The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for WebSphere Studio Application Developer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Studio Application Developer over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Studio Application Developer (WSAD)
UK
Rank 582 621 609
Rank change year-on-year +39 -12  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.017% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.052% 0.12% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £494 £445 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.95% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Studio Application Developer is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7668 7703 6878
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.26% 14.59% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5151 5124 4410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Studio Application Developer in the UK

WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Studio Application Developer in the UK

WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Studio Application Developer in the UK

WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +43 4 £494 +10.95%
London +7 4 £494 +10.95%

WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Studio Application Developer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WebSphere Studio Application Developer.

1 9 (100.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) J2EE
2 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
2 7 (77.78%) UML
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
4 4 (44.44%) High Availability
4 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (44.44%) Ansible
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) Operations Management
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) SSL
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Dell

WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) PegaRULES
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) SSL
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Azure DevOps
1 4 (44.44%) Azure Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Operations Management
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
1 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Pega