The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Consultant was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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 Consultant
UK / England
Rank 577 595 579
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 8 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.041% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.043% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 7
Median daily rate £538 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -13.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

WebSphere Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured WebSphere Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Consultant in England

WebSphere Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere Consultant in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Consultant in England

WebSphere Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Consultant in England

WebSphere Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 3 £538 +13.15%
North West +27 2 - -
East Midlands -4 2 - -
East of England - 1 £500 -
WebSphere Consultant
UK

WebSphere Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, WebSphere Consultant 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 England region featuring WebSphere Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (58.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (25.00%) DataPower
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
7 2 (16.67%) Apache
7 2 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (16.67%) zOS
7 2 (16.67%) iPlanet
7 2 (16.67%) IIS
7 2 (16.67%) AIX
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 2 (16.67%) Confluence
7 2 (16.67%) Splunk
7 2 (16.67%) GitHub
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared

WebSphere Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 2 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) iPlanet
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) EJB
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Servlets
5 1 (8.33%) XHTML
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) zOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) API Development
1 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Modelling
1 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (8.33%) MVC
1 1 (8.33%) OO
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) MuleSoft
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat