The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 187 172 167
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 248 267 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.17% 1.24% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.24% 6.70% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 161 148
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £389
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
WebSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
3974 3983 3680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.81% 18.48% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2793 2680 2403
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 73 131
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £34.25 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in London

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the London region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in London

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in London

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the London region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in London

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 58 £450 -12.19% 29
Paddington - 1 £475 -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 220 (44.81%) Java
2 219 (44.60%) IBM
3 192 (39.10%) Linux
4 183 (37.27%) Oracle
5 132 (26.88%) UNIX
6 131 (26.68%) Finance
7 116 (23.63%) WebSphere MQ
8 110 (22.40%) WebLogic
9 109 (22.20%) Banking
10 103 (20.98%) Middleware
11 101 (20.57%) SQL
12 99 (20.16%) Windows
13 90 (18.33%) J2EE
14 89 (18.13%) WebSphere Application Server
15 87 (17.72%) E-Commerce
16 85 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
17 77 (15.68%) XML
18 76 (15.48%) ITIL
19 74 (15.07%) Web Services
20 71 (14.46%) Tomcat
21 64 (13.03%) SQL Server
22 63 (12.83%) Red Hat
22 63 (12.83%) Retail
23 58 (11.81%) AIX
24 57 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
25 54 (11.00%) Bash Shell
26 53 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 53 (10.79%) Apache
26 53 (10.79%) .NET
27 52 (10.59%) JBoss

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 110 (22.40%) WebLogic
2 89 (18.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 71 (14.46%) Tomcat
4 53 (10.79%) Apache
5 52 (10.59%) JBoss
6 50 (10.18%) IIS
7 34 (6.92%) IBM HTTP Server
8 28 (5.70%) SharePoint
9 18 (3.67%) GlassFish
9 18 (3.67%) FileNet
10 15 (3.05%) Adobe CQ
11 12 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 12 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
12 11 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (1.83%) TIBCO EMS
13 9 (1.83%) CICS
14 7 (1.43%) Documentum
14 7 (1.43%) Commerce Server
14 7 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
15 5 (1.02%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.24%) MS Project
4 6 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.61%) MS Office
6 1 (0.20%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.43%) Murex MxG2000
4 4 (0.81%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.61%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.61%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 3 (0.61%) Magento
5 3 (0.61%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.41%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.41%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.41%) RMDS
6 2 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.20%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.61%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.76%) SSL
1 43 (8.76%) HTTP
2 21 (4.28%) Internet
3 16 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.85%) SAN
5 13 (2.65%) LAN
5 13 (2.65%) WAN
5 13 (2.65%) DNS
6 11 (2.24%) LDAP
6 11 (2.24%) Firewall
7 8 (1.63%) SMTP
8 6 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (1.22%) iSCSI
8 6 (1.22%) FTP
9 5 (1.02%) Intranet
10 4 (0.81%) Multicast
10 4 (0.81%) VLAN
11 3 (0.61%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.61%) DMZ
11 3 (0.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.76%) DB2
3 27 (5.50%) Relational Database
4 23 (4.68%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.26%) Oracle Exadata
6 14 (2.85%) MySQL
7 13 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.43%) DataStage
10 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.02%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.81%) Big Data
11 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.61%) QlikView
12 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (4.89%) Eclipse
2 19 (3.87%) Maven
3 14 (2.85%) Ant
3 14 (2.85%) JIRA
4 13 (2.65%) JUnit
4 13 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.44%) Introscope
6 11 (2.24%) Subversion
7 8 (1.63%) Eclipse RCP
7 8 (1.63%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.63%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.43%) NUnit
8 7 (1.43%) Selenium
9 4 (0.81%) Hudson
9 4 (0.81%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.81%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.61%) MSI
10 3 (0.61%) MSBuild
General
1 131 (26.68%) Finance
2 109 (22.20%) Banking
3 63 (12.83%) Retail
4 30 (6.11%) Investment Banking
5 28 (5.70%) Front Office
5 28 (5.70%) Financial Institution
6 15 (3.05%) Back Office
7 11 (2.24%) Marketing
8 5 (1.02%) Legal
8 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.41%) German Language
9 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.41%) Turkish Language
9 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.41%) International Banking
9 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 150 (30.55%) Developer
2 70 (14.26%) Java Developer
3 50 (10.18%) Analyst
4 43 (8.76%) Architect
5 41 (8.35%) Administrator
6 35 (7.13%) Consultant
7 32 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 24 (4.89%) WebSphere Developer
9 14 (2.85%) Designer
9 14 (2.85%) Support Analyst
9 14 (2.85%) Applications Support
10 13 (2.65%) Business Analyst
11 12 (2.44%) Support Specialist
12 11 (2.24%) Technical Analyst
12 11 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.04%) Middleware Engineer
13 10 (2.04%) Technical Consultant
14 9 (1.83%) WebSphere Administrator
14 9 (1.83%) C# Developer
14 9 (1.83%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (23.63%) WebSphere MQ
2 103 (20.98%) Middleware
3 90 (18.33%) J2EE
4 77 (15.68%) XML
5 74 (15.07%) Web Services
6 53 (10.79%) .NET
7 49 (9.98%) HTML
8 45 (9.16%) Spring
9 39 (7.94%) XSLT
10 38 (7.74%) CSS
11 36 (7.33%) Java EE
12 32 (6.52%) JSP
13 30 (6.11%) JMS
14 28 (5.70%) SOAP
15 27 (5.50%) EJB
15 27 (5.50%) Hibernate
16 26 (5.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 25 (5.09%) REST
18 24 (4.89%) Servlets
19 22 (4.48%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.30%) Clustering
2 26 (5.30%) DataPower
3 24 (4.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (4.28%) Derivative
5 13 (2.65%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.24%) Replication
6 11 (2.24%) Equities
7 10 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.63%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (1.63%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.43%) User Experience
10 6 (1.22%) FMCG
10 6 (1.22%) PKI
11 5 (1.02%) IVR
11 5 (1.02%) Open Source
12 4 (0.81%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.81%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 192 (39.10%) Linux
2 132 (26.88%) UNIX
3 99 (20.16%) Windows
4 58 (11.81%) AIX
5 53 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (6.72%) Solaris
7 23 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (3.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 12 (2.44%) SUSE
11 11 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.02%) zOS
14 3 (0.61%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.20%) Android
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (17.72%) E-Commerce
2 85 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (15.48%) ITIL
4 43 (8.76%) SOA
5 42 (8.55%) Scrum
6 37 (7.54%) Project Management
7 33 (6.72%) TDD
8 32 (6.52%) OO
9 31 (6.31%) MVC
10 30 (6.11%) DevOps
11 28 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (5.09%) Release Management
13 23 (4.68%) High Availability
14 21 (4.28%) Risk Management
14 21 (4.28%) Configuration Management
14 21 (4.28%) Workflow
14 21 (4.28%) Unit Testing
15 20 (4.07%) Change Control
15 20 (4.07%) Change Management
16 19 (3.87%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 220 (44.81%) Java
2 101 (20.57%) SQL
3 54 (11.00%) Bash Shell
4 49 (9.98%) JavaScript
5 41 (8.35%) Python
6 38 (7.74%) C#
6 38 (7.74%) Perl
7 37 (7.54%) Shell Script
8 29 (5.91%) Jython
9 26 (5.30%) C
10 23 (4.68%) Ruby
11 14 (2.85%) C-shell
12 13 (2.65%) Korn
12 13 (2.65%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.44%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.04%) C++
14 10 (2.04%) PHP
15 7 (1.43%) REXX
15 7 (1.43%) Scala
16 5 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.09%) DV Cleared
3 22 (4.48%) Degree
4 15 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.85%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.22%) IBM Certification
8 5 (1.02%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.81%) RHCE
9 4 (0.81%) ISEB
9 4 (0.81%) CCNA
9 4 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.61%) RHCT
10 3 (0.61%) MCITP
10 3 (0.61%) MCSE
10 3 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.68%) QA
2 6 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.81%) SLA
3 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) HL7
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (2.65%) VMware ESX
4 11 (2.24%) vCloud
5 8 (1.63%) RACF
5 8 (1.63%) Xen
6 7 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (1.43%) NFS
6 7 (1.43%) XenServer
6 7 (1.43%) KVM
7 6 (1.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 5 (1.02%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.81%) RHEV
9 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.81%) XenApp
10 3 (0.61%) Firmware
10 3 (0.61%) vSphere
10 3 (0.61%) SRDF
11 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 38 (7.74%) Puppet
2 14 (2.85%) SELinux
3 13 (2.65%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.43%) OMEGAMON
4 7 (1.43%) Control-M
5 4 (0.81%) CA SiteMinder
6 3 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.61%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.61%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.41%) Ansible
7 2 (0.41%) nmon
7 2 (0.41%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.41%) Nagios
7 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.20%) Netcool
8 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 219 (44.60%) IBM
2 183 (37.27%) Oracle
3 63 (12.83%) Red Hat
4 45 (9.16%) Microsoft
5 39 (7.94%) VMware
6 31 (6.31%) HP
7 28 (5.70%) Sybase
8 23 (4.68%) ATG
9 21 (4.28%) hybris
10 20 (4.07%) TIBCO
11 19 (3.87%) Adobe
11 19 (3.87%) webMethods
12 14 (2.85%) Software AG
13 13 (2.65%) Atlassian
14 12 (2.44%) Demandware
14 12 (2.44%) Citrix
14 12 (2.44%) SAP
15 10 (2.04%) Sun
16 9 (1.83%) Business Objects
16 9 (1.83%) Murex
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Required IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £575 - 600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago