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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 70 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.48% 3.31% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.25% 17.60% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 2
Median daily rate £333 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.11% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £533 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

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
138 125 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.41% 18.83% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 84 52
Median daily rate £338 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 62 (84.93%) Unix
1 62 (84.93%) AIX
2 58 (79.45%) Linux
3 45 (61.64%) Windows
3 45 (61.64%) DevOps
4 44 (60.27%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (54.79%) ITIL
5 40 (54.79%) Microsoft
6 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (45.21%) Windows XP
7 33 (45.21%) Windows 2000
8 31 (42.47%) Oracle
8 31 (42.47%) Open Source
9 30 (41.10%) WebSphere Application Server
9 30 (41.10%) IBM
9 30 (41.10%) Service Management
10 29 (39.73%) SaaS
10 29 (39.73%) PaaS
10 29 (39.73%) Puppet
10 29 (39.73%) IaaS
11 28 (38.36%) WebLogic
12 27 (36.99%) MS Excel
12 27 (36.99%) Change Management
13 26 (35.62%) MS PowerPoint
13 26 (35.62%) Configuration Management
14 25 (34.25%) Data Management
15 24 (32.88%) Axway
15 24 (32.88%) Java
15 24 (32.88%) JBoss
15 24 (32.88%) Opscode Chef

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 30 (41.10%) WebSphere Application Server
2 28 (38.36%) WebLogic
3 24 (32.88%) JBoss
4 9 (12.33%) MQSeries
4 9 (12.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 9 (12.33%) Tomcat
5 8 (10.96%) FileNet
5 8 (10.96%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (9.59%) Apache
6 7 (9.59%) Tuxedo
7 6 (8.22%) IIS
7 6 (8.22%) Jetty
7 6 (8.22%) Mongrel
7 6 (8.22%) nginx
8 4 (5.48%) AquaLogic
8 4 (5.48%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (5.48%) SAS
9 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (36.99%) MS Excel
2 26 (35.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (27.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (5.48%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (39.73%) IaaS
1 29 (39.73%) PaaS
1 29 (39.73%) SaaS
2 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.59%) Google App Engine
2 7 (9.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.74%) HP Helion
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.37%) G Suite
5 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.40%) SSL
2 9 (12.33%) Network Security
3 8 (10.96%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (10.96%) LDAP
4 6 (8.22%) DHCP
4 6 (8.22%) DNS
4 6 (8.22%) FTP
4 6 (8.22%) HTTP
4 6 (8.22%) IPsec
4 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (4.11%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.37%) DocumentDB
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.22%) Travis CI
3 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.11%) Ant
4 3 (4.11%) Gradle
4 3 (4.11%) JUnit
4 3 (4.11%) Maven
4 3 (4.11%) Subversion
4 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Operations Engineer
3 14 (19.18%) Analyst
4 13 (17.81%) Operations Analyst
4 13 (17.81%) Support Analyst
5 12 (16.44%) Operational Support Analyst
5 12 (16.44%) Operations Support Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Linux Support
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Support Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Unix Support
10 3 (4.11%) Unix Support Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 17 (23.29%) Software Packaging
3 12 (16.44%) J2EE
4 11 (15.07%) Middleware
5 9 (12.33%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (8.22%) .NET
6 6 (8.22%) Servlets
7 3 (4.11%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.11%) JPA
7 3 (4.11%) REST
7 3 (4.11%) Spring
7 3 (4.11%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.37%) OAuth2
8 1 (1.37%) Serverless Framework
8 1 (1.37%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 44 (60.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.07%) Tandem
3 8 (10.96%) DataPower
4 7 (9.59%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.74%) Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 62 (84.93%) AIX
1 62 (84.93%) Unix
2 58 (79.45%) Linux
3 45 (61.64%) Windows
4 33 (45.21%) Windows 2000
4 33 (45.21%) Windows XP
5 20 (27.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
7 9 (12.33%) OS/390
7 9 (12.33%) Solaris
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) DevOps
2 40 (54.79%) ITIL
3 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (42.47%) Open Source
5 30 (41.10%) Service Management
6 27 (36.99%) Change Management
7 26 (35.62%) Configuration Management
8 25 (34.25%) Data Management
9 23 (31.51%) ITSM
10 22 (30.14%) Problem Management
10 22 (30.14%) Release Management
11 20 (27.40%) OO
12 17 (23.29%) PRINCE2
13 14 (19.18%) Change Control
14 13 (17.81%) Data Analysis
15 11 (15.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 9 (12.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (10.96%) Workflow
18 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.88%) Java
2 13 (17.81%) Perl
2 13 (17.81%) SQL
3 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.48%) C++
4 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) C
6 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.37%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (1.37%) Groovy
6 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.11%) MCSA
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.37%) Degree
6 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.40%) SLA
2 6 (8.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.22%) Xen
3 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.11%) vSphere
4 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (39.73%) Puppet
2 24 (32.88%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.96%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (54.79%) Microsoft
2 31 (42.47%) Oracle
3 30 (41.10%) IBM
4 24 (32.88%) Axway
5 22 (30.14%) Red Hat
6 21 (28.77%) Informatica
6 21 (28.77%) Siebel
7 19 (26.03%) HP
8 12 (16.44%) Sun
9 7 (9.59%) Google
9 7 (9.59%) VMware
10 2 (2.74%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.37%) Apigee
11 1 (1.37%) CA
11 1 (1.37%) Capita
11 1 (1.37%) Citrix