Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 577 380 496
Rank change year-on-year -197 +116 +100
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 14 20 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.037% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.77% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 11
10th Percentile £483 - £425
25th Percentile £494 £525 £458
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -2.27% +4.76% +2.44%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £574
90th Percentile £670 - £588
England median daily rate £538 £549 £525
% change year-on-year -2.01% +4.48% +5.00%

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 4,776 2,589 4,442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.72% 14.62% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,413 1,846 3,176
10th Percentile £356 £301 £275
25th Percentile £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -0.10%
75th Percentile £671 £613 £588
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
England median daily rate £525 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +10.99% +5.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 46
10th Percentile £19.35 £20.13 £15.00
25th Percentile £23.25 £23.25 £15.63
Median hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £23.75
Median % change year-on-year -10.34% +52.63% +1.06%
75th Percentile £52.38 £47.50 £36.70
90th Percentile £70.02 £54.88 £49.31
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -7.84% +36.00% +0.67%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in London.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in London

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in London

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in London.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -49 1 £550 -
East London - 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (64.29%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) Social Skills
4 7 (50.00%) Middleware
4 7 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) JBoss
6 5 (35.71%) Apache
6 5 (35.71%) XML
6 5 (35.71%) J2EE
6 5 (35.71%) EJB
6 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (28.57%) Unix
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (21.43%) DevOps
8 3 (21.43%) Security Hardening
8 3 (21.43%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (21.43%) HTTP
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall
8 3 (21.43%) SOAP
8 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
8 3 (21.43%) LDAP
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (42.86%) JBoss
3 5 (35.71%) Apache
4 3 (21.43%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
5 2 (14.29%) IIS
5 2 (14.29%) nginx
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Fuse
5 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
6 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) AWS
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Attraqt
2 1 (7.14%) Azure
2 1 (7.14%) CloudTest
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SpeedCurve
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) FTP
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) SMTP
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.14%) Intranet
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (7.14%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (7.14%) JMeter
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) NeoLoad
2 1 (7.14%) WebPageTest
General
1 8 (57.14%) Social Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Server Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) EJB
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) LDAP
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) Apache CXF
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) DOM
5 2 (14.29%) JDBC
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) JSR 168
5 2 (14.29%) SAX
5 2 (14.29%) Servlets
5 2 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blog
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) DataPower
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (21.43%) Content Management
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Security Hardening
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Conflict Resolution
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Process Management
4 2 (14.29%) RAD
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) AWK
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (7.14%) Grafana
3 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Dynatrace
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) hybris
4 1 (7.14%) Imperva
4 1 (7.14%) Kony
4 1 (7.14%) New Relic
4 1 (7.14%) Pega
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Xerox