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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Consultant
Rank 628 609 598
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 15 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.057% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.060% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
Median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £458 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £570 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £600 £450
% change year-on-year
-35.41% +33.33%
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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 7 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 June 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 -10 13 £538 +10.25%
London +5 12 £538 +13.15%
City of London +44 3 - -
Glasgow - 2 £388 -
Scotland - 2 £388 -
South East +7 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

WebSphere Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 37 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
3 19 (51.35%) Java
3 19 (51.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (45.95%) Finance
5 16 (43.24%) IBM
5 16 (43.24%) Apache
6 15 (40.54%) AIX
6 15 (40.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (37.84%) WebSphere Portal
8 13 (35.14%) DataPower
9 12 (32.43%) IIS
10 11 (29.73%) Web Services
10 11 (29.73%) IBM HTTP Server
10 11 (29.73%) WebSphere Process Server
11 10 (27.03%) Degree
11 10 (27.03%) iPlanet
11 10 (27.03%) zOS
11 10 (27.03%) Solaris
12 9 (24.32%) Unix
13 8 (21.62%) SOA
14 7 (18.92%) Middleware
15 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
15 6 (16.22%) Oracle
15 6 (16.22%) DevOps
15 6 (16.22%) IBM Integration Bus
15 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
16 5 (13.51%) JIRA
16 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
16 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell

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 37 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (43.24%) Apache
3 15 (40.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (37.84%) WebSphere Portal
5 12 (32.43%) IIS
6 11 (29.73%) IBM HTTP Server
6 11 (29.73%) WebSphere Process Server
7 10 (27.03%) iPlanet
8 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
9 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
10 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (5.41%) Confluence
11 2 (5.41%) JBoss
11 2 (5.41%) Mule
11 2 (5.41%) nginx
12 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) FTP
4 2 (5.41%) IPsec
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (8.11%) Ant
3 3 (8.11%) Gerrit
3 3 (8.11%) Maven
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.41%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (29.73%) Web Services
3 7 (18.92%) Middleware
4 6 (16.22%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (10.81%) J2EE
6 3 (8.11%) LAMP
7 2 (5.41%) Java EE
7 2 (5.41%) Servlets
7 2 (5.41%) XML
7 2 (5.41%) XSLT
8 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.70%) HTML
8 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) DataPower
2 3 (8.11%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) AIX
3 10 (27.03%) Solaris
3 10 (27.03%) zOS
4 9 (24.32%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) SUSE
5 1 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) SOA
2 6 (16.22%) DevOps
3 4 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.81%) ETL
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) AOP
5 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Kanban
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) Open Source
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.81%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Jython
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) vCloud
2 2 (5.41%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Netcool
2 1 (2.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) IBM
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) webMethods
5 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.70%) Apigee
6 1 (2.70%) Software AG