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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Specialist
Rank 612 620 596
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 21 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.035% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.036% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 11
Median daily rate £413 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Specialist
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
47525 49547 47656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31298 32087 29344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1474 1872 1909
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.06 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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
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 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -18 10 £420 +1.81%
Yorkshire - 5 - -
South East +15 3 £330 -
North West - 3 £413 -
WebSphere Specialist
UK

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 28 (63.64%) IBM Integration Bus
3 26 (59.09%) IBM
4 21 (47.73%) Java
5 15 (34.09%) Finance
6 14 (31.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (27.27%) DataPower
7 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (27.27%) Middleware
8 11 (25.00%) DB2
9 10 (22.73%) Unix
9 10 (22.73%) webMethods
9 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (22.73%) Intel
9 10 (22.73%) Apigee
10 9 (20.45%) WebLogic
10 9 (20.45%) Perl
10 9 (20.45%) J2EE
11 8 (18.18%) Oracle
11 8 (18.18%) XML
11 8 (18.18%) Jython
12 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (15.91%) SSL
12 7 (15.91%) Apache
12 7 (15.91%) SQL
13 6 (13.64%) LDAP
13 6 (13.64%) Web Services
13 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
13 6 (13.64%) WebLogic Portal

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 44 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (20.45%) WebLogic
4 7 (15.91%) Apache
5 6 (13.64%) FileNet
5 6 (13.64%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (13.64%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (6.82%) JBoss
7 2 (4.55%) Commerce Server
7 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (2.27%) CMS
8 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SSL
2 6 (13.64%) LDAP
3 3 (6.82%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) FTP
4 1 (2.27%) SMTP
4 1 (2.27%) SNMP
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) Ant
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Publishing
3 5 (11.36%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) IBM Integration Bus
2 14 (31.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (27.27%) Middleware
4 9 (20.45%) J2EE
5 8 (18.18%) XML
6 6 (13.64%) Web Services
7 4 (9.09%) JMS
7 4 (9.09%) REST
7 4 (9.09%) XML Messaging
8 2 (4.55%) EJB
8 2 (4.55%) JSP
8 2 (4.55%) Servlets
9 1 (2.27%) Ajax
9 1 (2.27%) CSS
9 1 (2.27%) HTML
9 1 (2.27%) JDBC
9 1 (2.27%) JSON
9 1 (2.27%) SOAP
9 1 (2.27%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) DataPower
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) iSeries
4 4 (9.09%) Clustering
5 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Unix
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) AIX
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.64%) Change Management
3 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.82%) SOA
5 2 (4.55%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 2 (4.55%) High Availability
5 2 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (2.27%) DevOps
6 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile First
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.27%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (2.27%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.27%) TDD
6 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) Perl
3 8 (18.18%) Jython
4 7 (15.91%) SQL
5 4 (9.09%) XPath
6 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) IBM
2 10 (22.73%) Apigee
2 10 (22.73%) Intel
2 10 (22.73%) webMethods
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.27%) Splunk