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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Specialist
Rank 582 594 613
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 24 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.040% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.042% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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 +19 12 £500 -
South East +29 4 £435 +3.88%
North West +1 4 £425 -
Yorkshire +17 1 £480 +6.66%
WebSphere Specialist
UK

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 46 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 34 (73.91%) IBM
3 26 (56.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (54.35%) IBM Integration Bus
5 20 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 19 (41.30%) Unix
7 18 (39.13%) Linux
7 18 (39.13%) Java
8 16 (34.78%) Finance
9 14 (30.43%) J2EE
10 13 (28.26%) Jython
11 12 (26.09%) Perl
11 12 (26.09%) Middleware
12 11 (23.91%) Oracle
13 10 (21.74%) WebLogic
13 10 (21.74%) AIX
13 10 (21.74%) Banking
14 9 (19.57%) WebSphere Portal
14 9 (19.57%) Oracle BPM
14 9 (19.57%) FileNet
14 9 (19.57%) WebLogic Portal
14 9 (19.57%) SSL
14 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
14 9 (19.57%) LDAP
15 8 (17.39%) Windows
15 8 (17.39%) XML
15 8 (17.39%) iSeries
16 7 (15.22%) High Availability
16 7 (15.22%) IBM HTTP Server
16 7 (15.22%) Apache

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 46 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 26 (56.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (21.74%) WebLogic
4 9 (19.57%) FileNet
4 9 (19.57%) WebLogic Portal
4 9 (19.57%) WebSphere Portal
5 7 (15.22%) Apache
5 7 (15.22%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (8.70%) JBoss
7 3 (6.52%) Commerce Server
7 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.17%) Apache TomEE
8 1 (2.17%) CMS
8 1 (2.17%) IIS
8 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (6.52%) Fredhopper
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) LDAP
1 9 (19.57%) SSL
2 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) DMZ
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) SMTP
4 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (2.17%) Ant
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) IBM Integration Bus
2 20 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (30.43%) J2EE
4 12 (26.09%) Middleware
5 8 (17.39%) XML
6 6 (13.04%) Web Services
7 5 (10.87%) JMS
8 3 (6.52%) Ajax
8 3 (6.52%) CSS
8 3 (6.52%) HTML
8 3 (6.52%) JSON
8 3 (6.52%) Worklight
9 2 (4.35%) EJB
9 2 (4.35%) JDBC
9 2 (4.35%) JSP
9 2 (4.35%) REST
9 2 (4.35%) Servlets
9 2 (4.35%) XML Messaging
10 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) iSeries
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Unix
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
3 10 (21.74%) AIX
4 8 (17.39%) Windows
5 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) High Availability
2 4 (8.70%) Change Management
2 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
2 4 (8.70%) SOA
3 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.52%) DevOps
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile First
3 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.35%) UML
5 1 (2.17%) Analytics
5 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) Jython
3 12 (26.09%) Perl
4 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.87%) SQL
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) XPath
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) IBM
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.52%) AppDynamics
5 3 (6.52%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) NetCracker