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 3 months to 25 June 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.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 347 386
Rank change year-on-year -40 +39  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 31 77 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.36% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 1.94% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 51 33
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £393 £425
% change year-on-year +17.83% -7.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +1.40%  

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3489 3978 4358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.05% 18.61% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2450 2872 2903
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 102
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £34.54 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in London

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in London

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London -4 5 £450 +5.88%
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 53 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 27 (50.94%) Java
3 26 (49.06%) IBM
3 26 (49.06%) Middleware
4 24 (45.28%) Oracle
5 17 (32.08%) J2EE
5 17 (32.08%) Linux
6 15 (28.30%) Web Services
7 14 (26.42%) Unix
7 14 (26.42%) WebSphere MQ
7 14 (26.42%) Finance
8 13 (24.53%) Banking
8 13 (24.53%) IIS
8 13 (24.53%) AIX
8 13 (24.53%) ITIL
9 12 (22.64%) SSL
9 12 (22.64%) Shell Script
10 11 (20.75%) ATG
10 11 (20.75%) Apache
10 11 (20.75%) JBoss
10 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
10 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
11 10 (18.87%) JDBC
11 10 (18.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 9 (16.98%) SOAP
12 9 (16.98%) DB2
12 9 (16.98%) Perl
12 9 (16.98%) DNS
12 9 (16.98%) iPad
12 9 (16.98%) REST

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 53 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (24.53%) IIS
3 11 (20.75%) Apache
3 11 (20.75%) JBoss
4 7 (13.21%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
5 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
5 6 (11.32%) WebLogic
6 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (5.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Mule
8 2 (3.77%) Confluence
8 2 (3.77%) Documentum
8 2 (3.77%) iPlanet
8 2 (3.77%) MS Project Server
8 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) SSL
2 9 (16.98%) DNS
3 8 (15.09%) Internet
4 5 (9.43%) HTTP
5 3 (5.66%) Firewall
5 3 (5.66%) FTP
6 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) DB2
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Introscope
1 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.55%) Maven
2 3 (5.66%) Ant
2 3 (5.66%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (3.77%) JUnit
4 1 (1.89%) Build Forge
4 1 (1.89%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Gradle
4 1 (1.89%) gulp
4 1 (1.89%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Back Office
5 2 (3.77%) International Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Law
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Architect
3 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) WebSphere Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Server Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Applications Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Applications Support
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Middleware Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Server Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Server Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) PowerShell Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) Middleware
2 17 (32.08%) J2EE
3 15 (28.30%) Web Services
4 14 (26.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (18.87%) JDBC
6 9 (16.98%) REST
6 9 (16.98%) SOAP
7 7 (13.21%) IBM Integration Bus
7 7 (13.21%) XML
8 6 (11.32%) JMS
8 6 (11.32%) Spring
9 5 (9.43%) HTML
10 4 (7.55%) CSS
10 4 (7.55%) EJB
10 4 (7.55%) Java EE
10 4 (7.55%) JSP
10 4 (7.55%) Servlets
11 3 (5.66%) .NET
11 3 (5.66%) FpML
12 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) iPad
2 8 (15.09%) Virtual Team
3 6 (11.32%) DataPower
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Derivative
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Linux
2 14 (26.42%) Unix
3 13 (24.53%) AIX
4 10 (18.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 8 (15.09%) Windows
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
7 6 (11.32%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (5.66%) SUSE
9 2 (3.77%) Solaris
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.77%) zOS
10 1 (1.89%) Android
10 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.98%) High Availability
3 9 (16.98%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.09%) B2C
4 8 (15.09%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (15.09%) Load Testing
4 8 (15.09%) Software Architecture
5 7 (13.21%) Change Management
5 7 (13.21%) Service Management
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL V3
6 6 (11.32%) ITSM
7 5 (9.43%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.66%) BDD
8 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.66%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) Shell Script
3 9 (16.98%) Perl
4 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
5 6 (11.32%) SQL
6 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.55%) Jython
7 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.55%) Python
8 3 (5.66%) Korn
8 3 (5.66%) PHP
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) C#
9 1 (1.89%) Groovy
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) VB
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.89%) VB6
9 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
2 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.77%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Puppet
2 4 (7.55%) Ansible
3 3 (5.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.89%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) IBM
2 24 (45.28%) Oracle
3 11 (20.75%) ATG
4 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.32%) VMware
6 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.66%) Adobe
7 3 (5.66%) Google
8 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.89%) Kony
9 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.89%) Pega
9 1 (1.89%) Splunk
9 1 (1.89%) Sybase
9 1 (1.89%) Yahoo!
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