The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 47 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.25% 1.16% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.11% 7.35% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate - £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
WebSphere
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
90 68 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.39% 15.81% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 11
Average daily rate £308 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.02% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £506
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
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Lancashire region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

WebSphere
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 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 1 - -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing WebSphere 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.

1 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
1 10 (76.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (53.85%) JBoss
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Validation
4 5 (38.46%) FTP
4 5 (38.46%) HTTP
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Curam
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) DB2
6 3 (23.08%) Apache
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing WebSphere 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (76.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (53.85%) JBoss
3 3 (23.08%) Apache
4 2 (15.38%) IIS
4 2 (15.38%) Jetty
4 2 (15.38%) nginx
4 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (15.38%) Google App Engine
1 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) FTP
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) IPsec
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) OAT Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) OAT Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) Servlets
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Validation
2 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Xen
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Curam
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Google
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Sun
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TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £385 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £384 per day
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