Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 20 July 2019 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.

IBM WebSphere
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 239 216 212
Rank change year-on-year -23 -4 -57
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 40 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.46% 0.86% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.62% 4.94% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 56 37
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.53% +15.03%
10th Percentile £407 £413 £408
90th Percentile £624 £600 £625
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £39.38 -

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,525 1,621 1,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.62% 17.34% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,158 1,222 931
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £663 £650 £656
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 9
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £13.54 £13.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £57.75 £33.75 £55.75
London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.38 £19.25
% change year-on-year +16.96% +11.04% +1.32%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Central London

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Central London

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Central London over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Central London

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Central London

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -30 30 £463 -11.90% 12
Southwark -35 1 £450 -18.18%
City of Westminster - 1 £500 -
WebSphere
London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 21 (52.50%) Java
2 16 (40.00%) IBM
3 15 (37.50%) Finance
3 15 (37.50%) Banking
4 12 (30.00%) CSS
5 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (27.50%) HTML
6 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 10 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (25.00%) Spring
7 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
7 9 (22.50%) XML
7 9 (22.50%) DevOps
8 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (20.00%) REST
8 8 (20.00%) Sass
8 8 (20.00%) SOAP
8 8 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.50%) JSON
9 7 (17.50%) XPath
9 7 (17.50%) Magento
9 7 (17.50%) React
9 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
10 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (15.00%) Subversion
10 6 (15.00%) Web Services
10 6 (15.00%) Linux
10 6 (15.00%) J2EE

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) CMS
3 4 (10.00%) nginx
4 3 (7.50%) GlassFish
4 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 3 (7.50%) Jetty
4 3 (7.50%) Mongrel
5 2 (5.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.50%) Confluence
6 1 (2.50%) Mule
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (10.00%) Sketch
2 3 (7.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Magento
2 3 (7.50%) Shopify
3 2 (5.00%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Google App Engine
2 3 (7.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.50%) npm
4 1 (2.50%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) FTP
2 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) SSL
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) IPsec
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) VLAN
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) QlikView
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.00%) Subversion
3 5 (12.50%) Grunt
3 5 (12.50%) Maven
4 4 (10.00%) Ant
4 4 (10.00%) Bower
5 3 (7.50%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) JUnit
6 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.00%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.50%) jMock
7 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.50%) Mockito
7 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 15 (37.50%) Banking
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Integration Specialist
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Specialist
3 6 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (10.00%) React Developer
4 4 (10.00%) XML Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Integration Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Designer
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) CSS
2 11 (27.50%) HTML
3 10 (25.00%) Spring
3 10 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (22.50%) XML
5 8 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 8 (20.00%) REST
5 8 (20.00%) Sass
5 8 (20.00%) SOAP
6 7 (17.50%) JSON
6 7 (17.50%) React
7 6 (15.00%) J2EE
7 6 (15.00%) Web Services
8 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.00%) Java EE
9 4 (10.00%) Servlets
10 3 (7.50%) JDBC
10 3 (7.50%) JSP
10 3 (7.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) User Experience
1 4 (10.00%) Vector Graphics
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) DataPower
3 2 (5.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Derivative
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) CentOS
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Debian
4 1 (2.50%) Fedora
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) DevOps
1 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
4 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 5 (12.50%) Wireframes
6 4 (10.00%) Open Source
7 3 (7.50%) Change Control
7 3 (7.50%) Microservices
7 3 (7.50%) MVC
7 3 (7.50%) Release Management
7 3 (7.50%) SDLC
8 2 (5.00%) Kanban
8 2 (5.00%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) XPath
5 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 3 (7.50%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) Go
8 1 (2.50%) Groovy
8 1 (2.50%) Java 8
8 1 (2.50%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) SOQL
8 1 (2.50%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.50%) Xen
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.50%) KVM
3 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) Terraform
3 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Google
3 3 (7.50%) hybris
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.50%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (2.50%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.50%) Charles River
5 1 (2.50%) ForgeRock
5 1 (2.50%) Pega
5 1 (2.50%) Perforce
5 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.50%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau