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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 76 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 31 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.69% 0.93% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.84% 5.81% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 7
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-6.08% -2.11%
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
315 241 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.15% 16.09% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 146 104
Median daily rate £400 £370 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.30% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £14.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £19.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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 31 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 28 (51.85%) Java
2 26 (48.15%) Oracle
2 26 (48.15%) Linux
3 25 (46.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 23 (42.59%) IBM
5 19 (35.19%) Middleware
6 17 (31.48%) DB2
7 16 (29.63%) Unix
7 16 (29.63%) WebSphere MQ
8 15 (27.78%) Shell Script
8 15 (27.78%) Finance
9 13 (24.07%) Windows
9 13 (24.07%) Web Services
9 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
9 13 (24.07%) J2EE
9 13 (24.07%) IBM Integration Bus
10 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (18.52%) XML
11 10 (18.52%) AIX
11 10 (18.52%) SSL
11 10 (18.52%) Solaris
11 10 (18.52%) HTTP
11 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
12 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 9 (16.67%) SOAP
13 8 (14.81%) Scrum
13 8 (14.81%) SQL
13 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
13 8 (14.81%) DNS
13 8 (14.81%) Computer Science

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 25 (46.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (24.07%) WebLogic
3 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
4 6 (11.11%) JBoss
5 5 (9.26%) Apache
6 4 (7.41%) Apache Solr
7 3 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (3.70%) CICS
8 2 (3.70%) GlassFish
8 2 (3.70%) IIS
8 2 (3.70%) Jetty
8 2 (3.70%) Liferay
8 2 (3.70%) nginx
8 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.85%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.70%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) HTTP
1 10 (18.52%) SSL
1 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.81%) DNS
3 6 (11.11%) FTP
3 6 (11.11%) SMTP
3 6 (11.11%) SNMP
4 3 (5.56%) Firewall
4 3 (5.56%) WinSCP
5 2 (3.70%) DHCP
5 2 (3.70%) IPsec
6 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) DB2
2 4 (7.41%) Hazelcast
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) MS Access
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Subversion
2 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) JUnit
3 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) JIRA
4 3 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.56%) Toad
5 2 (3.70%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.70%) Introscope
5 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.70%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.85%) Ant
6 1 (1.85%) Gradle
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Administrator
3 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) WebSphere Specialist
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Middleware Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) Middleware
2 16 (29.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (24.07%) IBM Integration Bus
3 13 (24.07%) J2EE
3 13 (24.07%) Web Services
4 10 (18.52%) XML
5 9 (16.67%) SOAP
6 7 (12.96%) EJB
6 7 (12.96%) XSLT
7 6 (11.11%) Spring
8 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.26%) JAXB
8 5 (9.26%) VXML
9 4 (7.41%) Ajax
9 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.41%) Grails
9 4 (7.41%) HTML
9 4 (7.41%) JMS
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (7.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) IVR
2 5 (9.26%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.41%) Clustering
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) DataPower
5 2 (3.70%) LPAR
5 2 (3.70%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 16 (29.63%) Unix
3 13 (24.07%) Windows
4 10 (18.52%) AIX
4 10 (18.52%) Solaris
5 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.41%) HPUX
6 4 (7.41%) SUSE
6 4 (7.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (14.81%) Scrum
4 7 (12.96%) DevOps
4 7 (12.96%) TDD
5 6 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
5 6 (11.11%) SOA
6 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.41%) Change Management
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.41%) Web Development
8 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.56%) Load Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Validation
9 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Java
2 15 (27.78%) Shell Script
3 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.81%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) Jython
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.56%) Firmware
4 2 (3.70%) Docker
4 2 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Puppet
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) DameWare
3 3 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (3.70%) CA Wily
4 2 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.70%) nmon
4 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Oracle
2 23 (42.59%) IBM
3 6 (11.11%) VMware
4 5 (9.26%) HP
4 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) LexisNexis
6 2 (3.70%) Actimize
6 2 (3.70%) CA
6 2 (3.70%) Endeca
6 2 (3.70%) Google
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
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