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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / London
Rank 232 263 208
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -55
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 185 158 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.75% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.02% 4.56% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 102 128
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00

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
3686 3462 3752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.96% 16.49% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2561 2364 2620
Median daily rate £450 £434 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% +5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 49 74
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +5 28 £475 - 9
Wimbledon - 2 £475 -
Docklands, London -3 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £500 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 279 (59.24%) Java
2 210 (44.59%) IBM
3 199 (42.25%) Linux
4 184 (39.07%) Oracle
5 173 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (33.55%) SQL
7 148 (31.42%) Finance
8 143 (30.36%) Unix
9 127 (26.96%) XML
10 121 (25.69%) Web Services
11 114 (24.20%) J2EE
11 114 (24.20%) Banking
12 98 (20.81%) SOAP
12 98 (20.81%) Middleware
13 95 (20.17%) Spring
14 94 (19.96%) WebSphere MQ
15 92 (19.53%) WebSphere Application Server
16 90 (19.11%) E-Commerce
17 87 (18.47%) JavaScript
18 86 (18.26%) Windows
18 86 (18.26%) Tomcat
19 81 (17.20%) Jenkins
20 80 (16.99%) JIRA
21 79 (16.77%) Git (software)
22 78 (16.56%) IBM Integration Bus
23 73 (15.50%) DevOps
24 68 (14.44%) REST
25 62 (13.16%) WebLogic
26 61 (12.95%) Shell Script
27 60 (12.74%) TDD

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 92 (19.53%) WebSphere Application Server
2 86 (18.26%) Tomcat
3 62 (13.16%) WebLogic
4 55 (11.68%) Apache
5 50 (10.62%) IIS
6 40 (8.49%) Confluence
7 38 (8.07%) JBoss
8 19 (4.03%) Jetty
9 16 (3.40%) MQSeries
9 16 (3.40%) WebLogic Portal
10 15 (3.18%) CMS
10 15 (3.18%) WebSphere Portal
11 13 (2.76%) Commerce Server
12 12 (2.55%) FileNet
13 11 (2.34%) GlassFish
14 10 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (2.12%) SharePoint
15 9 (1.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
16 8 (1.70%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.12%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.06%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.85%) Maximo
4 3 (0.64%) Exstream
4 3 (0.64%) Magento
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.64%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.42%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.97%) PaaS
3 12 (2.55%) GitHub
4 11 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.27%) Bluemix
8 5 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.06%) Route 53
9 4 (0.85%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.85%) IaaS
10 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.42%) SaaS
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.40%) HTTP
2 46 (9.77%) SSL
3 40 (8.49%) TCP/IP
4 36 (7.64%) DNS
5 33 (7.01%) Firewall
6 21 (4.46%) LDAP
7 17 (3.61%) LAN
7 17 (3.61%) WAN
8 14 (2.97%) HTTPS
8 14 (2.97%) Internet
9 12 (2.55%) Multicast
9 12 (2.55%) NAS
10 10 (2.12%) FTP
11 9 (1.91%) FCoE
11 9 (1.91%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (1.91%) ICMP
11 9 (1.91%) iSCSI
11 9 (1.91%) SAN
11 9 (1.91%) VPN
12 7 (1.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.34%) Oracle Database
3 43 (9.13%) MySQL
4 30 (6.37%) DB2
5 29 (6.16%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.40%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (3.18%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.76%) Big Data
9 11 (2.34%) Redis
10 10 (2.12%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.70%) HBase
12 8 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 81 (17.20%) Jenkins
2 80 (16.99%) JIRA
3 79 (16.77%) Git (software)
4 58 (12.31%) Maven
5 48 (10.19%) JUnit
6 29 (6.16%) Ant
6 29 (6.16%) Mockito
7 26 (5.52%) Eclipse
8 25 (5.31%) Subversion
9 20 (4.25%) TeamCity
10 17 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (3.40%) Spock
12 11 (2.34%) Vagrant
13 10 (2.12%) GoCD
13 10 (2.12%) Selenium
13 10 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (1.91%) Bitbucket
14 9 (1.91%) Gradle
15 8 (1.70%) SoapUI
General
1 148 (31.42%) Finance
2 114 (24.20%) Banking
3 59 (12.53%) Retail
4 14 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.55%) Front Office
6 11 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.91%) Back Office
8 7 (1.49%) International Banking
9 6 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.06%) Law
10 5 (1.06%) Marketing
11 3 (0.64%) French Language
11 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.64%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.42%) Billing
12 2 (0.42%) Games
12 2 (0.42%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 168 (35.67%) Developer
2 86 (18.26%) Java Developer
3 60 (12.74%) Architect
4 47 (9.98%) Analyst
5 36 (7.64%) WebSphere Developer
6 31 (6.58%) Consultant
6 31 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (5.52%) Senior Developer
8 21 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
9 20 (4.25%) Applications Support
10 19 (4.03%) Infrastructure Architect
11 18 (3.82%) Administrator
12 17 (3.61%) Project Manager
13 16 (3.40%) Hybris Developer
13 16 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.40%) WebSphere Engineer
13 16 (3.40%) WebSphere Specialist
14 15 (3.18%) Support Analyst
15 14 (2.97%) Applications Support Analyst
16 13 (2.76%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (26.96%) XML
2 121 (25.69%) Web Services
3 114 (24.20%) J2EE
4 98 (20.81%) Middleware
4 98 (20.81%) SOAP
5 95 (20.17%) Spring
6 94 (19.96%) WebSphere MQ
7 78 (16.56%) IBM Integration Bus
8 68 (14.44%) REST
9 57 (12.10%) HTML
10 50 (10.62%) JMS
10 50 (10.62%) JSON
11 47 (9.98%) JSP
12 46 (9.77%) XSLT
13 43 (9.13%) XSD
14 41 (8.70%) CSS
14 41 (8.70%) Servlets
15 39 (8.28%) Hibernate
16 38 (8.07%) RESTful
17 32 (6.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.73%) DataPower
3 22 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.61%) User Experience
5 16 (3.40%) iSeries
6 13 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (2.12%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.91%) Clustering
10 8 (1.70%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.70%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.49%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.27%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.27%) iPad
12 6 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.27%) SWIFT
13 5 (1.06%) Data Integration
13 5 (1.06%) Equities
13 5 (1.06%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.85%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 199 (42.25%) Linux
2 143 (30.36%) Unix
3 86 (18.26%) Windows
4 33 (7.01%) AIX
5 30 (6.37%) Solaris
6 21 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (4.46%) Windows Server
7 12 (2.55%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (2.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.49%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.27%) CentOS
11 6 (1.27%) HPUX
11 6 (1.27%) SUSE
11 6 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.06%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.42%) Android
14 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (19.11%) E-Commerce
3 73 (15.50%) DevOps
4 60 (12.74%) TDD
5 48 (10.19%) Configuration Management
5 48 (10.19%) Scrum
6 44 (9.34%) MVC
7 43 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (8.49%) Unit Testing
9 36 (7.64%) Load Balancing
10 32 (6.79%) ITIL
11 29 (6.16%) SOA
12 28 (5.94%) Mentoring
13 26 (5.52%) Continuous Delivery
14 25 (5.31%) OO
14 25 (5.31%) Waterfall
15 23 (4.88%) SDLC
16 21 (4.46%) Open Source
17 20 (4.25%) Logistics
17 20 (4.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 279 (59.24%) Java
2 158 (33.55%) SQL
3 87 (18.47%) JavaScript
4 61 (12.95%) Shell Script
5 55 (11.68%) Perl
6 49 (10.40%) Python
7 26 (5.52%) Ruby
8 25 (5.31%) XPath
9 24 (5.10%) Korn
10 23 (4.88%) Jython
11 22 (4.67%) PL/SQL
12 21 (4.46%) PowerShell
13 18 (3.82%) C
14 17 (3.61%) Bash Shell
15 14 (2.97%) Go
16 9 (1.91%) PHP
17 6 (1.27%) C++
17 6 (1.27%) VB
18 5 (1.06%) C#
18 5 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (4.03%) Degree
2 18 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.18%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.85%) CISSP
4 4 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.42%) CCNP
5 2 (0.42%) CISA
5 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.42%) CISM
5 2 (0.42%) CRISC
5 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.21%) CCNA
6 1 (0.21%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.97%) SEPA
2 12 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.27%) FATCA
3 6 (1.27%) QA
3 6 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.06%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.64%) SLA
6 2 (0.42%) COBIT
6 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.42%) TARGET2
7 1 (0.21%) HL7
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.21%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.21%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.21%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 36 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.46%) Docker
3 20 (4.25%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.97%) Xen
5 12 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (2.12%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.12%) KVM
7 9 (1.91%) NFS
7 9 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.91%) SRDF
8 7 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.49%) vSphere
9 3 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.21%) XenApp
10 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 59 (12.53%) Ansible
2 54 (11.46%) Puppet
3 36 (7.64%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (4.88%) Terraform
5 13 (2.76%) Control-M
6 12 (2.55%) Consul
7 11 (2.34%) Salt
8 9 (1.91%) Nagios
9 5 (1.06%) Grafana
9 5 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (1.06%) StatsD
10 4 (0.85%) Pingdom
10 4 (0.85%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.64%) HP SiteScope
11 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 2 (0.42%) Graphite
12 2 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 210 (44.59%) IBM
2 184 (39.07%) Oracle
3 37 (7.86%) VMware
4 32 (6.79%) Microsoft
5 24 (5.10%) hybris
5 24 (5.10%) Splunk
6 23 (4.88%) ATG
6 23 (4.88%) TIBCO
7 21 (4.46%) Sybase
8 20 (4.25%) MuleSoft
9 19 (4.03%) Atlassian
9 19 (4.03%) Red Hat
10 18 (3.82%) Cisco
11 15 (3.18%) Solace
12 12 (2.55%) AppDynamics
12 12 (2.55%) DataSynapse
13 11 (2.34%) F5
14 10 (2.12%) Charles River
15 9 (1.91%) EMC
15 9 (1.91%) NetApp
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