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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 47 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.24% 0.91% 5.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% 3.90% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 11
Average daily rate £450 £398 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +52.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £356 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £440 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.72%
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
154 77 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.65% 23.40% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 62 51
Average daily rate £425 £390 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £255 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.85 £13.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.76% -92.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 44 (93.62%) SSL
2 43 (91.49%) Java
3 42 (89.36%) Microsoft
4 39 (82.98%) Linux
5 38 (80.85%) Configuration Management
6 36 (76.60%) Apache
6 36 (76.60%) .NET
6 36 (76.60%) J2EE
6 36 (76.60%) IIS
7 33 (70.21%) FTP
8 31 (65.96%) HTTP
9 30 (63.83%) VMware
9 30 (63.83%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (63.83%) Jetty
9 30 (63.83%) nginx
10 29 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (61.70%) TCP/IP
10 29 (61.70%) Tomcat
10 29 (61.70%) Servlets
11 28 (59.57%) Xen
11 28 (59.57%) Jenkins
12 27 (57.45%) DHCP
12 27 (57.45%) IPsec
12 27 (57.45%) DNS
13 20 (42.55%) Solaris
13 20 (42.55%) WebSphere Application Server
14 19 (40.43%) Oracle
15 18 (38.30%) Windows
15 18 (38.30%) AIX
15 18 (38.30%) Oracle HTTP Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 36 (76.60%) Apache
1 36 (76.60%) IIS
2 30 (63.83%) Jetty
2 30 (63.83%) nginx
3 29 (61.70%) Tomcat
4 20 (42.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 18 (38.30%) Oracle Application Server
5 18 (38.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (23.40%) Oracle 10gAS
7 10 (21.28%) PowerExchange
8 7 (14.89%) AquaLogic
8 7 (14.89%) MQSeries
8 7 (14.89%) Tuxedo
8 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
9 6 (12.77%) CICS
9 6 (12.77%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (4.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.17%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (36.17%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (34.04%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (34.04%) Google App Engine
2 16 (34.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (93.62%) SSL
2 33 (70.21%) FTP
3 31 (65.96%) HTTP
4 29 (61.70%) TCP/IP
5 27 (57.45%) DHCP
5 27 (57.45%) DNS
5 27 (57.45%) IPsec
6 6 (12.77%) WinSCP
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (23.40%) PowerCenter
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (12.77%) DB2
3 6 (12.77%) Easytrieve
3 6 (12.77%) MS Access
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.64%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (59.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (23.40%) Log4j
3 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
3 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Applications Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Developer
3 6 (12.77%) WebOps Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Web Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Network Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
1 36 (76.60%) J2EE
2 29 (61.70%) Servlets
3 7 (14.89%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (14.89%) Middleware
4 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.77%) ISPF
5 3 (6.38%) HTML
5 3 (6.38%) XML
6 2 (4.26%) CSS
6 2 (4.26%) JSON
6 2 (4.26%) REST
6 2 (4.26%) SAML
6 2 (4.26%) SOAP
6 2 (4.26%) Web Services
7 1 (2.13%) WSDL
7 1 (2.13%) XSD
7 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.77%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (12.77%) Mainframe
1 6 (12.77%) VSAM
2 1 (2.13%) DataPower
2 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (82.98%) Linux
2 20 (42.55%) Solaris
3 18 (38.30%) AIX
3 18 (38.30%) Windows
4 8 (17.02%) Unix
5 7 (14.89%) OS/390
5 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (12.77%) MVS
7 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) Configuration Management
2 30 (63.83%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (36.17%) Web Operations
5 16 (34.04%) DevOps
6 14 (29.79%) Automated Testing
6 14 (29.79%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Change Management
7 7 (14.89%) ITIL
7 7 (14.89%) Problem Management
7 7 (14.89%) QMS
7 7 (14.89%) Release Management
7 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
8 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.77%) CRM
8 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) Security Management
9 3 (6.38%) Open Source
10 2 (4.26%) Microservices
10 2 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (91.49%) Java
2 15 (31.91%) C++
3 13 (27.66%) Perl
4 7 (14.89%) C
4 7 (14.89%) C#
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) Assembly Language
5 6 (12.77%) CLIST
5 6 (12.77%) COBOL
5 6 (12.77%) JCL
5 6 (12.77%) REXX
5 6 (12.77%) VBA
6 2 (4.26%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (59.57%) Xen
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (12.77%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (89.36%) Microsoft
2 30 (63.83%) VMware
3 19 (40.43%) Oracle
4 18 (38.30%) Axway
5 17 (36.17%) Google
6 13 (27.66%) IBM
6 13 (27.66%) Sun
7 11 (23.40%) Genesys
7 11 (23.40%) Informatica
8 7 (14.89%) Fujitsu
8 7 (14.89%) Metastorm
8 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
8 7 (14.89%) SAP
9 6 (12.77%) CA
9 6 (12.77%) Micro Focus
9 6 (12.77%) Siebel
10 1 (2.13%) HP