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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Consultant
Rank 411 413 417
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.040% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.043% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.71%
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
22357 23435 23860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.91% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15602 16136 15765
Average daily rate £425 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 417 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (45.45%) J2EE
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) JMS
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) AIX
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) Middleware
6 3 (27.27%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (27.27%) Jython
6 3 (27.27%) Retail
7 2 (18.18%) Change Control
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) DataPower
7 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (18.18%) Remedy
7 2 (18.18%) CMS
7 2 (18.18%) Firmware
7 2 (18.18%) Korn
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) Solaris
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) HTTP
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) ISA Server

WebSphere Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (27.27%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (18.18%) CMS
5 1 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (9.09%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Introscope
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 4 (36.36%) JMS
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) EJB
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) JSP
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) Worklight
6 1 (9.09%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) DataPower
1 2 (18.18%) HACMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Change Control
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) Jython
2 2 (18.18%) Korn
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
1 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle