The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 74 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 29 35 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.52% 4.45% 1.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.43% 21.21% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 7
Median daily rate £320 £550 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +64.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £638 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.65% +23.48%
WebSphere
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Application Platforms Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
278 165 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.13% 20.99% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 123 71
Median daily rate £325 £488 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £320 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £618 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £10.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+260.00% -45.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £10.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 36 (81.82%) IBM
2 35 (79.55%) Oracle
2 35 (79.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 35 (79.55%) Unix
2 35 (79.55%) AIX
3 34 (77.27%) Java
4 33 (75.00%) Configuration Management
5 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
6 28 (63.64%) SSL
6 28 (63.64%) WebLogic
7 27 (61.36%) Windows
7 27 (61.36%) ITIL
7 27 (61.36%) Axway
8 25 (56.82%) Windows Server
9 23 (52.27%) IBM Integration Bus
9 23 (52.27%) Perl
9 23 (52.27%) Sun
9 23 (52.27%) Middleware
10 22 (50.00%) OS/390
10 22 (50.00%) Solaris
10 22 (50.00%) MQSeries
11 21 (47.73%) Tuxedo
11 21 (47.73%) J2EE
11 21 (47.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 21 (47.73%) Problem Management
12 19 (43.18%) Change Management
12 19 (43.18%) Linux
13 18 (40.91%) Service Delivery
13 18 (40.91%) Release Management
13 18 (40.91%) Puppet

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 35 (79.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 28 (63.64%) WebLogic
3 22 (50.00%) MQSeries
4 21 (47.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 21 (47.73%) Tuxedo
5 16 (36.36%) Oracle Application Server
6 14 (31.82%) AquaLogic
7 13 (29.55%) JBoss
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (13.64%) FileNet
10 5 (11.36%) Apache
10 5 (11.36%) IIS
10 5 (11.36%) Jetty
10 5 (11.36%) Mongrel
10 5 (11.36%) nginx
10 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
11 2 (4.55%) Confluence
12 1 (2.27%) CICS
12 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
12 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (31.82%) OpenText MBPM
2 12 (27.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (11.36%) Google App Engine
1 5 (11.36%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.82%) IaaS
2 3 (6.82%) PaaS
2 3 (6.82%) SaaS
3 2 (4.55%) HP Helion
3 2 (4.55%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) SSL
2 9 (20.45%) Network Security
3 8 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (18.18%) LDAP
4 5 (11.36%) DHCP
4 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 5 (11.36%) FTP
4 5 (11.36%) HTTP
4 5 (11.36%) IPsec
4 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.36%) Travis CI
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.27%) Banking
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior
7 2 (4.55%) Junior DevOps
7 2 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Junior Unix Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Unix Scripter
8 1 (2.27%) WebOps Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Workflow Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) IBM Integration Bus
1 23 (52.27%) Middleware
2 21 (47.73%) J2EE
3 13 (29.55%) Software Packaging
3 13 (29.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (11.36%) .NET
4 5 (11.36%) Servlets
5 1 (2.27%) JMS
5 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.18%) DataPower
3 7 (15.91%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) AIX
1 35 (79.55%) Unix
2 27 (61.36%) Windows
3 25 (56.82%) Windows Server
4 22 (50.00%) OS/390
4 22 (50.00%) Solaris
5 19 (43.18%) Linux
6 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 27 (61.36%) ITIL
3 21 (47.73%) Problem Management
4 19 (43.18%) Change Management
5 18 (40.91%) Release Management
5 18 (40.91%) Root Cause Analysis
5 18 (40.91%) Service Delivery
6 17 (38.64%) DevOps
7 16 (36.36%) Security Management
8 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (31.82%) QMS
10 13 (29.55%) OO
11 10 (22.73%) Change Control
12 8 (18.18%) Workflow
13 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (11.36%) Open Source
14 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
15 2 (4.55%) CRM
15 2 (4.55%) Data Management
15 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 34 (77.27%) Java
2 23 (52.27%) Perl
3 17 (38.64%) C++
4 16 (36.36%) C
5 10 (22.73%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.82%) MCSA
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) Xen
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Puppet
2 14 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) IBM
2 35 (79.55%) Oracle
3 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
4 27 (61.36%) Axway
5 23 (52.27%) Sun
6 14 (31.82%) Red Hat
7 13 (29.55%) Fujitsu
7 13 (29.55%) Informatica
7 13 (29.55%) Siebel
8 12 (27.27%) HP
9 7 (15.91%) VMware
10 5 (11.36%) Google
11 2 (4.55%) Citrix
12 1 (2.27%) Cisco
12 1 (2.27%) Lotus
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