Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Consultant was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 July 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 Consultant
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 579 561
Rank change year-on-year -12 -18 +15
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 8 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.060% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.063% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 10
London median daily rate £538 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% -2.56% -11.36%
10th Percentile £388 £343 £424
90th Percentile £568 £613 £950
England median daily rate £450 £488 £488
% change year-on-year -7.69% - -4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 39960 43138 43694
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.98% 95.10% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28435 31048 30347
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 478 757
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.08 £52.70
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

WebSphere Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured WebSphere Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Consultant in London

WebSphere Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Consultant in London

WebSphere Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Consultant in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Consultant in London

WebSphere Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Consultant in London

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 London region featuring WebSphere Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) zOS
5 2 (25.00%) iPlanet
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) Law
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (25.00%) Back Office
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (25.00%) DataPower
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (12.50%) yum
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing

WebSphere Consultant 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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) iPlanet
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) EJB
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM