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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 48 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 59 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.18% 1.95% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.55% 8.90% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 9 1
Median daily rate £335 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
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
318 146 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.94% 21.95% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 104 100
Median daily rate £340 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £537 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.85 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.97%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 65 (87.84%) Unix
1 65 (87.84%) AIX
2 53 (71.62%) Linux
3 51 (68.92%) Windows
4 46 (62.16%) ITIL
4 46 (62.16%) Microsoft
5 40 (54.05%) DevOps
6 39 (52.70%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (48.65%) Oracle
8 35 (47.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 35 (47.30%) IBM
9 32 (43.24%) Change Management
10 31 (41.89%) Windows XP
10 31 (41.89%) Windows 2000
11 30 (40.54%) Configuration Management
11 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (39.19%) Release Management
12 29 (39.19%) WebLogic
12 29 (39.19%) Java
12 29 (39.19%) Open Source
13 28 (37.84%) Axway
13 28 (37.84%) Service Management
14 27 (36.49%) Problem Management
14 27 (36.49%) SSL
14 27 (36.49%) SaaS
14 27 (36.49%) PaaS
14 27 (36.49%) IaaS
15 25 (33.78%) MS Excel
16 24 (32.43%) MS PowerPoint
17 23 (31.08%) Data Management

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 (47.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 29 (39.19%) WebLogic
3 18 (24.32%) JBoss
4 17 (22.97%) MQSeries
4 17 (22.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 15 (20.27%) Tuxedo
6 11 (14.86%) AquaLogic
6 11 (14.86%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (10.81%) FileNet
7 8 (10.81%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (8.11%) Apache
8 6 (8.11%) IIS
8 6 (8.11%) Jetty
8 6 (8.11%) Mongrel
8 6 (8.11%) nginx
8 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
9 4 (5.41%) SAS
10 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (33.78%) MS Excel
2 24 (32.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (22.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (14.86%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.49%) IaaS
1 27 (36.49%) PaaS
1 27 (36.49%) SaaS
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (8.11%) Google App Engine
2 6 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.70%) HP Helion
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.49%) SSL
2 9 (12.16%) Network Security
3 8 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (10.81%) LDAP
4 6 (8.11%) DHCP
4 6 (8.11%) DNS
4 6 (8.11%) FTP
4 6 (8.11%) HTTP
4 6 (8.11%) IPsec
4 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (4.05%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.11%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Analyst
3 13 (17.57%) Operations Analyst
3 13 (17.57%) Operations Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Support Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Operational Support Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Operations Support Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Support Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Unix Support
9 3 (4.05%) Unix Support Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (24.32%) IBM Integration Bus
2 18 (24.32%) Middleware
3 17 (22.97%) J2EE
4 14 (18.92%) Software Packaging
5 6 (8.11%) .NET
5 6 (8.11%) Servlets
6 1 (1.35%) JMS
6 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (52.70%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.86%) Tandem
3 8 (10.81%) DataPower
4 7 (9.46%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Clustering
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (87.84%) AIX
1 65 (87.84%) Unix
2 53 (71.62%) Linux
3 51 (68.92%) Windows
4 31 (41.89%) Windows 2000
4 31 (41.89%) Windows XP
5 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
6 17 (22.97%) OS/390
6 17 (22.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (22.97%) Solaris
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) ITIL
2 40 (54.05%) DevOps
3 32 (43.24%) Change Management
4 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (40.54%) Configuration Management
5 29 (39.19%) Open Source
5 29 (39.19%) Release Management
6 28 (37.84%) Service Management
7 27 (36.49%) Problem Management
8 23 (31.08%) Data Management
9 21 (28.38%) ITSM
10 17 (22.97%) OO
11 15 (20.27%) PRINCE2
12 14 (18.92%) Service Delivery
13 13 (17.57%) Data Analysis
13 13 (17.57%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (14.86%) Change Control
14 11 (14.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 11 (14.86%) QMS
14 11 (14.86%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) Java
2 19 (25.68%) Perl
3 11 (14.86%) C++
4 10 (13.51%) C
4 10 (13.51%) SQL
5 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.05%) MCSA
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.32%) SLA
2 8 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.11%) Xen
3 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (31.08%) Puppet
2 18 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 36 (48.65%) Oracle
3 35 (47.30%) IBM
4 28 (37.84%) Axway
5 19 (25.68%) Red Hat
5 19 (25.68%) Sun
6 18 (24.32%) Informatica
6 18 (24.32%) Siebel
7 16 (21.62%) HP
8 9 (12.16%) Fujitsu
9 7 (9.46%) VMware
10 6 (8.11%) Google
11 1 (1.35%) Capita
11 1 (1.35%) Citrix