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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 78 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 0.20% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.63% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -
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
213 158 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.78% 16.06% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 87 47
Median daily rate £401 £413 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +33.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £650 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% +8.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.52 £30.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +20.58%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester - 8 £400 -
Warrington - 2 £309 -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
WebSphere Application Server
North West

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 26 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 16 (61.54%) IBM
3 14 (53.85%) Middleware
3 14 (53.85%) Java
3 14 (53.85%) Oracle
4 12 (46.15%) HTTP
5 11 (42.31%) Apache
6 9 (34.62%) XML
6 9 (34.62%) WebLogic
6 9 (34.62%) AIX
6 9 (34.62%) SSL
6 9 (34.62%) Jython
6 9 (34.62%) Banking
7 8 (30.77%) Introscope
7 8 (30.77%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (30.77%) CA
7 8 (30.77%) iPlanet
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (30.77%) Unix
7 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
7 8 (30.77%) CA Wily
8 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
8 7 (26.92%) JBoss
8 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
9 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
9 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
9 6 (23.08%) SQL

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 26 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (42.31%) Apache
3 9 (34.62%) WebLogic
4 8 (30.77%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (30.77%) iPlanet
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (26.92%) JBoss
6 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) HTTP
2 9 (34.62%) SSL
3 4 (15.38%) HTTPS
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Introscope
2 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 6 (23.08%) JIRA
3 6 (23.08%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) JUnit
4 4 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
5 2 (7.69%) ClearQuest
6 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.85%) Hudson
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) WebSphere Specialist
2 5 (19.23%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Server Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Manager
3 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Server Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Middleware
2 9 (34.62%) XML
3 6 (23.08%) Apache Camel
3 6 (23.08%) Spring
3 6 (23.08%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) J2EE
4 5 (19.23%) JDBC
4 5 (19.23%) SOAP
4 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (19.23%) WSDL
5 4 (15.38%) JAXB
5 4 (15.38%) JAX-WS
5 4 (15.38%) POJO
5 4 (15.38%) XSLT
6 2 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) AIX
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Unix
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) AOP
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (15.38%) Kanban
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) Jython
3 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Korn
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) CA Wily
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) IBM
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
3 8 (30.77%) CA
4 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
5 4 (15.38%) Sun