The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 23 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.65% 1.69% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.17% 9.23% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate £550 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 £27.48 £57.50
% change year-on-year
+43.28% -52.20%
Application Platforms Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.58% 18.36% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 46
Average daily rate £400 £434 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £634
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere
London

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) TestNG
4 1 (20.00%) Build Forge
4 1 (20.00%) Ehcache
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Sencha
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TestNG
1 1 (20.00%) Build Forge
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) GUI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (20.00%) Ehcache
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) Servlets
1 1 (20.00%) Struts
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) DHTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sencha
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle