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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 40 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 6 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.36% 1.46% 3.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.68% 17.65% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £389
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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
62 17 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.09% 8.29% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 7 51
Average daily rate £338 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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
Chorley - - - - 1
Lytham St Annes - - - -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (82.61%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Tomcat
2 12 (52.17%) Spring
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Open Source
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 10 (43.48%) IBM
4 9 (39.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (34.78%) IIS
5 8 (34.78%) J2EE
5 8 (34.78%) Servlets
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Apache
5 8 (34.78%) HTTP
5 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
5 8 (34.78%) nginx
5 8 (34.78%) Jetty
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
6 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
6 7 (30.43%) SSL
6 7 (30.43%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) Lotus
7 6 (26.09%) Quickr
7 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Portal
7 6 (26.09%) JSR 286
7 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
7 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Process Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (52.17%) Tomcat
2 9 (39.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (34.78%) IIS
3 8 (34.78%) Apache
3 8 (34.78%) nginx
3 8 (34.78%) Jetty
4 6 (26.09%) Quickr
4 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (8.70%) JBoss
6 1 (4.35%) SAS
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle 9iAS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (17.39%) Google App Engine
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) HTTP
2 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (30.43%) SSL
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) FTP
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) IPsec
4 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
1 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) JUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Maven
3 3 (13.04%) Ant
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Technical Architect
1 4 (17.39%) Architect
1 4 (17.39%) Developer
1 4 (17.39%) Environment Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Web Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) Spring
2 8 (34.78%) J2EE
2 8 (34.78%) Servlets
3 7 (30.43%) .NET
4 6 (26.09%) JSR 286
4 6 (26.09%) Dojo
5 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
5 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (17.39%) Struts
7 3 (13.04%) Apache Wicket
7 3 (13.04%) RESTful
7 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (8.70%) Software Packaging
9 1 (4.35%) Ajax
9 1 (4.35%) Spring Security
9 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
9 1 (4.35%) Web Services
9 1 (4.35%) XML
9 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) DataPower
3 1 (4.35%) iSeries
3 1 (4.35%) HP Superdome
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) AIX
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) HPUX
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
5 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) RAD
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Xen
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) IBM
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) Lotus
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Google
5 3 (13.04%) Axway
6 2 (8.70%) Informatica
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) Siebel
7 1 (4.35%) HP