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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 163 200 155
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -45
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 291 233 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.35% 1.03% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.26% 5.63% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 139 153
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 - £26.25
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
4010 4137 3766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.67% 18.29% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2688 2782 2464
Average daily rate £423 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 94 113
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £45.00 £58.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +36 77 £450 -18.18% 14
Paddington - 2 £475 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 239 (46.86%) Java
2 229 (44.90%) IBM
3 189 (37.06%) Linux
4 181 (35.49%) Oracle
5 159 (31.18%) UNIX
6 142 (27.84%) Finance
7 119 (23.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 111 (21.76%) WebLogic
9 108 (21.18%) SQL
10 105 (20.59%) Windows
11 104 (20.39%) E-Commerce
12 102 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 98 (19.22%) Banking
14 97 (19.02%) Middleware
15 87 (17.06%) XML
16 85 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 79 (15.49%) J2EE
18 77 (15.10%) ITIL
19 75 (14.71%) Tomcat
20 62 (12.16%) .NET
20 62 (12.16%) SQL Server
21 61 (11.96%) HTML
21 61 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
22 57 (11.18%) AIX
23 56 (10.98%) Apache
24 55 (10.78%) Retail
25 54 (10.59%) JBoss
26 53 (10.39%) IIS
27 50 (9.80%) Web Services
28 45 (8.82%) WebSphere Message Broker

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 111 (21.76%) WebLogic
2 102 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 75 (14.71%) Tomcat
4 56 (10.98%) Apache
5 54 (10.59%) JBoss
6 53 (10.39%) IIS
7 23 (4.51%) Adobe CQ
8 22 (4.31%) IBM HTTP Server
9 21 (4.12%) FileNet
10 19 (3.73%) TIBCO EMS
11 18 (3.53%) GlassFish
12 17 (3.33%) MQSeries
12 17 (3.33%) SharePoint
13 15 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
14 14 (2.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 10 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
16 9 (1.76%) WebSphere Process Server
16 9 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
18 5 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.98%) MS Office
3 3 (0.59%) MS Project
3 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.75%) RMDS
2 10 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.18%) Magento
3 6 (1.18%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.59%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.39%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.39%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.39%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.39%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.20%) Shopify
7 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.20%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.20%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.78%) Google App Engine
3 4 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.39%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.20%) Yammer
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.43%) HTTP
2 35 (6.86%) SSL
3 25 (4.90%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.31%) Internet
5 19 (3.73%) LDAP
6 17 (3.33%) LAN
6 17 (3.33%) WAN
6 17 (3.33%) DNS
7 14 (2.75%) SAN
8 13 (2.55%) Firewall
9 8 (1.57%) BIG-IP
9 8 (1.57%) Multicast
10 7 (1.37%) FCoE
10 7 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (1.37%) NAS
10 7 (1.37%) iSCSI
11 5 (0.98%) SMTP
11 5 (0.98%) DMZ
12 4 (0.78%) FTP
13 3 (0.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.65%) DB2
3 28 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.31%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.14%) MySQL
6 12 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.76%) Oracle Exadata
8 9 (1.76%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.37%) HBase
10 7 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.37%) DataStage
11 5 (0.98%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.78%) QlikView
12 4 (0.78%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.59%) DbVisualizer
13 3 (0.59%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 23 (4.51%) Introscope
2 22 (4.31%) Eclipse
3 19 (3.73%) Ant
4 18 (3.53%) Maven
5 15 (2.94%) JUnit
6 14 (2.75%) JIRA
7 13 (2.55%) Jenkins
8 11 (2.16%) Subversion
9 10 (1.96%) Selenium
9 10 (1.96%) Eclipse RCP
10 9 (1.76%) Git (software)
11 8 (1.57%) JMeter
12 7 (1.37%) NUnit
13 4 (0.78%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.78%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.78%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.59%) WiX
14 3 (0.59%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (27.84%) Finance
2 98 (19.22%) Banking
3 55 (10.78%) Retail
4 28 (5.49%) Financial Institution
5 24 (4.71%) Investment Banking
6 22 (4.31%) Front Office
7 14 (2.75%) Back Office
8 9 (1.76%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.37%) Marketing
10 6 (1.18%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.78%) Legal
12 2 (0.39%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.39%) German Language
12 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.39%) Turkish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.20%) International Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (25.10%) Developer
2 64 (12.55%) Java Developer
3 60 (11.76%) Analyst
4 55 (10.78%) Architect
5 52 (10.20%) Consultant
6 39 (7.65%) Administrator
7 27 (5.29%) Project Manager
8 24 (4.71%) Applications Support
8 24 (4.71%) Business Analyst
9 22 (4.31%) Support Analyst
10 18 (3.53%) Technical Consultant
11 16 (3.14%) WebSphere Developer
11 16 (3.14%) Technical Analyst
11 16 (3.14%) WebSphere Administrator
12 15 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.75%) WebSphere Consultant
14 13 (2.55%) Infrastructure Architect
14 13 (2.55%) C# Developer
14 13 (2.55%) Support Engineer
15 12 (2.35%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (23.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 97 (19.02%) Middleware
3 87 (17.06%) XML
4 79 (15.49%) J2EE
5 62 (12.16%) .NET
6 61 (11.96%) HTML
7 50 (9.80%) Web Services
8 45 (8.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 44 (8.63%) Spring
10 39 (7.65%) XSLT
11 36 (7.06%) Java EE
12 28 (5.49%) JSP
13 27 (5.29%) Hibernate
14 26 (5.10%) CSS
15 23 (4.51%) SOAP
16 17 (3.33%) Servlets
16 17 (3.33%) EJB
17 15 (2.94%) RESTful
18 14 (2.75%) FIX Protocol
18 14 (2.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.88%) DataPower
3 23 (4.51%) Derivative
4 21 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (3.73%) Clustering
6 16 (3.14%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.35%) Equities
7 12 (2.35%) Open Source
8 11 (2.16%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.96%) PKI
10 9 (1.76%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (1.57%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.18%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.18%) Replication
13 5 (0.98%) User Experience
13 5 (0.98%) iPad
13 5 (0.98%) FMCG
14 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 189 (37.06%) Linux
2 159 (31.18%) UNIX
3 105 (20.59%) Windows
4 57 (11.18%) AIX
5 40 (7.84%) Solaris
6 35 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (3.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 17 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.18%) SUSE
11 5 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.98%) zOS
12 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.59%) Android
13 3 (0.59%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.39%) E-Commerce
2 85 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (15.10%) ITIL
4 37 (7.25%) SOA
5 34 (6.67%) Scrum
6 29 (5.69%) Project Management
7 28 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (5.29%) TDD
9 25 (4.90%) Risk Management
9 25 (4.90%) DevOps
10 24 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (4.51%) Release Management
12 21 (4.12%) Workflow
13 19 (3.73%) UML
13 19 (3.73%) Configuration Management
14 17 (3.33%) Test Planning
14 17 (3.33%) Change Management
15 16 (3.14%) MVC
15 16 (3.14%) High Availability
16 15 (2.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 239 (46.86%) Java
2 108 (21.18%) SQL
3 43 (8.43%) Python
4 39 (7.65%) JavaScript
5 33 (6.47%) Perl
6 31 (6.08%) C#
7 29 (5.69%) Shell Script
7 29 (5.69%) Bash Shell
8 20 (3.92%) Jython
9 18 (3.53%) C
10 17 (3.33%) Ruby
11 15 (2.94%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.18%) PHP
12 6 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.18%) Scala
13 5 (0.98%) C++
14 4 (0.78%) REXX
14 4 (0.78%) Tcl
14 4 (0.78%) ABAP
14 4 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.67%) Degree
3 31 (6.08%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.37%) IBM Certification
7 6 (1.18%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.78%) ISEB
8 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.20%) CCNA
11 1 (0.20%) RHCE
11 1 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.20%) CISSP
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) SLA
3 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (2.16%) Xen
4 9 (1.76%) KVM
5 8 (1.57%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.57%) NFS
5 8 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.37%) SRDF
7 6 (1.18%) RACF
7 6 (1.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 6 (1.18%) GlusterFS
7 6 (1.18%) GFS2
7 6 (1.18%) OCFS2
8 5 (0.98%) vCloud
9 4 (0.78%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.59%) XenServer
11 2 (0.39%) Squid
11 2 (0.39%) vSphere
11 2 (0.39%) RHEV
12 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (5.29%) Puppet
2 11 (2.16%) Control-M
2 11 (2.16%) Tivoli
3 8 (1.57%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (1.57%) SELinux
4 7 (1.37%) CA Wily
5 4 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.78%) OMEGAMON
5 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.59%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.39%) Nagios
7 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.39%) Ansible
8 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.20%) SCCM
8 1 (0.20%) Netcool
8 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 229 (44.90%) IBM
2 181 (35.49%) Oracle
3 39 (7.65%) TIBCO
4 38 (7.45%) Red Hat
5 35 (6.86%) ATG
5 35 (6.86%) Sybase
6 34 (6.67%) hybris
7 30 (5.88%) VMware
8 26 (5.10%) Microsoft
9 24 (4.71%) Adobe
10 22 (4.31%) Demandware
10 22 (4.31%) webMethods
11 20 (3.92%) HP
12 14 (2.75%) Sun
13 13 (2.55%) Atlassian
14 11 (2.16%) NetApp
15 10 (1.96%) Remedy
15 10 (1.96%) SAP
16 9 (1.76%) F5
16 9 (1.76%) AppDynamics
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