The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 73 76 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 7 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% 0.63% 3.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.88% 3.24% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 14
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£325 £525 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £525 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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
246 216 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.58% 19.57% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 121 120
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £24.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +23.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £17.15 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.00 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.38 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -0.13%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 - -
Stockport - - - - 1
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 22 (59.46%) Java
2 19 (51.35%) Linux
3 16 (43.24%) XML
3 16 (43.24%) Spring
4 15 (40.54%) Windows
5 14 (37.84%) Tomcat
5 14 (37.84%) HTTP
6 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
6 13 (35.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (32.43%) XPath
7 12 (32.43%) Android
7 12 (32.43%) Grails
7 12 (32.43%) Hazelcast
7 12 (32.43%) Maven
7 12 (32.43%) XML Schema
7 12 (32.43%) JMS
7 12 (32.43%) J2SE
7 12 (32.43%) DOM
7 12 (32.43%) XSLT
7 12 (32.43%) Servlets
8 8 (21.62%) SAX
8 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle
9 7 (18.92%) UNIX
10 6 (16.22%) IBM
10 6 (16.22%) Banking
11 5 (13.51%) HP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (37.84%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.70%) Jetty
4 1 (2.70%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) CICS
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) FTP
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) IPsec
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Hazelcast
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Maven
2 2 (5.41%) Lombardi
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) TIBCO Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) XML
1 16 (43.24%) Spring
2 13 (35.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (32.43%) Grails
3 12 (32.43%) XML Schema
3 12 (32.43%) JMS
3 12 (32.43%) J2SE
3 12 (32.43%) DOM
3 12 (32.43%) XSLT
3 12 (32.43%) Servlets
4 8 (21.62%) SAX
5 4 (10.81%) J2EE
5 4 (10.81%) Middleware
6 3 (8.11%) XML Messaging
6 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (5.41%) SOAP
7 2 (5.41%) CSS
7 2 (5.41%) HTML
8 1 (2.70%) Ajax
8 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 13 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (32.43%) Android
5 7 (18.92%) UNIX
6 4 (10.81%) AIX
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.11%) Solaris
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) OO
5 2 (5.41%) UML
5 2 (5.41%) OOP
5 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.41%) BPMN
6 1 (2.70%) Data Management
6 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Process Management
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.70%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) XPath
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) COBOL
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) VB
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) RHEV
1 1 (2.70%) Xen
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Red Hat
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) IBM
4 5 (13.51%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Sybase
5 4 (10.81%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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