The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 56 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.37% 1.63% 4.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.73% 7.30% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 11
Average daily rate £450 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £264 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £366 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
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
England

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
205 137 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.07% 22.31% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 90 62
Average daily rate £417 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £255 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £467 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £22.85 £28.50 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.82% -83.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

WebSphere
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 across the North East region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the North East

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

WebSphere
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 across the North East region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -19 22 £450 +63.63%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 47 (90.38%) Java
2 46 (88.46%) SSL
3 44 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 40 (76.92%) J2EE
4 40 (76.92%) Linux
4 40 (76.92%) Configuration Management
5 36 (69.23%) .NET
5 36 (69.23%) IIS
5 36 (69.23%) Apache
6 33 (63.46%) FTP
7 31 (59.62%) HTTP
8 30 (57.69%) VMware
8 30 (57.69%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (57.69%) Jetty
8 30 (57.69%) nginx
9 29 (55.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (55.77%) TCP/IP
9 29 (55.77%) Tomcat
9 29 (55.77%) Servlets
10 28 (53.85%) Xen
10 28 (53.85%) Jenkins
11 27 (51.92%) IPsec
11 27 (51.92%) DHCP
11 27 (51.92%) DNS
12 24 (46.15%) WebSphere Application Server
13 22 (42.31%) Oracle
13 22 (42.31%) Solaris
14 21 (40.38%) AIX
15 20 (38.46%) Windows
15 20 (38.46%) Oracle HTTP Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (69.23%) Apache
1 36 (69.23%) IIS
2 30 (57.69%) Jetty
2 30 (57.69%) nginx
3 29 (55.77%) Tomcat
4 24 (46.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 20 (38.46%) Oracle Application Server
5 20 (38.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (21.15%) Oracle 10gAS
7 10 (19.23%) PowerExchange
8 9 (17.31%) AquaLogic
8 9 (17.31%) MQSeries
8 9 (17.31%) Tuxedo
8 9 (17.31%) WebLogic
9 6 (11.54%) CICS
9 6 (11.54%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (3.85%) CMS
10 2 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (32.69%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (30.77%) Google App Engine
2 16 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 46 (88.46%) SSL
2 33 (63.46%) FTP
3 31 (59.62%) HTTP
4 29 (55.77%) TCP/IP
5 27 (51.92%) DHCP
5 27 (51.92%) DNS
5 27 (51.92%) IPsec
6 6 (11.54%) WinSCP
7 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (21.15%) PowerCenter
2 7 (13.46%) DB2
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (11.54%) Easytrieve
3 6 (11.54%) MS Access
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.62%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 11 (21.15%) Log4j
3 6 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.92%) ClearQuest
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Applications Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Middleware Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) WebOps Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Web Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Java Mobile Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Java Applications Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Senior WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (76.92%) J2EE
2 36 (69.23%) .NET
3 29 (55.77%) Servlets
4 10 (19.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 9 (17.31%) Middleware
6 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 6 (11.54%) ISPF
7 5 (9.62%) HTML
7 5 (9.62%) XML
8 4 (7.69%) CSS
8 4 (7.69%) Web Services
9 3 (5.77%) XSLT
10 2 (3.85%) Ajax
10 2 (3.85%) HTML5
10 2 (3.85%) JSON
10 2 (3.85%) REST
10 2 (3.85%) SAML
10 2 (3.85%) SOAP
10 2 (3.85%) XHTML
11 1 (1.92%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (13.46%) Mainframe
2 6 (11.54%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (11.54%) VSAM
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) DataPower
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Linux
2 22 (42.31%) Solaris
3 21 (40.38%) AIX
4 20 (38.46%) Windows
5 10 (19.23%) Unix
6 9 (17.31%) OS/390
7 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (11.54%) MVS
9 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) Configuration Management
2 30 (57.69%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.69%) Web Operations
5 16 (30.77%) DevOps
6 14 (26.92%) Automated Testing
6 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
7 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
8 9 (17.31%) Change Management
8 9 (17.31%) ITIL
8 9 (17.31%) Problem Management
8 9 (17.31%) QMS
8 9 (17.31%) Release Management
9 8 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (15.38%) Security Management
10 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.54%) CRM
11 3 (5.77%) Open Source
12 2 (3.85%) Microservices
12 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) C++
3 15 (28.85%) Perl
4 9 (17.31%) C
4 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.46%) C#
6 6 (11.54%) Assembly Language
6 6 (11.54%) CLIST
6 6 (11.54%) COBOL
6 6 (11.54%) JCL
6 6 (11.54%) REXX
6 6 (11.54%) VBA
7 2 (3.85%) Ada
7 2 (3.85%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (55.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (53.85%) Xen
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (11.54%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 30 (57.69%) VMware
3 22 (42.31%) Oracle
4 20 (38.46%) Axway
5 17 (32.69%) Google
6 16 (30.77%) IBM
7 15 (28.85%) Sun
8 11 (21.15%) Genesys
8 11 (21.15%) Informatica
9 9 (17.31%) Fujitsu
9 9 (17.31%) Metastorm
10 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
10 7 (13.46%) SAP
11 6 (11.54%) CA
11 6 (11.54%) Micro Focus
11 6 (11.54%) Siebel
12 1 (1.92%) HP