The median contractor rate for a WebSphere Engineer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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 Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 635 627
Rank change year-on-year +39 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Engineer 7 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.018% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.019% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 13
Median daily rate £488 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £470 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00%  
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. 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 44592 53123 52813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.09% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28970 34603 31991
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1459 1537 2115
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

WebSphere Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Engineer in the UK

WebSphere Engineer
Top 9 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 3 months to 28 April 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
England +37 5 £488 +8.33% 2
London +28 3 £500 +11.11% 2
Scotland - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
South East +18 1 £475 +5.55%
Sheffield - 1 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £475 -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -

WebSphere Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) IBM
3 9 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (53.33%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) Middleware
4 8 (53.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 7 (46.67%) Banking
6 6 (40.00%) Perl
6 6 (40.00%) Solaris
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) Python
7 5 (33.33%) Apache
7 5 (33.33%) Unix
7 5 (33.33%) TIBCO
8 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (26.67%) Informatica
8 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (26.67%) AMQP
8 4 (26.67%) Ultra Messaging
8 4 (26.67%) Multicast
8 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (20.00%) C
9 3 (20.00%) C++
9 3 (20.00%) .NET
9 3 (20.00%) J2EE

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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
3 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Confluence
6 1 (6.67%) IIS
6 1 (6.67%) JBoss
6 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
6 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) AMQP
1 4 (26.67%) Multicast
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Introscope
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (53.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (53.33%) Middleware
3 4 (26.67%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (26.67%) Ultra Messaging
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE
5 1 (6.67%) JMS
5 1 (6.67%) JSR 286
5 1 (6.67%) Kafka
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) DataPower
2 1 (6.67%) Fintech
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Solaris
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Change Management
1 2 (13.33%) High Availability
1 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) DevOps
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Scrum
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) Jython
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Mesos
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 4 (26.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) ATG
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
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