The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Engineer
Rank 604 571 536
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -35
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Engineer 3 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.013% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.015% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 28
Average daily rate
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£550 £339 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.36% -24.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £294 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £403 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £280 £388
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -27.74%
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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

WebSphere Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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 -26 3 £550 +62.36% 3
London -5 1 £600 +70.21%
City of London - - - -

WebSphere Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (37.50%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) nmon
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) DataPower
7 1 (12.50%) Open Source
7 1 (12.50%) Change Control
7 1 (12.50%) Java EE
7 1 (12.50%) PKI
7 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) DB2
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) C
7 1 (12.50%) C++
7 1 (12.50%) AIX
7 1 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (12.50%) Linux

WebSphere Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Introscope
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) DataPower
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (12.50%) nmon
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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