The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
London / City of London
Rank 119 132 132
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 28 19 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.63% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.96% 4.09% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 30
Median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £573 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.25

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

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
565 464 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.26% 15.31% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 340 607
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 18
Median hourly rate £16.15 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the City of London region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 44 (61.11%) Finance
2 42 (58.33%) Oracle
3 32 (44.44%) Windows
3 32 (44.44%) Banking
4 31 (43.06%) SQL
5 30 (41.67%) Linux
6 25 (34.72%) Unix
6 25 (34.72%) Java
7 24 (33.33%) IBM
8 20 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
8 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 18 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 17 (23.61%) IBM Integration Bus
11 16 (22.22%) Oracle Database
12 15 (20.83%) IIS
12 15 (20.83%) XML
12 15 (20.83%) Middleware
13 14 (19.44%) SEPA
14 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (15.28%) ITIL
15 11 (15.28%) Web Services
16 10 (13.89%) SOAP
17 9 (12.50%) .NET
18 8 (11.11%) Perl
18 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
18 8 (11.11%) Retail
18 8 (11.11%) Asset Management
18 8 (11.11%) JIRA
19 7 (9.72%) International Banking
19 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 18 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 15 (20.83%) IIS
3 7 (9.72%) WebLogic
4 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.56%) JBoss
5 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.17%) GlassFish
6 3 (4.17%) MQSeries
6 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.78%) CMS
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.39%) CICS
8 1 (1.39%) Confluence
8 1 (1.39%) Jetty
8 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Exstream
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.78%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.39%) Magento
3 1 (1.39%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
1 4 (5.56%) Internet
1 4 (5.56%) LAN
1 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.56%) WAN
2 3 (4.17%) FTP
2 3 (4.17%) Kerberos
2 3 (4.17%) LDAP
2 3 (4.17%) NAS
2 3 (4.17%) Network Security
2 3 (4.17%) SSL
3 2 (2.78%) 802.11
3 2 (2.78%) AMQP
3 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.78%) HTTP
3 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.78%) MPLS
3 2 (2.78%) Multicast
3 2 (2.78%) SSH
3 2 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.56%) DB2
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.78%) MySQL
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.39%) Big Data
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) JIRA
2 6 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.33%) JUnit
2 6 (8.33%) Maven
3 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.56%) Subversion
4 4 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (4.17%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (4.17%) Mockito
6 2 (2.78%) Spock
7 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (61.11%) Finance
2 32 (44.44%) Banking
3 8 (11.11%) Retail
4 7 (9.72%) International Banking
5 4 (5.56%) Back Office
5 4 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.17%) French Language
6 3 (4.17%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.78%) Front Office
7 2 (2.78%) Marketing
8 1 (1.39%) Advertising
8 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Analyst
2 15 (20.83%) Applications Support
2 15 (20.83%) Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 12 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Banking Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Integration Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (4.17%) Middleware Developer
9 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 17 (23.61%) IBM Integration Bus
3 15 (20.83%) Middleware
3 15 (20.83%) XML
4 11 (15.28%) Web Services
5 10 (13.89%) SOAP
6 9 (12.50%) .NET
7 7 (9.72%) J2EE
8 6 (8.33%) Spring
8 6 (8.33%) XSLT
9 5 (6.94%) EJB
9 5 (6.94%) HTML
9 5 (6.94%) JSP
9 5 (6.94%) Servlets
10 4 (5.56%) Swing
11 3 (4.17%) JMS
11 3 (4.17%) REST
11 3 (4.17%) SailPoint
11 3 (4.17%) SPML
11 3 (4.17%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Fixed Income
1 7 (9.72%) SWIFT
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Equities
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.78%) iSeries
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.78%) PKI
5 2 (2.78%) User Experience
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.39%) Statistics
6 1 (1.39%) Tandem
6 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Windows
2 30 (41.67%) Linux
3 25 (34.72%) Unix
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.94%) Solaris
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) AIX
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.28%) ITIL
3 8 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 6 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.33%) DevOps
5 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.94%) Scrum
7 4 (5.56%) TDD
7 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.17%) Analytics
8 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.17%) Migration
8 3 (4.17%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.17%) System Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Use Case
8 3 (4.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.06%) SQL
2 25 (34.72%) Java
3 8 (11.11%) Perl
3 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.94%) XPath
6 3 (4.17%) BeanShell
6 3 (4.17%) C
6 3 (4.17%) Korn
7 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.78%) Python
7 2 (2.78%) R
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) CISSP
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) CISA
3 1 (1.39%) CISM
3 1 (1.39%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) SEPA
2 5 (6.94%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.78%) COBIT
4 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.78%) TARGET2
5 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) Docker
3 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) KVM
3 2 (2.78%) Xen
4 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Ansible
1 2 (2.78%) Puppet
1 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (58.33%) Oracle
2 24 (33.33%) IBM
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.56%) Serena
4 4 (5.56%) Sybase
4 4 (5.56%) VMware
5 3 (4.17%) Charles River
5 3 (4.17%) HP
5 3 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (4.17%) Temenos
5 3 (4.17%) Workday
5 3 (4.17%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) Demandware
6 2 (2.78%) Google
6 2 (2.78%) hybris
6 2 (2.78%) Informatica
6 2 (2.78%) jBASE
6 2 (2.78%) Solace
6 2 (2.78%) TIBCO