Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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 > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 103 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 -27 +18
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 37 53 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.26% 1.49% 2.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.94% 10.41% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 33
Manchester median daily rate £513 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.94% +1.12% +30.88%
10th Percentile £404 £362 £358
90th Percentile £650 £540 £538
North West median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 466 509 670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.86% 14.35% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 321 374
Manchester median daily rate £415 £380 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -5.30% +21.59%
10th Percentile £209 £224 £258
90th Percentile £613 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £413
% change year-on-year - -6.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 32
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.45% +21.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.74 £14.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £118.75 £29.28 £32.18
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.17
% change year-on-year +13.33% -12.64% +2.60%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Manchester

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Manchester

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Manchester

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Manchester

WebSphere
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 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 - 2 £475 -
WebSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 28 (75.68%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 20 (54.05%) JSP
3 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (40.54%) SQL
5 14 (37.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (35.14%) EJB
6 13 (35.14%) CSS
6 13 (35.14%) Tomcat
6 13 (35.14%) JPA
7 12 (32.43%) Retail
7 12 (32.43%) J2EE
8 11 (29.73%) Linux
8 11 (29.73%) Middleware
8 11 (29.73%) Dojo
9 10 (27.03%) Spring
9 10 (27.03%) DB2
10 9 (24.32%) IBM
10 9 (24.32%) TDD
10 9 (24.32%) Finance
11 8 (21.62%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (18.92%) Web Services
13 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
13 6 (16.22%) CMS
13 6 (16.22%) FatWire
13 6 (16.22%) MVC
13 6 (16.22%) Endeca
13 6 (16.22%) Spring MVC
13 6 (16.22%) Web Development

WebSphere
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 (37.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (35.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (16.22%) CMS
4 4 (10.81%) Commerce Server
5 3 (8.11%) JBoss
6 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.70%) Apache
7 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.70%) Confluence
7 1 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (2.70%) IIS
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) SMTP
1 1 (2.70%) SNMP
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) DB2
2 6 (16.22%) Endeca
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) JUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (32.43%) Retail
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) WebSphere Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Middleware Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Server Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Identity Management Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Management Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) JSP
2 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 13 (35.14%) CSS
3 13 (35.14%) EJB
3 13 (35.14%) JPA
4 12 (32.43%) J2EE
5 11 (29.73%) Dojo
5 11 (29.73%) Middleware
6 10 (27.03%) Spring
7 7 (18.92%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) Spring MVC
9 5 (13.51%) SOAP
10 4 (10.81%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (10.81%) RESTful
10 4 (10.81%) Spring Boot
10 4 (10.81%) XML
10 4 (10.81%) XML Messaging
11 3 (8.11%) Spring Security
11 3 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (5.41%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (10.81%) AIX
3 4 (10.81%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) TDD
3 6 (16.22%) Content Management
3 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.22%) MVC
3 6 (16.22%) Web Development
4 5 (13.51%) E-business
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.81%) Database Tuning
5 4 (10.81%) High Availability
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Jython
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) PowerBroker
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Salt
1 1 (2.70%) Terraform
1 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) IBM
3 6 (16.22%) FatWire
4 5 (13.51%) TIBCO
5 3 (8.11%) hybris
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.70%) WSO2