Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 396 307 280
Rank change year-on-year -89 -27 -72
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 193 385 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.85% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.07% 4.87% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 277 241
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +4.82%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £400
90th Percentile £700 £638 £625
England median daily rate £488 £500 £490
% change year-on-year -2.50% +2.04% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £39.38 -
England median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -45.16% -11.43% -1.41%

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 6,277 7,905 7,476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.86% 17.41% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,325 5,567 5,230
London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +5.44% +0.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 101 92
London median hourly rate £21.25 £21.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +8.86% +9.72%
10th Percentile £15.36 £13.75 £12.75
90th Percentile £52.25 £57.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.84 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.92% +6.25% -

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -3 35 £475 -9.52% 9
West London -33 4 £538 +2.38% 2
North London - 2 £504 -
East London - 2 - - 2
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 99 (51.30%) Java
2 78 (40.41%) IBM
3 60 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (29.02%) Finance
4 56 (29.02%) E-Commerce
5 53 (27.46%) JavaScript
6 43 (22.28%) J2EE
6 43 (22.28%) Retail
7 39 (20.21%) Banking
7 39 (20.21%) Linux
8 37 (19.17%) Tomcat
8 37 (19.17%) Oracle
8 37 (19.17%) Spring
8 37 (19.17%) Jenkins
9 36 (18.65%) DevOps
9 36 (18.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 35 (18.13%) HTML
11 34 (17.62%) CSS
12 33 (17.10%) SQL
13 31 (16.06%) WebLogic
13 31 (16.06%) Shell Script
14 30 (15.54%) Web Services
15 29 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (14.51%) JUnit
16 28 (14.51%) Middleware
17 27 (13.99%) WebSphere MQ
17 27 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
18 26 (13.47%) JBoss
18 26 (13.47%) AWS
19 25 (12.95%) Azure

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 37 (19.17%) Tomcat
2 36 (18.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 31 (16.06%) WebLogic
4 26 (13.47%) JBoss
5 17 (8.81%) nginx
6 16 (8.29%) Apache
7 15 (7.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (6.74%) Confluence
9 11 (5.70%) Jetty
10 9 (4.66%) CMS
10 9 (4.66%) IIS
11 7 (3.63%) GlassFish
11 7 (3.63%) Mongrel
12 6 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (3.11%) JCAPS
13 5 (2.59%) Commerce Server
13 5 (2.59%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (2.07%) WildFly
15 3 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (7.77%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.63%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 20 (10.36%) Magento
2 8 (4.15%) Shopify
3 5 (2.59%) Fredhopper
4 4 (2.07%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (2.07%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (1.04%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.52%) Maximo
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.47%) AWS
2 25 (12.95%) Azure
3 10 (5.18%) npm
4 9 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.66%) GCP
5 7 (3.63%) Google App Engine
6 5 (2.59%) Apigee
7 4 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.07%) PaaS
8 3 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.55%) Force.com
8 3 (1.55%) G Suite
8 3 (1.55%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Boomi
9 2 (1.04%) GitHub
9 2 (1.04%) Route 53
9 2 (1.04%) Serverless
9 2 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Algolia
10 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.25%) HTTP
2 11 (5.70%) FTP
3 10 (5.18%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.66%) DNS
5 8 (4.15%) SSL
6 4 (2.07%) DHCP
6 4 (2.07%) Firewall
6 4 (2.07%) IPsec
7 2 (1.04%) SSH
8 1 (0.52%) DWDM
8 1 (0.52%) LAN
8 1 (0.52%) VLAN
8 1 (0.52%) VPN
8 1 (0.52%) WAN
8 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.88%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.66%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.66%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (3.63%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.59%) DB2
4 5 (2.59%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.07%) Big Data
5 4 (2.07%) Blockchain
5 4 (2.07%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (2.07%) MySQL
5 4 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.04%) Endeca
7 2 (1.04%) Informix
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.04%) QlikView
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.52%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.52%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 37 (19.17%) Jenkins
2 28 (14.51%) JUnit
3 25 (12.95%) JIRA
3 25 (12.95%) Maven
4 20 (10.36%) Git (software)
5 19 (9.84%) IBM UrbanCode
6 16 (8.29%) TeamCity
7 14 (7.25%) Ant
7 14 (7.25%) Jasmine
8 13 (6.74%) Subversion
9 11 (5.70%) Gradle
9 11 (5.70%) Grunt
10 10 (5.18%) gulp
11 7 (3.63%) Bower
11 7 (3.63%) Eclipse
12 6 (3.11%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (2.59%) GitLab
13 5 (2.59%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (2.07%) Cucumber
14 4 (2.07%) Selenium
General
1 56 (29.02%) Finance
2 43 (22.28%) Retail
3 39 (20.21%) Banking
4 23 (11.92%) Games
5 9 (4.66%) Back Office
6 7 (3.63%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.07%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.04%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.04%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (27.98%) Developer
2 19 (9.84%) Analyst
3 15 (7.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (7.25%) E-Commerce Manager
4 14 (7.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (7.25%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.74%) Architect
5 13 (6.74%) WebSphere Developer
6 11 (5.70%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 11 (5.70%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.70%) WebSphere Specialist
7 10 (5.18%) Consultant
8 9 (4.66%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.15%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.15%) Designer
9 8 (4.15%) Integration Developer
9 8 (4.15%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.15%) Release Manager
9 8 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.63%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.28%) J2EE
2 37 (19.17%) Spring
3 35 (18.13%) HTML
4 34 (17.62%) CSS
5 30 (15.54%) Web Services
6 28 (14.51%) Middleware
7 27 (13.99%) WebSphere MQ
8 22 (11.40%) Sass
9 19 (9.84%) XML
10 17 (8.81%) React
11 16 (8.29%) JMS
12 15 (7.77%) Java EE
12 15 (7.77%) REST
13 14 (7.25%) JSP
13 14 (7.25%) SOAP
14 13 (6.74%) JDBC
15 12 (6.22%) AngularJS
15 12 (6.22%) DOM
15 12 (6.22%) IBM Integration Bus
15 12 (6.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) User Experience
2 12 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.18%) Graphic Design
5 7 (3.63%) Clustering
5 7 (3.63%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.63%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.63%) Vector Graphics
6 5 (2.59%) W3C
7 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.55%) PKI
7 3 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.04%) DataPower
8 2 (1.04%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.04%) FMCG
8 2 (1.04%) Online Games
8 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.21%) Linux
2 23 (11.92%) Unix
3 19 (9.84%) Windows
4 8 (4.15%) AIX
5 6 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.11%) Solaris
6 4 (2.07%) CentOS
6 4 (2.07%) HPUX
6 4 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.55%) Debian
7 3 (1.55%) Fedora
7 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.04%) Android
8 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.02%) E-Commerce
3 36 (18.65%) DevOps
4 29 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (11.92%) Microservices
7 20 (10.36%) Open Source
8 18 (9.33%) Project Management
8 18 (9.33%) TDD
9 17 (8.81%) Configuration Management
10 16 (8.29%) Time Management
11 13 (6.74%) Front End Development
12 12 (6.22%) Release Management
12 12 (6.22%) Waterfall
12 12 (6.22%) Wireframes
13 11 (5.70%) BDD
13 11 (5.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 11 (5.70%) SDLC
13 11 (5.70%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 99 (51.30%) Java
2 53 (27.46%) JavaScript
3 33 (17.10%) SQL
4 31 (16.06%) Shell Script
5 24 (12.44%) Python
6 12 (6.22%) C++
6 12 (6.22%) Ruby
7 11 (5.70%) Groovy
7 11 (5.70%) PHP
8 10 (5.18%) C#
9 9 (4.66%) XPath
10 8 (4.15%) Perl
11 6 (3.11%) Go
12 5 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.59%) Java 8
12 5 (2.59%) Jython
13 4 (2.07%) C
13 4 (2.07%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.07%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) CISA
2 3 (1.55%) CISM
2 3 (1.55%) CISSP
2 3 (1.55%) CSSLP
3 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.52%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) SEPA
3 2 (1.04%) TARGET2
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (8.81%) Docker
2 12 (6.22%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.11%) Xen
5 4 (2.07%) NFS
5 4 (2.07%) Samba
6 3 (1.55%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.04%) KVM
8 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (11.40%) Puppet
2 20 (10.36%) Ansible
3 17 (8.81%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.18%) Kubernetes
5 7 (3.63%) Control-M
6 5 (2.59%) Terraform
7 3 (1.55%) Salt
8 2 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.52%) Graylog
9 1 (0.52%) Kibana
9 1 (0.52%) logstash
9 1 (0.52%) Nagios
9 1 (0.52%) Packer
9 1 (0.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 78 (40.41%) IBM
2 37 (19.17%) Oracle
3 19 (9.84%) hybris
4 13 (6.74%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.70%) Adobe
5 11 (5.70%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.70%) TIBCO
6 10 (5.18%) Google
7 9 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (4.66%) Splunk
7 9 (4.66%) VMware
8 7 (3.63%) MuleSoft
9 6 (3.11%) AppDynamics
9 6 (3.11%) SAP
10 4 (2.07%) Altova
11 3 (1.55%) ATG
11 3 (1.55%) ForgeRock
11 3 (1.55%) Mashery
11 3 (1.55%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.55%) webMethods