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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 72 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 30 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.68% 1.13% 1.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.84% 7.14% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 5
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£460 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.20% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £31.25 £31.88
% change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.96%
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
305 210 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.04% 15.77% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 113 101
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 37
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.78 £19.50 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 18 (40.91%) Middleware
3 17 (38.64%) Java
4 16 (36.36%) J2EE
5 15 (34.09%) IBM
6 12 (27.27%) Oracle
7 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (25.00%) Mainframe
8 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 10 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (22.73%) Windows
8 10 (22.73%) Banking
9 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.45%) VMware
9 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
9 9 (20.45%) Linux
9 9 (20.45%) UNIX
9 9 (20.45%) FTP
9 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
10 8 (18.18%) Spring
11 7 (15.91%) PKI
11 7 (15.91%) XML Messaging
11 7 (15.91%) Firewall
11 7 (15.91%) TIBCO
11 7 (15.91%) HTTP
11 7 (15.91%) ETL
11 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
11 7 (15.91%) IIS
11 7 (15.91%) Web Services

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (15.91%) IIS
2 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.64%) Jetty
3 6 (13.64%) nginx
4 4 (9.09%) CICS
5 2 (4.55%) Commerce Server
6 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (13.64%) Google App Engine
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) FTP
1 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 7 (15.91%) HTTP
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 6 (13.64%) IPsec
3 6 (13.64%) DHCP
4 4 (9.09%) LDAP
5 3 (6.82%) SMS
5 3 (6.82%) SMTP
5 3 (6.82%) SSL
5 3 (6.82%) SAN
5 3 (6.82%) NAS
5 3 (6.82%) SNA
6 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) DB2
2 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.82%) DataStage
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Ant
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Architect
3 9 (20.45%) Consultant
4 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (13.64%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) WebSphere Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Integration Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Designer
10 1 (2.27%) Java Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.27%) Java Architect
10 1 (2.27%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) Middleware
2 16 (36.36%) J2EE
3 8 (18.18%) Spring
4 7 (15.91%) XML Messaging
4 7 (15.91%) .NET
4 7 (15.91%) Web Services
4 7 (15.91%) XML
5 6 (13.64%) Servlets
6 5 (11.36%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (6.82%) jQuery
9 2 (4.55%) HTML
9 2 (4.55%) CSS
9 2 (4.55%) JSP
9 2 (4.55%) HTML5
9 2 (4.55%) CSS3
10 1 (2.27%) Spring Integration
10 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (15.91%) PKI
3 3 (6.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (6.82%) VSAM
3 3 (6.82%) EFT
4 2 (4.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) UNIX
3 3 (6.82%) zOS
3 3 (6.82%) AIX
3 3 (6.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
2 7 (15.91%) ETL
3 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
3 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
3 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.64%) DevOps
3 6 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (13.64%) Software Delivery
4 5 (11.36%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
4 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL
7 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) B2B
7 2 (4.55%) B2C
7 2 (4.55%) Web Design
7 2 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) PMP
1 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (6.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (6.82%) RACF
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
1 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 3 (6.82%) zSecure
3 3 (6.82%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) IBM
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.45%) VMware
5 7 (15.91%) TIBCO
5 7 (15.91%) Sybase
6 6 (13.64%) Google
7 3 (6.82%) CA
8 1 (2.27%) BMC
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Orgtel
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago