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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 120 105 114
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 80 128 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 1.77% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.95% 10.78% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 93 80
Average daily rate
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£375 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -29.55%
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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
1006 1187 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.05% 16.37% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 800 942
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £594 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £23.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.00 £59.00 £50.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 88 (62.86%) Oracle
2 77 (55.00%) Linux
3 62 (44.29%) Banking
4 60 (42.86%) Java
5 50 (35.71%) SQL
6 49 (35.00%) Finance
7 48 (34.29%) WebLogic
8 41 (29.29%) Windows
9 40 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 36 (25.71%) IBM
11 34 (24.29%) Tomcat
12 33 (23.57%) Middleware
13 31 (22.14%) VMware
14 30 (21.43%) UNIX
14 30 (21.43%) J2EE
15 28 (20.00%) JBoss
15 28 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (19.29%) Release Management
16 27 (19.29%) SOA
16 27 (19.29%) WebSphere MQ
17 26 (18.57%) ISO 9001
17 26 (18.57%) ITIL
18 25 (17.86%) Microsoft
18 25 (17.86%) PowerShell
19 24 (17.14%) Bash Shell
19 24 (17.14%) Shell Script
20 22 (15.71%) Tivoli
20 22 (15.71%) BizTalk Server
20 22 (15.71%) C
21 21 (15.00%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (34.29%) WebLogic
2 34 (24.29%) Tomcat
3 22 (15.71%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (12.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (10.00%) GlassFish
6 12 (8.57%) MQSeries
6 12 (8.57%) IIS
7 10 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (6.43%) Apache
9 5 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
11 3 (2.14%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (1.43%) Jetty
12 2 (1.43%) nginx
12 2 (1.43%) IBM Connections
12 2 (1.43%) AquaLogic
12 2 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.71%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MS Project
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.14%) RMDS
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.43%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (1.43%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.43%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.29%) Cloud Computing
1 13 (9.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) HTTP
2 7 (5.00%) SSL
2 7 (5.00%) Firewall
3 4 (2.86%) SAN
4 3 (2.14%) Internet
4 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.14%) LDAP
4 3 (2.14%) LAN
4 3 (2.14%) WAN
4 3 (2.14%) NAS
4 3 (2.14%) FCoE
4 3 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.14%) Multicast
4 3 (2.14%) FTP
5 2 (1.43%) SSH
5 2 (1.43%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.43%) DNS
5 2 (1.43%) X.509
6 1 (0.71%) IPsec
6 1 (0.71%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.29%) MySQL
3 12 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 11 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (2.86%) DB2
8 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.14%) HBase
8 3 (2.14%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.43%) ObjectStore
10 1 (0.71%) solidDB
10 1 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 18 (12.86%) JIRA
2 14 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (9.29%) Subversion
4 12 (8.57%) Ant
5 11 (7.86%) Maven
6 10 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 10 (7.14%) Mercurial
6 10 (7.14%) Gerrit
7 9 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (6.43%) AnthillPro
7 9 (6.43%) TeamCity
8 6 (4.29%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.14%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.43%) WiX
10 2 (1.43%) MSI
10 2 (1.43%) NUnit
10 2 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.71%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 1 (0.71%) JUnit
General
1 62 (44.29%) Banking
2 49 (35.00%) Finance
3 16 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.43%) Front Office
5 8 (5.71%) Back Office
6 6 (4.29%) Retail
7 5 (3.57%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.14%) French Language
8 3 (2.14%) German Language
8 3 (2.14%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.71%) Games
10 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.71%) Law
10 1 (0.71%) Legal
10 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (28.57%) Developer
2 25 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.14%) Administrator
4 12 (8.57%) Deployment Engineer
5 10 (7.14%) Analyst
5 10 (7.14%) Architect
6 8 (5.71%) Deployment Manager
7 6 (4.29%) Programmer
7 6 (4.29%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) Java Programmer
7 6 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) Middleware Specialist
8 5 (3.57%) Deployment Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Release Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.57%) Middleware
2 30 (21.43%) J2EE
3 27 (19.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 18 (12.86%) JMS
5 15 (10.71%) XML
5 15 (10.71%) .NET
5 15 (10.71%) Spring
5 15 (10.71%) Java EE
6 12 (8.57%) HTML
7 10 (7.14%) XSLT
8 9 (6.43%) Ajax
8 9 (6.43%) Web Services
9 8 (5.71%) Hibernate
9 8 (5.71%) Servlets
9 8 (5.71%) SOAP
9 8 (5.71%) REST
10 7 (5.00%) WebSockets
10 7 (5.00%) jQuery
10 7 (5.00%) JDBC
10 7 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Derivative
2 9 (6.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.29%) Clustering
3 6 (4.29%) SWIFT
4 4 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.86%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.14%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.14%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (2.14%) DataPower
5 3 (2.14%) Kindle
6 2 (1.43%) LPAR
6 2 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.43%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 77 (55.00%) Linux
2 41 (29.29%) Windows
3 30 (21.43%) UNIX
4 13 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.14%) Solaris
6 5 (3.57%) AIX
7 3 (2.14%) SELinux
8 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.71%) SUSE
9 1 (0.71%) zOS
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (19.29%) Release Management
2 27 (19.29%) SOA
3 26 (18.57%) ITIL
4 13 (9.29%) OO
4 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (9.29%) DevOps
5 12 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (7.86%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.14%) ETL
7 10 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (6.43%) UML
9 8 (5.71%) Project Management
10 7 (5.00%) Migration
10 7 (5.00%) Low Latency
10 7 (5.00%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.29%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (4.29%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 60 (42.86%) Java
2 50 (35.71%) SQL
3 25 (17.86%) PowerShell
4 24 (17.14%) Shell Script
4 24 (17.14%) Bash Shell
5 22 (15.71%) C
6 21 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 21 (15.00%) Python
7 16 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 13 (9.29%) VBScript
9 7 (5.00%) C#
9 7 (5.00%) C++
10 5 (3.57%) Perl
11 4 (2.86%) Ruby
12 2 (1.43%) Korn
12 2 (1.43%) XPath
12 2 (1.43%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.43%) Jython
12 2 (1.43%) VB
12 2 (1.43%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.43%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (9.29%) XenServer
4 12 (8.57%) vCloud
5 7 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.86%) NFS
7 3 (2.14%) Xen
7 3 (2.14%) SRDF
8 2 (1.43%) KVM
8 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.71%) RACF
9 1 (0.71%) Samba
9 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.71%) ACF2
9 1 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 22 (15.71%) Tivoli
2 14 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (2.14%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (2.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.71%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.71%) Control-M
5 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 88 (62.86%) Oracle
2 36 (25.71%) IBM
3 31 (22.14%) VMware
4 28 (20.00%) JBoss
5 25 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 13 (9.29%) Citrix
6 13 (9.29%) Red Hat
6 13 (9.29%) LANDesk
7 12 (8.57%) Cognos
8 9 (6.43%) Sybase
9 5 (3.57%) TIBCO
9 5 (3.57%) 29West
10 4 (2.86%) Remedy
10 4 (2.86%) Adobe
11 3 (2.14%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (2.14%) SAP
11 3 (2.14%) Cisco
11 3 (2.14%) Software AG
11 3 (2.14%) DataSynapse
11 3 (2.14%) EMC
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