The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Consultant
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.70% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
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 Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
170 145 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 96.59% 95.39% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 79 100
Average daily rate £375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

WebSphere Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

WebSphere Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

WebSphere Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

WebSphere Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) IBM