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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 216 246 216
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -30
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 240 197 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.11% 0.88% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.70% 5.25% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 111 156
Median daily rate £485 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
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
4212 3749 4221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.41% 16.79% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2911 2530 2992
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 83
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £47.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.97%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +19 36 £475 - 8
Canary Wharf +1 1 £675 +35.00%
Docklands, London 0 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £500 -
Twickenham - 1 £385 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 318 (59.00%) Java
2 233 (43.23%) IBM
3 214 (39.70%) Oracle
4 203 (37.66%) Linux
5 194 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
6 183 (33.95%) Finance
7 177 (32.84%) SQL
8 164 (30.43%) Unix
9 140 (25.97%) XML
10 138 (25.60%) Web Services
11 131 (24.30%) J2EE
12 125 (23.19%) Banking
13 108 (20.04%) WebSphere Application Server
14 107 (19.85%) Middleware
15 106 (19.67%) WebSphere MQ
16 102 (18.92%) JavaScript
16 102 (18.92%) Spring
17 96 (17.81%) SOAP
17 96 (17.81%) E-Commerce
18 89 (16.51%) Windows
18 89 (16.51%) IBM Integration Bus
19 87 (16.14%) Tomcat
20 86 (15.96%) WebLogic
21 85 (15.77%) JIRA
22 84 (15.58%) Jenkins
23 83 (15.40%) Git (software)
24 80 (14.84%) REST
25 74 (13.73%) Retail
26 73 (13.54%) SQL Server
27 68 (12.62%) Apache

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
1 108 (20.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 87 (16.14%) Tomcat
3 86 (15.96%) WebLogic
4 68 (12.62%) Apache
5 48 (8.91%) IIS
6 43 (7.98%) JBoss
7 38 (7.05%) Confluence
8 23 (4.27%) WebSphere Portal
9 21 (3.90%) WebLogic Portal
10 18 (3.34%) FileNet
11 17 (3.15%) MQSeries
11 17 (3.15%) SharePoint
12 15 (2.78%) GlassFish
12 15 (2.78%) Jetty
13 14 (2.60%) Commerce Server
14 13 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 12 (2.23%) Oracle Coherence
16 11 (2.04%) CMS
17 10 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 9 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.74%) MS Office
3 4 (0.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.48%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.93%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.93%) Magento
4 4 (0.74%) Exstream
4 4 (0.74%) Maximo
4 4 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.56%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.37%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.37%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.60%) PaaS
3 12 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (2.23%) GitHub
4 9 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.30%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (1.11%) Bluemix
7 5 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.93%) SaaS
8 4 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.74%) IaaS
8 4 (0.74%) Route 53
9 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.65%) HTTP
2 38 (7.05%) SSL
3 32 (5.94%) TCP/IP
4 29 (5.38%) Firewall
5 28 (5.19%) LDAP
6 21 (3.90%) DNS
7 19 (3.53%) LAN
7 19 (3.53%) WAN
8 17 (3.15%) NAS
9 16 (2.97%) Internet
10 13 (2.41%) FCoE
10 13 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (2.41%) iSCSI
10 13 (2.41%) SAN
11 12 (2.23%) FTP
11 12 (2.23%) Multicast
12 9 (1.67%) ICMP
12 9 (1.67%) VPN
13 8 (1.48%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.93%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.16%) MySQL
3 43 (7.98%) DB2
4 40 (7.42%) Relational Database
5 31 (5.75%) Oracle Database
6 17 (3.15%) Hadoop
6 17 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.60%) Big Data
8 14 (2.60%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.60%) NoSQL
9 13 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.04%) HBase
11 10 (1.86%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.86%) Redis
11 10 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.56%) DbVisualizer
14 3 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 85 (15.77%) JIRA
2 84 (15.58%) Jenkins
3 83 (15.40%) Git (software)
4 63 (11.69%) Maven
5 56 (10.39%) JUnit
6 38 (7.05%) Subversion
7 33 (6.12%) Ant
8 29 (5.38%) Mockito
9 28 (5.19%) Eclipse
10 19 (3.53%) TeamCity
11 17 (3.15%) Selenium
11 17 (3.15%) Spock
12 15 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (2.41%) SoapUI
15 11 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 10 (1.86%) GoCD
17 9 (1.67%) Gradle
17 9 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 183 (33.95%) Finance
2 125 (23.19%) Banking
3 74 (13.73%) Retail
4 20 (3.71%) Financial Institution
5 18 (3.34%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.97%) Front Office
7 11 (2.04%) Back Office
8 9 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.11%) Law
10 5 (0.93%) Marketing
10 5 (0.93%) Publishing
11 3 (0.56%) French Language
11 3 (0.56%) International Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.37%) Games
12 2 (0.37%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 190 (35.25%) Developer
2 93 (17.25%) Java Developer
3 80 (14.84%) Architect
4 52 (9.65%) Analyst
5 41 (7.61%) WebSphere Developer
6 40 (7.42%) Consultant
7 28 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 25 (4.64%) Administrator
9 25 (4.64%) Senior Developer
10 22 (4.08%) Project Manager
10 22 (4.08%) WebSphere Specialist
11 20 (3.71%) Infrastructure Architect
11 20 (3.71%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (3.53%) Applications Support
13 18 (3.34%) Integration Architect
14 17 (3.15%) Hybris Developer
14 17 (3.15%) Support Analyst
15 14 (2.60%) Analyst Developer
15 14 (2.60%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (25.97%) XML
2 138 (25.60%) Web Services
3 131 (24.30%) J2EE
4 107 (19.85%) Middleware
5 106 (19.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 102 (18.92%) Spring
7 96 (17.81%) SOAP
8 89 (16.51%) IBM Integration Bus
9 80 (14.84%) REST
10 65 (12.06%) HTML
11 61 (11.32%) XSLT
12 56 (10.39%) JMS
13 52 (9.65%) Hibernate
14 46 (8.53%) CSS
14 46 (8.53%) JSON
14 46 (8.53%) JSP
15 43 (7.98%) XSD
16 40 (7.42%) Servlets
17 38 (7.05%) .NET
18 35 (6.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.68%) DataPower
3 22 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.34%) iSeries
5 16 (2.97%) Fixed Income
5 16 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (2.97%) User Experience
6 11 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.04%) Equities
7 10 (1.86%) Clustering
7 10 (1.86%) SWIFT
8 8 (1.48%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.11%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.11%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.11%) iPad
10 6 (1.11%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.11%) Online Banking
10 6 (1.11%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 203 (37.66%) Linux
2 164 (30.43%) Unix
3 89 (16.51%) Windows
4 34 (6.31%) Solaris
5 28 (5.19%) AIX
6 17 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (2.78%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.93%) CentOS
10 5 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.74%) HPUX
11 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.56%) SUSE
12 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.56%) zOS
13 2 (0.37%) Android
13 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.19%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (17.81%) E-Commerce
3 68 (12.62%) DevOps
4 63 (11.69%) Scrum
5 60 (11.13%) TDD
6 44 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 44 (8.16%) MVC
7 43 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (7.42%) Unit Testing
9 32 (5.94%) Load Balancing
9 32 (5.94%) SOA
10 29 (5.38%) SDLC
11 28 (5.19%) Waterfall
12 27 (5.01%) ITIL
13 26 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
14 25 (4.64%) OO
15 24 (4.45%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (4.45%) Software Engineering
16 23 (4.27%) Logistics
16 23 (4.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 318 (59.00%) Java
2 177 (32.84%) SQL
3 102 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 68 (12.62%) Shell Script
5 62 (11.50%) Perl
6 54 (10.02%) Python
7 34 (6.31%) Ruby
8 29 (5.38%) XPath
9 24 (4.45%) Jython
9 24 (4.45%) PL/SQL
10 21 (3.90%) Korn
11 17 (3.15%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.60%) C
12 14 (2.60%) Go
13 11 (2.04%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.67%) C#
15 6 (1.11%) PHP
16 5 (0.93%) C++
16 5 (0.93%) Groovy
16 5 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (4.27%) Degree
2 18 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.15%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.74%) CISSP
6 3 (0.56%) MBA
7 2 (0.37%) CCNP
7 2 (0.37%) CISA
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.37%) CISM
7 2 (0.37%) CRISC
8 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CCNA
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.41%) SEPA
2 8 (1.48%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.48%) QA
3 7 (1.30%) FATCA
4 6 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.93%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.37%) COBIT
6 2 (0.37%) HL7
6 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.37%) SLA
6 2 (0.37%) TARGET2
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.19%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 30 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.34%) Docker
4 16 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.78%) Xen
6 14 (2.60%) KVM
7 13 (2.41%) NFS
7 13 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (2.41%) SRDF
8 6 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.56%) vSphere
10 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.19%) XenApp
10 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (9.46%) Ansible
2 47 (8.72%) Puppet
3 33 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (4.08%) Terraform
5 16 (2.97%) Control-M
6 11 (2.04%) Consul
6 11 (2.04%) Salt
7 10 (1.86%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.93%) Nagios
8 5 (0.93%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.74%) Grafana
9 4 (0.74%) StatsD
10 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.56%) Pingdom
11 2 (0.37%) Graphite
11 2 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.37%) SCCM
11 2 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 233 (43.23%) IBM
2 214 (39.70%) Oracle
3 49 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 34 (6.31%) VMware
5 32 (5.94%) hybris
6 30 (5.57%) TIBCO
7 29 (5.38%) Sybase
8 25 (4.64%) ATG
9 24 (4.45%) Cisco
10 21 (3.90%) Splunk
11 19 (3.53%) MuleSoft
12 18 (3.34%) Atlassian
13 17 (3.15%) Solace
14 15 (2.78%) Red Hat
15 14 (2.60%) DataSynapse
16 13 (2.41%) EMC
16 13 (2.41%) Intel
16 13 (2.41%) NetApp
16 13 (2.41%) SAP
17 12 (2.23%) F5
South West London
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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London
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Rate: £475 - £560 per day
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Rate: From £150 to £600 per day
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