The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had WebSphere Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Specialist
UK / England
Rank 540 585 576
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -9
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 25 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.022% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.023% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 12
Median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £404 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £460 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

WebSphere Specialist Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 11 £435 -
London +16 6 £550 +10.00%
North West +25 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire +7 1 £490 +8.88%
WebSphere Specialist
UK

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, WebSphere Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 34 (69.39%) IBM
3 32 (65.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 29 (59.18%) Linux
5 26 (53.06%) WebSphere MQ
6 25 (51.02%) IBM Integration Bus
7 15 (30.61%) JBoss
8 14 (28.57%) Tomcat
8 14 (28.57%) Unix
8 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
8 14 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
10 12 (24.49%) Middleware
11 11 (22.45%) AIX
12 10 (20.41%) Apache Geronimo
12 10 (20.41%) Apache TomEE
12 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
12 10 (20.41%) Open Source
12 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
13 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
13 9 (18.37%) Finance
13 9 (18.37%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (16.33%) Jython
14 8 (16.33%) Windows
14 8 (16.33%) Java
14 8 (16.33%) J2EE
14 8 (16.33%) Analytics
14 8 (16.33%) Banking
15 7 (14.29%) High Availability
15 7 (14.29%) Perl

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (65.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (30.61%) JBoss
4 14 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 10 (20.41%) Apache Geronimo
5 10 (20.41%) Apache TomEE
6 9 (18.37%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (12.24%) Apache
8 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
9 4 (8.16%) FileNet
9 4 (8.16%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (6.12%) Commerce Server
11 1 (2.04%) CMS
11 1 (2.04%) IIS
11 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (6.12%) Fredhopper
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.04%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) SSL
1 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) LDAP
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) DMZ
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) SMTP
4 1 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) WebSphere MQ
2 25 (51.02%) IBM Integration Bus
3 12 (24.49%) Middleware
4 8 (16.33%) J2EE
5 4 (8.16%) XML
6 3 (6.12%) Ajax
6 3 (6.12%) CSS
6 3 (6.12%) HTML
6 3 (6.12%) JMS
6 3 (6.12%) JSON
6 3 (6.12%) Worklight
7 2 (4.08%) JDBC
7 2 (4.08%) Web Services
8 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) iSeries
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Linux
2 14 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (28.57%) Unix
3 11 (22.45%) AIX
4 8 (16.33%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Open Source
2 8 (16.33%) Analytics
3 7 (14.29%) High Availability
4 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.12%) DevOps
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) Mobile First
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) SOA
7 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.04%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.04%) People Management
7 1 (2.04%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (2.04%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
3 8 (16.33%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) Jython
4 7 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) IBM
2 13 (26.53%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.12%) AppDynamics
5 3 (6.12%) Splunk
6 1 (2.04%) Chordiant
6 1 (2.04%) NetCracker