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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 131 148 134
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 31 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.30% 0.065%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.32% 1.87% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 2
Median daily rate £380 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £354 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £451 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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
718 588 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.17% 15.77% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 334 221
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 27
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.84 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -32.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +19.66%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -3 15 £360 +9.09% 3
Cheshire +2 12 £400 -11.11%
Lancashire +3 4 £270 -40.19% 1
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 North West region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 55 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 33 (60.00%) Oracle
3 31 (56.36%) IBM
4 29 (52.73%) Middleware
5 28 (50.91%) Java
6 23 (41.82%) Linux
7 22 (40.00%) Finance
8 21 (38.18%) Unix
9 18 (32.73%) WebLogic
9 18 (32.73%) HTTP
10 17 (30.91%) SSL
10 17 (30.91%) Web Services
10 17 (30.91%) AIX
11 16 (29.09%) DB2
12 14 (25.45%) XML
12 14 (25.45%) WebSphere MQ
12 14 (25.45%) Shell Script
13 13 (23.64%) Banking
13 13 (23.64%) SQL
13 13 (23.64%) Apache
14 12 (21.82%) J2EE
14 12 (21.82%) Subversion
15 11 (20.00%) Jython
15 11 (20.00%) JBoss
15 11 (20.00%) Windows
15 11 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
16 10 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
16 10 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
17 9 (16.36%) Introscope

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 55 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (32.73%) WebLogic
3 13 (23.64%) Apache
4 11 (20.00%) JBoss
5 10 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (14.55%) iPlanet
6 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
7 4 (7.27%) Apache Solr
8 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (1.82%) AquaLogic
9 1 (1.82%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.82%) Liferay
9 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.82%) Tuxedo
9 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) HTTP
2 17 (30.91%) SSL
3 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.91%) DNS
4 6 (10.91%) SMTP
4 6 (10.91%) SNMP
5 4 (7.27%) FTP
5 4 (7.27%) HTTPS
5 4 (7.27%) Internet
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall
7 2 (3.64%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) DB2
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Subversion
2 9 (16.36%) Introscope
2 9 (16.36%) JUnit
3 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.73%) JIRA
5 4 (7.27%) Selenium
6 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.64%) ClearQuest
6 2 (3.64%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.64%) Toad
7 1 (1.82%) Ant
7 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Administrator
3 10 (18.18%) WebSphere Specialist
4 8 (14.55%) Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Server Administrator
5 7 (12.73%) WebSphere Administrator
6 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.91%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 5 (9.09%) Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (7.27%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (7.27%) Middleware Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Server Specialist
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Manager
8 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) Middleware
2 17 (30.91%) Web Services
3 14 (25.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (25.45%) XML
4 12 (21.82%) J2EE
5 11 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 9 (16.36%) JAXB
6 9 (16.36%) SOAP
6 9 (16.36%) XSLT
7 6 (10.91%) Apache Camel
7 6 (10.91%) JDBC
7 6 (10.91%) Spring
8 5 (9.09%) EJB
8 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.09%) VXML
8 5 (9.09%) WSDL
9 4 (7.27%) JAX-WS
9 4 (7.27%) POJO
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Clustering
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) IVR
4 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) LPAR
5 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Linux
2 21 (38.18%) Unix
3 17 (30.91%) AIX
4 11 (20.00%) Windows
5 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.55%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) CentOS
6 1 (1.82%) HPUX
6 1 (1.82%) OS/390
6 1 (1.82%) SUSE
6 1 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing
2 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (10.91%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
4 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) AOP
4 5 (9.09%) Change Management
4 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.09%) TDD
5 4 (7.27%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (7.27%) Kanban
5 4 (7.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.27%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Validation
5 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL
6 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) Java
2 14 (25.45%) Shell Script
3 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) Jython
5 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.27%) Korn
6 4 (7.27%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Firmware
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) CA Wily
2 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.64%) DameWare
3 2 (3.64%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.82%) nmon
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) Oracle
2 31 (56.36%) IBM
3 9 (16.36%) CA
4 8 (14.55%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.09%) HP
5 5 (9.09%) Sun
5 5 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) LexisNexis
7 1 (1.82%) Axway
7 1 (1.82%) Curam
7 1 (1.82%) Endeca
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
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Rate: £500 - £540 per day
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