The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 80 55 82
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 20 50 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 2.55% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.93% 15.53% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 10
Median daily rate £400 £405 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £520 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £35.58
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +15.24%
WebSphere
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
224 322 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.62% 16.40% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 162 133
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £514 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.25%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £548 -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 25 (51.02%) Java
1 25 (51.02%) Oracle
2 24 (48.98%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (38.78%) Unix
3 19 (38.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 19 (38.78%) Middleware
4 17 (34.69%) J2EE
5 14 (28.57%) IBM
6 13 (26.53%) HTTP
7 12 (24.49%) JBoss
7 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
7 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
8 11 (22.45%) DB2
8 11 (22.45%) EJB
9 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.37%) IBM HTTP Server
10 9 (18.37%) Clustering
10 9 (18.37%) Linux
10 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
11 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.33%) Jython
11 8 (16.33%) Finance
11 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
11 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.29%) SSL
12 7 (14.29%) AIX
13 6 (12.24%) XML
13 6 (12.24%) Sybase
13 6 (12.24%) Perl
13 6 (12.24%) Swing

WebSphere
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 24 (48.98%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (24.49%) JBoss
2 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
3 9 (18.37%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (12.24%) GlassFish
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.12%) Apache
7 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (4.08%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 2 (4.08%) IIS
8 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
8 1 (2.04%) CMS
8 1 (2.04%) Commerce Server
8 1 (2.04%) Jetty
8 1 (2.04%) Mongrel
8 1 (2.04%) Mule
8 1 (2.04%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) HTTP
2 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.29%) SSL
4 5 (10.20%) DNS
5 4 (8.16%) FTP
6 3 (6.12%) LAN
6 3 (6.12%) SMTP
6 3 (6.12%) SNMP
6 3 (6.12%) WAN
7 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.04%) BGP
8 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.04%) Firewall
8 1 (2.04%) IGRP
8 1 (2.04%) IPsec
8 1 (2.04%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.04%) OSPF
8 1 (2.04%) SAN
8 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) DB2
3 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) DataStage
4 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.24%) Eclipse RCP
2 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.12%) Hudson
3 3 (6.12%) JUnit
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) Maven
4 2 (4.08%) Selenium
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Middleware Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.08%) DataStage Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Server Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Server Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) Middleware
1 19 (38.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 17 (34.69%) J2EE
3 11 (22.45%) EJB
4 6 (12.24%) Swing
4 6 (12.24%) SWT
4 6 (12.24%) XML
5 5 (10.20%) JMS
5 5 (10.20%) SOAP
5 5 (10.20%) Web Services
6 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
6 4 (8.16%) JAXB
6 4 (8.16%) VXML
6 4 (8.16%) XSLT
7 3 (6.12%) .NET
7 3 (6.12%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (6.12%) JDBC
7 3 (6.12%) JSP
7 3 (6.12%) Servlets
8 2 (4.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Clustering
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) IVR
4 3 (6.12%) Biometrics
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Unix
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) AIX
4 5 (10.20%) Solaris
5 4 (8.16%) Windows
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
2 6 (12.24%) High Availability
3 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (8.16%) TDD
4 3 (6.12%) Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Open Source
4 3 (6.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.12%) SDLC
4 3 (6.12%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (6.12%) SOA
4 3 (6.12%) Test Management
5 2 (4.08%) Functional Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (4.08%) OO
5 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) Java
2 8 (16.33%) Jython
3 6 (12.24%) Perl
4 4 (8.16%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.08%) C
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB
4 2 (4.08%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) SANS
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) QRadar
2 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Oracle
2 14 (28.57%) IBM
3 6 (12.24%) Sybase
4 5 (10.20%) VMware
5 3 (6.12%) Avaya
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.12%) Nortel
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) Sun
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) Endeca
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) hybris
7 1 (2.04%) Intel
7 1 (2.04%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.04%) Splunk
7 1 (2.04%) WSO2