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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 81 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.90% 1.45% 2.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.45% 8.56% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 7
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£350 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
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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
275 222 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.43% 16.97% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 120 93
Average daily rate £340 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.06 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.20% -22.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £12.90 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £33.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-0.22% -6.31%

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 1 April 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
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 1 April 2015. 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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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 - -
Stockport - - - - 2
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 13 (54.17%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Spring
3 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) XML
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) J2EE
5 6 (25.00%) UNIX
5 6 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (20.83%) TIBCO
6 5 (20.83%) AIX
6 5 (20.83%) Middleware
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) Banking
7 4 (16.67%) Sybase
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (16.67%) J2SE
7 4 (16.67%) XML Messaging
7 4 (16.67%) HTTP
8 3 (12.50%) Solaris
8 3 (12.50%) SAX
8 3 (12.50%) HP
8 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 3 (12.50%) XML Schema
8 3 (12.50%) JMS
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) DOM

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Commerce Server
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (4.17%) Jetty
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) IPsec
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Hazelcast
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) Lombardi
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) TIBCO Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Spring
2 7 (29.17%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) J2EE
3 6 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (20.83%) Middleware
5 4 (16.67%) J2SE
5 4 (16.67%) XML Messaging
6 3 (12.50%) SAX
6 3 (12.50%) XML Schema
6 3 (12.50%) JMS
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 3 (12.50%) DOM
6 3 (12.50%) XSLT
6 3 (12.50%) Servlets
6 3 (12.50%) Grails
6 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (8.33%) HTML
7 2 (8.33%) CSS
8 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) UNIX
4 5 (20.83%) AIX
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (12.50%) Android
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
1 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.33%) BPMN
2 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.33%) OOP
2 2 (8.33%) OO
2 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Web Design
3 1 (4.17%) SOA
3 1 (4.17%) ETL
3 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.17%) High Availability
3 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) XPath
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) TIBCO
3 4 (16.67%) Sybase
4 3 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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