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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 130 144 130
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 24 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.23% 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.12% 1.73% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 2
Median daily rate £450 £398 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +32.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £368
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £29.25
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
582 520 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.95% 13.44% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 312 222
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 32
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £15.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +47.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £47.00 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +13 17 £508 +53.78%
Cheshire - 7 £319 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 36 (67.92%) Oracle
3 34 (64.15%) Java
4 30 (56.60%) IBM
5 25 (47.17%) Middleware
5 25 (47.17%) Finance
6 24 (45.28%) Web Services
6 24 (45.28%) XML
7 23 (43.40%) J2EE
8 20 (37.74%) XSLT
8 20 (37.74%) JAXB
9 19 (35.85%) JUnit
10 18 (33.96%) SQL
11 17 (32.08%) Linux
12 13 (24.53%) SOAP
12 13 (24.53%) DB2
13 12 (22.64%) EJB
13 12 (22.64%) VXML
13 12 (22.64%) Hibernate
13 12 (22.64%) IVR
13 12 (22.64%) Subversion
14 11 (20.75%) Banking
14 11 (20.75%) Unix
14 11 (20.75%) JIRA
14 11 (20.75%) Integration Testing
15 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
15 10 (18.87%) Apache Camel
15 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
15 10 (18.87%) AIX
15 10 (18.87%) JDBC

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 53 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (18.87%) WebLogic
3 7 (13.21%) JBoss
4 6 (11.32%) Apache
4 6 (11.32%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
5 5 (9.43%) Apache Solr
6 3 (5.66%) iPlanet
6 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (3.77%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.77%) Liferay
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.89%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.89%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.89%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) HTTP
2 7 (13.21%) SSL
3 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.55%) FTP
5 3 (5.66%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.77%) DNS
6 2 (3.77%) Firewall
6 2 (3.77%) SMTP
6 2 (3.77%) SNMP
6 2 (3.77%) WinSCP
7 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) DB2
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.77%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) JUnit
2 12 (22.64%) Subversion
3 11 (20.75%) JIRA
4 10 (18.87%) Jenkins
5 8 (15.09%) Selenium
6 5 (9.43%) Introscope
7 3 (5.66%) ClearCase
7 3 (5.66%) ClearQuest
8 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.77%) Toad
9 1 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Administrator
3 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) WebSphere Specialist
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Server Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) Middleware Developer
5 4 (7.55%) OAT Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) OAT Test Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Server Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) Middleware
2 24 (45.28%) Web Services
2 24 (45.28%) XML
3 23 (43.40%) J2EE
4 20 (37.74%) JAXB
4 20 (37.74%) XSLT
5 13 (24.53%) SOAP
6 12 (22.64%) EJB
6 12 (22.64%) Hibernate
6 12 (22.64%) VXML
7 10 (18.87%) Apache Camel
7 10 (18.87%) JDBC
7 10 (18.87%) Spring
8 9 (16.98%) WSDL
9 8 (15.09%) JAX-WS
9 8 (15.09%) POJO
10 7 (13.21%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (9.43%) IBM Integration Bus
12 2 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) IVR
2 4 (7.55%) Biometrics
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) LPAR
4 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Unix
3 10 (18.87%) AIX
4 7 (13.21%) Windows
5 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.43%) Solaris
6 2 (3.77%) HPUX
6 2 (3.77%) SUSE
6 2 (3.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (1.89%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Integration Testing
2 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) AOP
2 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.98%) TDD
3 8 (15.09%) Extreme Programming
3 8 (15.09%) Kanban
3 8 (15.09%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
4 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.43%) Change Management
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Validation
7 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) Java
2 18 (33.96%) SQL
3 10 (18.87%) PL/SQL
4 8 (15.09%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.55%) Jython
6 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Firmware
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) CA Wily
2 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.77%) DameWare
3 2 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.77%) nmon
3 2 (3.77%) Puppet
3 2 (3.77%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.89%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Oracle
2 30 (56.60%) IBM
3 6 (11.32%) CA
3 6 (11.32%) HP
3 6 (11.32%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) Avaya
4 4 (7.55%) Nortel
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) Endeca
5 2 (3.77%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.89%) Axway
6 1 (1.89%) Curam
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) Sun