Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 302 377 298
Rank change year-on-year +75 -79 -34
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 69 217 393
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.54% 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.05% 3.40% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 113 292
Median daily rate £450 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £343 £413 £425
90th Percentile £575 £700 £636
England median daily rate £473 £494 £500
% change year-on-year -4.30% -1.25% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £39.38
England median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +105.88% -47.69% -7.14%

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 2,264 6,377 8,023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.88% 15.84% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 4,389 5,671
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% +5.81% +13.16%
10th Percentile £21.50 £15.42 £14.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.13 £57.50
Median hourly rate £26.13 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +27.46% - +2.50%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +108 6 £550 +15.79% 1
West London +57 4 £450 -21.74% 1
South London - 4 £450 -
North London +15 2 - -
East London +42 1 £380 -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 40 (57.97%) Java
2 38 (55.07%) IBM
3 25 (36.23%) Middleware
4 23 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (27.54%) J2EE
6 18 (26.09%) SQL
7 17 (24.64%) Oracle
7 17 (24.64%) Web Services
7 17 (24.64%) Finance
7 17 (24.64%) Spring
8 15 (21.74%) Banking
8 15 (21.74%) Shell Script
8 15 (21.74%) XML
8 15 (21.74%) Linux
8 15 (21.74%) Apache
8 15 (21.74%) Tomcat
9 14 (20.29%) WebSphere MQ
9 14 (20.29%) IBM Integration Bus
10 13 (18.84%) JBoss
11 12 (17.39%) HTTP
11 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
11 12 (17.39%) DevOps
12 11 (15.94%) Windows
13 10 (14.49%) SOAP
13 10 (14.49%) FTP
13 10 (14.49%) QA
13 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (14.49%) DataPower
13 10 (14.49%) REST

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 23 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (21.74%) Apache
2 15 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 13 (18.84%) JBoss
4 9 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (13.04%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (8.70%) Apache ServiceMix
5 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Fuse
5 6 (8.70%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.80%) GlassFish
7 3 (4.35%) IIS
7 3 (4.35%) JCAPS
8 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.45%) Appian
9 1 (1.45%) Confluence
9 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.90%) Maximo
2 2 (2.90%) SunGard Martini
3 1 (1.45%) Magento
3 1 (1.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Apigee
1 6 (8.70%) Boomi
2 5 (7.25%) AWS
3 4 (5.80%) GitHub
4 2 (2.90%) Azure
4 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.90%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.90%) Office 365
4 2 (2.90%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) HTTP
2 10 (14.49%) FTP
3 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.25%) DNS
4 5 (7.25%) Firewall
5 4 (5.80%) SSL
6 3 (4.35%) DHCP
6 3 (4.35%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.35%) VLAN
6 3 (4.35%) VPN
7 2 (2.90%) PuTTY
7 2 (2.90%) WinSCP
8 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.80%) Adabas
3 4 (5.80%) DB2
4 3 (4.35%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) Endeca
5 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.90%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.04%) Maven
2 9 (13.04%) Subversion
3 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.59%) JUnit
4 6 (8.70%) SoapUI
5 5 (7.25%) Ant
6 4 (5.80%) ClearQuest
7 3 (4.35%) Bitbucket
7 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.35%) Mockito
8 1 (1.45%) Bower
8 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.45%) git-flow
8 1 (1.45%) GitLab
8 1 (1.45%) Gradle
8 1 (1.45%) Grunt
8 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Games
4 6 (8.70%) Back Office
5 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.80%) Law
5 4 (5.80%) Police
6 3 (4.35%) Marketing
7 2 (2.90%) Front Office
7 2 (2.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.25%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Middleware Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (5.80%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Build Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Development Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) Middleware
2 19 (27.54%) J2EE
3 17 (24.64%) Spring
3 17 (24.64%) Web Services
4 15 (21.74%) XML
5 14 (20.29%) IBM Integration Bus
5 14 (20.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (14.49%) REST
6 10 (14.49%) SOAP
7 9 (13.04%) JSON
8 8 (11.59%) Apache Camel
9 7 (10.14%) HTML
9 7 (10.14%) JMS
10 6 (8.70%) CSS
10 6 (8.70%) JDBC
10 6 (8.70%) jQuery
10 6 (8.70%) JSP
10 6 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (7.25%) JPA
11 5 (7.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) DataPower
2 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.80%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.90%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Linux
2 11 (15.94%) Windows
3 7 (10.14%) Unix
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.45%) SUSE
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) DevOps
2 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (13.04%) MVC
4 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
4 8 (11.59%) High Availability
5 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.14%) Scrum
6 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
6 6 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.70%) SDLC
6 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.25%) Migration
7 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.80%) Defect Management
8 4 (5.80%) Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) Java
2 18 (26.09%) SQL
3 15 (21.74%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.14%) C++
5 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.80%) JCL
6 4 (5.80%) Natural
6 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.35%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.90%) Java 8
8 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.45%) C#
9 1 (1.45%) Go
9 1 (1.45%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.45%) VBA
9 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.45%) CISSP
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.45%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) COBIT
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.45%) NIST
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Docker
2 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.90%) XenApp
5 1 (1.45%) NFS
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Ansible
1 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.35%) vMotion
2 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.90%) Rancher
3 1 (1.45%) Control-M
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (55.07%) IBM
2 17 (24.64%) Oracle
3 8 (11.59%) MuleSoft
4 6 (8.70%) Axway
4 6 (8.70%) Dell
4 6 (8.70%) Fiorano
4 6 (8.70%) Jitterbit
4 6 (8.70%) Talend
4 6 (8.70%) TIBCO
4 6 (8.70%) webMethods
5 5 (7.25%) VMware
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.80%) Remedy
6 4 (5.80%) Software AG
7 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.35%) Sybase
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix
8 2 (2.90%) NetApp
8 2 (2.90%) SunGard
8 2 (2.90%) Symantec