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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 102 74 62
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 37 55 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 1.94% 2.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.99% 11.48% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 38
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £319 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £474 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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
529 479 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.47% 16.91% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 245 273
Average daily rate £351 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 33
Average hourly rate £16.84 £21.00 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% +11.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.07 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Manchester -3 15 £425 -19.04% 3
Cheshire -14 12 £407 +8.40% 3
Lancashire -16 8 £500 +25.00%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 56 (65.88%) Java
2 38 (44.71%) Linux
3 34 (40.00%) IBM
4 33 (38.82%) Tomcat
5 31 (36.47%) HTTP
6 30 (35.29%) Spring
7 25 (29.41%) Servlets
8 24 (28.24%) Oracle
9 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (24.71%) Windows
10 21 (24.71%) WebSphere MQ
11 20 (23.53%) XML
12 19 (22.35%) UNIX
12 19 (22.35%) Red Hat
13 18 (21.18%) WebSphere Application Server
13 18 (21.18%) J2EE
14 15 (17.65%) Apache
14 15 (17.65%) Finance
14 15 (17.65%) Maven
14 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (17.65%) Jenkins
15 13 (15.29%) FTP
15 13 (15.29%) SQL
16 12 (14.12%) XSLT
16 12 (14.12%) JMS
16 12 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (14.12%) Open Source
16 12 (14.12%) XPath
16 12 (14.12%) Banking
17 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 33 (38.82%) Tomcat
2 18 (21.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (17.65%) Apache
4 11 (12.94%) Jetty
4 11 (12.94%) IIS
4 11 (12.94%) nginx
5 9 (10.59%) WebLogic
6 7 (8.24%) JBoss
7 6 (7.06%) WebSphere Portal
7 6 (7.06%) WebSphere Process Server
7 6 (7.06%) Quickr
8 4 (4.71%) iPlanet
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.18%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 1 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.18%) SAS
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle 9iAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.71%) Google App Engine
2 4 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.53%) SaaS
4 2 (2.35%) PaaS
4 2 (2.35%) Route 53
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.47%) HTTP
2 13 (15.29%) FTP
3 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.41%) SSL
5 6 (7.06%) DNS
5 6 (7.06%) DHCP
6 4 (4.71%) IPsec
7 3 (3.53%) LDAP
8 2 (2.35%) Firewall
9 1 (1.18%) Intranet
9 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) Hazelcast
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.35%) Big Data
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
4 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.35%) DB2
5 1 (1.18%) Informix
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Maven
1 15 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.41%) Eclipse
3 7 (8.24%) JUnit
4 6 (7.06%) Selenium
5 4 (4.71%) Subversion
6 3 (3.53%) Ant
6 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.53%) JIRA
7 2 (2.35%) Hudson
8 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.18%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.18%) Mockito
8 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 1 (1.18%) Toad
8 1 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.18%) Introscope
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Developer
2 22 (25.88%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.12%) WebSphere Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Architect
5 7 (8.24%) Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Environment Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Tester
10 2 (2.35%) UNIX Administrator
10 2 (2.35%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.35%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 2 (2.35%) E-Commerce Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.29%) Spring
2 25 (29.41%) Servlets
3 21 (24.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 20 (23.53%) XML
5 18 (21.18%) J2EE
6 12 (14.12%) XSLT
6 12 (14.12%) JMS
7 11 (12.94%) J2SE
7 11 (12.94%) DOM
7 11 (12.94%) Middleware
7 11 (12.94%) XML Schema
7 11 (12.94%) Grails
8 10 (11.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 10 (11.76%) Web Services
9 9 (10.59%) .NET
10 7 (8.24%) HTML
10 7 (8.24%) SAX
11 6 (7.06%) Hibernate
11 6 (7.06%) Dojo
11 6 (7.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Open Source
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.35%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.35%) DataPower
5 1 (1.18%) iSeries
5 1 (1.18%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.18%) AS400
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Tandem
5 1 (1.18%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Social Media
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.71%) Linux
2 21 (24.71%) Windows
3 19 (22.35%) UNIX
4 15 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (12.94%) Android
6 9 (10.59%) AIX
7 7 (8.24%) Solaris
8 3 (3.53%) HPUX
8 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.35%) CentOS
9 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
3 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
4 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
5 8 (9.41%) DevOps
6 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.06%) Automated Testing
7 6 (7.06%) Waterfall
7 6 (7.06%) Migration
8 5 (5.88%) UML
9 3 (3.53%) Project Management
9 3 (3.53%) TDD
9 3 (3.53%) ITIL
9 3 (3.53%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.35%) JVM Tuning
10 2 (2.35%) Coaching
10 2 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.88%) Java
2 13 (15.29%) SQL
3 12 (14.12%) XPath
4 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.24%) Perl
6 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.53%) Python
8 2 (2.35%) Ruby
8 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) sed
9 1 (1.18%) AWK
9 1 (1.18%) Jython
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.18%) VB
9 1 (1.18%) C++
9 1 (1.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) Xen
3 2 (2.35%) Firmware
3 2 (2.35%) RHEV
4 1 (1.18%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Puppet
2 3 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.35%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.35%) Foglight
3 2 (2.35%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.18%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.18%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.18%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) IBM
2 24 (28.24%) Oracle
3 19 (22.35%) Red Hat
4 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.76%) VMware
5 9 (10.59%) HP
6 7 (8.24%) TIBCO
7 6 (7.06%) Sybase
7 6 (7.06%) Lotus
8 4 (4.71%) Google
9 3 (3.53%) Axway
9 3 (3.53%) Sun
10 2 (2.35%) EMC
10 2 (2.35%) Informatica
10 2 (2.35%) NetApp
10 2 (2.35%) Siebel
10 2 (2.35%) Tumbleweed
10 2 (2.35%) RightScale
11 1 (1.18%) Demandware
11 1 (1.18%) hybris
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