Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 499 528
Rank change year-on-year -74 +29 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 61 108 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.77% 1.22% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 42
London median daily rate £500 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% +9.68%
10th Percentile £400 £383 £351
90th Percentile £625 £621 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £62.50
England median hourly rate - £36.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -42.40% +108.33%

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 7904 8845 8505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.10% 19.70% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5634 6120 5760
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £638 £620 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 107 120
London median hourly rate £20.91 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.17% -10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £56.87 £43.10
England median hourly rate £21.08 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +5.40% +5.10% +6.12%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 9 £550 +25.71% 1
West London -10 1 - - 1
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 61 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 40 (65.57%) Java
3 33 (54.10%) Oracle
4 28 (45.90%) J2EE
4 28 (45.90%) Web Services
4 28 (45.90%) E-Commerce
5 26 (42.62%) JDBC
6 25 (40.98%) JBoss
7 24 (39.34%) SOAP
7 24 (39.34%) ATG
8 23 (37.70%) iPad
8 23 (37.70%) REST
9 22 (36.07%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (34.43%) High Availability
10 21 (34.43%) Internet
10 21 (34.43%) B2C
11 20 (32.79%) Software Architecture
11 20 (32.79%) Capacity Planning
11 20 (32.79%) QA
11 20 (32.79%) Load Testing
11 20 (32.79%) Virtual Team
11 20 (32.79%) Strategic Thinking
12 16 (26.23%) IBM
13 13 (21.31%) SQL
13 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (19.67%) Linux
15 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
15 11 (18.03%) Middleware
15 11 (18.03%) WebSphere MQ
15 11 (18.03%) Banking

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 61 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 25 (40.98%) JBoss
3 9 (14.75%) Apache
3 9 (14.75%) IIS
3 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.92%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.28%) FileNet
6 2 (3.28%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.64%) Confluence
7 1 (1.64%) CoreMedia CMS
7 1 (1.64%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.64%) Mule
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Magento
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Unica
2 1 (1.64%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) Internet
2 4 (6.56%) SSL
3 3 (4.92%) DNS
3 3 (4.92%) Firewall
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.28%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.28%) HTTP
4 2 (3.28%) LDAP
4 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.64%) DHCP
5 1 (1.64%) Intranet
5 1 (1.64%) SNMP
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) Big Data
4 2 (3.28%) DB2
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.64%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.64%) Endeca
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Maven
2 7 (11.48%) Ant
3 6 (9.84%) Subversion
4 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.92%) Introscope
7 2 (3.28%) Build Forge
7 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.28%) Selenium
8 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.64%) Gradle
8 1 (1.64%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (1.64%) JIRA
8 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 11 (18.03%) Banking
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Law
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) International Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Architect
2 15 (24.59%) Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Consultant
4 7 (11.48%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.20%) WebSphere Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Integration Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Java Middleware Developer
6 4 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (4.92%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (4.92%) HTML Developer
7 3 (4.92%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Server Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) UI Developer
7 3 (4.92%) WebSphere Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) J2EE
1 28 (45.90%) Web Services
2 26 (42.62%) JDBC
3 24 (39.34%) SOAP
4 23 (37.70%) REST
5 11 (18.03%) Middleware
5 11 (18.03%) Spring
5 11 (18.03%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (16.39%) Java EE
7 8 (13.11%) CSS
7 8 (13.11%) HTML
7 8 (13.11%) XML
8 5 (8.20%) EJB
8 5 (8.20%) JMS
9 4 (6.56%) .NET
9 4 (6.56%) DOM
9 4 (6.56%) FpML
9 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
9 4 (6.56%) jQuery
9 4 (6.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) iPad
2 20 (32.79%) Virtual Team
3 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.56%) DataPower
5 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.92%) User Experience
6 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.28%) Clustering
6 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.28%) PACS
6 2 (3.28%) PKI
7 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) Windows
3 9 (14.75%) Unix
4 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.56%) AIX
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.64%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) Debian
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.64%) SUSE
7 1 (1.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) E-Commerce
2 22 (36.07%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (34.43%) B2C
3 21 (34.43%) High Availability
4 20 (32.79%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (32.79%) Load Testing
4 20 (32.79%) Software Architecture
4 20 (32.79%) Strategic Thinking
5 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.48%) DevOps
6 7 (11.48%) Migration
7 6 (9.84%) BDD
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.84%) SOA
8 5 (8.20%) TDD
9 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.56%) Web Development
10 3 (4.92%) Front End Development
10 3 (4.92%) ITIL
10 3 (4.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) Java
2 13 (21.31%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.20%) Perl
6 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.56%) Python
6 4 (6.56%) XPath
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.64%) Groovy
8 1 (1.64%) Jython
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
8 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) CFA
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.79%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Ansible
2 3 (4.92%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.64%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.64%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Oracle
2 24 (39.34%) ATG
3 16 (26.23%) IBM
4 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.92%) Adobe
6 3 (4.92%) Citrix
6 3 (4.92%) Demandware
6 3 (4.92%) hybris
6 3 (4.92%) SAP
7 2 (3.28%) F5
7 2 (3.28%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.28%) Splunk
7 2 (3.28%) VMware
8 1 (1.64%) BEA
8 1 (1.64%) CA
8 1 (1.64%) Dell
8 1 (1.64%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) Remedy
8 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow