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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 102 135 145
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 55 62 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.64% 1.13% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.30% 6.42% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 50 39
Median daily rate £430 £464 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £578 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-6.08% -2.11%
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
663 965 1024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.79% 17.61% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 732 736
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 14
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.80 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 49 (55.06%) IBM
2 40 (44.94%) Java
3 37 (41.57%) Linux
4 33 (37.08%) Finance
5 32 (35.96%) Oracle
6 31 (34.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 28 (31.46%) Unix
7 28 (31.46%) WebSphere MQ
8 26 (29.21%) WebLogic
9 24 (26.97%) Middleware
10 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (21.35%) AIX
11 18 (20.22%) XML
12 17 (19.10%) J2EE
12 17 (19.10%) Apache
12 17 (19.10%) Windows
12 17 (19.10%) ITIL
12 17 (19.10%) IBM Integration Bus
12 17 (19.10%) Bash Shell
13 15 (16.85%) Python
13 15 (16.85%) Banking
14 14 (15.73%) SQL
15 13 (14.61%) Shell Script
16 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
16 12 (13.48%) DNS
16 12 (13.48%) Perl
16 12 (13.48%) Risk Management
16 12 (13.48%) VMware
16 12 (13.48%) Cloud Computing
17 11 (12.36%) Financial Institution

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 31 (34.83%) WebSphere Application Server
2 26 (29.21%) WebLogic
3 17 (19.10%) Apache
4 10 (11.24%) Tomcat
5 7 (7.87%) IIS
6 6 (6.74%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (6.74%) JBoss
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (3.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (3.37%) FileNet
9 2 (2.25%) CloudStack
9 2 (2.25%) CMS
9 2 (2.25%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
9 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.25%) WMQI
10 1 (1.12%) Node.js
10 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Maximo
1 2 (2.25%) Primavera
2 1 (1.12%) Documaker
2 1 (1.12%) Exstream
2 1 (1.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.48%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.25%) IaaS
4 2 (2.25%) PaaS
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) DNS
2 11 (12.36%) Firewall
2 11 (12.36%) HTTP
3 10 (11.24%) SSL
4 6 (6.74%) LDAP
5 5 (5.62%) FTP
6 4 (4.49%) NAS
7 3 (3.37%) SAN
8 2 (2.25%) FCoE
8 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.25%) LAN
8 2 (2.25%) Network Security
8 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.25%) WAN
9 1 (1.12%) AMQP
9 1 (1.12%) DMZ
9 1 (1.12%) Multicast
9 1 (1.12%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) DB2
3 5 (5.62%) MySQL
4 2 (2.25%) GIS
4 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.25%) HBase
4 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.87%) Ant
2 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.74%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.62%) Introscope
5 4 (4.49%) Gerrit
5 4 (4.49%) JIRA
5 4 (4.49%) Maven
5 4 (4.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.25%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.25%) JUnit
6 2 (2.25%) Subversion
7 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
General
1 33 (37.08%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Financial Institution
4 8 (8.99%) Retail
5 6 (6.74%) Investment Banking
6 5 (5.62%) Front Office
7 2 (2.25%) Back Office
7 2 (2.25%) French Language
7 2 (2.25%) German Language
7 2 (2.25%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Developer
2 13 (14.61%) Architect
3 9 (10.11%) Consultant
3 9 (10.11%) WebSphere Architect
4 8 (8.99%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.87%) WebSphere Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Middleware Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Deployment Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) UAT Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) WebSphere MQ
2 24 (26.97%) Middleware
3 18 (20.22%) XML
4 17 (19.10%) IBM Integration Bus
4 17 (19.10%) J2EE
5 11 (12.36%) Web Services
6 7 (7.87%) JSP
6 7 (7.87%) Servlets
7 6 (6.74%) HTML
8 5 (5.62%) .NET
8 5 (5.62%) LAMP
8 5 (5.62%) XSLT
9 4 (4.49%) EJB
9 4 (4.49%) REST
9 4 (4.49%) SOAP
9 4 (4.49%) XML Messaging
10 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.37%) CSS
10 3 (3.37%) JSON
10 3 (3.37%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Hedge funds
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.87%) DataPower
4 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.25%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.12%) CMDB
8 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.12%) Derivative
8 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.12%) Equities
8 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.57%) Linux
2 28 (31.46%) Unix
3 19 (21.35%) AIX
4 17 (19.10%) Windows
5 9 (10.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 8 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.87%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (7.87%) SUSE
7 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.74%) Windows Server
9 4 (4.49%) Solaris
9 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.25%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.25%) VMS
10 2 (2.25%) Windows NT
10 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.10%) ITIL
3 12 (13.48%) Risk Management
4 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
5 9 (10.11%) Asset Management
5 9 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (10.11%) OO
5 9 (10.11%) SOA
6 8 (8.99%) Analytics
6 8 (8.99%) Project Management
7 7 (7.87%) Business Development
7 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.87%) DevOps
7 7 (7.87%) Presales
7 7 (7.87%) Process Management
7 7 (7.87%) Risk Analytics
7 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.74%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.94%) Java
2 17 (19.10%) Bash Shell
3 15 (16.85%) Python
4 14 (15.73%) SQL
5 13 (14.61%) Shell Script
6 12 (13.48%) Perl
7 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.49%) Jython
8 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.37%) C
9 3 (3.37%) C++
9 3 (3.37%) PHP
9 3 (3.37%) XPath
10 2 (2.25%) Korn
10 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.25%) Ruby
10 2 (2.25%) VBScript
10 2 (2.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) CISSP
3 2 (2.25%) CCNA
3 2 (2.25%) CEH
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.25%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (2.25%) IBM Certification
3 2 (2.25%) MCSE
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.25%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) vCloud
2 4 (4.49%) vSphere
2 4 (4.49%) Xen
3 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.25%) NFS
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.25%) SRDF
3 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.25%) XenServer
4 1 (1.12%) Docker
4 1 (1.12%) Firmware
4 1 (1.12%) KVM
4 1 (1.12%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.12%) Samba
4 1 (1.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Puppet
2 4 (4.49%) Ansible
3 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.37%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.25%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.25%) Control-M
4 2 (2.25%) Salt
4 2 (2.25%) SCCM
4 2 (2.25%) Terraform
5 1 (1.12%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.12%) Netcool
5 1 (1.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 49 (55.06%) IBM
2 32 (35.96%) Oracle
3 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.48%) VMware
4 9 (10.11%) ATG
4 9 (10.11%) BEA
5 7 (7.87%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.74%) SAP
6 6 (6.74%) Sybase
7 5 (5.62%) hybris
8 4 (4.49%) NetApp
8 4 (4.49%) Software AG
8 4 (4.49%) webMethods
9 3 (3.37%) Adobe
10 2 (2.25%) Cisco
10 2 (2.25%) EMC
10 2 (2.25%) Informatica
10 2 (2.25%) Intel
10 2 (2.25%) Murex
10 2 (2.25%) Novell
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