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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 176 181 173
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 265 250 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.27% 1.13% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.70% 6.20% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 154 155
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £625 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.72% +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
3957 4030 3780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.93% 18.29% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2735 2681 2470
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 83 120
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -3.64%

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 February 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 February 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 +28 69 £450 -14.28% 18
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (46.59%) IBM
2 225 (43.86%) Java
3 205 (39.96%) Linux
4 178 (34.70%) Oracle
5 145 (28.27%) UNIX
6 139 (27.10%) Finance
7 125 (24.37%) WebSphere MQ
8 108 (21.05%) WebLogic
9 103 (20.08%) Windows
9 103 (20.08%) E-Commerce
9 103 (20.08%) Banking
10 102 (19.88%) SQL
11 98 (19.10%) Middleware
12 91 (17.74%) WebSphere Application Server
13 88 (17.15%) J2EE
14 85 (16.57%) ITIL
15 76 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
16 74 (14.42%) XML
17 72 (14.04%) Tomcat
18 67 (13.06%) SQL Server
19 66 (12.87%) Web Services
20 65 (12.67%) Retail
21 62 (12.09%) .NET
22 60 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
23 58 (11.31%) AIX
24 55 (10.72%) HTML
25 53 (10.33%) Apache
26 51 (9.94%) Red Hat
27 50 (9.75%) JBoss
28 48 (9.36%) Bash Shell

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 108 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 91 (17.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 72 (14.04%) Tomcat
4 53 (10.33%) Apache
5 50 (9.75%) JBoss
6 47 (9.16%) IIS
7 32 (6.24%) IBM HTTP Server
8 23 (4.48%) SharePoint
9 21 (4.09%) FileNet
10 19 (3.70%) TIBCO EMS
10 19 (3.70%) GlassFish
10 19 (3.70%) Adobe CQ
11 13 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 11 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.95%) WebSphere Portal
14 9 (1.75%) WebSphere Process Server
14 9 (1.75%) CICS
15 6 (1.17%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.97%) Documentum
17 4 (0.78%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.17%) MS Project
4 4 (0.78%) MS Office
4 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.97%) RMDS
3 5 (0.97%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.58%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.58%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 3 (0.58%) Fredhopper
4 3 (0.58%) Magento
5 2 (0.39%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.39%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.39%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Shopify
6 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.19%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.19%) HTTP
1 42 (8.19%) SSL
2 23 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 18 (3.51%) Internet
4 16 (3.12%) LDAP
5 15 (2.92%) DNS
6 14 (2.73%) SAN
7 13 (2.53%) LAN
7 13 (2.53%) WAN
8 12 (2.34%) Firewall
9 8 (1.56%) SMTP
10 6 (1.17%) iSCSI
10 6 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (0.97%) Multicast
11 5 (0.97%) DMZ
12 4 (0.78%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.78%) VLAN
13 3 (0.58%) NAS
13 3 (0.58%) FTP
13 3 (0.58%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.58%) DB2
3 30 (5.85%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 19 (3.70%) MySQL
6 14 (2.73%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.73%) Oracle Exadata
7 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.36%) DataStage
10 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.97%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.78%) SAP HANA
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.78%) QlikView
12 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.58%) DbVisualizer
12 3 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (4.48%) Eclipse
2 22 (4.29%) Introscope
3 20 (3.90%) Maven
4 15 (2.92%) JUnit
5 14 (2.73%) Ant
6 12 (2.34%) JIRA
6 12 (2.34%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.14%) Subversion
8 9 (1.75%) Eclipse RCP
8 9 (1.75%) Git (software)
9 7 (1.36%) Selenium
9 7 (1.36%) NUnit
10 6 (1.17%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.78%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.78%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.78%) JMeter
12 3 (0.58%) MSI
12 3 (0.58%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 139 (27.10%) Finance
2 103 (20.08%) Banking
3 65 (12.67%) Retail
4 28 (5.46%) Financial Institution
5 25 (4.87%) Investment Banking
6 23 (4.48%) Front Office
7 15 (2.92%) Back Office
8 11 (2.14%) Marketing
9 5 (0.97%) Legal
10 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.39%) International Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Interactive Media
11 2 (0.39%) German Language
11 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.39%) Turkish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 143 (27.88%) Developer
2 61 (11.89%) Analyst
2 61 (11.89%) Java Developer
3 46 (8.97%) Administrator
4 40 (7.80%) Architect
4 40 (7.80%) Consultant
5 34 (6.63%) Project Manager
6 26 (5.07%) WebSphere Developer
7 21 (4.09%) Business Analyst
8 18 (3.51%) Applications Support
9 16 (3.12%) Support Analyst
10 15 (2.92%) WebSphere Administrator
11 14 (2.73%) Technical Consultant
12 13 (2.53%) Designer
13 12 (2.34%) Support Specialist
13 12 (2.34%) C# Developer
14 11 (2.14%) Technical Analyst
15 10 (1.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 10 (1.95%) Messaging Specialist
15 10 (1.95%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (24.37%) WebSphere MQ
2 98 (19.10%) Middleware
3 88 (17.15%) J2EE
4 74 (14.42%) XML
5 66 (12.87%) Web Services
6 62 (12.09%) .NET
7 55 (10.72%) HTML
8 42 (8.19%) Spring
9 39 (7.60%) CSS
10 37 (7.21%) Java EE
11 36 (7.02%) JSP
12 34 (6.63%) XSLT
13 30 (5.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 27 (5.26%) EJB
15 26 (5.07%) SOAP
15 26 (5.07%) Hibernate
16 25 (4.87%) Servlets
17 23 (4.48%) REST
18 21 (4.09%) JDBC
18 21 (4.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.65%) Clustering
3 26 (5.07%) DataPower
4 22 (4.29%) Derivative
5 19 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (2.34%) Client/Server
6 12 (2.34%) Equities
7 11 (2.14%) Replication
8 10 (1.95%) PKI
9 9 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
9 9 (1.75%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.75%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.36%) Open Source
10 7 (1.36%) User Experience
11 6 (1.17%) FMCG
12 5 (0.97%) IVR
13 4 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 205 (39.96%) Linux
2 145 (28.27%) UNIX
3 103 (20.08%) Windows
4 58 (11.31%) AIX
5 46 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (8.19%) Solaris
7 23 (4.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 21 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.14%) SUSE
11 9 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (1.17%) zOS
13 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.58%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.08%) E-Commerce
2 85 (16.57%) ITIL
3 76 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (7.21%) SOA
5 35 (6.82%) Scrum
6 33 (6.43%) Project Management
7 30 (5.85%) TDD
8 29 (5.65%) MVC
9 28 (5.46%) Release Management
10 26 (5.07%) DevOps
11 25 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (4.87%) Risk Management
12 23 (4.48%) High Availability
13 22 (4.29%) Change Management
13 22 (4.29%) OO
14 21 (4.09%) Configuration Management
14 21 (4.09%) Workflow
14 21 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (3.90%) Unit Testing
16 17 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 225 (43.86%) Java
2 102 (19.88%) SQL
3 48 (9.36%) Bash Shell
4 46 (8.97%) JavaScript
5 45 (8.77%) Python
6 39 (7.60%) Shell Script
7 38 (7.41%) Perl
8 35 (6.82%) C#
9 30 (5.85%) Jython
10 26 (5.07%) C
11 21 (4.09%) Ruby
12 17 (3.31%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.34%) PHP
13 12 (2.34%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.75%) C-shell
15 8 (1.56%) Korn
16 7 (1.36%) C++
16 7 (1.36%) REXX
17 5 (0.97%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 37 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.04%) Degree
3 29 (5.65%) DV Cleared
4 14 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.36%) IBM Certification
8 5 (0.97%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.97%) VCP4
9 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.78%) RHCE
9 4 (0.78%) CCNA
9 4 (0.78%) ISEB
9 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.58%) MCSE
10 3 (0.58%) MCITP
10 3 (0.58%) RHCT
10 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.07%) QA
2 6 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.78%) SLA
3 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) COBIT
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (2.14%) VMware ESX
4 9 (1.75%) RACF
4 9 (1.75%) vCloud
5 7 (1.36%) KVM
5 7 (1.36%) XenServer
5 7 (1.36%) Xen
5 7 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (1.36%) NFS
6 6 (1.17%) Active Directory
6 6 (1.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 4 (0.78%) RHEV
7 4 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.78%) XenApp
8 3 (0.58%) SRDF
9 2 (0.39%) vSphere
9 2 (0.39%) Firmware
9 2 (0.39%) Squid
10 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (6.24%) Puppet
2 14 (2.73%) Tivoli
3 12 (2.34%) SELinux
4 10 (1.95%) Control-M
5 7 (1.36%) OMEGAMON
5 7 (1.36%) CA Wily
6 4 (0.78%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.58%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (0.58%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (0.58%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.39%) nmon
8 2 (0.39%) Nagios
8 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.39%) Ansible
9 1 (0.19%) Netcool
Vendors
1 239 (46.59%) IBM
2 178 (34.70%) Oracle
3 51 (9.94%) Red Hat
4 41 (7.99%) Microsoft
5 36 (7.02%) VMware
6 31 (6.04%) TIBCO
7 30 (5.85%) ATG
8 29 (5.65%) HP
9 26 (5.07%) webMethods
10 25 (4.87%) Sybase
10 25 (4.87%) hybris
11 20 (3.90%) Adobe
12 16 (3.12%) Demandware
13 13 (2.53%) Atlassian
13 13 (2.53%) Sun
14 12 (2.34%) Citrix
14 12 (2.34%) Software AG
15 11 (2.14%) SAP
15 11 (2.14%) Remedy
16 10 (1.95%) AppDynamics
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