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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 71 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 36 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.93% 0.92% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.90% 5.81% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 3
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
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
279 258 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.99% 15.88% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 170 91
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Median hourly rate £20.73 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.10% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £21.20 £24.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 38 (59.38%) Java
2 32 (50.00%) Oracle
3 28 (43.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 24 (37.50%) IBM
5 23 (35.94%) Linux
5 23 (35.94%) Middleware
6 20 (31.25%) J2EE
7 18 (28.13%) Finance
7 18 (28.13%) Web Services
8 17 (26.56%) Unix
9 16 (25.00%) EJB
10 15 (23.44%) XML
11 14 (21.88%) DB2
11 14 (21.88%) WebSphere MQ
12 12 (18.75%) Shell Script
12 12 (18.75%) VXML
12 12 (18.75%) IVR
12 12 (18.75%) Hibernate
12 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (18.75%) XSLT
12 12 (18.75%) JAXB
12 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
12 12 (18.75%) QA
13 11 (17.19%) JUnit
14 10 (15.63%) WebLogic
14 10 (15.63%) Windows
14 10 (15.63%) IBM Integration Bus
15 9 (14.06%) AIX
15 9 (14.06%) SQL
15 9 (14.06%) SOA

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 28 (43.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (15.63%) WebLogic
3 8 (12.50%) JBoss
4 5 (7.81%) Apache Solr
4 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.25%) Apache
5 4 (6.25%) GlassFish
6 3 (4.69%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (4.69%) IIS
7 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.13%) CICS
7 2 (3.13%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 2 (3.13%) Jetty
7 2 (3.13%) Liferay
7 2 (3.13%) nginx
7 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.56%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) HTTP
2 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.38%) FTP
3 6 (9.38%) SSL
4 5 (7.81%) DNS
5 3 (4.69%) SMTP
5 3 (4.69%) SNMP
6 2 (3.13%) DHCP
6 2 (3.13%) Firewall
6 2 (3.13%) IPsec
6 2 (3.13%) WinSCP
7 1 (1.56%) Network Security
7 1 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) DB2
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) Hazelcast
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) DataStage
4 2 (3.13%) MS Access
4 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) JUnit
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) JIRA
3 3 (4.69%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.13%) Introscope
4 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.13%) Toad
4 2 (3.13%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.56%) Ant
5 1 (1.56%) Gradle
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Administrator
3 9 (14.06%) Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.94%) WebSphere Specialist
5 6 (9.38%) Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) WebSphere Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Java Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Digital Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) Middleware
2 20 (31.25%) J2EE
3 18 (28.13%) Web Services
4 16 (25.00%) EJB
5 15 (23.44%) XML
6 14 (21.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (18.75%) Hibernate
7 12 (18.75%) JAXB
7 12 (18.75%) VXML
7 12 (18.75%) XSLT
8 10 (15.63%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (10.94%) SOAP
10 6 (9.38%) Spring
11 4 (6.25%) .NET
11 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 4 (6.25%) Grails
11 4 (6.25%) JMS
11 4 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (6.25%) React
11 4 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) IVR
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Biometrics
3 4 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.69%) Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.13%) DataPower
5 2 (3.13%) LPAR
5 2 (3.13%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Linux
2 17 (26.56%) Unix
3 10 (15.63%) Windows
4 9 (14.06%) AIX
5 7 (10.94%) Solaris
6 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.25%) HPUX
7 4 (6.25%) SUSE
7 4 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 9 (14.06%) SOA
3 7 (10.94%) DevOps
4 6 (9.38%) Scrum
5 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.81%) TDD
6 4 (6.25%) Change Management
6 4 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.25%) Web Development
7 3 (4.69%) CRM
7 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.69%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.13%) Coaching
8 2 (3.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.13%) RUP
8 2 (3.13%) Software Delivery
8 2 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) Java
2 12 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 9 (14.06%) SQL
4 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.81%) Python
6 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.13%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) Jython
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (4.69%) Firmware
4 2 (3.13%) Docker
4 2 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Puppet
2 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.13%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.13%) DameWare
3 2 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.13%) nmon
3 2 (3.13%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) Oracle
2 24 (37.50%) IBM
3 7 (10.94%) VMware
4 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.25%) Avaya
5 4 (6.25%) HP
5 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.25%) Nortel
6 2 (3.13%) Actimize
6 2 (3.13%) CA
6 2 (3.13%) Endeca
6 2 (3.13%) Google
6 2 (3.13%) LexisNexis
6 2 (3.13%) Sybase
7 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) Intel
7 1 (1.56%) webMethods
7 1 (1.56%) WSO2