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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 29 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 19 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.61% 1.54% 4.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.00% 10.71% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 14
Average daily rate
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£350 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 - £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
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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 28 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.45% 14.36% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 16 57
Average daily rate £339 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) IBM
3 9 (45.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (40.00%) Servlets
4 8 (40.00%) J2EE
4 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (35.00%) HTTP
5 7 (35.00%) Apache
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) IIS
5 7 (35.00%) Spring
5 7 (35.00%) Jetty
5 7 (35.00%) nginx
6 6 (30.00%) JSR 286
6 6 (30.00%) Quickr
6 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (30.00%) Dojo
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) SSL
6 6 (30.00%) Lotus
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (45.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (35.00%) Apache
3 7 (35.00%) IIS
3 7 (35.00%) nginx
3 7 (35.00%) Jetty
4 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (30.00%) Quickr
4 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (10.00%) JBoss
5 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.00%) SAS
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle 9iAS
6 1 (5.00%) Node.js
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (15.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) SSL
3 3 (15.00%) IPsec
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) FTP
4 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Toad
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Environment Manager
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) J2EE
1 8 (40.00%) Servlets
2 7 (35.00%) Spring
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) Dojo
3 6 (30.00%) JSR 286
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) Software Packaging
5 2 (10.00%) Struts
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) JDBC
5 2 (10.00%) JSP
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) EJB
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
6 1 (5.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) DataPower
3 1 (5.00%) iSeries
3 1 (5.00%) HP Superdome
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) RAD
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Xen
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) IBM
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Lotus
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Google
4 3 (15.00%) Axway
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Siebel
5 2 (10.00%) Informatica
6 1 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) HP