The first table below looks at the demand for the WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Consultant
Rank 573 547 555
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 17 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.045% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.049% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 15
Average daily rate
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£483 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £312 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £540 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £454
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

WebSphere Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 July 2014.

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 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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 14 £483 +6.04%
London +7 7 £525 +5.00%
Scotland -14 3 - -
Edinburgh -17 3 - -
East of England - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

WebSphere Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (44.44%) IBM
3 10 (37.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (25.93%) J2EE
4 7 (25.93%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (22.22%) Finance
5 6 (22.22%) Java
6 5 (18.52%) Banking
7 4 (14.81%) DataPower
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 4 (14.81%) AIX
8 3 (11.11%) Solaris
8 3 (11.11%) Linux
8 3 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Middleware
8 3 (11.11%) Retail
8 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (11.11%) Jython
8 3 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (7.41%) GWT
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (7.41%) Clustering
9 2 (7.41%) Derivative
9 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
9 2 (7.41%) HTML

WebSphere Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (37.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Commerce Server
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
1 1 (3.70%) solidDB
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JUnit
1 1 (3.70%) Introscope
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) J2EE
1 7 (25.93%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (7.41%) GWT
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) Swing
3 2 (7.41%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) XSD
4 1 (3.70%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) EJB
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) JSP
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) DataPower
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Derivative
2 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) HACMP
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) AIX
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) zOS
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
2 1 (3.70%) SOA
2 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL
2 1 (3.70%) Process Management
2 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
2 1 (3.70%) High Availability
2 1 (3.70%) Change Control
2 1 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Jython
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (3.70%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Cognos
4 1 (3.70%) Siebel
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy