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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 203 169 172
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 222 306 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.27% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.19% 6.85% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 203 162
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £380 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £43.88 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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
4274 4468 3929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.70% 18.60% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3070 3082 2584
Average daily rate £408 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 76 153
Average hourly rate £18.85 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.50 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -36 47 £450 -5.26% 15
Greenford +1 3 - -
Brentford - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 218 (43.95%) IBM
2 205 (41.33%) Linux
3 201 (40.52%) Oracle
4 200 (40.32%) Java
5 138 (27.82%) UNIX
6 130 (26.21%) WebSphere MQ
7 126 (25.40%) Finance
8 115 (23.19%) WebLogic
9 113 (22.78%) Banking
10 112 (22.58%) Middleware
11 106 (21.37%) SQL
12 98 (19.76%) Windows
13 90 (18.15%) E-Commerce
14 88 (17.74%) J2EE
15 87 (17.54%) WebSphere Application Server
16 79 (15.93%) XML
16 79 (15.93%) ITIL
16 79 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
17 74 (14.92%) Bash Shell
18 71 (14.31%) Retail
19 69 (13.91%) Web Services
20 68 (13.71%) Tomcat
21 67 (13.51%) SQL Server
22 63 (12.70%) Python
23 61 (12.30%) Red Hat
24 60 (12.10%) VMware
24 60 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
25 59 (11.90%) SOA
25 59 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
26 58 (11.69%) JavaScript

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 115 (23.19%) WebLogic
2 87 (17.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 68 (13.71%) Tomcat
4 54 (10.89%) Apache
5 51 (10.28%) JBoss
6 47 (9.48%) IIS
7 37 (7.46%) IBM HTTP Server
8 24 (4.84%) GlassFish
9 18 (3.63%) SharePoint
10 17 (3.43%) Adobe CQ
11 15 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (2.62%) WebSphere Process Server
13 12 (2.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 11 (2.22%) CICS
15 10 (2.02%) FileNet
15 10 (2.02%) MQSeries
16 8 (1.61%) WebSphere Portal
17 7 (1.41%) Documentum
18 6 (1.21%) Commerce Server
19 4 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.22%) MS Project
4 6 (1.21%) MS Office
4 6 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
5 1 (0.20%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 16 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.41%) Murex MxG2000
2 7 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.81%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.60%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.60%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 3 (0.60%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.60%) Magento
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.40%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.40%) RMDS
5 2 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.20%) ZaiNet
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) Endur
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.85%) Amazon EC2
2 27 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.40%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (10.69%) SSL
2 49 (9.88%) HTTP
3 20 (4.03%) DNS
4 18 (3.63%) Internet
5 16 (3.23%) Firewall
5 16 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 13 (2.62%) WAN
7 12 (2.42%) LAN
7 12 (2.42%) SAN
8 10 (2.02%) FTP
9 9 (1.81%) SMTP
10 7 (1.41%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.21%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (1.21%) LDAP
12 5 (1.01%) HTTPS
12 5 (1.01%) Intranet
13 4 (0.81%) NAS
13 4 (0.81%) IPsec
13 4 (0.81%) VLAN
13 4 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.67%) DB2
3 29 (5.85%) Oracle Exadata
3 29 (5.85%) Oracle Database
4 21 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.82%) MySQL
6 9 (1.81%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.61%) ObjectStore
8 7 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.41%) DataStage
8 7 (1.41%) DbVisualizer
9 6 (1.21%) Big Data
10 5 (1.01%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.01%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.60%) QlikView
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (5.44%) Eclipse
2 21 (4.23%) JIRA
3 17 (3.43%) Maven
4 14 (2.82%) Introscope
4 14 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.42%) Ant
5 12 (2.42%) JUnit
5 12 (2.42%) Subversion
6 8 (1.61%) SoapUI
6 8 (1.61%) NUnit
7 7 (1.41%) LoadRunner
7 7 (1.41%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.41%) Selenium
8 6 (1.21%) Eclipse RCP
9 5 (1.01%) WiX
9 5 (1.01%) MSI
9 5 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.81%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 126 (25.40%) Finance
2 113 (22.78%) Banking
3 71 (14.31%) Retail
4 30 (6.05%) Investment Banking
5 26 (5.24%) Front Office
6 25 (5.04%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.62%) Marketing
8 10 (2.02%) Back Office
9 8 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.01%) Legal
11 4 (0.81%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.40%) International Banking
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 152 (30.65%) Developer
2 70 (14.11%) Java Developer
3 47 (9.48%) Analyst
4 41 (8.27%) Architect
5 39 (7.86%) Administrator
6 33 (6.65%) Project Manager
7 27 (5.44%) Consultant
8 26 (5.24%) WebSphere Developer
9 17 (3.43%) Applications Support
10 16 (3.23%) Support Analyst
11 14 (2.82%) Cloud Engineer
12 12 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
14 10 (2.02%) Linux Engineer
14 10 (2.02%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 10 (2.02%) Designer
14 10 (2.02%) Middleware Engineer
15 9 (1.81%) Business Analyst
15 9 (1.81%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (26.21%) WebSphere MQ
2 112 (22.58%) Middleware
3 88 (17.74%) J2EE
4 79 (15.93%) XML
5 69 (13.91%) Web Services
6 51 (10.28%) HTML
7 45 (9.07%) Spring
8 42 (8.47%) .NET
8 42 (8.47%) CSS
9 39 (7.86%) XSLT
10 35 (7.06%) JMS
11 33 (6.65%) Java EE
12 31 (6.25%) JSP
13 30 (6.05%) SOAP
14 29 (5.85%) REST
15 24 (4.84%) Hibernate
16 23 (4.64%) EJB
16 23 (4.64%) Servlets
16 23 (4.64%) JDBC
17 21 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.46%) Clustering
3 28 (5.65%) DataPower
4 23 (4.64%) Derivative
5 22 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (3.83%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.02%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.61%) Equities
8 8 (1.61%) Credit Derivative
8 8 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (1.41%) Replication
10 6 (1.21%) FMCG
10 6 (1.21%) User Experience
11 5 (1.01%) PMI
11 5 (1.01%) IVR
12 4 (0.81%) HACMP
12 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.81%) PKI
12 4 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 205 (41.33%) Linux
2 138 (27.82%) UNIX
3 98 (19.76%) Windows
4 57 (11.49%) AIX
5 43 (8.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (6.25%) Solaris
7 23 (4.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 16 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
8 16 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (2.82%) SUSE
10 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.81%) zOS
12 3 (0.60%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.40%) Android
14 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (18.15%) E-Commerce
2 79 (15.93%) ITIL
2 79 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (11.90%) SOA
4 45 (9.07%) OO
5 41 (8.27%) Scrum
6 39 (7.86%) Project Management
7 34 (6.85%) Release Management
8 31 (6.25%) DevOps
9 30 (6.05%) MVC
10 29 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (5.65%) TDD
12 24 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (4.64%) Configuration Management
14 22 (4.44%) High Availability
14 22 (4.44%) Unit Testing
15 20 (4.03%) Change Control
15 20 (4.03%) Software Engineering
16 19 (3.83%) Migration
16 19 (3.83%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (40.32%) Java
2 106 (21.37%) SQL
3 74 (14.92%) Bash Shell
4 63 (12.70%) Python
5 58 (11.69%) JavaScript
6 46 (9.27%) Perl
7 44 (8.87%) Shell Script
8 38 (7.66%) C#
9 36 (7.26%) Ruby
10 32 (6.45%) Jython
11 30 (6.05%) C
12 21 (4.23%) PowerShell
13 19 (3.83%) C++
14 14 (2.82%) C-shell
15 13 (2.62%) Korn
16 12 (2.42%) VB.NET
17 8 (1.61%) PHP
18 7 (1.41%) REXX
19 5 (1.01%) VB
20 4 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.03%) Degree
3 19 (3.83%) DV Cleared
4 15 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.61%) ISEB
7 7 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.01%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.81%) RHCE
9 4 (0.81%) CCNA
9 4 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.60%) MCITP
10 3 (0.60%) RHCT
10 3 (0.60%) MCSE
10 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.20%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.63%) QA
2 14 (2.82%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.60%) SLA
5 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) HL7
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 59 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
3 18 (3.63%) VMware ESX
4 16 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 16 (3.23%) vCloud
5 15 (3.02%) XenServer
6 8 (1.61%) RACF
6 8 (1.61%) NFS
7 7 (1.41%) Active Directory
8 6 (1.21%) Xen
9 5 (1.01%) KVM
9 5 (1.01%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.81%) XenApp
11 3 (0.60%) SRDF
11 3 (0.60%) vSphere
11 3 (0.60%) Firmware
12 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.40%) Squid
Systems Management
1 45 (9.07%) Puppet
2 27 (5.44%) SELinux
3 26 (5.24%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.41%) OMEGAMON
5 5 (1.01%) Control-M
5 5 (1.01%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (0.60%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (0.60%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.40%) Nagios
7 2 (0.40%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (0.40%) SCCM
7 2 (0.40%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.40%) nmon
8 1 (0.20%) OpenView
8 1 (0.20%) logstash
8 1 (0.20%) Graphite
8 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 218 (43.95%) IBM
2 201 (40.52%) Oracle
3 61 (12.30%) Red Hat
4 60 (12.10%) VMware
5 55 (11.09%) Microsoft
6 33 (6.65%) HP
7 24 (4.84%) Sybase
8 22 (4.44%) ATG
9 21 (4.23%) Software AG
10 20 (4.03%) Citrix
11 19 (3.83%) Adobe
12 18 (3.63%) hybris
13 17 (3.43%) webMethods
13 17 (3.43%) Remedy
14 14 (2.82%) LANDesk
15 13 (2.62%) TIBCO
16 10 (2.02%) Murex
17 9 (1.81%) SAP
17 9 (1.81%) AppDynamics
18 8 (1.61%) Demandware
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