The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Architect
Rank 566 561 515
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -46
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Architect 16 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.023% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.024% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £600 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £600 £413
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47107 45196 41281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.71% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30238 28237 24557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1775 1819 1985
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

WebSphere Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Architect across the England region.

WebSphere Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Architect across the England region.

WebSphere Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 11 £450 -28.00%
West Midlands - 4 - -
WebSphere Architect
UK

WebSphere Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WebSphere Architect in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (72.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 18 (72.00%) DataPower
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle
3 12 (48.00%) AIX
3 12 (48.00%) MQSeries
4 9 (36.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (32.00%) IBM
6 6 (24.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
9 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (8.00%) SOA
9 2 (8.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) Scrum
9 2 (8.00%) Windows
10 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (4.00%) Clustering
10 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
10 1 (4.00%) Workflow
10 1 (4.00%) Finance
10 1 (4.00%) SSL
10 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.00%) Windows XP

WebSphere Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WebSphere Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (48.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 9 (36.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) JSTL
3 1 (4.00%) Dojo
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) JDBC
3 1 (4.00%) JSP
3 1 (4.00%) Servlets
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Struts
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) DataPower
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) AIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Scrum
2 2 (8.00%) SOA
3 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Workflow
3 1 (4.00%) OO
3 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.00%) Web Development
3 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP