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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 126 142 150
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 36 21 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 0.61% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.33% 3.90% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 32
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £440 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
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
569 539 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.78% 15.58% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 405 659
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £620 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 20
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.30 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.50 £30.30 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

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 7 December 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 7 December 2016, 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 43 (57.33%) Finance
2 41 (54.67%) Oracle
3 31 (41.33%) Java
4 29 (38.67%) Banking
5 28 (37.33%) SQL
5 28 (37.33%) Unix
6 26 (34.67%) Linux
7 25 (33.33%) Windows
7 25 (33.33%) IBM
8 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
9 22 (29.33%) XML
9 22 (29.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 19 (25.33%) IBM Integration Bus
11 18 (24.00%) Middleware
11 18 (24.00%) Web Services
12 15 (20.00%) Tomcat
12 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.00%) .NET
13 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database
14 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
14 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
15 10 (13.33%) J2EE
15 10 (13.33%) XSLT
15 10 (13.33%) SOAP
15 10 (13.33%) IIS
15 10 (13.33%) Retail
15 10 (13.33%) Asset Management
16 9 (12.00%) Fixed Income
16 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
16 9 (12.00%) JIRA

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 15 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.33%) IIS
3 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (9.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.33%) JBoss
6 3 (4.00%) GlassFish
6 3 (4.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.67%) Apache
7 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.67%) CMS
8 1 (1.33%) CICS
8 1 (1.33%) FileNet
8 1 (1.33%) Jetty
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.33%) SAS
8 1 (1.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Exstream
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.67%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.33%) Magento
3 1 (1.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Firewall
1 5 (6.67%) LAN
1 5 (6.67%) WAN
2 4 (5.33%) FTP
2 4 (5.33%) Internet
2 4 (5.33%) LDAP
2 4 (5.33%) NAS
3 3 (4.00%) Kerberos
3 3 (4.00%) Network Security
4 2 (2.67%) 802.11
4 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.67%) HTTP
4 2 (2.67%) MPLS
4 2 (2.67%) SSH
4 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.67%) VPN
5 1 (1.33%) DNS
5 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.33%) SAN
5 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.67%) DB2
5 2 (2.67%) MySQL
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.33%) Big Data
6 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) OLAP
6 1 (1.33%) OLTP
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) JIRA
2 7 (9.33%) JUnit
2 7 (9.33%) Maven
2 7 (9.33%) Subversion
2 7 (9.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.33%) Mockito
6 3 (4.00%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (4.00%) Spock
7 2 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 43 (57.33%) Finance
2 29 (38.67%) Banking
3 10 (13.33%) Retail
4 6 (8.00%) Back Office
4 6 (8.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.00%) French Language
6 3 (4.00%) International Banking
6 3 (4.00%) Law
6 3 (4.00%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.67%) Front Office
7 2 (2.67%) Marketing
8 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Developer
2 22 (29.33%) Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) Applications Support
4 9 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Architect
5 8 (10.67%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) Middleware Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Middleware Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Integration Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Integration Specialist
8 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Specialist
10 3 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (29.33%) XML
2 19 (25.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 18 (24.00%) Middleware
3 18 (24.00%) Web Services
4 12 (16.00%) .NET
5 10 (13.33%) J2EE
5 10 (13.33%) SOAP
5 10 (13.33%) XSLT
6 8 (10.67%) EJB
6 8 (10.67%) HTML
6 8 (10.67%) JSP
6 8 (10.67%) Servlets
7 7 (9.33%) REST
7 7 (9.33%) Spring
8 6 (8.00%) JMS
9 5 (6.67%) CSS
9 5 (6.67%) JDBC
9 5 (6.67%) jQuery
9 5 (6.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Fixed Income
2 6 (8.00%) Equities
3 5 (6.67%) SWIFT
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.67%) iSeries
5 2 (2.67%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.67%) PKI
5 2 (2.67%) User Experience
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.33%) Psychology
6 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.33%) Statistics
6 1 (1.33%) Tandem
6 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) Unix
2 26 (34.67%) Linux
3 25 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (4.00%) Solaris
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.33%) SUSE
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 9 (12.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (12.00%) ITIL
3 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (9.33%) TDD
5 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.67%) DevOps
6 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.67%) MVC
7 4 (5.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.00%) ERP
8 3 (4.00%) Identity Management
8 3 (4.00%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.00%) Project Management
8 3 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (4.00%) Service Management
8 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) Java
2 28 (37.33%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
4 9 (12.00%) Perl
5 8 (10.67%) XPath
6 4 (5.33%) Korn
7 3 (4.00%) BeanShell
7 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.67%) C
8 2 (2.67%) R
8 2 (2.67%) VBScript
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) Python
9 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) CISSP
1 3 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) CISA
3 1 (1.33%) CISM
3 1 (1.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SEPA
2 5 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.00%) QA
3 3 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.67%) COBIT
4 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.67%) TARGET2
5 1 (1.33%) FATCA
5 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.00%) KVM
2 3 (4.00%) Xen
3 2 (2.67%) Docker
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.33%) NFS
4 1 (1.33%) SRDF
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) Oracle
2 25 (33.33%) IBM
3 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.00%) Serena
4 6 (8.00%) VMware
5 4 (5.33%) Demandware
5 4 (5.33%) hybris
5 4 (5.33%) Sybase
5 4 (5.33%) WorldPay
6 3 (4.00%) ATG
6 3 (4.00%) Charles River
6 3 (4.00%) Cisco
6 3 (4.00%) HP
6 3 (4.00%) Intershop
6 3 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (4.00%) Solace
6 3 (4.00%) Temenos
6 3 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.00%) Workday
7 2 (2.67%) Google
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