Period
to 20 January 2018

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 January 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 31 36
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.20% 0.83% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 20.93% 7.41% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Chester median daily rate £388 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -7.41% +1.25%
10th Percentile £329 £363 £393
90th Percentile £465 £388 £418
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Chester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 43 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 24.86% 11.25% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 21
Chester median daily rate £325 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -7.41% +7.86%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £238
90th Percentile £448 £463 £475
Cheshire median daily rate £328 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -12.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Chester median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -50.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.65 £16.45
90th Percentile £13.60 £17.15 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £13.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +84.62% -35.00% -15.79%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) SAS
3 4 (44.44%) IBM Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) FileNet
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) DOM
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) XHTML
6 1 (11.11%) JUnit
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) Servlets

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 4 (44.44%) FileNet
1 4 (44.44%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
1 4 (44.44%) FileNet Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Axis
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) DOM
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) ICEfaces
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (11.11%) JSF
2 1 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) RichFaces
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) WSDL
2 1 (11.11%) XHTML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
1 1 (11.11%) RIA
1 1 (11.11%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) AIX
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) IBM Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce