The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had WebSphere Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Specialist
England / London
Rank 390 404 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.005% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.005% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18377 19532 19691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.15% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 13704 14023
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 305 343
Median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 - -
WebSphere Specialist
England

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, WebSphere Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (87.50%) IBM
3 13 (81.25%) IBM Integration Bus
4 9 (56.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (50.00%) Middleware
5 8 (50.00%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Jython
6 6 (37.50%) Banking
6 6 (37.50%) Unix
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) SSL
7 5 (31.25%) Perl
7 5 (31.25%) J2EE
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (31.25%) High Availability
8 4 (25.00%) iSeries
8 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
8 4 (25.00%) LDAP
8 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
8 4 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) FileNet
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (25.00%) FileNet
3 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) CMS
5 1 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SSL
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) DMZ
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (56.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (50.00%) Middleware
4 5 (31.25%) J2EE
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) JMS
6 1 (6.25%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) High Availability
2 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.25%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) People Management
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (6.25%) SOA
2 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Jython
2 5 (31.25%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat