Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 83 85
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 8 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.60% 1.22% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.94% 8.91% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 22
Cheshire median daily rate £320 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £291 £307 £328
90th Percentile £465 £438 £499
North West median daily rate £435 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88% +21.43%
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 203 202 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.23% 13.67% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 145 138
Cheshire median daily rate £330 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £254 £227 £263
90th Percentile £549 £575 £491
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 23
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £14.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.57% -25.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.30
90th Percentile £38.75 £17.77 £34.35
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year +46.67% -12.64% +2.23%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 November 2017. 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
Chester +10 6 £385 +2.67% 1
Knutsford -14 2 £280 -34.12% 2
WebSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 5 (62.50%) Tivoli
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 4 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) SAS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) CyberArk
6 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (25.00%) PowerBroker
6 2 (25.00%) JBoss
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) IBM Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services

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 3 (37.50%) SAS
2 2 (25.00%) FileNet
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) FileNet Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Axis
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) DOM
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) ICEfaces
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) JSF
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) RichFaces
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) WSDL
2 1 (12.50%) XHTML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Online Banking
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
2 1 (12.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) CyberArk
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Perforce