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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 77 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 1.21% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.98% 7.43% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £364 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
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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
241 202 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.90% 16.30% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 105 90
Average daily rate £375 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £263 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £13.40 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.49 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (53.57%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) J2EE
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) Spring
4 8 (28.57%) Middleware
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 8 (28.57%) XML
5 7 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 7 (25.00%) Banking
6 6 (21.43%) XML Messaging
6 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (21.43%) Sybase
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) Linux
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) UNIX
8 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.71%) Commerce Server
9 3 (10.71%) HTTP
9 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
9 3 (10.71%) J2SE
10 2 (7.14%) AIX
10 2 (7.14%) OOP
10 2 (7.14%) OO
10 2 (7.14%) JMS
10 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (10.71%) Commerce Server
2 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Jetty
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (3.57%) nginx
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) IPsec
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Maven
1 2 (7.14%) Lombardi
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 8 (28.57%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.57%) TIBCO Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) J2EE
2 9 (32.14%) Spring
3 8 (28.57%) Middleware
3 8 (28.57%) XML
4 6 (21.43%) XML Messaging
5 5 (17.86%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) J2SE
7 2 (7.14%) JMS
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) DOM
7 2 (7.14%) XSLT
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) JSP
7 2 (7.14%) Servlets
7 2 (7.14%) XML Schema
7 2 (7.14%) SAX
7 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (7.14%) CSS3
7 2 (7.14%) Grails
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.14%) PKI
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
3 2 (7.14%) OOP
3 2 (7.14%) OO
3 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 2 (7.14%) ETL
3 2 (7.14%) B2B
3 2 (7.14%) B2C
3 2 (7.14%) Web Design
3 2 (7.14%) BPMN
3 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) XPath
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 6 (21.43%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) VMware