Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 November 2017 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 272 207 230
Rank change year-on-year -65 +23 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 435 540 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.92% 1.20% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.40% 6.09% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 305 290
London median daily rate £508 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.50% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £410 £356 £325
90th Percentile £613 £650 £600
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £62.50
England median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +4.17% -11.66% +30.40%

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8049 8866 8433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.10% 19.73% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5746 6125 5710
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £638 £620 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 107 117
London median hourly rate £20.91 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.17% -10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £56.87 £43.40
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in London

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in London

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in London

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in London

WebSphere
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Central London -27 61 £538 +19.44% 3
South London -15 30 £525 +40.00%
West London +6 23 £525 +18.64% 4
East London -6 7 £575 -5.35% 1
North London - 2 £450 - 1
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 269 (61.84%) Java
2 217 (49.89%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (45.98%) Oracle
4 158 (36.32%) IBM
5 140 (32.18%) Finance
6 138 (31.72%) Continuous Integration
7 123 (28.28%) Amazon AWS
8 121 (27.82%) E-Commerce
9 120 (27.59%) Tomcat
10 118 (27.13%) WebLogic
11 113 (25.98%) Puppet
12 108 (24.83%) TDD
13 105 (24.14%) Ansible
14 98 (22.53%) NoSQL
15 96 (22.07%) WebSphere MQ
16 94 (21.61%) Opscode Chef
17 92 (21.15%) Unix
18 91 (20.92%) Web Services
18 91 (20.92%) OO
19 89 (20.46%) Microsoft Azure
20 87 (20.00%) SQL
20 87 (20.00%) MySQL
20 87 (20.00%) Banking
21 84 (19.31%) PostgreSQL
22 81 (18.62%) J2EE
22 81 (18.62%) NUnit
22 81 (18.62%) MSTest
22 81 (18.62%) OpenStack
23 74 (17.01%) XML
24 69 (15.86%) Digital Transformation Programme

WebSphere
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
1 120 (27.59%) Tomcat
2 118 (27.13%) WebLogic
3 81 (18.62%) OpenStack
4 61 (14.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 43 (9.89%) JBoss
6 34 (7.82%) IIS
7 30 (6.90%) Apache
8 14 (3.22%) MQSeries
9 10 (2.30%) nginx
10 7 (1.61%) Jetty
10 7 (1.61%) Mongrel
10 7 (1.61%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.61%) WebSphere Portal
11 6 (1.38%) CMS
11 6 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.38%) GemFire
11 6 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.92%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (3.91%) Magento
2 9 (2.07%) Unica
3 7 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.92%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.92%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.46%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 123 (28.28%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (20.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.76%) GitHub
4 10 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.61%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.38%) IaaS
7 6 (1.38%) npm
7 6 (1.38%) PaaS
7 6 (1.38%) SaaS
8 5 (1.15%) Bluemix
8 5 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.23%) Force.com
11 1 (0.23%) Office 365
11 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.90%) HTTP
2 24 (5.52%) Internet
3 18 (4.14%) DNS
3 18 (4.14%) SSL
4 16 (3.68%) Firewall
5 15 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.53%) IPsec
7 9 (2.07%) DHCP
8 8 (1.84%) WAN
9 7 (1.61%) FTP
10 6 (1.38%) Network Security
10 6 (1.38%) VLAN
10 6 (1.38%) VPN
11 4 (0.92%) ATM
11 4 (0.92%) Diameter Protocol
11 4 (0.92%) Ethereal
11 4 (0.92%) SMTP
11 4 (0.92%) snoop
11 4 (0.92%) SSH
11 4 (0.92%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (22.53%) NoSQL
2 87 (20.00%) MySQL
3 84 (19.31%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (7.13%) SQL Server
5 20 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 18 (4.14%) DB2
7 15 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.76%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.53%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.07%) Big Data
11 8 (1.84%) DbVisualizer
11 8 (1.84%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.61%) Redis
13 6 (1.38%) GIS
13 6 (1.38%) Jackrabbit
14 3 (0.69%) DataStax
14 3 (0.69%) Endeca
14 3 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 81 (18.62%) MSTest
1 81 (18.62%) NUnit
2 60 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 50 (11.49%) Git (software)
4 29 (6.67%) Maven
5 26 (5.98%) JIRA
6 25 (5.75%) Subversion
7 23 (5.29%) Cucumber
8 20 (4.60%) TeamCity
9 13 (2.99%) Ant
9 13 (2.99%) Selenium
10 12 (2.76%) MSBuild
10 12 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (2.53%) Eclipse
12 10 (2.30%) WebDriver
13 9 (2.07%) Gradle
14 8 (1.84%) gulp
14 8 (1.84%) Vagrant
15 7 (1.61%) GitLab
15 7 (1.61%) Travis CI
General
1 140 (32.18%) Finance
2 87 (20.00%) Banking
3 64 (14.71%) Retail
4 33 (7.59%) Retail Banking
5 20 (4.60%) Games
6 12 (2.76%) Marketing
7 11 (2.53%) Back Office
7 11 (2.53%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.84%) Front Office
9 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.69%) Electronics
10 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.46%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) International Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 181 (41.61%) Developer
2 117 (26.90%) Java Developer
3 71 (16.32%) Architect
4 39 (8.97%) Senior Developer
5 35 (8.05%) Senior Java Developer
6 34 (7.82%) Digital Developer
6 34 (7.82%) Digital Transformation
7 29 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 28 (6.44%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (6.21%) Full Stack Developer
10 24 (5.52%) Analyst
11 21 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (4.83%) E-Commerce Manager
11 21 (4.83%) E-Commerce Project Manager
12 20 (4.60%) Automation Tester
12 20 (4.60%) Tester
13 19 (4.37%) WebSphere Developer
14 18 (4.14%) Consultant
15 13 (2.99%) Windows Engineer
16 12 (2.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (22.07%) WebSphere MQ
2 91 (20.92%) Web Services
3 81 (18.62%) J2EE
4 74 (17.01%) XML
5 56 (12.87%) REST
6 55 (12.64%) SOAP
7 49 (11.26%) IBM Integration Bus
8 44 (10.11%) .NET
9 42 (9.66%) HTML
10 40 (9.20%) Spring
11 36 (8.28%) RESTful
12 35 (8.05%) JDBC
13 31 (7.13%) Middleware
14 29 (6.67%) CSS
15 26 (5.98%) JMS
16 23 (5.29%) AngularJS
16 23 (5.29%) HTML5
17 22 (5.06%) XSLT
18 20 (4.60%) Servlets
19 19 (4.37%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.29%) iPad
3 21 (4.83%) Virtual Team
4 16 (3.68%) DataPower
5 11 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (2.53%) SWIFT
6 10 (2.30%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.07%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.07%) Derivative
7 9 (2.07%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.84%) Online Banking
9 7 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.38%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.92%) AS400
12 4 (0.92%) Clustering
12 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 92 (21.15%) Unix
2 68 (15.63%) Linux
3 58 (13.33%) Windows
4 25 (5.75%) Windows Server
5 19 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.30%) AIX
7 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) HPUX
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Solaris
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) SUSE
8 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (49.89%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (31.72%) Continuous Integration
3 121 (27.82%) E-Commerce
4 108 (24.83%) TDD
5 91 (20.92%) OO
6 69 (15.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 59 (13.56%) DevOps
8 41 (9.43%) SOA
9 37 (8.51%) Scrum
10 34 (7.82%) Migration
11 31 (7.13%) Test Automation
12 29 (6.67%) Configuration Management
12 29 (6.67%) Microservices
12 29 (6.67%) Project Management
13 28 (6.44%) Waterfall
14 27 (6.21%) High Availability
14 27 (6.21%) Load Testing
15 26 (5.98%) Software Architecture
15 26 (5.98%) Time Management
16 24 (5.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 269 (61.84%) Java
2 87 (20.00%) SQL
3 66 (15.17%) JavaScript
4 51 (11.72%) Shell Script
5 24 (5.52%) Perl
6 21 (4.83%) C++
7 18 (4.14%) XPath
8 17 (3.91%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.68%) PL/SQL
9 16 (3.68%) Python
10 15 (3.45%) C
11 14 (3.22%) PHP
12 12 (2.76%) Scala
13 11 (2.53%) Ruby
14 10 (2.30%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.30%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.38%) C#
16 4 (0.92%) Tcl
17 3 (0.69%) VB
17 3 (0.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (3.68%) Degree
2 10 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.84%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.38%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.92%) PMP
6 3 (0.69%) CISA
6 3 (0.69%) CISM
6 3 (0.69%) CISSP
7 2 (0.46%) ISEB
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CCNA
8 1 (0.23%) CFA
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.23%) MCSE
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.05%) QA
2 10 (2.30%) MiFID
3 9 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.69%) SEPA
4 3 (0.69%) TARGET2
5 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (3.91%) Docker
2 10 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.61%) Xen
5 3 (0.69%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) HDFS
6 1 (0.23%) NFS
6 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 113 (25.98%) Puppet
2 105 (24.14%) Ansible
3 94 (21.61%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.61%) Terraform
5 5 (1.15%) Nagios
6 4 (0.92%) CFEngine
6 4 (0.92%) Control-M
6 4 (0.92%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.92%) SCCM
6 4 (0.92%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.69%) Kibana
7 3 (0.69%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.69%) logstash
8 2 (0.46%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.46%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 200 (45.98%) Oracle
2 158 (36.32%) IBM
3 51 (11.72%) ATG
4 48 (11.03%) Microsoft
5 41 (9.43%) hybris
6 18 (4.14%) Red Hat
7 16 (3.68%) SAP
8 14 (3.22%) Demandware
8 14 (3.22%) TIBCO
9 11 (2.53%) AppDynamics
9 11 (2.53%) Bloomberg
9 11 (2.53%) Dynatrace
9 11 (2.53%) VMware
10 10 (2.30%) Cognos
11 9 (2.07%) Charles River
11 9 (2.07%) Google
12 8 (1.84%) Citrix
12 8 (1.84%) New Relic
12 8 (1.84%) PeopleSoft
13 7 (1.61%) RedGate