Period
to 12 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 months to 12 April 2021 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.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
England > London
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 413 441 567
Rank change year-on-year +28 +126 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 15 14 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.070% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.49% 0.38% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 24
10th Percentile " £425 £413
25th Percentile £513 £458 £489
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £538 £581 £538
90th Percentile " £653 £575
England median daily rate £525 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% +8.11%

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

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3,077 3,683 6,927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.27% 15.10% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,204 2,554 4,888
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
25th Percentile £413 £406 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +2.15% -2.11% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 39
10th Percentile £19.80 £15.00 £18.05
25th Percentile £23.00 £15.25 £18.88
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £24.11
Median % change year-on-year +70.00% +3.69% +17.61%
75th Percentile £57.50 £36.34 £38.13
90th Percentile £70.21 £57.50 £49.76
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.90 £18.00
% change year-on-year +25.63% +10.56% -1.65%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in London

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in London.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in London

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in London.

Hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in London

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 12 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 1 - - 2
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (93.33%) Tomcat
3 11 (73.33%) Java
4 9 (60.00%) Oracle
5 8 (53.33%) Middleware
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) Windows
7 6 (40.00%) Linux
7 6 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
7 6 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (33.33%) Java EE
8 5 (33.33%) Spring
8 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 5 (33.33%) JBoss
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (26.67%) SAX
9 4 (26.67%) Python
9 4 (26.67%) NFS
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco
9 4 (26.67%) IBM
9 4 (26.67%) Solaris
9 4 (26.67%) JMS
9 4 (26.67%) LAN
9 4 (26.67%) WAN
9 4 (26.67%) .NET
9 4 (26.67%) Sybase
9 4 (26.67%) Ant
9 4 (26.67%) JUnit

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (93.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (33.33%) JBoss
4 4 (26.67%) GlassFish
5 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (13.33%) nginx
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (6.67%) Apache
7 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (6.67%) FileNet
7 1 (6.67%) IIS
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Azure
1 4 (26.67%) GCP
1 4 (26.67%) GitHub
2 3 (20.00%) IaaS
2 3 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (26.67%) FCoE
1 4 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (26.67%) iSCSI
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) Multicast
1 4 (26.67%) NAS
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (26.67%) HBase
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (20.00%) DB2
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Ant
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
1 4 (26.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (26.67%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Pega Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
6 1 (6.67%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.67%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Azure Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Pega Architect
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (33.33%) Java EE
3 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) DOM
4 4 (26.67%) JDBC
4 4 (26.67%) JMS
4 4 (26.67%) JSP
4 4 (26.67%) SAX
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js
6 1 (6.67%) Kafka
6 1 (6.67%) OpenJDK
6 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Credit Risk
1 4 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (13.33%) DataPower
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (26.67%) Benchmarking
3 4 (26.67%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Model Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Technology Roadmap
4 3 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (26.67%) Java 8
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) XPath
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (26.67%) KVM
1 4 (26.67%) NFS
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (26.67%) SRDF
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (26.67%) Xen
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
1 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
1 4 (26.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 4 (26.67%) Google
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) MuleSoft
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) Sybase
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Pega
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat