Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 20 July 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 30 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.15% 6.33% 2.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 30.77% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 7
Chester median daily rate £391 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +5.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £279
90th Percentile £455 £435 £433
Cheshire median daily rate £423 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +5.63% -0.12% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 48 78 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 18.46% 20.58% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 29
Chester median daily rate £365 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £280 £210 £262
90th Percentile £475 £453 £526
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Chester median hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -23.64% -18.52%
10th Percentile £10.50 £15.92 £15.28
90th Percentile £37.47 £36.25 £36.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £20.89 £27.50
% change year-on-year +43.61% -24.04% +37.50%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Chester

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Chester

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Chester over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Chester

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) AOP
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) POJO
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) JAXB
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JAXB
2 2 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) POJO
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) JDOM
3 1 (33.33%) JiBX
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) AOP
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) IBM