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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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
89 68 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.53% 16.00% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 54 13
Average daily rate £317 £385 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% +24.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (70.00%) JBoss
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (40.00%) Curam
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) FTP
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) DB2
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) OAT Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) OAT Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Curam
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) VMware