The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Consultant
Rank 599 557 554
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -3
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 19 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.055% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.059% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
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 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 5 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 21 October 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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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 -36 18 £450 -2.17%
London -12 3 £450 -6.25%
East of England -16 2 - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

WebSphere Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (57.14%) IBM
3 14 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (28.57%) HTTP
5 9 (25.71%) Java
5 9 (25.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (25.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 8 (22.86%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (20.00%) Clustering
7 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) DB2
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (14.29%) Apache Solr
9 5 (14.29%) SQL
9 5 (14.29%) J2EE
9 5 (14.29%) JMS
9 5 (14.29%) UNIX
9 5 (14.29%) Linux
9 5 (14.29%) SSL
10 4 (11.43%) AIX
10 4 (11.43%) Solaris
10 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Process Server
10 4 (11.43%) DataPower
11 3 (8.57%) Banking
11 3 (8.57%) Retail
11 3 (8.57%) Web Services
11 3 (8.57%) Perl
11 3 (8.57%) Middleware
12 2 (5.71%) Remedy
12 2 (5.71%) ISA Server

WebSphere Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (25.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (22.86%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (14.29%) Apache Solr
5 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (5.71%) CMS
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (2.86%) IIS
7 1 (2.86%) Commerce Server
7 1 (2.86%) Quickr
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) HTTP
2 5 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (5.71%) FTP
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) solidDB
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (25.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (14.29%) JMS
3 5 (14.29%) J2EE
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware
5 2 (5.71%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) JSP
6 1 (2.86%) HTML
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.86%) EJB
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) JDBC
6 1 (2.86%) Spring
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) Java EE
6 1 (2.86%) JSTL
6 1 (2.86%) Dojo
6 1 (2.86%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) DataPower
3 2 (5.71%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) UNIX
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) AIX
2 4 (11.43%) Solaris
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) zOS
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (5.71%) Migration
2 2 (5.71%) Change Control
3 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Use Case
3 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mapping
3 1 (2.86%) High Availability
3 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) Jython
4 2 (5.71%) Korn
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Firmware
1 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
2 2 (5.71%) Cognos
2 2 (5.71%) Remedy
3 1 (2.86%) Siebel
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) Lotus
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO