Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 24 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 Application Server (WAS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 134 133
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 14 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.48% 0.79% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.01% 5.50% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 10
Manchester median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £366 £363 £315
90th Percentile £545 £540 £452
North West median daily rate £418 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +4.38% -5.88% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server 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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 465 509 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.84% 14.38% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 320 380
Manchester median daily rate £415 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £208 £223 £256
90th Percentile £613 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £395 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +1.94% -6.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 34
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.45% +13.56% -1.67%
10th Percentile £10.74 £14.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £118.75 £29.28 £32.03
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% +4.48%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 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
Stockport - 1 £525 -
WebSphere Application Server
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) J2EE
3 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 6 (42.86%) Spring MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Content Management
3 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 6 (42.86%) CMS
3 6 (42.86%) FatWire
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Endeca
4 5 (35.71%) E-business
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) Middleware
4 5 (35.71%) JSP
5 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 4 (28.57%) Spring Boot
6 3 (21.43%) hybris
6 3 (21.43%) Spring Security
6 3 (21.43%) JBoss
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) AIX
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) JDBC
7 2 (14.29%) Servlets
7 2 (14.29%) Service Management
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (42.86%) CMS
3 3 (21.43%) JBoss
4 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SMTP
1 1 (7.14%) SNMP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Endeca
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) J2EE
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
1 6 (42.86%) Spring MVC
2 5 (35.71%) JSP
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 4 (28.57%) Spring Boot
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Spring Security
5 2 (14.29%) JDBC
5 2 (14.29%) Servlets
6 1 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) Spring Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Content Management
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) E-business
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (7.14%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Jython
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) PowerBroker
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) FatWire
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) hybris
4 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle