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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 175 169 178
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 298 320 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.40% 1.37% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.61% 7.48% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 176 160
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £320 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.48 £35.28
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +6.23%
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
3915 4279 4126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.33% 18.31% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2821 2852 2761
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £559 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 102 77
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.54 £37.00 £46.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +19 45 £475 +2.70% 11
Chessington - 6 - -
Canary Wharf +8 4 £650 +2.97%
Docklands, London +10 3 - -
Croydon - 3 - -
Bromley -9 1 £425 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 248 (47.60%) IBM
2 243 (46.64%) Java
3 226 (43.38%) Linux
4 171 (32.82%) Oracle
5 150 (28.79%) SQL
6 145 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
7 142 (27.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 139 (26.68%) Finance
9 125 (23.99%) WebSphere MQ
10 120 (23.03%) Middleware
11 110 (21.11%) Apache
12 109 (20.92%) Unix
13 104 (19.96%) Web Services
13 104 (19.96%) J2EE
14 95 (18.23%) XML
14 95 (18.23%) Banking
15 89 (17.08%) Windows
16 88 (16.89%) E-Commerce
17 85 (16.31%) Retail
18 81 (15.55%) AIX
19 80 (15.36%) WebLogic
20 72 (13.82%) ITIL
20 72 (13.82%) Spring
21 69 (13.24%) JavaScript
22 68 (13.05%) Python
23 67 (12.86%) HTTP
24 66 (12.67%) IBM Integration Bus
25 65 (12.48%) Tomcat
26 64 (12.28%) Shell Script
27 62 (11.90%) SSL

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
1 142 (27.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 110 (21.11%) Apache
3 80 (15.36%) WebLogic
4 65 (12.48%) Tomcat
5 48 (9.21%) IIS
6 42 (8.06%) IBM HTTP Server
7 32 (6.14%) JBoss
8 20 (3.84%) WebSphere Portal
9 14 (2.69%) WebSphere Process Server
10 13 (2.50%) iPlanet
10 13 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 12 (2.30%) CMS
11 12 (2.30%) Jetty
12 11 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (2.11%) MQSeries
13 10 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (1.34%) Commerce Server
14 7 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (1.15%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.96%) MS Office
2 5 (0.96%) MS Project
3 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Magento
2 6 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.58%) BusinessWare
4 3 (0.58%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.58%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (0.58%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.38%) Exstream
5 2 (0.38%) Global One
5 2 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.38%) Maximo
5 2 (0.38%) Primavera
6 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.19%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.19%) RMDS
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.18%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.54%) IaaS
4 8 (1.54%) PaaS
5 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.15%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.15%) GitHub
6 6 (1.15%) SaaS
7 5 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.96%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.77%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 67 (12.86%) HTTP
2 62 (11.90%) SSL
3 46 (8.83%) DNS
4 22 (4.22%) Firewall
4 22 (4.22%) FTP
5 15 (2.88%) NAS
5 15 (2.88%) SAN
6 13 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.30%) LAN
7 12 (2.30%) WAN
8 11 (2.11%) FCoE
8 11 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (2.11%) iSCSI
9 10 (1.92%) LDAP
9 10 (1.92%) Multicast
9 10 (1.92%) SNMP
10 5 (0.96%) DHCP
10 5 (0.96%) Internet
10 5 (0.96%) IPsec
11 4 (0.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.71%) DB2
2 51 (9.79%) SQL Server
3 45 (8.64%) Oracle Database
4 25 (4.80%) MySQL
5 18 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.88%) Hadoop
7 14 (2.69%) ObjectStore
8 10 (1.92%) HBase
9 9 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (1.73%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.54%) Big Data
10 8 (1.54%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.96%) IBM InfoSphere
11 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.77%) GIS
12 4 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.58%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 42 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.49%) Maven
3 35 (6.72%) JUnit
4 28 (5.37%) Introscope
5 27 (5.18%) Jenkins
5 27 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (3.84%) JIRA
7 19 (3.65%) Ant
8 18 (3.45%) Subversion
9 17 (3.26%) Eclipse
10 15 (2.88%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.50%) Selenium
11 13 (2.50%) SoapUI
12 12 (2.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 10 (1.92%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (1.54%) Rational Application Developer
16 7 (1.34%) ClearCase
16 7 (1.34%) Gerrit
17 6 (1.15%) JMeter
General
1 139 (26.68%) Finance
2 95 (18.23%) Banking
3 85 (16.31%) Retail
4 23 (4.41%) Front Office
5 21 (4.03%) Financial Institution
5 21 (4.03%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.54%) Back Office
7 7 (1.34%) Publishing
8 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.38%) French Language
10 2 (0.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 154 (29.56%) Developer
2 96 (18.43%) Architect
3 69 (13.24%) Java Developer
4 46 (8.83%) Consultant
5 40 (7.68%) Administrator
6 39 (7.49%) Analyst
7 38 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
8 35 (6.72%) WebSphere Developer
9 34 (6.53%) WebSphere Architect
10 29 (5.57%) WebSphere Administrator
10 29 (5.57%) WebSphere Consultant
11 24 (4.61%) Senior Developer
12 18 (3.45%) Designer
12 18 (3.45%) Middleware Developer
13 17 (3.26%) Integration Architect
14 14 (2.69%) Applications Consultant
14 14 (2.69%) C++ Developer
14 14 (2.69%) Lead Developer
14 14 (2.69%) Python Developer
14 14 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (23.99%) WebSphere MQ
2 120 (23.03%) Middleware
3 104 (19.96%) J2EE
3 104 (19.96%) Web Services
4 95 (18.23%) XML
5 72 (13.82%) Spring
6 66 (12.67%) IBM Integration Bus
7 57 (10.94%) HTML
8 55 (10.56%) XSLT
9 44 (8.45%) Hibernate
10 42 (8.06%) JSP
11 39 (7.49%) JMS
12 37 (7.10%) SOAP
13 36 (6.91%) CSS
14 35 (6.72%) .NET
15 34 (6.53%) Servlets
16 32 (6.14%) REST
17 31 (5.95%) XSD
18 29 (5.57%) Ajax
18 29 (5.57%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.60%) DataPower
2 47 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (3.84%) Hedge funds
5 19 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.88%) Clustering
7 14 (2.69%) Web 2.0
8 13 (2.50%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.92%) FMCG
10 9 (1.73%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.54%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.54%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.54%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.34%) Derivative
12 7 (1.34%) Equities
12 7 (1.34%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.96%) AS400
15 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 226 (43.38%) Linux
2 109 (20.92%) Unix
3 89 (17.08%) Windows
4 81 (15.55%) AIX
5 43 (8.25%) Solaris
6 35 (6.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 22 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (4.03%) Windows Server
9 16 (3.07%) zOS
10 13 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (2.30%) SUSE
11 12 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.58%) Android
14 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.38%) VMS
15 2 (0.38%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (16.89%) E-Commerce
3 72 (13.82%) ITIL
4 59 (11.32%) OO
5 57 (10.94%) SOA
6 55 (10.56%) Scrum
7 35 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (6.72%) Project Management
8 34 (6.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 34 (6.53%) DevOps
9 32 (6.14%) TDD
10 28 (5.37%) Migration
10 28 (5.37%) OOD
10 28 (5.37%) SDLC
11 27 (5.18%) Change Management
11 27 (5.18%) Multithreading
11 27 (5.18%) Risk Management
12 26 (4.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (4.80%) Waterfall
13 25 (4.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 243 (46.64%) Java
2 150 (28.79%) SQL
3 69 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 68 (13.05%) Python
5 64 (12.28%) Shell Script
6 48 (9.21%) Perl
7 39 (7.49%) Bash Shell
8 30 (5.76%) Jython
9 26 (4.99%) C++
10 18 (3.45%) C#
11 16 (3.07%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.88%) C
13 13 (2.50%) Ruby
14 12 (2.30%) PHP
15 10 (1.92%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.92%) XPath
16 9 (1.73%) Korn
17 5 (0.96%) COBOL
17 5 (0.96%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (9.21%) Degree
2 10 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.34%) CISSP
5 5 (0.96%) CCNA
6 4 (0.77%) IBM Certification
6 4 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (0.58%) CCSP
7 3 (0.58%) CISM
7 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.38%) CEH
8 2 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.38%) ISEB
8 2 (0.38%) MCSE
8 2 (0.38%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.30%) QA
2 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.58%) ISO15022
3 3 (0.58%) ISO20022
3 3 (0.58%) SEPA
4 2 (0.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) FATCA
System Software
1 47 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.41%) Xen
3 18 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (2.11%) KVM
5 11 (2.11%) NFS
5 11 (2.11%) SRDF
6 9 (1.73%) Docker
6 9 (1.73%) vSphere
7 5 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.77%) vCloud
9 3 (0.58%) ClearTrust
9 3 (0.58%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.38%) Firmware
10 2 (0.38%) Samba
10 2 (0.38%) Squid
10 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (6.33%) Puppet
2 24 (4.61%) Tivoli
3 19 (3.65%) Ansible
4 18 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 7 (1.34%) SCCM
7 6 (1.15%) Nagios
7 6 (1.15%) Netcool
8 5 (0.96%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.96%) CA Wily
8 5 (0.96%) Control-M
8 5 (0.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 5 (0.96%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.58%) SCOM
11 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.38%) Salt
11 2 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 248 (47.60%) IBM
2 171 (32.82%) Oracle
3 60 (11.52%) Microsoft
4 58 (11.13%) ATG
5 51 (9.79%) VMware
6 36 (6.91%) hybris
7 26 (4.99%) SAP
8 24 (4.61%) AppDynamics
8 24 (4.61%) Red Hat
9 22 (4.22%) Sybase
10 19 (3.65%) TIBCO
11 17 (3.26%) webMethods
12 16 (3.07%) BEA
13 15 (2.88%) Google
14 13 (2.50%) Cisco
14 13 (2.50%) Demandware
14 13 (2.50%) NetApp
15 12 (2.30%) Adobe
15 12 (2.30%) Splunk
16 11 (2.11%) Software AG
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