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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Engineer
Rank 614 595 582
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Engineer 12 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.033% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.035% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
Average daily rate £475 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 11 February 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 11 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 12 £475 -5.00%
South East +14 6 £450 +19.20%
Hampshire +10 6 £450 -
London +7 5 £500 -
City of London +36 3 £525 +13.51%
Farnborough - 2 £475 -
Basingstoke 0 1 £425 -
South Yorkshire -7 1 £475 -5.00%
Sheffield -11 1 £475 -5.00%
Yorkshire -21 1 £475 -5.00%
Docklands, London - 1 - -

WebSphere Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (71.43%) IBM
3 14 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (61.90%) Linux
5 11 (52.38%) AIX
6 10 (47.62%) Java
6 10 (47.62%) Middleware
7 9 (42.86%) Unix
7 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
9 7 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
9 7 (33.33%) CentOS
10 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 6 (28.57%) Windows
10 6 (28.57%) Solaris
11 5 (23.81%) Perl
11 5 (23.81%) IBM Integration Bus
12 4 (19.05%) J2EE
12 4 (19.05%) Change Management
12 4 (19.05%) Finance
13 3 (14.29%) Jython
13 3 (14.29%) SSL
13 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
13 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 3 (14.29%) Oracle
13 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
13 3 (14.29%) C
13 3 (14.29%) C++

WebSphere Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (9.52%) Apache
5 2 (9.52%) AquaLogic
5 2 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (9.52%) Tuxedo
5 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (4.76%) FileNet
6 1 (4.76%) IIS
6 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) AMQP
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Middleware
2 7 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (23.81%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (19.05%) J2EE
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) XSD
5 2 (9.52%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (4.76%) FpML
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
6 1 (4.76%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) DataPower
2 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) Biometrics
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) HACMP
2 1 (4.76%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) AIX
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Unix
4 7 (33.33%) CentOS
5 6 (28.57%) Solaris
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (9.52%) OS/390
7 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) QMS
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Security Management
4 1 (4.76%) Case Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Records Management
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) C
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Jython
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Korn
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (4.76%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) IBM
2 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Axway
4 2 (9.52%) Fujitsu
4 2 (9.52%) Metastorm
4 2 (9.52%) Sun
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) CA
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO