Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 83 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 -10
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 8 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.77% 0.85% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.80% 5.00% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £381 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% -9.76% +4.97%
10th Percentile £413 £319 £346
90th Percentile £481 £526 £459
North West median daily rate £538 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +19.44% +7.14% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 138 220 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.29% 16.96% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 138 110
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £361 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% -1.03% -8.75%
10th Percentile £147 £228 £198
90th Percentile £549 £538 £475
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.05 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +40.63% -26.44%
10th Percentile £14.40 £10.02 £10.50
90th Percentile £26.59 £37.50 £31.20
North West median hourly rate £16.74 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -10.75% +17.19% -29.02%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Cheshire

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Cheshire

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Cheshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 7 £425 -
WebSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) JDBC
1 8 (100.00%) Servlets
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
1 8 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 8 (100.00%) Node.js
1 8 (100.00%) REST
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
1 8 (100.00%) Sass
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 8 (100.00%) Microservices
1 8 (100.00%) React
2 6 (75.00%) Deployment Automation

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) DB2
1 8 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Bitbucket
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (75.00%) Gradle
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (75.00%) Mockito
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Backend Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) JDBC
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
1 8 (100.00%) Node.js
1 8 (100.00%) React
1 8 (100.00%) REST
1 8 (100.00%) Sass
1 8 (100.00%) Servlets
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) WireMock
3 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 8 (100.00%) Microservices
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Deployment Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Groovy
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle