Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 421 325 382
Rank change year-on-year -96 +57 -84
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 110 68 220
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.64% 2.86% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 29 113
10th Percentile £452 £373 £413
25th Percentile £488 £413 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £450 £513
Median % change year-on-year +18.89% -12.20% -2.38%
75th Percentile £613 £500 £575
90th Percentile £625 £551 £700
England median daily rate £525 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £67.19 - -
England median hourly rate £67.19 - £17.00

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 4,161 2,380 6,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.74% 15.05% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,911 1,641 4,459
10th Percentile £335 £318 £306
25th Percentile £430 £420 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £515
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91% +3.00%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 45
10th Percentile £16.28 £15.00 £12.84
25th Percentile £21.13 £23.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate £32.00 £34.90 £20.83
Median % change year-on-year -8.30% +67.52% +1.61%
75th Percentile £57.50 £51.75 £34.60
90th Percentile £69.54 £60.00 £49.13
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.65
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.77% -1.74%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -31 5 £525 -19.23% 5
South London +19 1 - - 1
West London -2 1 - -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 77 (70.00%) Java
2 55 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 52 (47.27%) Linux
4 46 (41.82%) Oracle
5 44 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 38 (34.55%) IBM
7 36 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (31.82%) Puppet
9 33 (30.00%) SQL
10 32 (29.09%) Banking
11 31 (28.18%) Finance
11 31 (28.18%) Windows
12 30 (27.27%) DevOps
13 28 (25.45%) Ansible
13 28 (25.45%) WebSphere Application Server
13 28 (25.45%) Maven
14 27 (24.55%) AWS
14 27 (24.55%) Sonatype Nexus
15 26 (23.64%) WebSphere MQ
16 25 (22.73%) WebLogic
16 25 (22.73%) Python
17 24 (21.82%) Spring
17 24 (21.82%) Social Skills
18 23 (20.91%) GitHub
19 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
20 21 (19.09%) Build Automation
20 21 (19.09%) Kubernetes
21 19 (17.27%) VMware
21 19 (17.27%) Software Engineering

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 55 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 28 (25.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 25 (22.73%) WebLogic
4 18 (16.36%) Apache
5 17 (15.45%) Jetty
6 14 (12.73%) IIS
7 10 (9.09%) JBoss
8 8 (7.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (7.27%) nginx
9 7 (6.36%) Confluence
9 7 (6.36%) FileNet
10 6 (5.45%) Mongrel
11 5 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (3.64%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
13 3 (2.73%) CICS
13 3 (2.73%) IBM Domino
14 2 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.82%) Sketch
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Magento
2 2 (1.82%) Shopify
3 1 (0.91%) Maximo
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.55%) AWS
2 23 (20.91%) GitHub
3 17 (15.45%) GCP
4 10 (9.09%) PaaS
5 8 (7.27%) Azure
6 7 (6.36%) IaaS
7 6 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (5.45%) Google App Engine
8 4 (3.64%) Kong
8 4 (3.64%) OpenShift
8 4 (3.64%) SaaS
9 3 (2.73%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.91%) Attraqt
10 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.91%) CloudTest
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.91%) SpeedCurve
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) HTTP
2 15 (13.64%) SSL
3 12 (10.91%) LAN
3 12 (10.91%) WAN
4 11 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (10.00%) FCoE
4 11 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (10.00%) Firewall
4 11 (10.00%) FTP
4 11 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 11 (10.00%) Multicast
4 11 (10.00%) NAS
4 11 (10.00%) SAN
5 10 (9.09%) DHCP
5 10 (9.09%) DNS
5 10 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.45%) IPsec
7 5 (4.55%) SSH
7 5 (4.55%) Telnet
8 4 (3.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) MongoDB
1 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.18%) Hadoop
2 9 (8.18%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.27%) DB2
4 7 (6.36%) MySQL
4 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.45%) HBase
6 5 (4.55%) Apache Ignite
7 3 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.73%) Redis
7 3 (2.73%) Riak
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.91%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.91%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 44 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 28 (25.45%) Maven
3 27 (24.55%) Sonatype Nexus
4 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 16 (14.55%) IBM UrbanCode
6 14 (12.73%) JUnit
7 13 (11.82%) JIRA
8 9 (8.18%) Mockito
9 7 (6.36%) Gradle
10 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.45%) Travis CI
11 4 (3.64%) CircleCI
12 3 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.82%) Grunt
13 2 (1.82%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (1.82%) MSBuild
13 2 (1.82%) Postman
13 2 (1.82%) SonarQube
General
1 32 (29.09%) Banking
2 31 (28.18%) Finance
3 24 (21.82%) Social Skills
4 9 (8.18%) Investment Banking
5 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.55%) Public Sector
7 4 (3.64%) Retail
8 3 (2.73%) Documentation Skills
8 3 (2.73%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.82%) Back Office
9 2 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.91%) Billing
10 1 (0.91%) Law
10 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (29.09%) Developer
2 20 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.73%) Architect
4 12 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.36%) Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.36%) WebSphere Specialist
8 6 (5.45%) Applications Specialist
9 5 (4.55%) Administrator
9 5 (4.55%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.55%) C++ Developer
9 5 (4.55%) C++/Java Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Server Specialist
9 5 (4.55%) WebSphere Server Specialist
10 4 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 24 (21.82%) Spring
3 18 (16.36%) J2EE
4 17 (15.45%) Middleware
5 16 (14.55%) Hibernate
6 14 (12.73%) .NET
7 13 (11.82%) HTML
7 13 (11.82%) RESTful
8 12 (10.91%) SOAP
9 11 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (10.00%) Node.js
9 11 (10.00%) XML
10 10 (9.09%) Kafka
11 9 (8.18%) HTML5
11 9 (8.18%) REST
12 8 (7.27%) Drools
12 8 (7.27%) React
13 7 (6.36%) JSON
13 7 (6.36%) Servlets
14 6 (5.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.36%) DataPower
3 7 (6.36%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (5.45%) User Experience
5 5 (4.55%) Credit Derivative
5 5 (4.55%) Derivative
6 4 (3.64%) Cloud Native
6 4 (3.64%) Wiki
7 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.73%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.73%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.82%) Legacy Applications
8 2 (1.82%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.82%) W3C
9 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (47.27%) Linux
2 31 (28.18%) Windows
3 19 (17.27%) Unix
4 11 (10.00%) Solaris
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.64%) zOS
7 3 (2.73%) MVS
8 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (27.27%) DevOps
3 21 (19.09%) Build Automation
4 19 (17.27%) Microservices
4 19 (17.27%) Software Engineering
5 18 (16.36%) Scrum
5 18 (16.36%) SDLC
6 17 (15.45%) TDD
7 16 (14.55%) Configuration Management
7 16 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (14.55%) Test Automation
8 14 (12.73%) BDD
8 14 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (9.09%) Benchmarking
10 10 (9.09%) Full Stack Development
10 10 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 77 (70.00%) Java
2 33 (30.00%) SQL
3 25 (22.73%) Python
4 17 (15.45%) Shell Script
5 15 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.91%) PowerShell
7 10 (9.09%) Groovy
8 5 (4.55%) C++
9 4 (3.64%) VBScript
10 3 (2.73%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.73%) C#
10 3 (2.73%) Java 8
10 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.73%) REXX
11 1 (0.91%) AWK
11 1 (0.91%) Perl
11 1 (0.91%) PHP
11 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Degree
1 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.91%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) GDPR
2 3 (2.73%) QA
3 2 (1.82%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.91%) SEPA
4 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (15.45%) Docker
2 17 (15.45%) Xen
3 11 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.00%) KVM
3 11 (10.00%) NFS
3 11 (10.00%) SRDF
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
6 4 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.73%) ACF2
7 3 (2.73%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 3 (2.73%) RACF
8 1 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (31.82%) Puppet
2 28 (25.45%) Ansible
3 21 (19.09%) Kubernetes
4 14 (12.73%) Terraform
5 11 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.64%) Nagios
7 3 (2.73%) Salt
8 2 (1.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.91%) Grafana
9 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.91%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (41.82%) Oracle
2 38 (34.55%) IBM
3 19 (17.27%) VMware
4 18 (16.36%) Google
5 15 (13.64%) MuleSoft
6 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
7 11 (10.00%) Cisco
7 11 (10.00%) EMC
7 11 (10.00%) NetApp
8 9 (8.18%) ServiceNow
9 6 (5.45%) AppDynamics
9 6 (5.45%) Sybase
10 4 (3.64%) F5
10 4 (3.64%) hybris
11 3 (2.73%) BMC
11 3 (2.73%) CA
11 3 (2.73%) Dynatrace
11 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.73%) Splunk
11 3 (2.73%) Xerox