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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 51 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.82% 3.17% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.31% 13.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
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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
121 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.85% 24.34% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 30 11
Average daily rate £425 £307 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.43% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £194 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £651
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere.

1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) ISEB
5 4 (33.33%) System Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) JBoss
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (25.00%) Perl
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Informatica
8 1 (8.33%) ILOG
8 1 (8.33%) NHS
8 1 (8.33%) Siebel
8 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 1 (8.33%) AIX
8 1 (8.33%) Solaris
8 1 (8.33%) Java
8 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) DataPower
8 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing WebSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) JRules Developer
3 1 (8.33%) JRules Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (8.33%) JRules
2 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) DataPower
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (8.33%) ILOG
4 1 (8.33%) Siebel
4 1 (8.33%) Axway