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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 186 169 212
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +43
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 289 317 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.27% 1.42% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.45% 7.38% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 163 151
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £320 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £408
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.76%
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
4484 4294 4175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.67% 19.20% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3240 2891 2911
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 111 81
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.28 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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 May 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 May 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 +23 58 £438 -10.25% 12
Canary Wharf +1 3 £685 +24.54% 1
Croydon -7 2 £700 +47.36%
Bromley -9 1 £425 -
Westminster -13 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £475 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 239 (51.40%) IBM
2 201 (43.23%) Java
3 197 (42.37%) Linux
4 157 (33.76%) Oracle
5 136 (29.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 131 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (26.88%) SQL
8 118 (25.38%) Finance
9 110 (23.66%) Middleware
10 109 (23.44%) Unix
11 105 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
12 102 (21.94%) J2EE
13 97 (20.86%) Apache
14 95 (20.43%) E-Commerce
15 91 (19.57%) Web Services
16 82 (17.63%) XML
17 80 (17.20%) AIX
18 72 (15.48%) Windows
18 72 (15.48%) Banking
19 69 (14.84%) Retail
20 67 (14.41%) SOA
21 66 (14.19%) Microsoft
21 66 (14.19%) WebLogic
22 64 (13.76%) ITIL
23 63 (13.55%) Shell Script
24 60 (12.90%) DB2
24 60 (12.90%) Python
24 60 (12.90%) Tomcat
25 59 (12.69%) HTTP
26 58 (12.47%) JavaScript

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
1 136 (29.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 97 (20.86%) Apache
3 66 (14.19%) WebLogic
4 60 (12.90%) Tomcat
5 44 (9.46%) IIS
6 40 (8.60%) IBM HTTP Server
7 31 (6.67%) JBoss
8 20 (4.30%) WebSphere Portal
9 15 (3.23%) iPlanet
10 14 (3.01%) Jetty
11 13 (2.80%) CMS
11 13 (2.80%) MQSeries
12 12 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 10 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 10 (2.15%) WebSphere Process Server
14 8 (1.72%) MS Exchange
14 8 (1.72%) nginx
15 6 (1.29%) Commerce Server
15 6 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 23 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.29%) MS Office
3 5 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.08%) BusinessWare
2 5 (1.08%) Magento
2 5 (1.08%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.43%) Global One
3 2 (0.43%) Maximo
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.43%) Primavera
4 1 (0.22%) Documaker
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) Exstream
4 1 (0.22%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.22%) RMDS
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.24%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.72%) SaaS
5 7 (1.51%) GitHub
5 7 (1.51%) IaaS
5 7 (1.51%) PaaS
6 6 (1.29%) Google App Engine
6 6 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.08%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.86%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.22%) Office 365
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.69%) HTTP
2 48 (10.32%) SSL
3 45 (9.68%) DNS
4 25 (5.38%) Firewall
5 19 (4.09%) FTP
6 14 (3.01%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.58%) LDAP
8 11 (2.37%) SAN
9 10 (2.15%) NAS
9 10 (2.15%) SNMP
10 9 (1.94%) WAN
11 8 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (1.72%) iSCSI
11 8 (1.72%) LAN
12 7 (1.51%) DHCP
12 7 (1.51%) FCoE
12 7 (1.51%) IPsec
12 7 (1.51%) Multicast
13 5 (1.08%) Network Security
14 3 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.90%) DB2
2 52 (11.18%) SQL Server
3 45 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 24 (5.16%) MySQL
5 13 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.15%) IBM InfoSphere
8 9 (1.94%) Big Data
8 9 (1.94%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.72%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.51%) DataStage
10 7 (1.51%) HBase
10 7 (1.51%) ObjectStore
11 6 (1.29%) GIS
11 6 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.08%) DB2 UDB
13 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.10%) Maven
3 30 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 27 (5.81%) JUnit
5 26 (5.59%) Introscope
6 22 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (3.87%) Eclipse
8 15 (3.23%) Ant
9 12 (2.58%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.58%) JIRA
9 12 (2.58%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 10 (2.15%) SoapUI
11 9 (1.94%) Selenium
11 9 (1.94%) Subversion
11 9 (1.94%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.72%) ClearCase
12 8 (1.72%) Rational Application Developer
12 8 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.08%) JMeter
13 5 (1.08%) Travis CI
General
1 118 (25.38%) Finance
2 72 (15.48%) Banking
3 69 (14.84%) Retail
4 14 (3.01%) Financial Institution
4 14 (3.01%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.15%) Front Office
6 7 (1.51%) Back Office
7 6 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.65%) Marketing
10 2 (0.43%) French Language
10 2 (0.43%) German Language
10 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (27.31%) Developer
2 86 (18.49%) Architect
3 50 (10.75%) Java Developer
4 42 (9.03%) Consultant
5 37 (7.96%) Solutions Architect
6 34 (7.31%) Administrator
7 33 (7.10%) WebSphere Architect
8 29 (6.24%) WebSphere Developer
9 27 (5.81%) WebSphere Consultant
10 26 (5.59%) Analyst
11 25 (5.38%) WebSphere Administrator
12 17 (3.66%) Senior Developer
13 16 (3.44%) Designer
13 16 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
14 14 (3.01%) Middleware Developer
14 14 (3.01%) XML Developer
15 13 (2.80%) Applications Consultant
15 13 (2.80%) Java Engineer
16 12 (2.58%) Integration Architect
16 12 (2.58%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (23.66%) Middleware
2 105 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 102 (21.94%) J2EE
4 91 (19.57%) Web Services
5 82 (17.63%) XML
6 53 (11.40%) Spring
7 50 (10.75%) HTML
7 50 (10.75%) IBM Integration Bus
8 42 (9.03%) SOAP
8 42 (9.03%) XSLT
9 38 (8.17%) JSP
10 36 (7.74%) JMS
11 34 (7.31%) CSS
11 34 (7.31%) Servlets
12 33 (7.10%) XSD
13 31 (6.67%) REST
14 29 (6.24%) Ajax
14 29 (6.24%) JSTL
15 26 (5.59%) Hibernate
15 26 (5.59%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.89%) DataPower
2 41 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.44%) Hedge funds
5 15 (3.23%) Clustering
5 15 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.01%) Web 2.0
7 13 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.58%) FMCG
9 11 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.51%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.51%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.08%) AS400
12 5 (1.08%) Derivative
12 5 (1.08%) Equities
12 5 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (0.86%) PKI
13 4 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 197 (42.37%) Linux
2 109 (23.44%) Unix
3 80 (17.20%) AIX
4 72 (15.48%) Windows
5 38 (8.17%) Solaris
6 32 (6.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 24 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (4.30%) Windows Server
9 16 (3.44%) zOS
10 13 (2.80%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (2.80%) SUSE
10 13 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.08%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.43%) Android
12 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.43%) VMS
12 2 (0.43%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (20.43%) E-Commerce
3 67 (14.41%) SOA
4 64 (13.76%) ITIL
5 52 (11.18%) OO
6 45 (9.68%) Scrum
7 39 (8.39%) Migration
8 36 (7.74%) DevOps
9 33 (7.10%) TDD
10 32 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (6.67%) Project Management
12 28 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (5.59%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (5.16%) Configuration Management
15 23 (4.95%) Load Balancing
16 21 (4.52%) Change Management
16 21 (4.52%) OOD
17 20 (4.30%) Multithreading
17 20 (4.30%) SDLC
17 20 (4.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 201 (43.23%) Java
2 125 (26.88%) SQL
3 63 (13.55%) Shell Script
4 60 (12.90%) Python
5 58 (12.47%) JavaScript
6 45 (9.68%) Perl
7 41 (8.82%) Bash Shell
8 30 (6.45%) Jython
9 18 (3.87%) C++
10 17 (3.66%) C#
11 16 (3.44%) C
12 15 (3.23%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.80%) PHP
14 12 (2.58%) Ruby
15 10 (2.15%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.94%) Korn
17 7 (1.51%) XPath
18 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.86%) VBScript
19 4 (0.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 49 (10.54%) Degree
2 11 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.94%) CISSP
5 8 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.29%) CCNA
8 5 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (1.08%) CCSP
8 5 (1.08%) CISM
8 5 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.86%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.65%) MCSE
11 2 (0.43%) CEH
11 2 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.43%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.22%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.01%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.65%) ISO15022
3 3 (0.65%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.43%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 49 (10.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.09%) Xen
4 16 (3.44%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.15%) Docker
6 9 (1.94%) vSphere
7 8 (1.72%) NFS
7 8 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (1.51%) KVM
8 7 (1.51%) SRDF
9 6 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.08%) ClearTrust
10 5 (1.08%) vCloud
11 3 (0.65%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.43%) Firmware
12 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.43%) Samba
12 2 (0.43%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.43%) Squid
12 2 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (7.31%) Puppet
2 22 (4.73%) Tivoli
3 21 (4.52%) Ansible
3 21 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (3.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 7 (1.51%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.29%) CA Wily
6 6 (1.29%) Nagios
6 6 (1.29%) Netcool
6 6 (1.29%) SCCM
7 5 (1.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 5 (1.08%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.65%) SCOM
9 2 (0.43%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.43%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.43%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.43%) Control-M
9 2 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 239 (51.40%) IBM
2 157 (33.76%) Oracle
3 66 (14.19%) Microsoft
4 53 (11.40%) VMware
5 49 (10.54%) ATG
6 32 (6.88%) Red Hat
7 30 (6.45%) SAP
8 28 (6.02%) hybris
9 21 (4.52%) Sybase
10 20 (4.30%) AppDynamics
11 18 (3.87%) BEA
11 18 (3.87%) Google
12 17 (3.66%) webMethods
13 11 (2.37%) Adobe
13 11 (2.37%) CA
13 11 (2.37%) Splunk
13 11 (2.37%) TIBCO
14 10 (2.15%) NetApp
14 10 (2.15%) Pega
14 10 (2.15%) Software AG
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