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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 98 91 117
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +26
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 63 59 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.68% 1.59% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.48% 10.91% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 6
Median daily rate £382 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.48 £35.28
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +6.23%
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
601 541 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.02% 14.55% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 312 215
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 30
Median hourly rate £14.34 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +12 35 £495 +16.47% 3
Cheshire -4 21 £354 -14.29% 2
Lancashire -13 6 £312 +4.41%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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.

1 88 (67.69%) Java
2 70 (53.85%) Oracle
3 64 (49.23%) IBM
4 59 (45.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 56 (43.08%) Finance
6 50 (38.46%) XML
7 49 (37.69%) Middleware
8 46 (35.38%) Web Services
9 42 (32.31%) J2EE
10 34 (26.15%) SQL
10 34 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (25.38%) Linux
12 31 (23.85%) WebLogic
12 31 (23.85%) Spring
13 30 (23.08%) JBoss
14 28 (21.54%) Banking
15 27 (20.77%) Unix
16 26 (20.00%) XSLT
16 26 (20.00%) HTTP
17 24 (18.46%) DB2
17 24 (18.46%) TDD
17 24 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (17.69%) Waterfall
18 23 (17.69%) JavaScript
19 22 (16.92%) EJB
19 22 (16.92%) Subversion
20 21 (16.15%) SOAP
20 21 (16.15%) Jenkins
21 20 (15.38%) JAXB
21 20 (15.38%) Hibernate

WebSphere
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 59 (45.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 31 (23.85%) WebLogic
3 30 (23.08%) JBoss
4 15 (11.54%) IBM HTTP Server
5 14 (10.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 12 (9.23%) Apache
7 10 (7.69%) CICS
8 9 (6.92%) Tomcat
9 6 (4.62%) iPlanet
10 4 (3.08%) Apache Solr
11 3 (2.31%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.54%) GlassFish
12 2 (1.54%) IIS
12 2 (1.54%) Jetty
12 2 (1.54%) Liferay
12 2 (1.54%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.54%) nginx
12 2 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.54%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.77%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.00%) HTTP
2 15 (11.54%) SSL
3 13 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.69%) Internet
5 8 (6.15%) FTP
6 6 (4.62%) DNS
7 5 (3.85%) Firewall
8 4 (3.08%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.08%) LAN
8 4 (3.08%) SMTP
8 4 (3.08%) SNMP
8 4 (3.08%) WAN
9 3 (2.31%) WinSCP
10 2 (1.54%) DHCP
10 2 (1.54%) IPsec
10 2 (1.54%) VPN
10 2 (1.54%) Wireless
11 1 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.46%) DB2
2 14 (10.77%) Oracle Database
3 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.08%) Hazelcast
5 3 (2.31%) MS Access
6 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.77%) MySQL
7 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.77%) Redis
7 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (16.92%) Subversion
2 21 (16.15%) Jenkins
3 19 (14.62%) JIRA
3 19 (14.62%) JUnit
4 14 (10.77%) Selenium
5 12 (9.23%) ClearCase
6 8 (6.15%) Introscope
7 6 (4.62%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.62%) Maven
8 5 (3.85%) Checkstyle
8 5 (3.85%) FindBugs
8 5 (3.85%) Mockito
8 5 (3.85%) SonarQube
9 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.31%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.31%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.31%) Toad
11 2 (1.54%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.54%) Travis CI
General
1 56 (43.08%) Finance
2 28 (21.54%) Banking
3 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
5 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (30.00%) Developer
2 28 (21.54%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.31%) Administrator
3 16 (12.31%) Architect
4 14 (10.77%) WebSphere Specialist
5 9 (6.92%) Team Leader
6 8 (6.15%) Consultant
6 8 (6.15%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.15%) WebSphere Administrator
7 7 (5.38%) Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (4.62%) Java Team Leader
8 6 (4.62%) Server Administrator
8 6 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.62%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.85%) Java Architect
9 5 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
9 5 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 5 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (38.46%) XML
2 49 (37.69%) Middleware
3 46 (35.38%) Web Services
4 42 (32.31%) J2EE
5 31 (23.85%) Spring
6 26 (20.00%) XSLT
7 22 (16.92%) EJB
8 21 (16.15%) SOAP
9 20 (15.38%) Hibernate
9 20 (15.38%) JAXB
10 19 (14.62%) WebSphere MQ
11 17 (13.08%) WSDL
12 16 (12.31%) JDBC
12 16 (12.31%) Servlets
13 14 (10.77%) JSP
14 12 (9.23%) IBM Integration Bus
14 12 (9.23%) JMS
14 12 (9.23%) VXML
15 11 (8.46%) Apache Camel
16 10 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (9.23%) IVR
3 8 (6.15%) PMI
4 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.38%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (4.62%) Online Banking
6 5 (3.85%) N-Tier
7 4 (3.08%) Biometrics
7 4 (3.08%) Clustering
7 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.54%) DataPower
9 2 (1.54%) LPAR
9 2 (1.54%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.77%) Health Informatics
10 1 (0.77%) Informatics
10 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.38%) Linux
2 27 (20.77%) Unix
3 18 (13.85%) AIX
4 15 (11.54%) Windows
5 11 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.46%) Solaris
6 6 (4.62%) HPUX
7 4 (3.08%) SUSE
7 4 (3.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.77%) CentOS
8 1 (0.77%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (18.46%) TDD
3 23 (17.69%) Waterfall
4 16 (12.31%) E-Commerce
4 16 (12.31%) Integration Testing
5 14 (10.77%) MVC
5 14 (10.77%) Software Engineering
6 12 (9.23%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (7.69%) RUP
7 10 (7.69%) SDLC
7 10 (7.69%) Service Management
7 10 (7.69%) SOA
8 9 (6.92%) AOP
9 8 (6.15%) CMMI
9 8 (6.15%) Extreme Programming
9 8 (6.15%) PRINCE
9 8 (6.15%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.15%) Project Management
9 8 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (67.69%) Java
2 34 (26.15%) SQL
3 23 (17.69%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 15 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 8 (6.15%) Assembly Language
5 8 (6.15%) COBOL
6 6 (4.62%) Jython
7 5 (3.85%) Python
8 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.31%) Perl
9 2 (1.54%) Korn
9 2 (1.54%) Ruby
10 1 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.15%) PMI Certification
2 6 (4.62%) Degree
3 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.85%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.31%) CCNP
4 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.54%) CCNA
5 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) CCIE
6 1 (0.77%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.31%) Firmware
4 2 (1.54%) Docker
4 2 (1.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) CA Wily
2 6 (4.62%) Puppet
3 4 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.08%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.31%) DameWare
4 3 (2.31%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.54%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.54%) nmon
5 2 (1.54%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 70 (53.85%) Oracle
2 64 (49.23%) IBM
3 10 (7.69%) HP
3 10 (7.69%) VMware
4 9 (6.92%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.92%) Sun
5 8 (6.15%) CA
5 8 (6.15%) Chordiant
5 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.62%) Curam
6 6 (4.62%) Sybase
6 6 (4.62%) TIBCO
7 5 (3.85%) Perforce
8 4 (3.08%) Avaya
8 4 (3.08%) Cisco
8 4 (3.08%) Nortel
9 3 (2.31%) Citrix
9 3 (2.31%) Juniper
9 3 (2.31%) LexisNexis
10 2 (1.54%) Actimize
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