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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 20 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.13% 2.26% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.76% 10.71% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £685 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £402 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -4.76%
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
34 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.56% 21.05% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 15
Average daily rate £493 £469 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -55.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

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 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) GWT
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (40.00%) DB2
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Google
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Collateral Management
5 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) UniData
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Maven
5 1 (20.00%) XMLBeans
5 1 (20.00%) JSTL
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (20.00%) Sencha

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) MQSeries
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Log4j
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) GWT
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) HornetQ
4 1 (20.00%) JAXB
4 1 (20.00%) JDBC
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) JMX
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) JSTL
4 1 (20.00%) Servlets
4 1 (20.00%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Collateral Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sencha
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase