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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 74 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 31 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.70% 1.71% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.31% 10.62% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 6
Median daily rate £475 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.63%
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
274 292 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.00% 16.11% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 182 113
Median daily rate £375 £425 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £256 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 12
Median hourly rate £20.73 £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.32 £32.78 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 28 August 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 £375 -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 36 (57.14%) Java
2 35 (55.56%) Oracle
3 31 (49.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 22 (34.92%) Middleware
5 21 (33.33%) IBM
6 20 (31.75%) J2EE
7 18 (28.57%) Linux
7 18 (28.57%) Finance
8 17 (26.98%) EJB
9 16 (25.40%) Unix
9 16 (25.40%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (23.81%) Web Services
10 15 (23.81%) XML
10 15 (23.81%) HTTP
11 13 (20.63%) DB2
12 12 (19.05%) XSLT
12 12 (19.05%) JAXB
12 12 (19.05%) VXML
12 12 (19.05%) Hibernate
12 12 (19.05%) IVR
13 11 (17.46%) JUnit
13 11 (17.46%) QA
14 10 (15.87%) SOAP
14 10 (15.87%) VMware
15 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
15 9 (14.29%) Windows
15 9 (14.29%) WebLogic
15 9 (14.29%) SQL
15 9 (14.29%) FTP
15 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce

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 31 (49.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 8 (12.70%) JBoss
4 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.94%) Apache
5 5 (7.94%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (6.35%) Apache Solr
6 4 (6.35%) GlassFish
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (4.76%) IIS
8 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.17%) Commerce Server
8 2 (3.17%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 2 (3.17%) Jetty
8 2 (3.17%) Liferay
8 2 (3.17%) Mongrel
8 2 (3.17%) nginx
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (3.17%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.59%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.17%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) HTTP
2 9 (14.29%) FTP
3 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.94%) SSL
5 3 (4.76%) DNS
6 2 (3.17%) DHCP
6 2 (3.17%) Firewall
6 2 (3.17%) IPsec
6 2 (3.17%) WinSCP
7 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.59%) LAN
7 1 (1.59%) Network Security
7 1 (1.59%) SAN
7 1 (1.59%) SMTP
7 1 (1.59%) SNMP
7 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) DB2
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) DataStage
4 2 (3.17%) Hazelcast
4 2 (3.17%) MS Access
4 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) JUnit
2 4 (6.35%) JIRA
3 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.17%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.17%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.17%) Introscope
4 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.17%) Toad
4 2 (3.17%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.59%) Ant
5 1 (1.59%) Gradle
5 1 (1.59%) Hudson
5 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Administrator
3 8 (12.70%) WebSphere Specialist
4 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (4.76%) OAT Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) OAT Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
9 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 2 (3.17%) WebOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) Middleware
2 20 (31.75%) J2EE
3 17 (26.98%) EJB
4 16 (25.40%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (23.81%) Web Services
5 15 (23.81%) XML
6 12 (19.05%) Hibernate
6 12 (19.05%) JAXB
6 12 (19.05%) VXML
6 12 (19.05%) XSLT
7 10 (15.87%) SOAP
8 5 (7.94%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (6.35%) .NET
9 4 (6.35%) CSS
9 4 (6.35%) HTML
9 4 (6.35%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (6.35%) RESTful
9 4 (6.35%) Spring
10 3 (4.76%) JMS
11 2 (3.17%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) IVR
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Clustering
3 4 (6.35%) Biometrics
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) LPAR
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) DataPower
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Linux
2 16 (25.40%) Unix
3 9 (14.29%) Windows
4 8 (12.70%) AIX
5 6 (9.52%) Solaris
6 4 (6.35%) HPUX
6 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.35%) SUSE
6 4 (6.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.59%) CentOS
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 9 (14.29%) SOA
2 5 (7.94%) DevOps
2 5 (7.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (7.94%) SDLC
2 5 (7.94%) TDD
2 5 (7.94%) Test Management
2 5 (7.94%) Web Development
3 4 (6.35%) Change Management
3 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.35%) High Availability
3 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.35%) Scrum
4 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (4.76%) CRM
4 3 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 9 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.35%) Jython
4 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.76%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) CCNA
3 1 (1.59%) CCNP
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Puppet
2 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.17%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.17%) DameWare
3 2 (3.17%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.17%) nmon
3 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.17%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) Oracle
2 21 (33.33%) IBM
3 10 (15.87%) VMware
4 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.35%) Avaya
5 4 (6.35%) HP
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.35%) Nortel
6 2 (3.17%) Actimize
6 2 (3.17%) CA
6 2 (3.17%) Endeca
6 2 (3.17%) Google
6 2 (3.17%) LexisNexis
6 2 (3.17%) Sybase
7 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) F5
7 1 (1.59%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) webMethods
7 1 (1.59%) WSO2