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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 36 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.67% 1.17% 3.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.82% 11.11% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£525 £350 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -19.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £350 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 - £26.25
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
68 27 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.89% 10.51% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 42
Average daily rate £321 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £471 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £45.75 - £17.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.06 - £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

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 6 March 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
Accrington - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 1
Chorley - - - - 1
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Open Source
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Puppet
5 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 5 (33.33%) DevOps
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) JUnit
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) J2EE
6 4 (26.67%) Struts
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (20.00%) nginx
7 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (20.00%) Google App Engine
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Jetty
2 3 (20.00%) nginx
3 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.67%) SAS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle 9iAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (20.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (13.33%) PaaS
3 2 (13.33%) OpenShift
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) FTP
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
1 3 (20.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JUnit
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Ant
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Solution Architect
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Business Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
3 4 (26.67%) Struts
4 3 (20.00%) Servlets
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (20.00%) Apache Wicket
4 3 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
5 2 (13.33%) Middleware
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) SAML
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) DataPower
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
3 1 (6.67%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) RAD
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) VCP4
2 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Xen
3 1 (6.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
1 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Google
3 3 (20.00%) Axway
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Informatica
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Siebel
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
Blackpool, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
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