The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 139 120 94
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -26
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 8 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.37% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.34% 2.36% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
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£750 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -1.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
596 424 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.49% 15.66% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 221 234
Average daily rate £350 £341 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +44.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the North West region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the North West region.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 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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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
Manchester -7 4 £750 +42.85% 1
Lancashire - - - - 2
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) DataPower
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (13.33%) Informatica
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) Axway
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (13.33%) Middleware
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) AIX

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (13.33%) JBoss
5 1 (6.67%) Commerce Server
5 1 (6.67%) iPlanet
5 1 (6.67%) CMS
5 1 (6.67%) Quickr
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
1 2 (13.33%) Ajax
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) JDBC
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Struts
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
2 1 (6.67%) SAML
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
2 1 (6.67%) JSR 286
2 1 (6.67%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) DataPower
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) DevOps
1 2 (13.33%) UML
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) RAD
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Validation
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (6.67%) High Availability
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) AWK
5 1 (6.67%) Jython
5 1 (6.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) Axway
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Siebel
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
Blackpool, Lancashire
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Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 2 days ago