The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Architect
Rank 601 588 561
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -27
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Architect 18 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.026% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.027% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Average daily rate £475 £542 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.36% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £446 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £542 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

WebSphere Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 17 £475 -17.39% 2
London - 9 £475 - 2
South East +4 3 £475 -
East Midlands -7 3 - -
Nottinghamshire -9 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £475 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £475 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Scotland -8 1 £500 -1.76%
Edinburgh -14 1 £500 -1.76%
Glasgow - 1 £500 -
City of London - 1 £475 - 2
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

WebSphere Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (52.63%) IBM
3 16 (42.11%) Java
4 12 (31.58%) J2EE
4 12 (31.58%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (26.32%) Middleware
5 10 (26.32%) Finance
5 10 (26.32%) Banking
5 10 (26.32%) Retail
6 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
7 8 (21.05%) Web Services
8 7 (18.42%) SOA
9 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.16%) ATG
10 5 (13.16%) DB2
10 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (13.16%) SQL
10 5 (13.16%) OO
10 5 (13.16%) hybris
10 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.53%) JSTL
11 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (10.53%) Ajax
11 4 (10.53%) OOD
11 4 (10.53%) Oracle
11 4 (10.53%) HTML
11 4 (10.53%) CSS
11 4 (10.53%) Migration
11 4 (10.53%) Presales

WebSphere Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.89%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.63%) CoreMedia CMS
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LDAP
1 1 (2.63%) WEP
1 1 (2.63%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) DB2
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (2.63%) FishEye
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (26.32%) Banking
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
1 10 (26.32%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) J2EE
1 12 (31.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (26.32%) Middleware
3 8 (21.05%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) Ajax
4 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) HTML
4 4 (10.53%) JSTL
4 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (7.89%) EJB
5 3 (7.89%) Flash
5 3 (7.89%) JNDI
5 3 (7.89%) RESTful
5 3 (7.89%) Struts
6 2 (5.26%) SOAP
6 2 (5.26%) XML
7 1 (2.63%) .NET
7 1 (2.63%) JSP
7 1 (2.63%) Servlets
7 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Web 2.0
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) AIX
2 1 (2.63%) CentOS
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) E-Commerce
2 7 (18.42%) SOA
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.16%) OO
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) OOD
5 4 (10.53%) Presales
6 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
6 3 (7.89%) RAD
6 3 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.63%) Process Management
8 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (2.63%) Packer
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) IBM
2 5 (13.16%) ATG
2 5 (13.16%) hybris
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Demandware
5 1 (2.63%) Intershop
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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