The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

IBM WebSphere Architect
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 413 406
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Architect 7 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.065% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.068% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Median daily rate £550 £553 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.45% +16.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 - £531
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.80

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

WebSphere Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Architect in London

WebSphere Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Architect in London

WebSphere Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, WebSphere Architect 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 London region featuring WebSphere Architect in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (53.33%) B2B
2 8 (53.33%) EDI
2 8 (53.33%) Supplier Management
3 7 (46.67%) EDIFACT
4 6 (40.00%) Retail
4 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (33.33%) ArchiMate
5 5 (33.33%) CoreMedia CMS
5 5 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (33.33%) Sitecore
5 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 5 (33.33%) CMS
5 5 (33.33%) Adobe
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Finance
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Security
7 1 (6.67%) Banking
7 1 (6.67%) Spring
7 1 (6.67%) Logistics
7 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (6.67%) Middleware
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) EAI
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) ETL

WebSphere Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) CMS
2 5 (33.33%) CoreMedia CMS
2 5 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Akamai
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) EDI
2 7 (46.67%) EDIFACT
3 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) B2B
1 8 (53.33%) Supplier Management
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) ArchiMate
3 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Data Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) EAI
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Adobe
1 5 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Talend