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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 182 173 211
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +38
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 283 309 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.39% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.37% 7.19% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 169 137
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-6.08% -2.11%
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
4445 4299 4220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.52% 19.28% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3240 2881 2913
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 118 68
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +33 55 £430 -7.27% 14
Chessington - 3 - -
Croydon - 2 £700 -
Canary Wharf +5 1 £650 +13.04%
Bromley -11 1 £425 -
Westminster -12 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 239 (49.59%) IBM
2 215 (44.61%) Java
3 213 (44.19%) Linux
4 153 (31.74%) Oracle
5 140 (29.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 129 (26.76%) SQL
7 128 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
8 122 (25.31%) Finance
9 111 (23.03%) WebSphere MQ
10 110 (22.82%) Middleware
11 108 (22.41%) Apache
12 101 (20.95%) J2EE
12 101 (20.95%) Unix
13 95 (19.71%) Web Services
14 93 (19.29%) E-Commerce
15 85 (17.63%) XML
16 83 (17.22%) Banking
17 80 (16.60%) AIX
18 75 (15.56%) Retail
19 74 (15.35%) Windows
20 72 (14.94%) WebLogic
21 68 (14.11%) ITIL
22 65 (13.49%) HTTP
23 64 (13.28%) Python
23 64 (13.28%) Spring
24 63 (13.07%) JavaScript
25 60 (12.45%) Tomcat
25 60 (12.45%) Shell Script
26 58 (12.03%) IBM Integration Bus
27 57 (11.83%) 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
1 140 (29.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 108 (22.41%) Apache
3 72 (14.94%) WebLogic
4 60 (12.45%) Tomcat
5 44 (9.13%) IIS
6 43 (8.92%) IBM HTTP Server
7 31 (6.43%) JBoss
8 20 (4.15%) WebSphere Portal
9 15 (3.11%) iPlanet
10 14 (2.90%) CMS
11 12 (2.49%) Jetty
11 12 (2.49%) MQSeries
12 11 (2.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (2.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 11 (2.28%) WebSphere Process Server
13 7 (1.45%) Commerce Server
13 7 (1.45%) MS Exchange
13 7 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
14 6 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (1.24%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.04%) MS Office
3 4 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Magento
2 7 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.04%) BusinessWare
3 5 (1.04%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.41%) Global One
4 2 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.41%) Maximo
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.41%) Primavera
5 1 (0.21%) Documaker
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Exstream
5 1 (0.21%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.21%) RMDS
5 1 (0.21%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.66%) IaaS
3 8 (1.66%) PaaS
4 7 (1.45%) GitHub
4 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.04%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.83%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.49%) HTTP
2 57 (11.83%) SSL
3 46 (9.54%) DNS
4 24 (4.98%) Firewall
5 18 (3.73%) FTP
6 12 (2.49%) LDAP
6 12 (2.49%) SAN
6 12 (2.49%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.28%) NAS
7 11 (2.28%) SNMP
8 9 (1.87%) LAN
8 9 (1.87%) WAN
9 8 (1.66%) FCoE
9 8 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (1.66%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.45%) Multicast
11 5 (1.04%) DHCP
11 5 (1.04%) IPsec
12 4 (0.83%) Network Security
13 3 (0.62%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.83%) DB2
2 46 (9.54%) SQL Server
3 45 (9.34%) Oracle Database
4 23 (4.77%) MySQL
5 13 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (2.07%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.07%) ObjectStore
8 8 (1.66%) HBase
9 7 (1.45%) IBM InfoSphere
9 7 (1.45%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.24%) Big Data
11 5 (1.04%) DB2 UDB
11 5 (1.04%) GIS
11 5 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.62%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (7.88%) Git (software)
2 35 (7.26%) Maven
3 29 (6.02%) Introscope
3 29 (6.02%) JUnit
4 27 (5.60%) Jenkins
5 22 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (3.94%) Eclipse
7 16 (3.32%) Ant
8 14 (2.90%) JIRA
9 13 (2.70%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.49%) SoapUI
10 12 (2.49%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 11 (2.28%) Subversion
12 10 (2.07%) Selenium
13 9 (1.87%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.66%) Rational Application Developer
14 8 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.45%) ClearCase
16 5 (1.04%) GitLab
16 5 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 122 (25.31%) Finance
2 83 (17.22%) Banking
3 75 (15.56%) Retail
4 19 (3.94%) Front Office
5 18 (3.73%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.11%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.45%) Back Office
8 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.41%) French Language
9 2 (0.41%) German Language
9 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Marketing
9 2 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.41%) Publishing
9 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (29.05%) Developer
2 80 (16.60%) Architect
3 64 (13.28%) Java Developer
4 45 (9.34%) Consultant
5 36 (7.47%) Administrator
6 33 (6.85%) WebSphere Architect
7 32 (6.64%) Solutions Architect
7 32 (6.64%) WebSphere Developer
8 29 (6.02%) Analyst
8 29 (6.02%) WebSphere Consultant
9 26 (5.39%) WebSphere Administrator
10 20 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 16 (3.32%) Designer
11 16 (3.32%) XML Developer
12 15 (3.11%) Middleware Developer
13 14 (2.90%) Applications Consultant
13 14 (2.90%) Project Manager
14 13 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (2.49%) Java Engineer
15 12 (2.49%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (23.03%) WebSphere MQ
2 110 (22.82%) Middleware
3 101 (20.95%) J2EE
4 95 (19.71%) Web Services
5 85 (17.63%) XML
6 64 (13.28%) Spring
7 58 (12.03%) IBM Integration Bus
8 53 (11.00%) HTML
9 48 (9.96%) XSLT
10 41 (8.51%) JSP
11 39 (8.09%) JMS
12 37 (7.68%) Hibernate
13 34 (7.05%) Servlets
13 34 (7.05%) SOAP
14 33 (6.85%) CSS
15 31 (6.43%) XSD
16 30 (6.22%) JSTL
17 29 (6.02%) Ajax
18 28 (5.81%) Struts
19 26 (5.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.17%) DataPower
2 42 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.53%) Hedge funds
6 16 (3.32%) Clustering
7 14 (2.90%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.90%) Web 2.0
8 12 (2.49%) FMCG
8 12 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.24%) Derivative
9 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.24%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.24%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.04%) AS400
10 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.04%) Equities
10 5 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 213 (44.19%) Linux
2 101 (20.95%) Unix
3 80 (16.60%) AIX
4 74 (15.35%) Windows
5 38 (7.88%) Solaris
6 35 (7.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 25 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (4.15%) Windows Server
9 15 (3.11%) zOS
10 13 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (2.70%) SUSE
10 13 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.04%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.41%) Android
13 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.41%) VMS
13 2 (0.41%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (19.29%) E-Commerce
3 68 (14.11%) ITIL
4 55 (11.41%) OO
4 55 (11.41%) SOA
5 47 (9.75%) Scrum
6 36 (7.47%) Migration
7 33 (6.85%) DevOps
7 33 (6.85%) Project Management
8 32 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (5.60%) TDD
11 26 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (4.98%) Multithreading
12 24 (4.98%) OOD
12 24 (4.98%) Risk Management
13 23 (4.77%) SDLC
14 22 (4.56%) Change Management
14 22 (4.56%) Load Balancing
15 21 (4.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 215 (44.61%) Java
2 129 (26.76%) SQL
3 64 (13.28%) Python
4 63 (13.07%) JavaScript
5 60 (12.45%) Shell Script
6 46 (9.54%) Perl
7 40 (8.30%) Bash Shell
8 32 (6.64%) Jython
9 21 (4.36%) C++
10 15 (3.11%) C
11 14 (2.90%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.70%) C#
12 13 (2.70%) PHP
13 12 (2.49%) Ruby
14 9 (1.87%) Korn
14 9 (1.87%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.87%) XPath
15 5 (1.04%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.83%) VBScript
16 4 (0.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 48 (9.96%) Degree
2 10 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.87%) CISSP
4 7 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (1.04%) CCNA
5 5 (1.04%) CCSP
5 5 (1.04%) CISM
5 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.62%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.41%) CEH
8 2 (0.41%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.41%) MCSE
8 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.41%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.49%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.62%) ISO15022
3 3 (0.62%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 46 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.15%) Xen
3 16 (3.32%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.87%) Docker
4 9 (1.87%) vSphere
5 8 (1.66%) KVM
5 8 (1.66%) NFS
5 8 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.66%) SRDF
6 5 (1.04%) ClearTrust
6 5 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.83%) vCloud
8 3 (0.62%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.41%) etcd
9 2 (0.41%) flannel
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.41%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.41%) Squid
9 2 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (6.64%) Puppet
2 21 (4.36%) Tivoli
3 19 (3.94%) Ansible
3 19 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (3.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 7 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.24%) CA Wily
6 6 (1.24%) Nagios
6 6 (1.24%) Netcool
6 6 (1.24%) SCCM
7 5 (1.04%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 5 (1.04%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.62%) Control-M
10 2 (0.41%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.41%) Salt
10 2 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 239 (49.59%) IBM
2 153 (31.74%) Oracle
3 56 (11.62%) ATG
3 56 (11.62%) Microsoft
4 50 (10.37%) VMware
5 33 (6.85%) hybris
6 29 (6.02%) SAP
7 28 (5.81%) Red Hat
8 24 (4.98%) AppDynamics
9 22 (4.56%) Sybase
10 18 (3.73%) BEA
11 17 (3.53%) webMethods
12 15 (3.11%) Google
13 12 (2.49%) Adobe
13 12 (2.49%) CA
13 12 (2.49%) Splunk
13 12 (2.49%) TIBCO
14 11 (2.28%) Demandware
14 11 (2.28%) Software AG
15 10 (2.07%) NetApp
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