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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 72 63 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -31
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 17 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.17% 1.43% 4.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.55% 7.69% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate
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£306 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.94% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £570 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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
212 221 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.55% 18.62% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 99 141
Average daily rate £323 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £36.10 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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
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 18 September 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 - 7 £313 -
Stockport - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (54.84%) Tomcat
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle
3 14 (45.16%) Java
3 14 (45.16%) XML
4 13 (41.94%) Finance
4 13 (41.94%) Spring
5 12 (38.71%) Linux
5 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
6 11 (35.48%) UNIX
6 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
6 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (32.26%) HTTP
7 10 (32.26%) Middleware
8 9 (29.03%) IBM
9 8 (25.81%) XML Schema
9 8 (25.81%) J2SE
9 8 (25.81%) JMS
9 8 (25.81%) WebLogic
9 8 (25.81%) Windows
9 8 (25.81%) Servlets
9 8 (25.81%) DOM
9 8 (25.81%) XSLT
9 8 (25.81%) Maven
9 8 (25.81%) XPath
9 8 (25.81%) Grails
9 8 (25.81%) Android
9 8 (25.81%) Hazelcast
9 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
10 7 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (19.35%) MQSeries

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (54.84%) Tomcat
2 8 (25.81%) WebLogic
3 6 (19.35%) MQSeries
4 5 (16.13%) CMS
4 5 (16.13%) Escenic
4 5 (16.13%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (9.68%) Apache
7 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) HTTP
2 6 (19.35%) LDAP
3 5 (16.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) Hazelcast
3 6 (19.35%) DB2
3 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
4 5 (16.13%) MySQL
4 5 (16.13%) Big Data
5 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.23%) DataStage
6 1 (3.23%) MSDE
6 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) WhereScape RED
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Programmer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Programmer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Java Programmer
4 5 (16.13%) Developer Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Designer
8 1 (3.23%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) XML
2 13 (41.94%) Spring
3 10 (32.26%) Middleware
4 8 (25.81%) Servlets
4 8 (25.81%) XML Schema
4 8 (25.81%) DOM
4 8 (25.81%) XSLT
4 8 (25.81%) J2SE
4 8 (25.81%) JMS
4 8 (25.81%) Grails
5 7 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (16.13%) Struts
6 5 (16.13%) JSF
6 5 (16.13%) Ajax
6 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (16.13%) jQuery
6 5 (16.13%) HTML5
6 5 (16.13%) CSS3
6 5 (16.13%) Java RMI
6 5 (16.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) PKI
1 5 (16.13%) Mainframe
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) Firmware
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) UNIX
2 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Android
3 8 (25.81%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
2 5 (16.13%) BDD
2 5 (16.13%) UML
2 5 (16.13%) OOP
2 5 (16.13%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (16.13%) RUP
2 5 (16.13%) OOD
2 5 (16.13%) ETL
2 5 (16.13%) Scrum
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) TDD
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Coaching
4 3 (9.68%) Data Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) XPath
3 5 (16.13%) Scala
3 5 (16.13%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) MCP
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) RHEV
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 12 (38.71%) Red Hat
3 9 (29.03%) IBM
4 5 (16.13%) JBoss
5 3 (9.68%) Sybase
5 3 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) EMC
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.23%) Intel
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Teradata
7 1 (3.23%) Kalido
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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