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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 48 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 24 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.56% 2.21% 3.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.05% 12.23% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 14
Average daily rate £425 £438 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +30.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
133 139 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.18% 18.10% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 65 57
Average daily rate £405 £376 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.81 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.08% -44.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.23 £27.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 12 £425 -7.10% 1
Chester +3 5 £405 +11.64%
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 27 (61.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 22 (50.00%) HTTP
3 21 (47.73%) JBoss
3 21 (47.73%) Middleware
4 20 (45.45%) Finance
5 18 (40.91%) Banking
6 17 (38.64%) Java
7 16 (36.36%) Oracle
8 14 (31.82%) Apache
9 13 (29.55%) Unix
10 12 (27.27%) IBM
11 11 (25.00%) SSL
11 11 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (25.00%) Jython
12 10 (22.73%) Clustering
12 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
13 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
14 8 (18.18%) J2EE
14 8 (18.18%) XML
14 8 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (18.18%) Spring
15 7 (15.91%) AIX
15 7 (15.91%) SQL
15 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
15 7 (15.91%) HTML
15 7 (15.91%) DB2
15 7 (15.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 7 (15.91%) Tivoli
15 7 (15.91%) QA
15 7 (15.91%) AngularJS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 27 (61.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 21 (47.73%) JBoss
3 14 (31.82%) Apache
4 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
5 8 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (13.64%) iPlanet
8 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
9 3 (6.82%) CICS
10 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
10 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (50.00%) HTTP
2 11 (25.00%) SSL
3 5 (11.36%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.27%) FTP
5 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Redis
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.64%) Introscope
3 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 4 (9.09%) Hudson
3 4 (9.09%) Subversion
4 3 (6.82%) ClearCase
4 3 (6.82%) FishEye
4 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.82%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) Selenium
6 1 (2.27%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.27%) FindBugs
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) Mockito
6 1 (2.27%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 18 (40.91%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 9 (20.45%) Middleware Specialist
3 8 (18.18%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Manager
5 5 (11.36%) WebSphere Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Server Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Integration Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) Middleware
2 11 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (18.18%) J2EE
3 8 (18.18%) Spring
3 8 (18.18%) XML
4 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
4 7 (15.91%) HTML
4 7 (15.91%) HTML5
5 6 (13.64%) Struts
6 5 (11.36%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (11.36%) JSP
6 5 (11.36%) Servlets
6 5 (11.36%) Web Services
7 4 (9.09%) CSS
7 4 (9.09%) JMS
7 4 (9.09%) jQuery
8 3 (6.82%) EJB
8 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.82%) WSDL
8 3 (6.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.82%) PMI
4 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.55%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Unix
2 7 (15.91%) AIX
3 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.09%) Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (9.09%) MVC
2 4 (9.09%) Project Management
2 4 (9.09%) TDD
2 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 3 (6.82%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
3 3 (6.82%) CMMI
3 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
3 3 (6.82%) Migration
3 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (6.82%) PRINCE
3 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.82%) RUP
3 3 (6.82%) SDLC
3 3 (6.82%) Service Management
4 2 (4.55%) BDD
4 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 11 (25.00%) Jython
3 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Korn
4 4 (9.09%) Perl
4 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) Assembly Language
5 3 (6.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Tivoli
2 6 (13.64%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) IBM
3 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.64%) CA
5 5 (11.36%) Sun
6 3 (6.82%) Chordiant
7 1 (2.27%) ATG
7 1 (2.27%) hybris
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) Perforce
7 1 (2.27%) Sybase
7 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
Knutsford, Cheshire
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