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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 49 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 8 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.73% - 4.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.41% - 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 14
Average daily rate
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£335 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.42%
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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
108 23 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.33% 16.79% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 15 42
Average daily rate £325 £300 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +19.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
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 September 2014.

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 September 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 28 (96.55%) Oracle
2 19 (65.52%) Linux
3 16 (55.17%) Informatica
4 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
4 15 (51.72%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (44.83%) IBM
6 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database
7 10 (34.48%) VMware
8 9 (31.03%) UNIX
9 8 (27.59%) Siebel
10 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (24.14%) ETL
10 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
11 6 (20.69%) Sun
11 6 (20.69%) JBoss
11 6 (20.69%) LDAP
11 6 (20.69%) Workflow
12 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (17.24%) AIX
12 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
12 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (17.24%) ISEB
12 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (13.79%) Project Management
13 4 (13.79%) HP
13 4 (13.79%) Java
13 4 (13.79%) Perl
13 4 (13.79%) Web Services

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.34%) FileNet
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) LDAP
2 3 (10.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Environment Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (31.03%) UNIX
4 5 (17.24%) AIX
5 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ETL
1 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
2 6 (20.69%) Workflow
3 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) System Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.79%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Oracle
2 16 (55.17%) Informatica
3 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
4 13 (44.83%) IBM
5 10 (34.48%) VMware
6 8 (27.59%) Siebel
7 6 (20.69%) JBoss
7 6 (20.69%) Sun
8 4 (13.79%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) Axway
9 3 (10.34%) Business Objects