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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 169 168 132
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -36
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 302 304 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.29% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.43% 6.80% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 157 252
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
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
4700 4473 4308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.05% 19.02% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3197 2939 2744
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 97 136
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -35 58 £450 +13.92% 11
Paddington - 11 £500 -
Brentford - 3 £388 -
Bromley - 3 £500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £713 -
Feltham - 1 £330 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 287 (46.37%) IBM
2 237 (38.29%) Java
3 190 (30.69%) Oracle
3 190 (30.69%) Linux
4 163 (26.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 153 (24.72%) Finance
6 152 (24.56%) UNIX
7 128 (20.68%) Windows
8 126 (20.36%) AIX
9 120 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
10 118 (19.06%) Middleware
11 116 (18.74%) WebSphere Application Server
12 107 (17.29%) E-Commerce
13 97 (15.67%) XML
14 96 (15.51%) Retail
15 95 (15.35%) SQL
16 91 (14.70%) Banking
17 90 (14.54%) DataPower
18 88 (14.22%) J2EE
18 88 (14.22%) Tomcat
19 84 (13.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
20 80 (12.92%) JavaScript
20 80 (12.92%) WebLogic
21 73 (11.79%) HTML
22 68 (10.99%) Solaris
23 62 (10.02%) Web Services
24 61 (9.85%) JBoss
24 61 (9.85%) SSL
25 59 (9.53%) Microsoft
26 58 (9.37%) IIS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 116 (18.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 88 (14.22%) Tomcat
3 80 (12.92%) WebLogic
4 61 (9.85%) JBoss
5 58 (9.37%) IIS
6 50 (8.08%) Apache
7 39 (6.30%) MQSeries
8 33 (5.33%) WebSphere Portal
9 25 (4.04%) CICS
10 20 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
10 20 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
11 15 (2.42%) WebLogic Portal
12 14 (2.26%) Oracle Coherence
13 12 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 10 (1.62%) Commerce Server
14 10 (1.62%) GlassFish
14 10 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (1.29%) Jetty
15 8 (1.29%) Confluence
16 7 (1.13%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.45%) MS Office
3 8 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.42%) RMDS
2 12 (1.94%) Magento
3 7 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.48%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.32%) Tridion
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.16%) Maximo
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.16%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.78%) PaaS
3 10 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.13%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.81%) SaaS
7 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.48%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.32%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.32%) Office 365
10 1 (0.16%) IaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Taleo
10 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.85%) SSL
2 43 (6.95%) HTTP
3 37 (5.98%) TCP/IP
4 27 (4.36%) DNS
5 24 (3.88%) Firewall
6 21 (3.39%) LDAP
7 19 (3.07%) SAN
8 17 (2.75%) LAN
8 17 (2.75%) WAN
9 12 (1.94%) NetScaler
10 11 (1.78%) VLAN
11 10 (1.62%) BIG-IP
11 10 (1.62%) Internet
11 10 (1.62%) SMTP
11 10 (1.62%) FTP
11 10 (1.62%) VPN
12 9 (1.45%) DHCP
12 9 (1.45%) Multicast
12 9 (1.45%) NAS
13 8 (1.29%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.56%) DB2
3 32 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.58%) RDBMS
6 13 (2.10%) MySQL
7 12 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.78%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.62%) Big Data
10 9 (1.45%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.29%) HBase
12 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.81%) Sybase IQ
14 3 (0.48%) PowerCenter
14 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.48%) Jackrabbit
14 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
15 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (6.14%) Introscope
2 36 (5.82%) Maven
3 33 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 32 (5.17%) Git (software)
5 29 (4.68%) Ant
6 24 (3.88%) JUnit
7 23 (3.72%) JIRA
8 20 (3.23%) Subversion
9 16 (2.58%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.62%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.29%) Selenium
11 8 (1.29%) LoadRunner
12 7 (1.13%) JMeter
12 7 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.97%) Hudson
14 5 (0.81%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.81%) JBehave
14 5 (0.81%) Mockito
14 5 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
15 4 (0.65%) ClearCase
General
1 153 (24.72%) Finance
2 96 (15.51%) Retail
3 91 (14.70%) Banking
4 23 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.75%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.58%) Back Office
6 16 (2.58%) Retail Banking
7 13 (2.10%) Marketing
8 12 (1.94%) Front Office
9 11 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.78%) Billing
10 3 (0.48%) Interactive Media
10 3 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 130 (21.00%) Developer
2 114 (18.42%) Architect
3 72 (11.63%) Consultant
4 68 (10.99%) Java Developer
5 64 (10.34%) Analyst
6 48 (7.75%) Administrator
7 41 (6.62%) Solutions Architect
8 32 (5.17%) WebSphere Consultant
9 30 (4.85%) WebSphere Administrator
10 27 (4.36%) Infrastructure Architect
11 25 (4.04%) WebSphere Developer
11 25 (4.04%) Project Manager
12 24 (3.88%) Support Analyst
13 22 (3.55%) Business Analyst
14 20 (3.23%) Senior Developer
14 20 (3.23%) Applications Support
14 20 (3.23%) WebSphere Specialist
15 17 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
15 17 (2.75%) WebSphere Architect
16 12 (1.94%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (26.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 118 (19.06%) Middleware
3 97 (15.67%) XML
4 88 (14.22%) J2EE
5 84 (13.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 73 (11.79%) HTML
7 62 (10.02%) Web Services
8 56 (9.05%) Spring
9 55 (8.89%) .NET
10 40 (6.46%) SOAP
10 40 (6.46%) CSS
11 39 (6.30%) REST
12 38 (6.14%) Java EE
13 34 (5.49%) JSP
14 32 (5.17%) XSLT
15 27 (4.36%) JMS
15 27 (4.36%) Servlets
16 21 (3.39%) JSON
16 21 (3.39%) Hibernate
16 21 (3.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 90 (14.54%) DataPower
2 48 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.68%) PKI
4 25 (4.04%) LPAR
5 24 (3.88%) Client/Server
6 23 (3.72%) Data Centre
7 22 (3.55%) Mainframe
8 18 (2.91%) Clustering
9 12 (1.94%) User Experience
10 11 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.62%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.45%) SWIFT
13 8 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.13%) Derivative
14 7 (1.13%) Computer Science
15 6 (0.97%) iSeries
15 6 (0.97%) Fixed Income
16 5 (0.81%) Equities
16 5 (0.81%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 190 (30.69%) Linux
2 152 (24.56%) UNIX
3 128 (20.68%) Windows
4 126 (20.36%) AIX
5 68 (10.99%) Solaris
6 34 (5.49%) zOS
7 17 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.97%) HPUX
11 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.81%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.65%) VMS
13 4 (0.65%) Android
14 3 (0.48%) i5/OS
14 3 (0.48%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (17.29%) E-Commerce
3 53 (8.56%) ITIL
4 50 (8.08%) SOA
5 44 (7.11%) TDD
5 44 (7.11%) Migration
6 37 (5.98%) Scrum
6 37 (5.98%) OO
6 37 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (5.65%) Unit Testing
8 32 (5.17%) Open Source
9 30 (4.85%) DevOps
10 29 (4.68%) SDLC
10 29 (4.68%) UML
11 28 (4.52%) Project Management
12 27 (4.36%) Change Management
13 26 (4.20%) Configuration Management
13 26 (4.20%) Software Engineering
13 26 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (3.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 237 (38.29%) Java
2 95 (15.35%) SQL
3 80 (12.92%) JavaScript
4 55 (8.89%) Python
5 39 (6.30%) Shell Script
6 35 (5.65%) Jython
7 34 (5.49%) Perl
8 21 (3.39%) C#
9 19 (3.07%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.10%) PowerShell
11 12 (1.94%) Ruby
12 10 (1.62%) XPath
12 10 (1.62%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.62%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.45%) C++
14 6 (0.97%) C
15 5 (0.81%) VB
16 4 (0.65%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.65%) PHP
16 4 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (5.65%) Degree
2 26 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.94%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (0.65%) VCAP
7 4 (0.65%) CCNP
8 3 (0.48%) CISSP
8 3 (0.48%) PMP
9 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CISA
10 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.91%) QA
2 7 (1.13%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (2.10%) KVM
6 12 (1.94%) vSphere
7 9 (1.45%) NFS
8 8 (1.29%) Xen
8 8 (1.29%) vCloud
8 8 (1.29%) SRDF
9 4 (0.65%) XenServer
10 3 (0.48%) OCFS2
10 3 (0.48%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.48%) GFS2
11 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 2 (0.32%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.32%) RHEV
12 1 (0.16%) Docker
12 1 (0.16%) XenApp
12 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (4.68%) Tivoli
2 22 (3.55%) CA Wily
3 15 (2.42%) Puppet
3 15 (2.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 10 (1.62%) BladeLogic
4 10 (1.62%) ITRS Geneos
5 8 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.97%) Control-M
7 4 (0.65%) TeamSite
7 4 (0.65%) Netcool
7 4 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.48%) SELinux
9 2 (0.32%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.32%) yum
9 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.32%) Nagios
9 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 287 (46.37%) IBM
2 190 (30.69%) Oracle
3 59 (9.53%) Microsoft
4 44 (7.11%) ATG
5 42 (6.79%) TIBCO
6 39 (6.30%) hybris
7 36 (5.82%) VMware
8 29 (4.68%) Adobe
8 29 (4.68%) Sybase
9 22 (3.55%) CA
10 21 (3.39%) F5
11 20 (3.23%) HP
12 19 (3.07%) Cisco
12 19 (3.07%) NetApp
12 19 (3.07%) Demandware
13 15 (2.42%) Atlassian
14 13 (2.10%) webMethods
14 13 (2.10%) EMC
15 11 (1.78%) Intel
15 11 (1.78%) Remedy
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £650 day, 6 months contract likely to extend
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £600 per day +
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago