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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 154 207 154
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -53
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 313 232 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.40% 0.96% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.42% 5.34% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 144 176
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.38 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +43.28%
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
4220 4342 3992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.92% 17.93% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2815 2986 2569
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
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 109 80 135
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +41 73 £450 -12.19% 15
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 258 (47.43%) Java
2 230 (42.28%) IBM
3 213 (39.15%) Linux
4 196 (36.03%) Oracle
5 166 (30.51%) UNIX
6 144 (26.47%) Finance
7 135 (24.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 123 (22.61%) Windows
9 119 (21.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 114 (20.96%) WebLogic
11 109 (20.04%) SQL
12 107 (19.67%) E-Commerce
13 95 (17.46%) Middleware
13 95 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
14 93 (17.10%) XML
15 90 (16.54%) Banking
16 88 (16.18%) ITIL
17 86 (15.81%) J2EE
18 83 (15.26%) Tomcat
19 78 (14.34%) AIX
20 68 (12.50%) HTML
21 63 (11.58%) JBoss
22 62 (11.40%) Retail
23 61 (11.21%) IIS
24 59 (10.85%) Apache
25 58 (10.66%) SQL Server
25 58 (10.66%) .NET
26 54 (9.93%) Solaris
26 54 (9.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
27 53 (9.74%) Analytical Skills

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 119 (21.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 114 (20.96%) WebLogic
3 83 (15.26%) Tomcat
4 63 (11.58%) JBoss
5 61 (11.21%) IIS
6 59 (10.85%) Apache
7 27 (4.96%) MQSeries
8 24 (4.41%) IBM HTTP Server
9 23 (4.23%) Adobe CQ
10 22 (4.04%) TIBCO EMS
11 20 (3.68%) FileNet
12 18 (3.31%) WebSphere Portal
12 18 (3.31%) GlassFish
13 15 (2.76%) WebSphere Process Server
13 15 (2.76%) SharePoint
14 13 (2.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 11 (2.02%) CICS
15 11 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
16 9 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (1.10%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.29%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.92%) MS Office
5 3 (0.55%) MS Project
6 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.57%) RMDS
2 12 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.47%) Magento
4 6 (1.10%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.55%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.37%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.37%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.18%) ZaiNet
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.18%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.18%) Endur
8 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.18%) Shopify
8 1 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.10%) Google App Engine
3 6 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.74%) PaaS
5 3 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.37%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.64%) HTTP
2 43 (7.90%) SSL
3 32 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.04%) LDAP
4 22 (4.04%) Firewall
5 21 (3.86%) DNS
5 21 (3.86%) LAN
5 21 (3.86%) WAN
6 20 (3.68%) Internet
7 17 (3.13%) SAN
8 8 (1.47%) DMZ
8 8 (1.47%) BIG-IP
8 8 (1.47%) Multicast
9 7 (1.29%) VLAN
9 7 (1.29%) iSCSI
9 7 (1.29%) NAS
9 7 (1.29%) FCoE
9 7 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (0.92%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.54%) DB2
3 33 (6.07%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.49%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.57%) RDBMS
5 14 (2.57%) MySQL
6 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.65%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
8 7 (1.29%) HBase
8 7 (1.29%) DataStage
9 6 (1.10%) Big Data
10 5 (0.92%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.92%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.92%) Sybase IQ
11 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.74%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 32 (5.88%) Introscope
2 28 (5.15%) Ant
3 22 (4.04%) Eclipse
4 21 (3.86%) Maven
5 19 (3.49%) JIRA
6 17 (3.13%) JUnit
6 17 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.57%) Git (software)
8 13 (2.39%) Subversion
9 10 (1.84%) Selenium
10 9 (1.65%) Eclipse RCP
11 8 (1.47%) JMeter
12 6 (1.10%) NUnit
12 6 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (0.92%) Hudson
14 4 (0.74%) LoadRunner
15 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.55%) ClearCase
15 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.55%) MSI
General
1 144 (26.47%) Finance
2 90 (16.54%) Banking
3 62 (11.40%) Retail
4 29 (5.33%) Financial Institution
5 21 (3.86%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.68%) Front Office
7 17 (3.13%) Back Office
8 10 (1.84%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.10%) Legal
11 4 (0.74%) Marketing
12 2 (0.37%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.37%) German Language
12 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.37%) Turkish Language
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.18%) International Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 133 (24.45%) Developer
2 70 (12.87%) Java Developer
3 68 (12.50%) Architect
4 66 (12.13%) Analyst
5 57 (10.48%) Consultant
6 41 (7.54%) Administrator
7 27 (4.96%) Applications Support
8 25 (4.60%) Support Analyst
9 24 (4.41%) Business Analyst
10 22 (4.04%) Project Manager
10 22 (4.04%) WebSphere Administrator
10 22 (4.04%) WebSphere Consultant
11 20 (3.68%) WebSphere Developer
12 18 (3.31%) Technical Analyst
12 18 (3.31%) Technical Consultant
12 18 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
14 15 (2.76%) Senior Developer
14 15 (2.76%) Technical Architect
15 13 (2.39%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (24.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 95 (17.46%) Middleware
3 93 (17.10%) XML
4 86 (15.81%) J2EE
5 68 (12.50%) HTML
6 58 (10.66%) .NET
7 54 (9.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 51 (9.38%) Web Services
9 46 (8.46%) Spring
10 40 (7.35%) Java EE
11 34 (6.25%) XSLT
12 33 (6.07%) CSS
13 31 (5.70%) JSP
14 25 (4.60%) SOAP
14 25 (4.60%) Hibernate
15 19 (3.49%) Servlets
16 18 (3.31%) jQuery
17 17 (3.13%) REST
18 16 (2.94%) HTML5
18 16 (2.94%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.17%) DataPower
3 22 (4.04%) Clustering
4 21 (3.86%) Derivative
4 21 (3.86%) Client/Server
5 19 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (3.31%) PKI
7 14 (2.57%) Open Source
8 12 (2.21%) Equities
9 11 (2.02%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.84%) LPAR
11 9 (1.65%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.47%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.29%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.10%) Replication
15 5 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
15 5 (0.92%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.92%) iPad
15 5 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 213 (39.15%) Linux
2 166 (30.51%) UNIX
3 123 (22.61%) Windows
4 78 (14.34%) AIX
5 54 (9.93%) Solaris
6 35 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (2.94%) zOS
9 16 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.92%) SUSE
11 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.55%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.55%) Android
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.18%) CentOS
14 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (19.67%) E-Commerce
2 95 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (16.18%) ITIL
4 41 (7.54%) SOA
5 37 (6.80%) Scrum
6 31 (5.70%) Migration
7 28 (5.15%) Project Management
7 28 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (4.78%) DevOps
9 24 (4.41%) Risk Management
9 24 (4.41%) UML
9 24 (4.41%) TDD
10 23 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (4.04%) Configuration Management
12 21 (3.86%) Change Management
12 21 (3.86%) Release Management
13 20 (3.68%) Validation
14 19 (3.49%) Workflow
14 19 (3.49%) MVC
14 19 (3.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 258 (47.43%) Java
2 109 (20.04%) SQL
3 48 (8.82%) Python
4 47 (8.64%) JavaScript
5 32 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 31 (5.70%) C#
7 28 (5.15%) Perl
7 28 (5.15%) Jython
8 20 (3.68%) Bash Shell
9 17 (3.13%) C
10 15 (2.76%) Ruby
11 11 (2.02%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.10%) PHP
12 6 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.10%) C++
12 6 (1.10%) Scala
13 4 (0.74%) Tcl
13 4 (0.74%) ABAP
14 3 (0.55%) Groovy
15 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 52 (9.56%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.43%) DV Cleared
3 34 (6.25%) Degree
4 21 (3.86%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.29%) IBM Certification
7 6 (1.10%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.55%) ISEB
8 3 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.37%) VCAP
9 2 (0.37%) CCNP
10 1 (0.18%) CCNA
10 1 (0.18%) CISSP
10 1 (0.18%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.33%) QA
2 7 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.31%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (2.57%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.02%) KVM
6 10 (1.84%) Xen
7 8 (1.47%) NFS
7 8 (1.47%) vSphere
8 7 (1.29%) SRDF
9 6 (1.10%) vCloud
9 6 (1.10%) OCFS2
9 6 (1.10%) GlusterFS
9 6 (1.10%) GFS2
10 3 (0.55%) XenServer
11 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 2 (0.37%) Squid
11 2 (0.37%) RACF
11 2 (0.37%) RHEV
12 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (5.33%) Puppet
2 16 (2.94%) CA Wily
3 11 (2.02%) Control-M
4 8 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (1.47%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.10%) SELinux
6 5 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.55%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.37%) Ansible
8 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Netcool
9 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.18%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 230 (42.28%) IBM
2 196 (36.03%) Oracle
3 45 (8.27%) TIBCO
4 38 (6.99%) ATG
5 37 (6.80%) hybris
6 36 (6.62%) Red Hat
7 35 (6.43%) VMware
8 34 (6.25%) Sybase
9 26 (4.78%) Microsoft
10 24 (4.41%) HP
11 23 (4.23%) Adobe
11 23 (4.23%) Demandware
12 19 (3.49%) webMethods
13 16 (2.94%) Atlassian
14 15 (2.76%) NetApp
15 14 (2.57%) Sun
16 13 (2.39%) F5
17 12 (2.21%) Cisco
18 10 (1.84%) CA
18 10 (1.84%) Remedy
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