Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 543 470
Rank change year-on-year -46 -73 +16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 41 55 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.089% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 0.74% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 90
London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £368 £325
90th Percentile £556 £549 £631
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
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 8,017 7,436 8,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.35% 17.79% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,695 5,192 5,809
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £282
90th Percentile £650 £643 £625
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 86 88
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.65 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £54.38 £43.98
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.93% -0.93% +5.26%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -45 9 £500 +11.11%
West London -26 1 £488 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (78.05%) Java
3 19 (46.34%) IBM
4 15 (36.59%) E-Commerce
4 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (31.71%) Tomcat
5 13 (31.71%) Web Services
5 13 (31.71%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (29.27%) J2EE
7 11 (26.83%) SQL
7 11 (26.83%) SOAP
7 11 (26.83%) TDD
7 11 (26.83%) Spring
7 11 (26.83%) JIRA
7 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
7 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (24.39%) BDD
8 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (24.39%) Workflow
8 10 (24.39%) JDBC
8 10 (24.39%) Unix
8 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle
8 10 (24.39%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (21.95%) Middleware
9 9 (21.95%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (21.95%) Spring Boot
10 8 (19.51%) React
10 8 (19.51%) JSUnit
10 8 (19.51%) 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 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (31.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.20%) Apache
3 5 (12.20%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (12.20%) IIS
3 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (7.32%) GlassFish
4 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.88%) FileNet
6 1 (2.44%) CICS
6 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.44%) CMS
6 1 (2.44%) Confluence
6 1 (2.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.44%) JCAPS
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SSL
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
3 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) SSH
4 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.44%) Informix
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
1 11 (26.83%) JIRA
2 8 (19.51%) JSUnit
3 5 (12.20%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Ant
4 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.88%) Introscope
4 2 (4.88%) JMeter
4 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 2 (4.88%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (17.07%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.44%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) React Developer
4 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Integration Developer
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) FileNet Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.88%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Pega Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Web Services
2 12 (29.27%) J2EE
3 11 (26.83%) SOAP
3 11 (26.83%) Spring
4 10 (24.39%) JDBC
4 10 (24.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (21.95%) Middleware
5 9 (21.95%) Spring Boot
6 8 (19.51%) JMS
6 8 (19.51%) React
6 8 (19.51%) REST
7 7 (17.07%) EJB
7 7 (17.07%) Java EE
7 7 (17.07%) JSP
7 7 (17.07%) Servlets
7 7 (17.07%) Struts
8 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
8 6 (14.63%) XML
9 5 (12.20%) JPA
9 5 (12.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.76%) DataPower
3 3 (7.32%) Equities
3 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Unix
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) AIX
3 2 (4.88%) HPUX
3 2 (4.88%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (36.59%) E-Commerce
2 11 (26.83%) TDD
3 10 (24.39%) BDD
3 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (24.39%) Workflow
4 9 (21.95%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.63%) SDLC
7 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) DevOps
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) SOA
8 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Coaching
9 2 (4.88%) Deployment Automation
9 2 (4.88%) Front End Development
9 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) Scala
5 4 (9.76%) XPath
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.32%) Python
6 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.88%) Java 8
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) OCPJP
1 3 (7.32%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SEPA
1 1 (2.44%) TARGET2
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Ansible
2 4 (9.76%) Control-M
3 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.88%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) IBM
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Sun
4 4 (9.76%) Pega
5 3 (7.32%) F5
6 2 (4.88%) Dynatrace
7 1 (2.44%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) hybris
7 1 (2.44%) Intershop
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) Temenos
7 1 (2.44%) VMware