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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Consultant
Rank 639 631 619
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 16 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.040% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.042% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Median daily rate £400 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £426 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £434 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £435 £456
% change year-on-year
-7.94% -4.76%
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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 17 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 26 September 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 +5 15 £400 -6.92%
London -13 7 £288 -32.35%
Yorkshire +11 4 £550 -
Sheffield - 3 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
South East +15 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £400 -
North West +16 1 - -
City of London +15 1 £500 +17.64%
Milton Keynes +13 1 £400 -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Scotland +7 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 -

WebSphere Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (61.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (58.06%) IBM
4 17 (54.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (38.71%) Java
5 12 (38.71%) WebSphere Portal
6 10 (32.26%) Web Services
6 10 (32.26%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 9 (29.03%) Apache
8 8 (25.81%) Unix
8 8 (25.81%) Middleware
8 8 (25.81%) DataPower
9 7 (22.58%) SSL
9 7 (22.58%) Clustering
9 7 (22.58%) J2EE
9 7 (22.58%) HTTP
10 6 (19.35%) AIX
10 6 (19.35%) Banking
11 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (16.13%) IBM Integration Bus
11 5 (16.13%) Degree
11 5 (16.13%) SOAP
11 5 (16.13%) zOS
11 5 (16.13%) Jython
11 5 (16.13%) iPlanet
11 5 (16.13%) Solaris
11 5 (16.13%) LDAP
11 5 (16.13%) 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (61.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (38.71%) WebSphere Portal
4 10 (32.26%) IBM HTTP Server
5 9 (29.03%) Apache
6 5 (16.13%) IIS
6 5 (16.13%) iPlanet
6 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Process Server
7 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
8 3 (9.68%) JBoss
8 3 (9.68%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (6.45%) FileNet
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
10 1 (3.23%) Commerce Server
10 1 (3.23%) Confluence
10 1 (3.23%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
1 7 (22.58%) SSL
2 5 (16.13%) LDAP
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) SSH
4 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DB2
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Gradle
3 1 (3.23%) Introscope
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (32.26%) Web Services
3 8 (25.81%) Middleware
4 7 (22.58%) J2EE
5 5 (16.13%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (16.13%) SOAP
6 4 (12.90%) JDBC
6 4 (12.90%) XML
7 3 (9.68%) JMS
8 2 (6.45%) JNDI
8 2 (6.45%) REST
8 2 (6.45%) XSLT
9 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) DataPower
2 7 (22.58%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) iSeries
3 2 (6.45%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Unix
3 6 (19.35%) AIX
4 5 (16.13%) Solaris
4 5 (16.13%) zOS
5 2 (6.45%) Windows
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) High Availability
2 3 (9.68%) SOA
3 2 (6.45%) DevOps
3 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Presales
4 1 (3.23%) API Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.23%) Garbage Collection
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Logistics
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (3.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) Jython
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) Korn
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) CA Wily
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.23%) Graphite
2 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) IBM
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) IFS
4 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.23%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (3.23%) Mercator
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk