Period
to 18 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 79 81
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 2 10 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.15% 0.82% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.91% 5.41% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 28
Cheshire median daily rate - £423 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.03% -3.25%
North West median daily rate £427 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.80% - -
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 220 185 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.47% 15.11% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 138 208
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £263 £257
90th Percentile £564 £500 £529
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 14
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +43.61% +22.88%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.55 £10.68
90th Percentile £32.00 £33.00 £35.50
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £16.00 £20.45
% change year-on-year +47.81% -21.74% +7.61%

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 18 August 2018. 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
Warrington - 1 - -
WebSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Jetty
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins

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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Jetty
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (50.00%) npm
1 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (50.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Geb
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) RAML
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) RxJava
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (50.00%) Spring WebFlux
1 1 (50.00%) Swagger
1 1 (50.00%) Vert.x
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk