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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 104 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 43 47 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 1.70% 2.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.20% 10.56% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-16.38% +71.42%
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
597 445 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.36% 16.12% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 225 238
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 44
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.86% +44.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £39.96 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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 -14 16 £438 +36.71% 2
Manchester -9 15 £394 -21.25% 2
Lancashire -9 7 £500 +42.85% 4
Merseyside - - - - 1
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 51 (57.95%) Java
2 39 (44.32%) Linux
3 32 (36.36%) Oracle
4 28 (31.82%) Tomcat
5 27 (30.68%) Spring
6 26 (29.55%) IBM
7 25 (28.41%) Windows
8 24 (27.27%) UNIX
8 24 (27.27%) HTTP
9 21 (23.86%) J2EE
9 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (22.73%) IIS
10 20 (22.73%) Servlets
11 19 (21.59%) Finance
12 18 (20.45%) XML
13 17 (19.32%) SQL
14 16 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (17.05%) WebSphere MQ
15 15 (17.05%) Jenkins
16 14 (15.91%) Banking
17 13 (14.77%) Open Source
18 12 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
19 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
19 11 (12.50%) Web Services
19 11 (12.50%) AIX
19 11 (12.50%) Apache
19 11 (12.50%) Jetty
19 11 (12.50%) nginx
19 11 (12.50%) Maven

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 28 (31.82%) Tomcat
2 20 (22.73%) IIS
3 16 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (12.50%) Apache
4 11 (12.50%) Jetty
4 11 (12.50%) nginx
5 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.82%) iPlanet
7 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Process Server
7 4 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.55%) JBoss
7 4 (4.55%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 3 (3.41%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (3.41%) Quickr
8 3 (3.41%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.27%) Commerce Server
9 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.55%) Google App Engine
3 4 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.27%) SaaS
4 2 (2.27%) PaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Route 53
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.27%) HTTP
2 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.09%) SSL
4 7 (7.95%) FTP
5 6 (6.82%) DNS
5 6 (6.82%) LDAP
5 6 (6.82%) DHCP
6 5 (5.68%) IPsec
7 3 (3.41%) Internet
8 1 (1.14%) Firewall
8 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) Hazelcast
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.68%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.41%) MySQL
4 3 (3.41%) DB2
4 3 (3.41%) Informix
5 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.50%) Maven
3 9 (10.23%) JUnit
4 8 (9.09%) Selenium
5 6 (6.82%) Ant
6 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.41%) Mockito
7 3 (3.41%) Subversion
7 3 (3.41%) JIRA
8 2 (2.27%) Lombardi
8 2 (2.27%) Introscope
8 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.14%) Hudson
9 1 (1.14%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (21.59%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
3 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Developer
2 21 (23.86%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Architect
5 7 (7.95%) Consultant
6 5 (5.68%) Administrator
6 5 (5.68%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (5.68%) WebSphere Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) TIBCO Specialist
7 4 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.27%) E-Commerce Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (2.27%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 2 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.68%) Spring
2 21 (23.86%) J2EE
3 20 (22.73%) Servlets
4 18 (20.45%) XML
5 15 (17.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (12.50%) Web Services
7 9 (10.23%) .NET
8 8 (9.09%) HTML
8 8 (9.09%) XSLT
8 8 (9.09%) J2SE
8 8 (9.09%) Middleware
9 7 (7.95%) Hibernate
9 7 (7.95%) JMS
9 7 (7.95%) XML Schema
9 7 (7.95%) DOM
9 7 (7.95%) SOAP
9 7 (7.95%) CSS
9 7 (7.95%) Grails
9 7 (7.95%) RESTful
10 6 (6.82%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Open Source
2 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.27%) DataPower
6 1 (1.14%) iSeries
6 1 (1.14%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.14%) Social Media
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) PMI
6 1 (1.14%) DTV
6 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.32%) Linux
2 25 (28.41%) Windows
3 24 (27.27%) UNIX
4 11 (12.50%) AIX
5 10 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.95%) Android
7 4 (4.55%) Solaris
8 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.14%) CentOS
9 1 (1.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
2 12 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (10.23%) E-Commerce
4 9 (10.23%) DevOps
5 8 (9.09%) ITIL
6 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.82%) Automated Testing
7 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.55%) TDD
8 4 (4.55%) UML
9 3 (3.41%) OO
9 3 (3.41%) SOA
9 3 (3.41%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.41%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.41%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.41%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.41%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.27%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) Java
2 17 (19.32%) SQL
3 10 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 8 (9.09%) XPath
5 5 (5.68%) Perl
6 3 (3.41%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.14%) sed
8 1 (1.14%) AWK
8 1 (1.14%) Jython
8 1 (1.14%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.14%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) C++
8 1 (1.14%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.14%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.68%) Xen
3 1 (1.14%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Puppet
2 6 (6.82%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (4.55%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.27%) Ansible
4 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.14%) Salt
5 1 (1.14%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (36.36%) Oracle
2 26 (29.55%) IBM
3 11 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.36%) Red Hat
4 10 (11.36%) VMware
5 9 (10.23%) TIBCO
6 8 (9.09%) HP
7 5 (5.68%) CA
7 5 (5.68%) Sybase
8 4 (4.55%) Sun
8 4 (4.55%) Google
9 3 (3.41%) Axway
9 3 (3.41%) Lotus
10 2 (2.27%) Perforce
10 2 (2.27%) Informatica
10 2 (2.27%) SAP
10 2 (2.27%) Siebel
10 2 (2.27%) Compuware
10 2 (2.27%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
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