Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 379 338 327
Rank change year-on-year -41 -11 -49
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 84 91 300
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.44% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.48% 2.91% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 179
10th Percentile £428 £345 £413
25th Percentile £454 £413 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% +4.76%
75th Percentile £591 £588 £650
90th Percentile £619 £623 £665
England median daily rate £525 £517 £500
% change year-on-year +1.50% +3.45% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £67.19 - -
England median hourly rate £67.19 - £33.58

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 3,381 3,130 6,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.16% 15.07% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,423 2,162 4,513
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
25th Percentile £418 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £699 £675
England median daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 35
10th Percentile £17.00 £15.00 £16.60
25th Percentile £21.25 £19.56 £19.38
Median hourly rate £40.25 £26.48 £26.00
Median % change year-on-year +52.00% +1.85% +30.00%
75th Percentile £57.50 £44.69 £38.75
90th Percentile £68.95 £61.20 £53.63
England median hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +23.75% +15.11% -6.08%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +16 8 £600 +4.35% 3
South London +37 1 - -
East London +15 1 £638 +67.76%
West London - 1 - -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 53 (63.10%) Java
2 38 (45.24%) Tomcat
3 33 (39.29%) IBM
4 29 (34.52%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (33.33%) Linux
6 27 (32.14%) Oracle
6 27 (32.14%) Jenkins
7 25 (29.76%) Finance
7 25 (29.76%) Spring
8 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
10 22 (26.19%) Maven
10 22 (26.19%) WebSphere MQ
10 22 (26.19%) WebSphere Application Server
11 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 20 (23.81%) VMware
12 20 (23.81%) J2EE
12 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (23.81%) AWS
13 19 (22.62%) Social Skills
14 18 (21.43%) Microservices
15 17 (20.24%) Puppet
15 17 (20.24%) SQL
15 17 (20.24%) DB2
15 17 (20.24%) Windows
16 16 (19.05%) Jetty
17 15 (17.86%) Scrum
17 15 (17.86%) Middleware
17 15 (17.86%) JUnit
17 15 (17.86%) JBoss

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 (45.24%) Tomcat
2 22 (26.19%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (19.05%) Jetty
4 15 (17.86%) JBoss
5 12 (14.29%) Apache
6 11 (13.10%) WebLogic
7 8 (9.52%) IIS
7 8 (9.52%) nginx
8 6 (7.14%) Mongrel
9 5 (5.95%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (5.95%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (4.76%) GlassFish
10 4 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (3.57%) CICS
11 3 (3.57%) Confluence
11 3 (3.57%) FileNet
12 2 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Fuse
12 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
13 1 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (1.19%) Maximo
2 1 (1.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.81%) AWS
2 12 (14.29%) GCP
3 9 (10.71%) PaaS
4 7 (8.33%) Azure
4 7 (8.33%) IaaS
5 6 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (7.14%) GitHub
5 6 (7.14%) Google App Engine
6 5 (5.95%) SaaS
7 3 (3.57%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.38%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (1.19%) Apigee
9 1 (1.19%) Boomi
9 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.19%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) HTTP
1 14 (16.67%) LAN
1 14 (16.67%) WAN
2 10 (11.90%) Firewall
3 9 (10.71%) VPN
3 9 (10.71%) Wireless
4 7 (8.33%) FTP
4 7 (8.33%) SSL
5 6 (7.14%) DHCP
5 6 (7.14%) DNS
5 6 (7.14%) IPsec
5 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (5.95%) FCoE
6 5 (5.95%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (5.95%) iSCSI
6 5 (5.95%) Multicast
6 5 (5.95%) NAS
6 5 (5.95%) SAN
7 1 (1.19%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) DB2
2 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.14%) MySQL
6 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.76%) HBase
8 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.57%) Redis
8 3 (3.57%) Riak
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (32.14%) Jenkins
2 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
3 22 (26.19%) Maven
4 15 (17.86%) JUnit
5 9 (10.71%) Mockito
5 9 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (9.52%) Gradle
7 7 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 6 (7.14%) IBM UrbanCode
8 6 (7.14%) JIRA
8 6 (7.14%) Travis CI
9 5 (5.95%) Ant
9 5 (5.95%) Subversion
10 4 (4.76%) CircleCI
10 4 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (3.57%) NUnit
12 2 (2.38%) MSBuild
12 2 (2.38%) SonarQube
12 2 (2.38%) Toad
13 1 (1.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 19 (22.62%) Social Skills
3 13 (15.48%) Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Public Sector
5 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.76%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (2.38%) Retail
9 1 (1.19%) Billing
9 1 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (1.19%) Law
9 1 (1.19%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 33 (39.29%) Developer
2 17 (20.24%) Architect
2 17 (20.24%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Citrix Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.95%) VMware Architect
5 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Backend Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Credit Risk Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Credit Risk Java Developer
6 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Web Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.76%) Spring
2 22 (26.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 20 (23.81%) J2EE
4 15 (17.86%) Middleware
5 13 (15.48%) .NET
6 12 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 12 (14.29%) RESTful
7 10 (11.90%) SOAP
8 9 (10.71%) Node.js
8 9 (10.71%) Web Services
8 9 (10.71%) XML
9 8 (9.52%) Java EE
10 7 (8.33%) Apache Camel
10 7 (8.33%) Drools
10 7 (8.33%) REST
10 7 (8.33%) Servlets
11 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 6 (7.14%) JSP
11 6 (7.14%) Spring Boot
12 5 (5.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.76%) Cloud Native
4 4 (4.76%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.57%) DataPower
5 3 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.57%) User Experience
5 3 (3.57%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.38%) NHS
6 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.38%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) EFT
7 1 (1.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.33%) Linux
2 17 (20.24%) Windows
3 14 (16.67%) Unix
4 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.95%) Solaris
6 4 (4.76%) zOS
7 3 (3.57%) MVS
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.43%) Microservices
4 15 (17.86%) Scrum
5 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 14 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 13 (15.48%) DevOps
7 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 12 (14.29%) TDD
8 11 (13.10%) SDLC
9 10 (11.90%) BDD
9 10 (11.90%) Build Automation
9 10 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (10.71%) Change Control
10 9 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (10.71%) Load Balancing
11 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (8.33%) Open Source
12 7 (8.33%) Pair Programming
12 7 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 53 (63.10%) Java
2 17 (20.24%) SQL
3 8 (9.52%) Python
3 8 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.14%) Java 8
4 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.76%) XPath
7 3 (3.57%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.57%) C#
7 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.57%) REXX
8 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) Jython
8 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) RHCA
2 7 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (2.38%) Degree
3 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) GDPR
2 3 (3.57%) QA
3 2 (2.38%) SEPA
System Software
1 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.10%) Xen
3 9 (10.71%) Docker
3 9 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (10.71%) vSphere
4 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.95%) KVM
4 5 (5.95%) NFS
4 5 (5.95%) SRDF
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.57%) ACF2
6 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 3 (3.57%) RACF
7 1 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (20.24%) Puppet
2 12 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 11 (13.10%) Ansible
4 7 (8.33%) Terraform
5 6 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (39.29%) IBM
2 27 (32.14%) Oracle
3 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (23.81%) VMware
5 12 (14.29%) Cisco
5 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 11 (13.10%) Google
7 9 (10.71%) Citrix
8 8 (9.52%) MuleSoft
9 7 (8.33%) Juniper
10 5 (5.95%) EMC
10 5 (5.95%) NetApp
11 4 (4.76%) Sybase
12 3 (3.57%) BMC
12 3 (3.57%) CA
12 3 (3.57%) Compuware
12 3 (3.57%) hybris
12 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (2.38%) Pega
14 1 (1.19%) Atlassian