Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 22 October 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 212 203
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 -33
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.23% 4.06% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 33
City of London median daily rate £475 £539 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.83% +8.29% +1.53%
10th Percentile £409 £453 £413
90th Percentile £763 £579 £588
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £498
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.53% +10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £100.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £100.50 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 987 1,207 1,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.56% 17.24% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 916 784
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.53% +10.56%
10th Percentile £302 £275 £276
90th Percentile £660 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £493
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 32 10
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +25.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £17.53 £13.00 £11.13
90th Percentile £65.90 £32.93 £37.63
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £17.85
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.04% -3.25%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the City of London

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in the City of London

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in the City of London

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in the City of London

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
London Bridge -4 1 £450 -18.18%
WebSphere
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) SOAP
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (22.73%) Retail Banking
4 5 (22.73%) Spring
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) REST
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) Unix
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (18.18%) Middleware
5 4 (18.18%) JSON
6 3 (13.64%) XPath
6 3 (13.64%) Retail
6 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) Photoshop

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Jetty
2 1 (4.55%) Mongrel
2 1 (4.55%) Mule
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
1 3 (13.64%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Apigee
2 1 (4.55%) AWS
2 1 (4.55%) GCP
2 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.55%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VLAN
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) jMock
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.55%) Mockito
2 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Retail Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Architect
1 3 (13.64%) Developer
1 3 (13.64%) Integration Specialist
1 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Specialist
1 3 (13.64%) XML Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Designer
2 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (27.27%) SOAP
2 5 (22.73%) REST
2 5 (22.73%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) JSON
3 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (18.18%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) Sass
5 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) Servlets
5 2 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (4.55%) Java EE
6 1 (4.55%) JSF
6 1 (4.55%) JSP
6 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Graphic Design
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) DataPower
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Fedora
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) Project Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Microservices
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) MODAF
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) XPath
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) Go
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Salt
1 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
4 1 (4.55%) ATG
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (4.55%) Blue Prism
4 1 (4.55%) ForgeRock
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.55%) Perforce
4 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.55%) Retek
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk