Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 885 870
Rank change year-on-year +55 -15 -6
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Engineer 10 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.024% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 16
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £397 £321 £360
90th Percentile £533 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90227 104434 107865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58501 67966 66791
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2891 3103 4169
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +1.49%

WebSphere Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Engineer in the UK

WebSphere Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Engineer in the UK

WebSphere Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Engineer over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Engineer in the UK

WebSphere Engineer
Top 7 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 6 £488 +8.33% 2
UK excluding London +42 6 £475 +5.56% 1
Scotland +46 4 £355 +20.34%
London +21 4 £500 +12.68% 1
North of England +71 1 £500 +69.49%
South East +16 1 £475 +5.56% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -

WebSphere Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 featuring WebSphere Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) JSR 286
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Node.js
6 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Perl

WebSphere Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (10.00%) Confluence
5 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (10.00%) JBoss
5 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
1 3 (30.00%) JSR 286
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) Express
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) DataPower
1 1 (10.00%) Fintech
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Mesos
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
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