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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Specialist
Rank 421 419 417
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 11 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.059% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.063% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 4
Median daily rate £420 £320 £457
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -29.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £463
% change year-on-year
- -10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
21060 22365 21816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.04% 94.77% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15697 14981
Median daily rate £455 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 374 411
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chessington - 6 - -
City of London +48 3 £420 +15.06%
WebSphere Specialist
England

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) IBM
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) DB2
3 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 6 (50.00%) SSL
3 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (50.00%) Change Management
3 6 (50.00%) Publishing
3 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (41.67%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (33.33%) XPath
5 4 (33.33%) XML Messaging
5 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 1 (8.33%) Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) Jython
7 1 (8.33%) CMS
7 1 (8.33%) FileNet
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (8.33%) iSeries
7 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
7 1 (8.33%) LDAP
7 1 (8.33%) MS Visio

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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) FileNet
3 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 6 (50.00%) Publishing
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 3 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
1 6 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) XPath
4 1 (8.33%) Jython
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle