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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 89 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 2 4 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.35% 2.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.92% 1.79% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £46.50
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
217 224 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.27% 19.43% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 104 133
Average daily rate £350 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 21
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £35.00 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - - 2
WebSphere Application Server
North West

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) RHEV

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
1 2 (50.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP