The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.66% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 -
WebSphere Application Server
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Application Platforms Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
51 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.70% 17.43% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 14
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £348 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 6
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.17 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% -45.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.82 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Chester

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) Apache Camel
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) AOP
4 4 (50.00%) WSDL
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (50.00%) JDBC
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) JUnit
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) JAXB
5 3 (37.50%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Waterfall

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) JUnit
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
5 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (12.50%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) Apache Camel
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) JDBC
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) WSDL
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) JAXB
4 3 (37.50%) JAX-WS
4 3 (37.50%) POJO
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) Java EE
6 1 (12.50%) Java SE
6 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
6 1 (12.50%) JMS
6 1 (12.50%) JPA
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) AOP
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle