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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 61 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-27 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 9 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.29% 1.13% 3.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.23% 10.00% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 14
Average daily rate
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£335 £240 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.58% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £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 £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
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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
172 40 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.75% 11.33% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 21 46
Average daily rate £325 £286 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 10
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £20.85 £25.00
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 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 -28 8 £335 +39.58%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 29 (87.88%) Oracle
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) Linux
3 16 (48.48%) Informatica
4 15 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 14 (42.42%) IBM
5 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (42.42%) Oracle Database
6 10 (30.30%) VMware
7 9 (27.27%) UNIX
8 8 (24.24%) Siebel
8 8 (24.24%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
9 7 (21.21%) ETL
9 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Sun
10 6 (18.18%) LDAP
10 6 (18.18%) JBoss
10 6 (18.18%) Workflow
11 5 (15.15%) ISEB
11 5 (15.15%) AIX
11 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
11 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
12 4 (12.12%) System Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Axway
12 4 (12.12%) Web Services
12 4 (12.12%) Java

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.09%) FileNet
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) LDAP
2 3 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) DTS
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Tester
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.09%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) ActiveX
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.09%) DCOM
4 2 (6.06%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (27.27%) UNIX
4 5 (15.15%) AIX
5 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
1 7 (21.21%) ETL
2 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (18.18%) Workflow
3 4 (12.12%) System Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) Perl
2 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.09%) VB6
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.09%) VB
3 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Oracle
2 16 (48.48%) Informatica
3 15 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 14 (42.42%) IBM
5 10 (30.30%) VMware
6 8 (24.24%) Siebel
7 6 (18.18%) Sun
7 6 (18.18%) JBoss
8 4 (12.12%) Axway
8 4 (12.12%) HP
9 3 (9.09%) Business Objects