The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.79% 2.90% 2.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.71% 18.62% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 5
Median daily rate £381 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £369 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
85 145 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.70% 15.57% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 89 58
Median daily rate £350 £425 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £245 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Knutsford +1 3 £338 -20.58% 2
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 11 (73.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (66.67%) JBoss
3 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
3 7 (46.67%) Clustering
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (40.00%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Spring
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Middleware
6 4 (26.67%) J2EE
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Struts
6 4 (26.67%) Apache
7 3 (20.00%) RUP
7 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) UML
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (20.00%) Jython
7 3 (20.00%) SSL
7 3 (20.00%) Eclipse

WebSphere
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 11 (73.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (66.67%) JBoss
3 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
4 4 (26.67%) Apache
5 3 (20.00%) GlassFish
5 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Gradle
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 4 (26.67%) Struts
4 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) EJB
5 2 (13.33%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) JSP
5 2 (13.33%) JSTL
5 2 (13.33%) Servlets
5 2 (13.33%) Struts2
5 2 (13.33%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) Java EE
6 1 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) DataPower
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) RUP
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) RAD
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Jython
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Groovy
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
1 1 (6.67%) CA Wily
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) hybris
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Chordiant
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Kony
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) Yahoo!