The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Engineer
Rank 583 552 550
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -2
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Engineer 5 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.017% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.018% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 14
Average daily rate
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£525 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £294 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £530 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £280 £388
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -27.74%
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
48174 44665 47924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30490 27603 27558
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1960 1930 2386
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

WebSphere Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WebSphere Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

WebSphere Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

WebSphere Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (50.00%) IBM
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (37.50%) Middleware
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) LDAP
7 1 (12.50%) SOA
7 1 (12.50%) FTP
7 1 (12.50%) SLA
7 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 1 (12.50%) CA
7 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (12.50%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (12.50%) Introscope
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (12.50%) Jython
7 1 (12.50%) Tandem
7 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
7 1 (12.50%) J2EE

WebSphere Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Introscope
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Tandem
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) DataPower
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Jython
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (12.50%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle