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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 180 123 164
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +41
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 288 461 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 1.83% 1.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.31% 10.12% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 286 193
Average daily rate
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£430 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +6.42%
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
4565 4554 4715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.70% 18.12% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3029 2998 3077
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 105 160
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.06 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £59.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -31 71 £409 -18.25% 26
Greenford - 10 - -
Harrow - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 252 (44.52%) Oracle
2 251 (44.35%) IBM
3 250 (44.17%) Linux
4 192 (33.92%) Java
5 187 (33.04%) Finance
6 137 (24.20%) SQL
7 136 (24.03%) WebSphere MQ
8 132 (23.32%) WebLogic
9 131 (23.14%) UNIX
10 127 (22.44%) Windows
11 124 (21.91%) WebSphere Application Server
12 117 (20.67%) Middleware
13 116 (20.49%) J2EE
13 116 (20.49%) Banking
14 105 (18.55%) Bash Shell
15 94 (16.61%) Python
16 91 (16.08%) SOA
17 89 (15.72%) SQL Server
18 87 (15.37%) Tomcat
19 86 (15.19%) Retail
20 85 (15.02%) VMware
21 81 (14.31%) XML
22 77 (13.60%) Web Services
22 77 (13.60%) SSL
23 76 (13.43%) ITIL
24 74 (13.07%) Microsoft
24 74 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
24 74 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
25 73 (12.90%) E-Commerce
26 70 (12.37%) Analytical Skills

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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
1 132 (23.32%) WebLogic
2 124 (21.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 87 (15.37%) Tomcat
4 68 (12.01%) Apache
5 62 (10.95%) IIS
6 39 (6.89%) IBM HTTP Server
7 37 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
8 29 (5.12%) MQSeries
9 23 (4.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (3.36%) WebSphere Process Server
11 18 (3.18%) GlassFish
12 16 (2.83%) AquaLogic
12 16 (2.83%) SharePoint
13 14 (2.47%) Adobe CQ
14 13 (2.30%) Jetty
15 12 (2.12%) nginx
16 11 (1.94%) CICS
17 9 (1.59%) MS Exchange
17 9 (1.59%) WebSphere Portal
18 8 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.77%) MS Project
4 8 (1.41%) MS Office
5 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.18%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 30 (5.30%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (2.65%) Workday HCM
3 13 (2.30%) SAP HR
4 10 (1.77%) JDE OneWorld
5 7 (1.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 6 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (1.06%) Murex MxG2000
7 4 (0.71%) Tridion
8 3 (0.53%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.53%) RMDS
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.18%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 1 (0.18%) Magento
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.01%) Amazon EC2
2 36 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.59%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.35%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (13.60%) SSL
2 61 (10.78%) HTTP
3 40 (7.07%) TCP/IP
3 40 (7.07%) DNS
4 39 (6.89%) Firewall
5 28 (4.95%) FTP
6 22 (3.89%) Internet
7 19 (3.36%) SAN
8 16 (2.83%) IPsec
8 16 (2.83%) VPN
9 15 (2.65%) DHCP
10 12 (2.12%) WAN
11 10 (1.77%) SSH
12 8 (1.41%) VLAN
12 8 (1.41%) NAS
12 8 (1.41%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (1.24%) SMTP
13 7 (1.24%) LDAP
14 6 (1.06%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.72%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.18%) Oracle Exadata
2 35 (6.18%) Oracle Database
3 28 (4.95%) MySQL
4 27 (4.77%) DB2
5 26 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (2.83%) ObjectStore
8 8 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.41%) Big Data
9 7 (1.24%) DbVisualizer
10 6 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.71%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.53%) HBase
13 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
14 1 (0.18%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 42 (7.42%) JIRA
2 26 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 23 (4.06%) Ant
3 23 (4.06%) Eclipse
4 21 (3.71%) Introscope
4 21 (3.71%) Maven
5 18 (3.18%) Subversion
6 11 (1.94%) Git (software)
7 10 (1.77%) JUnit
8 9 (1.59%) Mercurial
8 9 (1.59%) Gerrit
9 8 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.41%) AnthillPro
9 8 (1.41%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (1.24%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.88%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 4 (0.71%) Log4j
12 4 (0.71%) SoapUI
General
1 187 (33.04%) Finance
2 116 (20.49%) Banking
3 86 (15.19%) Retail
4 38 (6.71%) Investment Banking
4 38 (6.71%) Financial Institution
5 22 (3.89%) Manufacturing
6 21 (3.71%) Front Office
7 14 (2.47%) Back Office
8 13 (2.30%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.59%) Games
10 8 (1.41%) Marketing
11 5 (0.88%) Publishing
12 4 (0.71%) French Language
13 3 (0.53%) German Language
13 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.53%) Advertising
14 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.35%) Legal
15 1 (0.18%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (26.86%) Developer
2 74 (13.07%) Java Developer
3 57 (10.07%) Architect
4 54 (9.54%) Administrator
5 52 (9.19%) Consultant
6 49 (8.66%) Analyst
7 26 (4.59%) WebSphere Developer
8 24 (4.24%) Project Manager
9 21 (3.71%) WebSphere Administrator
10 20 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (3.18%) Applications Support
12 17 (3.00%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (3.00%) C++ Developer
12 17 (3.00%) Python Developer
13 15 (2.65%) Infrastructure Architect
14 14 (2.47%) Deployment Engineer
15 13 (2.30%) WebSphere Consultant
15 13 (2.30%) Support Analyst
16 12 (2.12%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (24.03%) WebSphere MQ
2 117 (20.67%) Middleware
3 116 (20.49%) J2EE
4 81 (14.31%) XML
5 77 (13.60%) Web Services
6 66 (11.66%) JMS
7 51 (9.01%) XSLT
8 47 (8.30%) HTML
9 44 (7.77%) Java EE
10 40 (7.07%) Spring
10 40 (7.07%) .NET
11 38 (6.71%) CSS
11 38 (6.71%) SOAP
12 35 (6.18%) REST
13 32 (5.65%) Servlets
14 30 (5.30%) JSP
15 29 (5.12%) EJB
15 29 (5.12%) JDBC
16 27 (4.77%) WSDL
17 25 (4.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.13%) Clustering
3 29 (5.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 29 (5.12%) Hedge funds
4 27 (4.77%) Derivative
5 20 (3.53%) DataPower
5 20 (3.53%) AS400
6 17 (3.00%) Credit Derivative
7 14 (2.47%) SWIFT
8 12 (2.12%) Open Source
8 12 (2.12%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.94%) PMI
10 10 (1.77%) Replication
10 10 (1.77%) iSeries
10 10 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.41%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.41%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.06%) Web 2.0
13 5 (0.88%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.71%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 250 (44.17%) Linux
2 131 (23.14%) UNIX
3 127 (22.44%) Windows
4 47 (8.30%) AIX
5 41 (7.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (7.07%) Solaris
7 34 (6.01%) SELinux
8 13 (2.30%) SUSE
9 12 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (1.59%) zOS
11 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.24%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (1.06%) HPUX
14 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.35%) Android
15 2 (0.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (16.08%) SOA
2 76 (13.43%) ITIL
3 74 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 51 (9.01%) OO
6 49 (8.66%) Migration
7 45 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (7.07%) Release Management
9 39 (6.89%) Project Management
10 38 (6.71%) Configuration Management
11 32 (5.65%) Software Engineering
12 31 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (5.12%) DevOps
13 29 (5.12%) UML
14 28 (4.95%) Scrum
15 26 (4.59%) Unit Testing
16 25 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
17 24 (4.24%) OOD
18 23 (4.06%) ERP
18 23 (4.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 192 (33.92%) Java
2 137 (24.20%) SQL
3 105 (18.55%) Bash Shell
4 94 (16.61%) Python
5 68 (12.01%) JavaScript
6 52 (9.19%) Shell Script
7 50 (8.83%) Perl
8 43 (7.60%) C
9 39 (6.89%) Ruby
10 36 (6.36%) PowerShell
10 36 (6.36%) Jython
11 28 (4.95%) C++
12 24 (4.24%) Korn
13 20 (3.53%) XPath
13 20 (3.53%) C#
13 20 (3.53%) VBScript
14 19 (3.36%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.41%) C-shell
15 8 (1.41%) ABAP
16 6 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (3.89%) Degree
2 13 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.77%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.24%) ISEB
6 7 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.06%) RHCE
7 6 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (0.88%) MCITP
8 5 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.88%) RHCT
8 5 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.88%) MCSE
8 5 (0.88%) CCNA
8 5 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.53%) NCDA
10 2 (0.35%) CISSP
10 2 (0.35%) CISA
11 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.95%) ISO 9001
2 13 (2.30%) QA
3 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.53%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.35%) JTAG
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (7.24%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (3.89%) vCloud
4 19 (3.36%) Active Directory
5 17 (3.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 16 (2.83%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.65%) XenServer
8 11 (1.94%) NFS
8 11 (1.94%) Xen
9 10 (1.77%) XenApp
10 8 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 6 (1.06%) vSphere
12 5 (0.88%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.53%) SRDF
14 2 (0.35%) KVM
14 2 (0.35%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.35%) RACF
15 1 (0.18%) Samba
15 1 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 62 (10.95%) Puppet
2 45 (7.95%) Tivoli
3 11 (1.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 8 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.88%) MIMEsweeper
5 5 (0.88%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.71%) CA LISA
6 4 (0.71%) Control-M
6 4 (0.71%) CA SiteMinder
7 3 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.53%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.53%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.18%) OpenView
9 1 (0.18%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 252 (44.52%) Oracle
2 251 (44.35%) IBM
3 85 (15.02%) VMware
4 74 (13.07%) Microsoft
5 60 (10.60%) JBoss
6 49 (8.66%) Red Hat
7 36 (6.36%) Citrix
8 29 (5.12%) HP
9 27 (4.77%) SAP
9 27 (4.77%) Remedy
10 20 (3.53%) ATG
10 20 (3.53%) Software AG
11 19 (3.36%) Sybase
12 17 (3.00%) Cognos
12 17 (3.00%) BEA
12 17 (3.00%) webMethods
12 17 (3.00%) 29West
13 15 (2.65%) LANDesk
13 15 (2.65%) TIBCO
14 14 (2.47%) PeopleSoft
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Church International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Yoh Company
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Uxbridge
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 26 days ago