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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 98 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 51 58 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.44% 1.38% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.95% 9.40% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 14
Median daily rate £450 £430 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £362 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
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
570 617 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.11% 14.70% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 368 252
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £42.02 £35.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -8 31 £475 +6.74% 3
Cheshire +6 9 £325 -27.77% 4
Lancashire +7 7 £455 +3.23% 1
Merseyside +7 3 £413 +3.12% 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 66 (55.93%) Java
2 63 (53.39%) Oracle
3 62 (52.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 51 (43.22%) IBM
5 42 (35.59%) Finance
6 38 (32.20%) Middleware
7 35 (29.66%) XML
8 34 (28.81%) J2EE
9 32 (27.12%) HTTP
10 31 (26.27%) Web Services
11 29 (24.58%) Unix
12 28 (23.73%) SOAP
13 27 (22.88%) WebSphere MQ
14 25 (21.19%) SQL
15 24 (20.34%) XSLT
15 24 (20.34%) Linux
15 24 (20.34%) Spring
16 23 (19.49%) JBoss
17 22 (18.64%) Banking
18 21 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (16.95%) JAXB
20 19 (16.10%) JUnit
20 19 (16.10%) WebLogic
20 19 (16.10%) SQL Server
20 19 (16.10%) JIRA
21 18 (15.25%) VMware
21 18 (15.25%) EJB
21 18 (15.25%) Jenkins
22 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
22 17 (14.41%) TDD

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 62 (52.54%) WebSphere Application Server
2 23 (19.49%) JBoss
3 19 (16.10%) WebLogic
4 14 (11.86%) Tomcat
5 12 (10.17%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (7.63%) Apache
6 9 (7.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (4.24%) GlassFish
8 4 (3.39%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.54%) IIS
9 3 (2.54%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.69%) Commerce Server
10 2 (1.69%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 2 (1.69%) Jetty
10 2 (1.69%) Liferay
10 2 (1.69%) Mongrel
10 2 (1.69%) nginx
10 2 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.24%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.69%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.12%) HTTP
2 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
3 15 (12.71%) FTP
4 14 (11.86%) SSL
5 7 (5.93%) Internet
6 5 (4.24%) LAN
6 5 (4.24%) WAN
7 4 (3.39%) Firewall
8 3 (2.54%) DNS
8 3 (2.54%) LDAP
9 2 (1.69%) DHCP
9 2 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.69%) IPsec
9 2 (1.69%) VPN
9 2 (1.69%) WinSCP
9 2 (1.69%) Wireless
10 1 (0.85%) Network Security
10 1 (0.85%) SMTP
10 1 (0.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.56%) DB2
3 13 (11.02%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.69%) DataStage
5 2 (1.69%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.69%) MS Access
5 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) JIRA
1 19 (16.10%) JUnit
2 18 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.17%) Selenium
4 10 (8.47%) Subversion
5 5 (4.24%) ClearCase
5 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.24%) Maven
6 4 (3.39%) Checkstyle
6 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.39%) FindBugs
6 4 (3.39%) Mockito
6 4 (3.39%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.54%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.54%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (2.54%) Introscope
8 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.69%) Hudson
8 2 (1.69%) Toad
8 2 (1.69%) Travis CI
General
1 42 (35.59%) Finance
2 22 (18.64%) Banking
3 2 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (1.69%) Retail
3 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (31.36%) Developer
2 24 (20.34%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.10%) Administrator
4 12 (10.17%) WebSphere Specialist
5 11 (9.32%) Analyst
6 10 (8.47%) WebSphere Administrator
7 8 (6.78%) Consultant
7 8 (6.78%) OAT Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) OAT Test Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Architect
8 7 (5.93%) Test Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) WebSphere Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Server Administrator
9 6 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Technical Leader
10 5 (4.24%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
11 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 4 (3.39%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.20%) Middleware
2 35 (29.66%) XML
3 34 (28.81%) J2EE
4 31 (26.27%) Web Services
5 28 (23.73%) SOAP
6 27 (22.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 24 (20.34%) Spring
7 24 (20.34%) XSLT
8 20 (16.95%) JAXB
9 18 (15.25%) EJB
10 14 (11.86%) JDBC
11 12 (10.17%) Hibernate
11 12 (10.17%) VXML
12 11 (9.32%) Apache Camel
13 9 (7.63%) WSDL
14 8 (6.78%) CSS
14 8 (6.78%) JAX-WS
14 8 (6.78%) POJO
15 7 (5.93%) IBM Integration Bus
16 6 (5.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) IVR
2 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.63%) Clustering
3 4 (3.39%) Biometrics
3 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.54%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.69%) LPAR
5 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) DataPower
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.85%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.85%) Informatics
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Unix
2 24 (20.34%) Linux
3 15 (12.71%) Windows
4 12 (10.17%) AIX
5 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.08%) Solaris
7 4 (3.39%) HPUX
7 4 (3.39%) SUSE
7 4 (3.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.85%) CentOS
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (14.41%) TDD
3 13 (11.02%) Waterfall
4 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
4 12 (10.17%) Integration Testing
5 11 (9.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 11 (9.32%) SOA
5 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.32%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (7.63%) AOP
6 9 (7.63%) MVC
7 8 (6.78%) Extreme Programming
7 8 (6.78%) ITIL
7 8 (6.78%) Kanban
7 8 (6.78%) SDLC
7 8 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (5.93%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (5.08%) Test Management
9 6 (5.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (55.93%) Java
2 25 (21.19%) SQL
3 15 (12.71%) PL/SQL
4 12 (10.17%) Shell Script
5 9 (7.63%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.63%) Jython
6 3 (2.54%) Python
7 2 (1.69%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.24%) ISEB
3 5 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.39%) CCNP
4 4 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.54%) CCNA
5 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) CCIE
6 1 (0.85%) CCSP
6 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.32%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.08%) CA Wily
3 5 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.24%) Puppet
4 4 (3.39%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.54%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.69%) DameWare
6 2 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.69%) nmon
6 2 (1.69%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.69%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 63 (53.39%) Oracle
2 51 (43.22%) IBM
3 18 (15.25%) VMware
4 10 (8.47%) HP
5 7 (5.93%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.93%) Sybase
6 6 (5.08%) CA
6 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.24%) Cisco
7 5 (4.24%) Curam
8 4 (3.39%) Avaya
8 4 (3.39%) Juniper
8 4 (3.39%) Nortel
8 4 (3.39%) Perforce
8 4 (3.39%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.54%) Citrix
10 2 (1.69%) Actimize
10 2 (1.69%) Endeca
10 2 (1.69%) F5
10 2 (1.69%) Google
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