The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 38 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.59% 1.64% 1.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.67% 7.50% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
WebSphere Application Server
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
75 120 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.89% 21.82% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 83 45
Median daily rate £438 £441 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +29.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £9.19 £26.18 £18.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.89% +42.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Skelmersdale +3 4 - - 1
WebSphere Application Server
North West

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) SOAP
3 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) FTP
3 6 (66.67%) HTTP
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Validation
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) ISEB
6 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (33.33%) MS Project
6 3 (33.33%) JBoss
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) DB2
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) Curam

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) FTP
1 6 (66.67%) HTTP
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) OAT Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) OAT Test Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) OAT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Curam