The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had WebSphere Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Engineer
Rank 646 641 630
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Engineer 15 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.014% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.015% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Median daily rate £475 £375 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -34.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £570
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -34.21%
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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

WebSphere Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured WebSphere Engineer in the job title.

WebSphere Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Engineer within the UK.

WebSphere Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

WebSphere Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Engineer within the UK.

WebSphere Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Engineer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 13 £488 +30.00%
London -1 5 £438 +14.75%
South East - 5 £475 -
Berkshire - 5 £475 -
Bracknell - 4 £475 -
West Midlands -22 3 £500 +33.33%
Shropshire - 3 £500 -
Telford - 3 £500 -
Scotland - 2 £295 -
City of London +47 1 £438 +34.61%
Erskine - 1 £340 -
Glasgow - 1 £250 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £340 -

WebSphere Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, WebSphere Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (76.00%) IBM
4 14 (56.00%) Middleware
4 14 (56.00%) Linux
5 13 (52.00%) DevOps
6 11 (44.00%) High Availability
6 11 (44.00%) WebLogic
7 10 (40.00%) Apache
7 10 (40.00%) Clustering
7 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (32.00%) Vagrant
8 8 (32.00%) Ansible
8 8 (32.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (32.00%) Migration
8 8 (32.00%) Unix
9 6 (24.00%) Retail
10 5 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (16.00%) Trend Analysis
11 4 (16.00%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (16.00%) Pega
11 4 (16.00%) DataPower
11 4 (16.00%) FileNet
11 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
11 4 (16.00%) XML

WebSphere Engineer 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 25 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (44.00%) WebLogic
4 10 (40.00%) Apache
5 5 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (16.00%) FileNet
6 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (12.00%) JBoss
8 1 (4.00%) AquaLogic
8 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
8 1 (4.00%) Tuxedo
8 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LDAP
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (32.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 8 (32.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.00%) Build Forge
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Middleware
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.00%) DataPower
3 3 (12.00%) FMCG
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (32.00%) Unix
4 4 (16.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) OS/390
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) Windows
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) DevOps
2 11 (44.00%) High Availability
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (16.00%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Change Control
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) QMS
7 1 (4.00%) Release Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Pega
3 2 (8.00%) Axway
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Siebel
4 1 (4.00%) Sun