The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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 Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 270 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 -  
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Engineer 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.079% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.084% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £488 -
% change year-on-year -14.87% -  
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 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 7222 8372 8994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.55% 95.03% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4992 5132
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 381 432
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

WebSphere Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Engineer in the South East

WebSphere Engineer
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 Engineer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Engineer in the South East

WebSphere Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Surrey - 1 £475 -
WebSphere Engineer
England

WebSphere Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, WebSphere Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Fintech

WebSphere Engineer 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 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fintech
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python