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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 30 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.69% - 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.55% - 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£631 - £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £566 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £696 - £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £31.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.58% +6.25%
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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
66 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 37.29% 32.65% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 43
Average daily rate £500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £215 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Actimize
3 1 (20.00%) Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Jython
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce
2 1 (20.00%) Actimize
2 1 (20.00%) Solace