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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 19 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.80% 0.78% 1.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.18% 7.69% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
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
11 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.91% 10.16% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £433 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

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 7 December 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) JAXB
3 4 (57.14%) WSDL
3 4 (57.14%) Extreme Programming
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) JDBC
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) AOP
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Camel
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium

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 5 (71.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (28.57%) GlassFish
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Middleware Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SOA Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SOA Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Camel
2 4 (57.14%) JAXB
2 4 (57.14%) JAX-WS
2 4 (57.14%) JDBC
2 4 (57.14%) POJO
2 4 (57.14%) WSDL
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) JSTL
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) AOP
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Extreme Programming
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) RAD
3 2 (28.57%) RUP
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) hybris