The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had WebSphere Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £513 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +70.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
736 756 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.16% 94.03% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 519 358
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 28
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.95 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%