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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Engineer
Rank 569 568 566
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Engineer 12 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.037% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.039% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
Average daily rate £475 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Engineer
UK

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
43990 43968 42850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.47% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28696 27774 25794
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1544 1773 1919
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +6 6 £450 +19.20% 1
London -2 5 £500 -
Yorkshire -11 1 £475 -5.00%
WebSphere Engineer
UK

WebSphere Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (70.00%) IBM
3 13 (65.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (60.00%) Linux
5 11 (55.00%) AIX
6 10 (50.00%) Java
7 9 (45.00%) Unix
7 9 (45.00%) Middleware
8 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
8 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (35.00%) CentOS
9 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Process Server
10 6 (30.00%) Windows
10 6 (30.00%) Solaris
10 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
11 5 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
11 5 (25.00%) Perl
12 4 (20.00%) J2EE
12 4 (20.00%) Change Management
12 4 (20.00%) Finance
13 3 (15.00%) SSL
13 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
13 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
13 3 (15.00%) Oracle
13 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
13 3 (15.00%) C
13 3 (15.00%) C++
13 3 (15.00%) Microsoft

WebSphere Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (65.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (10.00%) AquaLogic
5 2 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (10.00%) Tuxedo
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (5.00%) FileNet
6 1 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) AMQP
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Middleware
2 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) XSD
5 2 (10.00%) XSLT
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (5.00%) FpML
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
6 1 (5.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) DataPower
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Biometrics
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) HACMP
2 1 (5.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) AIX
3 9 (45.00%) Unix
4 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (35.00%) CentOS
6 6 (30.00%) Solaris
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 2 (10.00%) OS/390
8 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) QMS
3 2 (10.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (5.00%) Case Management
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.00%) Records Management
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) Jython
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (5.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Axway
4 2 (10.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.00%) VMware