The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 25 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.46% 2.94% 3.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 35.71% 21.21% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 2
Median daily rate £394 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £360 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £438 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.47% -4.76%
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
42 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.90% 13.87% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 12
Median daily rate £400 £401 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +25.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -48.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +20.58%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 18 (90.00%) Java
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
1 18 (90.00%) Spring
2 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 16 (80.00%) XML
3 13 (65.00%) IBM
3 13 (65.00%) Web Services
4 12 (60.00%) J2EE
4 12 (60.00%) MVC
5 11 (55.00%) Banking
5 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (50.00%) JIRA
6 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 10 (50.00%) JDBC
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
7 9 (45.00%) XSLT
7 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) TDD
7 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (45.00%) Selenium
8 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (40.00%) jQuery
8 8 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
8 8 (40.00%) Middleware
8 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (30.00%) CSS
9 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
2 4 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (50.00%) JIRA
3 9 (45.00%) Selenium
4 6 (30.00%) Subversion
5 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (20.00%) Checkstyle
6 4 (20.00%) FindBugs
6 4 (20.00%) JUnit
6 4 (20.00%) Maven
6 4 (20.00%) Mockito
6 4 (20.00%) SonarQube
7 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
7 2 (10.00%) ClearQuest
8 1 (5.00%) Hudson
General
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) Spring
2 16 (80.00%) XML
3 13 (65.00%) Web Services
4 12 (60.00%) J2EE
5 10 (50.00%) JDBC
6 9 (45.00%) XSLT
7 8 (40.00%) jQuery
7 8 (40.00%) Middleware
8 6 (30.00%) Apache Camel
8 6 (30.00%) CSS
8 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
8 6 (30.00%) XML Messaging
9 5 (25.00%) Java EE
9 5 (25.00%) JSP
9 5 (25.00%) Servlets
9 5 (25.00%) SOAP
9 5 (25.00%) Spring Security
9 5 (25.00%) WSDL
10 4 (20.00%) JAX-WS
10 4 (20.00%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (20.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) AIX
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (45.00%) TDD
4 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (25.00%) AOP
5 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (20.00%) Kanban
6 4 (20.00%) OOP
6 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 13 (65.00%) IBM
3 6 (30.00%) Sybase
3 6 (30.00%) TIBCO
4 4 (20.00%) Perforce
5 1 (5.00%) ATG
5 1 (5.00%) hybris