The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in 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 Specialist
England / London
Rank - - 415
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - - 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% -  
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 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 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

WebSphere Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Specialist in London

WebSphere Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Specialist in London

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, WebSphere Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (77.78%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 7 (77.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (66.67%) Middleware
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) High Availability
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
7 1 (11.11%) Jython
7 1 (11.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (11.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) AIX
7 1 (11.11%) Perl
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) Ant
7 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (11.11%) IIS
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) XSLT

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SSL
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) IBM Integration Bus
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Jython
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat