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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 82 69 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 1.07% 2.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.42% 6.25% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Average daily rate
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£394 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £500 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - £26.25
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
277 208 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.78% 17.13% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 117 111
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 17
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -19.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £17.10 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 March 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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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 - 2 - -
Stockport - - - -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 19 (55.88%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) Linux
3 12 (35.29%) Spring
4 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 11 (32.35%) XML
5 10 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (23.53%) HTTP
7 7 (20.59%) J2SE
7 7 (20.59%) UNIX
7 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle
7 7 (20.59%) Banking
7 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) XPath
8 6 (17.65%) Maven
8 6 (17.65%) Grails
8 6 (17.65%) Android
8 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (17.65%) Hazelcast
8 6 (17.65%) Servlets
8 6 (17.65%) JMS
8 6 (17.65%) J2EE
8 6 (17.65%) DOM
8 6 (17.65%) XSLT
8 6 (17.65%) XML Schema
8 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
9 5 (14.71%) SAX
9 5 (14.71%) HP
9 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
9 5 (14.71%) TIBCO

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.94%) CICS
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (2.94%) Jetty
4 1 (2.94%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) IPsec
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Hazelcast
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Maven
2 2 (5.88%) Lombardi
3 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (20.59%) Banking
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 9 (26.47%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) Spring
2 11 (32.35%) XML
3 10 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (20.59%) J2SE
5 6 (17.65%) Grails
5 6 (17.65%) Servlets
5 6 (17.65%) JMS
5 6 (17.65%) J2EE
5 6 (17.65%) DOM
5 6 (17.65%) XSLT
5 6 (17.65%) XML Schema
6 5 (14.71%) SAX
7 4 (11.76%) XML Messaging
7 4 (11.76%) Middleware
8 3 (8.82%) SOAP
8 3 (8.82%) Web Services
8 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (5.88%) HTML
9 2 (5.88%) CSS
10 1 (2.94%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 7 (20.59%) UNIX
4 6 (17.65%) Android
4 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (14.71%) AIX
6 3 (8.82%) Solaris
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
1 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) OO
4 2 (5.88%) BPMN
4 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.88%) UML
4 2 (5.88%) OOP
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) OOD
5 1 (2.94%) SOA
5 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps
5 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.94%) Build Automation
5 1 (2.94%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) XPath
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 5 (14.71%) HP
3 5 (14.71%) TIBCO
4 4 (11.76%) Sybase
4 4 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft