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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 68 72 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 23 10 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 0.85% 3.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.70% 4.42% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
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£340 £338 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £296 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
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
215 226 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.12% 19.23% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 104 133
Average daily rate £350 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 21
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £35.00 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 - 8 £313 -
Stockport - - - - 2
Bury - - - -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
2 13 (39.39%) Tomcat
2 13 (39.39%) Java
3 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (33.33%) UNIX
4 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (30.30%) HTTP
5 10 (30.30%) IBM
5 10 (30.30%) XML
5 10 (30.30%) Spring
6 9 (27.27%) Maven
6 9 (27.27%) Grails
6 9 (27.27%) XPath
6 9 (27.27%) Android
6 9 (27.27%) Hazelcast
6 9 (27.27%) DOM
6 9 (27.27%) XSLT
6 9 (27.27%) Servlets
6 9 (27.27%) Oracle
6 9 (27.27%) J2SE
6 9 (27.27%) JMS
6 9 (27.27%) XML Schema
7 7 (21.21%) Middleware
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.15%) Banking
8 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
8 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 13 (39.39%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.03%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) LDAP
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Hazelcast
2 5 (15.15%) DB2
3 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.03%) DataStage
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (3.03%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (30.30%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) Spring
3 9 (27.27%) Grails
3 9 (27.27%) DOM
3 9 (27.27%) XSLT
3 9 (27.27%) Servlets
3 9 (27.27%) J2SE
3 9 (27.27%) JMS
3 9 (27.27%) XML Schema
4 7 (21.21%) Middleware
5 5 (15.15%) SAX
6 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (6.06%) Regular Expression
7 2 (6.06%) SOAP
7 2 (6.06%) HTML
7 2 (6.06%) CSS
8 1 (3.03%) XHTML
8 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.03%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (33.33%) UNIX
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (27.27%) Android
5 4 (12.12%) AIX
6 3 (9.09%) Solaris
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
1 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
2 3 (9.09%) Change Management
2 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 3 (9.09%) ETL
2 3 (9.09%) Data Management
2 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.09%) Coaching
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) UML
4 1 (3.03%) OO
4 1 (3.03%) OOD
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Process Management
4 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) XPath
3 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) COBOL
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Firmware
1 3 (9.09%) RHEV
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
2 10 (30.30%) IBM
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) EMC
5 3 (9.09%) Sybase
5 3 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Teradata
6 1 (3.03%) Kalido
6 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Intel
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