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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 148 105 117
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 59 134 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 1.86% 1.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.87% 10.54% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 94 67
Average daily rate
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£425 £488 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £383 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £625 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £41.53 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
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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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1005 1271 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.68% 17.67% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 894 819
Average daily rate £400 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.61 £46.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 83 (59.29%) Oracle
2 66 (47.14%) Linux
3 57 (40.71%) Banking
4 51 (36.43%) Java
5 50 (35.71%) Finance
6 47 (33.57%) IBM
7 45 (32.14%) WebLogic
8 40 (28.57%) Windows
9 37 (26.43%) SQL
10 35 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 34 (24.29%) JBoss
11 34 (24.29%) VMware
12 33 (23.57%) ITIL
12 33 (23.57%) SQL Server
13 32 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (22.14%) Release Management
14 31 (22.14%) Middleware
15 30 (21.43%) Shell Script
15 30 (21.43%) Microsoft
15 30 (21.43%) PowerShell
16 26 (18.57%) C
17 25 (17.86%) UNIX
17 25 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
17 25 (17.86%) Tivoli
17 25 (17.86%) ISO 9001
18 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (15.71%) Oracle RMAN
20 22 (15.71%) Citrix
20 22 (15.71%) GlassFish

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 45 (32.14%) WebLogic
2 35 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 34 (24.29%) JBoss
4 22 (15.71%) GlassFish
5 18 (12.86%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (8.57%) IIS
8 8 (5.71%) MQSeries
9 6 (4.29%) Apache
10 5 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (2.14%) AquaLogic
12 3 (2.14%) MS Exchange
13 2 (1.43%) FileNet
13 2 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (1.43%) IBM Connections
13 2 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.14%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.14%) Workday HCM
3 2 (1.43%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (1.43%) RMDS
4 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.71%) Magento
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) HTTP
1 9 (6.43%) Firewall
2 6 (4.29%) SSL
2 6 (4.29%) SAN
3 5 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.57%) iSCSI
3 5 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.86%) FTP
4 4 (2.86%) Internet
5 3 (2.14%) SSH
5 3 (2.14%) VLAN
6 2 (1.43%) NAS
6 2 (1.43%) FCoE
6 2 (1.43%) Multicast
6 2 (1.43%) X.509
6 2 (1.43%) DNS
6 2 (1.43%) LDAP
6 2 (1.43%) LAN
6 2 (1.43%) WAN
6 2 (1.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.14%) MySQL
4 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (2.86%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.14%) DB2
7 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.43%) ObjectStore
8 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.43%) HBase
8 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.71%) Big Data
9 1 (0.71%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) JIRA
1 10 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.43%) Subversion
3 7 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.57%) MSI
4 5 (3.57%) NUnit
4 5 (3.57%) Ant
4 5 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (3.57%) Maven
4 5 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.57%) WiX
5 4 (2.86%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.14%) Gerrit
6 3 (2.14%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.14%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.43%) AnthillPro
7 2 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.43%) Hudson
8 1 (0.71%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 57 (40.71%) Banking
2 50 (35.71%) Finance
3 12 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.14%) Front Office
4 10 (7.14%) Retail
5 6 (4.29%) Back Office
6 3 (2.14%) French Language
6 3 (2.14%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Games
8 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (26.43%) Developer
2 23 (16.43%) Administrator
3 21 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.00%) Analyst
5 13 (9.29%) Architect
6 9 (6.43%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Programmer
8 6 (4.29%) Java Programmer
8 6 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Middleware Specialist
9 5 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.57%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.14%) Middleware
2 25 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 21 (15.00%) J2EE
4 17 (12.14%) XML
4 17 (12.14%) JMS
5 14 (10.00%) Java EE
6 13 (9.29%) Web Services
6 13 (9.29%) REST
7 11 (7.86%) Spring
8 10 (7.14%) HTML
8 10 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (6.43%) .NET
9 9 (6.43%) JDBC
10 8 (5.71%) SOAP
10 8 (5.71%) XSLT
10 8 (5.71%) Ajax
11 7 (5.00%) WebSockets
12 6 (4.29%) JRules
12 6 (4.29%) CSS
13 5 (3.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Clustering
1 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.43%) Derivative
3 5 (3.57%) SWIFT
4 4 (2.86%) Kindle
4 4 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.86%) Replication
5 3 (2.14%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.43%) LPAR
6 2 (1.43%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.71%) DataPower
7 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.71%) PKI
7 1 (0.71%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 66 (47.14%) Linux
2 40 (28.57%) Windows
3 25 (17.86%) UNIX
4 14 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.57%) Solaris
6 4 (2.86%) SELinux
7 3 (2.14%) AIX
7 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.43%) SUSE
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.57%) ITIL
2 31 (22.14%) Release Management
3 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (15.00%) SOA
6 15 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 15 (10.71%) OO
7 14 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 10 (7.14%) Project Management
8 10 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (6.43%) UML
9 9 (6.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (5.71%) Integration Testing
10 8 (5.71%) DevOps
11 7 (5.00%) Migration
12 6 (4.29%) MVC
12 6 (4.29%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.29%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.29%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 51 (36.43%) Java
2 37 (26.43%) SQL
3 30 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 30 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 26 (18.57%) C
5 16 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 13 (9.29%) Python
7 12 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.43%) C#
8 9 (6.43%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.71%) VBScript
9 8 (5.71%) Perl
10 7 (5.00%) C++
11 5 (3.57%) Ruby
12 3 (2.14%) XPath
13 2 (1.43%) Jython
13 2 (1.43%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.43%) VB
13 2 (1.43%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.14%) RHCE
2 3 (2.14%) MCSE
2 3 (2.14%) CCNA
2 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.14%) RHCT
2 3 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (2.14%) MCITP
2 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) NCDA
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.14%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (15.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 19 (13.57%) XenServer
4 7 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (4.29%) vCloud
5 6 (4.29%) NFS
6 5 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.14%) Xen
7 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.14%) KVM
7 3 (2.14%) XenApp
8 2 (1.43%) SRDF
8 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.71%) Squid
9 1 (0.71%) RHEV
9 1 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 25 (17.86%) Tivoli
2 8 (5.71%) Puppet
3 3 (2.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (2.14%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (2.14%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.43%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.71%) Control-M
5 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.71%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 83 (59.29%) Oracle
2 47 (33.57%) IBM
3 34 (24.29%) VMware
4 30 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 22 (15.71%) Citrix
6 19 (13.57%) LANDesk
7 12 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.71%) Sybase
9 7 (5.00%) SAP
9 7 (5.00%) Cognos
10 6 (4.29%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (3.57%) HP
11 5 (3.57%) NetApp
11 5 (3.57%) Remedy
12 4 (2.86%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.86%) Adobe
13 3 (2.14%) BEA
13 3 (2.14%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (2.14%) Sophos
13 3 (2.14%) Symantec
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