The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Specialist
Rank 400 402 370
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -32
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.009% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.010% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £361
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Specialist
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
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 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

WebSphere Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WebSphere Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

WebSphere Specialist
Top 6 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM