The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Technical 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 Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Technical Specialist
Rank - 577 590
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Technical Specialist 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £483
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £483
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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

WebSphere Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WebSphere Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Technical Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Technical Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Technical Specialist
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Technical Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
Glasgow - - - -
London - - - -
England - - - -
Scotland - - - -

WebSphere Technical Specialist
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Technical 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 Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Commerce Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

WebSphere Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Technical 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 Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Commerce Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware