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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 94 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.40% 1.44% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £450 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 - £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 - £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 -
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
294 277 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.23% 16.71% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 153 131
Average daily rate £385 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 14
Average hourly rate £190.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1145.90% -15.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (65.22%) DB2
2 15 (65.22%) Linux
3 14 (60.87%) IBM
3 14 (60.87%) Middleware
4 12 (52.17%) Unix
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle
5 11 (47.83%) WebLogic
5 11 (47.83%) Web Services
5 11 (47.83%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (43.48%) SSL
6 10 (43.48%) Windows
7 9 (39.13%) AIX
7 9 (39.13%) Solaris
7 9 (39.13%) Java
7 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
7 9 (39.13%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
8 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (34.78%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (34.78%) SMTP
8 8 (34.78%) SNMP
8 8 (34.78%) DNS
9 7 (30.43%) Subversion
9 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
10 6 (26.09%) SQL
11 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
11 5 (21.74%) Clustering
12 4 (17.39%) Apache Solr
12 4 (17.39%) JBoss

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (47.83%) WebLogic
3 4 (17.39%) Apache Solr
3 4 (17.39%) JBoss
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SSL
2 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 8 (34.78%) SMTP
3 8 (34.78%) SNMP
4 3 (13.04%) HTTP
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
6 1 (4.35%) FTP
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (4.35%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.70%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.35%) Log4j
4 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Middleware Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) Middleware Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Middleware Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Services Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Server Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Middleware
2 11 (47.83%) Web Services
2 11 (47.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (39.13%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (13.04%) EJB
4 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE
4 3 (13.04%) XML
4 3 (13.04%) XSLT
5 2 (8.70%) JAXB
5 2 (8.70%) SOAP
5 2 (8.70%) VXML
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) DHTML
6 1 (4.35%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) JDBC
6 1 (4.35%) JMS
6 1 (4.35%) JSP
6 1 (4.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (21.74%) Clustering
4 2 (8.70%) IVR
5 1 (4.35%) HACMP
5 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Unix
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) AIX
4 9 (39.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) BPEL
5 1 (4.35%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Test Management
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Jython
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) GPFS
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) DameWare
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.35%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) IBM
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) LexisNexis
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
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