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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
North West / Manchester
Rank 77 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.18% 1.22% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.31% 8.03% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 8
Median daily rate £550 £433 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.16% +11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
219 274 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.20% 15.14% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 137 145
Median daily rate £375 £380 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +119.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Salford - 4 £550 -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 24 (61.54%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) J2EE
3 15 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (35.90%) Oracle
4 14 (35.90%) HTTP
5 13 (33.33%) IBM
6 11 (28.21%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (28.21%) SSL
6 11 (28.21%) Unix
6 11 (28.21%) Linux
6 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
7 10 (25.64%) Middleware
7 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
8 9 (23.08%) JBoss
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 9 (23.08%) DNS
9 8 (20.51%) WebLogic
9 8 (20.51%) Apache
9 8 (20.51%) DB2
9 8 (20.51%) Servlets
9 8 (20.51%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (20.51%) Clustering
9 8 (20.51%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.95%) Banking
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (15.38%) nginx

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 15 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
3 9 (23.08%) JBoss
4 8 (20.51%) Apache
4 8 (20.51%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (20.51%) WebLogic
5 6 (15.38%) IIS
5 6 (15.38%) Jetty
5 6 (15.38%) Mongrel
5 6 (15.38%) nginx
6 4 (10.26%) GlassFish
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (2.56%) CMS
9 1 (2.56%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (15.38%) Google App Engine
2 6 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) HTTP
2 11 (28.21%) SSL
3 9 (23.08%) DNS
3 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.38%) DHCP
4 6 (15.38%) FTP
4 6 (15.38%) IPsec
5 5 (12.82%) LAN
5 5 (12.82%) WAN
6 3 (7.69%) Firewall
6 3 (7.69%) VoIP
6 3 (7.69%) VPN
7 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (5.13%) SMTP
7 2 (5.13%) SNMP
8 1 (2.56%) BGP
8 1 (2.56%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.56%) IGRP
8 1 (2.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) DB2
3 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) Endeca
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 6 (15.38%) Travis CI
3 4 (10.26%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (5.13%) Hudson
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) Maven
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) Lombardi
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Administrator
4 6 (15.38%) Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) Middleware Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Server Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) J2EE
2 11 (28.21%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (25.64%) Middleware
4 8 (20.51%) Servlets
5 6 (15.38%) .NET
5 6 (15.38%) EJB
6 5 (12.82%) JMS
6 5 (12.82%) XML
7 4 (10.26%) SOAP
7 4 (10.26%) Swing
7 4 (10.26%) SWT
8 3 (7.69%) CSS
8 3 (7.69%) Dojo
8 3 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (7.69%) HTML
8 3 (7.69%) JDBC
8 3 (7.69%) JSP
8 3 (7.69%) Spring
8 3 (7.69%) Web Services
9 2 (5.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
1 11 (28.21%) Unix
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) AIX
3 3 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.82%) DevOps
3 5 (12.82%) High Availability
3 5 (12.82%) Open Source
4 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.69%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 3 (7.69%) TDD
5 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.13%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (5.13%) Security Operations
6 2 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) Jython
3 4 (10.26%) Perl
3 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) CISSP
2 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) SANS
2 3 (7.69%) SSCP
3 2 (5.13%) CCNP
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) QRadar
3 1 (2.56%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 13 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (15.38%) Google
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Sybase
3 6 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Apple
4 3 (7.69%) LogRhythm
4 3 (7.69%) Splunk
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) F5
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Juniper
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) Sun
5 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.56%) Chordiant
6 1 (2.56%) FatWire
6 1 (2.56%) hybris
6 1 (2.56%) Sencha