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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
England / London
Rank 376 366 341
Rank change year-on-year -10 -25  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 22 65 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.60% 1.74% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 40
Median daily rate £425 £465 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.60% +7.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £359 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +5.45% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

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 3690 3743 3796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.06% 16.90% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2564 2575 2502
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 100
Median hourly rate £22.34 £24.00 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +19.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 -13 2 £400 -5.88% 3
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 51 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 31 (60.78%) IBM
3 27 (52.94%) Java
4 25 (49.02%) Middleware
5 20 (39.22%) Oracle
6 17 (33.33%) Linux
7 16 (31.37%) Banking
8 14 (27.45%) Finance
8 14 (27.45%) AIX
8 14 (27.45%) Unix
9 13 (25.49%) WebSphere MQ
9 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
10 12 (23.53%) JIRA
10 12 (23.53%) Confluence
10 12 (23.53%) SSL
10 12 (23.53%) ITIL
10 12 (23.53%) DNS
10 12 (23.53%) SQL
11 11 (21.57%) J2EE
11 11 (21.57%) Apache
11 11 (21.57%) Ansible
12 10 (19.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
12 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
13 9 (17.65%) XML
14 8 (15.69%) VMware
14 8 (15.69%) IIS
14 8 (15.69%) DB2

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related 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 51 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (23.53%) Confluence
3 11 (21.57%) Apache
4 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
5 8 (15.69%) IIS
6 7 (13.73%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (13.73%) JBoss
7 6 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
8 4 (7.84%) Mule
9 3 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (5.88%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (5.88%) Jetty
9 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (3.92%) iPlanet
11 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.96%) FileNet
11 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Integration
11 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) PaaS
2 6 (11.76%) Bluemix
2 6 (11.76%) IBM Cloud
3 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.92%) GitHub
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) DNS
1 12 (23.53%) SSL
2 5 (9.80%) HTTP
3 4 (7.84%) Firewall
3 4 (7.84%) FTP
3 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
3 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) DB2
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
2 12 (23.53%) JIRA
3 7 (13.73%) Gradle
3 7 (13.73%) gulp
3 7 (13.73%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (11.76%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (11.76%) Selenium
5 5 (9.80%) Maven
6 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.84%) Introscope
6 4 (7.84%) Rational Application Developer
7 3 (5.88%) JUnit
8 2 (3.92%) Ant
8 2 (3.92%) Subversion
9 1 (1.96%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.96%) Toad
9 1 (1.96%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (31.37%) Banking
2 14 (27.45%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Law
5 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Front Office
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.73%) DevOps Specialist
4 6 (11.76%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) WebSphere Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Middleware Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) AIX Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Unix Server Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) Middleware
2 13 (25.49%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (21.57%) J2EE
4 9 (17.65%) XML
5 8 (15.69%) IBM Integration Bus
5 8 (15.69%) Web Services
6 7 (13.73%) Spring
7 6 (11.76%) Browserify
7 6 (11.76%) JMS
7 6 (11.76%) JSP
7 6 (11.76%) Node.js
7 6 (11.76%) REST
8 5 (9.80%) HTML
8 5 (9.80%) Java EE
8 5 (9.80%) SOAP
9 4 (7.84%) CSS
9 4 (7.84%) OSGi
9 4 (7.84%) Servlets
9 4 (7.84%) Struts
10 3 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) DataPower
1 7 (13.73%) iPad
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) Derivative
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.96%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) PKI
6 1 (1.96%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) AIX
2 14 (27.45%) Unix
3 10 (19.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (15.69%) Windows
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.84%) SUSE
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.92%) Solaris
8 2 (3.92%) zOS
9 1 (1.96%) Android
9 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) ITIL
3 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
5 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.73%) DevOps
5 7 (13.73%) ITIL V3
5 7 (13.73%) ITSM
5 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
5 7 (13.73%) Service Management
6 5 (9.80%) Change Management
6 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.84%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.84%) MVC
7 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.88%) IT Strategy
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Java
2 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.69%) Perl
4 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.84%) Korn
5 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.84%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) Jython
6 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 2 (3.92%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) VB
7 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.92%) VB6
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) R
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Virtual Machines
1 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Docker
3 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.84%) vSphere
4 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Ansible
2 8 (15.69%) Puppet
3 6 (11.76%) Salt
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) IBM
2 20 (39.22%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) Splunk
3 8 (15.69%) VMware
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) Veracode
5 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.88%) Adobe
6 3 (5.88%) ATG
6 3 (5.88%) Atlassian
6 3 (5.88%) MuleSoft
6 3 (5.88%) Sybase
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) Kofax
7 1 (1.96%) Kony
7 1 (1.96%) Temenos
7 1 (1.96%) Yahoo!
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 6 days ago