Period
to 21 November 2019

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 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 423 280 282
Rank change year-on-year -143 +2 -67
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 114 421 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.91% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.10% 5.21% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 287 273
London median daily rate £500 £525 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +3.45% +1.50%
10th Percentile £408 £425 £410
90th Percentile £735 £638 £613
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £69.94 -
England median hourly rate - £33.08 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -11.79% +4.17%

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 5,435 8,079 8,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.26% 17.39% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,827 5,717 5,755
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £289 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 99 107
London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +12.39% +16.17%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.00 £12.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.52 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -6.73% +7.32% +2.50%

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 2019.

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 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
Central London -19 20 £463 -15.91% 11
West London -6 2 £500 -4.76% 1
South London -7 1 £650 +23.81% 2
North London - 1 £525 -
WebSphere
England

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

1 57 (50.00%) IBM
2 54 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (45.61%) Java
4 45 (39.47%) E-Commerce
5 32 (28.07%) Retail
6 26 (22.81%) Finance
7 25 (21.93%) Games
7 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
8 23 (20.18%) Linux
8 23 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (19.30%) hybris
10 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (17.54%) JIRA
12 19 (16.67%) HTML
12 19 (16.67%) Oracle
12 19 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 18 (15.79%) CSS
13 18 (15.79%) J2EE
14 17 (14.91%) Unix
14 17 (14.91%) Magento
15 16 (14.04%) Jenkins
15 16 (14.04%) DevOps
16 15 (13.16%) Microservices
16 15 (13.16%) Middleware
17 14 (12.28%) Tomcat
17 14 (12.28%) SQL
17 14 (12.28%) WebLogic
17 14 (12.28%) Azure
17 14 (12.28%) Time Management
17 14 (12.28%) Spring

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 19 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (12.28%) Tomcat
2 14 (12.28%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.77%) Confluence
3 10 (8.77%) JBoss
4 9 (7.89%) Apache
5 7 (6.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (3.51%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.63%) Mule
8 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.75%) CMS
8 2 (1.75%) IIS
8 2 (1.75%) nginx
8 2 (1.75%) WildFly
9 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.88%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.88%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Photoshop
1 10 (8.77%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Magento
2 14 (12.28%) Shopify
3 3 (2.63%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.75%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.88%) Maximo
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) Azure
2 11 (9.65%) AWS
3 5 (4.39%) Boomi
3 5 (4.39%) GitHub
4 4 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.63%) Apigee
5 3 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.63%) Force.com
5 3 (2.63%) SaaS
6 2 (1.75%) G Suite
6 2 (1.75%) GCP
6 2 (1.75%) iPaaS
6 2 (1.75%) PaaS
6 2 (1.75%) Route 53
6 2 (1.75%) Serverless
6 2 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.88%) IaaS
7 1 (0.88%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) HTTP
2 5 (4.39%) DNS
3 4 (3.51%) Firewall
4 3 (2.63%) SSL
5 2 (1.75%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.75%) LAN
5 2 (1.75%) SSH
5 2 (1.75%) WAN
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.88%) Multicast
6 1 (0.88%) NAS
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
6 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.88%) VLAN
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.63%) DB2
2 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.75%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.88%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (17.54%) JIRA
2 16 (14.04%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.40%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.89%) Grunt
4 9 (7.89%) Jasmine
5 8 (7.02%) IBM UrbanCode
5 8 (7.02%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (6.14%) JUnit
7 5 (4.39%) GitLab
7 5 (4.39%) Gradle
7 5 (4.39%) Maven
8 4 (3.51%) Ant
8 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.51%) Mockito
8 4 (3.51%) Selenium
9 3 (2.63%) git-flow
9 3 (2.63%) JMeter
9 3 (2.63%) Subversion
9 3 (2.63%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.75%) Mercurial
General
1 32 (28.07%) Retail
2 26 (22.81%) Finance
3 25 (21.93%) Games
4 12 (10.53%) Banking
5 4 (3.51%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (19.30%) Developer
2 17 (14.91%) Architect
3 12 (10.53%) Analyst
4 10 (8.77%) E-Commerce Manager
4 10 (8.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (7.89%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.02%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.26%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (4.39%) Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Release Manager
9 5 (4.39%) WebSphere Specialist
10 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.51%) Server Specialist
10 4 (3.51%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Tester
10 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.67%) HTML
2 18 (15.79%) CSS
2 18 (15.79%) J2EE
3 15 (13.16%) Middleware
4 14 (12.28%) Spring
5 13 (11.40%) React
6 12 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
7 11 (9.65%) JSP
7 11 (9.65%) Node.js
7 11 (9.65%) Sass
7 11 (9.65%) SOAP
7 11 (9.65%) Vue.js
8 10 (8.77%) IBM Integration Bus
8 10 (8.77%) Web Services
9 9 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (7.02%) JSTL
10 8 (7.02%) Semantic HTML
10 8 (7.02%) XHTML
11 7 (6.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) User Experience
2 8 (7.02%) W3C
3 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.63%) Clustering
5 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.63%) DataPower
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.75%) Online Games
6 2 (1.75%) PKI
6 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.18%) Linux
2 17 (14.91%) Unix
3 7 (6.14%) AIX
3 7 (6.14%) Windows
4 5 (4.39%) Solaris
5 4 (3.51%) HPUX
5 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.75%) CentOS
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.88%) Debian
7 1 (0.88%) Fedora
7 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.47%) E-Commerce
3 23 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (14.04%) DevOps
6 15 (13.16%) Microservices
7 14 (12.28%) Time Management
7 14 (12.28%) Waterfall
8 13 (11.40%) Migration
8 13 (11.40%) Project Management
8 13 (11.40%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.65%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 11 (9.65%) Wireframes
10 10 (8.77%) Front End Development
10 10 (8.77%) ITIL
10 10 (8.77%) Scrum
10 10 (8.77%) Sprint Planning
11 9 (7.89%) Contract Negotiation
12 8 (7.02%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.02%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (45.61%) Java
2 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.28%) SQL
4 12 (10.53%) Python
4 12 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.26%) Perl
6 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.63%) C++
7 3 (2.63%) Go
7 3 (2.63%) Jython
7 3 (2.63%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.75%) C
8 2 (1.75%) C#
8 2 (1.75%) ES6
8 2 (1.75%) Groovy
8 2 (1.75%) Java 8
8 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.75%) Ruby
8 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) CISA
2 2 (1.75%) CISM
2 2 (1.75%) CISSP
2 2 (1.75%) CSSLP
2 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Docker
2 5 (4.39%) NFS
3 4 (3.51%) Samba
4 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.88%) KVM
6 1 (0.88%) SRDF
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Ansible
2 5 (4.39%) Puppet
3 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.63%) Terraform
4 2 (1.75%) Control-M
4 2 (1.75%) Nagios
4 2 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.88%) Graylog
5 1 (0.88%) Kibana
5 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.88%) logstash
5 1 (0.88%) Packer
5 1 (0.88%) QRadar
5 1 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 57 (50.00%) IBM
2 22 (19.30%) hybris
3 19 (16.67%) Oracle
4 8 (7.02%) MuleSoft
4 8 (7.02%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.14%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (5.26%) Adobe
6 6 (5.26%) Splunk
7 5 (4.39%) Dell
7 5 (4.39%) Google
8 4 (3.51%) AppDynamics
8 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.63%) ATG
9 3 (2.63%) ForgeRock
9 3 (2.63%) VMware
10 2 (1.75%) Cognos
10 2 (1.75%) SAP
10 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.88%) Remedy