Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 203 198
Rank change year-on-year +55 -5 -22
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 3 1 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.099% 0.019% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.78% 0.14% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Median daily rate £363 - £443
10th Percentile £361 - £321
90th Percentile £365 - £515
England median daily rate £483 £500 £465
% change year-on-year -3.45% +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 383 692 856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.63% 13.35% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 453 559
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £233 £207 £231
90th Percentile £567 £613 £580
England median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 46
Median hourly rate £50.50 £16.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +206.06% -22.35% +32.81%
10th Percentile £16.89 £11.31 £11.66
90th Percentile £60.88 £23.34 £53.50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £19.28
% change year-on-year +18.92% -4.03% -1.77%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the North West.

Daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in the North West

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in the North West.

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 25 May 2020. 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 +45 3 £363 -
WebSphere Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Azure
1 3 (100.00%) AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk
1 3 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) GCP
1 3 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 3 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware

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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Azure
1 3 (100.00%) GCP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 3 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk