The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere 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 over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 103 101 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -34
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 53 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 1.23% 2.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.84% 8.06% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 25
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£363 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £380 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.38 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +43.28%
WebSphere
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
676 484 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.49% 15.29% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 254 207
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 44
Average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £13.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WebSphere
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 across the North West region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

WebSphere
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 across the North West region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

WebSphere
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Lancashire +14 17 £300 - 3
Manchester -11 17 £363 -19.44% 3
Cheshire -4 16 £400 +3.22% 3
Merseyside - - - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing WebSphere 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.

1 55 (61.11%) Java
2 43 (47.78%) Oracle
3 32 (35.56%) Linux
4 28 (31.11%) J2EE
5 27 (30.00%) IBM
5 27 (30.00%) Spring
6 25 (27.78%) Finance
6 25 (27.78%) SQL
7 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (25.56%) UNIX
7 23 (25.56%) Tomcat
8 21 (23.33%) HTTP
9 20 (22.22%) IIS
9 20 (22.22%) Servlets
10 19 (21.11%) Web Services
10 19 (21.11%) XML
11 18 (20.00%) Windows
12 16 (17.78%) Software Engineering
13 15 (16.67%) Banking
14 14 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (15.56%) Open Source
14 14 (15.56%) SOAP
14 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
14 14 (15.56%) JUnit
15 13 (14.44%) HTML
15 13 (14.44%) WSDL
15 13 (14.44%) VMware
15 13 (14.44%) Jenkins
16 12 (13.33%) Middleware
16 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing WebSphere 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (25.56%) Tomcat
2 20 (22.22%) IIS
3 12 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (10.00%) Apache
4 9 (10.00%) Jetty
4 9 (10.00%) nginx
5 7 (7.78%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (7.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (7.78%) JBoss
5 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.56%) iPlanet
7 4 (4.44%) Commerce Server
7 4 (4.44%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (4.44%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
8 3 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.11%) SAS
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle 9iAS
10 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.78%) Google App Engine
3 7 (7.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.33%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.11%) Route 53
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.33%) HTTP
2 12 (13.33%) FTP
3 9 (10.00%) DHCP
3 9 (10.00%) DNS
4 8 (8.89%) SSL
4 8 (8.89%) Internet
4 8 (8.89%) LDAP
4 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.89%) IPsec
5 3 (3.33%) Firewall
6 1 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.89%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.78%) Informix
4 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.33%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) Hazelcast
5 3 (3.33%) DB2
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) Big Data
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (15.56%) JUnit
2 13 (14.44%) Jenkins
3 12 (13.33%) Selenium
4 8 (8.89%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.89%) Maven
5 7 (7.78%) Mockito
6 6 (6.67%) Ant
7 4 (4.44%) JIRA
8 3 (3.33%) Subversion
9 2 (2.22%) Introscope
9 2 (2.22%) Lombardi
9 2 (2.22%) Hudson
9 2 (2.22%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.11%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.11%) Cactus
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Developer
2 24 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Architect
4 9 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) TIBCO Specialist
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Integration Tester
9 3 (3.33%) Tester
9 3 (3.33%) Environment Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.22%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.11%) J2EE
2 27 (30.00%) Spring
3 20 (22.22%) Servlets
4 19 (21.11%) Web Services
4 19 (21.11%) XML
5 14 (15.56%) SOAP
6 13 (14.44%) HTML
6 13 (14.44%) WSDL
7 12 (13.33%) CSS
7 12 (13.33%) Middleware
8 11 (12.22%) RESTful
9 9 (10.00%) JAX-RPC
10 8 (8.89%) JDBC
10 8 (8.89%) .NET
11 7 (7.78%) XSL
11 7 (7.78%) XSLT
11 7 (7.78%) JSON
11 7 (7.78%) PowerMock
11 7 (7.78%) JAX-RS
12 6 (6.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Open Source
2 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.22%) PKI
6 1 (1.11%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.11%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.11%) PMI
6 1 (1.11%) DTV
6 1 (1.11%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) Linux
2 23 (25.56%) UNIX
3 18 (20.00%) Windows
4 9 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.67%) AIX
6 3 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (1.11%) CentOS
7 1 (1.11%) HPUX
7 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.78%) Software Engineering
3 14 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 11 (12.22%) Integration Testing
6 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.00%) ITIL
7 9 (10.00%) TDD
8 8 (8.89%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Web Application Development
9 7 (7.78%) DevOps
10 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.67%) SOA
11 5 (5.56%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.44%) Performance Testing
12 4 (4.44%) Test Scripting
13 3 (3.33%) PRINCE
13 3 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (3.33%) Test Strategy
13 3 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.11%) Java
2 25 (27.78%) SQL
3 14 (15.56%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.78%) XPath
6 6 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.33%) Perl
8 2 (2.22%) C++
8 2 (2.22%) Python
8 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.11%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.89%) Xen
3 1 (1.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) Puppet
2 9 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (4.44%) TIBCO Hawk
4 4 (4.44%) Ansible
5 3 (3.33%) Salt
6 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 43 (47.78%) Oracle
2 27 (30.00%) IBM
3 13 (14.44%) VMware
4 9 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.78%) Sybase
5 7 (7.78%) Google
6 5 (5.56%) CA
7 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.44%) HP
7 4 (4.44%) Sun
8 3 (3.33%) Curam
8 3 (3.33%) Perforce
9 2 (2.22%) SAP
9 2 (2.22%) Compuware
9 2 (2.22%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (1.11%) ATG
10 1 (1.11%) Axway
10 1 (1.11%) hybris
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