Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 168 194
Rank change year-on-year -18 +26 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 20 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.73% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.23% 4.52% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 31
North West median daily rate £418 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £315 £336 £325
90th Percentile £544 £537 £445
England median daily rate £450 £450 £423
% change year-on-year - +6.51% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £36.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year - -42.40% +108.33%

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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 898 1105 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.73% 16.11% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 702 774
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -6.34% +25.38%
10th Percentile £233 £258 £255
90th Percentile £598 £555 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 66
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £14.93 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.96% -13.05% +2.51%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.00 £20.73 £36.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere Application Server in the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Manchester +3 14 £435 +8.75%
Merseyside +7 4 - -
Cheshire -5 2 £280 -25.33%
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (60.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (35.00%) IBM
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) Middleware
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) CMS
5 6 (30.00%) FatWire
5 6 (30.00%) Content Management
5 6 (30.00%) Spring
5 6 (30.00%) J2EE
5 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
5 6 (30.00%) Endeca
6 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (25.00%) JSP
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) JBoss
6 5 (25.00%) AIX
6 5 (25.00%) E-business
7 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 4 (20.00%) Python
7 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (20.00%) Unix
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) C++
7 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (30.00%) CMS
3 5 (25.00%) JBoss
4 4 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (20.00%) nginx
4 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) SMTP
1 1 (5.00%) SNMP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Endeca
2 4 (20.00%) Big Data
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
1 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Middleware Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Server Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IAM Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Identity Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Middleware
2 6 (30.00%) J2EE
2 6 (30.00%) Spring
2 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
3 5 (25.00%) JSP
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) Node.js
4 4 (20.00%) React
4 4 (20.00%) RESTful
4 4 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) Spring Security
6 2 (10.00%) JDBC
6 2 (10.00%) Servlets
7 1 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) Spring Integration
7 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (20.00%) iPad
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) AIX
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) Content Management
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) E-business
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Web Development
5 3 (15.00%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Groovy
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) Jython
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
1 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Ansible
1 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) PowerBroker
2 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) IBM
2 6 (30.00%) FatWire
3 3 (15.00%) CyberArk
3 3 (15.00%) hybris
3 3 (15.00%) IBM Sterling
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat