The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Developer
London / City of London
Rank - 157 190
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.060% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.063% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £444
% change year-on-year -2.77% +1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2886 3173 4864
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.40% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2244 2526 3664
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.40 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

WebSphere Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured WebSphere Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Developer in the City of London

WebSphere Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Developer in the City of London

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, WebSphere Developer 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 across the City of London region featuring WebSphere Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (66.67%) Serena
2 2 (66.67%) Equities
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP

WebSphere Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Equities
1 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Serena
2 1 (33.33%) IBM