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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 58 39 16
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 31 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.34% 3.71% 8.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.21% 19.62% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 59
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£408 £388 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -44.56%
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
177 158 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.53% 18.90% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 67 115
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 22
Average hourly rate £16.84 £22.54 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.28% +12.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £16.84 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Crewe - 5 £435 -
Knutsford +7 2 £325 -30.85% 3
Chester -2 1 £400 +6.66% 1
Warrington - - - -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) HTTP
3 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) IBM
4 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 8 (44.44%) Apache
4 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 7 (38.89%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (38.89%) Vagrant
5 7 (38.89%) JVM Tuning
5 7 (38.89%) DevOps
5 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
5 7 (38.89%) Puppet
5 7 (38.89%) Hudson
5 7 (38.89%) OpenStack
5 7 (38.89%) Route 53
5 7 (38.89%) Big Data
5 7 (38.89%) Ruby
5 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (38.89%) Jetty
5 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
5 7 (38.89%) CentOS
5 7 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (38.89%) Amazon S3
5 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (38.89%) nginx
5 7 (38.89%) Open Source
5 7 (38.89%) RightScale
5 7 (38.89%) Maven

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (44.44%) Apache
3 7 (38.89%) Jetty
3 7 (38.89%) nginx
3 7 (38.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) SAS
4 1 (5.56%) iPlanet
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon S3
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (38.89%) Route 53
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) HTTP
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (38.89%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
2 7 (38.89%) Hudson
2 7 (38.89%) JUnit
2 7 (38.89%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Servlets
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) AS400
3 1 (5.56%) Tandem
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
1 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (38.89%) JVM Tuning
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
1 7 (38.89%) Vagrant
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.56%) Foglight
3 1 (5.56%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (5.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) IBM
1 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) RightScale
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (5.56%) Tumbleweed
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