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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 181 187 122
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -65
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 291 292 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.23% 1.22% 1.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.00% 6.44% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 160 285
Average daily rate
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£450 £444 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
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
4849 4532 4483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.45% 18.93% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3344 2967 2922
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 113 109
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -23 50 £450 +20.00% 8
Paddington - 10 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £600 -
Bromley - 2 £500 -
Brentford - 1 £388 -
Feltham - 1 £330 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 264 (44.00%) IBM
2 236 (39.33%) Java
3 187 (31.17%) Oracle
4 174 (29.00%) Linux
5 158 (26.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 146 (24.33%) UNIX
6 146 (24.33%) Finance
7 132 (22.00%) AIX
8 120 (20.00%) Windows
8 120 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 109 (18.17%) Middleware
10 108 (18.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 100 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 96 (16.00%) Retail
13 94 (15.67%) Banking
14 93 (15.50%) XML
15 88 (14.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 87 (14.50%) DataPower
16 87 (14.50%) JavaScript
16 87 (14.50%) J2EE
17 84 (14.00%) SQL
18 78 (13.00%) Tomcat
19 72 (12.00%) WebLogic
20 71 (11.83%) HTML
21 70 (11.67%) Web Services
22 63 (10.50%) Solaris
23 60 (10.00%) DB2
24 55 (9.17%) IIS
24 55 (9.17%) Microsoft
25 54 (9.00%) JBoss

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 108 (18.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 78 (13.00%) Tomcat
3 72 (12.00%) WebLogic
4 55 (9.17%) IIS
5 54 (9.00%) JBoss
6 43 (7.17%) MQSeries
7 38 (6.33%) Apache
8 32 (5.33%) WebSphere Portal
9 28 (4.67%) CICS
10 20 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
11 15 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
12 14 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
13 13 (2.17%) Commerce Server
14 12 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
15 10 (1.67%) Jetty
16 9 (1.50%) nginx
17 8 (1.33%) GlassFish
17 8 (1.33%) Confluence
18 7 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 7 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.00%) MS Office
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.33%) Magento
2 9 (1.50%) RMDS
3 8 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.33%) Tridion
6 2 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.33%) BusinessWare
6 2 (0.33%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.17%) Maximo
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.17%) Cordys
7 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.00%) PaaS
2 12 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.33%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.83%) SaaS
6 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.50%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.33%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.33%) Office 365
9 1 (0.17%) Taleo
9 1 (0.17%) Yammer
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.83%) SSL
2 36 (6.00%) HTTP
3 33 (5.50%) TCP/IP
4 28 (4.67%) Firewall
5 24 (4.00%) DNS
6 20 (3.33%) LDAP
7 17 (2.83%) SAN
8 15 (2.50%) LAN
8 15 (2.50%) WAN
9 12 (2.00%) NetScaler
10 11 (1.83%) SMTP
10 11 (1.83%) VPN
10 11 (1.83%) VLAN
11 10 (1.67%) DHCP
11 10 (1.67%) FTP
12 9 (1.50%) SNMP
12 9 (1.50%) Internet
12 9 (1.50%) IPsec
13 8 (1.33%) MPLS
13 8 (1.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (10.00%) DB2
2 47 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.50%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 13 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.83%) Big Data
9 9 (1.50%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.50%) MySQL
10 7 (1.17%) HBase
11 5 (0.83%) PowerCenter
11 5 (0.83%) Sybase IQ
12 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
13 3 (0.50%) DbVisualizer
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.33%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 40 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 37 (6.17%) Maven
3 33 (5.50%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.67%) Introscope
5 26 (4.33%) JIRA
6 25 (4.17%) Ant
7 24 (4.00%) Subversion
8 20 (3.33%) JUnit
9 13 (2.17%) Eclipse
10 11 (1.83%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.67%) Selenium
12 7 (1.17%) Hudson
12 7 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
12 7 (1.17%) LoadRunner
13 6 (1.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 6 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.83%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
14 5 (0.83%) VisualAge
14 5 (0.83%) JBehave
General
1 146 (24.33%) Finance
2 96 (16.00%) Retail
3 94 (15.67%) Banking
4 24 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.83%) Financial Institution
5 17 (2.83%) Back Office
6 16 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 14 (2.33%) Marketing
8 13 (2.17%) Billing
8 13 (2.17%) Front Office
8 13 (2.17%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.50%) Legal
10 3 (0.50%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 125 (20.83%) Developer
2 112 (18.67%) Architect
3 74 (12.33%) Consultant
4 65 (10.83%) Java Developer
5 64 (10.67%) Analyst
6 43 (7.17%) Administrator
7 40 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 35 (5.83%) WebSphere Consultant
9 26 (4.33%) WebSphere Administrator
10 25 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
11 24 (4.00%) Support Analyst
12 23 (3.83%) WebSphere Developer
13 21 (3.50%) WebSphere Specialist
14 20 (3.33%) Project Manager
15 19 (3.17%) Senior Developer
16 18 (3.00%) Applications Support
17 17 (2.83%) Business Analyst
18 16 (2.67%) Senior Java Developer
18 16 (2.67%) WebSphere Architect
19 15 (2.50%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (26.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 109 (18.17%) Middleware
3 93 (15.50%) XML
4 88 (14.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 87 (14.50%) J2EE
6 71 (11.83%) HTML
7 70 (11.67%) Web Services
8 54 (9.00%) Spring
9 43 (7.17%) .NET
9 43 (7.17%) SOAP
10 42 (7.00%) REST
11 41 (6.83%) CSS
12 33 (5.50%) JSP
13 31 (5.17%) Java EE
14 30 (5.00%) JMS
15 29 (4.83%) Servlets
16 27 (4.50%) XSLT
17 25 (4.17%) jQuery
18 24 (4.00%) JSON
19 21 (3.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 87 (14.50%) DataPower
2 45 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.33%) PKI
4 28 (4.67%) LPAR
5 24 (4.00%) Mainframe
6 23 (3.83%) Client/Server
7 22 (3.67%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.83%) Clustering
9 15 (2.50%) User Experience
10 12 (2.00%) SWIFT
10 12 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.67%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.33%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.17%) AS400
14 6 (1.00%) Equities
14 6 (1.00%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.00%) iSeries
14 6 (1.00%) Computer Science
15 5 (0.83%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 174 (29.00%) Linux
2 146 (24.33%) UNIX
3 132 (22.00%) AIX
4 120 (20.00%) Windows
5 63 (10.50%) Solaris
6 40 (6.67%) zOS
7 17 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.00%) HPUX
11 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.67%) VMS
11 4 (0.67%) Android
12 3 (0.50%) i5/OS
12 3 (0.50%) SUSE
12 3 (0.50%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 52 (8.67%) SOA
4 46 (7.67%) Migration
5 45 (7.50%) TDD
6 39 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (6.33%) Scrum
7 38 (6.33%) OO
8 36 (6.00%) Unit Testing
9 35 (5.83%) DevOps
10 34 (5.67%) ITIL
11 31 (5.17%) Open Source
12 30 (5.00%) Configuration Management
13 27 (4.50%) Automated Testing
14 26 (4.33%) Project Management
14 26 (4.33%) Change Management
15 25 (4.17%) UML
15 25 (4.17%) BDD
16 24 (4.00%) Software Engineering
17 22 (3.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 236 (39.33%) Java
2 87 (14.50%) JavaScript
3 84 (14.00%) SQL
4 46 (7.67%) Python
5 36 (6.00%) Shell Script
6 29 (4.83%) Jython
7 28 (4.67%) Perl
8 22 (3.67%) Bash Shell
9 17 (2.83%) C#
10 13 (2.17%) Ruby
10 13 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.00%) XPath
12 6 (1.00%) C++
12 6 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.00%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.67%) VB
13 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.67%) C
13 4 (0.67%) Scala
13 4 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (4.83%) Degree
2 25 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.83%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (0.83%) CISSP
7 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (0.67%) VCAP
8 4 (0.67%) CCNP
9 3 (0.50%) PMP
10 2 (0.33%) CISM
10 2 (0.33%) CCSP
10 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CCNA
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.50%) QA
2 8 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (2.00%) vSphere
6 11 (1.83%) KVM
7 8 (1.33%) vCloud
8 7 (1.17%) NFS
9 6 (1.00%) Xen
9 6 (1.00%) SRDF
10 4 (0.67%) XenServer
11 3 (0.50%) OCFS2
11 3 (0.50%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.50%) GFS2
12 2 (0.33%) Docker
12 2 (0.33%) RHEV
12 2 (0.33%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.33%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 29 (4.83%) Tivoli
2 22 (3.67%) CA Wily
3 16 (2.67%) Puppet
4 15 (2.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 10 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.33%) BladeLogic
7 7 (1.17%) CA Single Sign-On
8 6 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.67%) Netcool
9 4 (0.67%) TeamSite
10 3 (0.50%) Nagios
10 3 (0.50%) SELinux
11 2 (0.33%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.33%) yum
11 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.17%) Cacti
12 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 264 (44.00%) IBM
2 187 (31.17%) Oracle
3 55 (9.17%) Microsoft
4 43 (7.17%) ATG
5 42 (7.00%) hybris
6 37 (6.17%) VMware
7 30 (5.00%) TIBCO
8 28 (4.67%) CA
9 26 (4.33%) Sybase
10 24 (4.00%) Adobe
11 21 (3.50%) F5
11 21 (3.50%) Demandware
12 17 (2.83%) Cisco
13 16 (2.67%) HP
14 15 (2.50%) Atlassian
15 14 (2.33%) NetApp
16 13 (2.17%) Google
17 11 (1.83%) Sitecore
17 11 (1.83%) Red Hat
17 11 (1.83%) EMC
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