The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 14 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 5.95% - 10.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 33.33% - 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Average daily rate
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£523 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 - £456
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 - £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £29.95
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Application Platforms Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
15 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 17.86% 14.63% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 19
Average daily rate £517 £310 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.61% -34.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £208 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £347 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Preston region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Preston

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) Servlets
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Jetty
2 5 (83.33%) nginx
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Google
4 3 (50.00%) Xen
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) FTP
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (50.00%) Google App Engine
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (83.33%) Jetty
1 5 (83.33%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Xen
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Google