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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 91 76 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 41 47 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.30% 1.76% 2.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.93% 11.49% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 30
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£425 £356 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £319 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £389
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+42.72% -32.51%
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
517 409 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.44% 15.32% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 207 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 37
Average hourly rate £18.25 £21.77 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% +18.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.31 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Cheshire -7 16 £407 +20.44% 2
Manchester +3 13 £375 -28.57% 3
Lancashire -14 6 £500 +42.85% 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 63 (64.29%) Java
2 47 (47.96%) Linux
3 38 (38.78%) Tomcat
4 35 (35.71%) Spring
5 32 (32.65%) HTTP
5 32 (32.65%) Oracle
6 30 (30.61%) Windows
6 30 (30.61%) IBM
7 28 (28.57%) Servlets
8 25 (25.51%) UNIX
9 24 (24.49%) XML
10 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (20.41%) IIS
11 20 (20.41%) J2EE
11 20 (20.41%) WebSphere MQ
12 19 (19.39%) Red Hat
12 19 (19.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 18 (18.37%) SQL
13 18 (18.37%) Finance
13 18 (18.37%) Maven
14 17 (17.35%) Jenkins
15 15 (15.31%) Software Engineering
15 15 (15.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (14.29%) Open Source
16 14 (14.29%) XPath
16 14 (14.29%) Banking
16 14 (14.29%) XSLT
16 14 (14.29%) Apache
16 14 (14.29%) JMS
17 13 (13.27%) J2SE

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (38.78%) Tomcat
2 20 (20.41%) IIS
3 19 (19.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (14.29%) Apache
5 12 (12.24%) Jetty
5 12 (12.24%) nginx
6 7 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
6 7 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 7 (7.14%) JBoss
6 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.14%) iPlanet
7 6 (6.12%) Quickr
7 6 (6.12%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (4.08%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 4 (4.08%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (3.06%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (1.02%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (4.08%) Google App Engine
4 3 (3.06%) SaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.04%) Route 53
5 2 (2.04%) PaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.65%) HTTP
2 10 (10.20%) FTP
2 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.16%) SSL
3 8 (8.16%) LDAP
4 7 (7.14%) DHCP
4 7 (7.14%) DNS
5 5 (5.10%) IPsec
6 3 (3.06%) Internet
7 2 (2.04%) Firewall
8 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) Hazelcast
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.06%) Informix
4 3 (3.06%) DB2
4 3 (3.06%) MySQL
5 2 (2.04%) Big Data
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.02%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (18.37%) Maven
2 17 (17.35%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.20%) JUnit
4 8 (8.16%) Selenium
5 7 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.12%) Ant
7 5 (5.10%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.08%) Subversion
9 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.06%) Mockito
9 3 (3.06%) JIRA
10 2 (2.04%) Introscope
10 2 (2.04%) Lombardi
10 2 (2.04%) Hudson
11 1 (1.02%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 14 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Developer
2 26 (26.53%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.24%) WebSphere Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Consultant
4 9 (9.18%) Architect
5 6 (6.12%) WebSphere Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.08%) Administrator
7 4 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.08%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (4.08%) Environment Manager
7 4 (4.08%) TIBCO Specialist
7 4 (4.08%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Analyst
9 2 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) E-Commerce Manager
9 2 (2.04%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 2 (2.04%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.71%) Spring
2 28 (28.57%) Servlets
3 24 (24.49%) XML
4 20 (20.41%) J2EE
4 20 (20.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (14.29%) XSLT
5 14 (14.29%) JMS
6 13 (13.27%) J2SE
6 13 (13.27%) DOM
6 13 (13.27%) XML Schema
6 13 (13.27%) Grails
7 11 (11.22%) Web Services
8 10 (10.20%) .NET
9 9 (9.18%) SAX
9 9 (9.18%) Middleware
10 8 (8.16%) HTML
11 7 (7.14%) RESTful
11 7 (7.14%) Hibernate
11 7 (7.14%) CSS
12 6 (6.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Open Source
2 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.06%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.04%) DataPower
6 1 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.02%) iSeries
6 1 (1.02%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.02%) Social Media
6 1 (1.02%) Tandem
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.02%) PMI
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) AS400
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (47.96%) Linux
2 30 (30.61%) Windows
3 25 (25.51%) UNIX
4 15 (15.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (13.27%) Android
6 12 (12.24%) AIX
7 7 (7.14%) Solaris
8 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.06%) HPUX
9 2 (2.04%) CentOS
10 1 (1.02%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.31%) Software Engineering
3 13 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (12.24%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.18%) DevOps
6 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
6 8 (8.16%) ITIL
7 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.12%) Automated Testing
9 5 (5.10%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.10%) TDD
10 4 (4.08%) SOA
10 4 (4.08%) UML
11 3 (3.06%) Integration Testing
11 3 (3.06%) TOGAF
11 3 (3.06%) OO
11 3 (3.06%) PRINCE
11 3 (3.06%) Web Application Development
12 2 (2.04%) JVM Tuning
12 2 (2.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (64.29%) Java
2 18 (18.37%) SQL
3 14 (14.29%) XPath
4 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.16%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.12%) Perl
7 4 (4.08%) Python
8 2 (2.04%) Ruby
8 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.02%) AWK
9 1 (1.02%) Jython
9 1 (1.02%) PHP
9 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.02%) VB
9 1 (1.02%) C++
9 1 (1.02%) COBOL
9 1 (1.02%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Degree
1 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (5.10%) Xen
2 1 (1.02%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.02%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) Puppet
2 6 (6.12%) CA SiteMinder
3 4 (4.08%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.04%) Foglight
4 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.04%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (2.04%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.02%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.02%) Ansible
5 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (32.65%) Oracle
2 30 (30.61%) IBM
3 19 (19.39%) Red Hat
4 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.22%) VMware
5 10 (10.20%) HP
5 10 (10.20%) TIBCO
6 7 (7.14%) Sun
7 6 (6.12%) Lotus
8 5 (5.10%) CA
9 4 (4.08%) Sybase
9 4 (4.08%) Google
10 3 (3.06%) Axway
11 2 (2.04%) Informatica
11 2 (2.04%) Compuware
11 2 (2.04%) Business Objects
11 2 (2.04%) Siebel
11 2 (2.04%) Perforce
11 2 (2.04%) RightScale
11 2 (2.04%) Tumbleweed
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