The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 90 92 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 10 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.61% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.46% 3.73% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
WebSphere Application Server
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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
224 322 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.62% 16.40% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 162 133
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £514 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Manchester region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Manchester region.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 24 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (54.17%) Middleware
3 12 (50.00%) Oracle
4 11 (45.83%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (41.67%) HTTP
6 9 (37.50%) Java
6 9 (37.50%) Unix
6 9 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (37.50%) Clustering
7 8 (33.33%) Jython
7 8 (33.33%) J2EE
8 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (25.00%) Perl
8 6 (25.00%) DB2
8 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
8 6 (25.00%) IBM
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.83%) JBoss
9 5 (20.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (20.83%) AIX
9 5 (20.83%) Solaris
9 5 (20.83%) Banking
9 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
9 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (20.83%) SSL
10 4 (16.67%) High Availability
10 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 4 (16.67%) IVR
10 4 (16.67%) VXML
10 4 (16.67%) JAXB

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (20.83%) JBoss
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (8.33%) Apache
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
6 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) HTTP
2 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) SSL
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) FTP
4 3 (12.50%) SMTP
4 3 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.50%) Hudson
2 3 (12.50%) JUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Middleware Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Server Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Server Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) OAT Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Server Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Middleware
2 11 (45.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (16.67%) EJB
4 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (16.67%) JAXB
4 4 (16.67%) VXML
4 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) XSLT
5 3 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (12.50%) JDBC
5 3 (12.50%) JMS
5 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) JSP
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) IVR
4 3 (12.50%) Biometrics
5 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) AIX
3 5 (20.83%) Solaris
4 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) High Availability
2 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (12.50%) SDLC
2 3 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (12.50%) Test Management
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Content Management
4 1 (4.17%) E-business
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) Jython
3 6 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Avaya
3 3 (12.50%) Nortel
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Endeca
4 1 (4.17%) FatWire
4 1 (4.17%) hybris