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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 36 31 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 3 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.70% 1.11% 12.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.92% 10.34% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 32
Average daily rate
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£350 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 - £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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
73 29 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.86% 10.70% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 15 74
Average daily rate £340 £336 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £413 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £29.17 £11.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.13% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Job
Vacancies
Accrington - - - -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (90.48%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) J2EE
2 12 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 11 (52.38%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Spring
4 8 (38.10%) IBM
4 8 (38.10%) Servlets
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Apache
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) IIS
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) HTTP
5 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) Jetty
5 7 (33.33%) nginx
6 6 (28.57%) JSR 286
6 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
6 6 (28.57%) Quickr
6 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) Dojo
6 6 (28.57%) SSL
6 6 (28.57%) Ajax
6 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (28.57%) Scrum
6 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (33.33%) Apache
2 7 (33.33%) IIS
2 7 (33.33%) Jetty
2 7 (33.33%) nginx
3 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Portal
3 6 (28.57%) Quickr
3 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (23.81%) MQSeries
4 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
4 5 (23.81%) CMS
4 5 (23.81%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (23.81%) Escenic
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (14.29%) Google App Engine
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
2 6 (28.57%) SSL
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) IPsec
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) FTP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) Big Data
1 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Toad
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Programmer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Java Programmer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Programmer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Environment Manager
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) J2EE
2 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) Spring
3 8 (38.10%) Servlets
4 6 (28.57%) JSR 286
4 6 (28.57%) Dojo
4 6 (28.57%) Ajax
4 6 (28.57%) EJB
4 6 (28.57%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 6 (28.57%) Struts
5 5 (23.81%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) Java RMI
5 5 (23.81%) LAMP
5 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
5 5 (23.81%) JSF
5 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) CSS3
5 5 (23.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
2 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 6 (28.57%) UML
3 5 (23.81%) OOP
3 5 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (23.81%) RUP
3 5 (23.81%) OOD
3 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Management
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Lotus
4 5 (23.81%) JBoss
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) Google
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) SAP