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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Architect
Rank 594 588 534
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -54
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Architect 18 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.011% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.012% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Average daily rate
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£444 £550 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.31% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £550 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £406
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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 7 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 6 May 2015. 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
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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 -6 17 £444 -19.31%
London +3 15 £444 -19.31%
East Midlands -12 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

WebSphere Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (72.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 16 (72.73%) DataPower
3 11 (50.00%) Oracle
3 11 (50.00%) AIX
4 10 (45.45%) MQSeries
4 10 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (31.82%) IBM
6 4 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) SOAP
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
7 2 (9.09%) SOA
8 1 (4.55%) REST
8 1 (4.55%) Data Governance
8 1 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (4.55%) Web Development
8 1 (4.55%) JSON
8 1 (4.55%) JSTL
8 1 (4.55%) Dojo
8 1 (4.55%) jQuery
8 1 (4.55%) SAP PI
8 1 (4.55%) Retail

WebSphere Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (45.45%) MQSeries
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 10 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Struts
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) JSTL
4 1 (4.55%) Dojo
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) SAP PI
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) JDBC
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) DataPower
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) SOA
1 2 (9.09%) Migration
1 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.55%) Data Governance
2 1 (4.55%) Web Development
2 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Workflow
2 1 (4.55%) OO
2 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
2 1 (4.55%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) SAP