The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Architect
Rank 406 408 406
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Architect 4 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.100% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.11% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 12
Average daily rate
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£625 £443 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.24% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £313 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £561 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £525 £440
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Architect
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22399 23289 24890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.76% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15240 15924 16322
Average daily rate £425 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 447 641
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

WebSphere Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WebSphere Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

WebSphere Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WebSphere Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

WebSphere Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

WebSphere Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

WebSphere Architect
Top 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited WebSphere Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) B2B
5 1 (14.29%) B2C
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) DB2
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Lombardi
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management

WebSphere Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited WebSphere Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Lombardi
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) IBM