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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 150 189 128
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -61
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 316 248 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.43% 1.10% 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.44% 6.01% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 146 229
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
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
4249 4126 3921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.17% 18.23% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2843 2869 2495
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 60 168
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.40 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 60 £465 -7.00% 16
Greenford +2 9 - -
Canary Wharf -7 4 £575 +4.54%
Bromley +3 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £388 - 1
Hayes - 2 £240 - 3
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 281 (47.55%) Java
2 260 (43.99%) IBM
3 217 (36.72%) Linux
4 197 (33.33%) Oracle
5 169 (28.60%) UNIX
6 168 (28.43%) Finance
7 142 (24.03%) WebSphere MQ
8 130 (22.00%) Windows
9 123 (20.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 121 (20.47%) E-Commerce
11 114 (19.29%) SQL
12 110 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
13 109 (18.44%) Middleware
14 106 (17.94%) WebLogic
15 102 (17.26%) Banking
16 100 (16.92%) J2EE
17 94 (15.91%) XML
18 90 (15.23%) ITIL
18 90 (15.23%) Tomcat
19 87 (14.72%) AIX
20 84 (14.21%) Retail
21 81 (13.71%) HTML
22 67 (11.34%) JBoss
23 65 (11.00%) IIS
24 63 (10.66%) JavaScript
24 63 (10.66%) .NET
25 62 (10.49%) Apache
25 62 (10.49%) Solaris
26 61 (10.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
27 58 (9.81%) Python

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 123 (20.81%) WebSphere Application Server
2 106 (17.94%) WebLogic
3 90 (15.23%) Tomcat
4 67 (11.34%) JBoss
5 65 (11.00%) IIS
6 62 (10.49%) Apache
7 37 (6.26%) MQSeries
8 27 (4.57%) IBM HTTP Server
9 22 (3.72%) WebSphere Portal
10 17 (2.88%) GlassFish
10 17 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 17 (2.88%) FileNet
11 15 (2.54%) WebSphere Process Server
11 15 (2.54%) SharePoint
12 14 (2.37%) CICS
13 11 (1.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 10 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
15 9 (1.52%) Jetty
15 9 (1.52%) Commerce Server
16 8 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.02%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.85%) MS Office
6 3 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.37%) RMDS
2 10 (1.69%) Magento
3 7 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.02%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.51%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.34%) Tridion
7 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.17%) Shopify
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.17%) ZaiNet
8 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.17%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.17%) Endur
8 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.35%) PaaS
3 8 (1.35%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.51%) SaaS
4 3 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Yammer
5 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.46%) SSL
2 48 (8.12%) HTTP
3 37 (6.26%) TCP/IP
4 29 (4.91%) LDAP
5 27 (4.57%) Firewall
6 26 (4.40%) DNS
7 22 (3.72%) LAN
7 22 (3.72%) WAN
8 18 (3.05%) Internet
9 17 (2.88%) SAN
10 11 (1.86%) BIG-IP
11 10 (1.69%) VLAN
12 9 (1.52%) VPN
12 9 (1.52%) SMTP
13 8 (1.35%) DMZ
13 8 (1.35%) DHCP
14 7 (1.18%) NetScaler
14 7 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (1.18%) Multicast
14 7 (1.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.95%) DB2
3 35 (5.92%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.06%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.05%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.37%) MySQL
7 11 (1.86%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.52%) Big Data
9 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.35%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.02%) HBase
10 6 (1.02%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (0.85%) Sybase IQ
12 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.68%) DbVisualizer
12 4 (0.68%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.51%) Jackrabbit
13 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (6.26%) Introscope
2 31 (5.25%) Ant
3 26 (4.40%) Maven
4 22 (3.72%) Eclipse
4 22 (3.72%) JUnit
4 22 (3.72%) JIRA
4 22 (3.72%) Jenkins
5 20 (3.38%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.20%) Subversion
7 11 (1.86%) Selenium
8 8 (1.35%) JMeter
8 8 (1.35%) Eclipse RCP
8 8 (1.35%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (0.85%) Hudson
10 5 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (0.85%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.51%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 168 (28.43%) Finance
2 102 (17.26%) Banking
3 84 (14.21%) Retail
4 35 (5.92%) Investment Banking
5 29 (4.91%) Financial Institution
6 21 (3.55%) Back Office
7 19 (3.21%) Front Office
8 12 (2.03%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.69%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.85%) Marketing
10 5 (0.85%) Billing
10 5 (0.85%) Legal
11 3 (0.51%) German Language
12 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.34%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.34%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 154 (26.06%) Developer
2 86 (14.55%) Architect
3 79 (13.37%) Java Developer
4 70 (11.84%) Analyst
5 64 (10.83%) Consultant
6 47 (7.95%) Administrator
7 28 (4.74%) Support Analyst
8 27 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (4.23%) WebSphere Developer
9 25 (4.23%) WebSphere Consultant
10 24 (4.06%) WebSphere Administrator
10 24 (4.06%) Applications Support
11 23 (3.89%) Senior Developer
12 22 (3.72%) Business Analyst
13 19 (3.21%) Senior Java Developer
13 19 (3.21%) Project Manager
14 18 (3.05%) Infrastructure Architect
14 18 (3.05%) Technical Analyst
15 16 (2.71%) Technical Architect
15 16 (2.71%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (24.03%) WebSphere MQ
2 109 (18.44%) Middleware
3 100 (16.92%) J2EE
4 94 (15.91%) XML
5 81 (13.71%) HTML
6 63 (10.66%) .NET
7 61 (10.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 53 (8.97%) Spring
9 51 (8.63%) Web Services
10 44 (7.45%) Java EE
11 43 (7.28%) CSS
12 33 (5.58%) XSLT
13 31 (5.25%) JSP
14 28 (4.74%) SOAP
15 27 (4.57%) TIBCO EMS
15 27 (4.57%) Hibernate
16 26 (4.40%) jQuery
17 24 (4.06%) HTML5
18 22 (3.72%) REST
19 21 (3.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (9.31%) DataPower
3 26 (4.40%) Client/Server
4 24 (4.06%) Clustering
5 20 (3.38%) PKI
6 18 (3.05%) Open Source
7 17 (2.88%) Derivative
7 17 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (2.37%) LPAR
9 13 (2.20%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.69%) Equities
12 9 (1.52%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.52%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.52%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.18%) SWIFT
13 7 (1.18%) User Experience
14 6 (1.02%) Replication
15 5 (0.85%) iPad
15 5 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 217 (36.72%) Linux
2 169 (28.60%) UNIX
3 130 (22.00%) Windows
4 87 (14.72%) AIX
5 62 (10.49%) Solaris
6 30 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (3.55%) zOS
8 16 (2.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 15 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.18%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.02%) Windows NT
13 5 (0.85%) Android
13 5 (0.85%) SUSE
14 4 (0.68%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.51%) HPUX
16 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.17%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (20.47%) E-Commerce
2 110 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (15.23%) ITIL
4 48 (8.12%) SOA
5 38 (6.43%) Scrum
6 35 (5.92%) Migration
6 35 (5.92%) TDD
7 28 (4.74%) Project Management
7 28 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (4.57%) UML
9 26 (4.40%) OO
10 25 (4.23%) Risk Management
11 23 (3.89%) Change Management
12 22 (3.72%) Configuration Management
12 22 (3.72%) Load Balancing
12 22 (3.72%) DevOps
12 22 (3.72%) Unit Testing
13 21 (3.55%) Release Management
13 21 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (3.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 281 (47.55%) Java
2 114 (19.29%) SQL
3 63 (10.66%) JavaScript
4 58 (9.81%) Python
5 33 (5.58%) Perl
5 33 (5.58%) Shell Script
6 31 (5.25%) Jython
7 29 (4.91%) C#
8 19 (3.21%) Bash Shell
9 17 (2.88%) C
10 14 (2.37%) Ruby
11 9 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.18%) C++
13 6 (1.02%) PHP
13 6 (1.02%) Scala
14 4 (0.68%) Tcl
14 4 (0.68%) ABAP
15 3 (0.51%) XPath
15 3 (0.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 43 (7.28%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.77%) Degree
3 27 (4.57%) DV Cleared
4 15 (2.54%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.18%) IBM Certification
7 6 (1.02%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (0.51%) VCAP
9 3 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.51%) CCNP
9 3 (0.51%) CISSP
9 3 (0.51%) ISEB
10 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.91%) QA
2 9 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.51%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (6.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.71%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (2.20%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.86%) vSphere
5 11 (1.86%) KVM
6 8 (1.35%) Xen
7 7 (1.18%) vCloud
7 7 (1.18%) NFS
8 6 (1.02%) OCFS2
8 6 (1.02%) GlusterFS
8 6 (1.02%) GFS2
8 6 (1.02%) SRDF
9 4 (0.68%) XenServer
10 2 (0.34%) RACF
10 2 (0.34%) RHEV
11 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.17%) XenApp
11 1 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (4.23%) Puppet
2 18 (3.05%) CA Wily
3 13 (2.20%) Tivoli
4 11 (1.86%) ITRS Geneos
5 9 (1.52%) Control-M
6 8 (1.35%) CA Single Sign-On
6 8 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.02%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.85%) SELinux
9 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.34%) Netcool
10 2 (0.34%) Ansible
10 2 (0.34%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.17%) SCCM
11 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 260 (43.99%) IBM
2 197 (33.33%) Oracle
3 49 (8.29%) ATG
4 47 (7.95%) TIBCO
5 41 (6.94%) hybris
6 39 (6.60%) VMware
7 35 (5.92%) Microsoft
8 34 (5.75%) Sybase
9 29 (4.91%) Red Hat
10 28 (4.74%) Adobe
11 27 (4.57%) Demandware
12 25 (4.23%) HP
13 19 (3.21%) webMethods
14 18 (3.05%) F5
15 16 (2.71%) NetApp
15 16 (2.71%) Sun
16 15 (2.54%) Cisco
16 15 (2.54%) CA
17 12 (2.03%) Atlassian
18 11 (1.86%) Remedy
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