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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 82 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 20 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.11% 0.26% 0.076%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.63% 1.59% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £495 £330 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +6.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +21.36%
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
262 251 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.53% 16.53% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 161 107
Median daily rate £400 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 12
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.26% +1.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +23.52%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 22 (73.33%) Oracle
3 19 (63.33%) Java
4 17 (56.67%) Web Services
4 17 (56.67%) Middleware
5 14 (46.67%) IBM
5 14 (46.67%) J2EE
5 14 (46.67%) Linux
6 13 (43.33%) DB2
7 12 (40.00%) EJB
7 12 (40.00%) XML
7 12 (40.00%) XSLT
7 12 (40.00%) JAXB
7 12 (40.00%) VXML
7 12 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 12 (40.00%) IVR
8 11 (36.67%) JUnit
9 10 (33.33%) Unix
9 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
10 9 (30.00%) QA
11 8 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (23.33%) Finance
12 7 (23.33%) Windows
12 7 (23.33%) AIX
12 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
12 7 (23.33%) SQL
12 7 (23.33%) Solaris
12 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
12 7 (23.33%) IBM Integration Bus
13 6 (20.00%) SSL

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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Solr
4 3 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (10.00%) JBoss
4 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.67%) Apache
5 2 (6.67%) GlassFish
5 2 (6.67%) Liferay
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (3.33%) Commerce Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.00%) SSL
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) SMTP
3 5 (16.67%) SNMP
4 4 (13.33%) HTTP
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) FTP
6 2 (6.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) MS Access
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) JUnit
2 5 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.67%) Introscope
3 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.67%) Toad
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Middleware Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) OAT Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) OAT Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Telephony Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) Middleware
1 17 (56.67%) Web Services
2 14 (46.67%) J2EE
3 12 (40.00%) EJB
3 12 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 12 (40.00%) JAXB
3 12 (40.00%) VXML
3 12 (40.00%) XML
3 12 (40.00%) XSLT
4 8 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (23.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (6.67%) SOAP
7 1 (3.33%) JDBC
7 1 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) IVR
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) Biometrics
4 2 (6.67%) LPAR
4 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (23.33%) AIX
3 7 (23.33%) Solaris
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) HPUX
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) SUSE
4 2 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (6.67%) Change Management
2 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (6.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.67%) High Availability
2 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (6.67%) SOA
2 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (6.67%) Test Management
2 2 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Migration
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Jython
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Firmware
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) CA Wily
1 2 (6.67%) DameWare
1 2 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.67%) nmon
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Oracle
2 14 (46.67%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Avaya
3 4 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Nortel
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) CA
4 2 (6.67%) Endeca
4 2 (6.67%) LexisNexis
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat