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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 77 74 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 6 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.07% 0.52% 3.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.95% 2.58% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 15
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£425 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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
252 233 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.95% 20.38% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 130 123
Average daily rate £355 £303 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.35% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.15 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £31.80 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 £290 -
Stockport - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (56.67%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) Linux
3 14 (46.67%) XML
3 14 (46.67%) Spring
4 12 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (40.00%) Windows
4 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 11 (36.67%) HTTP
5 11 (36.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (33.33%) XML Schema
6 10 (33.33%) JMS
6 10 (33.33%) J2SE
6 10 (33.33%) Servlets
6 10 (33.33%) DOM
6 10 (33.33%) XSLT
6 10 (33.33%) Grails
6 10 (33.33%) Android
6 10 (33.33%) Hazelcast
6 10 (33.33%) Maven
6 10 (33.33%) XPath
7 7 (23.33%) UNIX
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) IBM
8 6 (20.00%) SAX
8 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (20.00%) Banking
8 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.67%) HP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Hazelcast
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) XML
1 14 (46.67%) Spring
2 11 (36.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (33.33%) J2SE
3 10 (33.33%) JMS
3 10 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 10 (33.33%) DOM
3 10 (33.33%) XSLT
3 10 (33.33%) Servlets
3 10 (33.33%) Grails
4 6 (20.00%) SAX
5 5 (16.67%) Middleware
6 3 (10.00%) XML Messaging
6 3 (10.00%) J2EE
6 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (6.67%) Regular Expression
7 2 (6.67%) HTML
7 2 (6.67%) CSS
7 2 (6.67%) SOAP
8 1 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (33.33%) Android
4 7 (23.33%) UNIX
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) AIX
5 3 (10.00%) Solaris
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Data Management
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) UML
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) OOD
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) XPath
3 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) COBOL
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
1 2 (6.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) IBM
4 5 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) Sybase
5 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
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