Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 458 312 441
Rank change year-on-year -146 +129 -153
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 121 74 108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.43% 3.19% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 27 54
10th Percentile £480 £375 £400
25th Percentile £513 £425 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £473 £506
Median % change year-on-year +21.69% -6.67% -3.57%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £613
90th Percentile £651 £660 £725
England median daily rate £550 £454 £488
% change year-on-year +21.23% -6.94% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
England median hourly rate - £55.63 -

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 4,973 2,321 5,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.24% 14.79% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,550 1,656 3,784
10th Percentile £356 £306 £275
25th Percentile £452 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £656 £600 £588
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
England median daily rate £515 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +8.99% +5.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 56
10th Percentile £17.55 £20.60 £15.00
25th Percentile £22.38 £23.50 £15.57
Median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.29% +66.67% +3.70%
75th Percentile £53.06 £45.88 £36.70
90th Percentile £72.22 £58.85 £49.31
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +29.73% -7.50%

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 29 November 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
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 29 November 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 -61 5 £481 -12.50% 5
West London -25 2 £675 +50.00%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 71 (58.68%) Java
2 70 (57.85%) Linux
3 49 (40.50%) SQL
4 48 (39.67%) IBM
5 46 (38.02%) WebSphere MQ
6 44 (36.36%) Banking
7 43 (35.54%) Finance
7 43 (35.54%) Python
8 41 (33.88%) Oracle
9 38 (31.40%) Tomcat
9 38 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (23.14%) Apache
11 27 (22.31%) DevOps
12 26 (21.49%) Jenkins
13 25 (20.66%) Windows
14 24 (19.83%) Multithreading
15 23 (19.01%) WebLogic
15 23 (19.01%) Puppet
15 23 (19.01%) Ansible
16 22 (18.18%) Microservices
16 22 (18.18%) OO
17 21 (17.36%) C++
18 20 (16.53%) STL
18 20 (16.53%) OOD
18 20 (16.53%) Django
18 20 (16.53%) Scrum
18 20 (16.53%) Multithreaded Programming
18 20 (16.53%) Apache Ignite
18 20 (16.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 20 (16.53%) GitHub

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 38 (31.40%) Tomcat
2 28 (23.14%) Apache
3 23 (19.01%) WebLogic
4 13 (10.74%) IIS
4 13 (10.74%) JBoss
5 12 (9.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (6.61%) Confluence
7 7 (5.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (4.96%) FileNet
8 6 (4.96%) Jetty
9 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.65%) IBM Domino
10 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.83%) CICS
11 1 (0.83%) CMS
11 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.83%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.83%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.53%) GitHub
2 19 (15.70%) AWS
3 11 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (8.26%) PaaS
5 8 (6.61%) IaaS
6 7 (5.79%) Akamai
6 7 (5.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (5.79%) Amazon ECS
6 7 (5.79%) Amazon EKS
6 7 (5.79%) Amazon S3
6 7 (5.79%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (5.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (5.79%) AWS Fargate
6 7 (5.79%) CloudFront
6 7 (5.79%) OpenShift
7 6 (4.96%) Azure
7 6 (4.96%) GCP
8 5 (4.13%) AWS Direct Connect
9 4 (3.31%) Kong
10 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.88%) Firewall
2 14 (11.57%) LAN
2 14 (11.57%) WAN
3 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.44%) DNS
4 9 (7.44%) HTTP
4 9 (7.44%) iSCSI
5 8 (6.61%) FTP
6 7 (5.79%) Telnet
7 6 (4.96%) OpenLDAP
7 6 (4.96%) SSL
8 5 (4.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.13%) FCoE
8 5 (4.13%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (4.13%) Multicast
8 5 (4.13%) NAS
8 5 (4.13%) SAN
9 4 (3.31%) PuTTY
9 4 (3.31%) WinSCP
9 4 (3.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) Apache Ignite
2 13 (10.74%) DB2
3 10 (8.26%) MySQL
4 8 (6.61%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.79%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (5.79%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.13%) Redshift Spectrum
7 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.83%) DataStage
8 1 (0.83%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.83%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.83%) HBase
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
8 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Jenkins
2 19 (15.70%) Maven
3 18 (14.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (12.40%) Git (software)
5 11 (9.09%) JIRA
5 11 (9.09%) JUnit
6 10 (8.26%) IBM UrbanCode
7 6 (4.96%) Mockito
8 5 (4.13%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.13%) Selenium
9 4 (3.31%) Bitbucket Server
9 4 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (3.31%) SonarQube
9 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.48%) Postman
11 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.65%) Introscope
11 2 (1.65%) JMeter
11 2 (1.65%) Rational Application Developer
11 2 (1.65%) Subversion
General
1 44 (36.36%) Banking
2 43 (35.54%) Finance
3 16 (13.22%) Social Skills
4 12 (9.92%) Investment Banking
5 11 (9.09%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.96%) Back Office
7 5 (4.13%) Retail
8 4 (3.31%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.65%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.83%) Marketing
11 1 (0.83%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 33 (27.27%) Developer
2 25 (20.66%) Java Developer
3 20 (16.53%) Architect
3 20 (16.53%) C++ Developer
3 20 (16.53%) Python Developer
4 17 (14.05%) C++/Java Developer
5 13 (10.74%) Analyst
6 11 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (9.09%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 8 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.79%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Administrator
9 6 (4.96%) Technical Leader
10 5 (4.13%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.31%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (38.02%) WebSphere MQ
2 20 (16.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 20 (16.53%) Django
2 20 (16.53%) STL
2 20 (16.53%) Twisted
2 20 (16.53%) ZeroMQ
3 18 (14.88%) Spring
4 15 (12.40%) Middleware
4 15 (12.40%) XML
5 14 (11.57%) HTML
6 13 (10.74%) REST
7 11 (9.09%) JSON
7 11 (9.09%) SOAP
8 9 (7.44%) Hibernate
8 9 (7.44%) LAMP
9 8 (6.61%) .NET
9 8 (6.61%) HTML5
9 8 (6.61%) J2EE
9 8 (6.61%) React
9 8 (6.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
2 11 (9.09%) Derivative
3 8 (6.61%) DataPower
3 8 (6.61%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.79%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.79%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.96%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.96%) User Experience
6 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.13%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.31%) Video on Demand
7 4 (3.31%) Wiki
8 3 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.48%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.65%) Blog
9 2 (1.65%) Legacy Applications
9 2 (1.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (57.85%) Linux
2 25 (20.66%) Windows
3 18 (14.88%) Unix
4 16 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.79%) Amazon Linux
5 7 (5.79%) CentOS
5 7 (5.79%) Debian
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (5.79%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.96%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.31%) DevOps
3 24 (19.83%) Multithreading
4 22 (18.18%) Microservices
4 22 (18.18%) OO
5 20 (16.53%) Multithreaded Programming
5 20 (16.53%) OOD
5 20 (16.53%) Scrum
6 18 (14.88%) Software Engineering
7 16 (13.22%) Build Automation
8 15 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (12.40%) SDLC
9 14 (11.57%) Full Stack Development
9 14 (11.57%) Test Automation
10 11 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 11 (9.09%) TDD
11 10 (8.26%) BDD
11 10 (8.26%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (8.26%) ITIL
11 10 (8.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 71 (58.68%) Java
2 49 (40.50%) SQL
3 43 (35.54%) Python
4 21 (17.36%) C++
5 19 (15.70%) Shell Script
6 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 10 (8.26%) Groovy
9 8 (6.61%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.31%) VBScript
11 2 (1.65%) Perl
12 1 (0.83%) AWK
12 1 (0.83%) C#
12 1 (0.83%) Java 8
12 1 (0.83%) PHP
12 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.48%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.48%) RHCA
3 3 (2.48%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.83%) CISSP
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) Accessibility
1 1 (0.83%) COBIT
1 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (0.83%) NIST
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.22%) Docker
2 13 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.79%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (5.79%) vSphere
4 6 (4.96%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.96%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.13%) KVM
5 5 (4.13%) NFS
5 5 (4.13%) SRDF
5 5 (4.13%) Xen
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (19.01%) Ansible
1 23 (19.01%) Puppet
2 18 (14.88%) Terraform
3 15 (12.40%) Kubernetes
4 7 (5.79%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.13%) HAProxy
5 5 (4.13%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.31%) Nagios
6 4 (3.31%) Salt
7 3 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.83%) Grafana
8 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 48 (39.67%) IBM
2 41 (33.88%) Oracle
3 16 (13.22%) Red Hat
4 13 (10.74%) VMware
5 10 (8.26%) Cisco
5 10 (8.26%) MuleSoft
5 10 (8.26%) ServiceNow
6 9 (7.44%) NetApp
7 8 (6.61%) Citrix
7 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
8 7 (5.79%) AppDynamics
9 6 (4.96%) Google
9 6 (4.96%) Splunk
10 5 (4.13%) EMC
10 5 (4.13%) Veritas
11 4 (3.31%) F5
11 4 (3.31%) hybris
12 3 (2.48%) Actifio
12 3 (2.48%) Dynatrace
12 3 (2.48%) Juniper