The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 24 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.71% 5.81% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.13% 30.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -29.55%
WebSphere
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
47 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.33% 19.19% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
Average daily rate £400 £375 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +108.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.84 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -55.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.84 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.67 £38.80
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 Chester

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Chester

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Chester region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
2 6 (85.71%) Servlets
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) HTTP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Jetty
2 6 (85.71%) CentOS
2 6 (85.71%) nginx
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon S3
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) RightScale
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) Hudson
2 6 (85.71%) OpenStack
2 6 (85.71%) Route 53
2 6 (85.71%) Big Data
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (85.71%) Maven

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
1 6 (85.71%) Jetty
1 6 (85.71%) nginx
1 6 (85.71%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon S3
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (85.71%) Route 53
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (85.71%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JUnit
1 6 (85.71%) Maven
1 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
1 6 (85.71%) Hudson
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) CentOS
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) JVM Tuning
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
1 6 (85.71%) Vagrant
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
1 6 (85.71%) RightScale
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle