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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Architect
Rank 609 559 581
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +22
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Architect 8 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.059% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.064% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 16
Average daily rate
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£513 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £313 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (42.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 6 (31.58%) Retail
4 6 (31.58%) J2EE
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
6 4 (21.05%) SOA
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) DataPower
7 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
7 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (15.79%) OOD
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) B2B
7 3 (15.79%) B2C
8 2 (10.53%) UNIX
8 2 (10.53%) AIX
9 1 (5.26%) QA
9 1 (5.26%) Network Design
9 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (5.26%) NAS
9 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
9 1 (5.26%) REST
9 1 (5.26%) JavaScript

WebSphere Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (31.58%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) EJB
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) Servlets
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
2 4 (21.05%) SOA
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
3 3 (15.79%) OOD
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) B2B
3 3 (15.79%) B2C
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) RAD
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago