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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / London
Rank 220 236 183
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -53
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 190 191 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.98% 0.89% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.03% 5.39% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 118 139
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £641 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
3775 3543 3871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.49% 16.53% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2627 2436 2654
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 54 77
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.56 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -10 25 £450 -5.26% 9
Wimbledon - 4 £550 -
Bromley +12 3 £500 -
Canary Wharf +1 3 £573 -14.23%
Uxbridge - 2 £513 - 1
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 253 (57.37%) Java
2 214 (48.53%) IBM
3 177 (40.14%) Linux
4 173 (39.23%) Oracle
5 172 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
6 145 (32.88%) SQL
7 141 (31.97%) Finance
8 132 (29.93%) XML
9 120 (27.21%) Unix
10 119 (26.98%) Banking
11 112 (25.40%) Web Services
12 103 (23.36%) J2EE
13 101 (22.90%) SOAP
14 100 (22.68%) WebSphere MQ
15 98 (22.22%) Middleware
16 88 (19.95%) Spring
17 84 (19.05%) Tomcat
18 83 (18.82%) JavaScript
19 82 (18.59%) IBM Integration Bus
20 81 (18.37%) Windows
21 79 (17.91%) WebSphere Application Server
22 78 (17.69%) E-Commerce
23 73 (16.55%) Git (software)
24 69 (15.65%) Jenkins
24 69 (15.65%) DevOps
25 67 (15.19%) JIRA
26 62 (14.06%) REST
27 60 (13.61%) HTML
27 60 (13.61%) Retail
28 59 (13.38%) TDD

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 84 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 79 (17.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 57 (12.93%) Apache
4 53 (12.02%) WebLogic
5 49 (11.11%) IIS
6 38 (8.62%) Confluence
7 31 (7.03%) JBoss
8 16 (3.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 15 (3.40%) CMS
10 13 (2.95%) MQSeries
11 12 (2.72%) DataSynapse
11 12 (2.72%) Jetty
12 11 (2.49%) Commerce Server
12 11 (2.49%) GlassFish
13 9 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 8 (1.81%) Mule
14 8 (1.81%) OpenStack
14 8 (1.81%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (1.36%) MS Excel
1 6 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.95%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.91%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (0.91%) Magento
2 4 (0.91%) Maximo
3 3 (0.68%) Exstream
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.68%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (0.68%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.45%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.45%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.95%) GitHub
3 13 (2.95%) PaaS
4 10 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (1.81%) IBM Cloud
6 7 (1.59%) Bluemix
7 5 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.13%) IaaS
8 4 (0.91%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.45%) Akamai
9 2 (0.45%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.45%) Force.com
9 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.45%) Route 53
10 1 (0.23%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.66%) HTTP
1 47 (10.66%) SSL
2 34 (7.71%) TCP/IP
3 30 (6.80%) DNS
3 30 (6.80%) Firewall
4 14 (3.17%) LAN
4 14 (3.17%) WAN
5 12 (2.72%) FTP
5 12 (2.72%) HTTPS
5 12 (2.72%) Multicast
5 12 (2.72%) NAS
6 11 (2.49%) Internet
6 11 (2.49%) LDAP
7 9 (2.04%) FCoE
7 9 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (2.04%) iSCSI
7 9 (2.04%) SAN
8 6 (1.36%) DHCP
9 5 (1.13%) AMQP
9 5 (1.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 38 (8.62%) MySQL
4 34 (7.71%) DB2
5 28 (6.35%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.85%) Big Data
6 17 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.63%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.49%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.27%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.81%) HBase
10 8 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.36%) Redis
12 5 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.68%) DbVisualizer
13 3 (0.68%) QlikView
13 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 73 (16.55%) Git (software)
2 69 (15.65%) Jenkins
3 67 (15.19%) JIRA
4 41 (9.30%) Maven
5 34 (7.71%) JUnit
6 26 (5.90%) Ant
7 25 (5.67%) Mockito
8 22 (4.99%) Eclipse
9 18 (4.08%) TeamCity
10 17 (3.85%) Subversion
11 13 (2.95%) Spock
12 12 (2.72%) Bitbucket
13 11 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (2.49%) Selenium
14 10 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (2.27%) Visual Studio
15 8 (1.81%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 141 (31.97%) Finance
2 119 (26.98%) Banking
3 60 (13.61%) Retail
4 10 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.04%) Back Office
5 9 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.59%) International Banking
7 6 (1.36%) Front Office
8 4 (0.91%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.91%) Marketing
8 4 (0.91%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.68%) Games
9 3 (0.68%) Law
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Billing
10 2 (0.45%) French Language
10 2 (0.45%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 158 (35.83%) Developer
2 73 (16.55%) Java Developer
3 61 (13.83%) Architect
4 46 (10.43%) Analyst
5 39 (8.84%) WebSphere Developer
6 28 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (5.67%) Consultant
8 22 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.31%) Applications Support
11 17 (3.85%) Project Manager
12 15 (3.40%) Hybris Developer
12 15 (3.40%) Integration Architect
13 14 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
13 14 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (3.17%) Support Analyst
13 14 (3.17%) WebSphere Engineer
13 14 (3.17%) WebSphere Specialist
14 13 (2.95%) Applications Support Analyst
15 10 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (29.93%) XML
2 112 (25.40%) Web Services
3 103 (23.36%) J2EE
4 101 (22.90%) SOAP
5 100 (22.68%) WebSphere MQ
6 98 (22.22%) Middleware
7 88 (19.95%) Spring
8 82 (18.59%) IBM Integration Bus
9 62 (14.06%) REST
10 60 (13.61%) HTML
11 51 (11.56%) JSON
11 51 (11.56%) XSLT
12 46 (10.43%) JSP
13 41 (9.30%) CSS
14 40 (9.07%) JMS
14 40 (9.07%) XSD
15 38 (8.62%) Servlets
16 37 (8.39%) .NET
17 36 (8.16%) RESTful
18 35 (7.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.58%) DataPower
3 22 (4.99%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.99%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.17%) User Experience
5 12 (2.72%) SWIFT
6 8 (1.81%) Clustering
6 8 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.81%) iSeries
7 6 (1.36%) iPad
7 6 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.36%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.13%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.13%) Derivative
8 5 (1.13%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.91%) Equities
9 4 (0.91%) Grid Computing
9 4 (0.91%) Replication
9 4 (0.91%) Robotics
10 3 (0.68%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 177 (40.14%) Linux
2 120 (27.21%) Unix
3 81 (18.37%) Windows
4 33 (7.48%) Solaris
5 32 (7.26%) AIX
6 22 (4.99%) Windows Server
7 20 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (2.72%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (2.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 9 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.81%) HPUX
12 6 (1.36%) SUSE
12 6 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.13%) CentOS
13 5 (1.13%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.91%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.68%) Android
15 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (17.69%) E-Commerce
3 69 (15.65%) DevOps
4 59 (13.38%) TDD
5 55 (12.47%) Scrum
6 44 (9.98%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (9.75%) Configuration Management
8 37 (8.39%) MVC
9 33 (7.48%) ITIL
10 32 (7.26%) SOA
11 30 (6.80%) Mentoring
11 30 (6.80%) OO
12 29 (6.58%) Load Balancing
13 28 (6.35%) Waterfall
14 27 (6.12%) Open Source
14 27 (6.12%) Unit Testing
15 25 (5.67%) Change Management
16 24 (5.44%) UML
17 23 (5.22%) SDLC
18 22 (4.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 253 (57.37%) Java
2 145 (32.88%) SQL
3 83 (18.82%) JavaScript
4 58 (13.15%) Shell Script
5 43 (9.75%) Perl
6 41 (9.30%) Python
7 23 (5.22%) XPath
8 22 (4.99%) PL/SQL
8 22 (4.99%) PowerShell
9 20 (4.54%) Korn
10 19 (4.31%) Bash Shell
11 17 (3.85%) C
11 17 (3.85%) Ruby
12 15 (3.40%) C++
12 15 (3.40%) Jython
13 12 (2.72%) C#
14 9 (2.04%) VB
15 7 (1.59%) Go
16 6 (1.36%) Scala
17 5 (1.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (6.12%) Degree
2 14 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.49%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.91%) CISSP
5 2 (0.45%) CISA
5 2 (0.45%) CISM
5 2 (0.45%) CRISC
5 2 (0.45%) IBM Certification
5 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.45%) PMP
5 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.23%) CCNP
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.85%) SEPA
2 13 (2.95%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.59%) QA
4 5 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.68%) FATCA
6 3 (0.68%) ISO20022
6 3 (0.68%) SLA
7 2 (0.45%) COBIT
7 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.45%) MiFID
7 2 (0.45%) TARGET2
8 1 (0.23%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.23%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 33 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.22%) Docker
3 12 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (2.72%) Xen
4 9 (2.04%) NFS
4 9 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (2.04%) SRDF
5 8 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.81%) KVM
6 6 (1.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.36%) vSphere
7 3 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (10.88%) Ansible
1 48 (10.88%) Puppet
2 29 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.17%) Terraform
4 11 (2.49%) Control-M
4 11 (2.49%) Salt
5 10 (2.27%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.59%) Consul
7 6 (1.36%) Nagios
8 4 (0.91%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.91%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (0.68%) PowerBroker
9 3 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.45%) Grafana
10 2 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.45%) StatsD
Vendors
1 214 (48.53%) IBM
2 173 (39.23%) Oracle
3 39 (8.84%) Microsoft
4 33 (7.48%) VMware
5 24 (5.44%) hybris
6 23 (5.22%) ATG
6 23 (5.22%) TIBCO
7 21 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 17 (3.85%) MuleSoft
8 17 (3.85%) Sybase
9 15 (3.40%) Atlassian
9 15 (3.40%) Splunk
10 12 (2.72%) Solace
11 11 (2.49%) Adobe
11 11 (2.49%) Cisco
12 10 (2.27%) AppDynamics
13 9 (2.04%) EMC
13 9 (2.04%) Intel
13 9 (2.04%) NetApp
13 9 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
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