The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 165 132 135
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 304 406 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.67% 1.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.86% 9.39% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 252 223
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4432 4322 4628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.85% 17.81% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2910 2752 2993
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 136 162
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £14.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.15 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
WebSphere
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -7 82 £395 -21.00% 20
Greenford - 8 - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 245 (44.87%) IBM
2 235 (43.04%) Oracle
3 207 (37.91%) Linux
4 185 (33.88%) Finance
5 174 (31.87%) Java
6 149 (27.29%) SQL
7 135 (24.73%) UNIX
8 124 (22.71%) WebSphere MQ
9 118 (21.61%) Banking
10 115 (21.06%) WebLogic
11 111 (20.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 111 (20.33%) Windows
12 107 (19.60%) J2EE
13 97 (17.77%) Bash Shell
14 88 (16.12%) Retail
15 87 (15.93%) Middleware
16 85 (15.57%) SQL Server
17 84 (15.38%) SOA
18 83 (15.20%) Python
19 77 (14.10%) VMware
20 76 (13.92%) E-Commerce
20 76 (13.92%) XML
21 74 (13.55%) Tomcat
22 63 (11.54%) Web Services
22 63 (11.54%) ITIL
23 62 (11.36%) JavaScript
23 62 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
24 57 (10.44%) SSL
25 55 (10.07%) Microsoft
26 53 (9.71%) Puppet

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 115 (21.06%) WebLogic
2 111 (20.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 74 (13.55%) Tomcat
4 52 (9.52%) IIS
5 49 (8.97%) Apache
6 37 (6.78%) MQSeries
6 37 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (4.58%) WebSphere Process Server
8 24 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (3.30%) CICS
10 17 (3.11%) GlassFish
10 17 (3.11%) IBM HTTP Server
11 14 (2.56%) AquaLogic
12 13 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
13 12 (2.20%) Jetty
14 11 (2.01%) nginx
14 11 (2.01%) SharePoint
15 7 (1.28%) Adobe CQ
16 6 (1.10%) MS Exchange
16 6 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (1.47%) MS Office
2 7 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.10%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.10%) MS Project
4 2 (0.37%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (4.95%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (2.38%) Workday HCM
3 11 (2.01%) SAP HR
4 10 (1.83%) JDE OneWorld
5 7 (1.28%) Tridion
5 7 (1.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 6 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.73%) RMDS
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.37%) Magento
11 1 (0.18%) Documaker
11 1 (0.18%) AWD
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.18%) Murex MxG2000
11 1 (0.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.16%) Amazon EC2
2 32 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.47%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.37%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (10.44%) SSL
2 44 (8.06%) HTTP
3 34 (6.23%) Firewall
3 34 (6.23%) DNS
4 33 (6.04%) TCP/IP
5 25 (4.58%) FTP
6 22 (4.03%) Internet
7 19 (3.48%) SAN
8 16 (2.93%) VPN
9 15 (2.75%) IPsec
10 13 (2.38%) DHCP
10 13 (2.38%) WAN
11 9 (1.65%) NAS
11 9 (1.65%) LDAP
11 9 (1.65%) SSH
12 7 (1.28%) LAN
12 7 (1.28%) SMTP
13 6 (1.10%) BIG-IP
13 6 (1.10%) Ethereal
13 6 (1.10%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.24%) DB2
3 36 (6.59%) Oracle Database
3 36 (6.59%) Relational Database
4 30 (5.49%) MySQL
4 30 (5.49%) Oracle Exadata
5 23 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.56%) ObjectStore
8 13 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.01%) DbVisualizer
10 9 (1.65%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.92%) Big Data
13 4 (0.73%) HBase
14 3 (0.55%) IBM InfoSphere
15 2 (0.37%) DataStage
15 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.18%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 47 (8.61%) JIRA
2 27 (4.95%) Jenkins
3 26 (4.76%) Subversion
4 25 (4.58%) Ant
5 23 (4.21%) Maven
6 22 (4.03%) Eclipse
7 14 (2.56%) Introscope
8 12 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (2.20%) JUnit
8 12 (2.20%) Git (software)
8 12 (2.20%) Mercurial
8 12 (2.20%) Gerrit
9 11 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (2.01%) TeamCity
9 11 (2.01%) AnthillPro
10 10 (1.83%) LoadRunner
11 8 (1.47%) Log4j
11 8 (1.47%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 4 (0.73%) Lombardi
12 4 (0.73%) ClearCase
General
1 185 (33.88%) Finance
2 118 (21.61%) Banking
3 88 (16.12%) Retail
4 47 (8.61%) Investment Banking
5 38 (6.96%) Financial Institution
6 28 (5.13%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.93%) Front Office
8 15 (2.75%) Back Office
9 12 (2.20%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.47%) Games
11 7 (1.28%) Marketing
12 6 (1.10%) German Language
13 5 (0.92%) Publishing
14 4 (0.73%) Wholesale Banking
14 4 (0.73%) French Language
15 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.55%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.55%) Advertising
16 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 121 (22.16%) Developer
2 74 (13.55%) Architect
3 65 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 56 (10.26%) Analyst
5 51 (9.34%) Administrator
6 47 (8.61%) Consultant
7 34 (6.23%) Project Manager
8 28 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (4.03%) WebSphere Administrator
10 20 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
11 19 (3.48%) Business Analyst
11 19 (3.48%) Applications Support
12 18 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (2.93%) WebSphere Developer
14 15 (2.75%) Python Developer
14 15 (2.75%) C++ Developer
14 15 (2.75%) Infrastructure Architect
15 14 (2.56%) Deployment Engineer
16 12 (2.20%) WebSphere Specialist
16 12 (2.20%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (22.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 107 (19.60%) J2EE
3 87 (15.93%) Middleware
4 76 (13.92%) XML
5 63 (11.54%) Web Services
6 51 (9.34%) JMS
7 49 (8.97%) XSLT
8 48 (8.79%) HTML
9 36 (6.59%) .NET
9 36 (6.59%) Spring
10 32 (5.86%) Java EE
11 29 (5.31%) SOAP
12 27 (4.95%) EJB
12 27 (4.95%) Servlets
13 26 (4.76%) JSP
14 22 (4.03%) Ajax
14 22 (4.03%) Hibernate
14 22 (4.03%) WSDL
14 22 (4.03%) CSS
14 22 (4.03%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.14%) Clustering
2 25 (4.58%) Derivative
3 24 (4.40%) Hedge funds
3 24 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (4.21%) DataPower
5 21 (3.85%) AS400
6 15 (2.75%) SWIFT
6 15 (2.75%) Credit Derivative
7 13 (2.38%) Mainframe
8 11 (2.01%) Open Source
9 10 (1.83%) iSeries
10 9 (1.65%) PMI
10 9 (1.65%) Web 2.0
11 8 (1.47%) Replication
11 8 (1.47%) Online Banking
11 8 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.28%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.28%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.73%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 207 (37.91%) Linux
2 135 (24.73%) UNIX
3 111 (20.33%) Windows
4 49 (8.97%) Solaris
5 33 (6.04%) AIX
6 30 (5.49%) SELinux
7 25 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.93%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.83%) HPUX
10 9 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (1.65%) zOS
11 8 (1.47%) SUSE
12 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.73%) Android
13 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.37%) Debian
14 2 (0.37%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.38%) SOA
2 76 (13.92%) E-Commerce
3 63 (11.54%) ITIL
4 45 (8.24%) Migration
5 41 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (7.33%) Project Management
7 39 (7.14%) OO
8 32 (5.86%) Configuration Management
8 32 (5.86%) Release Management
9 31 (5.68%) UML
10 29 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (5.31%) Scrum
10 29 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (5.13%) Software Engineering
11 28 (5.13%) ERP
12 25 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (4.58%) DevOps
13 23 (4.21%) Automated Testing
14 22 (4.03%) Service Delivery
15 21 (3.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 174 (31.87%) Java
2 149 (27.29%) SQL
3 97 (17.77%) Bash Shell
4 83 (15.20%) Python
5 62 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 43 (7.88%) Perl
7 42 (7.69%) C
8 34 (6.23%) Ruby
8 34 (6.23%) Shell Script
9 31 (5.68%) PowerShell
10 25 (4.58%) PL/SQL
11 24 (4.40%) Korn
12 23 (4.21%) C++
13 22 (4.03%) XPath
14 20 (3.66%) VBScript
15 15 (2.75%) Jython
16 10 (1.83%) C#
17 8 (1.47%) ABAP
18 6 (1.10%) VB
19 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (4.76%) Degree
2 11 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (2.01%) ISEB
3 9 (1.65%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.55%) IBM Certification
6 3 (0.55%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.37%) CISA
7 2 (0.37%) RHCT
7 2 (0.37%) MCITP
7 2 (0.37%) CISSP
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.37%) RHCE
7 2 (0.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 14 (2.56%) QA
3 7 (1.28%) SLA
4 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.37%) JTAG
6 1 (0.18%) Basel III
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (6.78%) Oracle RAC
3 21 (3.85%) vCloud
4 17 (3.11%) Active Directory
5 15 (2.75%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (2.38%) XenServer
7 10 (1.83%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.83%) Xen
8 8 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 8 (1.47%) NFS
9 6 (1.10%) XenApp
10 4 (0.73%) vSphere
10 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.73%) SRDF
11 3 (0.55%) KVM
11 3 (0.55%) RACF
12 2 (0.37%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.18%) qmail
13 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 53 (9.71%) Puppet
2 47 (8.61%) Tivoli
3 15 (2.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (0.92%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.73%) CA SiteMinder
5 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.73%) CA LISA
6 3 (0.55%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.37%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.37%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.37%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.18%) SCCM
8 1 (0.18%) logstash
8 1 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 245 (44.87%) IBM
2 235 (43.04%) Oracle
3 77 (14.10%) VMware
4 55 (10.07%) Microsoft
5 48 (8.79%) JBoss
6 32 (5.86%) Red Hat
7 30 (5.49%) Citrix
8 28 (5.13%) HP
9 27 (4.95%) ATG
10 24 (4.40%) Remedy
11 23 (4.21%) Sybase
11 23 (4.21%) SAP
12 22 (4.03%) Cognos
13 18 (3.30%) 29West
14 16 (2.93%) TIBCO
15 15 (2.75%) Software AG
15 15 (2.75%) BEA
15 15 (2.75%) webMethods
16 14 (2.56%) hybris
17 13 (2.38%) LANDesk
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