Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 111 213
Rank change year-on-year -60 +102 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 7 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.27% 3.13% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 12
10th Percentile " " £414
25th Percentile £463 £525 £430
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £550 £488
Median % change year-on-year -11.36% +12.82% -11.36%
75th Percentile £538 £581 £547
90th Percentile £590 £585 £838
Central London median daily rate £488 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -11.36% +15.79% -13.64%

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 474 224 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.17% 12.49% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 150 785
10th Percentile £313 £283 £306
25th Percentile £414 £408 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +0.96%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £588
90th Percentile £698 £650 £660
Central London median daily rate £525 £490 £525
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
10th Percentile £22.00 £16.60 £16.96
25th Percentile £23.50 £19.00 £18.73
Median hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £20.92
Median % change year-on-year +17.39% +9.97% +1.41%
75th Percentile £30.50 £30.63 £21.63
90th Percentile £32.00 £35.20 £32.05
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.39% +9.52% +5.00%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WebSphere as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere in the City of London

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WebSphere in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for WebSphere in the City of London

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for WebSphere in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) FileNet
3 3 (50.00%) IBM UrbanCode
3 3 (50.00%) JUnit
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) WebSockets
5 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 1 (16.67%) GitHub
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Ansible
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

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 (50.00%) FileNet
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) IBM UrbanCode
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
1 1 (16.67%) FileNet Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) FileNet Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) WebSockets
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore