The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior WebSphere Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior IBM WebSphere Developer
Rank 642 636 621
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior WebSphere Developer 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.009% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £500
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Senior WebSphere Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior WebSphere Developer in the job title.

Senior WebSphere Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior WebSphere Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior WebSphere Developer within the UK.

Senior WebSphere Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior WebSphere Developer
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior WebSphere Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
London +13 1 £575 +9.52% 1
England +5 1 £575 +9.52% 1

Senior WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Senior WebSphere Developer 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 featuring Senior WebSphere Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Flash
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) EJB
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Struts
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) Web 2.0
4 3 (42.86%) JSTL
4 3 (42.86%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (42.86%) JNDI
5 2 (28.57%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) WMQI
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Sybase

Senior WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (28.57%) WMQI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Rational Application Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) EJB
2 3 (42.86%) Flash
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (42.86%) JNDI
2 3 (42.86%) JSTL
2 3 (42.86%) Struts
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) FIXML
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 1 (14.29%) FpML
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) RAD
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Sybase