Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 598 559 501
Rank change year-on-year -39 -58 +34
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 31 58 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 0.75% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 72
London median daily rate £481 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £380 £363 £326
90th Percentile £542 £575 £629
England median daily rate £450 £448 £448
% change year-on-year +0.56% - +6.55%
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 7,947 7,733 8,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.21% 17.21% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,610 5,478 6,109
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £669 £638 £619
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 99 112
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +15.61% -13.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.50 £47.83 £48.29
England median hourly rate £21.75 £20.22 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.58% +1.09% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -33 7 £425 -6.85% 2
South London - 1 £525 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 15 (48.39%) Middleware
4 13 (41.94%) Oracle
5 12 (38.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (32.26%) IBM
6 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
7 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
8 8 (25.81%) Spring
8 8 (25.81%) Clustering
8 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
9 7 (22.58%) Java EE
10 6 (19.35%) JIRA
10 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) TDD
10 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
10 6 (19.35%) J2EE
10 6 (19.35%) Unix
10 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
11 5 (16.13%) BDD
11 5 (16.13%) REST
11 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (16.13%) Finance
11 5 (16.13%) Migration
11 5 (16.13%) Sun
11 5 (16.13%) JMS
11 5 (16.13%) Control-M

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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
3 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.68%) Apache
4 3 (9.68%) GlassFish
4 3 (9.68%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (9.68%) IIS
5 2 (6.45%) FileNet
6 1 (3.23%) CMS
6 1 (3.23%) Confluence
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
6 1 (3.23%) JCAPS
6 1 (3.23%) Site Server
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (3.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
3 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) Endeca
5 1 (3.23%) Informix
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (12.90%) JUnit
4 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.68%) JSUnit
5 2 (6.45%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (6.45%) Introscope
5 2 (6.45%) JMeter
6 1 (3.23%) Ant
6 1 (3.23%) Maven
6 1 (3.23%) Mockito
6 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) WebLogic Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Integration Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) React Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) FileNet Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Middleware Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Pega Developer
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Manager
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) Middleware
2 12 (38.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (25.81%) Spring
4 7 (22.58%) Java EE
5 6 (19.35%) J2EE
6 5 (16.13%) JMS
6 5 (16.13%) REST
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) XML
7 3 (9.68%) DOM
7 3 (9.68%) Kafka
7 3 (9.68%) LDAP
7 3 (9.68%) React
7 3 (9.68%) SAX
7 3 (9.68%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) Spring Boot
8 2 (6.45%) .NET
8 2 (6.45%) CSS
8 2 (6.45%) HTML
8 2 (6.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.68%) DataPower
3 3 (9.68%) Equities
3 3 (9.68%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
2 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) BDD
4 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) High Availability
6 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Kanban
6 3 (9.68%) SDLC
6 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Workflow
7 2 (6.45%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) Scala
5 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.68%) XPath
6 2 (6.45%) Java 8
7 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) OCPJP
1 3 (9.68%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Control-M
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (6.45%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.23%) HP ALM
3 1 (3.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) Sun
4 3 (9.68%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) Dynatrace
5 2 (6.45%) Pega
5 2 (6.45%) Remedy
5 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 2 (6.45%) Splunk
6 1 (3.23%) ATG
6 1 (3.23%) CyberSource
6 1 (3.23%) Facebook
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) hybris
6 1 (3.23%) PayPal
6 1 (3.23%) Temenos
6 1 (3.23%) Unisys