The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 April 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 271 -
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Architect 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.031% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.032% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £488 £575
% change year-on-year +33.33% -15.21%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7739 9290 9545
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.94% 95.42% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4401 5715 5232
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 378 466
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.48 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

WebSphere Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Architect in the South East

WebSphere Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Architect in the South East

WebSphere Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 South East region featuring WebSphere Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (33.33%) IBM BigInsights
3 1 (33.33%) MVC

WebSphere Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) IBM BigInsights
1 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware