Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 574 520 536
Rank change year-on-year -54 +16 -33
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 53 87 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% 1.05% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 36
London median daily rate £498 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% -2.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £412 £336 £363
90th Percentile £630 £614 £594
England median daily rate £463 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +6.02% +2.65% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 7,998 8,321 7,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.21% 19.78% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,761 5,729 5,159
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £644 £625 £613
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 106 102
London median hourly rate £21.71 £18.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.04% -17.58% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £53.13 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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 -7 13 £498 +10.56% 2
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 35 (66.04%) Java
3 27 (50.94%) Oracle
3 27 (50.94%) Web Services
4 25 (47.17%) J2EE
5 22 (41.51%) JBoss
6 21 (39.62%) E-Commerce
6 21 (39.62%) SOAP
7 20 (37.74%) JDBC
8 19 (35.85%) ATG
8 19 (35.85%) Banking
8 19 (35.85%) REST
9 18 (33.96%) iPad
10 17 (32.08%) Internet
10 17 (32.08%) IBM
10 17 (32.08%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (30.19%) High Availability
12 15 (28.30%) Software Architecture
12 15 (28.30%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (28.30%) B2C
12 15 (28.30%) DevOps
12 15 (28.30%) Virtual Team
13 12 (22.64%) Linux
13 12 (22.64%) QA
13 12 (22.64%) Load Testing
13 12 (22.64%) Strategic Thinking
14 11 (20.75%) Spring
14 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
15 10 (18.87%) Git (software)

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 22 (41.51%) JBoss
3 8 (15.09%) Apache
4 7 (13.21%) WebLogic
5 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
6 4 (7.55%) IIS
6 4 (7.55%) MQSeries
7 2 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (3.77%) CMS
7 2 (3.77%) FileNet
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.89%) Confluence
8 1 (1.89%) CoreMedia CMS
8 1 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.89%) Mule
8 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.77%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) GitHub
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) SSL
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
4 1 (1.89%) HTTP
4 1 (1.89%) Intranet
4 1 (1.89%) LDAP
4 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) DB2
2 3 (5.66%) Big Data
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (1.89%) Endeca
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (1.89%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.89%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.89%) QlikView
4 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
2 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.98%) Maven
4 7 (13.21%) Subversion
5 5 (9.43%) Ant
6 4 (7.55%) JIRA
7 3 (5.66%) JUnit
8 2 (3.77%) Build Forge
8 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.77%) Introscope
8 2 (3.77%) Selenium
9 1 (1.89%) Gradle
9 1 (1.89%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (1.89%) Log4j
9 1 (1.89%) Mockito
9 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.89%) Toad
9 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 19 (35.85%) Banking
2 8 (15.09%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.89%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (5.66%) HTML Developer
5 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.66%) UI Developer
5 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) Angular Developer
6 2 (3.77%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (3.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) Web Services
2 25 (47.17%) J2EE
3 21 (39.62%) SOAP
4 20 (37.74%) JDBC
5 19 (35.85%) REST
6 11 (20.75%) Spring
7 9 (16.98%) HTML
8 7 (13.21%) CSS
9 6 (11.32%) Hibernate
9 6 (11.32%) Java EE
9 6 (11.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (11.32%) XML
10 5 (9.43%) Middleware
11 4 (7.55%) Ajax
11 4 (7.55%) HTML5
11 4 (7.55%) JPA
11 4 (7.55%) jQuery
11 4 (7.55%) JSP
11 4 (7.55%) RESTful
11 4 (7.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) iPad
2 15 (28.30%) Virtual Team
3 5 (9.43%) DataPower
4 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.55%) User Experience
5 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.77%) Clustering
6 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.77%) PACS
7 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.89%) PKI
7 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Unix
3 8 (15.09%) Windows
4 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) CentOS
6 1 (1.89%) Debian
6 1 (1.89%) HPUX
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) SUSE
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) E-Commerce
2 17 (32.08%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (30.19%) High Availability
4 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.30%) B2C
4 15 (28.30%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (28.30%) DevOps
4 15 (28.30%) Software Architecture
5 12 (22.64%) Load Testing
5 12 (22.64%) Strategic Thinking
6 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.43%) BDD
7 5 (9.43%) Migration
7 5 (9.43%) SOA
7 5 (9.43%) TDD
7 5 (9.43%) Web Development
8 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.66%) Build Automation
9 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.66%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) Bash Shell
3 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.09%) Perl
3 8 (15.09%) Python
4 5 (9.43%) Ruby
5 2 (3.77%) Groovy
5 2 (3.77%) XPath
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SEPA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Docker
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Ansible
2 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.77%) Nagios
3 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.89%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.89%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Oracle
2 19 (35.85%) ATG
3 17 (32.08%) IBM
4 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.55%) Demandware
5 4 (7.55%) hybris
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.55%) Splunk
6 3 (5.66%) SAP
7 2 (3.77%) Adobe
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix
7 2 (3.77%) Google
7 2 (3.77%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.77%) VMware
8 1 (1.89%) Blue Martini
8 1 (1.89%) CA
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco
8 1 (1.89%) Elastic Path
8 1 (1.89%) F5
8 1 (1.89%) Imperva