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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 132 152 119
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 41 53 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.16% 0.96% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.33% 5.69% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 56
Median daily rate £500 £450 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
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
648 932 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.38% 16.87% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 702 649
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 30
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £18.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -13.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 46 (48.94%) IBM
2 42 (44.68%) Java
3 35 (37.23%) Oracle
4 33 (35.11%) Finance
5 30 (31.91%) Linux
6 27 (28.72%) Unix
6 27 (28.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 27 (28.72%) Middleware
7 26 (27.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (25.53%) Banking
9 23 (24.47%) XML
10 21 (22.34%) WebLogic
11 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
12 17 (18.09%) IBM Integration Bus
13 16 (17.02%) Windows
14 15 (15.96%) Web Services
14 15 (15.96%) J2EE
14 15 (15.96%) SQL
14 15 (15.96%) Shell Script
15 14 (14.89%) Asset Management
16 13 (13.83%) ITIL
17 12 (12.77%) .NET
17 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
17 12 (12.77%) Risk Management
17 12 (12.77%) Retail
18 11 (11.70%) HTTP
18 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
18 11 (11.70%) AIX
18 11 (11.70%) Apache

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 26 (27.66%) WebSphere Application Server
2 21 (22.34%) WebLogic
3 11 (11.70%) Apache
4 10 (10.64%) JBoss
5 8 (8.51%) Tomcat
6 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
7 6 (6.38%) IIS
8 4 (4.26%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (4.26%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (3.19%) FileNet
9 3 (3.19%) GlassFish
9 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (2.13%) CICS
10 2 (2.13%) CloudStack
10 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
10 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Exstream
2 1 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.06%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.06%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.06%) IaaS
3 1 (1.06%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) HTTP
2 8 (8.51%) Firewall
3 7 (7.45%) DNS
3 7 (7.45%) FTP
4 6 (6.38%) SSL
5 5 (5.32%) NAS
6 4 (4.26%) LAN
6 4 (4.26%) LDAP
6 4 (4.26%) WAN
7 3 (3.19%) SAN
8 2 (2.13%) FCoE
8 2 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.13%) Internet
8 2 (2.13%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.13%) Multicast
8 2 (2.13%) Network Security
8 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.06%) DMZ
9 1 (1.06%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.19%) DB2
6 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.06%) HBase
7 1 (1.06%) MySQL
7 1 (1.06%) OLAP
7 1 (1.06%) OLTP
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) JUnit
1 7 (7.45%) Subversion
2 5 (5.32%) JIRA
2 5 (5.32%) Maven
3 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.26%) Introscope
3 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.19%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.13%) Mockito
6 1 (1.06%) Ant
6 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.06%) Spock
General
1 33 (35.11%) Finance
2 24 (25.53%) Banking
3 12 (12.77%) Retail
4 10 (10.64%) Financial Institution
5 8 (8.51%) Investment Banking
6 7 (7.45%) Front Office
7 5 (5.32%) Back Office
8 3 (3.19%) French Language
8 3 (3.19%) Law
8 3 (3.19%) Spanish Language
9 2 (2.13%) German Language
9 2 (2.13%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (39.36%) Developer
2 14 (14.89%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Analyst
4 11 (11.70%) Architect
5 8 (8.51%) WebSphere Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Middleware Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Integration Developer
7 6 (6.38%) WebSphere Architect
7 6 (6.38%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Administrator
8 5 (5.32%) Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) Integration Specialist
8 5 (5.32%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Middleware Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.26%) WebSphere Consultant
9 4 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
9 4 (4.26%) WebSphere Specialist
9 4 (4.26%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.72%) Middleware
1 27 (28.72%) WebSphere MQ
2 23 (24.47%) XML
3 17 (18.09%) IBM Integration Bus
4 15 (15.96%) J2EE
4 15 (15.96%) Web Services
5 12 (12.77%) .NET
6 9 (9.57%) EJB
6 9 (9.57%) JSP
6 9 (9.57%) Servlets
7 8 (8.51%) REST
8 7 (7.45%) HTML
8 7 (7.45%) Spring
8 7 (7.45%) XSLT
9 6 (6.38%) JMS
9 6 (6.38%) XML Messaging
10 5 (5.32%) CSS
10 5 (5.32%) SOAP
11 4 (4.26%) jQuery
11 4 (4.26%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.38%) DataPower
1 6 (6.38%) Fixed Income
1 6 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (6.38%) Hedge funds
2 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.26%) Equities
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.13%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.06%) CMDB
4 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.06%) iSeries
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.91%) Linux
2 27 (28.72%) Unix
3 16 (17.02%) Windows
4 11 (11.70%) AIX
5 7 (7.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 6 (6.38%) Solaris
6 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.19%) SUSE
9 2 (2.13%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.13%) VMS
9 2 (2.13%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.89%) Asset Management
3 13 (13.83%) ITIL
4 12 (12.77%) Risk Management
5 11 (11.70%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.57%) OO
7 8 (8.51%) Project Management
7 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.51%) TDD
8 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.38%) Analytics
9 6 (6.38%) Business Development
9 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.38%) Presales
9 6 (6.38%) Process Management
9 6 (6.38%) Risk Analytics
10 5 (5.32%) DevOps
10 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) Java
2 15 (15.96%) Shell Script
2 15 (15.96%) SQL
3 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.57%) Bash Shell
4 9 (9.57%) Perl
4 9 (9.57%) Python
5 6 (6.38%) XPath
6 3 (3.19%) Jython
6 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.13%) PHP
7 2 (2.13%) Ruby
7 2 (2.13%) VBScript
8 1 (1.06%) Korn
8 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) CISSP
2 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) CCNA
3 2 (2.13%) CEH
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (2.13%) IBM Certification
3 2 (2.13%) MCSE
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) FATCA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.38%) Xen
3 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.26%) KVM
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.13%) NFS
5 2 (2.13%) SRDF
5 2 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.13%) vSphere
5 2 (2.13%) XenServer
6 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.06%) Firmware
6 1 (1.06%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.06%) Samba
6 1 (1.06%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
1 3 (3.19%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.13%) Ansible
2 2 (2.13%) Cobbler
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.13%) Salt
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) Terraform
3 1 (1.06%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.06%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.06%) Netcool
3 1 (1.06%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 46 (48.94%) IBM
2 35 (37.23%) Oracle
3 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.64%) ATG
5 8 (8.51%) VMware
6 7 (7.45%) hybris
7 6 (6.38%) BEA
8 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.26%) Cisco
9 4 (4.26%) NetApp
9 4 (4.26%) SAP
9 4 (4.26%) Serena
9 4 (4.26%) Sybase
9 4 (4.26%) TIBCO
9 4 (4.26%) webMethods
10 3 (3.19%) Charles River
10 3 (3.19%) Demandware
10 3 (3.19%) Intershop
10 3 (3.19%) Software AG
11 2 (2.13%) AppDynamics
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