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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.56% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.34% 3.64% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £450 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
224 275 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.79% 15.32% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 144 148
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +110.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +4.10%

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 19 February 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (53.33%) Clustering
3 7 (46.67%) Middleware
3 7 (46.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (40.00%) Jython
5 5 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) HTTP
5 5 (33.33%) SSL
5 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) JBoss
6 4 (26.67%) DB2
6 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) J2EE
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) High Availability
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (20.00%) AIX
7 3 (20.00%) Solaris
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) JDBC
7 3 (20.00%) JMS
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (13.33%) Subversion
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) Red Hat

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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (46.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (26.67%) JBoss
3 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (13.33%) Apache
6 1 (6.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
1 5 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SMTP
2 2 (13.33%) SNMP
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Endeca
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Lombardi
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Server Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) BPM Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Server Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Middleware
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) JDBC
4 3 (20.00%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) Dojo
6 1 (6.67%) Ext JS
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) JSP
6 1 (6.67%) Sencha Touch
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) AIX
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) High Availability
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) E-business
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Jython
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) FatWire
3 1 (6.67%) hybris
3 1 (6.67%) Sencha