Period
to 21 July 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 21 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 189 192
Rank change year-on-year -21 +3 -37
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 29 73 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 1.03% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.47% 6.23% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 51 34
City of London median daily rate £450 £525 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.53% +13.71%
10th Percentile £409 £425 £404
90th Percentile £565 £600 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £498
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.53% +15.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,174 1,172 1,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.73% 16.50% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 894 802
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 6
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.57% +37.72%
10th Percentile £12.98 £12.95 £14.44
90th Percentile £60.00 £33.30 £83.13
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -

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 21 July 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 21 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
London Bridge -31 1 £450 -18.18%
WebSphere
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 14 (48.28%) Java
1 14 (48.28%) Banking
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) IBM
4 10 (34.48%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (31.03%) XML
5 9 (31.03%) Spring
6 8 (27.59%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (27.59%) SOAP
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) REST
7 7 (24.14%) DevOps
7 7 (24.14%) XPath
8 6 (20.69%) Subversion
8 6 (20.69%) JSON
8 6 (20.69%) J2EE
8 6 (20.69%) CSS
8 6 (20.69%) Web Services
9 5 (17.24%) Linux
9 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
9 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) HTML
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
10 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
10 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
10 4 (13.79%) Maven
10 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
10 4 (13.79%) Java EE

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 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
1 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) GlassFish
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
3 2 (6.90%) Jetty
3 2 (6.90%) Mongrel
3 2 (6.90%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) Mule
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
1 3 (10.34%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Google App Engine
1 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) FTP
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) IPsec
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) QlikView
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Subversion
2 4 (13.79%) Ant
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.45%) Mockito
4 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (48.28%) Banking
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Integration Specialist
2 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) XML Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (3.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (31.03%) Spring
2 9 (31.03%) XML
3 8 (27.59%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (27.59%) REST
3 8 (27.59%) SOAP
4 6 (20.69%) CSS
4 6 (20.69%) J2EE
4 6 (20.69%) JSON
4 6 (20.69%) Web Services
5 5 (17.24%) HTML
6 4 (13.79%) Java EE
7 3 (10.34%) DOM
7 3 (10.34%) JDBC
7 3 (10.34%) JMS
7 3 (10.34%) Middleware
7 3 (10.34%) Sass
7 3 (10.34%) SAX
7 3 (10.34%) Servlets
7 3 (10.34%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Graphic Design
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) DataPower
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Debian
4 1 (3.45%) Fedora
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) DevOps
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Change Control
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) Release Management
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.90%) Microservices
5 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) B2B
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) XPath
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) Go
7 1 (3.45%) Java 8
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) SOQL
7 1 (3.45%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.90%) Xen
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) KVM
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Salt
2 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) MuleSoft
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (3.45%) Blue Prism
4 1 (3.45%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) Pega
4 1 (3.45%) Perforce
4 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau