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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 136 140 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 63 62 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.16% 1.04% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.56% 6.13% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 72
Average daily rate
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£463 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
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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
961 1012 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.64% 16.96% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 725 709
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 53
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -32.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -10.52%

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 May 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 May 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 75 (56.39%) IBM
2 61 (45.86%) Finance
3 55 (41.35%) Java
4 53 (39.85%) Linux
5 49 (36.84%) Oracle
6 46 (34.59%) WebSphere MQ
7 35 (26.32%) Banking
8 33 (24.81%) UNIX
9 30 (22.56%) WebSphere Application Server
10 27 (20.30%) Retail
11 22 (16.54%) SQL
11 22 (16.54%) WebLogic
11 22 (16.54%) Middleware
12 21 (15.79%) E-Commerce
13 20 (15.04%) Windows
13 20 (15.04%) Solaris
14 19 (14.29%) ITIL
15 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (12.78%) .NET
17 15 (11.28%) Financial Institution
17 15 (11.28%) J2EE
17 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (10.53%) Apache
19 13 (9.77%) Clustering
19 13 (9.77%) Tomcat
19 13 (9.77%) Python
19 13 (9.77%) TIBCO
20 12 (9.02%) XML
21 11 (8.27%) VMware
21 11 (8.27%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 30 (22.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 22 (16.54%) WebLogic
3 14 (10.53%) Apache
4 13 (9.77%) Tomcat
5 11 (8.27%) WebSphere Portal
6 8 (6.02%) FileNet
6 8 (6.02%) IIS
6 8 (6.02%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.26%) JBoss
8 6 (4.51%) WebSphere Process Server
9 5 (3.76%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (3.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (3.76%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (2.26%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (2.26%) Commerce Server
11 2 (1.50%) CMS
11 2 (1.50%) CICS
11 2 (1.50%) NetWeaver
11 2 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.76%) Markit EDM
2 4 (3.01%) RMDS
3 1 (0.75%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.75%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.27%) SSL
2 8 (6.02%) Firewall
2 8 (6.02%) LAN
2 8 (6.02%) WAN
2 8 (6.02%) HTTP
3 6 (4.51%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.51%) LDAP
3 6 (4.51%) SAN
4 4 (3.01%) Multicast
5 3 (2.26%) FCoE
5 3 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.26%) DMZ
5 3 (2.26%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.26%) NAS
6 2 (1.50%) DNS
7 1 (0.75%) VPN
7 1 (0.75%) SNMP
7 1 (0.75%) SMTP
7 1 (0.75%) AMQP
7 1 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) DB2
2 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.51%) MySQL
3 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (3.76%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.26%) HBase
6 3 (2.26%) Big Data
6 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.50%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.50%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Maven
1 8 (6.02%) JIRA
2 7 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.51%) Introscope
3 6 (4.51%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.76%) Ant
4 5 (3.76%) Subversion
5 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.01%) JUnit
6 3 (2.26%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.26%) Hudson
7 1 (0.75%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.75%) Mockito
7 1 (0.75%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 61 (45.86%) Finance
2 35 (26.32%) Banking
3 27 (20.30%) Retail
4 15 (11.28%) Financial Institution
5 9 (6.77%) Retail Banking
6 7 (5.26%) Back Office
7 5 (3.76%) Investment Banking
8 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.75%) Legal
9 1 (0.75%) Advertising
9 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Marketing
9 1 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (26.32%) Developer
2 21 (15.79%) Architect
3 16 (12.03%) Administrator
4 14 (10.53%) WebSphere Developer
5 13 (9.77%) Analyst
6 12 (9.02%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.77%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.02%) Consultant
9 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 5 (3.76%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) WebSphere Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Development Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.76%) FileNet Administrator
11 4 (3.01%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) FileNet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.59%) WebSphere MQ
2 22 (16.54%) Middleware
3 17 (12.78%) .NET
4 15 (11.28%) J2EE
5 12 (9.02%) XML
6 11 (8.27%) HTML
6 11 (8.27%) Web Services
7 10 (7.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 7 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (5.26%) CSS
8 7 (5.26%) JSP
8 7 (5.26%) Hibernate
8 7 (5.26%) Java EE
8 7 (5.26%) Spring
9 6 (4.51%) XSLT
9 6 (4.51%) WebCenter
10 5 (3.76%) WCF
10 5 (3.76%) Ultra Messaging
10 5 (3.76%) MSMQ
10 5 (3.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.77%) Clustering
3 9 (6.77%) Hedge funds
3 9 (6.77%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.51%) Derivative
5 5 (3.76%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.76%) PKI
6 4 (3.01%) DataPower
6 4 (3.01%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.26%) Replication
8 2 (1.50%) Equities
8 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.50%) AS400
8 2 (1.50%) iSeries
8 2 (1.50%) LPAR
9 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.75%) User Experience
9 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 53 (39.85%) Linux
2 33 (24.81%) UNIX
3 20 (15.04%) Windows
3 20 (15.04%) Solaris
4 8 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.02%) AIX
5 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.01%) zOS
7 3 (2.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.50%) SUSE
9 1 (0.75%) i5/OS
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.75%) HPUX
9 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 19 (14.29%) ITIL
3 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.52%) SOA
5 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (6.77%) High Availability
5 9 (6.77%) SDLC
6 8 (6.02%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.02%) UML
7 7 (5.26%) ETL
7 7 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 7 (5.26%) Workflow
7 7 (5.26%) Migration
7 7 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 6 (4.51%) Web Development
8 6 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.51%) TDD
8 6 (4.51%) Document Management
8 6 (4.51%) Patch Management
8 6 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.35%) Java
2 22 (16.54%) SQL
3 13 (9.77%) Python
4 11 (8.27%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.27%) Perl
5 9 (6.77%) C
6 8 (6.02%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.26%) Jython
7 7 (5.26%) C#
8 6 (4.51%) Ruby
9 3 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.26%) PHP
10 2 (1.50%) ABAP
10 2 (1.50%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) C++
11 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.75%) RPG
11 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.75%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) IBM Certification
2 3 (2.26%) Degree
3 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (0.75%) CCNA
4 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (8.27%) Oracle RAC
1 11 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.51%) OCFS2
2 6 (4.51%) GlusterFS
2 6 (4.51%) GFS2
3 5 (3.76%) KVM
4 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.26%) NFS
5 3 (2.26%) Xen
5 3 (2.26%) SRDF
6 2 (1.50%) RHEV
7 1 (0.75%) vSphere
7 1 (0.75%) vCloud
7 1 (0.75%) Squid
7 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) Puppet
2 5 (3.76%) SELinux
2 5 (3.76%) Control-M
3 4 (3.01%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.50%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.75%) Netcool
5 1 (0.75%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 75 (56.39%) IBM
2 49 (36.84%) Oracle
3 13 (9.77%) TIBCO
4 11 (8.27%) VMware
5 10 (7.52%) ATG
6 8 (6.02%) hybris
7 7 (5.26%) Kofax
8 6 (4.51%) Remedy
8 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.76%) Sybase
9 5 (3.76%) DevExpress
9 5 (3.76%) Demandware
10 4 (3.01%) DataSynapse
10 4 (3.01%) Microsoft
10 4 (3.01%) HP
10 4 (3.01%) Cisco
10 4 (3.01%) Intel
10 4 (3.01%) webMethods
10 4 (3.01%) NetApp
11 3 (2.26%) Informatica
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