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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 125 131 138
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 25 61 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 1.19% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.14% 6.85% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 45
Average daily rate £475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £605 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
486 891 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.44% 17.40% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 652 725
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 19
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.45 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.00 £49.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 28 (58.33%) IBM
2 26 (54.17%) Finance
3 25 (52.08%) Java
3 25 (52.08%) Unix
4 22 (45.83%) Middleware
5 20 (41.67%) Oracle
6 18 (37.50%) Linux
6 18 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 16 (33.33%) Windows
7 16 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
8 10 (20.83%) SQL
8 10 (20.83%) WebLogic
8 10 (20.83%) Banking
9 9 (18.75%) VMware
9 9 (18.75%) Web Services
9 9 (18.75%) Perl
9 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
9 9 (18.75%) SOA
10 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 8 (16.67%) J2EE
11 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (14.58%) Financial Institution
11 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
12 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
12 6 (12.50%) Change Management
12 6 (12.50%) Firewall
12 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (12.50%) Cloud Computing

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (12.50%) Apache
5 5 (10.42%) IIS
5 5 (10.42%) MQSeries
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (4.17%) JBoss
7 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
7 2 (4.17%) WMQI
8 1 (2.08%) CMS
8 1 (2.08%) Commerce Server
8 1 (2.08%) FileNet
8 1 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Documaker
1 2 (4.17%) Maximo
1 2 (4.17%) Primavera
2 1 (2.08%) Exstream
2 1 (2.08%) Relativity
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) IaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) DNS
2 4 (8.33%) SSL
3 3 (6.25%) SWIFTNet
3 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) FTP
4 2 (4.17%) HTTP
4 2 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (2.08%) AMQP
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.08%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) MPLS
5 1 (2.08%) NAS
5 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) SMTP
5 1 (2.08%) SNMP
5 1 (2.08%) VLAN
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) DB2
1 4 (8.33%) MySQL
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) GIS
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Ant
1 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.33%) Gerrit
3 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.33%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) Maven
3 4 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.08%) VisualAge
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 7 (14.58%) Financial Institution
4 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.25%) Retail
6 2 (4.17%) Back Office
6 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.08%) Electronics
7 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.08%) Marketing
7 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Deployment Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) SWIFT Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) SWIFT Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) Middleware
2 18 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 16 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 9 (18.75%) Web Services
5 8 (16.67%) J2EE
6 6 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (10.42%) XSLT
8 4 (8.33%) HTML
8 4 (8.33%) JRules
8 4 (8.33%) LAMP
8 4 (8.33%) XSD
9 3 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (6.25%) FpML
9 3 (6.25%) JMS
9 3 (6.25%) SOAP
9 3 (6.25%) Spring
10 2 (4.17%) DOM
10 2 (4.17%) EJB
10 2 (4.17%) FIXML
10 2 (4.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) SWIFT
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) DataPower
4 2 (4.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.08%) Derivative
5 1 (2.08%) Equities
5 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Unix
2 18 (37.50%) Linux
3 16 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.42%) Solaris
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
6 4 (8.33%) AIX
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (8.33%) SUSE
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.08%) CentOS
9 1 (2.08%) Fedora
9 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) SOA
2 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) Change Management
4 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) AOP
5 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (8.33%) DevOps
5 4 (8.33%) ETL
5 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 3 (6.25%) BPMN
6 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security
6 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Scrum
6 3 (6.25%) SDLC
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) Java
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) Perl
4 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.42%) Python
7 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.17%) Korn
9 2 (4.17%) VBScript
10 1 (2.08%) C
10 1 (2.08%) C++
10 1 (2.08%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) CCNA
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.42%) vCloud
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) Xen
3 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Control-M
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) IBM
2 20 (41.67%) Oracle
3 9 (18.75%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.33%) Sybase
6 3 (6.25%) Informatica
6 3 (6.25%) SAP
6 3 (6.25%) WorldPay
7 2 (4.17%) ATG
7 2 (4.17%) BEA
7 2 (4.17%) CODA
7 2 (4.17%) F5
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) hybris
7 2 (4.17%) ILOG
7 2 (4.17%) Syclo
7 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
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