The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 24 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.80% 1.63% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 5.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +21.60%
WebSphere
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Application Platforms Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
54 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 34.18% 31.52% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 15
Median daily rate £431 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Canary Wharf region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Sybase
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) XSD
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) Front Office
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) GoldenSource
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Derivative
5 2 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (25.00%) Taxonomies
5 2 (25.00%) Degree

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Log4j
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) GWT
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) Java EE
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSD
1 2 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) HornetQ
2 1 (12.50%) JAXB
2 1 (12.50%) JDBC
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) JMX
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) JSTL
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (12.50%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Derivative
3 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (25.00%) Market Risk
3 2 (25.00%) Taxonomies
4 1 (12.50%) Equities
4 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Collateral Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) GoldenSource
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Sencha