Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 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
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 331 388 288
Rank change year-on-year +57 -100 -27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 88 106 404
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.37% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.08% 2.53% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 267
Median daily rate £514 £505 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.73% -8.18% +9.45%
10th Percentile £263 £350 £413
90th Percentile £650 £725 £650
England median daily rate £454 £525 £520
% change year-on-year -13.58% +0.96% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.60 - -
England median hourly rate £57.17 - £40.50

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,859 4,196 7,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.54% 14.80% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,021 2,964 5,202
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £305
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 51
Median hourly rate £43.00 £25.00 £23.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.00% +4.89% +22.23%
10th Percentile £20.88 £15.13 £15.34
90th Percentile £71.55 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +34.21% +2.70% -1.07%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in London

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in London.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere in London

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WebSphere in London over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Daily rate histogram for WebSphere in London

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere in London.

Hourly rate trend for WebSphere in London

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing WebSphere in London over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 25 February 2021. 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 +75 11 £588 +19.90% 2
East London +30 2 £638 +67.76%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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 64 (72.73%) Java
2 45 (51.14%) Spring
3 37 (42.05%) Oracle
4 36 (40.91%) Jenkins
5 35 (39.77%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (39.77%) Git (software)
6 31 (35.23%) RESTful
7 30 (34.09%) JUnit
7 30 (34.09%) XML
8 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (30.68%) JSON
9 27 (30.68%) IBM
10 26 (29.55%) MuleSoft
11 25 (28.41%) Microservices
11 25 (28.41%) Web Services
11 25 (28.41%) SOAP
11 25 (28.41%) Unit Testing
12 23 (26.14%) Maven
12 23 (26.14%) HTTP
13 22 (25.00%) Tomcat
13 22 (25.00%) J2EE
14 21 (23.86%) Middleware
15 20 (22.73%) Red Hat
15 20 (22.73%) Finance
15 20 (22.73%) Linux
15 20 (22.73%) AWS
15 20 (22.73%) Apache Camel
16 19 (21.59%) Talend
16 19 (21.59%) Boomi
16 19 (21.59%) Thought Leadership

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 22 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 19 (21.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (20.45%) JBoss
4 13 (14.77%) WebLogic
5 12 (13.64%) Confluence
6 11 (12.50%) Apache
6 11 (12.50%) Red Hat Fuse
7 10 (11.36%) Apache ServiceMix
7 10 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (10.23%) Jetty
9 7 (7.95%) MQSeries
10 5 (5.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (4.55%) GlassFish
11 4 (4.55%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 4 (4.55%) IIS
12 3 (3.41%) nginx
13 2 (2.27%) Mongrel
13 2 (2.27%) Tuxedo
14 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Magento
2 1 (1.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.73%) AWS
2 19 (21.59%) Boomi
3 12 (13.64%) Azure
4 11 (12.50%) GCP
4 11 (12.50%) GitHub
5 10 (11.36%) Apigee
6 3 (3.41%) IaaS
6 3 (3.41%) PaaS
7 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.27%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.14%) npm
8 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.14%) SaaS
8 1 (1.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.14%) HTTP
2 13 (14.77%) LAN
2 13 (14.77%) WAN
3 9 (10.23%) Firewall
3 9 (10.23%) VPN
3 9 (10.23%) Wireless
4 5 (5.68%) FTP
4 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (4.55%) FCoE
5 4 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 4 (4.55%) Multicast
5 4 (4.55%) NAS
5 4 (4.55%) SAN
6 3 (3.41%) SSH
7 2 (2.27%) DHCP
7 2 (2.27%) DNS
7 2 (2.27%) IPsec
7 2 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) DB2
2 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.55%) HBase
4 4 (4.55%) MySQL
5 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.14%) Redis
6 1 (1.14%) Riak
Development Applications
1 36 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 35 (39.77%) Git (software)
3 30 (34.09%) JUnit
4 23 (26.14%) Maven
5 15 (17.05%) Mockito
6 13 (14.77%) Ant
6 13 (14.77%) JIRA
7 12 (13.64%) SonarQube
8 11 (12.50%) Gradle
9 9 (10.23%) JMeter
10 8 (9.09%) Subversion
11 7 (7.95%) Cucumber
12 6 (6.82%) git-flow
13 4 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (2.27%) NUnit
14 2 (2.27%) Travis CI
15 1 (1.14%) Checkstyle
15 1 (1.14%) FindBugs
15 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 12 (13.64%) Public Sector
3 9 (10.23%) Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Games
4 4 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (52.27%) Developer
2 25 (28.41%) Java Developer
3 21 (23.86%) Architect
4 13 (14.77%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.95%) Java Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Citrix Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Integration Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Integration Developer
7 5 (5.68%) VMware Architect
7 5 (5.68%) WebSphere Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Credit Risk Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Credit Risk Java Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Pega Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (51.14%) Spring
2 31 (35.23%) RESTful
3 30 (34.09%) XML
4 27 (30.68%) JSON
5 25 (28.41%) SOAP
5 25 (28.41%) Web Services
6 22 (25.00%) J2EE
7 21 (23.86%) Middleware
8 20 (22.73%) Apache Camel
9 17 (19.32%) REST
9 17 (19.32%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (17.05%) Spring Boot
11 13 (14.77%) HTML
12 12 (13.64%) CSS
12 12 (13.64%) Hibernate
12 12 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
13 10 (11.36%) JSON Schema
13 10 (11.36%) Oracle Fusion
13 10 (11.36%) WSDL
13 10 (11.36%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
3 10 (11.36%) Mobile App
4 9 (10.23%) Data Centre
4 9 (10.23%) Data Structures
5 6 (6.82%) User Experience
6 5 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (4.55%) Credit Risk
8 3 (3.41%) Private Cloud
8 3 (3.41%) Virtual Team
8 3 (3.41%) Web 2.0
9 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (2.27%) NHS
9 2 (2.27%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.14%) DataPower
10 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.14%) PKI
10 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Linux
2 10 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (11.36%) Windows
3 9 (10.23%) Unix
4 5 (5.68%) Solaris
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.14%) CentOS
6 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.41%) Microservices
3 25 (28.41%) Unit Testing
4 19 (21.59%) Thought Leadership
5 16 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 16 (18.18%) Scrum
5 16 (18.18%) SDLC
6 15 (17.05%) Software Engineering
7 14 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (14.77%) TDD
9 12 (13.64%) BDD
9 12 (13.64%) Technical Leadership
9 12 (13.64%) TOGAF
10 11 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (11.36%) Multithreading
12 9 (10.23%) API Development
12 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
12 9 (10.23%) Load Balancing
12 9 (10.23%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 64 (72.73%) Java
2 18 (20.45%) SQL
3 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.36%) Java 8
4 10 (11.36%) Kotlin
5 4 (4.55%) Python
5 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.55%) XPath
6 3 (3.41%) C#
7 2 (2.27%) C++
7 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.14%) ES6
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
1 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) Degree
3 7 (7.95%) RHCA
3 7 (7.95%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.14%) CISSP
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
1 2 (2.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.23%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (10.23%) vSphere
3 7 (7.95%) Docker
4 6 (6.82%) Xen
5 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.55%) KVM
5 4 (4.55%) NFS
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (4.55%) SRDF
6 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) Puppet
2 6 (6.82%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.68%) Ansible
3 5 (5.68%) Terraform
4 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.14%) Consul
5 1 (1.14%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 37 (42.05%) Oracle
2 27 (30.68%) IBM
3 26 (29.55%) MuleSoft
4 20 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 19 (21.59%) Talend
5 19 (21.59%) TIBCO
5 19 (21.59%) webMethods
6 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 15 (17.05%) Dell
7 15 (17.05%) VMware
8 11 (12.50%) Atlassian
8 11 (12.50%) Cisco
9 10 (11.36%) Axway
9 10 (11.36%) Fiorano
9 10 (11.36%) Jitterbit
10 9 (10.23%) Citrix
11 7 (7.95%) Juniper
12 6 (6.82%) Google
13 4 (4.55%) NetApp
13 4 (4.55%) Sybase