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 24 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Architect
Rank 624 597 593
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Architect 27 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.050% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.053% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 10
Median daily rate £550 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate - £575 £300
% change year-on-year
- +91.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 -

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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

WebSphere Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 May 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 -8 27 £550 +22.22%
London -2 23 £550 +23.94%
City of London - 6 £600 -
East Midlands +16 3 - -
Nottingham +4 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +3 3 - -
North West -10 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

WebSphere Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 57 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (40.35%) IBM
3 22 (38.60%) IBM Integration Bus
4 19 (33.33%) J2EE
5 18 (31.58%) Java
6 15 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (22.81%) Web Services
8 11 (19.30%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (17.54%) Middleware
9 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
9 10 (17.54%) OOD
9 10 (17.54%) SOA
9 10 (17.54%) OO
9 10 (17.54%) ATG
9 10 (17.54%) hybris
10 9 (15.79%) JSTL
10 9 (15.79%) RESTful
10 9 (15.79%) Web 2.0
10 9 (15.79%) Web Development
10 9 (15.79%) JNDI
10 9 (15.79%) Ajax
10 9 (15.79%) Struts
10 9 (15.79%) Flash
10 9 (15.79%) HTML
10 9 (15.79%) EJB
10 9 (15.79%) CSS
10 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
11 8 (14.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (14.04%) SOAP

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 57 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.75%) CoreMedia CMS
4 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) HTTP
2 5 (8.77%) FTP
3 1 (1.75%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) DataStage
1 5 (8.77%) DB2
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Rational Application Developer
1 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (1.75%) FishEye
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (14.04%) Retail
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
3 6 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) IBM Integration Bus
2 19 (33.33%) J2EE
3 13 (22.81%) Web Services
4 11 (19.30%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (17.54%) Middleware
6 9 (15.79%) Ajax
6 9 (15.79%) CSS
6 9 (15.79%) EJB
6 9 (15.79%) Flash
6 9 (15.79%) HTML
6 9 (15.79%) JNDI
6 9 (15.79%) JSTL
6 9 (15.79%) RESTful
6 9 (15.79%) Struts
7 8 (14.04%) SOAP
8 1 (1.75%) JSP
8 1 (1.75%) Servlets
8 1 (1.75%) Spring
8 1 (1.75%) XML
8 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Web 2.0
2 7 (12.28%) DataPower
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) AIX
2 6 (10.53%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) CentOS
4 1 (1.75%) SUSE
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (26.32%) E-Commerce
2 10 (17.54%) OO
2 10 (17.54%) OOD
2 10 (17.54%) SOA
3 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 9 (15.79%) Web Development
4 8 (14.04%) Migration
4 8 (14.04%) TOGAF
5 7 (12.28%) Presales
6 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (8.77%) ETL
7 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) EAI
8 4 (7.02%) Project Management
8 4 (7.02%) RAD
8 4 (7.02%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (7.02%) Unified Process
9 3 (5.26%) Patch Management
9 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) Java
2 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) Jython
4 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.75%) Netcool
2 1 (1.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (1.75%) Packer
2 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) IBM
2 10 (17.54%) ATG
2 10 (17.54%) hybris
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) webMethods
4 4 (7.02%) Apigee
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.51%) Remedy
6 1 (1.75%) Software AG
6 1 (1.75%) VMware