The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 216 192 193
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 571 698 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 1.27% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.49% 7.54% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 404 395
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +3.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +3.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8804 9259 9900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 16.80% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5628 5858 6294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 260 361
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere within the UK.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere within the UK.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
England -17 544 £450 - 80
London +20 226 £500 +5.26% 34
South East -21 111 £500 +11.11% 12
North West -14 58 £375 -10.17% 3
North East +4 54 £335 -19.56%
Tyne and Wear -5 51 £335 -22.67%
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 50 £335 -25.55%
Hampshire +8 36 £390 -8.23% 2
Oxfordshire +1 33 £538 +3.36% 3
City of London +4 32 £525 +10.52% 7
Scotland -11 23 £400 -8.57% 4
Yorkshire +2 22 £490 +0.51% 14
Oxford -3 22 £550 +5.76% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 21 £520 +48.57% 1
East of England +3 20 £389 -13.61% 4
Manchester -30 19 £400 - 2
Milton Keynes -3 18 £520 +44.94% 1
South West -25 18 £500 +20.48% 7
West Midlands -5 17 £488 +30.87% 4
Berkshire -10 15 £500 +11.11% 1
Lancashire 0 14 £335 -16.25%
Winchester - 14 £400 -
Merseyside - 13 £524 -
West Yorkshire +6 12 £500 +17.64% 10
Glasgow +2 12 £370 -22.10% 1
Blackpool -5 11 £335 -7.58%
Hertfordshire +7 10 £455 -27.20% 1
East Midlands -20 10 £420 +8.38% 2
Leeds +4 9 £490 -2.00% 6
Northamptonshire -9 9 £420 +21.73% 1

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 690 (54.29%) Java
2 526 (41.38%) IBM
3 503 (39.58%) Linux
4 470 (36.98%) Oracle
5 395 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
6 391 (30.76%) Unix
7 340 (26.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 335 (26.36%) Finance
9 320 (25.18%) SQL
10 302 (23.76%) J2EE
11 265 (20.85%) WebLogic
12 264 (20.77%) XML
13 260 (20.46%) Web Services
14 254 (19.98%) WebSphere MQ
15 245 (19.28%) Middleware
16 233 (18.33%) JBoss
17 225 (17.70%) Tomcat
18 224 (17.62%) Windows
19 204 (16.05%) Banking
20 202 (15.89%) Spring
21 199 (15.66%) DevOps
22 184 (14.48%) AIX
23 178 (14.00%) JavaScript
23 178 (14.00%) Jenkins
24 173 (13.61%) IBM Integration Bus
24 173 (13.61%) HTML
24 173 (13.61%) E-Commerce
25 160 (12.59%) SQL Server
26 158 (12.43%) SOAP
27 151 (11.88%) Apache

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 340 (26.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 265 (20.85%) WebLogic
3 233 (18.33%) JBoss
4 225 (17.70%) Tomcat
5 151 (11.88%) Apache
6 86 (6.77%) IIS
7 56 (4.41%) WebLogic Portal
8 52 (4.09%) WebSphere Portal
9 48 (3.78%) Confluence
10 46 (3.62%) IBM HTTP Server
10 46 (3.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 39 (3.07%) GlassFish
11 39 (3.07%) MQSeries
12 37 (2.91%) WebSphere Process Server
13 36 (2.83%) FileNet
14 32 (2.52%) Jetty
15 30 (2.36%) Tuxedo
16 27 (2.12%) SharePoint
17 25 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (1.97%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 74 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.94%) MS Project
5 6 (0.47%) MS Office
6 2 (0.16%) SPSS
7 1 (0.079%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.079%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 29 (2.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 26 (2.05%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (1.02%) Magento
4 11 (0.87%) Maximo
4 11 (0.87%) OpenText MBPM
5 8 (0.63%) Fredhopper
6 7 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.39%) Staffware
8 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.24%) Exstream
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.24%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.16%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.16%) Primavera
10 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.16%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 110 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (4.80%) PaaS
3 48 (3.78%) IaaS
4 47 (3.70%) SaaS
5 33 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 32 (2.52%) Amazon S3
7 28 (2.20%) GitHub
8 26 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
11 13 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
12 10 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (0.79%) Google App Engine
12 10 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.55%) SoftLayer
14 6 (0.47%) Bluemix
15 5 (0.39%) Route 53
16 2 (0.16%) HP Helion
16 2 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 136 (10.70%) HTTP
2 116 (9.13%) SSL
3 70 (5.51%) LDAP
4 69 (5.43%) TCP/IP
5 48 (3.78%) DNS
6 46 (3.62%) Firewall
7 37 (2.91%) FTP
7 37 (2.91%) SAN
8 32 (2.52%) Internet
9 29 (2.28%) LAN
9 29 (2.28%) WAN
10 26 (2.05%) NAS
11 25 (1.97%) HTTPS
12 21 (1.65%) DHCP
13 19 (1.49%) FCoE
13 19 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
13 19 (1.49%) iSCSI
14 18 (1.42%) IPsec
14 18 (1.42%) Multicast
15 15 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 135 (10.62%) DB2
3 79 (6.22%) Relational Database
4 67 (5.27%) MySQL
5 64 (5.04%) Oracle Database
6 31 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (1.97%) MongoDB
8 24 (1.89%) Hadoop
8 24 (1.89%) NoSQL
9 21 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 17 (1.34%) HBase
11 16 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (1.02%) Big Data
13 13 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.87%) Redis
16 10 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 178 (14.00%) Jenkins
2 141 (11.09%) Git (software)
3 125 (9.83%) JUnit
4 113 (8.89%) JIRA
5 95 (7.47%) Maven
6 87 (6.85%) Eclipse
7 77 (6.06%) Subversion
8 60 (4.72%) Ant
9 52 (4.09%) Mockito
10 49 (3.86%) Cucumber
11 38 (2.99%) Selenium
12 32 (2.52%) Log4j
13 26 (2.05%) Eclipse RCP
13 26 (2.05%) SoapUI
14 22 (1.73%) TeamCity
15 19 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (1.42%) Travis CI
16 18 (1.42%) Vagrant
17 17 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 16 (1.26%) Bitbucket
General
1 335 (26.36%) Finance
2 204 (16.05%) Banking
3 111 (8.73%) Retail
4 31 (2.44%) Back Office
5 27 (2.12%) Financial Institution
6 26 (2.05%) Publishing
7 17 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.10%) Front Office
10 12 (0.94%) Law
11 10 (0.79%) Marketing
12 9 (0.71%) Billing
13 8 (0.63%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.47%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.39%) Advertising
15 5 (0.39%) Automotive
16 4 (0.31%) French Language
16 4 (0.31%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.24%) Games
17 3 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 391 (30.76%) Developer
2 233 (18.33%) Java Developer
3 135 (10.62%) Architect
4 113 (8.89%) Analyst
5 109 (8.58%) Administrator
6 90 (7.08%) Consultant
7 89 (7.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 70 (5.51%) WebSphere Developer
9 58 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
9 58 (4.56%) WebSphere Administrator
10 53 (4.17%) WebSphere Specialist
11 43 (3.38%) Senior Developer
12 38 (2.99%) Project Manager
13 37 (2.91%) Support Analyst
14 34 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
15 33 (2.60%) Java Engineer
16 32 (2.52%) Infrastructure Architect
17 28 (2.20%) Software Engineer
18 26 (2.05%) Operations Analyst
19 25 (1.97%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (23.76%) J2EE
2 264 (20.77%) XML
3 260 (20.46%) Web Services
4 254 (19.98%) WebSphere MQ
5 245 (19.28%) Middleware
6 202 (15.89%) Spring
7 173 (13.61%) HTML
7 173 (13.61%) IBM Integration Bus
8 158 (12.43%) SOAP
9 134 (10.54%) REST
10 119 (9.36%) JSP
11 116 (9.13%) CSS
12 110 (8.65%) JMS
13 102 (8.03%) JSON
14 93 (7.32%) EJB
15 92 (7.24%) XSLT
16 83 (6.53%) Java EE
17 81 (6.37%) Servlets
18 77 (6.06%) Hibernate
19 57 (4.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 138 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (6.45%) DataPower
3 43 (3.38%) Clustering
4 39 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (2.52%) iSeries
6 26 (2.05%) Tandem
7 22 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.73%) User Experience
8 19 (1.49%) Private Cloud
9 18 (1.42%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.42%) Mainframe
10 16 (1.26%) Fixed Income
11 15 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (0.87%) Equities
14 9 (0.71%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.71%) Online Banking
14 9 (0.71%) SWIFT
15 8 (0.63%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 503 (39.58%) Linux
2 391 (30.76%) Unix
3 224 (17.62%) Windows
4 184 (14.48%) AIX
5 99 (7.79%) Solaris
6 84 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 46 (3.62%) Windows 2000
9 41 (3.23%) Windows Server
10 17 (1.34%) OS/390
10 17 (1.34%) zOS
11 16 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (1.10%) CentOS
13 13 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.87%) HPUX
14 11 (0.87%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.47%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (15.66%) DevOps
3 173 (13.61%) E-Commerce
4 136 (10.70%) TDD
5 119 (9.36%) Scrum
6 118 (9.28%) ITIL
7 111 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
8 96 (7.55%) Configuration Management
9 94 (7.40%) Open Source
10 77 (6.06%) Change Management
11 75 (5.90%) Unit Testing
12 73 (5.74%) OO
12 73 (5.74%) Service Management
13 72 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
14 71 (5.59%) SOA
15 68 (5.35%) Web Development
16 62 (4.88%) Migration
17 60 (4.72%) Release Management
18 57 (4.48%) MVC
19 54 (4.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 690 (54.29%) Java
2 320 (25.18%) SQL
3 178 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 129 (10.15%) Shell Script
5 128 (10.07%) Perl
6 120 (9.44%) Python
7 69 (5.43%) Ruby
8 57 (4.48%) Jython
9 45 (3.54%) Bash Shell
10 36 (2.83%) Korn
11 33 (2.60%) PL/SQL
12 31 (2.44%) XPath
13 30 (2.36%) C
14 23 (1.81%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.34%) Go
16 14 (1.10%) C++
17 11 (0.87%) C#
18 8 (0.63%) PHP
19 7 (0.55%) Groovy
19 7 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 96 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 51 (4.01%) Degree
2 51 (4.01%) SC Cleared
3 28 (2.20%) DV Cleared
4 17 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (0.71%) ISEB
5 9 (0.71%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.39%) CISSP
7 4 (0.31%) CCNP
7 4 (0.31%) MCSA
7 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.24%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.24%) CCNA
8 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.16%) CISA
9 2 (0.16%) CISM
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.16%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.36%) SLA
2 29 (2.28%) QA
3 11 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.87%) SEPA
4 10 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.47%) FATCA
7 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.31%) PA-DSS
9 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.16%) COBIT
10 2 (0.16%) HL7
10 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.16%) SDET
10 2 (0.16%) TARGET2
System Software
1 51 (4.01%) Active Directory
2 50 (3.93%) Docker
2 50 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.52%) Xen
4 26 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
5 24 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 20 (1.57%) KVM
7 19 (1.49%) NFS
7 19 (1.49%) SRDF
8 9 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (0.55%) vSphere
11 6 (0.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 6 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.39%) Oracle Clusterware
12 5 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.31%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.16%) RACF
14 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 130 (10.23%) Puppet
2 100 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (6.29%) Ansible
4 32 (2.52%) Tivoli
5 28 (2.20%) Terraform
6 27 (2.12%) Oracle Identity Management
7 24 (1.89%) Control-M
8 20 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 16 (1.26%) Consul
10 13 (1.02%) CA Wily
11 11 (0.87%) Packer
11 11 (0.87%) Salt
11 11 (0.87%) SCCM
12 10 (0.79%) QRadar
13 9 (0.71%) Pingdom
13 9 (0.71%) SCOM
14 7 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.55%) Nagios
14 7 (0.55%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 526 (41.38%) IBM
2 470 (36.98%) Oracle
3 151 (11.88%) Microsoft
4 81 (6.37%) Red Hat
5 68 (5.35%) VMware
6 53 (4.17%) hybris
7 52 (4.09%) Sybase
8 46 (3.62%) Sun
9 41 (3.23%) ATG
9 41 (3.23%) TIBCO
10 35 (2.75%) Cisco
11 32 (2.52%) Splunk
12 31 (2.44%) HP
12 31 (2.44%) SAP
13 30 (2.36%) AppDynamics
13 30 (2.36%) Axway
14 24 (1.89%) Informatica
15 23 (1.81%) Atlassian
15 23 (1.81%) Misys
15 23 (1.81%) Siebel
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