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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
North West / Manchester
Rank 81 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 42 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.07% 2.18% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.18% 13.55% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £420 £389
% change year-on-year
- +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00

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
209 310 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.89% 16.08% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 152 131
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £192 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 24 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £29.00 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.13% +69.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.52% +11.84%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 21 (51.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 20 (48.78%) Java
3 19 (46.34%) Oracle
4 17 (41.46%) WebSphere MQ
5 16 (39.02%) HTTP
6 15 (36.59%) Unix
7 13 (31.71%) Middleware
7 13 (31.71%) J2EE
8 11 (26.83%) WebLogic
8 11 (26.83%) Linux
8 11 (26.83%) JBoss
9 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
9 10 (24.39%) DB2
9 10 (24.39%) IBM
9 10 (24.39%) IBM HTTP Server
9 10 (24.39%) Clustering
10 9 (21.95%) Jython
10 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
10 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
11 8 (19.51%) EJB
11 8 (19.51%) SSL
11 8 (19.51%) Eclipse
11 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
12 7 (17.07%) High Availability
12 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
13 6 (14.63%) Banking
13 6 (14.63%) Finance
13 6 (14.63%) DNS

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 21 (51.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (26.83%) JBoss
2 11 (26.83%) WebLogic
3 10 (24.39%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
5 5 (12.20%) Apache
5 5 (12.20%) GlassFish
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (4.88%) Commerce Server
6 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.88%) IIS
6 2 (4.88%) Jetty
6 2 (4.88%) Mongrel
6 2 (4.88%) nginx
7 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.88%) Google App Engine
2 2 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) HTTP
2 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.51%) SSL
4 6 (14.63%) DNS
5 5 (12.20%) FTP
6 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 3 (7.32%) SMTP
6 3 (7.32%) SNMP
6 3 (7.32%) WAN
7 2 (4.88%) DHCP
7 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (4.88%) IPsec
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.44%) Firewall
8 1 (2.44%) IGRP
8 1 (2.44%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security
8 1 (2.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) DB2
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.44%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Eclipse
2 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.20%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (7.32%) Hudson
5 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) Maven
5 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 2 (4.88%) Subversion
5 2 (4.88%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (14.63%) Banking
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) Middleware Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) WebSphere Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Middleware Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Server Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Server Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (31.71%) J2EE
2 13 (31.71%) Middleware
3 8 (19.51%) EJB
4 5 (12.20%) JMS
4 5 (12.20%) JSP
4 5 (12.20%) SOAP
4 5 (12.20%) Swing
4 5 (12.20%) SWT
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) HTML
5 4 (9.76%) Servlets
6 3 (7.32%) Dojo
6 3 (7.32%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (7.32%) JDBC
6 3 (7.32%) JPA
7 2 (4.88%) .NET
7 2 (4.88%) J2SE
7 2 (4.88%) REST
7 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Clustering
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Unix
2 11 (26.83%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) AIX
3 5 (12.20%) Solaris
3 5 (12.20%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) High Availability
3 5 (12.20%) TDD
4 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.32%) SDLC
5 3 (7.32%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (7.32%) Test Management
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (4.88%) OO
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) Jython
3 6 (14.63%) Perl
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) CCNP
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CISSP
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) SANS
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) IBM
3 5 (12.20%) Sybase
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) F5
5 2 (4.88%) Google
5 2 (4.88%) Juniper
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.88%) Sun
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) Chordiant
6 1 (2.44%) FatWire
6 1 (2.44%) hybris
6 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk