Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 488 364 563
Rank change year-on-year -124 +199 +41
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 27 20 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.12% 0.093%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% 0.82% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 24
10th Percentile £446 £279 £464
25th Percentile £475 £425 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £524 £450 £513
Median % change year-on-year +16.39% -12.20% +2.50%
75th Percentile £619 £475 £538
90th Percentile £675 £498 £590
England median daily rate £523 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 4,085 2,440 6,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.77% 15.03% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,869 1,692 4,510
10th Percentile £335 £320 £308
25th Percentile £425 £420 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 47
10th Percentile £16.05 £15.25 £12.89
25th Percentile £21.25 £22.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate £34.75 £32.47 £20.89
Median % change year-on-year +7.01% +55.45% +1.90%
75th Percentile £57.50 £49.19 £34.80
90th Percentile £69.58 £59.75 £48.70
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% -2.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram 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 26 July 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 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 27 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (70.37%) Tomcat
3 18 (66.67%) Java
4 17 (62.96%) Middleware
5 16 (59.26%) Windows
6 15 (55.56%) Oracle
7 14 (51.85%) Linux
8 13 (48.15%) Puppet
9 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (44.44%) Ansible
9 12 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (44.44%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (40.74%) Terraform
10 11 (40.74%) GCP
10 11 (40.74%) KVM
10 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (40.74%) Multicast
10 11 (40.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (40.74%) GitHub
10 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
10 11 (40.74%) iSCSI
10 11 (40.74%) Google
10 11 (40.74%) Xen
10 11 (40.74%) VMware
10 11 (40.74%) FCoE
10 11 (40.74%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (40.74%) NAS
10 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
10 11 (40.74%) SRDF

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 27 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (70.37%) Tomcat
3 7 (25.93%) Confluence
3 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
4 4 (14.81%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (7.41%) Apache
5 2 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (7.41%) JBoss
5 2 (7.41%) nginx
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.70%) FileNet
6 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.70%) IIS
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) GCP
1 11 (40.74%) GitHub
2 6 (22.22%) AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Azure
3 4 (14.81%) IaaS
3 4 (14.81%) PaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Nexus
1 11 (40.74%) FCoE
1 11 (40.74%) Fibre Channel
1 11 (40.74%) iSCSI
1 11 (40.74%) LAN
1 11 (40.74%) Multicast
1 11 (40.74%) NAS
1 11 (40.74%) SAN
1 11 (40.74%) WAN
2 7 (25.93%) SSL
3 2 (7.41%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 6 (22.22%) HBase
2 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.93%) IBM UrbanCode
3 7 (25.93%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) Ant
5 1 (3.70%) CircleCI
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) Gradle
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 9 (33.33%) Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Social Skills
4 3 (11.11%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Applications Specialist
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Specialist
5 5 (18.52%) Server Specialist
5 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 3 (11.11%) Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) AWS Architect
7 2 (7.41%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Middleware Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Azure Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Backend Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) Middleware
2 5 (18.52%) Node.js
3 4 (14.81%) Java EE
3 4 (14.81%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) JSP
5 2 (7.41%) LDAP
5 2 (7.41%) Spring
5 2 (7.41%) XSLT
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) DOM
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) JAX-WS
6 1 (3.70%) JDBC
6 1 (3.70%) JMS
6 1 (3.70%) Servlets
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) SPNEGO
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) DataPower
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Solaris
4 3 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
1 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (37.04%) Benchmarking
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Model Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Technology Roadmap
5 3 (11.11%) Thought Leadership
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Project Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.70%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) Process Management
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.41%) Java 8
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Jython
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
1 11 (40.74%) KVM
1 11 (40.74%) NFS
1 11 (40.74%) SRDF
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (40.74%) Xen
2 7 (25.93%) Docker
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Puppet
2 12 (44.44%) Ansible
3 11 (40.74%) Terraform
4 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) EMC
2 11 (40.74%) Google
2 11 (40.74%) NetApp
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) IBM
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) Sybase
6 5 (18.52%) MuleSoft
7 1 (3.70%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.70%) BEA
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat