The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Specialist
Rank 542 526 495
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -31
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 15 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.030% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.032% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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 +5 11 £425 - 1
London -9 1 - - 3
North West - - - -
WebSphere Specialist
UK

WebSphere Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (66.67%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (44.44%) IBM
4 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
6 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 7 (25.93%) Analytics
8 7 (25.93%) Cognos
9 6 (22.22%) ClearCase
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) DB2
9 6 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
9 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
9 6 (22.22%) Workflow
9 6 (22.22%) AIX
9 6 (22.22%) ClearQuest
9 6 (22.22%) Mainframe
9 6 (22.22%) Workflow Management
9 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (7.41%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (7.41%) Banking
11 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (7.41%) SPSS

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (59.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (7.41%) FileNet
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) ClearCase
1 6 (22.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 6 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.93%) Analytics
3 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Workflow
3 6 (22.22%) Workflow Management
4 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) B2B
6 1 (3.70%) B2C
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (7.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) IBM
2 7 (25.93%) Cognos
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) ILOG
4 2 (7.41%) TIBCO