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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 32 52 25
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.64% 0.97% 3.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.05% 7.94% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £369
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 - £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 - £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
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
76 63 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.31% 12.19% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 40 16
Average daily rate £300 £275 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Average hourly rate £45.50 £32.47 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.12% +44.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £28.50 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £38.59 £67.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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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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
Blackpool - 11 £300 -
Burnley +4 5 £275 -
Preston +7 4 £503 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £299 -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (68.18%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 9 (40.91%) Open Source
5 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 8 (36.36%) FTP
5 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 8 (36.36%) VMware
6 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
6 7 (31.82%) UNIX
6 7 (31.82%) Puppet
6 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (27.27%) J2EE
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) JUnit
8 5 (22.73%) IIS
8 5 (22.73%) Servlets
8 5 (22.73%) Apache
8 5 (22.73%) DHCP
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) HTTP
8 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 5 (22.73%) DNS
8 5 (22.73%) SSL

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) nginx
2 5 (22.73%) Jetty
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (13.64%) JBoss
4 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (22.73%) Google App Engine
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (13.64%) PaaS
3 3 (13.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) FTP
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
2 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) SSL
2 5 (22.73%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JUnit
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Ant
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Integration Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Release Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) J2EE
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) Servlets
2 5 (22.73%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
2 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.64%) Struts
3 3 (13.64%) Middleware
3 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Wicket
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.55%) Content Management
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Puppet
1 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.64%) Ansible
2 3 (13.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Google
4 4 (18.18%) IBM
5 3 (13.64%) Curam
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (4.55%) SAP