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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 78 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 28 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.52% 1.07% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.36% 6.28% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 2
Average daily rate £363 £388 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -26.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
299 239 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.28% 17.10% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 140 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 12
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.60 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 36 (44.44%) IBM
2 30 (37.04%) Linux
3 27 (33.33%) Java
4 24 (29.63%) Middleware
5 22 (27.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 21 (25.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (24.69%) Oracle
7 20 (24.69%) WebSphere MQ
8 18 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 18 (22.22%) Windows
9 17 (20.99%) Unix
9 17 (20.99%) DB2
9 17 (20.99%) J2EE
9 17 (20.99%) Mainframe
10 15 (18.52%) Finance
10 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (16.05%) WebLogic
12 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
13 11 (13.58%) DNS
13 11 (13.58%) HTTP
13 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
14 10 (12.35%) Web Services
14 10 (12.35%) Retail
14 10 (12.35%) SSL
14 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
15 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
15 9 (11.11%) VMware
15 9 (11.11%) XML
15 9 (11.11%) JMS
16 8 (9.88%) Servlets

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (25.93%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (16.05%) WebLogic
3 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
4 8 (9.88%) JBoss
5 7 (8.64%) CICS
6 6 (7.41%) Apache Solr
6 6 (7.41%) IIS
7 5 (6.17%) Jetty
7 5 (6.17%) nginx
8 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (2.47%) Apache
10 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.17%) Google App Engine
1 5 (6.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.58%) DNS
2 11 (13.58%) HTTP
3 10 (12.35%) SSL
4 7 (8.64%) SMTP
5 6 (7.41%) FTP
5 6 (7.41%) SNMP
6 5 (6.17%) DHCP
6 5 (6.17%) IPsec
7 3 (3.70%) Firewall
8 2 (2.47%) SAN
8 2 (2.47%) WinSCP
9 1 (1.23%) Internet
9 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.23%) LDAP
9 1 (1.23%) NAS
9 1 (1.23%) SMS
9 1 (1.23%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) DB2
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.47%) Hazelcast
4 2 (2.47%) MS Access
4 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.23%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 6 (7.41%) Subversion
3 5 (6.17%) Maven
4 4 (4.94%) JIRA
5 3 (3.70%) JUnit
5 3 (3.70%) Log4j
6 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.47%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.47%) Hudson
6 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.47%) Toad
7 1 (1.23%) Ant
7 1 (1.23%) Gradle
7 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Retail
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Developer
2 21 (25.93%) Architect
3 20 (24.69%) Designer
4 15 (18.52%) WebSphere Developer
5 12 (14.81%) Java Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Consultant
6 10 (12.35%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.64%) Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Integration Architect
8 6 (7.41%) WebSphere Architect
9 5 (6.17%) DevOps Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Senior DevOps Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Administrator
10 4 (4.94%) Middleware Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Administrator
11 3 (3.70%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.63%) Middleware
2 20 (24.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 17 (20.99%) J2EE
5 10 (12.35%) Web Services
6 9 (11.11%) JMS
6 9 (11.11%) XML
7 8 (9.88%) Servlets
7 8 (9.88%) XSLT
8 7 (8.64%) SOAP
9 5 (6.17%) .NET
9 5 (6.17%) DHTML
9 5 (6.17%) HTML
9 5 (6.17%) Spring
10 4 (4.94%) J2SE
10 4 (4.94%) REST
10 4 (4.94%) XML Schema
11 3 (3.70%) CSS
11 3 (3.70%) EJB
11 3 (3.70%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Mainframe
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.17%) Clustering
5 4 (4.94%) Contactless
6 2 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.47%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) DataPower
7 1 (1.23%) EFT
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.23%) HACMP
7 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.23%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.04%) Linux
2 18 (22.22%) Windows
3 17 (20.99%) Unix
4 8 (9.88%) AIX
4 8 (9.88%) Solaris
5 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.47%) zOS
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
3 6 (7.41%) Configuration Management
3 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (7.41%) DevOps
3 6 (7.41%) Integration Testing
3 6 (7.41%) OO
3 6 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (6.17%) Automated Testing
4 5 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (6.17%) ETL
4 5 (6.17%) Scrum
4 5 (6.17%) Software Delivery
4 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
4 5 (6.17%) TDD
4 5 (6.17%) UML
4 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
5 3 (3.70%) Data Modelling
5 3 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (3.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 6 (7.41%) SQL
4 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.70%) XPath
5 2 (2.47%) Jython
6 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) Python
6 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
1 2 (2.47%) OCPJP
1 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) GPFS
2 1 (1.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (1.23%) RACF
2 1 (1.23%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (27.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 6 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.17%) Puppet
4 2 (2.47%) DameWare
4 2 (2.47%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.23%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.23%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.23%) zSecure
Vendors
1 36 (44.44%) IBM
2 20 (24.69%) Oracle
3 9 (11.11%) VMware
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.17%) Google
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.23%) Assembla
7 1 (1.23%) BMC
7 1 (1.23%) CA
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