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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 43 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 3 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.75% 0.36% 6.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.66% 2.94% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Average daily rate
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£340 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £438 £415
% change year-on-year
-15.42% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
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
53 34 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.25% 12.10% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 67
Average daily rate £301 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £413 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £29.17 £12.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.32% -43.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Accrington - - - -
WebSphere Application Server
North West

WebSphere Application Server
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Lotus
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Dojo
1 3 (100.00%) JSR 286
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (100.00%) Quickr
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (100.00%) Quickr
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Environment Manager
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Dojo
1 3 (100.00%) JSR 286
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Lotus
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago