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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Specialist
Rank - 413 399
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.009% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.010% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £300 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +25.92%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WebSphere Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

WebSphere Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) AIX
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (50.00%) Middleware
4 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (50.00%) DataPower
4 4 (50.00%) PKI
5 3 (37.50%) DB2
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Solaris
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Introscope
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) CICS
6 2 (25.00%) CA
6 2 (25.00%) LPAR
6 2 (25.00%) CA Wily
6 2 (25.00%) zOS
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Jython
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) XPath
7 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (12.50%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) DataStage
7 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (25.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) DataStage
2 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (25.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) DataPower
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Jython
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) CA