The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had WebSphere Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
843 910 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.19% 94.69% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 555 400
Median daily rate £420 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 47 44
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £33.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, WebSphere Specialist 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 Cheshire region featuring WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (50.00%) CA
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (50.00%) Introscope
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) iPlanet
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) CA Wily
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (16.67%) QA

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (50.00%) iPlanet
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Introscope
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CA
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat