%
West Midlands +14 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
UK

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 216 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 115 (53.24%) IBM
3 105 (48.61%) Java
4 87 (40.28%) JBoss
5 81 (37.50%) Linux
6 74 (34.26%) Oracle
7 71 (32.87%) SQL
8 70 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (30.09%) WebSphere MQ
10 53 (24.54%) J2EE
10 53 (24.54%) Spring
11 51 (23.61%) Middleware
11 51 (23.61%) Red Hat
12 48 (22.22%) Jenkins
13 47 (21.76%) DevOps
13 47 (21.76%) WebLogic
13 47 (21.76%) Unix
14 45 (20.83%) AIX
15 43 (19.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 40 (18.52%) Web Services
17 38 (17.59%) Shell Script
17 38 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (17.13%) XML
18 37 (17.13%) JSP
18 37 (17.13%) JavaScript
18 37 (17.13%) JMS
18 37 (17.13%) Java EE
19 36 (16.67%) Finance
20 35 (16.20%) Tomcat
20 35 (16.20%) Apache

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 216 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 87 (40.28%) JBoss
3 47 (21.76%) WebLogic
4 35 (16.20%) Apache
4 35 (16.20%) Tomcat
5 23 (10.65%) WebSphere Process Server
6 21 (9.72%) IBM HTTP Server
7 19 (8.80%) Apache Geronimo
7 19 (8.80%) Apache TomEE
8 14 (6.48%) CMS
8 14 (6.48%) Confluence
9 11 (5.09%) IIS
10 10 (4.63%) Alfresco
11 9 (4.17%) WebSphere Portal
12 7 (3.24%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (3.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (2.78%) FileNet
14 5 (2.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (2.31%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 15 (6.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (3.24%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (2.31%) Maximo
4 3 (1.39%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.46%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.04%) GitHub
2 11 (5.09%) IBM Cloud
3 9 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.24%) PaaS
5 6 (2.78%) Bluemix
6 5 (2.31%) SoftLayer
7 4 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.93%) Google Checkout
8 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.20%) SSL
2 24 (11.11%) HTTP
3 17 (7.87%) DNS
4 15 (6.94%) LDAP
5 13 (6.02%) Internet
6 12 (5.56%) Firewall
7 11 (5.09%) TCP/IP
8 9 (4.17%) SMTP
9 7 (3.24%) FTP
10 6 (2.78%) Network Security
11 5 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.85%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.93%) SNMP
14 1 (0.46%) DHCP
14 1 (0.46%) Intranet
14 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.89%) DB2
2 15 (6.94%) Endeca
2 15 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.48%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.24%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.24%) IBM BigInsights
5 7 (3.24%) Neo4j
6 5 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 32 (14.81%) Maven
3 31 (14.35%) JUnit
4 24 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 22 (10.19%) Mockito
6 18 (8.33%) JIRA
7 15 (6.94%) Selenium
8 14 (6.48%) Rational Application Developer
9 12 (5.56%) Eclipse
10 9 (4.17%) Gradle
10 9 (4.17%) Subversion
11 7 (3.24%) Ant
11 7 (3.24%) Git (software)
11 7 (3.24%) gulp
11 7 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (1.85%) Hudson
13 4 (1.85%) Introscope
14 3 (1.39%) SoapUI
15 2 (0.93%) AccuRev
General
1 36 (16.67%) Finance
2 24 (11.11%) Banking
3 11 (5.09%) Law
4 10 (4.63%) Publishing
5 7 (3.24%) Billing
6 6 (2.78%) Retail
7 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.39%) Legal
8 3 (1.39%) Marketing
9 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Automotive
10 1 (0.46%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) Front Office
10 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 64 (29.63%) Developer
2 46 (21.30%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.50%) Architect
4 26 (12.04%) Administrator
5 20 (9.26%) WebSphere Specialist
6 19 (8.80%) WebSphere Administrator
7 16 (7.41%) Server Administrator
8 15 (6.94%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 14 (6.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (6.02%) Consultant
10 13 (6.02%) Software Developer
11 12 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
11 12 (5.56%) Java Engineer
11 12 (5.56%) Server Specialist
12 11 (5.09%) Java Software Developer
13 10 (4.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 10 (4.63%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (4.63%) Oracle Developer
13 10 (4.63%) Software Engineer
13 10 (4.63%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (30.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 53 (24.54%) J2EE
2 53 (24.54%) Spring
3 51 (23.61%) Middleware
4 40 (18.52%) Web Services
5 37 (17.13%) Java EE
5 37 (17.13%) JMS
5 37 (17.13%) JSP
5 37 (17.13%) XML
6 35 (16.20%) IBM Integration Bus
7 33 (15.28%) SOAP
8 32 (14.81%) Struts
9 25 (11.57%) Hibernate
10 24 (11.11%) HTML
11 23 (10.65%) Servlets
12 21 (9.72%) JDBC
13 20 (9.26%) CSS
14 17 (7.87%) Ajax
15 16 (7.41%) XSLT
16 12 (5.56%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.80%) iPad
3 16 (7.41%) Clustering
4 15 (6.94%) DataPower
5 12 (5.56%) Virtual Team
6 11 (5.09%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.39%) Derivative
8 3 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.93%) iSeries
9 2 (0.93%) Replication
10 1 (0.46%) AS400
10 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.46%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.46%) PKI
10 1 (0.46%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 81 (37.50%) Linux
2 47 (21.76%) Unix
3 45 (20.83%) AIX
4 43 (19.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (7.87%) Windows
6 11 (5.09%) Solaris
7 10 (4.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 10 (4.63%) Windows Server
8 8 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.85%) SUSE
9 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.39%) OS/390
10 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.93%) zOS
12 1 (0.46%) Android
12 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.46%) CentOS
12 1 (0.46%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.76%) DevOps
3 38 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (16.20%) Unit Testing
5 31 (14.35%) OO
6 29 (13.43%) TDD
7 28 (12.96%) E-Commerce
8 27 (12.50%) Scrum
9 23 (10.65%) BPEL
9 23 (10.65%) ITIL
10 22 (10.19%) Pair Programming
11 21 (9.72%) BPMN
11 21 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (9.26%) Configuration Management
12 20 (9.26%) Open Source
13 18 (8.33%) High Availability
14 17 (7.87%) Analytics
15 16 (7.41%) Migration
16 15 (6.94%) Software Architecture
17 14 (6.48%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 105 (48.61%) Java
2 71 (32.87%) SQL
3 38 (17.59%) Shell Script
4 37 (17.13%) JavaScript
5 29 (13.43%) Bash Shell
6 23 (10.65%) Perl
7 15 (6.94%) Jython
8 8 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.70%) Python
9 7 (3.24%) Korn
10 4 (1.85%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.39%) PHP
12 2 (0.93%) C
12 2 (0.93%) C#
12 2 (0.93%) VB
12 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.93%) VB6
13 1 (0.46%) C++
13 1 (0.46%) Groovy
13 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.85%) Degree
4 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.93%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.46%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.94%) QA
2 6 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.24%) Docker
4 6 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 30 (13.89%) Puppet
2 16 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.56%) Ansible
4 11 (5.09%) Oracle Identity Management
4 11 (5.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (4.17%) Tivoli
6 7 (3.24%) ZABBIX
7 6 (2.78%) Salt
8 5 (2.31%) Forum Sentry
9 3 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.93%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 115 (53.24%) IBM
2 74 (34.26%) Oracle
3 51 (23.61%) Red Hat
4 17 (7.87%) HP
5 15 (6.94%) ATG
5 15 (6.94%) Axway
5 15 (6.94%) Informatica
5 15 (6.94%) Siebel
5 15 (6.94%) VMware
6 13 (6.02%) Splunk
7 12 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.70%) Sun
9 7 (3.24%) NetCracker
10 6 (2.78%) Comptel
10 6 (2.78%) Veracode
11 5 (2.31%) Adobe
11 5 (2.31%) MuleSoft
11 5 (2.31%) Sybase
12 4 (1.85%) Google
13 3 (1.39%) Kony
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