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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 93 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.08% 0.82% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £750 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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
294 244 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.14% 17.21% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 142 119
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 12
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 9 February 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 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (59.09%) WebLogic
2 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 13 (59.09%) Unix
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) Middleware
4 11 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) DB2
4 11 (50.00%) Web Services
5 10 (45.45%) SSL
5 10 (45.45%) IBM
6 9 (40.91%) AIX
6 9 (40.91%) Solaris
6 9 (40.91%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (36.36%) Subversion
7 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (36.36%) SMTP
7 8 (36.36%) SNMP
7 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 8 (36.36%) DNS
7 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
8 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
9 6 (27.27%) JBoss
9 6 (27.27%) Java
10 5 (22.73%) JMS
10 5 (22.73%) Clustering
11 4 (18.18%) SOAP
12 3 (13.64%) Struts
12 3 (13.64%) JUnit

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (59.09%) WebLogic
3 6 (27.27%) JBoss
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) SSL
2 8 (36.36%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) SMTP
2 8 (36.36%) SNMP
2 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Log4j
3 2 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Consultant
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Middleware Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Middleware Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Middleware Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Middleware
2 11 (50.00%) Web Services
2 11 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (40.91%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (22.73%) JMS
5 4 (18.18%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) DHTML
6 3 (13.64%) EJB
6 3 (13.64%) EJB 3.0
6 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) J2EE
6 3 (13.64%) JDBC
6 3 (13.64%) JSP
6 3 (13.64%) RESTful
6 3 (13.64%) Struts
6 3 (13.64%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) XSLT
7 2 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (22.73%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) HACMP
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Unix
2 12 (54.55%) Linux
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (40.91%) AIX
4 9 (40.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (13.64%) BPEL
1 3 (13.64%) Concurrent Programming
1 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (13.64%) Data Management
1 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
1 3 (13.64%) ETL
1 3 (13.64%) Master Data Management
1 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
1 3 (13.64%) OO
1 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (13.64%) OOD
1 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
1 3 (13.64%) UML
1 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Jython
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat