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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 159 164 123
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -41
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 328 307 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.34% 1.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.06% 7.17% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 160 264
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £299 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £31.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.58% +6.25%
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
4647 4280 4163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.92% 18.68% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3157 2878 2656
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 74 143
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -35 59 £473 +18.12% 21
Paddington - 8 £500 -
Greenford +2 5 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £631 -
Brentford - 3 £388 -
Bromley -2 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 299 (47.61%) IBM
2 260 (41.40%) Java
3 215 (34.24%) Linux
4 191 (30.41%) Oracle
5 172 (27.39%) Finance
6 160 (25.48%) UNIX
7 156 (24.84%) WebSphere MQ
8 133 (21.18%) Windows
9 126 (20.06%) WebSphere Application Server
10 120 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
11 118 (18.79%) AIX
12 111 (17.68%) E-Commerce
13 107 (17.04%) Middleware
14 104 (16.56%) SQL
15 100 (15.92%) J2EE
16 97 (15.45%) Tomcat
17 92 (14.65%) Banking
18 91 (14.49%) XML
19 86 (13.69%) WebLogic
19 86 (13.69%) Retail
20 78 (12.42%) HTML
21 73 (11.62%) JavaScript
21 73 (11.62%) DataPower
22 72 (11.46%) ITIL
23 70 (11.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
23 70 (11.15%) Solaris
24 67 (10.67%) .NET
25 65 (10.35%) JBoss
26 62 (9.87%) IIS
27 60 (9.55%) SSL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 126 (20.06%) WebSphere Application Server
2 97 (15.45%) Tomcat
3 86 (13.69%) WebLogic
4 65 (10.35%) JBoss
5 62 (9.87%) IIS
6 58 (9.24%) Apache
7 41 (6.53%) MQSeries
8 29 (4.62%) WebSphere Portal
9 25 (3.98%) WebSphere Process Server
10 23 (3.66%) IBM HTTP Server
11 22 (3.50%) CICS
12 14 (2.23%) SharePoint
13 12 (1.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 12 (1.91%) Oracle Coherence
13 12 (1.91%) GlassFish
13 12 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 11 (1.75%) FileNet
14 11 (1.75%) Commerce Server
15 10 (1.59%) Jetty
16 9 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.27%) MS Office
4 6 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.55%) RMDS
2 11 (1.75%) Magento
3 6 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.96%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.48%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.32%) Tridion
8 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.43%) PaaS
4 9 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.43%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.80%) SaaS
6 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.48%) IBM SmartCloud
8 2 (0.32%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.32%) Office 365
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Taleo
9 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.55%) SSL
2 47 (7.48%) HTTP
3 45 (7.17%) TCP/IP
4 30 (4.78%) LDAP
5 29 (4.62%) Firewall
6 23 (3.66%) DNS
7 20 (3.18%) SAN
8 19 (3.03%) LAN
8 19 (3.03%) WAN
9 15 (2.39%) Internet
10 11 (1.75%) BIG-IP
10 11 (1.75%) VLAN
11 10 (1.59%) SMTP
11 10 (1.59%) VPN
11 10 (1.59%) DMZ
12 9 (1.43%) DHCP
12 9 (1.43%) FTP
12 9 (1.43%) NetScaler
12 9 (1.43%) Multicast
13 8 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.28%) DB2
3 37 (5.89%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.50%) RDBMS
5 21 (3.34%) Oracle Database
6 15 (2.39%) MySQL
7 12 (1.91%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.59%) Big Data
10 8 (1.27%) HBase
11 7 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.80%) Sybase IQ
12 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.64%) SAP HANA
14 3 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
15 2 (0.32%) DbVisualizer
15 2 (0.32%) Jackrabbit
15 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.32%) Sybase ASA
Development Applications
1 42 (6.69%) Introscope
2 31 (4.94%) Maven
2 31 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 30 (4.78%) Ant
4 29 (4.62%) Git (software)
5 24 (3.82%) JUnit
6 20 (3.18%) JIRA
7 19 (3.03%) Subversion
8 17 (2.71%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.43%) LoadRunner
9 9 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.27%) Selenium
10 8 (1.27%) JMeter
11 7 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (0.64%) Hudson
13 4 (0.64%) Eclipse RCP
14 3 (0.48%) JBehave
14 3 (0.48%) Mockito
14 3 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 172 (27.39%) Finance
2 92 (14.65%) Banking
3 86 (13.69%) Retail
4 27 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 26 (4.14%) Financial Institution
6 21 (3.34%) Back Office
7 15 (2.39%) Front Office
8 14 (2.23%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.59%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.11%) Billing
11 6 (0.96%) Marketing
12 3 (0.48%) Interactive Media
12 3 (0.48%) German Language
13 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.32%) Turkish Language
13 2 (0.32%) Publishing
13 2 (0.32%) Legal
14 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 140 (22.29%) Developer
2 111 (17.68%) Architect
3 72 (11.46%) Consultant
3 72 (11.46%) Java Developer
4 63 (10.03%) Analyst
5 56 (8.92%) Administrator
6 40 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
7 34 (5.41%) WebSphere Administrator
8 29 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 29 (4.62%) WebSphere Consultant
9 28 (4.46%) WebSphere Developer
10 25 (3.98%) Support Analyst
11 23 (3.66%) Project Manager
12 21 (3.34%) Business Analyst
12 21 (3.34%) Applications Support
12 21 (3.34%) Senior Developer
13 18 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (2.87%) WebSphere Specialist
14 17 (2.71%) WebSphere Architect
15 15 (2.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (24.84%) WebSphere MQ
2 107 (17.04%) Middleware
3 100 (15.92%) J2EE
4 91 (14.49%) XML
5 78 (12.42%) HTML
6 70 (11.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 67 (10.67%) .NET
8 53 (8.44%) Web Services
8 53 (8.44%) Spring
9 43 (6.85%) Java EE
10 39 (6.21%) CSS
11 31 (4.94%) JSP
12 30 (4.78%) SOAP
12 30 (4.78%) REST
13 28 (4.46%) XSLT
14 27 (4.30%) TIBCO EMS
15 26 (4.14%) Servlets
16 24 (3.82%) JMS
16 24 (3.82%) Hibernate
16 24 (3.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.62%) DataPower
2 59 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.62%) Client/Server
4 25 (3.98%) Clustering
4 25 (3.98%) PKI
5 23 (3.66%) Data Centre
6 22 (3.50%) LPAR
7 19 (3.03%) Mainframe
8 13 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.91%) Derivative
10 10 (1.59%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.27%) User Experience
11 8 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.11%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.11%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.96%) Equities
13 6 (0.96%) Replication
13 6 (0.96%) iSeries
14 5 (0.80%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 215 (34.24%) Linux
2 160 (25.48%) UNIX
3 133 (21.18%) Windows
4 118 (18.79%) AIX
5 70 (11.15%) Solaris
6 32 (5.10%) zOS
7 27 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (2.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.80%) HPUX
12 4 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.64%) Android
13 3 (0.48%) i5/OS
13 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.48%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.16%) VMS
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (17.68%) E-Commerce
3 72 (11.46%) ITIL
4 53 (8.44%) SOA
5 45 (7.17%) TDD
6 41 (6.53%) SDLC
7 40 (6.37%) Migration
8 38 (6.05%) Scrum
9 32 (5.10%) OO
9 32 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (4.62%) Unit Testing
10 29 (4.62%) Change Management
11 28 (4.46%) UML
11 28 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
12 27 (4.30%) Configuration Management
12 27 (4.30%) Project Management
12 27 (4.30%) Open Source
13 24 (3.82%) Risk Management
13 24 (3.82%) Software Engineering
14 23 (3.66%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 260 (41.40%) Java
2 104 (16.56%) SQL
3 73 (11.62%) JavaScript
4 57 (9.08%) Python
5 36 (5.73%) Jython
6 35 (5.57%) Shell Script
6 35 (5.57%) Perl
7 23 (3.66%) C#
8 16 (2.55%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.07%) C
10 11 (1.75%) Ruby
11 8 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.27%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.11%) C++
13 6 (0.96%) PHP
13 6 (0.96%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.96%) Scala
14 4 (0.64%) ABAP
14 4 (0.64%) Tcl
15 3 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (6.69%) Degree
2 34 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.71%) DV Cleared
4 14 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.96%) IBM Certification
6 5 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.64%) CCNP
7 4 (0.64%) VCAP
8 3 (0.48%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.48%) CISSP
8 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.16%) RHCE
9 1 (0.16%) CCNA
9 1 (0.16%) CISA
9 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.14%) QA
2 7 (1.11%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (2.39%) KVM
5 12 (1.91%) vSphere
6 10 (1.59%) Xen
7 9 (1.43%) NFS
8 8 (1.27%) SRDF
8 8 (1.27%) vCloud
9 4 (0.64%) XenServer
9 4 (0.64%) RHEV
10 3 (0.48%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.48%) GFS2
10 3 (0.48%) OCFS2
11 2 (0.32%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.32%) RACF
12 1 (0.16%) Firmware
12 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (4.46%) Tivoli
2 24 (3.82%) CA Wily
3 20 (3.18%) Puppet
4 14 (2.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 11 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
6 9 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.43%) Control-M
6 9 (1.43%) BladeLogic
7 7 (1.11%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.48%) TeamSite
8 3 (0.48%) Netcool
8 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.48%) SELinux
9 2 (0.32%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.32%) Ansible
9 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.32%) yum
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 299 (47.61%) IBM
2 191 (30.41%) Oracle
3 50 (7.96%) Microsoft
3 50 (7.96%) TIBCO
4 46 (7.32%) ATG
5 39 (6.21%) hybris
6 38 (6.05%) VMware
7 34 (5.41%) Sybase
8 25 (3.98%) Adobe
9 23 (3.66%) Demandware
10 22 (3.50%) F5
10 22 (3.50%) HP
10 22 (3.50%) CA
11 19 (3.03%) NetApp
12 18 (2.87%) Cisco
13 17 (2.71%) webMethods
14 16 (2.55%) Atlassian
14 16 (2.55%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.91%) EMC
15 12 (1.91%) Sun
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