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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 200 179 179
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 256 300 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.27% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.10% 6.78% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 174 149
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +27.86%
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
4199 4424 4180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.95% 18.75% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2951 2986 2721
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 79 93
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.71 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.82% -1.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +29 39 £450 -3.22% 7
Chessington - 6 - -
Croydon - 6 £375 -
Canary Wharf +8 4 - -
Docklands, London - 3 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 271 (49.01%) IBM
2 270 (48.82%) Java
3 224 (40.51%) Linux
4 188 (34.00%) Oracle
5 159 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
6 155 (28.03%) SQL
7 153 (27.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 153 (27.67%) Finance
8 137 (24.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 133 (24.05%) Middleware
10 125 (22.60%) Unix
11 114 (20.61%) J2EE
12 111 (20.07%) Web Services
12 111 (20.07%) Apache
13 103 (18.63%) WebLogic
14 101 (18.26%) XML
15 100 (18.08%) Banking
16 92 (16.64%) Retail
17 85 (15.37%) E-Commerce
18 83 (15.01%) Windows
19 78 (14.10%) JavaScript
19 78 (14.10%) IBM Integration Bus
20 77 (13.92%) AIX
20 77 (13.92%) HTTP
21 76 (13.74%) Spring
22 72 (13.02%) Python
22 72 (13.02%) ITIL
22 72 (13.02%) DB2
23 69 (12.48%) Shell Script
24 68 (12.30%) Tomcat

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
1 153 (27.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 111 (20.07%) Apache
3 103 (18.63%) WebLogic
4 68 (12.30%) Tomcat
5 42 (7.59%) IBM HTTP Server
5 42 (7.59%) IIS
6 40 (7.23%) JBoss
7 22 (3.98%) WebSphere Portal
8 14 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 13 (2.35%) MQSeries
10 11 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (1.99%) CMS
10 11 (1.99%) GlassFish
10 11 (1.99%) Jetty
10 11 (1.99%) Oracle Coherence
10 11 (1.99%) WebSphere Process Server
11 10 (1.81%) iPlanet
12 8 (1.45%) FileNet
12 8 (1.45%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 29 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.27%) MS Project
3 3 (0.54%) MS Office
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.63%) Magento
2 8 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (0.54%) BusinessWare
5 3 (0.54%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.54%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.36%) Exstream
6 2 (0.36%) Global One
6 2 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.36%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.36%) Maximo
6 2 (0.36%) Primavera
6 2 (0.36%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.16%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.27%) SaaS
6 5 (0.90%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.72%) GitHub
7 4 (0.72%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.54%) PaaS
9 2 (0.36%) IaaS
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (13.92%) HTTP
2 61 (11.03%) SSL
3 43 (7.78%) DNS
4 24 (4.34%) FTP
5 21 (3.80%) Firewall
6 19 (3.44%) LDAP
7 16 (2.89%) NAS
7 16 (2.89%) SAN
8 13 (2.35%) LAN
8 13 (2.35%) WAN
9 12 (2.17%) FCoE
9 12 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (2.17%) iSCSI
10 11 (1.99%) Multicast
10 11 (1.99%) TCP/IP
11 8 (1.45%) SNMP
12 6 (1.08%) Internet
13 5 (0.90%) DHCP
13 5 (0.90%) IPsec
14 4 (0.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.02%) DB2
2 53 (9.58%) SQL Server
3 40 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 25 (4.52%) Relational Database
5 24 (4.34%) MySQL
6 17 (3.07%) Hadoop
7 14 (2.53%) ObjectStore
7 14 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.99%) HBase
9 10 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.45%) Big Data
10 8 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.27%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.72%) DbVisualizer
12 4 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.54%) DB2 UDB
13 3 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 47 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 41 (7.41%) JUnit
3 40 (7.23%) Maven
4 29 (5.24%) Jenkins
5 28 (5.06%) Introscope
6 27 (4.88%) Subversion
7 25 (4.52%) JIRA
7 25 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (3.62%) Ant
9 18 (3.25%) Eclipse
10 15 (2.71%) Selenium
10 15 (2.71%) SoapUI
11 13 (2.35%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 9 (1.63%) Gerrit
13 9 (1.63%) Mockito
14 8 (1.45%) JMeter
14 8 (1.45%) Rational Application Developer
15 7 (1.27%) Toad
15 7 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 153 (27.67%) Finance
2 100 (18.08%) Banking
3 92 (16.64%) Retail
4 25 (4.52%) Financial Institution
5 24 (4.34%) Investment Banking
6 22 (3.98%) Front Office
7 9 (1.63%) Back Office
8 7 (1.27%) Publishing
9 6 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.54%) Marketing
10 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.36%) French Language
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) Law
11 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (29.66%) Developer
2 100 (18.08%) Architect
3 78 (14.10%) Java Developer
4 50 (9.04%) Consultant
5 45 (8.14%) Administrator
6 43 (7.78%) Analyst
7 41 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (6.15%) WebSphere Developer
9 33 (5.97%) WebSphere Architect
10 30 (5.42%) WebSphere Administrator
11 26 (4.70%) WebSphere Consultant
12 24 (4.34%) Senior Developer
13 22 (3.98%) Middleware Developer
14 17 (3.07%) Designer
14 17 (3.07%) Integration Architect
15 16 (2.89%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
16 15 (2.71%) Lead Developer
16 15 (2.71%) Senior Java Developer
17 14 (2.53%) C++ Developer
17 14 (2.53%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (24.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 133 (24.05%) Middleware
3 114 (20.61%) J2EE
4 111 (20.07%) Web Services
5 101 (18.26%) XML
6 78 (14.10%) IBM Integration Bus
7 76 (13.74%) Spring
8 65 (11.75%) HTML
9 58 (10.49%) XSLT
10 52 (9.40%) Hibernate
11 46 (8.32%) CSS
12 45 (8.14%) JSP
13 44 (7.96%) JMS
13 44 (7.96%) REST
14 41 (7.41%) SOAP
15 38 (6.87%) .NET
16 34 (6.15%) Servlets
17 31 (5.61%) EJB
18 30 (5.42%) RESTful
19 28 (5.06%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.67%) DataPower
2 51 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.62%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.89%) Clustering
6 16 (2.89%) Web 2.0
7 11 (1.99%) Equities
7 11 (1.99%) SWIFT
8 10 (1.81%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.81%) FMCG
8 10 (1.81%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.63%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.45%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.27%) Derivative
11 7 (1.27%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.08%) Tandem
12 6 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 224 (40.51%) Linux
2 125 (22.60%) Unix
3 83 (15.01%) Windows
4 77 (13.92%) AIX
5 43 (7.78%) Solaris
6 35 (6.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 20 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.89%) Windows Server
9 12 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (2.17%) zOS
10 11 (1.99%) SUSE
10 11 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.54%) Android
12 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.36%) VMS
13 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (15.37%) E-Commerce
3 72 (13.02%) ITIL
4 58 (10.49%) OO
4 58 (10.49%) Scrum
5 52 (9.40%) SOA
6 37 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 36 (6.51%) DevOps
7 36 (6.51%) Project Management
8 33 (5.97%) TDD
9 32 (5.79%) SDLC
10 28 (5.06%) OOD
10 28 (5.06%) Presales
10 28 (5.06%) Risk Management
11 27 (4.88%) Change Management
11 27 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
11 27 (4.88%) Waterfall
12 26 (4.70%) Software Engineering
12 26 (4.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 270 (48.82%) Java
2 155 (28.03%) SQL
3 78 (14.10%) JavaScript
4 72 (13.02%) Python
5 69 (12.48%) Shell Script
6 59 (10.67%) Perl
7 36 (6.51%) Bash Shell
8 34 (6.15%) Jython
9 27 (4.88%) C++
10 21 (3.80%) Ruby
11 19 (3.44%) C#
12 14 (2.53%) C
12 14 (2.53%) PHP
12 14 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.99%) XPath
14 9 (1.63%) Korn
15 7 (1.27%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.90%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.72%) COBOL
17 4 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (7.96%) Degree
2 12 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.81%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.27%) CISSP
6 5 (0.90%) CCNA
7 4 (0.72%) IBM Certification
7 4 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (0.54%) CCSP
8 3 (0.54%) CISM
8 3 (0.54%) MBA
9 2 (0.36%) CEH
9 2 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.36%) ISEB
9 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.36%) MCSE
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.36%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.17%) QA
2 5 (0.90%) SEPA
3 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.54%) ISO15022
4 3 (0.54%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.36%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) FATCA
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.07%) Hyper-V
3 17 (3.07%) Xen
4 13 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (2.17%) NFS
5 12 (2.17%) SRDF
6 11 (1.99%) KVM
7 8 (1.45%) vSphere
8 4 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.54%) ClearTrust
9 3 (0.54%) Docker
9 3 (0.54%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.36%) Firmware
10 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.36%) Samba
10 2 (0.36%) Squid
10 2 (0.36%) vCloud
10 2 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (5.24%) Puppet
2 23 (4.16%) Tivoli
3 17 (3.07%) Ansible
4 15 (2.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 11 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (1.45%) SCCM
7 6 (1.08%) Control-M
7 6 (1.08%) Netcool
8 5 (0.90%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.90%) CA Wily
8 5 (0.90%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 4 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (0.72%) Nagios
9 4 (0.72%) SCOM
10 2 (0.36%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.36%) Salt
10 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 271 (49.01%) IBM
2 188 (34.00%) Oracle
3 61 (11.03%) Microsoft
4 58 (10.49%) ATG
5 42 (7.59%) VMware
6 36 (6.51%) hybris
7 30 (5.42%) SAP
8 24 (4.34%) AppDynamics
9 23 (4.16%) TIBCO
10 22 (3.98%) Sybase
11 20 (3.62%) Red Hat
12 17 (3.07%) webMethods
13 16 (2.89%) BEA
14 15 (2.71%) Cisco
15 14 (2.53%) NetApp
16 13 (2.35%) Demandware
16 13 (2.35%) Google
16 13 (2.35%) Splunk
17 12 (2.17%) DataSynapse
17 12 (2.17%) EMC
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