The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 181 185 195
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 307 285 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.33% 1.23% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.72% 6.48% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 163 158
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £595 £600
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 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +21.60%
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
4566 4401 4311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.80% 18.92% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3147 2998 2789
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 55 117
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.69 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.92% +14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £43.50 £47.00
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 40 £500 +11.11% 9
Croydon - 7 £375 -
Canary Wharf +2 6 - -
Chessington - 4 - -
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £525 -
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 302 (51.10%) Java
2 273 (46.19%) IBM
3 229 (38.75%) Linux
4 200 (33.84%) Oracle
5 174 (29.44%) SQL
6 168 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
7 167 (28.26%) Finance
8 147 (24.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 145 (24.53%) Unix
10 137 (23.18%) WebSphere MQ
11 131 (22.17%) Middleware
12 118 (19.97%) Web Services
13 117 (19.80%) J2EE
14 107 (18.10%) WebLogic
15 106 (17.94%) Banking
16 104 (17.60%) Apache
17 99 (16.75%) E-Commerce
18 98 (16.58%) XML
19 93 (15.74%) Spring
20 91 (15.40%) Retail
21 85 (14.38%) Windows
21 85 (14.38%) Python
22 84 (14.21%) IBM Integration Bus
23 83 (14.04%) JavaScript
24 79 (13.37%) HTTP
25 72 (12.18%) Perl
26 68 (11.51%) ITIL
26 68 (11.51%) Shell Script
27 66 (11.17%) Tomcat
28 65 (11.00%) DB2

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 147 (24.87%) WebSphere Application Server
2 107 (18.10%) WebLogic
3 104 (17.60%) Apache
4 66 (11.17%) Tomcat
5 53 (8.97%) JBoss
6 41 (6.94%) IIS
7 39 (6.60%) IBM HTTP Server
8 30 (5.08%) WebSphere Portal
9 16 (2.71%) GlassFish
9 16 (2.71%) WebLogic Portal
10 15 (2.54%) FileNet
10 15 (2.54%) MQSeries
11 12 (2.03%) Jetty
12 11 (1.86%) Commerce Server
12 11 (1.86%) SharePoint
13 10 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (1.52%) CMS
15 8 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (1.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 29 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.85%) MS Project
2 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.35%) Magento
3 6 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.68%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (0.51%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.51%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.34%) Exstream
6 2 (0.34%) Global One
6 2 (0.34%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.17%) RMDS
7 1 (0.17%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.02%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.02%) GitHub
5 6 (1.02%) SaaS
6 5 (0.85%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.68%) Route 53
8 3 (0.51%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.51%) PaaS
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.34%) IaaS
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 79 (13.37%) HTTP
2 58 (9.81%) SSL
3 43 (7.28%) DNS
4 26 (4.40%) LDAP
5 22 (3.72%) FTP
5 22 (3.72%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.37%) Firewall
7 12 (2.03%) LAN
7 12 (2.03%) NAS
7 12 (2.03%) SAN
7 12 (2.03%) WAN
8 9 (1.52%) ICMP
9 8 (1.35%) FCoE
9 8 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (1.35%) Internet
9 8 (1.35%) iSCSI
9 8 (1.35%) Multicast
10 7 (1.18%) SNMP
10 7 (1.18%) VPN
11 4 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.00%) DB2
2 62 (10.49%) SQL Server
3 39 (6.60%) MySQL
4 35 (5.92%) Oracle Database
5 33 (5.58%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.37%) ObjectStore
8 13 (2.20%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.52%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.52%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.35%) Big Data
12 8 (1.35%) Redis
12 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.18%) HBase
14 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.85%) NoSQL
16 4 (0.68%) DbVisualizer
17 3 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 61 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 55 (9.31%) Maven
3 52 (8.80%) JUnit
4 44 (7.45%) Jenkins
5 43 (7.28%) JIRA
6 37 (6.26%) Subversion
7 28 (4.74%) Ant
8 27 (4.57%) Introscope
9 26 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (4.23%) Eclipse
11 18 (3.05%) Mockito
12 15 (2.54%) SoapUI
13 14 (2.37%) Selenium
14 11 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (1.86%) Cucumber
15 10 (1.69%) TeamCity
16 9 (1.52%) GoCD
16 9 (1.52%) JMeter
17 8 (1.35%) SonarQube
17 8 (1.35%) Toad
General
1 167 (28.26%) Finance
2 106 (17.94%) Banking
3 91 (15.40%) Retail
4 30 (5.08%) Front Office
4 30 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.55%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.86%) Back Office
7 7 (1.18%) Publishing
8 6 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.68%) French Language
9 4 (0.68%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.51%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) German Language
11 2 (0.34%) Marketing
11 2 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 196 (33.16%) Developer
2 96 (16.24%) Java Developer
3 94 (15.91%) Architect
4 53 (8.97%) Administrator
5 49 (8.29%) Analyst
6 46 (7.78%) Consultant
7 38 (6.43%) WebSphere Developer
8 37 (6.26%) Solutions Architect
9 33 (5.58%) WebSphere Administrator
10 32 (5.41%) WebSphere Architect
11 28 (4.74%) Senior Developer
12 22 (3.72%) Middleware Developer
13 21 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
14 20 (3.38%) WebSphere Consultant
14 20 (3.38%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
15 19 (3.21%) Integration Architect
16 16 (2.71%) Infrastructure Architect
17 15 (2.54%) Lead Developer
18 14 (2.37%) C++ Developer
18 14 (2.37%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (23.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 131 (22.17%) Middleware
3 118 (19.97%) Web Services
4 117 (19.80%) J2EE
5 98 (16.58%) XML
6 93 (15.74%) Spring
7 84 (14.21%) IBM Integration Bus
8 62 (10.49%) HTML
9 57 (9.64%) Hibernate
10 56 (9.48%) XSLT
11 55 (9.31%) REST
12 51 (8.63%) JMS
12 51 (8.63%) SOAP
13 47 (7.95%) CSS
14 45 (7.61%) JSP
15 43 (7.28%) .NET
16 38 (6.43%) RESTful
17 33 (5.58%) XSD
18 31 (5.25%) Servlets
19 29 (4.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (8.97%) DataPower
3 33 (5.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.88%) Clustering
6 16 (2.71%) Hedge funds
7 15 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.37%) Fixed Income
8 14 (2.37%) iSeries
9 13 (2.20%) User Experience
10 11 (1.86%) SWIFT
11 10 (1.69%) Equities
12 9 (1.52%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.52%) Derivative
12 9 (1.52%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.52%) Web 2.0
13 8 (1.35%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.18%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.18%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.02%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 229 (38.75%) Linux
2 145 (24.53%) Unix
3 85 (14.38%) Windows
4 57 (9.64%) AIX
5 39 (6.60%) Solaris
6 28 (4.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 21 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (2.20%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.35%) zOS
10 6 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (1.02%) SUSE
10 6 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.34%) Android
14 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.34%) VMS
14 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (16.75%) E-Commerce
3 68 (11.51%) ITIL
4 61 (10.32%) Scrum
5 53 (8.97%) SOA
6 50 (8.46%) OO
7 46 (7.78%) TDD
8 43 (7.28%) DevOps
9 36 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (5.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (5.25%) Multithreading
10 31 (5.25%) SDLC
11 29 (4.91%) Project Management
11 29 (4.91%) Waterfall
12 28 (4.74%) MVC
12 28 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (4.57%) Software Engineering
14 26 (4.40%) Configuration Management
14 26 (4.40%) Migration
14 26 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 302 (51.10%) Java
2 174 (29.44%) SQL
3 85 (14.38%) Python
4 83 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 72 (12.18%) Perl
6 68 (11.51%) Shell Script
7 41 (6.94%) Jython
8 35 (5.92%) Ruby
9 26 (4.40%) Bash Shell
10 22 (3.72%) C++
11 19 (3.21%) C#
12 16 (2.71%) PHP
13 14 (2.37%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.20%) C
14 13 (2.20%) XPath
15 12 (2.03%) Go
16 11 (1.86%) Korn
17 10 (1.69%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.85%) T-SQL
19 3 (0.51%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 39 (6.60%) Degree
2 16 (2.71%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.37%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.02%) CCNA
4 6 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.02%) CISSP
4 6 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.68%) IBM Certification
6 3 (0.51%) MBA
7 2 (0.34%) CEH
7 2 (0.34%) CISA
7 2 (0.34%) CISM
7 2 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.34%) CRISC
7 2 (0.34%) ISEB
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.34%) MCSE
7 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.34%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.86%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) SEPA
3 4 (0.68%) FATCA
4 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.51%) ISO15022
4 3 (0.51%) ISO20022
4 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
5 2 (0.34%) HL7
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.54%) Hyper-V
3 15 (2.54%) Xen
4 10 (1.69%) KVM
5 9 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.35%) NFS
6 8 (1.35%) SRDF
7 7 (1.18%) vSphere
8 6 (1.02%) Docker
9 3 (0.51%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.34%) etcd
10 2 (0.34%) Firmware
10 2 (0.34%) flannel
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.34%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (6.26%) Ansible
2 33 (5.58%) Puppet
3 26 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (3.21%) Tivoli
5 16 (2.71%) Terraform
6 12 (2.03%) Control-M
7 10 (1.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 9 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Management
9 8 (1.35%) SCCM
10 7 (1.18%) Consul
10 7 (1.18%) Nagios
11 6 (1.02%) Netcool
12 5 (0.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 4 (0.68%) CA Wily
13 4 (0.68%) Grafana
13 4 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 4 (0.68%) SCOM
13 4 (0.68%) StatsD
14 3 (0.51%) Graphite
14 3 (0.51%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 273 (46.19%) IBM
2 200 (33.84%) Oracle
3 62 (10.49%) Microsoft
4 55 (9.31%) ATG
5 38 (6.43%) hybris
6 35 (5.92%) VMware
7 26 (4.40%) Sybase
8 25 (4.23%) AppDynamics
8 25 (4.23%) SAP
9 20 (3.38%) Cisco
9 20 (3.38%) Splunk
10 19 (3.21%) Red Hat
10 19 (3.21%) TIBCO
11 14 (2.37%) Demandware
12 12 (2.03%) F5
13 11 (1.86%) BMC
14 10 (1.69%) Adobe
14 10 (1.69%) Charles River
14 10 (1.69%) NetApp
14 10 (1.69%) webMethods
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