The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank - 59 57
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 0 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.85% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 4.61% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 17
Average daily rate
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- £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £438 £415
% change year-on-year
-15.42% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
WebSphere Application Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
177 152 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.53% 18.42% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 66 111
Average daily rate £350 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 22
Average hourly rate £16.84 £22.54 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.28% +12.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £16.84 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Cheshire region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Cheshire region.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Warrington - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
North West