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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 145 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 60 136 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 1.87% 1.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.27% 10.62% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 96 79
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£425 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £625 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
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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
957 1281 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.28% 17.64% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 896 861
Average daily rate £397 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 46
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £33.20 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014, 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 85 (59.44%) Oracle
2 71 (49.65%) Linux
3 58 (40.56%) Banking
4 54 (37.76%) Java
5 50 (34.97%) Finance
6 49 (34.27%) IBM
7 48 (33.57%) WebLogic
8 42 (29.37%) SQL
8 42 (29.37%) Windows
9 37 (25.87%) Tomcat
10 35 (24.48%) SQL Server
10 35 (24.48%) VMware
11 34 (23.78%) JBoss
12 32 (22.38%) ITIL
13 31 (21.68%) Microsoft
13 31 (21.68%) Middleware
13 31 (21.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (20.98%) PowerShell
14 30 (20.98%) Shell Script
15 29 (20.28%) Release Management
16 27 (18.88%) WebSphere MQ
16 27 (18.88%) UNIX
17 26 (18.18%) C
17 26 (18.18%) Tivoli
17 26 (18.18%) ISO 9001
18 25 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (16.78%) SOA
19 24 (16.78%) J2EE
19 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 48 (33.57%) WebLogic
2 37 (25.87%) Tomcat
3 34 (23.78%) JBoss
4 21 (14.69%) GlassFish
5 17 (11.89%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (10.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (9.09%) IIS
8 10 (6.99%) MQSeries
9 7 (4.90%) Apache
10 6 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (3.50%) WebSphere Process Server
12 4 (2.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (2.10%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (2.10%) AquaLogic
13 3 (2.10%) MS Exchange
14 2 (1.40%) FileNet
14 2 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
14 2 (1.40%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.80%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.10%) Workday HCM
3 3 (2.10%) RMDS
3 3 (2.10%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.40%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.70%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) HTTP
1 9 (6.29%) Firewall
2 7 (4.90%) SSL
2 7 (4.90%) SAN
3 6 (4.20%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (3.50%) iSCSI
4 5 (3.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.80%) FTP
6 3 (2.10%) FCoE
6 3 (2.10%) Multicast
6 3 (2.10%) VLAN
6 3 (2.10%) NAS
6 3 (2.10%) LDAP
6 3 (2.10%) LAN
6 3 (2.10%) WAN
6 3 (2.10%) Internet
6 3 (2.10%) SSH
7 2 (1.40%) X.509
7 2 (1.40%) DNS
7 2 (1.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.49%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.69%) MySQL
4 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.50%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.10%) HBase
7 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.10%) DB2
8 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.40%) ObjectStore
9 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.70%) Big Data
9 1 (0.70%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 12 (8.39%) JIRA
2 10 (6.99%) Subversion
2 10 (6.99%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.90%) Ant
3 7 (4.90%) Maven
4 6 (4.20%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.50%) Gerrit
5 5 (3.50%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.80%) MSI
6 4 (2.80%) NUnit
6 4 (2.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (2.80%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.80%) AnthillPro
6 4 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.80%) WiX
7 3 (2.10%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.40%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.70%) Hudson
9 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 58 (40.56%) Banking
2 50 (34.97%) Finance
3 12 (8.39%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.99%) Retail
4 10 (6.99%) Front Office
5 7 (4.90%) Back Office
6 3 (2.10%) French Language
6 3 (2.10%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.10%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (26.57%) Developer
2 23 (16.08%) Administrator
3 21 (14.69%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.79%) Analyst
5 13 (9.09%) Architect
6 9 (6.29%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (4.90%) WebSphere Developer
7 7 (4.90%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Programmer
8 6 (4.20%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.20%) Java Programmer
8 6 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Middleware Specialist
9 5 (3.50%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Consultant
10 4 (2.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.68%) Middleware
2 27 (18.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 24 (16.78%) J2EE
4 17 (11.89%) JMS
5 16 (11.19%) XML
6 14 (9.79%) Java EE
7 13 (9.09%) Web Services
7 13 (9.09%) REST
8 11 (7.69%) HTML
8 11 (7.69%) Spring
9 10 (6.99%) .NET
10 9 (6.29%) XSLT
10 9 (6.29%) JDBC
11 8 (5.59%) SOAP
11 8 (5.59%) Ajax
12 7 (4.90%) WebSockets
13 6 (4.20%) JRules
13 6 (4.20%) CSS
13 6 (4.20%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (3.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (7.69%) Clustering
2 9 (6.29%) Derivative
3 5 (3.50%) SWIFT
3 5 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.80%) Replication
4 4 (2.80%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.80%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.80%) Kindle
5 3 (2.10%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (2.10%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.40%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.40%) DataPower
6 2 (1.40%) LPAR
6 2 (1.40%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.70%) IVR
7 1 (0.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 71 (49.65%) Linux
2 42 (29.37%) Windows
3 27 (18.88%) UNIX
4 15 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.50%) Solaris
6 4 (2.80%) AIX
6 4 (2.80%) SELinux
7 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.40%) SUSE
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.38%) ITIL
2 29 (20.28%) Release Management
3 25 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (16.78%) SOA
4 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.49%) OO
6 13 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 13 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 11 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (6.99%) DevOps
9 9 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (6.29%) Project Management
10 8 (5.59%) UML
10 8 (5.59%) Integration Testing
11 7 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.90%) Migration
12 6 (4.20%) MVC
12 6 (4.20%) ETL
12 6 (4.20%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.20%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 54 (37.76%) Java
2 42 (29.37%) SQL
3 30 (20.98%) PowerShell
3 30 (20.98%) Shell Script
4 26 (18.18%) C
5 19 (13.29%) Bash Shell
6 16 (11.19%) Python
7 13 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.59%) VBScript
9 8 (5.59%) C#
10 7 (4.90%) C++
10 7 (4.90%) Perl
11 5 (3.50%) Ruby
12 3 (2.10%) XPath
13 2 (1.40%) Jython
13 2 (1.40%) VB
13 2 (1.40%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.40%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.10%) MCITP
2 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.10%) MCSE
2 3 (2.10%) RHCE
2 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.10%) CCNA
2 3 (2.10%) RHCT
2 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.70%) NCDA
3 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.18%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (21.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 19 (13.29%) XenServer
4 8 (5.59%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (5.59%) vCloud
5 7 (4.90%) NFS
6 5 (3.50%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
8 3 (2.10%) KVM
8 3 (2.10%) Xen
8 3 (2.10%) XenApp
8 3 (2.10%) SRDF
9 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.70%) ACF2
10 1 (0.70%) RHEV
10 1 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.70%) Samba
10 1 (0.70%) RACF
Systems Management
1 26 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 10 (6.99%) Puppet
3 3 (2.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.10%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.10%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (2.10%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (2.10%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (2.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.70%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 85 (59.44%) Oracle
2 49 (34.27%) IBM
3 35 (24.48%) VMware
4 31 (21.68%) Microsoft
5 22 (15.38%) Citrix
6 19 (13.29%) LANDesk
7 13 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.29%) Sybase
9 8 (5.59%) SAP
10 7 (4.90%) Cognos
11 6 (4.20%) NetApp
11 6 (4.20%) Cyber-Ark
12 5 (3.50%) HP
12 5 (3.50%) TIBCO
12 5 (3.50%) Remedy
13 4 (2.80%) Adobe
13 4 (2.80%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (2.80%) 29West
14 3 (2.10%) DataSynapse
14 3 (2.10%) Cisco
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