The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Consultant
Rank 579 555 537
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -18
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 16 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.030% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.033% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 13
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£463 £483 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £366 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £585 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £445
% change year-on-year
- -10.11%
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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

WebSphere Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WebSphere Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Consultant
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 Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +3 12 £463 -11.90%
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
South East -14 1 - -
North West -26 1 - -
WebSphere Consultant
UK

WebSphere Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 44 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 26 (59.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 24 (54.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 22 (50.00%) DataPower
5 18 (40.91%) AIX
6 17 (38.64%) IBM
7 16 (36.36%) Oracle
8 11 (25.00%) UNIX
9 9 (20.45%) MQSeries
10 8 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (11.36%) Finance
12 4 (9.09%) Java
12 4 (9.09%) Linux
12 4 (9.09%) Middleware
13 3 (6.82%) DevOps
13 3 (6.82%) SSL
13 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
13 3 (6.82%) Windows
13 3 (6.82%) PKI
13 3 (6.82%) Banking
13 3 (6.82%) Clustering
14 2 (4.55%) Jython
14 2 (4.55%) Validation
14 2 (4.55%) XML Messaging
14 2 (4.55%) SSH
14 2 (4.55%) JNDI
14 2 (4.55%) Maven
14 2 (4.55%) Korn
14 2 (4.55%) JIRA
14 2 (4.55%) CA Wily

WebSphere Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.45%) MQSeries
3 8 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SSL
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) SSH
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) DB2
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Introscope
1 2 (4.55%) Maven
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 24 (54.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (9.09%) Middleware
4 2 (4.55%) XML Messaging
4 2 (4.55%) JNDI
4 2 (4.55%) J2EE
4 2 (4.55%) JDBC
4 2 (4.55%) SOAP
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) DataPower
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) AIX
2 11 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (9.09%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows
5 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.82%) DevOps
2 2 (4.55%) High Availability
2 2 (4.55%) Validation
2 2 (4.55%) Garbage Collection
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL
3 1 (2.27%) Scrum
3 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.55%) Jython
3 2 (4.55%) Korn
3 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) C
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) IBM
2 16 (36.36%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) MKS