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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 136 129 137
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 56 74 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 1.23% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.40% 7.14% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 40
Average daily rate
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£450 £513 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £400 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.53 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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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
875 1036 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.27% 17.25% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 723 705
Average daily rate £413 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 62 (53.45%) IBM
2 56 (48.28%) Oracle
3 52 (44.83%) Finance
4 47 (40.52%) Linux
5 43 (37.07%) Java
6 35 (30.17%) Banking
7 29 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 28 (24.14%) WebLogic
9 26 (22.41%) Middleware
10 25 (21.55%) ITIL
10 25 (21.55%) UNIX
11 23 (19.83%) VMware
11 23 (19.83%) Windows
12 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (17.24%) E-Commerce
14 19 (16.38%) C
15 18 (15.52%) WebSphere Application Server
15 18 (15.52%) Tomcat
15 18 (15.52%) Web Services
16 17 (14.66%) SQL
16 17 (14.66%) SOA
17 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (12.93%) Financial Institution
18 15 (12.93%) J2EE
19 14 (12.07%) .NET
19 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
19 14 (12.07%) Release Management
20 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
20 13 (11.21%) XML
20 13 (11.21%) JBoss

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 28 (24.14%) WebLogic
2 18 (15.52%) Tomcat
2 18 (15.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (11.21%) JBoss
4 10 (8.62%) FileNet
4 10 (8.62%) GlassFish
5 8 (6.90%) IIS
5 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 7 (6.03%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (5.17%) WebSphere Process Server
7 6 (5.17%) Apache
8 4 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (2.59%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.59%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.72%) CICS
11 1 (0.86%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.86%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.72%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.72%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.86%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.86%) Magento
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.86%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.86%) Shopify
3 1 (0.86%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.86%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.86%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.86%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.86%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) HTTP
1 7 (6.03%) SAN
2 6 (5.17%) LAN
2 6 (5.17%) WAN
3 5 (4.31%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.45%) SSL
4 4 (3.45%) Internet
4 4 (3.45%) Firewall
4 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
4 4 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.59%) VLAN
6 2 (1.72%) DNS
6 2 (1.72%) DHCP
6 2 (1.72%) FTP
7 1 (0.86%) S/MIME
7 1 (0.86%) VPN
7 1 (0.86%) Intranet
7 1 (0.86%) IPsec
7 1 (0.86%) SSH
7 1 (0.86%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.03%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.31%) MySQL
5 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.59%) DB2
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.86%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.86%) HBase
8 1 (0.86%) Big Data
8 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) JIRA
2 7 (6.03%) Eclipse
2 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.31%) Subversion
4 4 (3.45%) Maven
5 3 (2.59%) MSI
5 3 (2.59%) NUnit
5 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.59%) Hudson
5 3 (2.59%) WiX
5 3 (2.59%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.72%) Ant
7 1 (0.86%) JUnit
7 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.86%) XDE
7 1 (0.86%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.86%) Selenium
General
1 52 (44.83%) Finance
2 35 (30.17%) Banking
3 15 (12.93%) Financial Institution
4 12 (10.34%) Retail
5 7 (6.03%) Back Office
6 6 (5.17%) Investment Banking
7 5 (4.31%) Front Office
8 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.86%) International Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Law
8 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (21.55%) Developer
2 18 (15.52%) Administrator
3 15 (12.93%) Analyst
4 12 (10.34%) Architect
5 11 (9.48%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Consultant
6 7 (6.03%) WebSphere Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) FileNet Administrator
9 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Development Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 26 (22.41%) Middleware
3 18 (15.52%) Web Services
4 15 (12.93%) J2EE
5 14 (12.07%) .NET
6 13 (11.21%) XML
7 7 (6.03%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (6.03%) REST
8 5 (4.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (4.31%) Servlets
8 5 (4.31%) JRules
8 5 (4.31%) Java EE
9 4 (3.45%) Spring
9 4 (3.45%) JSP
9 4 (3.45%) HTML
9 4 (3.45%) XSLT
9 4 (3.45%) JMS
10 3 (2.59%) SOAP
10 3 (2.59%) Struts
10 3 (2.59%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Clustering
2 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.76%) Hedge funds
4 7 (6.03%) Replication
5 5 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.59%) Derivative
6 3 (2.59%) iSeries
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.72%) DataPower
7 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.72%) PKI
7 2 (1.72%) Equities
8 1 (0.86%) IVR
8 1 (0.86%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.86%) Kindle
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.52%) Linux
2 25 (21.55%) UNIX
3 23 (19.83%) Windows
4 12 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.90%) AIX
5 8 (6.90%) Solaris
6 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.45%) SUSE
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) ITIL
2 20 (17.24%) E-Commerce
3 17 (14.66%) SOA
4 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.07%) Release Management
6 12 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 11 (9.48%) Project Management
8 10 (8.62%) OO
8 10 (8.62%) High Availability
9 9 (7.76%) Workflow
10 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.90%) Risk Management
11 7 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (5.17%) Incident Management
12 6 (5.17%) Integration Testing
12 6 (5.17%) Waterfall
13 5 (4.31%) Unit Testing
13 5 (4.31%) Document Management
13 5 (4.31%) Migration
13 5 (4.31%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.07%) Java
2 19 (16.38%) C
3 17 (14.66%) SQL
4 12 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 10 (8.62%) Shell Script
6 9 (7.76%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.76%) Python
7 8 (6.90%) Perl
8 7 (6.03%) C#
8 7 (6.03%) Ruby
9 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.59%) PHP
10 3 (2.59%) C++
11 2 (1.72%) RPG
11 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.72%) Jython
11 2 (1.72%) R
12 1 (0.86%) C-shell
12 1 (0.86%) Korn
12 1 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (3.45%) IBM Certification
2 3 (2.59%) RHCT
2 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (2.59%) MCITP
2 3 (2.59%) RHCE
2 3 (2.59%) MCSE
2 3 (2.59%) CCNA
2 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) NCDA
4 1 (0.86%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.45%) QA
3 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.76%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (6.03%) XenServer
5 4 (3.45%) KVM
5 4 (3.45%) NFS
5 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.45%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.59%) XenApp
6 3 (2.59%) RHEV
7 2 (1.72%) Squid
7 2 (1.72%) Xen
8 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.86%) SRDF
8 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Tivoli
1 9 (7.76%) Puppet
2 5 (4.31%) SELinux
3 3 (2.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.59%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (2.59%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.72%) Control-M
4 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.86%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.86%) Netcool
5 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (53.45%) IBM
2 56 (48.28%) Oracle
3 23 (19.83%) VMware
4 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.48%) Citrix
6 9 (7.76%) HP
6 9 (7.76%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.03%) Remedy
7 7 (6.03%) SAP
7 7 (6.03%) Sybase
7 7 (6.03%) LANDesk
8 6 (5.17%) Kofax
8 6 (5.17%) hybris
8 6 (5.17%) Demandware
8 6 (5.17%) TIBCO
9 5 (4.31%) Adobe
9 5 (4.31%) Cyber-Ark
9 5 (4.31%) ATG
10 4 (3.45%) Murex
10 4 (3.45%) NetApp
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