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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 55 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 54 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.28% 2.78% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.82% 13.71% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 7
Median daily rate £335 £417 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% +51.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £296 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £533 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
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
321 197 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.42% 20.31% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 129 140
Median daily rate £338 £417 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% +28.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.85 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £26.40 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.39%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 51 £335 -22.67%
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 North East region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 72 (88.89%) AIX
2 71 (87.65%) Unix
3 59 (72.84%) Linux
4 55 (67.90%) Windows
5 50 (61.73%) ITIL
6 48 (59.26%) Microsoft
7 44 (54.32%) DevOps
8 43 (53.09%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (46.91%) IBM
9 38 (46.91%) Oracle
10 37 (45.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 35 (43.21%) Windows 2000
11 35 (43.21%) Windows XP
11 35 (43.21%) Change Management
11 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (40.74%) Open Source
13 32 (39.51%) Service Management
14 31 (38.27%) Configuration Management
14 31 (38.27%) WebLogic
14 31 (38.27%) SaaS
14 31 (38.27%) PaaS
14 31 (38.27%) IaaS
15 30 (37.04%) Axway
16 29 (35.80%) Problem Management
16 29 (35.80%) Release Management
16 29 (35.80%) Java
17 27 (33.33%) MS Excel
17 27 (33.33%) SSL
17 27 (33.33%) Data Management
18 26 (32.10%) MS PowerPoint

WebSphere
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 37 (45.68%) WebSphere Application Server
2 31 (38.27%) WebLogic
3 20 (24.69%) JBoss
4 17 (20.99%) MQSeries
4 17 (20.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 15 (18.52%) Tuxedo
6 11 (13.58%) AquaLogic
6 11 (13.58%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (9.88%) FileNet
7 8 (9.88%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (7.41%) Apache
8 6 (7.41%) IIS
8 6 (7.41%) Jetty
8 6 (7.41%) Mongrel
8 6 (7.41%) nginx
8 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
9 4 (4.94%) SAS
10 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 26 (32.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (23.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (13.58%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (38.27%) IaaS
1 31 (38.27%) PaaS
1 31 (38.27%) SaaS
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.41%) Google App Engine
2 6 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.47%) HP Helion
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.33%) SSL
2 9 (11.11%) Network Security
3 8 (9.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (9.88%) LDAP
4 6 (7.41%) DHCP
4 6 (7.41%) DNS
4 6 (7.41%) FTP
4 6 (7.41%) HTTP
4 6 (7.41%) IPsec
4 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.41%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (20.99%) Operations Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) Operations Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) Support Analyst
5 13 (16.05%) Operational Support Analyst
5 13 (16.05%) Operations Support Analyst
6 11 (13.58%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Linux Support
10 4 (4.94%) Middleware Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (3.70%) Middleware Consultant
11 3 (3.70%) Unix Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Unix Support Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) WebSphere MQ
2 19 (23.46%) Middleware
3 18 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
4 17 (20.99%) J2EE
5 16 (19.75%) Software Packaging
6 6 (7.41%) .NET
6 6 (7.41%) Servlets
7 1 (1.23%) JMS
7 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (53.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.58%) Tandem
3 8 (9.88%) DataPower
4 7 (8.64%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) Clustering
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 72 (88.89%) AIX
2 71 (87.65%) Unix
3 59 (72.84%) Linux
4 55 (67.90%) Windows
5 35 (43.21%) Windows 2000
5 35 (43.21%) Windows XP
6 20 (24.69%) Windows Server
7 19 (23.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (22.22%) Solaris
9 17 (20.99%) OS/390
10 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (61.73%) ITIL
2 44 (54.32%) DevOps
3 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (43.21%) Change Management
4 33 (40.74%) Open Source
5 32 (39.51%) Service Management
6 31 (38.27%) Configuration Management
7 29 (35.80%) Problem Management
7 29 (35.80%) Release Management
8 27 (33.33%) Data Management
9 25 (30.86%) ITSM
10 19 (23.46%) OO
11 18 (22.22%) PRINCE2
12 14 (17.28%) Service Delivery
13 13 (16.05%) Data Analysis
13 13 (16.05%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (14.81%) Change Control
15 11 (13.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 11 (13.58%) QMS
15 11 (13.58%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) Java
2 20 (24.69%) Perl
3 11 (13.58%) C++
4 10 (12.35%) C
4 10 (12.35%) SQL
5 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) Korn
6 1 (1.23%) Python
6 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.70%) MCSA
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.47%) Degree
7 1 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.69%) SLA
2 8 (9.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) Xen
3 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (30.86%) Puppet
2 20 (24.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 38 (46.91%) IBM
2 38 (46.91%) Oracle
3 30 (37.04%) Axway
4 22 (27.16%) Red Hat
5 20 (24.69%) Informatica
5 20 (24.69%) Siebel
5 20 (24.69%) Sun
6 18 (22.22%) HP
7 9 (11.11%) Fujitsu
8 7 (8.64%) VMware
9 6 (7.41%) Google
10 1 (1.23%) Capita
10 1 (1.23%) Citrix