The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had WebSphere Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Specialist
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1282 1807 1358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.32% 94.96% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 1034 804
Median daily rate £375 £365 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 55 67
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £27.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WebSphere Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WebSphere Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, WebSphere Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring WebSphere Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (80.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Jython
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) Chordiant
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP

WebSphere Specialist Skill Set
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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Jython
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Chordiant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle