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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 179 212 200
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 292 256 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.10% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.45% 5.96% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 148 176
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
4529 4292 4359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.02% 18.38% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3141 2960 2913
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 100
Median hourly rate £16.58 £20.91 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £43.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +23 44 £450 - 13
Croydon - 5 £375 -
Canary Wharf -2 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £525 -
Harrow - 1 £500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 303 (51.36%) Java
2 262 (44.41%) IBM
3 219 (37.12%) Linux
4 196 (33.22%) Oracle
5 182 (30.85%) SQL
6 174 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
7 170 (28.81%) Finance
8 161 (27.29%) Unix
9 149 (25.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 137 (23.22%) WebSphere MQ
11 130 (22.03%) Middleware
12 123 (20.85%) Web Services
13 121 (20.51%) J2EE
14 109 (18.47%) XML
15 108 (18.31%) Banking
16 104 (17.63%) WebLogic
17 99 (16.78%) E-Commerce
18 98 (16.61%) Retail
19 96 (16.27%) Apache
20 95 (16.10%) IBM Integration Bus
21 93 (15.76%) Spring
22 87 (14.75%) Windows
23 85 (14.41%) JavaScript
24 77 (13.05%) HTTP
25 75 (12.71%) Python
25 75 (12.71%) Shell Script
26 70 (11.86%) Perl
27 69 (11.69%) Tomcat
28 66 (11.19%) SOAP
29 63 (10.68%) ITIL

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
1 149 (25.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 104 (17.63%) WebLogic
3 96 (16.27%) Apache
4 69 (11.69%) Tomcat
5 47 (7.97%) JBoss
6 43 (7.29%) IIS
7 33 (5.59%) WebSphere Portal
8 32 (5.42%) IBM HTTP Server
9 20 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
10 19 (3.22%) FileNet
11 16 (2.71%) GlassFish
12 15 (2.54%) Confluence
13 13 (2.20%) MQSeries
14 12 (2.03%) SharePoint
15 11 (1.86%) Commerce Server
16 10 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 8 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
17 8 (1.36%) Jetty
17 8 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
17 8 (1.36%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 28 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.85%) MS Project
4 4 (0.68%) MS Office
5 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.03%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.53%) Magento
3 6 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.68%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (0.51%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.51%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.34%) Exstream
6 2 (0.34%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.34%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.17%) Movex
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.17%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.02%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.02%) GitHub
4 6 (1.02%) PaaS
4 6 (1.02%) SaaS
5 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.68%) Route 53
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.34%) IaaS
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 77 (13.05%) HTTP
2 62 (10.51%) SSL
3 39 (6.61%) DNS
4 33 (5.59%) Firewall
5 28 (4.75%) LDAP
6 27 (4.58%) TCP/IP
7 17 (2.88%) FTP
8 14 (2.37%) LAN
8 14 (2.37%) WAN
9 10 (1.69%) NAS
10 9 (1.53%) ICMP
10 9 (1.53%) SAN
11 8 (1.36%) FCoE
11 8 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (1.36%) Internet
11 8 (1.36%) iSCSI
11 8 (1.36%) Multicast
11 8 (1.36%) VPN
12 5 (0.85%) Network Security
12 5 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 60 (10.17%) DB2
3 35 (5.93%) MySQL
4 32 (5.42%) Oracle Database
5 31 (5.25%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.37%) ObjectStore
8 12 (2.03%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.36%) Big Data
10 8 (1.36%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.36%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.36%) Redis
10 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.19%) HBase
11 7 (1.19%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.51%) DbVisualizer
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 55 (9.32%) Git (software)
1 55 (9.32%) Maven
2 53 (8.98%) JIRA
3 51 (8.64%) JUnit
4 48 (8.14%) Jenkins
5 33 (5.59%) Subversion
6 28 (4.75%) Ant
7 26 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (4.24%) Eclipse
9 23 (3.90%) Introscope
10 19 (3.22%) Mockito
11 14 (2.37%) Selenium
12 13 (2.20%) SoapUI
13 11 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (1.69%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.69%) JMeter
14 10 (1.69%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.53%) Eclipse RCP
15 9 (1.53%) GoCD
15 9 (1.53%) Toad
General
1 170 (28.81%) Finance
2 108 (18.31%) Banking
3 98 (16.61%) Retail
4 30 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.75%) Front Office
6 17 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.03%) Back Office
8 7 (1.19%) Publishing
9 6 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.85%) French Language
10 5 (0.85%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.68%) Marketing
12 3 (0.51%) Law
13 2 (0.34%) German Language
13 2 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 207 (35.08%) Developer
2 100 (16.95%) Java Developer
3 79 (13.39%) Architect
4 58 (9.83%) Analyst
5 49 (8.31%) Administrator
6 45 (7.63%) Consultant
7 42 (7.12%) WebSphere Developer
8 33 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (5.25%) WebSphere Administrator
10 30 (5.08%) Senior Developer
11 23 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 23 (3.90%) WebSphere Architect
12 20 (3.39%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
13 19 (3.22%) Middleware Developer
13 19 (3.22%) WebSphere Consultant
14 18 (3.05%) WebSphere Specialist
15 16 (2.71%) Integration Architect
15 16 (2.71%) Project Manager
16 15 (2.54%) Applications Support
16 15 (2.54%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (23.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 130 (22.03%) Middleware
3 123 (20.85%) Web Services
4 121 (20.51%) J2EE
5 109 (18.47%) XML
6 95 (16.10%) IBM Integration Bus
7 93 (15.76%) Spring
8 66 (11.19%) SOAP
9 62 (10.51%) HTML
10 60 (10.17%) REST
11 59 (10.00%) XSLT
12 55 (9.32%) Hibernate
13 48 (8.14%) JMS
14 47 (7.97%) CSS
15 38 (6.44%) .NET
16 37 (6.27%) XSD
17 36 (6.10%) JSP
18 35 (5.93%) RESTful
19 32 (5.42%) jQuery
20 30 (5.08%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.14%) DataPower
3 32 (5.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.88%) Clustering
5 17 (2.88%) iSeries
6 15 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.54%) User Experience
7 14 (2.37%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.86%) Hedge funds
8 11 (1.86%) SWIFT
9 9 (1.53%) Equities
10 8 (1.36%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.36%) Derivative
10 8 (1.36%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.19%) Tandem
11 7 (1.19%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.19%) Web 2.0
12 6 (1.02%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.02%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 219 (37.12%) Linux
2 161 (27.29%) Unix
3 87 (14.75%) Windows
4 46 (7.80%) AIX
5 38 (6.44%) Solaris
6 22 (3.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 13 (2.20%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.36%) zOS
10 7 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.02%) SUSE
12 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.34%) VMS
15 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.17%) Android
16 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (16.78%) E-Commerce
3 63 (10.68%) ITIL
4 57 (9.66%) Scrum
5 45 (7.63%) SOA
5 45 (7.63%) TDD
6 42 (7.12%) OO
7 36 (6.10%) DevOps
7 36 (6.10%) Load Balancing
8 33 (5.59%) SDLC
8 33 (5.59%) Waterfall
9 32 (5.42%) Configuration Management
10 30 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (4.92%) Multithreading
12 28 (4.75%) MVC
13 27 (4.58%) CRM
14 26 (4.41%) Unit Testing
15 25 (4.24%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 303 (51.36%) Java
2 182 (30.85%) SQL
3 85 (14.41%) JavaScript
4 75 (12.71%) Python
4 75 (12.71%) Shell Script
5 70 (11.86%) Perl
6 42 (7.12%) Jython
7 30 (5.08%) Ruby
8 21 (3.56%) C++
8 21 (3.56%) XPath
9 17 (2.88%) C#
10 16 (2.71%) Bash Shell
10 16 (2.71%) Korn
10 16 (2.71%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.37%) C
12 12 (2.03%) Go
12 12 (2.03%) PHP
13 10 (1.69%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.85%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (5.76%) Degree
2 17 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.71%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.02%) CISSP
6 5 (0.85%) CCNA
7 3 (0.51%) CCNP
7 3 (0.51%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.51%) MBA
8 2 (0.34%) CEH
8 2 (0.34%) CISA
8 2 (0.34%) CISM
8 2 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.34%) CRISC
8 2 (0.34%) MCSE
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.34%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.69%) QA
2 8 (1.36%) SEPA
3 6 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.85%) FATCA
4 5 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.51%) ISO15022
6 3 (0.51%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.34%) COBIT
7 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.34%) HL7
7 2 (0.34%) SLA
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.17%) TARGET2
System Software
1 27 (4.58%) Active Directory
1 27 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.37%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.69%) KVM
3 10 (1.69%) Xen
4 9 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.36%) NFS
5 8 (1.36%) SRDF
6 6 (1.02%) vSphere
7 5 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.68%) Docker
9 3 (0.51%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.34%) Squid
10 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.17%) Firmware
11 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 38 (6.44%) Puppet
2 35 (5.93%) Ansible
3 24 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.71%) Terraform
5 12 (2.03%) Control-M
6 9 (1.53%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (1.19%) Consul
7 7 (1.19%) SCCM
7 7 (1.19%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.02%) Nagios
9 4 (0.68%) Grafana
9 4 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.68%) StatsD
10 3 (0.51%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.51%) SCOM
11 2 (0.34%) Graphite
11 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.17%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 262 (44.41%) IBM
2 196 (33.22%) Oracle
3 59 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 48 (8.14%) ATG
5 37 (6.27%) hybris
6 31 (5.25%) VMware
7 26 (4.41%) SAP
8 25 (4.24%) Sybase
9 22 (3.73%) AppDynamics
10 21 (3.56%) Cisco
11 20 (3.39%) TIBCO
12 16 (2.71%) Demandware
12 16 (2.71%) Splunk
13 14 (2.37%) F5
14 10 (1.69%) Charles River
14 10 (1.69%) NetApp
14 10 (1.69%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.53%) BMC
16 8 (1.36%) EMC
16 8 (1.36%) Hyperion
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