The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
England / North East
Rank 80 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 10 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.07% 1.46% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.93% 7.03% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 7
Median daily rate £320 £486 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.12% +76.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £530 £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
203 185 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.66% 20.81% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 118 98
Median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £22.85 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% -19.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the North East region.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in the North East

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the North East region.

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -29 9 £320 -34.12%
Durham - 1 - -
WebSphere Application Server
England

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 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 North East region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 33 (97.06%) Unix
3 32 (94.12%) AIX
3 32 (94.12%) IBM
4 31 (91.18%) Oracle
5 27 (79.41%) WebLogic
6 26 (76.47%) Axway
7 22 (64.71%) JBoss
8 21 (61.76%) Siebel
8 21 (61.76%) Informatica
8 21 (61.76%) Red Hat
8 21 (61.76%) WebSphere MQ
8 21 (61.76%) Configuration Management
8 21 (61.76%) DevOps
9 20 (58.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 20 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (58.82%) Puppet
9 20 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (58.82%) Linux
9 20 (58.82%) OO
10 19 (55.88%) HP
10 19 (55.88%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (52.94%) Java
12 17 (50.00%) Software Packaging
13 16 (47.06%) SSL
14 15 (44.12%) Perl
15 14 (41.18%) Sun
16 13 (38.24%) Middleware
16 13 (38.24%) Change Control

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 34 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 27 (79.41%) WebLogic
3 22 (64.71%) JBoss
4 12 (35.29%) MQSeries
5 10 (29.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 10 (29.41%) Tuxedo
6 8 (23.53%) FileNet
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (17.65%) AquaLogic
7 6 (17.65%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 20 (58.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (17.65%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) SSL
2 8 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (23.53%) LDAP
2 8 (23.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Junior
5 2 (5.88%) Junior DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 17 (50.00%) Software Packaging
3 13 (38.24%) Middleware
4 12 (35.29%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (14.71%) J2EE
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.94%) HTML
6 1 (2.94%) jQuery
6 1 (2.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) DataPower
3 7 (20.59%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Unix
2 32 (94.12%) AIX
3 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 20 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (35.29%) OS/390
4 12 (35.29%) Solaris
4 12 (35.29%) Windows
4 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Configuration Management
1 21 (61.76%) DevOps
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) OO
3 13 (38.24%) Change Control
4 12 (35.29%) ITIL
5 8 (23.53%) Change Management
5 8 (23.53%) Problem Management
5 8 (23.53%) Release Management
5 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 8 (23.53%) Workflow
6 6 (17.65%) QMS
6 6 (17.65%) Security Management
7 1 (2.94%) BDD
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) Perl
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) C
4 5 (14.71%) C++
5 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (58.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) IBM
2 31 (91.18%) Oracle
3 26 (76.47%) Axway
4 21 (61.76%) Informatica
4 21 (61.76%) Red Hat
4 21 (61.76%) Siebel
5 19 (55.88%) HP
6 14 (41.18%) Sun
7 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.76%) Fujitsu