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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
England / North West
Rank 116 127 134
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 15 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.82% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.45% 5.13% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 0
Median daily rate £375 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
435 604 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.72% 15.91% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 341 265
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 42 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +44.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +8 8 £400 +6.66% 1
Cheshire +13 5 £338 -20.58%
Lancashire - 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (56.10%) WebSphere MQ
3 19 (46.34%) HTTP
3 19 (46.34%) Unix
4 18 (43.90%) Middleware
4 18 (43.90%) Clustering
5 14 (34.15%) JBoss
5 14 (34.15%) Oracle
6 13 (31.71%) Jython
7 12 (29.27%) Banking
8 11 (26.83%) WebLogic
8 11 (26.83%) Linux
9 10 (24.39%) SSL
9 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
10 9 (21.95%) IBM HTTP Server
10 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
11 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
11 8 (19.51%) IBM
11 8 (19.51%) Apache
11 8 (19.51%) SOAP
11 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
11 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (17.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
12 7 (17.07%) Java
12 7 (17.07%) Perl
12 7 (17.07%) Windows
12 7 (17.07%) AIX
12 7 (17.07%) DB2
12 7 (17.07%) FTP

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 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (34.15%) JBoss
3 11 (26.83%) WebLogic
4 9 (21.95%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (19.51%) Apache
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.44%) CMS
8 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (12.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) HTTP
2 10 (24.39%) SSL
2 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.07%) FTP
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) SMTP
4 3 (7.32%) SNMP
5 2 (4.88%) LDAP
6 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) DB2
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Endeca
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
2 6 (14.63%) Hudson
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 12 (29.27%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Administrator
2 10 (24.39%) WebSphere Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Middleware Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Specialist
4 6 (14.63%) Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Server Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) OAT Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) OAT Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Middleware Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (43.90%) Middleware
3 8 (19.51%) SOAP
4 6 (14.63%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (12.20%) J2EE
6 4 (9.76%) JMS
7 3 (7.32%) JDBC
8 2 (4.88%) JSP
8 2 (4.88%) Spring
8 2 (4.88%) Web Services
9 1 (2.44%) Ajax
9 1 (2.44%) Dojo
9 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.44%) Java EE
9 1 (2.44%) jQuery
9 1 (2.44%) JSF
9 1 (2.44%) JTA
9 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
9 1 (2.44%) Spring Web Flow
9 1 (2.44%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Clustering
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) DataPower
4 1 (2.44%) Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Unix
2 11 (26.83%) Linux
3 7 (17.07%) AIX
3 7 (17.07%) Windows
4 5 (12.20%) Solaris
5 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (17.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
2 6 (14.63%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (14.63%) SDLC
3 5 (12.20%) Functional Testing
3 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.76%) High Availability
4 4 (9.76%) Test Management
5 3 (7.32%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) MVC
6 2 (4.88%) Open Source
6 2 (4.88%) Validation
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL
7 1 (2.44%) OO
7 1 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.44%) SOA
7 1 (2.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Jython
2 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
3 7 (17.07%) Java
3 7 (17.07%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
1 5 (12.20%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) BladeLogic
3 2 (4.88%) CA Wily
4 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) Red Hat
3 8 (19.51%) IBM
4 7 (17.07%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) CA
5 2 (4.88%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Curam
6 1 (2.44%) FatWire
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) hybris
6 1 (2.44%) Kony
6 1 (2.44%) Sybase
6 1 (2.44%) Yahoo!