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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Consultant
Rank 626 576 592
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +16
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 17 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.063% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.066% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Median daily rate £486 £463 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £428 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £690 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £488 £394
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +23.80%
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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

WebSphere Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 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 31 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 -27 15 £519 +12.16% 2
London -5 13 £519 +12.16% 1
City of London +41 3 - -
Glasgow - 2 £388 -
Scotland - 2 £388 -
North West -16 1 - -
Manchester -17 1 - -
South East -22 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

WebSphere Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (51.28%) Linux
3 19 (48.72%) Java
3 19 (48.72%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (43.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 17 (43.59%) Apache
5 16 (41.03%) IBM
5 16 (41.03%) Finance
6 15 (38.46%) AIX
7 13 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
8 11 (28.21%) DataPower
8 11 (28.21%) IBM HTTP Server
8 11 (28.21%) Unix
8 11 (28.21%) IIS
9 10 (25.64%) Web Services
9 10 (25.64%) Middleware
9 10 (25.64%) iPlanet
9 10 (25.64%) WebSphere Process Server
10 9 (23.08%) Degree
10 9 (23.08%) zOS
10 9 (23.08%) Solaris
11 8 (20.51%) SOA
12 7 (17.95%) IBM Integration Bus
12 7 (17.95%) HTTP
12 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
12 7 (17.95%) Oracle
13 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
13 6 (15.38%) SSL
13 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (15.38%) DevOps

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 39 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (43.59%) Apache
2 17 (43.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 11 (28.21%) IBM HTTP Server
4 11 (28.21%) IIS
5 10 (25.64%) iPlanet
5 10 (25.64%) WebSphere Process Server
6 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
7 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
8 5 (12.82%) JBoss
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (5.13%) Confluence
10 2 (5.13%) Mule
10 2 (5.13%) nginx
11 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) HTTP
2 6 (15.38%) SSL
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) FTP
4 2 (5.13%) IPsec
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (7.69%) Ant
3 3 (7.69%) Gerrit
3 3 (7.69%) Maven
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.56%) Hudson
4 1 (2.56%) Introscope
4 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (25.64%) Middleware
2 10 (25.64%) Web Services
3 7 (17.95%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (10.26%) J2EE
5 3 (7.69%) LAMP
6 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.13%) HTML
6 2 (5.13%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) Java EE
6 2 (5.13%) Servlets
6 2 (5.13%) XML
6 2 (5.13%) XSLT
7 1 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) DataPower
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 15 (38.46%) AIX
3 11 (28.21%) Unix
4 9 (23.08%) Solaris
4 9 (23.08%) zOS
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.56%) SUSE
6 1 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.56%) Windows
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) SOA
2 6 (15.38%) DevOps
3 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.26%) ETL
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) AOP
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) Kanban
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Change Management
7 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Open Source
7 1 (2.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
2 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.26%) Python
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Jython
4 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) vCloud
2 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.56%) Netcool
2 1 (2.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) IBM
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) webMethods
5 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.56%) Apigee
6 1 (2.56%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) Software AG
6 1 (2.56%) Sun