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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Architect
Rank 418 404 381
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -23
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Architect 5 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.041% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.044% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate
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£513 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £456 -
% change year-on-year
+6.84% -
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 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
21920 22774 20632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.19% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15790 15744 13757
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 372 536
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) OOD
5 2 (22.22%) B2B
5 2 (22.22%) B2C
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) RAD
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) JUnit
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (11.11%) EJB
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) JSP
6 1 (11.11%) Servlets
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
6 1 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) MVC

WebSphere Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (11.11%) EJB
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) Servlets
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) B2C
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) RAD
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle