The first table below looks at the demand for the WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Specialist
Rank 586 532 542
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +10
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 17 20 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.041% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.045% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 27
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £319 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £472 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

WebSphere Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Specialist
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 12 £425 +13.33% 1
Scotland -5 5 £550 -
London -39 5 £400 +6.66%
West Yorkshire - 4 £425 -
Yorkshire - 4 £425 - 1
Edinburgh -27 3 £550 -
Halifax - 3 £425 -
South East -10 2 - -
North West -21 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - - - -
City of London - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

WebSphere Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (56.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (43.33%) UNIX
4 11 (36.67%) Finance
5 10 (33.33%) IBM
5 10 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (30.00%) Middleware
7 8 (26.67%) Mainframe
8 7 (23.33%) zOS
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) AIX
8 7 (23.33%) Banking
9 5 (16.67%) SSL
9 5 (16.67%) J2EE
9 5 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (16.67%) Jython
10 4 (13.33%) Migration
10 4 (13.33%) Tivoli
10 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
10 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (10.00%) DataPower
11 3 (10.00%) HACMP
11 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
11 3 (10.00%) Web Services
11 3 (10.00%) FTP
11 3 (10.00%) HTTP
12 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
12 2 (6.67%) MS Office
12 2 (6.67%) JDBC

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (56.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.33%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SSL
2 3 (10.00%) FTP
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) LDAP
3 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) 2G
4 1 (3.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (6.67%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) Ant
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (30.00%) Middleware
3 5 (16.67%) J2EE
4 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (6.67%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) XSD
6 2 (6.67%) XSLT
6 2 (6.67%) JDBC
6 2 (6.67%) SOAP
6 2 (6.67%) XML Schema
7 1 (3.33%) JPA
7 1 (3.33%) JMS
7 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.33%) Spring
7 1 (3.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.00%) DataPower
2 3 (10.00%) HACMP
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) UNIX
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) zOS
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.67%) Change Control
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow
4 1 (3.33%) RAD
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Jython
2 2 (6.67%) XPath
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (6.67%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Remedy
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) MKS
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) Sun
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) BMC
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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