The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 53 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 19 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.02% 0.39% 2.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.38% 2.10% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
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£425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £31.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.58% +6.25%
WebSphere
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
116 143 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.34% 18.55% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 62 57
Average daily rate £340 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -24.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.50 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £625 -
Chester +1 4 £375 - 1
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 21 (67.74%) SDLC
3 20 (64.52%) Oracle
4 19 (61.29%) SQL
5 17 (54.84%) J2EE
5 17 (54.84%) IBM
5 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
6 16 (51.61%) Spring
6 16 (51.61%) Web Services
6 16 (51.61%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (48.39%) SOAP
7 15 (48.39%) WSDL
8 14 (45.16%) Integration Testing
9 12 (38.71%) XML
9 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database
10 11 (35.48%) Servlets
11 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
11 10 (32.26%) HTML
11 10 (32.26%) JUnit
11 10 (32.26%) Degree
12 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
12 9 (29.03%) CSS
12 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
13 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
13 8 (25.81%) XSLT
13 8 (25.81%) JAX-RPC
13 8 (25.81%) Banking

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) JBoss
1 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (19.35%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.23%) Commerce Server
5 1 (3.23%) iPlanet
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Documentum
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (3.23%) Jetty
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
5 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Route 53
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
2 6 (19.35%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
3 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
3 6 (19.35%) Informix
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) JUnit
2 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
3 6 (19.35%) Selenium
3 6 (19.35%) Mockito
4 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.90%) JIRA
5 4 (12.90%) Subversion
6 3 (9.68%) Cactus
6 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.45%) Maven
7 2 (6.45%) Hudson
8 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
8 1 (3.23%) Lombardi
8 1 (3.23%) Introscope
8 1 (3.23%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Release Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Environment Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) J2EE
2 16 (51.61%) Web Services
2 16 (51.61%) Spring
3 15 (48.39%) SOAP
3 15 (48.39%) WSDL
4 12 (38.71%) XML
5 11 (35.48%) Servlets
6 10 (32.26%) HTML
7 9 (29.03%) CSS
8 8 (25.81%) JAX-RPC
8 8 (25.81%) XSLT
9 7 (22.58%) JAX-WS
10 6 (19.35%) RESTful
10 6 (19.35%) JSF
10 6 (19.35%) JSON
10 6 (19.35%) PowerMock
10 6 (19.35%) JAX-RS
10 6 (19.35%) XSL
10 6 (19.35%) JDBC
11 5 (16.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) PMI
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.68%) Web 2.0
1 3 (9.68%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.23%) DTV
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) SDLC
2 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
3 16 (51.61%) System Integration Testing
4 14 (45.16%) Integration Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
7 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
9 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL
10 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
10 3 (9.68%) RUP
10 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.68%) Service Management
10 3 (9.68%) CMMI
10 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
10 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.68%) Web Design
10 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
5 7 (22.58%) XPath
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 3 (9.68%) Python
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Oracle
2 17 (54.84%) IBM
3 4 (12.90%) Perforce
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Sybase
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) ATG
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Sun
5 1 (3.23%) Compuware
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) CA
5 1 (3.23%) hybris
5 1 (3.23%) RightScale