The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Developer
Rank 104 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Developer 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £750 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £406 £423
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1744 1339 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.94% 95.78% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 783 576
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 51
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

WebSphere Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WebSphere Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Developer across the Manchester region.

WebSphere Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WebSphere Developer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited WebSphere Developer in their job title 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 with WebSphere Developer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (73.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 9 (60.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) DB2
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE
6 1 (6.67%) Retail

WebSphere Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited WebSphere Developer in their job title 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 with WebSphere Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) IBM