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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 18 August 2022 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 525 520 345
Rank change year-on-year -5 -175 +222
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 74 22 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.070% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.51% 0.53% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 15 12
10th Percentile £475 £443 £279
25th Percentile £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £523 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.05% +16.11% -10.00%
75th Percentile £611 £619 £475
90th Percentile £671 £683 £498
England median daily rate £588 £524 £481
% change year-on-year +12.17% +8.83% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £74.18 - -
Median hourly rate £74.35 - -
75th Percentile £74.53 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £74.35 - -

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 4,910 4,122 2,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.41% 13.12% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,448 2,887 1,385
10th Percentile £363 £331 £313
25th Percentile £454 £430 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £713
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 20
10th Percentile £16.00 £16.39 £15.00
25th Percentile £25.50 £20.75 £23.25
Median hourly rate £43.25 £29.75 £32.47
Median % change year-on-year +45.38% -8.38% +62.36%
75th Percentile £67.81 £49.25 £44.06
90th Percentile £75.60 £68.02 £58.05
England median hourly rate £30.25 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year +34.44% +12.19% +0.28%

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -27 1 £550 - 2
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 74 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 51 (68.92%) IBM
3 45 (60.81%) Middleware
4 37 (50.00%) Java
4 37 (50.00%) Linux
5 29 (39.19%) Tomcat
6 27 (36.49%) Windows
6 27 (36.49%) WebLogic
7 26 (35.14%) Unix
8 25 (33.78%) DevOps
9 23 (31.08%) SSL
10 22 (29.73%) HTTP
10 22 (29.73%) Finance
11 21 (28.38%) SQL
11 21 (28.38%) DataPower
12 20 (27.03%) WebSphere MQ
12 20 (27.03%) Single Sign-On
13 19 (25.68%) IBM HTTP Server
13 19 (25.68%) Azure
13 19 (25.68%) Bash
14 18 (24.32%) Eclipse
15 17 (22.97%) IBM Integration Bus
15 17 (22.97%) Ansible
16 16 (21.62%) Private Cloud
16 16 (21.62%) AWS
16 16 (21.62%) IBM UrbanCode
17 15 (20.27%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 15 (20.27%) Security Hardening
17 15 (20.27%) Oracle
17 15 (20.27%) ITIL

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 74 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 29 (39.19%) Tomcat
3 27 (36.49%) WebLogic
4 19 (25.68%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (13.51%) Apache
6 9 (12.16%) IIS
7 7 (9.46%) Confluence
8 6 (8.11%) SAS
9 5 (6.76%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (6.76%) JBoss
10 2 (2.70%) Apache Solr
10 2 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
11 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Magento
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (2.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.68%) Azure
2 16 (21.62%) AWS
3 9 (12.16%) OpenShift
3 9 (12.16%) PaaS
4 6 (8.11%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (8.11%) SoftLayer
5 5 (6.76%) CloudBees
5 5 (6.76%) GitHub
5 5 (6.76%) IaaS
6 2 (2.70%) Attraqt
6 2 (2.70%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (2.70%) BigCommerce
6 2 (2.70%) CloudTest
6 2 (2.70%) SaaS
6 2 (2.70%) SAP Commerce Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) SpeedCurve
7 1 (1.35%) Commercetools
7 1 (1.35%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Serverless
7 1 (1.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.08%) SSL
2 22 (29.73%) HTTP
3 12 (16.22%) Firewall
4 7 (9.46%) SAN
5 6 (8.11%) FTP
6 5 (6.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.05%) BGP
7 3 (4.05%) DNS
7 3 (4.05%) MPLS
7 3 (4.05%) OSPF
7 3 (4.05%) VLAN
7 3 (4.05%) VPN
8 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.70%) DB2
5 2 (2.70%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) DataStage
6 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) Eclipse
2 16 (21.62%) IBM UrbanCode
3 10 (13.51%) JIRA
4 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
5 8 (10.81%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.76%) SonarQube
7 3 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.05%) Gradle
7 3 (4.05%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.05%) Maven
7 3 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (4.05%) Subversion
8 2 (2.70%) JMeter
8 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.70%) NeoLoad
8 2 (2.70%) WebPageTest
9 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.35%) Gatling
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Social Skills
3 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.41%) Legal
5 3 (4.05%) Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Architect
2 13 (17.57%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) WebSphere Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Consultant
3 10 (13.51%) Middleware Developer
4 8 (10.81%) WebSphere Consultant
5 7 (9.46%) Middleware Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.11%) WebLogic Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Applications Specialist
7 5 (6.76%) Middleware Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) WebLogic Developer
7 5 (6.76%) WebSphere Developer
7 5 (6.76%) WebSphere Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Server Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.81%) Middleware
2 20 (27.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (22.97%) IBM Integration Bus
4 8 (10.81%) jQuery
4 8 (10.81%) REST
5 5 (6.76%) JDBC
5 5 (6.76%) JSON
5 5 (6.76%) Kafka
5 5 (6.76%) React
5 5 (6.76%) SOAP
5 5 (6.76%) Spring
5 5 (6.76%) Spring Boot
6 4 (5.41%) .NET
6 4 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (5.41%) LDAP
6 4 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.05%) JSP
7 3 (4.05%) Node.js
7 3 (4.05%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) DataPower
2 16 (21.62%) Private Cloud
3 10 (13.51%) Clustering
4 6 (8.11%) Mainframe
5 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.05%) User Experience
6 3 (4.05%) Wiki
7 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.00%) Linux
2 27 (36.49%) Windows
3 26 (35.14%) Unix
4 13 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.16%) zOS
7 3 (4.05%) AIX
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.70%) HPUX
8 2 (2.70%) Solaris
8 2 (2.70%) VMS
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) DevOps
2 15 (20.27%) ITIL
2 15 (20.27%) Security Hardening
2 15 (20.27%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 13 (17.57%) Agile
3 13 (17.57%) Project Delivery
4 10 (13.51%) Microservices
5 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.46%) CI/CD
7 7 (9.46%) ITSM
7 7 (9.46%) Service Management
7 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
8 6 (8.11%) IT Strategy
8 6 (8.11%) OWASP
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (8.11%) Technology Strategy
9 5 (6.76%) ATDD
9 5 (6.76%) BDD
9 5 (6.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) Java
2 21 (28.38%) SQL
3 19 (25.68%) Bash
4 11 (14.86%) Perl
5 6 (8.11%) Python
6 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.70%) AWK
7 2 (2.70%) Bicep
7 2 (2.70%) C
7 2 (2.70%) Jython
8 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) CEH
1 5 (6.76%) CISM
1 5 (6.76%) CISSP
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) OpenAM
2 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) Docker
3 1 (1.35%) OpenDJ
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (27.03%) Single Sign-On
2 17 (22.97%) Ansible
3 7 (9.46%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.05%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) WSUS
5 2 (2.70%) Grafana
5 2 (2.70%) Terraform
5 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.35%) Control-M
6 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 51 (68.92%) IBM
2 15 (20.27%) Oracle
3 14 (18.92%) Dynatrace
4 12 (16.22%) CyberArk
4 12 (16.22%) Splunk
5 6 (8.11%) Ab Initio
5 6 (8.11%) F5
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco
6 5 (6.76%) ForgeRock
6 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.05%) Citrix
8 2 (2.70%) Adobe
8 2 (2.70%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.70%) Google
8 2 (2.70%) New Relic
8 2 (2.70%) Okta
8 2 (2.70%) Ping Identity
8 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.70%) SAP
8 2 (2.70%) TOWER Software