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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 57 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.55% 3.46% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.39% 22.52% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 10
Average daily rate
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£407 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £319 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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
143 151 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.48% 15.38% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 71 65
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £226 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £459 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 14
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.15 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.80% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.57 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 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
Knutsford +2 5 - - 2
Warrington - 3 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (62.50%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) IBM
3 10 (41.67%) HTTP
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) Web Services
6 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
6 7 (29.17%) FTP
7 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.67%) Banking
9 4 (16.67%) VMware
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) Migration
9 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) Servlets
9 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (16.67%) iPlanet
9 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (12.50%) Middleware
10 3 (12.50%) Apache
10 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
10 3 (12.50%) Perl

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (16.67%) iPlanet
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (8.33%) Jetty
4 2 (8.33%) nginx
4 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
5 1 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
1 2 (8.33%) Route 53
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) HTTP
2 7 (29.17%) FTP
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Hazelcast
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
2 3 (12.50%) JUnit
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) Mockito
4 1 (4.17%) Introscope
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (16.67%) Servlets
4 3 (12.50%) Spring
4 3 (12.50%) Middleware
5 2 (8.33%) RESTful
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) DOM
6 1 (4.17%) XSL
6 1 (4.17%) XSLT
6 1 (4.17%) J2SE
6 1 (4.17%) JMS
6 1 (4.17%) WSDL
6 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
6 1 (4.17%) JAX-RPC
6 1 (4.17%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
3 1 (4.17%) Tandem
3 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) UNIX
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) AIX
4 2 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) VMS
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) JVM Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Use Case
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) sed
5 1 (4.17%) XPath
5 1 (4.17%) AWK
5 1 (4.17%) Jython
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (4.17%) Foglight
2 1 (4.17%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.17%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (4.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) IBM
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) RightScale
4 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Perforce
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Compuware
5 1 (4.17%) Tumbleweed
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