The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had WebSphere Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Consultant
UK
Rank 581 611 612
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +1
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 10 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.042% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.045% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 4
Median daily rate £538 £438 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -20.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
42429 49412 49763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 95.00% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27681 31767 30512
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1511 1637 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

WebSphere Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WebSphere Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Consultant
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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 +30 8 £538 +22.85%
London -7 3 £538 +19.44%
North West +30 2 - -
Manchester +9 2 - -
East Midlands +8 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Scotland +21 1 - -
Edinburgh +20 1 - -
City of London -8 1 - -
Watford - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -

WebSphere Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (57.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (52.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (42.11%) IBM
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) Middleware
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (15.79%) DataPower
8 3 (15.79%) JIRA
8 3 (15.79%) Banking
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) Solaris
8 3 (15.79%) Apache
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.79%) J2EE
8 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (15.79%) Confluence
8 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
9 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (10.53%) Splunk
9 2 (10.53%) GitHub
9 2 (10.53%) MuleSoft
9 2 (10.53%) Puppet
9 2 (10.53%) Open Source
9 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) SOAP
9 2 (10.53%) IIS

WebSphere Consultant 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (52.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) Confluence
3 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 2 (10.53%) iPlanet
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (31.58%) Middleware
3 4 (21.05%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) EJB
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) JDBC
6 1 (5.26%) JNDI
6 1 (5.26%) JSP
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) Servlets
6 1 (5.26%) XHTML
6 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) DataPower
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
4 2 (10.53%) zOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) API Development
2 1 (5.26%) API Testing
2 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Modelling
2 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.26%) Logistics
2 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
2 1 (5.26%) MVC
2 1 (5.26%) OO
2 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Jython
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.26%) CA Wily
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) MuleSoft
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat