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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 96 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.16% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 1.04% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £419
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.00%
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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
277 193 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.18% 15.60% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 100 102
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £24.10 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 5 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Internet

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability