The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Consultant
Rank 382 398 396
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 20 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.031% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.033% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Consultant
England

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
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

WebSphere Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WebSphere Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

WebSphere Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WebSphere Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

WebSphere Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Consultant across the London region.

WebSphere Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

WebSphere Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 1 £450 -18.18%
WebSphere Consultant
England

WebSphere Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (72.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 16 (64.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 15 (60.00%) IBM
5 14 (56.00%) AIX
5 14 (56.00%) DataPower
6 13 (52.00%) Oracle
7 9 (36.00%) MQSeries
8 4 (16.00%) Banking
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) Java
9 3 (12.00%) UNIX
10 2 (8.00%) XML
10 2 (8.00%) XSD
10 2 (8.00%) SSL
10 2 (8.00%) zOS
10 2 (8.00%) Validation
10 2 (8.00%) XML Messaging
10 2 (8.00%) RACF
10 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
10 2 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (8.00%) C
10 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
10 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (4.00%) DevOps
11 1 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development

WebSphere Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (36.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (64.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (8.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) XSD
3 2 (8.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) DataPower
2 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) AIX
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) zOS
4 1 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Validation
1 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.00%) DevOps
2 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) IBM
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) webMethods
3 1 (4.00%) Software AG
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