The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Developer was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 421 394
Rank change year-on-year +33 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 20 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.080% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.084% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
Median daily rate £490 £430 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.95% -18.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £398 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £640 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

WebSphere Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured WebSphere Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Developer in London

WebSphere Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Developer in London

WebSphere Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Developer in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Developer in London

WebSphere Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Developer in London

WebSphere Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bromley - 1 £550 -
WebSphere Developer
England

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, WebSphere Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring WebSphere Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 26 (74.29%) Java
3 22 (62.86%) Unix
4 21 (60.00%) XML
5 20 (57.14%) Web Services
6 19 (54.29%) Linux
7 18 (51.43%) IBM
8 17 (48.57%) XSLT
8 17 (48.57%) Spring
8 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (45.71%) TDD
9 16 (45.71%) SQL
10 15 (42.86%) SOAP
10 15 (42.86%) E-Commerce
10 15 (42.86%) REST
11 14 (40.00%) Apache
11 14 (40.00%) JSON
12 13 (37.14%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
13 12 (34.29%) Coaching
13 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
13 12 (34.29%) HPUX
13 12 (34.29%) Solaris
13 12 (34.29%) JDBC
13 12 (34.29%) XSD
13 12 (34.29%) MySQL
13 12 (34.29%) Spring Security
13 12 (34.29%) IBM Integration Bus
14 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
15 9 (25.71%) RESTful

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (40.00%) Apache
3 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
4 7 (20.00%) MQSeries
5 6 (17.14%) CMS
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) FTP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.71%) Subversion
3 7 (20.00%) JUnit
4 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
4 6 (17.14%) Mockito
5 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.71%) Maven
5 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.86%) Ant
6 1 (2.86%) Introscope
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.57%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) XML
2 20 (57.14%) Web Services
3 17 (48.57%) Spring
3 17 (48.57%) XSLT
4 15 (42.86%) REST
4 15 (42.86%) SOAP
5 14 (40.00%) JSON
6 13 (37.14%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (34.29%) IBM Integration Bus
7 12 (34.29%) JDBC
7 12 (34.29%) Spring Security
7 12 (34.29%) XSD
8 9 (25.71%) Hibernate
8 9 (25.71%) RESTful
9 7 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (20.00%) JMS
9 7 (20.00%) Middleware
10 6 (17.14%) Apache Camel
10 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
11 4 (11.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.71%) DataPower
2 2 (5.71%) Equities
2 2 (5.71%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Unix
2 19 (54.29%) Linux
3 12 (34.29%) HPUX
3 12 (34.29%) Solaris
4 3 (8.57%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) TDD
3 15 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
5 12 (34.29%) Coaching
6 6 (17.14%) RAD
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) DevOps
7 3 (8.57%) EAI
7 3 (8.57%) High Availability
7 3 (8.57%) Open Source
8 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.71%) BDD
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
8 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.86%) B2B
9 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) Java
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Jython
5 2 (5.71%) XPath
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) DCL
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) IBM Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Terraform
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) IBM
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Serena
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) ATG
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase
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