Period
to 25 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 188 201
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13 -32
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 14 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.91% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.98% 4.87% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 43 43
City of London median daily rate £475 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% - +7.32%
10th Percentile £336 £500 £413
90th Percentile £863 £595 £588
Central London median daily rate £505 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -8.18% - +15.79%
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 707 1,272 1,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.48% 18.59% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 966 837
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £280
90th Percentile £669 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £498
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.53% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 10
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.88 £17.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.76% +16.95% -6.05%
10th Percentile £19.47 £13.00 £11.13
90th Percentile £38.40 £32.93 £27.50
Central London median hourly rate £26.00 £19.25 £17.85
% change year-on-year +35.06% +7.84% -4.67%

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 25 January 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) Maven
4 6 (42.86%) JMeter
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) J2EE
4 6 (42.86%) Ant
4 6 (42.86%) JUnit
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 6 (42.86%) HTTP
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (42.86%) RESTful
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) Mockito
4 6 (42.86%) Open Source
4 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 6 (42.86%) GitHub
4 6 (42.86%) Gradle
4 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software

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 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) Apigee
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Ant
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) git-flow
1 6 (42.86%) Gradle
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 6 (42.86%) JMeter
1 6 (42.86%) JUnit
1 6 (42.86%) Maven
1 6 (42.86%) Mockito
2 1 (7.14%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
1 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE
2 6 (42.86%) JSON
2 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 6 (42.86%) RxJava
2 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 2 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (35.71%) Data Structures
2 5 (35.71%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) API Development
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (42.86%) Multithreaded Programming
2 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 6 (42.86%) Open Source
2 6 (42.86%) SDLC
2 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (35.71%) Thought Leadership
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (21.43%) Project Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Kotlin
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Splunk
1 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
2 1 (7.14%) ATG
2 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Retek
2 1 (7.14%) VMware