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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
London / City of London
Rank 125 118 126
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 24 33 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 1.03% 1.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.15% 6.75% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 43
Median daily rate £450 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £416
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
579 489 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.85% 15.28% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 363 639
Median daily rate £450 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 18
Median hourly rate £22.34 £55.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.39% +169.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%

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 26 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 41 (68.33%) Finance
2 34 (56.67%) Oracle
3 29 (48.33%) Windows
4 28 (46.67%) Banking
5 27 (45.00%) SQL
6 24 (40.00%) Linux
6 24 (40.00%) IBM
7 19 (31.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 19 (31.67%) Java
8 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
8 17 (28.33%) Unix
9 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
9 15 (25.00%) XML
9 15 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 15 (25.00%) SEPA
10 13 (21.67%) IIS
10 13 (21.67%) IBM Integration Bus
11 12 (20.00%) Middleware
12 11 (18.33%) ITIL
13 10 (16.67%) SOAP
14 9 (15.00%) Web Services
14 9 (15.00%) .NET
14 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
14 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (13.33%) SWIFT
16 7 (11.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
16 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
16 7 (11.67%) Retail
16 7 (11.67%) International Banking
16 7 (11.67%) Shell Script

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 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 13 (21.67%) IIS
3 5 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.33%) CMS
6 2 (3.33%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.67%) Confluence
7 1 (1.67%) SAS
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Project
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Exstream
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.33%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.67%) Magento
3 1 (1.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.00%) FTP
2 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (5.00%) LDAP
2 3 (5.00%) NAS
2 3 (5.00%) Network Security
2 3 (5.00%) SSL
3 2 (3.33%) 802.11
3 2 (3.33%) AMQP
3 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (3.33%) MPLS
3 2 (3.33%) Multicast
3 2 (3.33%) SSH
3 2 (3.33%) VPN
3 2 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.00%) DB2
4 2 (3.33%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.33%) JUnit
4 2 (3.33%) Maven
4 2 (3.33%) Mockito
4 2 (3.33%) Spock
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.67%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (68.33%) Finance
2 28 (46.67%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) International Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Back Office
5 2 (3.33%) French Language
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Applications Support
3 11 (18.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Support Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Payments Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Architect
5 7 (11.67%) Banking Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) Payments Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Middleware Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 15 (25.00%) XML
3 13 (21.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 12 (20.00%) Middleware
5 10 (16.67%) SOAP
6 9 (15.00%) .NET
6 9 (15.00%) Web Services
7 6 (10.00%) HTML
7 6 (10.00%) J2EE
7 6 (10.00%) JSP
7 6 (10.00%) Servlets
8 5 (8.33%) XSLT
9 3 (5.00%) REST
9 3 (5.00%) SailPoint
9 3 (5.00%) SPML
10 2 (3.33%) 802.1X
10 2 (3.33%) Gherkin
10 2 (3.33%) Spring Integration
10 2 (3.33%) Spring MVC
10 2 (3.33%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) SWIFT
2 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Equities
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) iSeries
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Robotics
5 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.67%) Tandem
5 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) Linux
3 17 (28.33%) Unix
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.00%) Solaris
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.67%) AIX
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 6 (10.00%) Scrum
4 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.67%) System Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Analytics
7 3 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.00%) DevOps
7 3 (5.00%) ERP
7 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) SOA
7 3 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Use Case
7 3 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 19 (31.67%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.00%) Perl
5 5 (8.33%) XPath
6 4 (6.67%) C
7 3 (5.00%) BeanShell
7 3 (5.00%) Korn
8 2 (3.33%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.33%) Python
8 2 (3.33%) R
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) C#
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
9 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) CISSP
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.67%) CISA
3 1 (1.67%) CISM
3 1 (1.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) SEPA
2 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.33%) COBIT
4 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.33%) TARGET2
5 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.33%) Ansible
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) Oracle
2 24 (40.00%) IBM
3 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) HP
4 3 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (5.00%) Serena
4 3 (5.00%) Temenos
4 3 (5.00%) Workday
4 3 (5.00%) WorldPay
5 2 (3.33%) Google
5 2 (3.33%) Informatica
5 2 (3.33%) jBASE
5 2 (3.33%) Solace
5 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Actuate
6 1 (1.67%) Adobe
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec
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