The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 39 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 13 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.42% 0.60% 1.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.21% 7.41% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 9
Average daily rate
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£260 - £260
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 - £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -30.38%
Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
116 27 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.56% 8.04% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 17 61
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £380 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Average hourly rate £17.05 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £15.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £15.00 £24.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
WebSphere
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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 25 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 37 (84.09%) Oracle
1 37 (84.09%) Linux
2 26 (59.09%) UNIX
3 20 (45.45%) Informatica
3 20 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 19 (43.18%) IBM
4 19 (43.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (36.36%) Java
6 15 (34.09%) .NET
6 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
7 14 (31.82%) SQL
8 13 (29.55%) WebSphere MQ
8 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
9 12 (27.27%) Integration Testing
9 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
9 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 12 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
9 12 (27.27%) TIBCO
9 12 (27.27%) Middleware
9 12 (27.27%) JBoss
9 12 (27.27%) Siebel
9 12 (27.27%) SOA
9 12 (27.27%) RDBMS
10 11 (25.00%) Tuxedo
10 11 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 11 (25.00%) Finance
10 11 (25.00%) Manufacturing
11 10 (22.73%) VMware

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 11 (25.00%) Tuxedo
2 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.09%) FileNet
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) LDAP
2 4 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 12 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.82%) DTS
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
1 11 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) SOA Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Build Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Environment Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Programmer
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) .NET
2 13 (29.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (27.27%) Middleware
3 12 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (9.09%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) ActiveX
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.82%) DCOM
5 3 (6.82%) Software Packaging
6 2 (4.55%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Informatics
1 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Linux
2 26 (59.09%) UNIX
3 19 (43.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (22.73%) AIX
5 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) SOA
1 12 (27.27%) Integration Testing
1 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.91%) Workflow
3 7 (15.91%) ETL
3 7 (15.91%) Change Control
4 4 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.27%) Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) Perl
4 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) VB6
5 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.82%) VB
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Oracle
2 20 (45.45%) Informatica
2 20 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 19 (43.18%) IBM
4 12 (27.27%) JBoss
4 12 (27.27%) Siebel
4 12 (27.27%) TIBCO
5 10 (22.73%) VMware
6 7 (15.91%) Axway
6 7 (15.91%) Sun
6 7 (15.91%) HP
7 4 (9.09%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft