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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Specialist
Rank 110 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Specialist
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
1752 1705 1266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.81% 95.20% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 999 748
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 59
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.78 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Jython
4 2 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (14.29%) Commerce Server
5 1 (14.29%) SMTP
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) SNMP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) JBoss
5 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (14.29%) Python

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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (28.57%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (14.29%) Commerce Server
4 1 (14.29%) JBoss
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) JDBC
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Jython
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle