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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 33 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.79% 0.22% 1.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.63% 2.08% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£441 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £401
% change year-on-year
- +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+27.86% -3.17%
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
64 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.88% 10.55% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 17
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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 29 July 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
Preston +12 4 - -
Blackpool - 3 £430 -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (73.08%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) Oracle
2 15 (57.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) JBoss
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) FTP
7 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 8 (30.77%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (26.92%) Puppet
8 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
8 7 (26.92%) UNIX
8 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 6 (23.08%) JSP
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) J2EE
9 6 (23.08%) Solaris
9 6 (23.08%) ProC
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (19.23%) Jenkins

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (46.15%) JBoss
2 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 5 (19.23%) Apache
3 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
3 5 (19.23%) Jetty
3 5 (19.23%) nginx
4 4 (15.38%) Tuxedo
5 3 (11.54%) OpenStack
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (19.23%) Google App Engine
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (11.54%) PaaS
3 3 (11.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) FTP
2 5 (19.23%) HTTP
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) SSL
2 5 (19.23%) IPsec
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) ProC
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Release Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) J2EE
1 6 (23.08%) JSP
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) Servlets
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) Middleware
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) UNIX
4 6 (23.08%) Solaris
5 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) Open Source
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Content Management
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 4 (15.38%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
1 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Curam
3 5 (19.23%) Google
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.85%) SAP