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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 26 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.67% - 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-11.65% +29.36%
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
17 12 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.33% 7.59% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 12
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £476 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Median hourly rate - £19.67 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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
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 September 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 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (85.71%) Spring
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) XML
3 11 (78.57%) J2EE
3 11 (78.57%) IBM
3 11 (78.57%) Web Services
4 10 (71.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (71.43%) Waterfall
5 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
5 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (64.29%) JIRA
5 9 (64.29%) JDBC
5 9 (64.29%) SQL
6 8 (57.14%) PL/SQL
6 8 (57.14%) XSLT
6 8 (57.14%) SOAP
6 8 (57.14%) WSDL
6 8 (57.14%) AOP
6 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
6 8 (57.14%) Subversion
6 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (57.14%) TDD
6 8 (57.14%) Selenium
6 8 (57.14%) Integration Testing
6 8 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (57.14%) Apache Camel
6 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
7 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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 10 (71.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
1 9 (64.29%) JIRA
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) Subversion
3 7 (50.00%) JUnit
4 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
4 2 (14.29%) ClearQuest
5 1 (7.14%) Checkstyle
5 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.14%) FindBugs
5 1 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) Mockito
5 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) XML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) SOA Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SOA Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) Spring
1 12 (85.71%) XML
2 11 (78.57%) J2EE
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) JDBC
4 8 (57.14%) Apache Camel
4 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 8 (57.14%) WSDL
4 8 (57.14%) XSLT
5 7 (50.00%) JAXB
5 7 (50.00%) JAX-WS
5 7 (50.00%) Middleware
5 7 (50.00%) POJO
6 3 (21.43%) XML Messaging
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) Java EE
7 1 (7.14%) JSP
7 1 (7.14%) Servlets
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.14%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) AIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) AOP
3 8 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
4 7 (50.00%) Kanban
4 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
7 1 (7.14%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 11 (78.57%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Sybase
3 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.14%) Perforce