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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
England / London
Rank 209 226 173
Rank change year-on-year +17 -53  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 209 223 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.07% 1.01% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.63% 5.97% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 123 151
Median daily rate £490 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £342 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.28%  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3715 3733 3703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.08% 16.93% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2568 2444
Median daily rate £470 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 92
Median hourly rate £22.34 £24.00 £20.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.93% +15.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £11.50 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.75 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing WebSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in London

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 29 £550 +25.71% 9
Canary Wharf -3 4 £573 -16.42%
Uxbridge - 4 £513 -
Bromley +14 3 £500 -
Wimbledon - 2 £550 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 254 (61.06%) Java
2 210 (50.48%) IBM
3 168 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (39.90%) Oracle
5 148 (35.58%) Linux
6 134 (32.21%) SQL
7 133 (31.97%) Finance
8 119 (28.61%) Banking
9 118 (28.37%) XML
10 114 (27.40%) Web Services
11 104 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
12 103 (24.76%) Unix
13 100 (24.04%) Spring
14 92 (22.12%) Middleware
15 91 (21.88%) SOAP
16 90 (21.63%) J2EE
17 88 (21.15%) Tomcat
18 81 (19.47%) E-Commerce
19 78 (18.75%) JavaScript
20 72 (17.31%) Windows
20 72 (17.31%) IBM Integration Bus
20 72 (17.31%) Git (software)
21 66 (15.87%) Apache
21 66 (15.87%) DevOps
22 65 (15.63%) TDD
23 63 (15.14%) Retail
24 62 (14.90%) REST
25 59 (14.18%) SQL Server
25 59 (14.18%) WebLogic
26 58 (13.94%) Jenkins

WebSphere
Top Related 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 88 (21.15%) Tomcat
2 66 (15.87%) Apache
3 59 (14.18%) WebLogic
4 50 (12.02%) IIS
4 50 (12.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 43 (10.34%) JBoss
6 31 (7.45%) Confluence
7 19 (4.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (3.61%) CMS
8 15 (3.61%) MQSeries
9 14 (3.37%) Mule
10 13 (3.13%) GlassFish
10 13 (3.13%) Jetty
11 12 (2.88%) DataSynapse
12 11 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (2.64%) Commerce Server
12 11 (2.64%) OpenStack
13 9 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (2.16%) Oracle Coherence
13 9 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.20%) MS Office
3 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.40%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.20%) Magento
3 4 (0.96%) Fredhopper
3 4 (0.96%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.96%) Maximo
3 4 (0.96%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.72%) Exstream
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (0.72%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.24%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.64%) PaaS
5 8 (1.92%) IBM Cloud
6 7 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.68%) Bluemix
6 7 (1.68%) GitHub
7 6 (1.44%) IaaS
8 5 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.96%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.48%) Akamai
10 2 (0.48%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.48%) Force.com
11 1 (0.24%) Route 53
11 1 (0.24%) SaaS
11 1 (0.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.62%) HTTP
2 32 (7.69%) SSL
3 28 (6.73%) DNS
4 23 (5.53%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.61%) FTP
6 13 (3.13%) Firewall
6 13 (3.13%) NAS
6 13 (3.13%) WAN
7 12 (2.88%) HTTPS
7 12 (2.88%) LAN
7 12 (2.88%) Multicast
8 11 (2.64%) Internet
9 9 (2.16%) FCoE
9 9 (2.16%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (2.16%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.16%) SAN
10 6 (1.44%) LDAP
11 5 (1.20%) AMQP
11 5 (1.20%) DHCP
11 5 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.86%) MySQL
3 39 (9.38%) DB2
3 39 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 29 (6.97%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.57%) MongoDB
6 16 (3.85%) Big Data
6 16 (3.85%) Hadoop
6 16 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.64%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.40%) HBase
9 7 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.44%) DbVisualizer
11 5 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.20%) Endeca
12 4 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.96%) DataStage
12 4 (0.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 72 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 58 (13.94%) Jenkins
3 57 (13.70%) JIRA
4 39 (9.38%) Maven
5 34 (8.17%) JUnit
6 26 (6.25%) Ant
7 24 (5.77%) Mockito
8 20 (4.81%) Eclipse
9 17 (4.09%) Subversion
10 16 (3.85%) TeamCity
11 14 (3.37%) Selenium
12 12 (2.88%) Bitbucket
13 11 (2.64%) Spock
13 11 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (2.64%) Visual Studio
14 10 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
16 8 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
16 8 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (1.92%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 133 (31.97%) Finance
2 119 (28.61%) Banking
3 63 (15.14%) Retail
4 12 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.64%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.16%) Front Office
8 7 (1.68%) Back Office
8 7 (1.68%) International Banking
9 6 (1.44%) Games
10 5 (1.20%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.72%) Billing
12 3 (0.72%) Law
13 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 2 (0.48%) Marketing
13 2 (0.48%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.48%) Publishing
14 1 (0.24%) German Language
14 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (34.62%) Developer
2 71 (17.07%) Architect
2 71 (17.07%) Java Developer
3 38 (9.13%) Analyst
4 36 (8.65%) WebSphere Developer
5 28 (6.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (5.29%) Senior Developer
8 20 (4.81%) Consultant
9 19 (4.57%) Hybris Developer
10 18 (4.33%) Integration Architect
11 14 (3.37%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.13%) Applications Support
12 13 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
12 13 (3.13%) Senior WebSphere Developer
12 13 (3.13%) Technical Architect
13 12 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (2.64%) WebSphere Architect
14 11 (2.64%) WebSphere Engineer
15 10 (2.40%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (28.37%) XML
2 114 (27.40%) Web Services
3 104 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 100 (24.04%) Spring
5 92 (22.12%) Middleware
6 91 (21.88%) SOAP
7 90 (21.63%) J2EE
8 72 (17.31%) IBM Integration Bus
9 62 (14.90%) REST
10 56 (13.46%) HTML
11 47 (11.30%) JMS
11 47 (11.30%) XSLT
12 46 (11.06%) JSP
13 44 (10.58%) .NET
14 42 (10.10%) JSON
14 42 (10.10%) RESTful
15 38 (9.13%) Hibernate
16 37 (8.89%) CSS
17 32 (7.69%) Servlets
18 31 (7.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.01%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.53%) DataPower
4 17 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.61%) SWIFT
6 10 (2.40%) User Experience
7 9 (2.16%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.92%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.44%) Clustering
10 6 (1.44%) Derivative
10 6 (1.44%) iPad
11 5 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.96%) Equities
12 4 (0.96%) Grid Computing
12 4 (0.96%) Replication
12 4 (0.96%) Robotics
13 3 (0.72%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 148 (35.58%) Linux
2 103 (24.76%) Unix
3 72 (17.31%) Windows
4 34 (8.17%) Solaris
5 23 (5.53%) AIX
5 23 (5.53%) Windows Server
6 20 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.64%) HPUX
8 10 (2.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 9 (2.16%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.20%) CentOS
12 5 (1.20%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.96%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.96%) SUSE
14 3 (0.72%) Android
14 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (19.47%) E-Commerce
3 66 (15.87%) DevOps
4 65 (15.63%) TDD
5 57 (13.70%) Scrum
6 50 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (9.38%) OO
8 35 (8.41%) MVC
9 34 (8.17%) Open Source
10 33 (7.93%) Configuration Management
10 33 (7.93%) Mentoring
11 31 (7.45%) Waterfall
12 30 (7.21%) SOA
13 28 (6.73%) UML
14 25 (6.01%) Change Management
14 25 (6.01%) ITIL
14 25 (6.01%) SDLC
15 24 (5.77%) Software Engineering
16 23 (5.53%) High Availability
16 23 (5.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 254 (61.06%) Java
2 134 (32.21%) SQL
3 78 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 41 (9.86%) Perl
5 38 (9.13%) Shell Script
6 33 (7.93%) Python
7 30 (7.21%) PowerShell
8 20 (4.81%) C++
9 19 (4.57%) Bash Shell
9 19 (4.57%) PL/SQL
10 18 (4.33%) C
11 15 (3.61%) Korn
11 15 (3.61%) XPath
12 14 (3.37%) C#
12 14 (3.37%) Ruby
13 10 (2.40%) VB
14 7 (1.68%) Jython
15 6 (1.44%) Scala
16 5 (1.20%) Groovy
17 4 (0.96%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 27 (6.49%) Degree
2 12 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.20%) IBM Certification
5 4 (0.96%) CISSP
6 3 (0.72%) CISA
6 3 (0.72%) CISM
6 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.72%) PMP
7 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.33%) SEPA
2 13 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.92%) MiFID
4 7 (1.68%) QA
5 5 (1.20%) SLA
6 3 (0.72%) FedRAMP
6 3 (0.72%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.48%) FATCA
8 1 (0.24%) COBIT
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.24%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.24%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.24%) TARGET2
System Software
1 29 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.53%) Docker
3 12 (2.88%) Xen
4 10 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (2.16%) NFS
5 9 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (2.16%) SRDF
5 9 (2.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 8 (1.92%) Active Directory
6 8 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.92%) KVM
7 4 (0.96%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.96%) vSphere
8 3 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.48%) HDFS
10 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.24%) XenApp
10 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (9.62%) Ansible
2 39 (9.38%) Puppet
3 25 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.13%) Tivoli
5 11 (2.64%) Salt
6 7 (1.68%) Control-M
6 7 (1.68%) Terraform
7 6 (1.44%) Nagios
8 5 (1.20%) Consul
8 5 (1.20%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.96%) Kibana
9 4 (0.96%) logstash
9 4 (0.96%) Pingdom
10 3 (0.72%) Mesos
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.72%) PowerBroker
10 3 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.24%) rkt
Vendors
1 210 (50.48%) IBM
2 166 (39.90%) Oracle
3 40 (9.62%) Microsoft
4 35 (8.41%) VMware
5 33 (7.93%) hybris
6 26 (6.25%) ATG
7 22 (5.29%) TIBCO
8 20 (4.81%) Red Hat
9 16 (3.85%) Atlassian
10 15 (3.61%) MuleSoft
10 15 (3.61%) Sybase
11 14 (3.37%) Splunk
12 13 (3.13%) Adobe
13 10 (2.40%) Informatica
13 10 (2.40%) Solace
14 9 (2.16%) AppDynamics
14 9 (2.16%) Cisco
14 9 (2.16%) EMC
14 9 (2.16%) Intel
14 9 (2.16%) NetApp
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £593 to £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 8 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £625 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago