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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 136 149 129
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 25 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.51% 2.59% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 10
Median daily rate £400 £430 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +29.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £451 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £42.50
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
554 657 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.86% 14.67% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 414 269
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 37
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.76 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £27.50 £35.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

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
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 1 October 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 -4 11 £375 -15.73% 1
Cheshire - 8 £413 -
Lancashire +16 5 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £413 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 57 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 36 (63.16%) Oracle
3 26 (45.61%) Middleware
4 24 (42.11%) Java
5 22 (38.60%) IBM
6 20 (35.09%) HTTP
6 20 (35.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 20 (35.09%) J2EE
7 19 (33.33%) Unix
7 19 (33.33%) SOAP
8 18 (31.58%) Web Services
8 18 (31.58%) XML
8 18 (31.58%) JBoss
9 17 (29.82%) XSLT
9 17 (29.82%) JAXB
9 17 (29.82%) Banking
9 17 (29.82%) Finance
10 16 (28.07%) JUnit
11 13 (22.81%) Linux
11 13 (22.81%) VMware
11 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
12 12 (21.05%) SQL
12 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
13 11 (19.30%) FTP
13 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
13 11 (19.30%) WebLogic
13 11 (19.30%) Windows
13 11 (19.30%) Clustering
13 11 (19.30%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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 57 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (31.58%) JBoss
3 11 (19.30%) WebLogic
4 7 (12.28%) Apache
4 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.77%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.51%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.51%) Liferay
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.75%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (8.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.09%) HTTP
2 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 11 (19.30%) FTP
4 8 (14.04%) SSL
5 3 (5.26%) LDAP
6 2 (3.51%) Firewall
6 2 (3.51%) WinSCP
7 1 (1.75%) DNS
7 1 (1.75%) SMTP
7 1 (1.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) DB2
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) JUnit
2 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.79%) JIRA
4 8 (14.04%) Subversion
5 7 (12.28%) Selenium
6 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
6 5 (8.77%) Hudson
7 2 (3.51%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.51%) ClearQuest
7 2 (3.51%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.51%) Introscope
7 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.51%) Toad
8 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 17 (29.82%) Banking
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Administrator
2 12 (21.05%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) OAT Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) OAT Test Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) WebSphere Administrator
5 7 (12.28%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Test Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) WebSphere Specialist
7 5 (8.77%) Middleware Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Server Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Middleware Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Middleware Specialist
8 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (5.26%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) Middleware
2 20 (35.09%) J2EE
2 20 (35.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 19 (33.33%) SOAP
4 18 (31.58%) Web Services
4 18 (31.58%) XML
5 17 (29.82%) JAXB
5 17 (29.82%) XSLT
6 10 (17.54%) EJB
6 10 (17.54%) Hibernate
6 10 (17.54%) VXML
7 9 (15.79%) JDBC
8 8 (14.04%) Apache Camel
8 8 (14.04%) Spring
8 8 (14.04%) WSDL
9 7 (12.28%) JAX-WS
9 7 (12.28%) POJO
10 5 (8.77%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Clustering
2 10 (17.54%) IVR
3 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Biometrics
5 2 (3.51%) LPAR
5 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Unix
2 13 (22.81%) Linux
3 11 (19.30%) Windows
4 8 (14.04%) AIX
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.02%) Solaris
7 2 (3.51%) HPUX
7 2 (3.51%) SUSE
7 2 (3.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (19.30%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.04%) AOP
3 8 (14.04%) TDD
4 7 (12.28%) Extreme Programming
4 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
4 7 (12.28%) Kanban
4 7 (12.28%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
5 6 (10.53%) SDLC
5 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.53%) Test Management
5 6 (10.53%) Validation
6 5 (8.77%) Functional Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) Jython
4 8 (14.04%) PL/SQL
4 8 (14.04%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
1 5 (8.77%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Firmware
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.77%) CA Wily
3 3 (5.26%) BladeLogic
3 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.51%) DameWare
4 2 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.51%) nmon
4 2 (3.51%) Puppet
4 2 (3.51%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Oracle
2 22 (38.60%) IBM
3 13 (22.81%) VMware
4 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 8 (14.04%) HP
6 5 (8.77%) CA
7 4 (7.02%) Avaya
7 4 (7.02%) Nortel
8 2 (3.51%) Curam
8 2 (3.51%) Endeca
8 2 (3.51%) LexisNexis
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