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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 88 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 17 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.20% 2.34% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 2
Median daily rate £400 £445 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +48.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
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
274 299 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.78% 16.15% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 187 115
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £253 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 11
Median hourly rate £15.75 £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.25 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £32.78 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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
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 31 August 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 £375 -
WebSphere Application Server
North West

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 21 (67.74%) Oracle
3 17 (54.84%) Java
3 17 (54.84%) Middleware
4 13 (41.94%) J2EE
5 11 (35.48%) EJB
5 11 (35.48%) Web Services
5 11 (35.48%) XML
5 11 (35.48%) XSLT
5 11 (35.48%) HTTP
5 11 (35.48%) VXML
5 11 (35.48%) JAXB
5 11 (35.48%) Hibernate
5 11 (35.48%) IVR
6 10 (32.26%) IBM
6 10 (32.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (32.26%) JUnit
7 9 (29.03%) Unix
7 9 (29.03%) DB2
7 9 (29.03%) Linux
8 8 (25.81%) QA
9 7 (22.58%) VMware
10 6 (19.35%) JBoss
10 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 6 (19.35%) Finance
10 6 (19.35%) Banking
11 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
11 5 (16.13%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (16.13%) Clustering

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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (19.35%) JBoss
3 5 (16.13%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.90%) Apache
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
5 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
6 2 (6.45%) Liferay
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (3.23%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) HTTP
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) FTP
4 3 (9.68%) SSL
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) WinSCP
6 1 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) SMTP
6 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) DB2
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) JUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.45%) Hudson
2 2 (6.45%) Introscope
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.45%) Toad
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Middleware Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (9.68%) OAT Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) OAT Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Middleware
2 13 (41.94%) J2EE
3 11 (35.48%) EJB
3 11 (35.48%) Hibernate
3 11 (35.48%) JAXB
3 11 (35.48%) VXML
3 11 (35.48%) Web Services
3 11 (35.48%) XML
3 11 (35.48%) XSLT
4 10 (32.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (16.13%) SOAP
6 3 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (3.23%) JDBC
8 1 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) IVR
2 5 (16.13%) Clustering
3 4 (12.90%) Biometrics
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) LPAR
5 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
5 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
1 9 (29.03%) Unix
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) AIX
3 4 (12.90%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) HPUX
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) SUSE
4 2 (6.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 5 (16.13%) Test Management
2 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.68%) SDLC
3 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.45%) Defect Management
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
4 2 (6.45%) High Availability
4 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.45%) Load Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) Jython
3 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Firmware
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.45%) CA Wily
2 2 (6.45%) DameWare
2 2 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.45%) nmon
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) IBM
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Avaya
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Nortel
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) CA
5 2 (6.45%) Endeca
5 2 (6.45%) LexisNexis