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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 205 152 174
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 241 347 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.01% 1.41% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.36% 7.61% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 215 167
Average daily rate
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£450 £484 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £638 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £46.23 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £34.00
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
4493 4562 4153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.76% 18.56% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3205 3131 2723
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 86 138
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -6.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £43.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -40 52 £425 -10.52% 14
Paddington - 1 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 246 (45.98%) Oracle
2 239 (44.67%) IBM
3 236 (44.11%) Linux
4 184 (34.39%) Java
5 159 (29.72%) Finance
6 157 (29.35%) WebSphere MQ
7 141 (26.36%) UNIX
8 131 (24.49%) WebLogic
9 126 (23.55%) Banking
10 119 (22.24%) Middleware
11 115 (21.50%) Windows
12 110 (20.56%) SQL
13 96 (17.94%) Bash Shell
14 91 (17.01%) J2EE
15 90 (16.82%) Python
16 89 (16.64%) WebSphere Application Server
17 85 (15.89%) SOA
18 84 (15.70%) SQL Server
18 84 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
19 78 (14.58%) VMware
19 78 (14.58%) Web Services
19 78 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
20 77 (14.39%) E-Commerce
21 76 (14.21%) XML
22 75 (14.02%) ITIL
22 75 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
23 69 (12.90%) Retail
23 69 (12.90%) Tomcat
24 65 (12.15%) Microsoft
25 64 (11.96%) JBoss

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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
1 131 (24.49%) WebLogic
2 89 (16.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 69 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 64 (11.96%) JBoss
5 49 (9.16%) Apache
6 48 (8.97%) IIS
7 37 (6.92%) IBM HTTP Server
8 27 (5.05%) GlassFish
8 27 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
9 18 (3.36%) WebSphere Process Server
10 17 (3.18%) SharePoint
11 16 (2.99%) MQSeries
12 13 (2.43%) WebSphere Portal
12 13 (2.43%) Adobe CQ
13 12 (2.24%) CICS
14 11 (2.06%) AquaLogic
14 11 (2.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 11 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (1.31%) Documentum
16 6 (1.12%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 17 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.87%) MS Project
4 7 (1.31%) MS Office
5 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 25 (4.67%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.68%) SAP HR
2 9 (1.68%) Workday HCM
3 7 (1.31%) Murex MxG2000
4 4 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.56%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.56%) Magento
5 3 (0.56%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.37%) RMDS
7 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.19%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.04%) Amazon EC2
2 40 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.56%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.37%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (11.40%) SSL
2 55 (10.28%) HTTP
3 27 (5.05%) Firewall
4 22 (4.11%) DNS
5 21 (3.93%) TCP/IP
6 19 (3.55%) Internet
7 16 (2.99%) FTP
8 13 (2.43%) SAN
9 11 (2.06%) SMTP
10 9 (1.68%) WAN
11 8 (1.50%) LDAP
12 7 (1.31%) HTTPS
12 7 (1.31%) IPsec
12 7 (1.31%) SSH
12 7 (1.31%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.12%) VPN
13 6 (1.12%) LAN
13 6 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (0.93%) NAS
14 5 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.85%) DB2
3 41 (7.66%) Oracle Exadata
4 39 (7.29%) Oracle Database
5 21 (3.93%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.93%) MySQL
6 16 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.80%) ObjectStore
8 9 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.50%) Big Data
10 7 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.31%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.31%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.12%) DataStage
12 5 (0.93%) DbVisualizer
13 3 (0.56%) HBase
13 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.56%) QlikView
14 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (5.79%) JIRA
2 25 (4.67%) Eclipse
3 16 (2.99%) Introscope
4 15 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.62%) Maven
6 12 (2.24%) Ant
6 12 (2.24%) JUnit
7 11 (2.06%) Subversion
8 7 (1.31%) SoapUI
8 7 (1.31%) NUnit
8 7 (1.31%) LoadRunner
9 6 (1.12%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.93%) WiX
10 5 (0.93%) Eclipse RCP
10 5 (0.93%) MSI
10 5 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.93%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.75%) CruiseControl
General
1 159 (29.72%) Finance
2 126 (23.55%) Banking
3 69 (12.90%) Retail
4 35 (6.54%) Investment Banking
5 33 (6.17%) Financial Institution
6 25 (4.67%) Front Office
7 14 (2.62%) Back Office
8 13 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.43%) Marketing
9 8 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.75%) Publishing
10 4 (0.75%) French Language
11 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.56%) Games
12 2 (0.37%) Legal
12 2 (0.37%) International Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Law
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (29.53%) Developer
2 72 (13.46%) Java Developer
3 51 (9.53%) Administrator
4 49 (9.16%) Architect
5 42 (7.85%) Analyst
6 35 (6.54%) Project Manager
7 32 (5.98%) Consultant
8 29 (5.42%) WebSphere Developer
9 21 (3.93%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (3.74%) Applications Support
11 19 (3.55%) Support Analyst
12 17 (3.18%) WebSphere Administrator
13 16 (2.99%) Python Developer
13 16 (2.99%) C++ Developer
14 14 (2.62%) Cloud Engineer
15 13 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (2.43%) Software Engineer
16 11 (2.06%) Systems Administrator
16 11 (2.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 11 (2.06%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (29.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 119 (22.24%) Middleware
3 91 (17.01%) J2EE
4 78 (14.58%) Web Services
5 76 (14.21%) XML
6 55 (10.28%) JMS
7 46 (8.60%) HTML
8 43 (8.04%) Spring
9 42 (7.85%) CSS
10 41 (7.66%) Java EE
11 39 (7.29%) XSLT
12 38 (7.10%) .NET
13 37 (6.92%) SOAP
13 37 (6.92%) REST
14 26 (4.86%) EJB
15 25 (4.67%) JDBC
15 25 (4.67%) JSP
16 24 (4.49%) Hibernate
17 22 (4.11%) Ajax
17 22 (4.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.72%) Clustering
3 29 (5.42%) Derivative
4 25 (4.67%) Hedge funds
5 23 (4.30%) DataPower
6 20 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (2.99%) Credit Derivative
8 12 (2.24%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.87%) AS400
9 10 (1.87%) iSeries
9 10 (1.87%) SWIFT
10 8 (1.50%) PMI
10 8 (1.50%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (1.31%) Replication
12 6 (1.12%) FMCG
12 6 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.12%) User Experience
13 5 (0.93%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.93%) Equities
13 5 (0.93%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 236 (44.11%) Linux
2 141 (26.36%) UNIX
3 115 (21.50%) Windows
4 52 (9.72%) AIX
5 46 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (7.48%) SELinux
7 31 (5.79%) Solaris
8 23 (4.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 19 (3.55%) Oracle Linux
10 14 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (1.87%) SUSE
13 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.93%) zOS
15 2 (0.37%) HPUX
16 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.19%) Android
16 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (15.89%) SOA
2 84 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (14.39%) E-Commerce
4 75 (14.02%) ITIL
5 52 (9.72%) OO
6 44 (8.22%) Project Management
7 42 (7.85%) Release Management
8 41 (7.66%) Scrum
9 36 (6.73%) Software Engineering
9 36 (6.73%) DevOps
10 33 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (6.17%) Configuration Management
11 29 (5.42%) MVC
12 26 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (4.67%) Migration
14 24 (4.49%) TDD
14 24 (4.49%) UML
14 24 (4.49%) High Availability
14 24 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (4.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 184 (34.39%) Java
2 110 (20.56%) SQL
3 96 (17.94%) Bash Shell
4 90 (16.82%) Python
5 60 (11.21%) JavaScript
6 58 (10.84%) Perl
7 56 (10.47%) Shell Script
8 50 (9.35%) Ruby
9 35 (6.54%) C
10 34 (6.36%) Jython
11 31 (5.79%) PowerShell
12 29 (5.42%) C#
13 28 (5.23%) C++
14 18 (3.36%) Korn
15 13 (2.43%) C-shell
16 12 (2.24%) VBScript
17 11 (2.06%) XPath
18 10 (1.87%) VB.NET
19 8 (1.50%) PHP
20 7 (1.31%) REXX
Qualifications
1 22 (4.11%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.55%) Degree
3 15 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.50%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.93%) ISEB
8 5 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.75%) CCNA
9 4 (0.75%) RHCE
9 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.56%) RHCT
10 3 (0.56%) MCITP
10 3 (0.56%) MCSE
11 2 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.19%) CISSP
12 1 (0.19%) CCA
12 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.30%) ISO 9001
2 15 (2.80%) QA
3 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (8.22%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (4.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 21 (3.93%) vCloud
5 20 (3.74%) VMware ESX
5 20 (3.74%) XenServer
6 9 (1.68%) NFS
6 9 (1.68%) Active Directory
7 8 (1.50%) RACF
8 6 (1.12%) Xen
9 5 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (0.93%) KVM
9 5 (0.93%) XenApp
9 5 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 4 (0.75%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.56%) SRDF
11 3 (0.56%) vSphere
11 3 (0.56%) Firmware
12 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.37%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 56 (10.47%) Puppet
2 42 (7.85%) Tivoli
3 10 (1.87%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 7 (1.31%) OMEGAMON
5 5 (0.93%) Control-M
6 4 (0.75%) CA LISA
7 3 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.56%) CA SiteMinder
7 3 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (0.56%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.56%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.37%) Nagios
8 2 (0.37%) nmon
9 1 (0.19%) logstash
9 1 (0.19%) OpenView
9 1 (0.19%) SCCM
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 246 (45.98%) Oracle
2 239 (44.67%) IBM
3 78 (14.58%) VMware
4 65 (12.15%) Microsoft
5 61 (11.40%) Red Hat
6 29 (5.42%) HP
7 28 (5.23%) Remedy
8 25 (4.67%) Citrix
9 23 (4.30%) Sybase
10 22 (4.11%) Software AG
11 19 (3.55%) LANDesk
12 18 (3.36%) ATG
12 18 (3.36%) TIBCO
13 17 (3.18%) webMethods
14 15 (2.80%) Adobe
15 14 (2.62%) SAP
16 13 (2.43%) hybris
17 12 (2.24%) BEA
18 10 (1.87%) AppDynamics
19 9 (1.68%) Cognos
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