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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 230 187 186
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 184 270 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 1.27% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.65% 6.65% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 145 156
Average daily rate £475 £500 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
3955 4059 4140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.68% 19.14% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2767 2817 2787
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.15 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 25 £475 +5.55% 8
Enfield - 4 £625 -
Croydon -8 3 £464 -2.36%
Canary Wharf - 2 £650 -
Brentford - 1 £415 -
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 186 (45.15%) Java
1 186 (45.15%) IBM
2 147 (35.68%) Oracle
3 145 (35.19%) Linux
4 114 (27.67%) Unix
5 112 (27.18%) Finance
6 107 (25.97%) SQL
7 103 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (22.33%) E-Commerce
9 90 (21.84%) Middleware
10 89 (21.60%) Web Services
11 78 (18.93%) Banking
12 77 (18.69%) Windows
12 77 (18.69%) J2EE
13 76 (18.45%) WebSphere MQ
14 75 (18.20%) WebSphere Application Server
15 69 (16.75%) Tomcat
16 68 (16.50%) Shell Script
17 67 (16.26%) AIX
18 60 (14.56%) XML
18 60 (14.56%) Microsoft
19 57 (13.83%) Apache
19 57 (13.83%) WebLogic
20 56 (13.59%) JavaScript
21 52 (12.62%) DB2
21 52 (12.62%) Retail
22 50 (12.14%) SOA
23 46 (11.17%) IIS
24 45 (10.92%) SQL Server
24 45 (10.92%) Scrum

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 75 (18.20%) WebSphere Application Server
2 69 (16.75%) Tomcat
3 57 (13.83%) Apache
3 57 (13.83%) WebLogic
4 46 (11.17%) IIS
5 35 (8.50%) JBoss
6 19 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (4.37%) Jetty
7 18 (4.37%) MQSeries
8 15 (3.64%) iPlanet
9 14 (3.40%) IBM HTTP Server
10 12 (2.91%) nginx
10 12 (2.91%) WebSphere Portal
11 11 (2.67%) MS Exchange
12 10 (2.43%) CMS
12 10 (2.43%) WebSphere Process Server
13 8 (1.94%) Commerce Server
14 6 (1.46%) Mule
15 5 (1.21%) Drupal
15 5 (1.21%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 15 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.46%) MS Office
3 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.21%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (6.31%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (3.40%) Magento
3 8 (1.94%) BusinessWare
3 8 (1.94%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.97%) Relativity
4 4 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.49%) Documaker
6 2 (0.49%) Maximo
6 2 (0.49%) Primavera
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.24%) Exstream
7 1 (0.24%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.18%) Google App Engine
4 9 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (2.18%) PaaS
5 7 (1.70%) IaaS
6 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.46%) SaaS
7 5 (1.21%) GitHub
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.49%) Boomi
8 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
9 1 (0.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.52%) HTTP
2 30 (7.28%) SSL
3 29 (7.04%) Firewall
4 26 (6.31%) TCP/IP
5 24 (5.83%) DNS
6 15 (3.64%) SNMP
7 11 (2.67%) FTP
8 10 (2.43%) IPsec
9 9 (2.18%) DHCP
9 9 (2.18%) LDAP
10 6 (1.46%) LAN
10 6 (1.46%) NetScaler
10 6 (1.46%) SAN
10 6 (1.46%) SMTP
10 6 (1.46%) VPN
10 6 (1.46%) WAN
11 5 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (1.21%) DMZ
11 5 (1.21%) Internet
11 5 (1.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.62%) DB2
2 45 (10.92%) SQL Server
3 33 (8.01%) Oracle Database
4 20 (4.85%) MySQL
5 13 (3.16%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.91%) Big Data
6 12 (2.91%) IBM InfoSphere
7 11 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.94%) DB2 UDB
10 7 (1.70%) DataStage
10 7 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.46%) GIS
11 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.21%) PowerCenter
12 5 (1.21%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 39 (9.47%) Git (software)
1 39 (9.47%) Jenkins
2 29 (7.04%) Maven
3 22 (5.34%) Eclipse
4 20 (4.85%) Subversion
5 15 (3.64%) Ant
6 13 (3.16%) JUnit
7 12 (2.91%) JIRA
8 10 (2.43%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.43%) Selenium
8 10 (2.43%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.18%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 8 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.70%) ClearCase
11 7 (1.70%) JMeter
11 7 (1.70%) Rational Application Developer
12 6 (1.46%) MSBuild
12 6 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (1.21%) GitLab
General
1 112 (27.18%) Finance
2 78 (18.93%) Banking
3 52 (12.62%) Retail
4 19 (4.61%) Financial Institution
5 16 (3.88%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.70%) Back Office
7 7 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.70%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.46%) Marketing
9 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.97%) Electronics
11 3 (0.73%) Billing
11 3 (0.73%) Front Office
12 2 (0.49%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (23.30%) Developer
2 65 (15.78%) Architect
3 44 (10.68%) Java Developer
4 40 (9.71%) Consultant
5 36 (8.74%) Analyst
6 27 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
7 26 (6.31%) WebSphere Developer
8 24 (5.83%) Applications Support
9 22 (5.34%) WebSphere Consultant
10 20 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 16 (3.88%) Designer
11 16 (3.88%) Project Manager
12 14 (3.40%) Java Engineer
12 14 (3.40%) Support Analyst
12 14 (3.40%) WebSphere Architect
13 13 (3.16%) Administrator
13 13 (3.16%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.16%) XML Developer
14 12 (2.91%) WebSphere Administrator
15 11 (2.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (21.84%) Middleware
2 89 (21.60%) Web Services
3 77 (18.69%) J2EE
4 76 (18.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 60 (14.56%) XML
6 44 (10.68%) Spring
7 43 (10.44%) HTML
7 43 (10.44%) IBM Integration Bus
8 39 (9.47%) SOAP
9 32 (7.77%) JMS
9 32 (7.77%) Servlets
10 29 (7.04%) Ajax
10 29 (7.04%) CSS
11 28 (6.80%) REST
11 28 (6.80%) XSLT
12 25 (6.07%) Hibernate
13 24 (5.83%) .NET
13 24 (5.83%) Struts
14 22 (5.34%) JSP
15 21 (5.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.04%) DataPower
2 22 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.10%) PKI
4 17 (4.13%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.40%) Clustering
7 11 (2.67%) FMCG
8 9 (2.18%) Equities
9 8 (1.94%) AS400
9 8 (1.94%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.94%) SWIFT
10 7 (1.70%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.70%) User Experience
10 7 (1.70%) Web 2.0
11 6 (1.46%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.46%) Online Banking
12 5 (1.21%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.21%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.21%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 145 (35.19%) Linux
2 114 (27.67%) Unix
3 77 (18.69%) Windows
4 67 (16.26%) AIX
5 40 (9.71%) Solaris
6 22 (5.34%) Windows Server
6 22 (5.34%) zOS
7 21 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.94%) SUSE
9 8 (1.94%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.97%) CentOS
11 4 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.49%) Debian
13 1 (0.24%) Fedora
13 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (22.33%) E-Commerce
3 50 (12.14%) SOA
4 45 (10.92%) Scrum
5 37 (8.98%) TDD
6 33 (8.01%) Migration
7 32 (7.77%) DevOps
8 31 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (6.07%) OO
9 25 (6.07%) Project Management
9 25 (6.07%) Unit Testing
10 24 (5.83%) Configuration Management
11 21 (5.10%) ITIL
12 20 (4.85%) Automated Testing
12 20 (4.85%) Change Management
13 18 (4.37%) Web Application Development
14 17 (4.13%) Load Balancing
14 17 (4.13%) Multithreading
15 16 (3.88%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (3.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 186 (45.15%) Java
2 107 (25.97%) SQL
3 68 (16.50%) Shell Script
4 56 (13.59%) JavaScript
5 32 (7.77%) Perl
6 25 (6.07%) Python
7 21 (5.10%) Bash Shell
8 16 (3.88%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.40%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.91%) C#
11 10 (2.43%) Jython
12 9 (2.18%) Ruby
13 7 (1.70%) PHP
13 7 (1.70%) XPath
14 6 (1.46%) VB
15 5 (1.21%) C
15 5 (1.21%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.97%) Korn
16 4 (0.97%) VBScript
17 2 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (7.52%) Degree
2 22 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.61%) DV Cleared
4 13 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 8 (1.94%) CCSP
6 8 (1.94%) CISM
6 8 (1.94%) CISSP
7 5 (1.21%) CCNA
7 5 (1.21%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) ISEB
10 1 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.40%) QA
2 8 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.49%) SEPA
4 2 (0.49%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) BS7799
System Software
1 38 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.55%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.43%) Docker
4 10 (2.43%) Xen
5 9 (2.18%) ClearTrust
5 9 (2.18%) vCloud
6 8 (1.94%) vSphere
7 5 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.97%) NFS
8 4 (0.97%) XenServer
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.49%) KVM
10 2 (0.49%) RACF
10 2 (0.49%) Varnish
10 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.24%) ACF2
11 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.24%) LXC
11 1 (0.24%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 38 (9.22%) Puppet
2 31 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.40%) Ansible
4 10 (2.43%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.94%) CA Single Sign-On
5 8 (1.94%) Nagios
6 7 (1.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 6 (1.46%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.97%) Control-M
9 3 (0.73%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.73%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.49%) vRealize
11 1 (0.24%) Cacti
11 1 (0.24%) logstash
11 1 (0.24%) OpenView
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.24%) SCOM
11 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.24%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 186 (45.15%) IBM
2 147 (35.68%) Oracle
3 60 (14.56%) Microsoft
4 44 (10.68%) VMware
5 39 (9.47%) hybris
6 31 (7.52%) ATG
7 27 (6.55%) Red Hat
8 25 (6.07%) SAP
9 18 (4.37%) Demandware
10 16 (3.88%) Google
11 12 (2.91%) BEA
11 12 (2.91%) CA
11 12 (2.91%) CheckPoint
11 12 (2.91%) TIBCO
12 11 (2.67%) Informatica
12 11 (2.67%) Sybase
13 10 (2.43%) F5
14 8 (1.94%) Cisco
14 8 (1.94%) Dell
14 8 (1.94%) Vitria
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