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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Architect
Rank 566 526 556
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +30
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Architect 9 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.070% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.075% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 21
Average daily rate
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£600 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £313 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £525 £440
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +19.31%
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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

WebSphere Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) DataPower
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (14.29%) UNIX
7 2 (14.29%) AIX
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 1 (7.14%) Network Design
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) QA
8 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (7.14%) NAS
8 1 (7.14%) OO
8 1 (7.14%) OOD
8 1 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (7.14%) J2EE
8 1 (7.14%) B2B
8 1 (7.14%) B2C
8 1 (7.14%) Middleware
8 1 (7.14%) Sun
8 1 (7.14%) HP
8 1 (7.14%) EMC

WebSphere Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) B2B
3 1 (7.14%) B2C
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp