The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had WebSphere Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Architect
Rank 623 643 608
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Architect 11 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.036% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.038% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 14
Median daily rate £481 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £414 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £563 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £488 £500
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

WebSphere Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WebSphere Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Architect within the UK.

WebSphere Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Architect
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England +7 11 £481 -1.28% 2
London +14 9 £525 +8.80% 1
Milton Keynes +16 1 £438 -7.89%
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £438 -7.89%
North West +12 1 - -
South East +6 1 £438 -7.89% 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -

WebSphere Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, WebSphere Architect 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 WebSphere Architect in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (47.37%) Java
3 16 (42.11%) IBM
4 13 (34.21%) IBM Integration Bus
5 12 (31.58%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (31.58%) J2EE
5 12 (31.58%) E-Commerce
6 11 (28.95%) Linux
7 10 (26.32%) AIX
7 10 (26.32%) SOA
8 8 (21.05%) HTTP
8 8 (21.05%) SOAP
8 8 (21.05%) Web Services
8 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
10 6 (15.79%) DataPower
10 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (15.79%) Python
10 6 (15.79%) Migration
11 5 (13.16%) ATG
11 5 (13.16%) OOD
11 5 (13.16%) FTP
11 5 (13.16%) Flash
11 5 (13.16%) OO
11 5 (13.16%) SQL
11 5 (13.16%) EJB
11 5 (13.16%) CSS
11 5 (13.16%) Struts
11 5 (13.16%) JavaScript

WebSphere Architect 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 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (7.89%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) HTTP
2 5 (13.16%) FTP
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) ICMP
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) DB2
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
1 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.89%) Redis
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) GoCD
2 2 (5.26%) Ant
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) IBM Integration Bus
2 12 (31.58%) J2EE
2 12 (31.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (21.05%) SOAP
3 8 (21.05%) Web Services
4 5 (13.16%) Ajax
4 5 (13.16%) CSS
4 5 (13.16%) EJB
4 5 (13.16%) Flash
4 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 5 (13.16%) JNDI
4 5 (13.16%) JSTL
4 5 (13.16%) RESTful
4 5 (13.16%) Struts
5 4 (10.53%) Middleware
6 2 (5.26%) XSLT
7 1 (2.63%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) DataPower
2 5 (13.16%) Web 2.0
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) AIX
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 10 (26.32%) SOA
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.79%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) OOD
6 5 (13.16%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (13.16%) Web Development
7 4 (10.53%) DevOps
7 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) Build Automation
8 3 (7.89%) EAI
8 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.89%) Presales
8 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
9 2 (5.26%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) Python
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) Ruby
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) Go
4 3 (7.89%) Jython
4 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
1 3 (7.89%) Consul
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Terraform
1 3 (7.89%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.63%) Netcool
2 1 (2.63%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) IBM
2 5 (13.16%) ATG
2 5 (13.16%) hybris
3 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) F5
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Remedy
4 2 (5.26%) webMethods
5 1 (2.63%) Apigee
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.63%) Mercator
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Software AG