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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 83 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 24 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.09% 2.35% 3.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.52% 11.61% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 16
Median daily rate £300 £282 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -33.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.47% -4.76%
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
319 112 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.72% 20.25% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 82 92
Median daily rate £300 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £12.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +19.66%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 36 (80.00%) Linux
2 34 (75.56%) Java
2 34 (75.56%) Oracle
3 33 (73.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 33 (73.33%) AIX
4 32 (71.11%) SSL
5 30 (66.67%) Configuration Management
5 30 (66.67%) Axway
6 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
7 28 (62.22%) IBM
8 26 (57.78%) Informatica
9 22 (48.89%) Red Hat
9 22 (48.89%) Unix
9 22 (48.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (46.67%) Windows
10 21 (46.67%) IIS
10 21 (46.67%) .NET
10 21 (46.67%) J2EE
10 21 (46.67%) Apache
10 21 (46.67%) Siebel
11 20 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (42.22%) DevOps
12 19 (42.22%) FTP
12 19 (42.22%) WebLogic
13 18 (40.00%) Perl
13 18 (40.00%) Solaris
13 18 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (37.78%) Oracle Application Server
14 17 (37.78%) Sun

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 33 (73.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 21 (46.67%) Apache
2 21 (46.67%) IIS
3 19 (42.22%) WebLogic
4 18 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 17 (37.78%) Oracle Application Server
6 15 (33.33%) JBoss
6 15 (33.33%) Jetty
6 15 (33.33%) nginx
6 15 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 11 (24.44%) Oracle 10gAS
8 10 (22.22%) PowerExchange
9 7 (15.56%) CICS
9 7 (15.56%) MQSeries
9 7 (15.56%) Tuxedo
10 6 (13.33%) Confluence
10 6 (13.33%) Oracle Spatial
10 6 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (8.89%) AquaLogic
12 3 (6.67%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (26.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (8.89%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.44%) Google App Engine
2 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (71.11%) SSL
2 19 (42.22%) FTP
3 15 (33.33%) HTTP
3 15 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (28.89%) DHCP
4 13 (28.89%) DNS
4 13 (28.89%) IPsec
5 6 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (13.33%) LDAP
5 6 (13.33%) Network Security
5 6 (13.33%) WinSCP
6 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (24.44%) PowerCenter
3 7 (15.56%) DB2
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (13.33%) Easytrieve
4 6 (13.33%) MS Access
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 15 (33.33%) Travis CI
2 11 (24.44%) Log4j
3 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.33%) JIRA
3 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Applications Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) .NET
1 21 (46.67%) J2EE
2 14 (31.11%) Servlets
3 13 (28.89%) Software Packaging
4 12 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (15.56%) IBM Integration Bus
5 7 (15.56%) Middleware
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (13.33%) ISPF
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
7 1 (2.22%) WSDL
7 1 (2.22%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) XSD
7 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) DataPower
2 7 (15.56%) Mainframe
3 6 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (13.33%) VSAM
4 3 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (80.00%) Linux
2 33 (73.33%) AIX
3 22 (48.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (48.89%) Unix
4 21 (46.67%) Windows
5 18 (40.00%) Solaris
6 7 (15.56%) OS/390
6 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
7 6 (13.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 19 (42.22%) DevOps
3 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (33.33%) OO
5 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Unit Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Change Control
7 9 (20.00%) ITIL
8 7 (15.56%) Web Operations
9 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.33%) CRM
9 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
9 6 (13.33%) Workflow
10 5 (11.11%) Change Management
10 5 (11.11%) Release Management
10 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (11.11%) Security Management
10 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.67%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) Java
2 18 (40.00%) Perl
3 13 (28.89%) C++
4 7 (15.56%) C
4 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.33%) Assembly Language
5 6 (13.33%) C#
5 6 (13.33%) CLIST
5 6 (13.33%) COBOL
5 6 (13.33%) JCL
5 6 (13.33%) REXX
5 6 (13.33%) SQL
5 6 (13.33%) VBA
6 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (31.11%) Xen
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (13.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) Puppet
2 15 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (75.56%) Oracle
2 30 (66.67%) Axway
3 29 (64.44%) Microsoft
4 28 (62.22%) IBM
5 26 (57.78%) Informatica
6 22 (48.89%) Red Hat
7 21 (46.67%) Siebel
8 17 (37.78%) Sun
9 15 (33.33%) HP
9 15 (33.33%) VMware
10 11 (24.44%) Genesys
11 7 (15.56%) SAP
12 6 (13.33%) CA
12 6 (13.33%) Micro Focus
13 4 (8.89%) Fujitsu
14 2 (4.44%) Google
15 1 (2.22%) Cisco
15 1 (2.22%) Citrix
15 1 (2.22%) Lotus