The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 23 19 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.03% 3.31% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.00% 14.29% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £573 £685 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.42% +27.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 25 28 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 18.94% 23.14% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 20
Median daily rate £375 £464 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.13% +3.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £396 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing WebSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Canary Wharf

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Canary Wharf

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (40.00%) FTP
4 2 (40.00%) Data Security
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) DataPower
4 2 (40.00%) MS Project
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) DB2
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (40.00%) Mule
4 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) Mule
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) DataSynapse
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) FCoE
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Multicast
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) HBase
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) DataPower
2 1 (20.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Data Security
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) SRDF
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) VMware